Hero is being raised and trained to be an assistance dog for someone with a physical disability or who is deaf or hard-of-hearing.  In April 2019, he took the next step in his journey and entered Advanced Training to become a Service dog. It truly takes a village to raise a puppy, and you can be part of Hero’s village and receive monthly updates about him — all donations raised through this page go directly towards our veterinary care fund to ensure healthy, happy puppies. Help support Hero today.


Breed:Labrador Retriever (Male)

Birthdate:April 7, 2017

Dam:PADS Roma

Sire:Canine Companions for Independence's Tag II

Puppy-Raisers:Heather Cochrane, Karen MacKay & Kelly Pickell

Whelping Home:Marie Breton & Jocelyn Rock

Advanced Sitter:Dana Gallagher

Advanced Trainer:Dana Gallagher

Litter:PADS Vimy Virtues Litter