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NEADS Dogs Honored through the Red Sox Service Dog of the Game Series

NEADS was well represented at Fenway Park this summer as the Boston Red Sox resumed its Service Dog of the Game series. Throughout the summer before Tuesday evening home games,…

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Afghanistan: How Veterans can learn from Vietnam Veterans

Recommended reading about Afghanistan veterans and how they can get help through the VA: Afghanistan: “How Veterans can learn from Vietnam Veterans.”

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Racing for Heroes: Interview with Katie Hanna and Katy Ostroff

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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Falmouth Road Race Runners Raise Over $9,000 for NEADS

The Falmouth Road Race returned to in-person running on August 15, when it celebrated its 49th running. 8,000 runners participated in the 7.2 mile race, and 7 of them ran…

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Supporter Spotlight: Boston Duck Tours

Since 1994, Boston Duck Tours’ “duck” boats have been a familiar sight as they travel along historic streets and into the Charles River. What may not be as well know…

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International Assistance Dog Week 2021

It’s International Assistance Dog Week, and we wanted to share some of the ways our Service Dogs help people. Thanks to our Trainers and Service Dogs in Training for demonstrating…

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Introducing The Stephen Baum Fund

As you may be aware, NEADS clients commit to support NEADS by raising a minimum of $8,000 for the organization. So many clients not only hit their goal but exceed…

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Supporter Spotlight: Dogtopia

Thank you to the Dogtopia Foundation, Dogtopia of Warwick, RI, and Dogtopia pet parents for the recent donation to support our Service Dogs for Veterans program. The Dogtopia Foundation, in conjunction with its Dogtopia daycare locations, raises funds to support programs focused around three worthy causes, including Service Dogs for Veterans.

“We’re thrilled to be able to make this donation to NEADS,” says Liz Meyers, Dogtopia Foundation Executive Director. “Our network of dog daycares is very committed to our Service Dogs for Veterans initiative and raises money year-round by hosting in-store fundraisers like dog art days, themed raffles, and other activities. Our pet parents are more than happy to participate in these activities and contribute generously to make donations like this possible.”

NEADS is grateful to Dogtopia for its commitment to NEADS and support of our SDV program. This donation will help us continue breeding, raising, training, and matching our World Class Service Dogs with veterans.

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Supporter Spotlight: Payden & Rygel

NEADS is fortunate to have the support of a number of generous donors, including Payden & Rygel, which has been involved with NEADS for over 7 years. Payden & Rygel…