Big Paws Canine Foundation, Inc.

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Big Paws Canine Foundation, Inc.

Blue Crab Festival

Steve & Mary allowed Diesel and Boom to be without their vests at the Blue Crab Festival.

It allowed us to educate folks on why you never should approach a Service Dog and interrupt their work. 


Current News:

Embrace Veterans Celebration
Tomorrow 4 PM to 9PM · Peanut Warehouse, 107 Main St, Conway, sc 29526

Embrace Hospice is presenting a night to Honor our Local Veterans.
$5 Dinner Ticket
All Veterans will receive a free meal and drink ticket, an Individual Tribute and a Ceremonial Pin and Gift.
Plus Live Music, Food and Drink Vendors, Raffle Prizes and a Cornhole Tournament!

We will have a table at both events and hope we can make up what we fell short on over the weekend. Let me know if you want to come out.

CVMA has already said they will help on Saturday after they work do some stuff for Bike Week at MB Harley.

Comming Event:

Armed Forces Day
Saturday  May 21st 8am-9pm· Myrtle Beach Speedway
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May 21, 2016 Race Schedule “Armed Forces Day”
9:00 am: PIT GATES OPEN / Tire Area Opens
11:00 am: PRACTICE First Round (20 min each group)
- Late Models
- Chargers
- Mini Stocks
12:00 pm: PRACTICE Second Round (15 min each group)
- Late Models
- Chargers
- Mini Stocks
12:30 pm: Late Model TECH (12:40 pm deadline time)
1:15 pm: Charger TECH (1:25 pm deadline time)
1:45 pm: MANDATORY Driver’s Meeting
- Mini Stocks (Groups of 3; 4 laps each group, cars to TECH after)
- Late Models (Groups of 4; 4 laps each group)
- Chargers (Groups of 4; 4 laps each group)
3:30 pm: Meet and Greet Session (30 min; all cars on front stretch)
4:00 pm: GREEN FLAG
- Pre-Race (Prayer, National Anthem, Command)
o (all divisions other than Late Models return to the pits)
- Parade of Bikes (in front of Pace Car and Late Model field for 3 laps)
- Late Models Race One (40 laps)
- Mini Stocks (20 laps)
- Chargers (25 laps)
- Late Models Race Two (40 laps)
- Skid Plates (6 laps)
Veterans with ID are Free Admission.



Service Dogs Defined / ADA Laws

Service Dogs are defined by
the Americans with Disabilities Act, 2011 as:

Dogs that are individually trained to do work or perform a task to assist a person with a disability in their daily life. For more information regarding these laws and the rights and responsibilities of both the Service Dog / Handler team as well as businesses:

Call the ADA: 800-514-0301

Visit the ADA website:


Big Paws Canine Foundation, INC.

Provides Service Dogs to Disabled Veterans and Former First Responders injured in the Line of Duty.

Operated entirely by non-paid volunteers, all donations go directly to the care of the dogs so that they can be provided at no cost to our Hero's who need it the most.

BPCF is a Certified IRS 501(c)3 Non-Profit ( Tax ID )

45-5291316 and Registered Charitable Trust w/ The State of



Home, and Not Forgotten

Myrtle Beach-area community provides resources for
veterans in a variety of ways




 Steve Slavik on Big Paws Canine.


Remember, the public should never distract a working Service Dog and that Service Dog should never interact with the public. Need more info, just ask or go to