WWLP-22: NEADS Client Stephanie Smith with Assistance Dog Tootsie
WWLP-22’s Mass Appeal welcomed NEADS client Stephanie Smith with Assistance Dog Tootsie, and NEADS Manager of Communications, Audrey Trieschman, to share insights about NEADS programs.Read More
Boston Herald: Kids Thrilled by Franciscan Hospital’s New Assistance Dog
by Meghan Ottolini, Boston Herald
Franciscan Children’s Hospital’s newest employee, Marcus, had an excellent first day on the job.
He did spend much of the afternoon yesterday gobbling treats out of the nurse manager’s hand. Marcus is a 20-month-old black lab who has been trained to act as a therapy dog for the pediatric patients.
“The kids knew he was coming and they were thrilled to visit him,” said Franciscan Children’s CEO Aimee Carew-Lyons. “There’s not enough of Marcus to go around.”Read More
WBUR: Franklin The Service Dog ‘Provides A Real Calm’ At Medfield School
by Lisa Mullins, WBUR
There’s a celebrity at Ralph Wheelock School in Medfield. He has his own mailbox, he gets extra recess time, and he’s Mr. Popularity.
His name is Franklin. He’s a 3-year-old golden retriever-yellow lab mix.Read More
CBS6 Investigates: Service dog fraud
Torie Wells, CBS6, NY, interviews NEADS Director of Development, Cathy Zemaitis, for this news story about the issue of service dog fraud. Watch the report here or below.Read More
Is That Dog (or Pig) on Your Flight Really a Service Animal?
Christopher Mele, The New York Times: NEADS CEO, Gerry DeRoche, and Director of Development, Cathy Zemaitis, were quoted in this New York Times article about Service Dog Fraud. Full StoryRead More
Worcester Telegram: Graduation for service dogs
Allan Jung, Worcester telegram.com: Service dogs and their people received diplomas Sunday at a NEADS ceremony held at Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School. Full StoryRead More
KPVI-TV: NEADS Courthouse Assistance Dog Makes a Difference
Nebraska TV: Spotlighting NEADS Service Dog Programs
Nebraska TV, The Good Life NEADS Director of Development, Cathy Zemaitis, discussed NEADS and our Service Dog programs with the host of Nebraska TV’s Good Life. Full StoryRead More