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Year of the NEADS Dog Month 3 – Puppy’s First Field Trip

Our Year of the NEADS Dog series, in which we highlight the transition our Service Dogs in Training make during their first year with us, continues with the next big…

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Year of the NEADS Dog Month 2 – Off to Prison

Our Year of the NEADS Dog series, in which we highlight the transition our Service Dogs in Training make during their first year with us, continues with the next big…

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Ask the Vet: It’s allergy season for your pets, too

The spring allergy season is coming, and many people don’t realize that dogs can suffer just as much as humans. But that doesn’t mean your pets will start sneezing from…

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I Got the Right Match

Ok, so we’re not match.com, but we hear it from our Service Dog clients every week: “I see love.” “Those eyes! My melting heart!” “My life is now complete.” “I got the right match.”

It may seem an easy task – pick a dog, assign it to a client, and a Service Dog team is formed. But the NEADS matching process is so much more.

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NEADS Charity Navigator Rating – What It Means for Donors

14 consecutive years… 15 consecutive years… We update the stats every year, but we’re proud to say our most recent rating puts us at 16 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity…

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Year of the NEADS Dog Month 1 – Socialization

We’re welcoming the Year of the Dog with our own Year of the NEADS Dog, in which we highlight the transition our Service Dogs in Training make during their first…

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Recognizing NEADS ELC and Kennel Volunteers

On Saturday, January 20, NEADS held a Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon to thank its ELC (Early Learning Center) and Kennel volunteers for their commitment and dedication to NEADS. Since most volunteers…

NEADS Hosts Veterans Open House

NEADS Hosts Veterans Open House

One early January morning, 24 veterans, many accompanied by family members, came to NEADS Princeton, MA campus to learn about NEADS Trauma Assistance Dog (TAD) program. The TAD program is…

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Boston’s Prudential Tower Shines Blue and Red for NEADS

On Saturday, December 16, NEADS staff, clients, and volunteers gathered at the Prudential Center to flip the switch to light up Boston as part of the annual 31 Nights of…

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#GivingTuesday 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, we would like to draw attention to Tuesday, November 28. Called #GivingTuesday, this global giving movement is celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday. #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.