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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

Double Your Donation

Double Your Donation

It's #GivingTuesday 2020 and thanks to our dear friends at the McGrane-Pearson Endowment Fund*, Pamela Manson Fund* & the Gracie-Waddell Fund* all donations made today will be matched up to $15K. This means that we could raise enough in just one day to train two...

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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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Puppies & Pies 2019

Puppies & Pies 2019

Sunday, September 8th saw a lively crowd gathered for a block party in the parking lot of the renown Gabi & Jules pie shop in Port Moody.  The fundraiser was the brainchild of owners Lisa and Patrick Beecroft, who are both committed to giving back to the...

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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!

Franz | July 2020

Franz | July 2020

Oh July! What heat you bring! This is not my first summer so I am better equipped for fun! I have packed away my winter coat and love the little fan that is attached to my kennel. Every now and again, I sport my raisers sunglasses and I have loved lying around in the...

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Tira | July 2020

Tira | July 2020

In July, I turned nine months old. I've gotten so big now, my raiser says she just blinked and POOF, now I'm nearly full-grown! I got to wear my spiffy new vest out and about in our neighborhood this month. I also wore it into the office the one day we had to go back....

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