Apply for a 4 Paws Assistance Dog

Download an application

You must download this application and save it to your desktop before entering information.  If you enter information in an internet browser it will not save.  You must open and save the document in Adobe Reader.  *SEE BELOW FOR SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR ADOBE READER DOWNLOAD/MAC USERS*


Child Application form

This application includes all materials that must be submitted to 4 Paws for a complete application:  the application, 2 reference letters, and a health form.


PDF AdobeReference Letter

This document can be downloaded and emailed to references, for them to fill out, print, sign, and return to you for your application package.


PDF AdobeHealth Form

This document must be submitted by a physician.  The form can be printed or emailed to the doctor’s office, where they can fill out, print, sign, and attach a prescription for inclusion in the application package.


Instructions for Mac Users and link to download Adobe Reader:

  1. Please check that you have installed Adobe Acrobat Reader, and that you open the file using Adobe Reader rather than the Preview function built into your Mac OS. The link to install Adobe Reader is:
  2. To open the form, you must use Finder to navigate to Adobe Reader. Open the Adobe Reader application, then use the “File” and “Open” functions to open the file from the location in which you saved it. The form will not work if you simply double-click it to open it unless Reader is already your default PDF viewer.
  3. Once you fill in the form, save it on your computer before emailing.
  4. See the image below for reference: