Raise a puppy.

Change a life.

ABOUT PADS

Pacific Assistance Dogs Society (PADS) breeds, raises and trains fully certified assistance dogs. Our service (mobility & PTSD) and hearing dogs provide life-changing independence to those with physical disabilities other than blindness. Our accredited facility dogs work with community professionals, such as teachers, RCMP and psychologists to help support healthy communities.

NEWS & STORIES

KENNEL ASSISTANT – 10 WEEK SUMMER INTERN

KENNEL ASSISTANT – 10 WEEK SUMMER INTERN

POSITION OVERVIEW The Pacific Assistance Dogs Society (PADS) is changing lives, one dog at a time. We are dedicated to breeding, raising, training and placing assistance dogs for persons with a physical disability or who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, and to supporting...

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POSITION FILLED: Digital Content Specialist (Summer Intern)

POSITION FILLED: Digital Content Specialist (Summer Intern)

PADS is seeking an 8 week summer student (37.5 hrs/week) through the Canada Summer Jobs program, Digital Content Specialist,  which is a diverse role designed to effectively support PADS’ growth, mission and endeavors. This role requires a person that is a...

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POSITION FILLED: Communications & Event Coordinator

POSITION FILLED: Communications & Event Coordinator

PADS is seeking a full-time (37.5 hrs/week), Communication & Event Coordinator,  which is a diverse role designed to effectively support PADS’ growth, mission and endeavors. This role requires a person that is very detail orientated and task driven with experience...

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our supporters

PADS is more than 90% volunteer-driven 

we thrive off the passion of the people who have decided to join the PADS Family.

PADS currently runs volunteer programs in the BC Lower Mainland & Okanagan as well as in Calgary, AB., and is a fully accredited member of Assistance Dogs International.

pupdates

FOLLOW OUR ADVENTURES

Our pups are always adventuring. Follow along each month to see what they’re up to and how they are doing!

Dune | October 2018

Dune | October 2018

Caring Dune: I had a reaction to a flu shot and went to bed one afternoon for a rest/nap. Dune positioned himself on the floor next to the bed and also napped. After about an hour, I felt a gentle, warm breath on my nose. When I opened my eyes, there was Dune with his...

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Fuji | Oct 2018

Fuji | Oct 2018

With fall comes the start of Hockey, lovely walks in the fall leaves and Halloween! Fuji spends lots of time at the Hockey arenas in the fall and winter, he has also been enjoying many outings polishing up on is cues and practicing his durations commands, we also...

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