George: “Why I give to PADS”

I first became involved with PADS because I wanted to raise a puppy in my classroom (I think there should be a puppy or dog in every classroom!).  However, before that could happen, I retired.  That was about five years ago now and I’ve been volunteering as a raiser...
Glenora: “Why I give to PADS”

Glenora: “Why I give to PADS”

My connection to PADS goes back about 14 years ago when my dog-loving daughter, Tara, heard about PADS and became a volunteer puppy-raiser. She comes from a family of dog-lovers and grew up with one pet dog after another. Since PADS came into her life, I can’t keep...
Assistant Puppy Trainer – Position Filled

Assistant Puppy Trainer – Position Filled

THE POSITION The Assistant Puppy Trainer position is a brand new entry-level position in the Puppy-Raising Program (PRP) with planned advancement through to Puppy Raising Instructor (minimum 4 year process).   The Assistant Puppy Trainer is part of an...
Leahy: 2020 Legends

Leahy: 2020 Legends

Leahy was truly an exceptional PADS Service Dog with a long career helping her partner Anya.

Meet the BC Creeks Litter

Meet the BC Creeks Litter

Meet the BC Creeks Litter Click on the video below to watch the Pawcast from Tuesday, December 15th at 1:00 PM PST featuring the BC Creeks...
John & Summer II

John & Summer II

Meet John & Summer Join us Tuesday, November 24th at 1:00 PM PST as we meet John and Accredited Facility Dog Summer II. John and Summer are 2020 graduates and we are excited to hear about their partnership so...
Lindsay & Hero

Lindsay & Hero

Meet Lindsay & Hero Click the video below to watch our conversation with Lindsay and Accredited Facility Dog Hero! Lindsay and Hero are 2020 graduates that work together in a school and we are excited to hear about their partnership so...
Steve & PADS Winnie

Steve & PADS Winnie

Meet Steve & PADS Winnie  Join us as we catch up with Steve and his new service dog Winnie! Winnie is a 2020 PADS grad as we are so excited for the chance to hear how this team is...
The 2021 Calendar Is Here!

The 2021 Calendar Is Here!

The 2021 Calendar HAS ARRIVED! ORDER NOW 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...
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...
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...

Kim

MEET OUR MOVERS: Kim PADS CABER & PADS Puma How they are Moving for PADS Kim, Caber and Puma have pledged to walk 100KM this month to raise money for PADS   Why they are Moving for PADS When asked why she is moving for PADS Kim writes: “Why am I MOVEing? ...
Kevin

Kevin

MEET OUR MOVERS: Kevin & PADS PUPPY-IN-TRAINING SPARK  How they are Moving for PADS Kevin has pledged to climb 112,000 steps at the Wreck Beach Trail #7 at UBC. Each time Kevin visits he does 8 circuits of the stars (350 steps each way). His goal is to do these...
Lindi

Lindi

MEET OUR MOVERS: FLY BY FLINT Why they are Moving for PADS Lindi is MOVING for PADS because: “The reality is that it doesn’t just take awesome people to breed, raise and train service dogs, it takes a whole whack of money too.  I believe that a little can go a...
Chantelle

Chantelle

MEET OUR MOVERS: TEAM FUELING UP THE MYSTERY THE MACHINE How they are Moving for PADS Scooby and Chantelle are going for bike rides together…. and this is not in the most conventional way. Running beside a bike is hard on pups joints, but pulling a trailer with...
Public Statement: COVID-19

Public Statement: COVID-19

PUBLIC STATEMENT: COVID-19 Last Updated: June 1, 2020 – 8pm The management and leadership of Pacific Assistance Dogs is wanting to share that we are treating COVID-19 pandemic with seriousness, without unduly restricting the important work PADS is doing. As an...
Bill Brown Turns 60!

Bill Brown Turns 60!

Bill Brown Turns 60! Our Dear friend Bill Brown—who many of you will remember as our fabulous auctioneer from our For The Love of Dog Gala—is turning 60 on May first! For his birthday this year, he has graciously offered to help raise matching funds towards the...