From Our Blog

Meet that Raiser – Anne-Marie Chernosky

Anne-Marie Chernosky has been a WPR since 2008 and I am working on dog #19. Sharon, Patch, Logan, Nesa, Betty, Angel, Apple, Mason, Tippy, Sunbeam a.k.a. Sunny, Lincoln, Griffey, Honey, Monty, Truman, Manny, Elliott, Harper, Lucy and last, but not least, Huxley.

Meet the Staff: Erin Moloney

Get to know the NEADS staff in this occasional series. Today, please meet Erin Moloney – Canine Center Attendant.

Sarah + Edison #10

Edison can sleep anywhere! High value treats for training, fetch, and more. Learn about this and more in Sarah’s chronicle of life with Edison. For daily updates, follow them on Instagram, @edison_365_sd.

Grained or Grain-Free Food?

NEADS periodically receives questions from our clients regarding the national discussion about the health effects of grain-free dog food versus grained dog food. The research is conflicting about this topic. As some of our clients know, for a time NEADS provided our dogs with grain-free dog food. We are now transitioning our dogs to grained…

Spring allergies – your pets can get them too!

The flowers of spring may be in full bloom, but so are the allergies that go along with the season. Many pet owners do not realize that dogs and cats can suffer from seasonal allergies just like humans, therefore, the veterinarians from BluePearl Veterinary Partners say this is a great time to consider how allergies…

77th Graduation Celebrates 16 New Service Dog Teams

NEADS held its 77th Graduation in April at Monty Tech to celebrate its newest Service Dog teams. This spring’s graduating class represents a wide range of NEADS Service Dogs, including Service Dogs for Veterans, Service Dogs for individuals with physical disabilities, Service Dogs for Hearing, and Assistance Dogs for professionals in classroom, ministry, and hospital…

Teams Test Their Strength, Raise Funds for NEADS

On Saturday, May 4, NEADS held its third Pulling 4 Paws Truck Pull, a fundraiser/team strength competition in which participants work together to pull a full-sized flatbed truck. The event was held at Wachusett Brewing Company. During the Pulling 4 Paws Truck Pull, 15-member teams raced against the clock to see who could pull the…

Sarah + Edison #9

Eye exams for Service Dogs, Edison loves toys, and meeting friends. Learn about this and more in Sarah’s chronicle of life with Edison. For daily updates, follow them on Instagram, @edison_365_sd.

Featured Donor: Maureen Manning, a Monthly Giving Supporter

Ask Maureen Manning how she learned about NEADS, and she’ll describe the 2014 condo association meeting where she first met Patrick Downes, Jessica Kensky, and NEADS Service Dog Rescue. They all became fast friends and, through this friendship and other research, Maureen knew that NEADS was an organization she wanted to be involved with. Today,…

Sarah + Edison #8

Edison travels back to NEADS to support the new graduating teams. Learn about this and more in Sarah’s chronicle of life with Edison. For daily updates, follow them on Instagram, @edison_365_sd.