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ABOUT PADS

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 physical disabilities other than blindness. Our accredited facility dogs work with community professionals, such as teachers, RCMP and psychologists to help support healthy communities.

NEWS & STORIES

mister Blake 8 Star Promise Pups

mister Blake 8 Star Promise Pups

After sponsoring the mister Blake 5 Star Litter last year, our dear friend and generous donor mister Blake has done it again!When we shared the news that 8 beautiful labrador puppies were arriving at PADS (from our friends at Guide Dogs for the Blind) and needed...

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Position Statement: The Use of Shock Collars

Position Statement: The Use of 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 hand the benefits of using...

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our supporters

PADS is more than 90% volunteer-driven 

we thrive off the passion of the people who have decided to join the PADS Family.

PADS currently runs volunteer programs in the BC Lower Mainland & Okanagan as well as in Calgary, AB., and is a fully accredited member of Assistance Dogs International.

pupdates

FOLLOW OUR ADVENTURES

Our pups are always adventuring. Follow along each month to see what they’re up to and how they are doing!

Aries | September 2018

Aries | September 2018

We are working hard on my basic obedience these days and mom and dad figure I am doing very well, except I still pull on the leash until I get focused. Other dogs, blowing leaves and butterflies are my weakness. I have been to Victoria this month, on the Ferry boat...

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Checkers | September 2018

Checkers | September 2018

We are working on duration and exposing to unusual environment. Our photo this month is rather special as it's a photo of Checkers and a friend after attending a Citizenship Ceremony Submitted by: Shannon Debruyckere

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