Athena Kiger

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Athena Kiger is seven years old and 4 feet 4 inches who has Asperger’s, which is on the Autism Spectrum. Even though her disability allows her to be higher-functioning, she still suffers with daily issues. Athena will disappear in the store as if she were Houdini, for she is very curious and tends to wander. She… Read more »

Brynlynn Tea

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Brynlynn was born on January 20th, 2015. She is now a beautiful, vibrant 3 year old who loves princesses, Paw Patrol, and animals. Our lives were forever changed on December 2nd, 2016 when she was rushed from one hospital to another. She was diagnosed with cerebral heterotopia, Hemiparesis, reflex asymmetry, seizures, Todd’s paralysis, and Schizencephaly…. Read more »

Riley Peterson

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We are grandparents raising an amazing four year old little man. The three of us, Diane, Randy and little Riley are on a new journey that started when he was born almost eight weeks premature at St. Luke’s Hospital in Boise, Idaho. He had many issues challenging him at birth, but the most prominent one… Read more »

Lina Yakimov

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Thank you so much for joining us on this adventure to bring home Lina’s service dog from 4 Paws for Ability in Ohio.  We are the Yakimov family from California. We have three children Karina, Lev, and Lina. Lina is a sweet, kind very social 10 year old girl, who loves animals, blowing big bubbles,… Read more »

Kiley Bell

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Hi! My name is Kiley Bell, and I am 10 years old and in 5th grade. I love swimming, and singing in chorus at my school. I love to hang out with my brother and play video games and watch movies. When I was 8 years old I was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, and brittle… Read more »

Keenan R

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We would like you to meet our 3½ year old son, Keenan! Keenan joined our family at one month old; he was adopted at 19 months. He was diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in January 2018. FASD is a physical, brain-based disability causing structural, developmental and even cellular differences. Typically the only symptoms… Read more »

4 Paws 5K and 1-Mile Dog Walk 2018

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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 »