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Nala’s First Litter

Nala’s First Litter

Meet the PADS Horse Colours Litter! Watch the video to learn the names of PADS Nala's first litter!

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Gaia at Canuck Place

Gaia at Canuck Place

PADS Gaia: Canuck Place's Newest TEAM MEMBERPADS Gaia started her new job at Canuck Place Children’s Hospice in Vancouver as an Accredited Facility Dog. She will be supporting the care of children with life-threatening illnesses. Gaia works alongside two handlers,...

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Meet the Shires Litter

Meet the Shires Litter

Meet our PADSShiresLitter (AKA Devon's 'Shires') and today's Tune-in-Tuesday Guests. ⁠ ⁠ Cheshire (F)⁠ York II (M)⁠ Dorset (F)⁠ Gloucester (pronounced Gloss-ter) (F)⁠ Somerset (F)⁠ ⁠ This litter's amazing breeder caretakers even included each shire's official flags...

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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!

Cobbler I April 2021

Cobbler I April 2021

COBBLER is getting challenged this month on retrieving hard to reach items, such as keys under a car. This is a very important skill and has helped so many of our clients. We are now combining various cues with our retrieve and asking him to hold things a lot longer...

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Linen I April 2021

Linen I April 2021

Spring has finally sprung out here in Calgary – which means that a beautiful day is often followed by snow. We are doing our best to take advantage of the good days and get out to the park to stretch our legs and our recall skills and on the days where there is more...

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