Posts By: KarenS

Wonder Boy Gets Super Dog

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Dazzler gives family gift of ‘experiencing a normal life’ XENIA, Ohio – Ethan Innis cannot say many words, but one word that slides off his tongue easily is, “Dazzler.” And his parents Heather and Richard can now say that they feel like their son is “safe.” While he cannot speak volumes, he does like to write… words,… Read more »

STAR Volunteer – Ruth White

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XENIA, Ohio – Ruth White walks into 4 Paws, hands full. She is carrying a bucket of colorful blocks, a handful of coloring books and boxes full of small, metal toy cars. She makes her way into the play area, where she places them on the table and into the cubbies where they match other… Read more »

‘Truly a Wonder Dog’

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“Our hero, Max absolutely INSISTED on being in bed with Will during hiss EEG yesterday. So thankful again to those of you that made this possible… especially to 4 Paws! Without Max alerting we would not have known to bring Will in for this possibly life-saving test. He is truly a Wonder Dog.” -Meredith Moore… Read more »

Evan makes best friend for life

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Boy-turned author gets long-awaited service dog XENIA, Ohio – Evan Moss, a bubbly, very interactive 8-year-old plays with his electronic game. Legs stretched out behind him as he lay on his stomach, atop a quilted blanket. Next to him, legs stretched out, lying on her belly too is Mindy. Paws up, she is chewing on… Read more »

4 Paws named Midwest CHARITY OF THE YEAR!

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XENIA, Ohio — 4 Paws for Ability has been named the Midwest region’s Charity of the Year, by the 4th Annual Classy Awards, hosted by StayClassy.     “It was awesome just to be nominated but to win the regionals, that is just amazing! As the founder of 4 Paws I am humbled,” said Karen Shirk,… Read more »

Pirate, the one-eyed puppy, to help others… But first, he needs your help

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XENIA, Ohio — Pirate is unique to the typical impression associated with the words: ‘service dog.’ Like several hundred 4 Paws clients, he too is disabled, but that isn’t going to stop him from lending a paw to help others. Pirate, a Papillon puppy, was born April 16 to a single-puppy litter. A lone puppy,… Read more »