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Veterans on the Move: Interview with Katie Hanna

NEADS Client Services Specialist Katie Hanna US Army (Ret) discusses NEADS® World Class Service Dogs and the veteran community.

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Veterans’ Voice: Interview with Katie Hanna

NEADS Client Services Specialist Katie Hanna US Army (Ret) and Katy Harrison Ostroff, Manager of NEADS Client Services discuss NEADS® World Class Service Dogs and the veteran community.

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NEADS Then and Now, Part 1

For 45 years, NEADS has been committed to providing World Class Service Dogs to meet the growing and changing needs of our clients. In this video, NEADS Director of Canine…

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45 Years of Changing Lives

Today, NEADS offers the widest array of programs in the industry while still holding true to our core mission of producing Service Dogs for individuals with disabilities.

We are proud of our reputation as a pioneer, leader, and innovator. As we celebrate our 45th year, we thought it only fitting to let our World Class Service Dogs tell our history

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82nd Graduation Recognizes 17 New Service Dog and Assistance Dog Teams

NEADS held its 82nd Graduation Ceremony on Sunday, November 7 at Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School (“Monty Tech”). Supported by family, friends, NEADS staff, volunteer puppy raisers, and other supporters,…

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Veterans Day 2021

by Katie Hanna It was the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” of 1918 that signaled the end of World War I. Known in many countries…

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Stood their Ground

As we approach Veterans Day, we want to thank the country music duo Martin & Kelly – songwriters, incredible musicians, and long-time supporters of NEADS – for this very special version of their original “Stood their Ground,” featuring some of our veteran clients. Enjoy!

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Cardiac Clinic for Breeding Candidates

In early November, staff members Kate and Megan brought three of our potential breeding candidates – Pepper, Cody, and Parker – to Warrior Canine Connection in Maryland for a cardiac…

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A Legacy of Love: Diane Lebel and Alan Harris

In keeping with the residential look and feel of the neighborhood, the new NEADS Breeding Center will feature a garden and a front porch commemorating Alan Harris, thanks to a…