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Veterans Day 2021

by Katie Hanna It was the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” of 1918 that signaled the end of World War I. Known in many countries…

Martin and Kelly

Stood their Ground

As we approach Veterans Day, we want to thank the country music duo Martin & Kelly – songwriters, incredible musicians, and long-time supporters of NEADS – for this very special version of their original “Stood their Ground,” featuring some of our veteran clients. Enjoy!

Eye Exams WCC 11-21

Cardiac Clinic for Breeding Candidates

In early November, staff members Kate and Megan brought three of our potential breeding candidates – Pepper, Cody, and Parker – to Warrior Canine Connection in Maryland for a cardiac…


A Legacy of Love: Diane Lebel and Alan Harris

In keeping with the residential look and feel of the neighborhood, the new NEADS Breeding Center will feature a garden and a front porch commemorating Alan Harris, thanks to a…

VSOs Group Photo

Worcester County VSO Visit NEADS

In mid-October, NEADS hosted Veteran Services Officers (VSO) from various towns in Worcester County. They received a tour of the Kathy Foreman Client House, an overview of the three veteran…

GDGB21 room setup

Get Dressed. Give Back for World Class Service Dogs

On October 15, NEADS celebrated its 6th Get Dressed. Give Back. fundraiser at The Exchange in Boston’s seaport district. It was an amazing night thanks to the many NEADS friends…

Service Dog in Training

Music for Life Rock n’ Run 5k & “Fetch Me a Beer” Can Release

More than 270 runners gathered at Wachusett Brewery on a beautiful September morning, ready for the start of Aubuchon Hardware’s annual Rock n’ Run 5K to benefit NEADS. After the…

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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,…


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.”