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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

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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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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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!

Woodstock I June 2020

Woodstock I June 2020

WOODSTOCK recently joined advanced training and has been settling in nicely. He has been working on his loose leash walking and obedience with a new handler as well as working on how to move his feet with skill such as ‘perch’ or walking over cavalettis. Woodstock is...

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Zaria I June 2020

Zaria I June 2020

ZARIA had a slower month in June. Due to some minor sensitivity in her back and hind end, Zaria spent the first part of June on rest, which meant low key walks only (translation: on leash walking) and lots of stretching. After a few weeks of rest and stretching, Zaria...

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