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Instructor’s Assistant | Interviewing

Instructor’s Assistant | Interviewing

Overview Pacific Assistance Dogs Society (PADS) is a registered charity that provides professionally trained assistance dogs to persons with physical disabilities or hearing loss who reside in the western provinces of Canada.  We also place service dogs with veterans...

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Thank you Movers

Thank you Movers

We are so grateful to our entire community for your amazing commitment and dedication to PADS throughout our 2021 MOVE for PADS Campaign. To thank you all we had a fabulous panel of clients joining us on the last day of MOVE August 31, to share about just how...

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Valentine and Pups

Valentine and Pups

Join Us Tuesday July 24th at 1:00 PM to meet Valentine and her #Tokyo2020CanadianOlympicMedallistsLitter!  Important Contest Announcement: Video chat is wonderful but did you know you could win some real life, actual puppy breathe, puppy cuddles? Want to meet these...

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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!

Brie II | September 2021

Brie II | September 2021

Brie is such a delight. Her cute face wins the crowds. She continues to learn really well and goes from strength to strength. Other dogs continue to be her nemesis that we’re working on. She had been enjoying getting out on some nice hikes with the beautiful fall...

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Vista | September 2021

Vista | September 2021

Vista moved out of the city in September to accommodate his previous raisers' return to work. Initially, he missed his person and all his dog buddies but has been settling into small-town life. Nothing like meeting a bunch of new dog buddies to help with the...

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