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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.

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Ask the Vet: Protecting Pets from the Winter Cold

As the temperature drops, it can make life unpleasant for everyone – including our four-legged friends. That’s why owners need take precautions to protect them when the mercury dips below…

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Congratulations, Fall 2017 Graduates!

On November 5, NEADS staff, Board, volunteer puppy raisers, friends, family members, and supporters came together to recognize 24 of our newest Service Dog teams at the Fall 2017 Graduation.…

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Get Dressed. Give Back.

What a fabulous evening! On October 13, nearly 150 people (and Service Dogs and Dogs in Training!) joined us at The Exchange Center, on Boston’s historic waterfront, for our 3rd…


NEADS World Class Service Dogs Welcomes Christine Pelletier, DVM as Medical Director

NEADS World Class Service Dogs is please to welcome Christine Pelletier, DVM, as Medical Director. In this volunteer position, Dr. Pelletier will provide veterinary advice and expertise on matters related to the health, wellbeing, and medical considerations for NEADS program dogs.

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The 5th Annual Fore Paws Golf Classic

On Monday, Sept. 11, we gathered for an exceptional day of golf for a fantastic cause. Thank you to all of you who participated in this annual event – golfers,…

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Ask the Vet: Protecting Your Dog from Ticks

There are many delightful things about spending time with your dog during autumn’s cooler weather, from hikes in the woods to excursions to the local farmer’s market. One not so…

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In Their Words: I Once Sat in That Chair

I once sat in that chair and I watched,
People around me freely going to and fro,
Parents playing with their children,
As I once sat in that chair and watched.