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Meredith & Henrik

Meredith & Henrik

Click the link below to hear from Puppy Raisers Meredith and Henrik. Together this dynamic duo has raised a total of 9 pups, often welcoming two pups into their home at a time. Tune in to learn more about their PADS Puppy-Raising journey and to find out what it's like...

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Tonya and Kylo

Tonya and Kylo

Click the link below to watch our interview with Tonya and her Service Dog PADS Kylo. Tune in to hear about the work Kylo does and about their amazing partnership.

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LEAH & SMOKEY

LEAH & SMOKEY

Click the Video to meet Leah and her AFD Partner Smokey. Leah is a clinical counsellor as well as a school counsellor.  In both her roles Smokey works with her providing love, comfort and support. Leah says that she has noticed that often people will connect first...

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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!

Empress | February 2021

Empress | February 2021

Happy Lunar New Year everypawdy! February was a big month for me. It started out with a public access assessment in a mall. Tall and I got followed around by a hooman with a clipboard. I got to show off all my skills plus I showed that I do not eat treats off the...

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Groovy I January 2021

Groovy I January 2021

Great news!!! We are very exited to announce that GROOVY has passed his pre-placement testing and has been matched with a client! Way to go Groovy!  Groovy and his client will start team training in late February. A huge congratulations to all the volunteers, PADS...

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