Posts By: Jaki Waggamon

Alex & Tanaka

Posted by & filed under Autism, Service Dog Stories.

Alex and Tanaka are doing fantastic.  The bond took a while but they are now inseparable.  We no longer tether them.  Alex holds his leash and never lets go because he thinks Tanaka would run away.  Alex’s speech has skyrocketed.  He had to learn to talk clearly to give commands and that was a huge… Read more »

Dogs Making a Difference: Thunderbolt and Caleb

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

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 »

Addison White

Posted by & filed under Make a Dream Come True.

Thank you for visiting my fundraising page! My name is Addison and I’m fundraising for an amazing charity, 4 Paws for Ability. If I fundraise $17,000.00 I can move on to the next step to get my service dog! A service dog will help me navigate the world with more independence and confidence. The dog will… Read more »

Jacob Silberman

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Hello, We are the Silberman Family! We live in Eugene Oregon with our three children, our oldest having special needs. Our son, Jacob, has Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Sensory Processing Disorder and number of other issues resulting from his pre- and postnatal exposure to alcohol and drugs by his birth mother. After several years of various… Read more »

Savannah Lewis

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Savannah is an adorable, sweet and happy two year old girl, who’s smile could melt anyone’s heart. She loves giving kisses and hugs almost as much as she loves following her brothers around. On the outside Savannah looks like a typical toddler, but she is far from typical. At 11 weeks old Savannah had her… Read more »

Jack Hoeniges

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Hello,  This is our son, Jack who is 9 years old.  Both Jack and his older sister, Abby, have Autism.   Abby was born April 4, 2007  followed by her brother Jack 18 months later on Sept. 24 2008.   Abby was diagnosed with Autism right before her 3rd birthday and Jack was diagnosed at age 4… Read more »