From Our Blog
NEADS Breeding Center Property Offers Unique Training Opportunity for Sterling Fire Department
Prior to beginning construction on the new NEADS Breeding Center, two existing structures on the property were scheduled for demolition. Recognizing a unique opportunity, NEADS CEO Gerry DeRoche offered the Sterling Fire Department the buildings for training purposes before the demolition. And so, over the course of several evenings, Sterling fire fighters had the chance to train under very realistic conditions.
We Dunked the Boss
October 2020: This year, while NEADS did not host its Pulling 4 Paws fundraising event, during which teams compete to see who can pull a truck the fastest, NEADS CEO, Gerry DeRoche, kept the team spirit alive when he stepped up for a Dunk Tank challenge, Are We Dunkin’ the Boss?
Martin and Kelly NEADS to Keep Six Feet Away
NEADS was pleased to welcome friends Martin and Kelly for a virtual concert through Facebook Live on Friday, Sept. 18. Not a bad way to spend a Friday night in!
Puppy Love – NEADS Puppy Raisers
When you bring an eight-week-old puppy into your home, it quickly becomes part of your life. You love it, watch it grow, invest time in housebreaking and basic training. And…
2020 Falmouth Road Race Team NEADS Runner Spotlight
Sixteen runners have raised nearly $20k for NEADS by walking, running, and rolling the (virtual) annual 10k this year. Donations can be made to the fundraising team page until October 31. Way to go TEAM NEADS!
Telegram & Gazette: Bank raises money for NEADS service dogs
Bay State Savings Bank said last week its monthlong fundraiser to benefit NEADS yielded $6,410 to help train service dogs that will aid people with disabilities. Full story.
What NEADS Dog Are You Most Like?
Many factors go into matching a NEADS Dog with its human partner. NEADS dogs are trained for 15 to 18 months, during which time our trainers take a close look…
International Assistance Dog Week
It’s International Assistance Dog Week, and during this week, NEADS is helping raise awareness and educate about these amazing dogs by answering our most frequently asked questions about Service Dogs. You can help by sharing with others.