NEADS Events

World Class Events that Support World Class Service Dogs

NEADS signature events offer a variety of opportunities to get involved, have fun, share our mission with friends, and be inspired by our amazing World Class Service Dogs.

Get Dressed. Give Back.

The Exchange Center The Fish Pier, Seaport District 212 Northern Ave, Boston

Get Dressed. Give Back. is NEADS' 5th annual fundraising event. Join us for a cocktail reception that includes shopping opportunities, a silent auction, a wall of wine raffle. Guests will enjoy signature cocktails and craft beers paired with a seasonal tasting menu.
Friday, October 18

Brookline Dog Day

Brookline Avenue Playground 575 Brookline Avenue, Brookline

Visit the NEADS Shop booth at the Brookline Dog Day! It's a celebration of dogs and family fun! Prepare yourselves for a fun day playing with dogs, learning about dogs, and learning about improving your life with your dog. All dogs must be on leash to participate.

Special Events

Annual Events

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Get Dressed. Give Back.

Get Dressed. Give Back. is an annual Boston-based fundraiser that brings together supporters, clients, volunteers, Service dogs - and Service Dogs in Training.

How you can get involved:

  • Purchase tickets and attend the event
  • Corporate sponsorship opportunities
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Pulling 4 Paws Truck Pull

Each spring, participants put their strength to the test by pulling a 25,000+ truck and fundraising for NEADS at the same time. Money raised by participating teams supports our mission to provide independence to more clients through our World Class Service Dogs.

How you can get involved:

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Twice a year, in April and in November, the newest NEADS Service Dog Teams, their friends and families, as well as NEADS staff, volunteer puppy raisers, and supporters come together to recognize these life-changing partnerships. Graduation is held at Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School (“Monty Tech”) in Fitchburg, Mass. The public is invited and welcome to join the celebration.

How you can get involved: