Breeding Program

Checking in on Frannie’s Litter – Week 4

Checking in on Frannie’s litter, week 4.

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Checking in on Frannie’s Litter – Week 3

Checking in on Frannie’s litter, week 3.

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My Dining Room is Now a Nursery

In early March, Nursery staff welcomed Frannie, a pregnant brood* from Guiding Eyes to campus and whelped** her litter. They expected the next 8 weeks to unfold as they typically do with any of our litters…

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You’re Invited to a (Virtual) Puppy Shower

NEADS dog Acadia has had her second litter, and we’re welcoming the newest members of the NEADS family with a virtual Puppy Shower. Puppies need a lot of supplies, and…

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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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Welcoming the Pioneer Litter

We’re happy to introduce our first NEADS-bred, born, and raised litter of purpose-bred dogs. On November 21, Acadia gave birth to 10 healthy puppies. For the first eight weeks, nursery staff members worked hard to lay the foundation for Service Dog work through a comprehensive early socialization program. This included puppy massages, crate exercises, and exposure to a variety of objects and people, sounds, smells, and plenty of cuddles and kisses. 

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