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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 freezing. But that doesn’t mean you have to spend the winter months huddled inside. Here are some ways to protect pets from conditions such as…

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. Stacy Berloff, with NEADS Service Dog Billy, and Myra Berloff, Stacy’s mother and former Director of the Massachusetts Office on Disability, were the guest speakers.…

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 annual night of fashion and fun. Guests were treated to informal modeling featuring more than a dozen Boston Fashion Week designers, including a brand-new, never-before-seen…

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.

The 5th Annual Fore Paws Golf Classic

On Monday, Sept. 11, we gathered for an exceptional day of golf for a fantastic cause. Thank you to all of you who participated in this annual event – golfers, sponsors, and volunteers. And a special thanks to NEADS Service Dogs Cash and Jones, as well as NEADS Hearing Dog June for welcoming our golfing…

Ask the Vet: Protecting Your Dog from Ticks

There are many delightful things about spending time with your dog during autumn’s cooler weather, from hikes in the woods to excursions to the local farmer’s market. One not so delightful aspect? Ticks and other pests that can cause discomfort or disease to your dog. As you may know, ticks can carry some dangerous diseases,…

In Their Words: I Once Sat in That Chair

I once sat in that chair and I watched,
People around me freely going to and fro,
Parents playing with their children,
As I once sat in that chair and watched.