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Learn about the types of assistance dogs 4 Paws for Ability trains.

4 Paws for Ability specializes in training and placing task-trained dogs as service dogs, facility dogs, and hearing ear dogs as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects the rights of people with disabilities by giving public access to their service dogs in order to mitigate their partner’s disability.

4 Paws for Ability provides service dogs.

Our service dogs are task-trained to provide life-changing care for children and veterans with disabilities. Service dogs are all specifically task-trained to serve the complex and unique needs of their partner.

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4 Paws for Ability provides facility dogs.

Our facility dogs are specially trained to work for an organization to assist people with disabilities in their unique environments, such as schools, hospitals, or group homes.

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4 Paws for Ability provides hearing ear dogs.

Our hearing ear dogs provide life-saving care to their hearing-impaired partners by swiftly and appropriately alerting them to vital and critical sounds, including emergency sirens, alarms, and other common critical sounds.

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