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Boutwell Owens Thank You

Supporter Spotlight: The Story Behind the Boxes

A huge thank you to Boutwell, Owens, a Fitchburg-based printing and packaging company and the creative minds behind our Service Dog “stuffy” packaging. For the last three years, NEADS has…

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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…


Meet the Staff: Amanda Charbonneau

Get to know the NEADS staff in this occasional series. Today, please meet Amanda Charbonneau, Supervisor of Client Fundraising. When did you start working at NEADS? I started working at…

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Supporter Spotlight: Ed Turner, Illustrator

For five years, Ed Turner illustrated the NEADS holiday cards, and this year produced our holiday dog with skates. He also created a new series of realistic dog watercolors for…

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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.