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Rose and Elphie

Rose and Elphie

Meet Rose and Hearing Dog Elphie Why I chose to apply for a dog from an ADI Accredited Program  My first dog came to live with me in 1989. My hearing loss occurred in 1981 because of a fifteen-and-a-half-hour surgery to remove a brain tumour. My life changed...

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Rachel and Charm

Rachel and Charm

Meet Rachel and Charm! Join us on Tuesday July 27th at 1:00 pm to learn all about how Rachel has balanced raising Charm and teaching all at once! We sure think she's a "charmer" but we can't wait to hear all about how she wiggled her way into the hearts of all she...

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2021 Summer Newsletter

2021 Summer Newsletter

HELP CHANGE MORE LIVES Your support drives our mission, helps dogs transform lives, and empowers individuals to have an independent life. Behind each and every success story is a donor who makes this possible.

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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!

Muse | September 2021

Muse | September 2021

Muse has been coming along in practising her calm as well as settling apart from her handler. Some of that training includes practising nap time. What a lucky girl! While practising her public etiquette on field trips, we have found that sometimes she freezes while...

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Biscuit | September 2021

Biscuit | September 2021

Biscuit has had a very busy month! He went on a lot of fun training field trips to grocery stores, MEC, IKEA, medical appointments, walking trails and dog parks. Biscuit likes to go wading at Buntzen Lake - up to his ankles only. He even went to Kelowna with his...

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