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...
Valentine and Pups

Valentine and Pups

Donate Now! 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...
Evacuation Kit for Dogs

Evacuation Kit for Dogs

Having to evacuate unexpectedly isn’t something that anyone expects to happen to them, however, with the increasing fires in BC we wanted to put together a list of items to help our community members prepare for a possible evacuation, but thought it might help...
Justice Facility Dogs Canada

Justice Facility Dogs Canada

Click the video below to listen to our conversation with Kim Gramlich, partner to legendary (now retired) PADS Caber and now PADS Puma. Kim is one of the founders of Justice Facility Dogs Canada and is joining us to share about the role that Accredited Facility Dogs...
Rachel and Charm

Rachel and Charm

Meet Rachel and Charm! Join us on Tuesday July 27th at 1:00 pm to learn all about how Rachel has balanced raising Charm and teaching all at once! We sure think she’s a “charmer” but we can’t wait to hear all about how she wiggled her way into...
Tips & Tricks For Getting Started

Tips & Tricks For Getting Started

Thank you so much for registering for MOVE for PADS! We are so grateful that you have joined us. Not sure where to start?! Check out the tips below.   Tell people why you are moving for PADS Cute puppy pictures are wonderful, however, what truly moves people to donate...
Meet Suzanne

Meet Suzanne

Register Now MOVE FOR PADS Team #TrailsWithTails is back at it again with a goal of raising $3,000 for PADS. Team Captain Suzanne says “I had a great time participating in the MOVE event last year and seeing our team come together virtually to cheer each other...
Meet Maddy and Mack

Meet Maddy and Mack

Join us July 13th at 1:00 PM pst. as we chat with our new friends Maddy and Mack who were seen around campus in June filming a documentary all about Juliet and PADS Stark! Click the link below to register to learn more about their connection to PADS and the incredible...
Meet Catherine and Boywer

Meet Catherine and Boywer

Meet Dr. Catherine McLaughlin and PADS Accredited Facility Dog Bowyer. Catherine is a psychologist and Bowyer works alongside her with his magic blend of love and calm. Catherine is an important member of our applicant services team, supporting both our application...
Meet Michelle

Meet Michelle

Click the video below to learn about a new Vancouver Police Department (VPD) initiative which includes adding another PADS Dog to their team. This new program focuses on promoting staff wellness by providing support to police officers as they do their important work....
Stormy and Brite 2021

Stormy and Brite 2021

Join us June 8th 1:00 PM PST as we catch up with Client Stormy and her Service Dog Brite!   This incredible team has been matched for a little over a year and are very excited to share with us what they have learned about working as a...

Meet Swift & Chantilly

Our Puppies-in-Training accompany volunteer Puppy-Raisers and Puppy-Sitters everywhere they go including to work! We are very fortunate to have multiple school boards who allow their staff to bring in their puppies in training into their schools. While these pups are...
Newton

Newton

Meet Newton,  one of our Accredited Facility Dogs. Newton was raised and trained in the Lower Main Land and place with his client Melissa over 10 years ago! Together they now work at the Dr. Peter Centre which provides comfort Care for people living with HIV. Keep...

Cindy & Mallee

“Where to begin is so hard, each and every person at PADS has made such a difference in my life but here I go! PADS has been a big miracle in my life. I had a spinal stroke in 2018 and my life was turned upside down. I lost more than the ability to use my legs...
Mental Health Month with Merlot

Mental Health Month with Merlot

Some of the kids I meet have seen scary things and been placed in unsafe situations. Some of them are forced to grow up too fast and they feel all alone. When they attend to our centre, they might be coming to talk about some of the most traumatic and intimate details...
Meet Sarah

Meet Sarah

Meet Sarah, PADS Volunteer Puppy-Raiser in the Okanagan Region. Over her years at PADS Sarah has grown not only in knowledge about dog training but also in confidence. Keep reading to find out how the PADS Pups in her life has encouraged her and built her confidence:...
Amora and the Silver Family

Amora and the Silver Family

Meet Amora and the Silver family. The night before they were scheduled to bring home sweet Amora their pet, Bohdi, passed away unexpectedly, keep reading to find out how Amora is helping this family find healing and smiles. February 9th was the day 8 week old Amora...
Brad and Sandy

Brad and Sandy

Join us on May 25th at a special time 12:30 PST to meet 3rd time PADS client Brad McCannell! Brad is currently partner to PADS Service Dog Sandy, his third PADS dog, but previously shared life with PADS Chip and PADS Montana. Brad is also the Vice President of Access...
Meet The Cheese Litter!

Meet The Cheese Litter!

Join on May 11th at 1 PM PST ( 12 PM PST) to meet the PADS Cheese Litter and their wonderful Breeder Caretakers Robin and Ty. Robin and Ty are long-time breeder caretakers in Calgary who have whelped six litters in their home and puppy-raised nine Puppies for PADS....
Meet Felicity

Meet Felicity

Tune in on Tuesday May 18th at 1:00 PM PST to meet one of our youngest Breeder Caretakers Felicity Beech. Along with mom Krista and the rest of the Beech Family, Felicity has helped rear a whopping 16 litters of PADS puppies! Join us to hear the unique perspective of...
Meet PADS Dorado

Meet PADS Dorado

Meet PADS Dorado Meet Accredited Facility Dog (AFD) Dorado and his partner Kathy! Together Kathy—a social worker—and Dorado work with children going through challenging times at the Sea Star Child Advocacy Center. When asked about how Dorado affects the mental health...
Hot Peppers Litter

Hot Peppers Litter

Join us May 4th to meet PADS Posy’s Hot Peppers! These pups will be turning 6 weeks and are ready for their close-ups! Register Now for future...
English Shires Litter Update

English Shires Litter Update

The Shires are back!   Click the link below to register to join us this Tuesday, April 27th to see how much the English Shires litter has grown....
Cathy, Shawn & Greco

Cathy, Shawn & Greco

Cathy and Shawn have been involved with PADS since 2000, raising PADS Riley, Dylan, Gypsy and Breeze in succession. They stepped back from puppy raising when they adopted Dylan however, they came back to puppy raising in 2016 to raise Vader, Iroko and now Greco. In...