Raise a puppy.

Change a life.

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

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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KENNEL ASSISTANT – 10 WEEK SUMMER INTERN

KENNEL ASSISTANT – 10 WEEK SUMMER INTERN

POSITION OVERVIEW The Pacific Assistance Dogs Society (PADS) is changing lives, one dog at a time. We are dedicated to breeding, raising, training and placing assistance dogs for persons with a physical disability or who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, and to supporting...

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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!

Truffle I March 2020

Truffle I March 2020

TRUFFLE and her new partner continue to work through a gradual team training schedule after their first few weeks of Team Training this month. Once they have completed team training, they will work through their 45-day probation period. When that is complete, they...

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Vesper I March 2020

Vesper I March 2020

VESPER has been working on maintaining and further refining all the skills she has learned so far in advanced training. She has also been practicing and sharpening her basic obedience cues and default behaviors such as ‘leave it’. Prior to increased social distancing...

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