ABOUT PACIFIC ASSISTANCE DOGS SOCIETY (PADS)
Our dogs change lives. They are more than beautiful, healthy companions, they are specially trained to aid people. Learn more about the different kinds of dogs we train and their stories here.
Our staff is committed to being one of the best assistance dog schools in the world, and to supporting our clients and volunteers throughout their involvement with our organization. Meet some of these amazing people here.
The organization is registered under the BC Societies Act as Western Handi and Hearing Ear Dogs Society
After a couple of challenging years and a near disappearance, the organization re-emerged as Pacific Assistance Dogs Society. Training not just hearing dogs, but service dogs as well.
PADS is accredited by Assistance Dogs International (ADI)
PADS helped found the Canadian Association of Guide and Assistance Dog Schools.