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...
POSITION FILLED: PUPPY PROGRAM TRAINER OKANAGAN

POSITION FILLED: PUPPY PROGRAM TRAINER OKANAGAN

POSITION FILLED: Puppy Program Trainer (Okanagan) The Organization Pacific Assistance Dogs Society (PADS) breeds, raises and trains fully certified assistance dogs. Our service (mobility & PTSD) and hearing dogs provide life-changing independence to those with...
Double Your Donation

Double Your Donation

Double Your Donation #GIVINGTUESDAy SUCCESS THANKS TO YOUR INCREDIBLE SUPPORT WE RAISED $40,368!! Our online fundraiser broke the 21K mark shortly after 11pm last night, this combined with offline donations that came in throughout the day and the $15K in matching...
The Dogfather—PADS Caber—Retires

The Dogfather—PADS Caber—Retires

PADS Caber, placed with Kim Gramlich, Coordinator at Delta Police Victim Services in 2010.  Since then to say he’s had an enormous impact, both in the people he directly serves and the Justice Facility Dog industry in Canada would be an understatement.  Today,...
KENNEL ASSISTANT – 10 WEEK SUMMER INTERN

KENNEL ASSISTANT – 10 WEEK SUMMER INTERN

FULL-TIME KENNEL ASSISTANT – 10 WEEK SUMMER INTERN Deadline to Apply: Monday, June 17, 2019 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...
POSITION FILLED: Communications & Event Coordinator

POSITION FILLED: Communications & Event Coordinator

POSITION filled: Communication & Event Coordinator PADS is seeking a full-time (37.5 hrs/week), Communication & Event Coordinator,  which is a diverse role designed to effectively support PADS’ growth, mission and endeavors. This role requires a person that is...
Position Statement: The Use of Shock Collars

Position Statement: The Use of Shock Collars

Position Statement: Shock Collars In recent days there has been a great deal of discussion in the media surrounding the BCSPCA’s recently launched campaign against the use of shock collars.  This is a campaign that PADS supports wholeheartedly, knowing first...
Spruce Meadows Leg Up Foundation Supports PADS

Spruce Meadows Leg Up Foundation Supports PADS

PADS was pleased to be chosen by the The Spruce Meadows Leg Up Foundation as one of their 2018 recipients.  The Spruce Meadows Leg Up Foundation is a proud supporter of various non-profit and community groups assisting them continue their various programs that benefit...
Telus Cares

Telus Cares

Telus Cares We’re tremendously grateful to the TELUS Calgary Community Board for recently approving a grant application to sponsor two VIPs to be placed with vulnerable children or youth in the Calgary region in the next year.  VIP Dogs (Very Important Pets) are...

Sara Blake 60th Birthday Challenge

  Hi everyone, September is my 60th Birthday month!  Woot! Woot!  It’s a very big deal to me!  And here is why: I usually do something major for each decade Birthday.  In the past it’s been something physical, challenging and scary that I haven’t done before. For...
Total Pet

Total Pet

Total Pet = Totally Awesome Early this year we received an email from Erin at Vernon’s Total Pet store. She wanted to know if we would like to be their charity of choice for the stores annual charity fundraiser. Little did we know when we agreed to partner up with...