Meet Norquay and Judy at the MVTP

Meet Norquay and Judy at the MVTP

Meet PADS Norquay: Metro Vancouver Transit Police’s Newest TEAM MEMBER Metro Vancouver Transit Police has welcomed a PADS Accredited Facility Dog (AFD) named Norquay to its dog team. Unlike the existing seven Transit Police dogs that are trained to detect...
MEET RICHARD & BISCUIT

MEET RICHARD & BISCUIT

MEET RICHARD & BISCUIT Newly matched PTSD Team - A game-changing partnership! Richard Chalke has been a Police Officer with the Vancouver Police Department since 1997. In 2019 he was diagnosed with complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as a result of the many...
MEET SUSAN & JONATHAN

MEET SUSAN & JONATHAN

MEET SUSAN & JONATHAN Life-changing supporters share their love of PADS and change lives in exponential ways. Long-time volunteers Susan Taylor and Jonathan Young have spent decades as PADS ambassadors and advocates. They have raised puppies, helped with campus...
In loving memory of Nancy Kemble

In loving memory of Nancy Kemble

It’s with immense sorrow that we share that Nancy Kemble, a beloved member of our PADS family, lost her valiant battle with Cancer on Friday, November 11, 2022. Nancy has worn many hats at PADS – board member, board Chair, volunteer, donor, advocate and...
Invisible Disabilities Week

Invisible Disabilities Week

October 16-22 is Invisible Disabilities Week – at PADS we have many clients that fall in this category. We caught up with one that is close to home, our client (and PADS Communications Manager) Tara to share a few thoughts on some of the unique challenges of having an (often) invisible disability.