Posts By: KarenS

4 Paws college grads walk with 4-legged co-eds

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4 Paws for Ability is proud to announce several college graduations, which includes some of our Campus Program participants and their service dogs in-training. Many of our students will be walking during commencement with their 4 Paws foster dogs, who are service dogs in-training, who will eventually be placed with children with disabilities. The University… Read more »

1st Annual 4 Paws 5K!

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XENIA, Ohio — It’s time to celebrate 15 years of 4 Paws… and that means 700 placements to children with disabilities worldwide. So in honor of 15 years, we’re excited to announce our 1st Annual 5K run/walk right here in Xenia, Ohio! The 5K run/walk will take place along the scenic bike trail in Xenia,… Read more »

Brook celebrates 7th birthday giving a paw up

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A letter from Brook…    My name is Brook. I am 7 years old. For my birthday party, I asked my friends to donate to a charity. I picked you because I like dogs and I want to help other kids. I hope this little bit of money helps somebody. Love, Brook     Thank… Read more »

Cake pops for 4 Paws (people, not dogs!)

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Introducing our newest Cause Marketing promotion: Cake Pops and other desserts from As You Wish Cake & Cookie Pop Shoppe for delivery or shipping in Ohio only. Earn 35- to 50-percent profit. Three cake pop designs were created just for 4 Paws – 4 Paws dog, Autism puzzle piece, and the American flag and there is even a dog paw… Read more »

January Paw of the Class: Anna & Dalma

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Anna & Dalma: 4 Paws dog to head to the ‘Down Under’ XENIA, Ohio – Anna is an artistic, smiling, loving 10-year-old, but that’s not how she was when her adoptive mother Doris Dehm found her when she was just 10 days old in a Chinese orphanage.  More than nine years ago, Doris, originally from… Read more »

January Class of 2013: Pupsicles

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XENIA, Ohio – Eager footwork was split between tap-dancing paws and pitter-pattering little toes from one side of the 4 Paws for Ability training floor to the other. It was graduation day for 11 dogs and their kids. It was a long and chilly 11 days for the group who called themselves the “Pupsicles.” “I… Read more »

ReelAbilities Film Festival

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In early February, 4 Paws was asked to take part in the ReelAbilities Film Festival. ReelAbilities, which is the largest film festival in the country to showcase the artistic talents and life stories of people with disabilities, began in New York in 2007. But in 2011, Cincinnati became the first place to broaden the festival’s… Read more »