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National Education for Assistance Dog Services, Inc.
December 19, 2012

I am a Professional Working Dog Trainer with over 20 years of experience in the working dog and assistance dog field. I have seen the quality of the dogs from NEADS go downhill severely since early 2002 and it is getting progressively worse. While NEADS in fact has a very friendly staff, the loss of their old training director in the early 2000’s impacted the quality of the final product produced by NEADS to a very concerning level. While the majority of people that puppy raise and train these special dogs have their hearts in the right place, they lack the professional experience needed to reproduce the quality of trained dogs they once offered in the late 90’s. Although NEADS is an ADI accredited School, the complaints of performance issues now fall on deaf ears by ADI when it comes to a good number of ADI accredited organizations. Many of the recipients that have issues with a NEADS dog live in fear of the organization repossessing their assistance dog and place them on another multiple year waiting list because of issues the organization is unwilling or unable to repair with their current assistance dog.

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How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Somewhat badly

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A lot

Will you recommend this organization to others?

No

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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