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February 2018

We’re welcoming the Year of the Dog with our own Year of the...

February 2018

Ok, so we’re not match.com, but we hear it from our Service Dog clients every week: “I see love.” “Those eyes! My melting heart!” “My life is now complete.” “I got the right match.”

It may seem an easy...

February 2018

With so many articles, stories, and opinions being written around the issues related to Service Dog fraud, we thought it would be beneficial to compile the most relevant and informative in one central place. We'll be updating this post throughout...

February 2018

Recent stories about Service Dog fraud and peacocks on airplanes highlight the critical need for a nationally recognized, legitimate Service Dog certification. The Air Carrier Access Act combined with the loosely structured wording of the ADA have resulted in a...

January 2018

It's #NationalPuzzleDay! Our Kennel staff are always looking for new and fun ways to provide our dogs with enrichment activities that are mentally engaging, rewarding and fun! Here are Daisey, Harper, Shadow and Roxanne exercising some puzzle solving...

January 2018

Delta Airlines recently made the news with its new travel documentation requirements for customers traveling with service and support animals. According to a statement released by Delta, “this comes as a result of a lack of regulation that has led...

January 2018

On Saturday, January 20, NEADS held a Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon to thank its ELC (Early Learning Center) and Kennel volunteers for their commitment and dedication to NEADS. Since most volunteers only see one or two others during their shifts, this...

January 2018
A huge thank you to Boutwell, Owens, a Fitchburg-based printing and packaging company and the creative minds behind our Service Dog "stuffy" packaging.
 
For the last three years, NEADS has honored Service Dogs with a Service Dog “stuffy”...
January 2018

A majority of pets in the U.S. are suffering from a serious condition that not only shaves years off their lives but can also dramatically reduce the quality of the time they have left.

It’s obesity.  In fact, a recent study...

January 2018

I Once Sat In That Chair
By Mark A. Rosolowski

 I once sat in that chair and I watched,
People around me freely going to and fro,
Parents playing with their children,
As I once sat in that chair and watched.

I once sat in that...

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