THANKS TO ALL OF OUR GENEROUS DONORS, we have met our $ 6,000 goal to provide a trained service dog for Shane Roof!
Even though it will take months to get all the training done, Shane and his family are excited. The selected dog will start training in the Humane Society of Oldham County’s KSR Camp K-9 program at the Kentucky State Reformatory. It will work with an inmate handler on socialization, obedience commands, and basic manners for several weeks. When the dog is ready itwill be put into our 4 PAWS 4 SERVICE program , learning the basics of being a service dog- again, working with an experienced inmate handler. After that the dog will leave KSR and receive very specialized training to meet Shane’s very specific needs. We will keep you updated on Shane and his service dog’s progress.
You can find more information about Shanes journey in the story linked below. If you would still like to donate to our 4 PAWS 4 SERVICE program, the money collected will stay in this account and be available to help future recipients that might need a little help with the cost of their service dog training.
Again, THANK YOU!
You can find the story about Shane Roof at whas11.com "Louisvilles Shane Roof continues to recover from illness, Oct 10th"
4 Paws 4 Service Program
Please give to HSOC's "4 Paws 4 Service" program to supply Shane with a trained service dog!
You may have caught the story of Shane Roof on WHAS news last month.
He went from being a normal 14 year old boy to being paralyzed from the neck down. Attributed to AFM (Acute Flaccid Myelitis) this polio like disease is attacking children and left Shane's family wondering if he would ever walk again!
Shanes parents have a wish - to see him go back to school for his senior year and graduate with his class. He can do that and so much more with the help of a service dog.
This dog will help with stability, mobility, emotional well-being and be a new best friend to Shane.
Please help Shane to become more independent by donating now to the Humane Society of Oldham County's 4 Paws 4 Service Program. We hope to raise at least $6,000 to cover the entire cost of Shane's new service dog. If our goal is met and surpassed, the extra money will remain in that account to be available for the next "4 Paws 4 Service" recipient that might need a little help with the cost of their service dog.
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Office Phone: 502-222-7537
Mailing: PO Box 727
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LaGrange, KY 40031
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