NEADS in the News
Impostor Service Animals Prompt Legislative Proposal
Service dogs play an important role in a person's ability to live independently, but the rise of "fake service dogs" is becoming a problem. Includes interviews with NEADS staff and clients.
A hard look at the special role of service animals
Fakery puts the work of true service dogs in jeopardy
On behalf of NEADS World Class Service Dogs, our clients, and all legitimate working service dog teams, as well as the general public, I want to thank you for your editorial “No support for fake service animals” (Sept. 11) and the clear, thoughtful presentation of the growing issues surrounding fake service dogs...
Bill Would Penalize People For ‘Fake’ Service Dogs
BOSTON (CBS) – Advocates for service dogs for the disabled were at the State House Tuesday, lobbying for a bill that would penalize those who say their animals are service dogs when they're not. Kaitlyn Steinke of Falmouth and her dog Jones were among those in favor of what's been called the fake service dog bill.