NEADS trains and places:
- Service Dogs for individuals with physical disabilities
- Facilitated Service Dogs for children with physical disabilities (children ages 12 and up)
- Hearing Dogs for individuals aged 15 and older who are deaf or who suffer severe hearing loss
- Social Dogs for children with autism or other developmental disabilities (children ages 8-16)
- Assistance Dogs are partnered with professionals in classroom, ministry, therapy, hospital, and courthouse settings
- Service Dogs for Veterans who have a permanent disability, are deaf or who suffer from severe hearing loss, or who suffer from combat-related post-traumatic stress
Learn how to apply for a Service Dog here
- does not train balance dogs, seizure alert dogs, guide dogs for the blind, diabetes alert dogs, emotional support, or psychiatric dogs.
- does not train dogs that are already owned by individuals.
- does not certify dogs we have not trained.
For help with any of the above, we recommend visiting Assistance Dog International (ADI).