Dervish is being raised and trained to provide life-changing independence to someone with a physical disability other than blindness or to work with a professional such as a teacher, psychologist or victim services worker to help support a healthy community.  In May, 2021, Dervish took the next step in his journey and entered Advanced Training where he’ll learn the skills needed to support his future partner.

It truly takes a village to raise a puppy, and you can be part of Dervish’s village and receive monthly updates about him — donations raised through this page support the care and training of healthy, happy puppies. Help support Dervish today.



Breed:Labrador X Golden Retriever (Male)

Birthdate:November 18, 2018

Dam:PADS Samba

Sire:PADS Balfour

Puppy-Raisers:Cindy Masaro & Dennis Hartman

Whelping Home:Lynn Randall & Alan Fairweather

Advanced Sitter:Cindy Masaro & Dennis Hartman | formerly Tao Zeng

Advanced Trainer:Ashley Siddals

Litter:PADS Whistler Blackcomb Ski Runs Llitter‬