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4 Paws For Ability at Cedarville spring 2019

Puppies Make a "Pawsitive" Impact During Finals Week

by Karina Brady, Student Public Relations Writer

4 Paws For Ability at Cedarville spring 2019The last week of the semester is full of stress-inducing exams, papers and projects for college students. But in the midst of this “ruff” week, students have the opportunity to unwind with a group of furry friends.

On Thursday, May 2, K9s at the ’Ville, a student organization at Cedarville University, will partner with 4 Paws For Ability to bring puppies on campus. The event will be held in the lower level of the Stevens Student Center from noon to 2 p.m.

During this annual event, students can take a “paws” from studying for final exams to play with puppies. The 4 Paws puppies also benefit from the human interaction as they learn how to socialize.

4 Paws For Ability is a nonprofit organization in Xenia, Ohio, that trains service dogs to aid veterans and children with special needs. K9s at the ’Ville partners with the nonprofit throughout the year to help socialize, train and place service dogs.

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 4,193 undergraduate, graduate, and online students in more than 150 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings, and leading student satisfaction ratings. For more information about the University, visit

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