Girl blows out candles, lends helping hand to 4 Paws

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Sarah MacKenzie

Birthday party goes to the dogs at 4 Paws  XENIA, Ohio – What could be better than a birthday party full of puppies? Maybe a girl who, instead of gifts for herself, donates to help those puppies get everything they need to be the best service dogs they can be for children with disabilities who… Read more »

Max, dog in blue

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Police dog Maximilian works hard, serves & protects alongside partner, best friend LAWRENCE, Ind. – Most police partners will tell you that they are willing to take a bullet for their own in blue, however, some partners come in the canine persuasion and make more than a partner, but also a best friend. Maximilian aka… Read more »

Kudos to LEGO!

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Zach & Twinkie

I just got off the phone with LEGO’s Operations Manager for North American Stores regarding our experience at their mall location in NJ. Wow.  He was very apologetic and took full responsibility for what had happened on Saturday. (If you didn’t see my last post, one of their staff was very confused and challenged Twinkie… Read more »

GOOD NEWS: Update on Bobo & Danielle

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Hi gang! I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and the New Year is starting out great. Ours is awesome! We love Bobo and he is adjusting very well, considering we have had a house full of company and lots of cooking this season.  He does like to jump on visitors and some think it… Read more »

N.J. Animal Hospital raises over $2K for 4 Paws

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Mount Laurel Animal Hospital of Mount Laurel, N.J., held its Client Appreciation Open House in September and it brought not only beautiful weather and a nice crowd, but also $2,117.06 to benefit 4 Paws for Ability. “We truly hope we were able to bring awareness to our clients about the wonderful work 4 Paws for… Read more »

Special note from a special lady

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Photo by Jessica Noll-Korczyk

Thank you, Karen, for letting Bill and I adopt Ester (aka Carly). I would like to thank the trainers, the prisoner trainers, dog care workers, socializers and all who had a hand in Carly’s training and care. She is an exceptional dog. I know that sometimes it may seem a failure or waste of time for a dog… Read more »

STAR Foster | Elly Organiscak

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Elly: Mom teaches, learns NORTH ROYALTON, Ohio – For Elly Organiscak, it all started with a Google search. “You will read it and hear it that 4 Paws is magical. It really is…” After researching service dog agencies, she found her home with 4 Paws for Ability. That’s when she and her family decided to… Read more »

Paw of the Class: Joel & Jubliee, furever friends

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XENIA, Ohio – It was love at first sight as Founder, Executive Director and Papillon-lover, Karen Shirk made her way to then 12-year-old Joel Wilcox with his new furry, four-legged best friend Jubilee, better known as JuJu Bean, his new seizure-alert dog, on the first day of the December’s Holiday Hounds class. The tiny dog’s… Read more »

4 Paws @Big Blue

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LEXINGTON, Ky. – As the brightly colored autumn leaves wisp passed the busy, bustling students on their way across campus to their next lecture, some students at the University of Kentucky are taking a moment to say ‘goodbye’ to those who became best friends to them throughout the fall semester. Smiles and tears cannot be… Read more »