Service Dog Louis II | Client Update | November 2023

Service Dog Louis II | Client Update | November 2023

PADS Mobility Team Louis has sent us an update on their life together! “My name is Louis; I am a stability assistance dog in North Vancouver. I have a heavy head, and I love to work with and for my human Lori. My human tells me she has a brain injury that caused...
Louis II | May 2023

Louis II | May 2023

The lovable Louis II is proud to announce that he got a job! He passed his pre-placement testing and has been matched with a client. Whelping Homes: Jackie Clark & family Litter: PADS Eukanuba Litter Puppy-Raisers: Elizabeth Cousar, Michelle Valley and Marie...
Louis II | April 2023

Louis II | April 2023

Louis II started team training with his client this month and will soon say goodbye to his trainer and circle of adoring volunteers. He will be missed, but we are excited to see him change somebody’s life and do the work he was born to do! We will miss his...
Louis II | March 2023

Louis II | March 2023

Exciting news! Louis II has completed his pre-placement test! He hopes to find a match soon. Stay posted for more updates. Thank you again for all your support of Advanced Dog Louis II!  Advanced training location: West Coast (Satellite) Submitted by: Lisa, Apprentice...
Louis II | February 2023

Louis II | February 2023

Louis II  is working very hard on his pre-placement test so that he will be ready for his match soon. He has been spending a large part of his time generalizing all his skills on field trips and fun outings.  Thank you again for all your support of advanced dog Louis...
Louis II | January

Louis II | January

Louis II is rocking his way to being a full professional working dog, hopefully this spring. He would really like to be someone’s superhero one day. He asks for, in return, lots of petting and a foot, knee, and lap to put his big head on. And food, of course, lots and...
Louis II | December 2022

Louis II | December 2022

Louis II had a fantastic Christmas with his sitters and best buddy, Fuji. He loved playing in the snow and having a good romp in it. He continued making gains in his obedience and worked on going under tables with his mobility harness. Louis is getting back into the...
Louis II | November 2022

Louis II | November 2022

Louis ll is a lover. Out of all my string of dogs, he needs the most touch and pets. Louis continues to learn details of how to retrieve and hold different items gently and securely. Different items require different pressure and grip to hold. Some items can even...
Louis II | October 2022

Louis II | October 2022

Strong and steady Louis II is adding more cues to the various positions around the powerchair. We train the dogs to go behind the chair on cue when spaces are narrow. They know “heel” means left side and “side means right side. And if we want the dog to go in front of...
Louis II | September 2022

Louis II | September 2022

Louis II has a lovely disposition that many enjoy, and because of this, he is very popular. This month he ran into one of the students from his previous school, and he was so happy. It’s amazing how many lives our PADS dogs touch. Louis continues to work on his...
Louis II | August 2022

Louis II | August 2022

Louis II has continued working on his new skills this month in advanced training. We are starting out working on his body positioning, tug, nose target to a wall, and his retrieve. Each skill will require precision, duration, generalization and complexities we add as...
Louis II | July 2022

Louis II | July 2022

Louis II is such a solid dog in more ways than one. He is built strong and big and has a confident, resilient, and kind personality. This month he is confidently doing all his obedience in the stability harness and learning new things when he wears it. Louis is...
Louis II | June 2022

Louis II | June 2022

Louis II is showing lots of promise and has fit right into PADS university. He and PADS Hebron are good buddies and play really well together. He is working on foot movement, retrieve, productive play tug, and is trying out wearing a balance harness. Louis is a big...
Louis II | May 2022

Louis II | May 2022

We are delighted to welcome Louis II into Advanced Training in Chilliwack, where everything is green and blooming! Louis is rolling with the newness of everything and is enjoying cuddling and getting to know new people. He loves a good long snuggle and likes to hog...
Louis II | April 2022

Louis II | April 2022

Louis has improved so much in his behaviour when running into other dogs on walks! He now will stare intently at them but waits (mostly) for permission to engage. This month, Lou has continued to go to school every day and enjoy his high school science classes. He is...
Louis II | September 2021

Louis II | September 2021

Louis is a wonderful, loving dog! He loves to cuddle and knows his commands very well. We are working on keeping all four paws on the floor because he likes to cuddle and wants to climb into my lap. At 84 pounds, this can be an issue!  We have been grocery shopping,...
Louis II | March 2021

Louis II | March 2021

Spring has sprung, and I have been helping mom in the garden. She says that I am an excellent helper. I will pick up her gardening gloves and bring them right to her! All this hard work should be rewarded soon with some beautiful flowers. My training is coming along...
Louis II I February 2021

Louis II I February 2021

February has been a busy month, fur-iends. Mom started with new groups of students at school, so I got a whole bunch of new friends. I have made so many of these kiddos happy with my spectacular cuddling skills and the toys that I bring them. We have had some muddly...
Louis II | November 2020

Louis II | November 2020

November was exciting because I got to meet two new groups of kids at school. They’re all so much fun. We did lots of exciting outings this month. We had puppy class at this place called an airport. It was so nice to see friends in person for the first time in a long...
Louis II | October 2020

Louis II | October 2020

Guys, it was a spooky month! The forest is changing colour, and all the leaves that were on the tree are now on the ground. I wonder why that is happening? But I like watching them fall because when I don’t chase them I get a lot of treatos. We have been going...
Louis II | August 2020

Louis II | August 2020

Hi guys, August was a fun time, well, sort of. We started by working on a lot of impulse control and loose leash walking. It was hard work, but I am getting really good. Then I got some bad news, that my leg was just a little fractured. I got a cool splint, but it...
Louis II | July 2020

Louis II | July 2020

Hi guys, I have had an exciting month for sure. I got to meet my new raisers and family. I have so many dog brothers and sisters that I will never be short of playmates, but it’s not all about fun and games anymore. I have done some serious learning lately. My...
Louis II

Louis II

Help Fund My Training! #WOOF I'M SOCIALFacebookGoogle+ Louis II is being raised and trained to provide life-changing independence to someone with a physical disability other than visual impairment or to work with a professional such as a teacher, psychologist or...