NEWS & STORIES

Emily

Emily

Meet Emily Emily is known to many in the PADS community as Breeder Caretaker to retired PADS Chai, "Pupdate" Volunteer Extraordinaire, and as an amazingly supportive and kind young woman who is constantly looking for ways to support her fellow volunteers. Recently,...

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ASSISTANT PUPPY TRAINER | INTERVIEWING

ASSISTANT PUPPY TRAINER | INTERVIEWING

PADS is on the lookout for an additional on the ground Trainer’s Assistant to join our super star training team to help run classes, one-on-one training and assessments and assist with volunteer on-boarding and support. This is a full-time position including two...

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Rose and Elphie

Rose and Elphie

Meet Rose and Hearing Dog Elphie Why I chose to apply for a dog from an ADI Accredited Program  My first dog came to live with me in 1989. My hearing loss occurred in 1981 because of a fifteen-and-a-half-hour surgery to remove a brain tumour. My life changed...

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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!

Benelli I August 2021

Benelli I August 2021

BENELLI has been working hard on fine tuning her obedience skills and figuring out what her future career path will be. This month she has been hanging out at the PNE with the President's Choice Superdogs! She is relaxed and confident in the hectic environment but has...

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Acorn I August 2021

Acorn I August 2021

This month ACORN moved to a new trainer and has been getting settled into new routines. He is living with a variety of dogs and gets along with everyone. Acorn has also spent most of the month hanging out at the PNE with the President's Choice Superdogs! He has taken...

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