Marketing & Media Coordinator | Position Filled

Marketing & Media Coordinator | Position Filled

marketing & media coordinator Accepting Applications | Communications Coordinator | Level 2 Puppy cuddles are one of the job perks.  You may not believe us now, but it gets even better. “What is better than puppy cuddles?” you ask?! Changing lives!   PADS’...
Aries’ Journey

Aries’ Journey

Meet PADS Aries and his new partner Emily!  Emily and Aries are an amazing pair who are taking on new adventures in the world side-by-side. Aries came to PADS through the Assistance Dogs International Breeding Cooperative from Dogs with Wings in Edmonton, AB. He...
Darlene’s Journey

Darlene’s Journey

Meet Darlene and her partner Hélène. Darlene is always enthusiastic to help Hélène with anything she needs. Darlene was whelped by Lori Gunson and family, where she learned that while the world may always be changing, she is always safe and cared for. Darlene’s...
Sandy III’s Journey

Sandy III’s Journey

Meet Sandy III and his new partner Brad! Brad is a third time PADS Client and has welcomed Sandy to his side earlier this year. Sandy has been quite the traveling pup throughout his time in training. Sandy came to PADS through our participation in the Assistance Dog...
Queenie’s Journey

Queenie’s Journey

Meet Queenie, an Accredited Facility Dog (AFD) who uses her natural cuddling talents—and love of bringing people new toys—to spread joy to those who need it most. Queenie came to PADS from Eyes Ears Nose and Paws through our partnership with the Assistance Dogs...
Gatsby’s Journey

Gatsby’s Journey

Meet Gatsby, a lovely, caring dog who loves to meet new people and greet them with one of his favourite toys. Gatsby’s journey brings our expression “It takes a village” to life. Gatsby came to PADS from Southeastern Guide Dogs and landed in our...
Sadie II’s Journey

Sadie II’s Journey

Meet Sadie II and her team Christian, Emily and Kathleen. Sadie works to support the Internet Child Exploitation Unit at the Vancouver Police Department and is doing a fantastic job in her role so far. Sadie II came to PADS through our Partnership with the Assistance...
Mudge’s Journey

Mudge’s Journey

Meet Mudge, a fun-loving, slightly sassy girl who loves to help her client in any way that they need. Mudge was whelped, raised and trained all in the Lower-Mainland and was even whelped and raised by the same people: Teri & Rory Banks!  Throughout Puppy-Raising,...
Swell’s Journey

Swell’s Journey

Meet Swell. Earlier this year Swell earned his blue vest in his role as an Accredited Facility Dog.  Swell was whelped in the Lower Mainland by the Doherty-Dong family where he and his siblings were already being set upon a path to be resilient dogs with a love of...
Paxton’s Journey

Paxton’s Journey

Meet Paxton and his new partner Nicole. Paxton is the product of the Calgary community! Whelped by long term Breeder-Caretakers Robin and Ty, who gave him and his littermates the best start in life possible. Paxton’s Puppy-Raisers Chris & Tracy and Madeline...
Vimy’s Journey

Vimy’s Journey

Meet Vimy and his partner Anne. Together they completed team training earlier this year and are now a fully certified Service Dog Team. Vimy was whelped in the Lower Mainland by Rory & Teri Banks and stayed in the West Coast region while he completed his...
Mallee’s Journey

Mallee’s Journey

Meet Mallee and her client Cindy. Together they take on the world side by side. Mallee was whelped in the Lower Mainland by the Madeo family and then moved Calgary to start her journey with her Puppy-Raiser Ross. Together with the Calgary Puppy-Raising team, Ross...
Cadence’s Journey

Cadence’s Journey

Meet Cadence and her partner Tara. Tara and Cadence successfully passed team training together in December of 2020 and are now taking on the world as a fully certified Service Dog Team.  Cadence came to PADS through our partnership in the Assistance Dogs International...
Gaia’s Journey

Gaia’s Journey

Meet Gaia, a sweet, loving Acreddited Facility Dog working at the Canuck Place. Gaia was whelped in the Lower Mainland by  Lori & the Gunson family, she then headed to the home of Catherine & Ian where she started her Puppy-Raising journey. When she got a...

Dodger’s Journey

Meet Dodger, a PADS 2021 Graduate. Dodger spends his days helping his new partner with whatever they need. Dodger was whelped in the Lower Mainland by Marie and Jocelyn and puppy started by Nicole. When he got a little older he headed up to the Okangan to continue his...
Tony’s Journey

Tony’s Journey

Meet PADS Tony and his handlers Dannielle and Murray. Together they work in a the Customized Learning Centre in Coquitlam School District. Tony’s clients speak very highly of the impact that Tony has on the class saying: “A number of students seek him out...
Kennel Coordinator | POSITION FILLED

Kennel Coordinator | POSITION FILLED

POSITION FILLED: KENNEL COORDINATOR POSITION OVERVIEW The Pacific Assistance Dogs Society (PADS) is changing lives, one dog at a time. We are dedicated to breeding, raising, training and placing assistance dogs for persons with a physical disability or who are deaf or...
Ric Wheels for Independence

Ric Wheels for Independence

  MEET OUR MOVERS: RIC   How they are Moving for PADS Ric is spending all his time while not at work in a wheelchair.  Why they are Moving for PADS   “I have had the opportunity to meet many PADS clients and see the benefits of having a service dog...
Tia and Merlot

Tia and Merlot

MEET OUR MOVERS: TIA AND MERLOT How they are Moving for PADS This year for the “Move for PADS” fundraiser, Tia and Merlot are aiming to raise $5000.  For every $50 raised, they will paddle, board, row, ski, run, walk, or climb 1 Km. Why they are Moving for PADS Tia...

The Cassette Set

 MEET OUR MOVERS: TEAM CASSETTE SET     How they are Moving for PADS The Cassette Set are a team of PADS enthusiasts who are on a mission to raise money for PADS while cycling their hearts out! Self confessed “retro-bones” who may not be the fastest or...
Chris & Misty

Chris & Misty

MEET OUR MOVERS: CHRIS & MISTY How they are Moving for PADS Chris is raising PADS Misty and they will be working together to reach their fundraising goal. Chris told us: “I’m a first time raiser for PADS. I have PADS Misty whom will help me MOVE on our...
Heather

Heather

MEET OUR MOVERS: HEATHER How they are Moving for PADS Heather is part of our staff here at PADS and is ready to MOVE in the same spirit as Team “Gone with the Winn-Dixie”! When asked how she will be moving for PADS, Heather said: “I’m MOVE-ing for...
Juliet and Stark

Juliet and Stark

MEET OUR MOVERS: Juliet and Stark How they are Moving for PADS Juliet and Stark are ready to MOVE for PADS throughout the month of August! They have teamed up with Team ” Trails with Tails” and are excited to give back to PADS and to Get MOVING! When asked...