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Meet Norquay and Judy at the MVTP

Meet Norquay and Judy at the MVTP

Meet PADS Norquay: Metro Vancouver Transit Police's Newest TEAM MEMBERMetro Vancouver Transit Police has welcomed a PADS Accredited Facility Dog (AFD) named Norquay to its dog team. Unlike the existing seven Transit Police dogs that are trained to detect explosives...

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Adventures of Sawyer Part 4

Adventures of Sawyer Part 4

Join us Tuesday, January 10th at 1:00 PM PST for our fourth instalment of the “Adventures with Sawyer Series”! Catch up with her Puppy-Raiser Jackie and see what skills they are working on that will help her when she enters adolescents in a couple of months.

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MEET RICHARD & BISCUIT

MEET RICHARD & BISCUIT

Richard Chalke has been a Police Officer with the Vancouver Police Department since 1997. In 2019 he was diagnosed with complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as a result of the many exposures to traumatic events and scenes over the years serving his community....

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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!

Roan | December 2022

Roan | December 2022

I'm so happy to report that since my last pupdate, I haven't had to wear a cone! Instead, this was the month of SNOW, visitors and lots of outings. The best time of my life was last year's snowfall. There is no feeling comparable to bounding over the edible white...

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Dash II | December 2022

Dash II | December 2022

Dash II is always eager to work and loves learning new skills. He’s been practicing more movement and walking skills around a power chair. He’s also been learning different skills with his nose and his paws. His favorite skills to practice right now are “open the...

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