Posts By: Jaki Waggamon

Puppy Raiser Showcase: The Brinkers

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My name is Heather Brinker. My family found out about 4 Paws for Ability in 2016 when my niece was getting a service dog. They told us about the need for puppy raisers, so we applied and took home our first foster on my niece’s graduation day! Shortly after that the doctor told us that our daughter’s pain condition was… Read more »

Puppy Raiser Showcase: Kate

Posted by & filed under 4 Paws University, Ohio State University.

Maggie, basically forced me to become a part of 4 Paws, and for that I’m infinitely grateful! Maggie is my sorority twin sister, and she was so passionate about 4 Paws and about eventually becoming a handler that it was contagious. There was no way to listen to her talk about her experiences without desperately… Read more »

Puppy Raiser Showcase: Stacey

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My name is Stacey Tatter and I’ve been a Traditional Foster since Jan 19th, 2017. I wouldn’t change that decision in a million years. My first foster was Rhapsody, a full golden and I had her through August that year when she went into Advanced Training. They say the best way to get over Give Back Day… Read more »

You could raise a puppy too!

Posted by & filed under Traditional Puppy Raiser, Volunteer.

Please consider welcoming a service dog in training into your home by taking part in our Puppy Raiser Program as a Volunteer Trainer! No experience is required, just loving people ready to commit to partnering with 4 Paws to raise a service dog in training. Please go to our website to learn the steps to… Read more »

Isaiah Springer

Posted by & filed under Make a Dream Come True.

Isaiah is a sweet and loving 6 year old boy.  He lives at home with his 3 siblings, both parents and his pet tortoise, Hector. Isaiah’s father, is an Active duty Air Force member and is regularly away from home on behalf of his country.  Every few years Isaiah and his family are required to… Read more »