Posts Categorized: Mobility

Dogs Making a Difference: Thunderbolt and Caleb

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Freshpet is a proud partner of 4 Paws For Ability, a very special organization that custom-trains assistance dogs for children facing a variety of challenges. Freshpet is sending crates of fresh dog food to 4 Paws that they’re using to feed moms, puppies, and as high value training treats. And they’ve allowed us to share the… Read more »

Curb cuts, good for moms and dads with strollers, rollerbladers, and me!

Posted by & filed under ADA 25 Celebration, Fundraising, Mobility, Service Dog Education, Service Dog Stories.

25 Ways the Americans with Disabilities Act has Changed Lives 13. Curb cuts, good for moms and dads with strollers, rollerbladers, and me! This is Megan and her mobility assistant service dog, Monkey.  Megan and Monkey navigate through the world using a wheelchair.  As early as the 1940’s Kalamazoo, Michigan was installing curb cuts to… Read more »

I have fair access to employment.

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25 Ways the Americans with Disabilities Act has Changed Lives 10. I have fair access to employment. The ADA was the first comprehensive law to ensure fair access to all employment and prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of a disability. Prior to the ADA many people with disabilities struggled to acquire positions, and if… Read more »

Maddie and her best friend!

Posted by & filed under Mobility, Seizure Alert, Service Dog Stories.

Millions of Americans with disabilities rely on hope to get them through each day; hope for a breakthrough; hope for gaining or reclaiming independence; and hope for a friend. Each year, hundreds of them find hope at a handful of organizations across the country that train assistance dogs for people with disabilities. Dogs aren’t just… Read more »

Clifford saves Alex’s life

Posted by & filed under FASD, Mobility, Multipurpose.

“Clifford saved Alex’s life last night,” says Alex’s mother. “Earlier, we went to bed really tired, and were sleeping soundly when Alex got up and opened the back door. We didn’t hear the alarm. That’s when Clifford acted. He came into our bedroom and jumped into our bed licking my husband’s face then licking my… Read more »