In the Community

NEADS 6th Annual Fore Paws Golf Classic a Success

On Monday, September 10th, we gathered once again for our annual golf event. After 5 years of near perfect weather, we were destined to play in the rain at some…

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Supporter Spotlight: The Reiser Family Foundation

The Reiser Family Foundation recently donated 350 copies of the best-selling Rescue & Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship (featuring NEADS Service Dog Rescue) to distribute to hospitals with a robust pediatric department and other organizations working with children. This is just one of the many ways the foundation supports NEADS.

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Falmouth Road Race Runners Raise Over $14,000 for NEADS

The New Balance Falmouth Road Race celebrated its 46th running this year on August 19. The weather cooperated, and runners completed the race under overcast skies, with temperatures in the…

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The Big Dog Show Exhibit Features NEADS Service Dog Rescue

This summer, visitors to Shipyard Park, Boston National Historical Park, and the Harbor Walk will be greeted by 20 8 foot high Cor-Ten steel American Dog sculptures as part of a new art installation, “The Big Dog Show.” Created by award winning sculptor Dale Rogers, the exhibit is on display from June 21 to September 10 and is hosted by the Navy Yard Garden Association in partnership with the Boston Planning and Development Agency, Boston National Historical Park, and National Park Service.

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Reading with Rescue in Worcester

It was early Thursday morning, and excitement and anticipation filled the air as children from Quinsigamond School in Worcester waited for the arrival of some very special guests. Authors Jessica…

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Boston Globe GRANT Program 2018

Did an envelope from the Boston Globe arrive in your mailbox this week? Or an email in your inbox? If you are a Boston Globe print or digital subscriber, you probably received a letter…

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Supporter Spotlight: Carrying on the Work of Dr. Ovitsky

The Dr. Dennis J. Ovitsky Veterinary Care Fund was established in Dr. Ovitsky’s memory by his family upon his passing in 2008 for the purpose of treating service dogs in…

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Boston Marathon Runners Raise Over $17,000 for NEADS

Thank you to the Boston Marathon runners who ran for NEADS: Kelly Salem, Shaun Mezzetti, and Scott Magoon. You made it – rain, wind, and all – and we are…

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Rescue at the Copley

On April 14, a sold-out crowd of children and their parents gathered at the Fairmont Copley Plaza for an inspiring afternoon story time and book signing event from the authors…

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Recognizing NEADS ELC and Kennel Volunteers

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…

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NEADS Hosts Veterans Open House

One early January morning, 24 veterans, many accompanied by family members, came to NEADS Princeton, MA campus to learn about NEADS Trauma Assistance Dog (TAD) program. The TAD program is…

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Boston’s Prudential Tower Shines Blue and Red for NEADS

On Saturday, December 16, NEADS staff, clients, and volunteers gathered at the Prudential Center to flip the switch to light up Boston as part of the annual 31 Nights of…

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NEADS World Class Service Dogs Welcomes Christine Pelletier, DVM as Medical Director

NEADS World Class Service Dogs is please to welcome Christine Pelletier, DVM, as Medical Director. In this volunteer position, Dr. Pelletier will provide veterinary advice and expertise on matters related to the health, wellbeing, and medical considerations for NEADS program dogs.

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