The Dog Blog

Austin Brown

We are so excited that Austin’s application for a Multipurpose Assistance dog was accepted!!  Through 4 Paws for Ability Inc., we will be raising money to support the upbringing and training of a service dog.  We believe that this type of service dog will benefit… Read More »Austin Brown

Aiden Lane

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to read our story. Aiden is a fun-loving, funny, and energetic 6-year-old boy. Aiden began showing signs of sensory processing disorder when he was around 2-3 years old, his dad and I noticed that Aiden would become extremely… Read More »Aiden Lane

Bella & Zodiac

As featured in the 4 Paws for Ability 2018 Annual Report Bella Menard has suffered from seizures since she was just six months old and was diagnosed with Epilepsy and Autism at the age of six. Her seizures became so significant that Bella could no… Read More »Bella & Zodiac

Cat & Desiree

As featured in the 4 Paws for Ability 2019 Annual Report Cat Palm is thankful that 4 Paws believes everyone deserves to be heard regarding their need for a service dog. Cat is a recent grad who just received her Master of Science in Geographic… Read More »Cat & Desiree

James & Rundle

As featured in the 4 Paws for Ability 2019 Annual Report After James Given was released from active duty from the U.S. Coast Guard, he relocated to Xenia, Ohio, and struggled with many issues from his military service. He sought help from many different sources,… Read More »James & Rundle

Nolan & Isles

As featured in the 4 Paws for Ability 2019 Annual Report Nolan Streit was diagnosed with Autism at age two. “Nolan as always been smart, loving, and full of life,” explains Kristen Streit, “[he] has always had a lot of energy…and is fast!” This speed… Read More »Nolan & Isles

Grace & Junco

As featured in the 4 Paws for Ability 2020 Annual Report The 4 Paws community is a family. One of the clearest examples of this support and loyalty is the “returning client”—families whose beloved 4 Paws service dog has retired or passed away, so they… Read More »Grace & Junco

Anthony & Nima

As featured in the 4 Paws for Ability 2020 Annual Report Anthony’s service dog journey got started when his psychiatristscrawled “SERVICE DOG” across a prescription pad, tore off the sheet, and handed it to him. “Go talk to the social worker,” he told Anthony. “She… Read More »Anthony & Nima

Trena & Buffy

As featured in the 4 Paws for Ability 2018 Annual Report “It was a dream to have an animal, specifically a dog, in the classroom. There are students who really need a reason to come to school, and I knew a 4 Paws for Ability… Read More »Trena & Buffy

Leah & Dancer

As featured in the 4 Paws for Ability 2018 Annual Report Leah Manth and Dasher met each other at 4 Paws for Ability in May 2018. Leah has Neurofibromatosis Type 2 (NF2) and is deaf in her one ear, but still hears out of the… Read More »Leah & Dancer