Our Mission and Services

NEADS World Class Service Dogs change lives.

NEADS ("NEADS Inc", formerly known as National Education for Assistance Dog Services and Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans), is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was established in 1976. Our Service Dogs become an extension of their handlers and bring freedom, physical autonomy and relief from social isolation to their human partners.

Our Services

NEADS has trained over 1,700 Service Dog teams since 1976. NEADS is accredited by Assistance Dogs International, the internationally recognized governing body that establishes industry standards and practices. NEADS offers a wide spectrum of Assistance Dog services, including: