4 Paws Sponsor FAQs

What is 4 Paws for Ability?

4 Paws for Ability is a US 501c3 nonprofit that believes service dogs should be made available to any child with a disability who wishes to have the love, companionship, and independence that are the result of service dog placement.

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They specialize in placements with children. They have no eligibility requirements beyond a physician’s statement that the person requesting a service dog has a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Often times children with disabilities contact agencies that place service dogs only to be told they are “too disabled” or “not disabled enough” and are turned down. Additionally, parents trying to find service dogs for their children quickly discover that many agencies will not place service dogs with children.

What types of service dogs does 4 Paws for Ability train?

  • Hearing Ear Dogs
  • Autism Assistance Dogs
  • Mobility Assistance Dogs
  • Seizure Alert Dogs
  • Diabetic Alert Dogs
  • Fetal Alcohol/Drug Exposure Assistance Dogs
  • Facilitated Guide Dogs
  • Multipurpose Assistance Dogs
  • Veteran Assistance Dogs

Why Petdesignz partners with 4 Paws for Ability?

Petdesignz understands that together we can make a difference in the life of a child or service man or woman. Service dogs enrich the lives of children or veterans with disabilities and provide increased independence.

How much is Petdesignz Donating?

We have partnered with 4 Paws For Ability and provide 3% of every sale on the petdesignz.com website to help with this cause. Together we can place more service dogs with children and veterans with disabilities.

Can I donate?

Yes. At checkout, you can round up your purchase or add a dollar amount that will be added to our donation that is sent collected and sent through Pledgling. Donations accrue with every transaction, and are automatically debited from our account and are sent every 30 days.

How are the donations collected and sent to 4 Paws for Ability?

The Pledgeling Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that distributes donations you, other donors, and businesses give to their favorite causes. Once Pledgeling receives a donation, it’s obligated, to distribute the funds to the 501c3 organization. The US 501c3 non-profit organizations must be in good standing with the IRS.

Donations accrue with every transaction, and are automatically debited from our account every 30 days.