Meet our Puppy Raisers – a very special special group of NEADS volunteers who spend their time socializing Service Dogs in Training and reinforcing what they learn in prison.
Jean has been a Weekend Puppy Raiser for 2 years and will soon start her 4th dog.
Mary Jean has been a Weekend Puppy Raiser for one year. Alice is her first puppy.
Lisa has been a puppy raiser for 10 years and has raised 7 pups.
Dana been a Weekend Puppy Raiser since October 2018. Reilly is her second pup. He came home for his first weekend on August 2nd.
Patricia has been a puppy raiser since August 2016. She has raised 3 Hearing Dogs, Nettie, Juniper & Berry who have all been placed with their clients and her current Hearing Dog in Training is Patty.
Barbara is now raising her 7th puppy.