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Animal charity offering wide array of service dog programs, while holding true to their mission of producing service dogs for individuals with disabilities.
- trains dogs to assist combat veterans; people with deafness, hearing loss, and other physical disabilities; and people with autism
- has received the highest rating on Charity Navigator and a silver medal on GuideStar
- stands for National Education for Assistance Dog Services
Service dogs bring freedom, physical autonomy, and relief from social isolation to their human partners who are deaf or have a disability. Thanks to NEADS, more than 96 dogs have been placed with Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans. NEADS offers facility-based education, a training method whereby deaf and disabled clients develop a strong working relationship with their assistance dog by living and training in a home-like environment on campus, while under the supervision of expert training staff.