NEADS  NEADS Puppy Raiser Application 

Full Time or Weekend Puppy Raiser
Thank you for your interest in becoming a NEADS Puppy Raiser. At this time, we are only accepting applicants who live in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Maine.
Weekend Puppy Raiser Questions
NEADS has Weekend Puppy Raiser opportunities in 6 prisons and also at the NEADS campus in Princeton, MA. 
  • FMC Devens, Ayer, MA
  • JJ Moran Medium, Cranston, RI
  • MCI Concord (Concord Medium), Concord, MA
  • MCI Norfolk, Norfolk, MA
  • North Central Correctional Institution, Gardner, MA
  • Northeastern Correctional Center ("The Farm"), Concord, MA
Our need for Puppy Raisers vary by location throughout the year. We currently have availability at the following locations. Please select the location(s) where you would like to volunteer:
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In case of emergency, name a relative we can call if we could not reach you
Are you willing to provide your date of birth for your department of corrections background check?
PLEASE NOTE THE RESPONSIBLE PARTY FOR THE PUP MUST BE AT LEAST 25 YEARS OF AGE, AND HANDLERS MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD. 
All pet dogs must be spayed/neutered. 
*** NEADS Dogs must be supervised 100% of the time or crated if left alone. NEADS Dogs cannot regularly be left alone for more than four hours at a time. ***