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

The 2021 Calendar Is Here!

The 2021 Calendar Is Here!

meet our feature pups Cover (shown above): PADS Sunshine | Geoff Lister January - Cadet II BIll Ng February - Star Ty Brooks March - Elfin Beth Holbrook April - Marley & Minnie Katelyn Fuchs May - Cannoli Nicole Schnapp June - Tommy Ryleigh Jacobs July - Wilbur...

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Ballet Legends Litter

Ballet Legends Litter

Join us at 1:00 pm pst to meet Krista and the Ballet Legends Litter.  Tune in to hear Krista share her experience as a breeder caretaker and to see the Ballet Legends litter's debut performance. 

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It Takes a Village

It Takes a Village

It Takes A Village This series is built to show just how many people touch a dog's life as they travel from Whelping box to their client's home. This series will focus on PADS Brite and highlight various aspects of her life at PADS. Click the links below to watch the...

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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!

Mallee I October 2020

Mallee I October 2020

MALLEE has been spending the month sharpening up skills in preparation for heading out of advanced training and making her forever match. She is working on tasks like deep pressure and is taking her current skill set on the road so that we can ensure that she will be...

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Sunny II I October 2020

Sunny II I October 2020

SUNNY II and his new partner have completed Team Training and are working through their 45-day probation period and when that is complete, they will officially be members of the PADS 2019/2020 graduating class! Sunny’s trainers Ashley & Margaret are very grateful...

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