Breeding Dogs Need Homes

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4 Paws for Ability is seeking loving and responsible homes for our breeding dogs, who produce the puppies who will become future service dogs for children and veterans with disabilities. Labrador Retrievers: Sophia, Tandy, Syndey, Juno, Delilah, CJ; Collies: Quinn; and Golden Retrievers: Celine, Moxie, Rinnah, Caepor and Gil need a home.  4 Paws pays… Read more »

August 2012 | A Class Full of Superheroes!

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XENIA, Ohio – A classroom full of superheroes took over 4 Paws over the last 11 days—both dogs and children donned capes and “Super” emblems on their chests. While each child’s Kryptonite varies, the pair of child and canine grew into a team. And together, as 4 Paws graduates, they are ready to fight seizures,… Read more »

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 »

Saluting the Class of July 2012!

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Devyn and Kite were one of nine graduates from the July 2012 class at 4 Paws. Congrats!

XENIA, Ohio – They came. They learned. They bonded. It was 11 days, 9 dogs and 18 smiles… dogs and children included of course. That’s what transpired over the span of two weeks at 4 Paws for Ability during July 2012’s training class. They came from all over the world, including a family who traveled… 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 »

Maddie and her best friend!

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Maddie and her Seizure Alert Service Dog Viva

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 »