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Stephen R. Baum Foundation

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…


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.

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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…


NEADS World Class Service Dogs Achieves ADI Reaccreditation

NEADS has once again achieved reaccreditation by Assistance Dogs International (ADI). ADI, the leading authority in the Service Dog industry, establishes and promotes standards of excellence in all areas of…


NEADS Day at Polar Park

What a day! On June 5, NEADS was well represented by Service Dogs and Assistance Dogs with their human partners, Service Dogs in Training and their Puppy Raisers, as well…

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How much do you really know about the early lives of NEADS puppies?

Discover your level of puppy and breeding knowledge and learn a little *or a lot* along the way. Get ready for some serious cuteness!


NEADS Trainer Tyler Gribi

Our trainers must successfully complete a two-year apprenticeship program. This program covers all aspects of canine behavior and service dog training as well as mastering skills for instructing inmate handlers…

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Spirit Award 2021 – Pam Murray

Each spring, NEADS presents its Spirit Award to a volunteer or group of volunteers who passionately exudes the energy, values, and commitment to our mission over an extended period of…

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Grace and Blue –Then and Now

Grace was matched with Blue, a NEADS Service Dog for Autism, in 2017. We recently caught up with Grace and her parents, Corwin and Renee, and were so inspired by…