Posts Categorized: From the Staff

Freedom from “dis” Ability Gala and 20th Anniversary Celebration

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4 Paws for Ability is excited to share that 2018 marks 20 years of freedom from disability through the placement of task trained service dogs with children and veterans. Founder, Karen Shirk, envisioned a place where every person with a disability was viewed as equal, valuable, and important following her own struggles to obtain a… Read more »

Dayton Daily News: “Service dogs underscore a ‘magic’ bond”

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May 8, 2014— This interview with our founder, Karen Shirk, ran in the “Ideas and Voices” section of the Dayton Daily News, the major newspaper serving the metropolitan region which includes 4 Paws home of Xenia, Ohio. We recently learned of a local service that helps people in an unusual way — by putting service… Read more »