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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

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 physical disabilities other than blindness. Our...

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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 funds from our dear...

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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, Caber...

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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!

Story | March 2020

Story | March 2020

Story is learning to relax and settle in the home, which is an important skill for every dog. This photo of Story shows a pooped puppy after a play date. Submitted By: Hilda Ryan

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Tony | March 2020

Tony | March 2020

We are usually very active and outgoing.  Due to the Covid-19 virus, however, we have not gone out nearly as much this month.  This is a huge adjustment for us, and has caused Tony some stress. We are coping well, though, and when we go for off-leash walks these days,...

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