Posts by NEADS World Class Service Dogs

Why Mutti is My Hero

For children with autism or other developmental disabilities, a NEADS Service Dog can make all the difference These dogs are trained in a variety of tasks that can address a range of issues facing a child with autism and his or her family. Maddy and her family applied to NEADS with the hopes that a…

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Sarah + Edison #6

Key tasks like tug, take it, and retrieve… Find out what’s next in Sarah’s chronicle of life with Edison. For daily updates, follow them on Instagram, @edison_365_sd.

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Spotlight on: NEADS Canine Center Volunteers

NEADS currently has nearly 60 Nursery, ELC (Early Learning Center), and Kennel volunteers. In 2018, they contributed more than 2,700 hours to do a wide range of activities, including: spending one-on-one time with the puppies in the nursery and ELC and dogs in the kennel; and assisting with kennel operations like stuffing kongs and helping…

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Rescue is an “Uncle”

One year ago, on April 3, 2018, Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship hit the shelves and Rescue, Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes started the most exciting and meaningful ride of their lives.

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Sarah + Edison #5

Bath time to special treats to special memories… Find out what’s next in Sarah’s chronicle of life with Edison. For daily updates, follow them on Instagram, @edison_365_sd.

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Sarah + Edison #4

California-bound… riding in a Tesla… practicing commands… Find out what’s next in Sarah’s chronicle of life with Edison. For daily updates, follow them on Instagram, @edison_365_sd.

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Ruffwear Vest Fit Guide

NEADS is pleased to introduce a new Service Dog vest, manufactured by Ruffwear and designed in partnership with NEADS. Features include: Comfortable vest allows for full range of motion A durable, water-resistant, easy-to-clean fabric Innovative magnetic buckles for easy on/off A Ruffwear-approved silk-screening process for the NEADS logo and Service/Assistance Dog designation A “Do Not…

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Sarah Best

Hi! My name is Sarah. I was matched with my NEADS Service Dog, Edison in 2016. Having him has been life-changing for me. Now I would love to help other clients with their fundraising.

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