All Pupdates

Hardy II | February 2020

Where to begin! February was so short! I packed in a lot of fun activities, places, training and new friends!See, when you’re a dog with a job, you get to explore your surroundings, new people, new dogs, new smells, new places, and new things! All while practicing...

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Winnie I February 2020

WINNIE is continuing to improve in her retrieve grip and duration carry work. She is now working on good grip and carry on various items and dumbbell weights as well as working on how to pick up trickier objects. On PADS campus Winnie is practicing her skills next to...

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Gatsby I February 2020

GATSBY enjoyed spending some time with a sitter in the last few weeks. He got a good mix of work and play, practicing his manner in a different environment with a more novel handler and getting lots of playtime with new dogs! Back at Rob’s training campus, Gatsby...

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Vesper I February 2020

VESPER has a quirky and goofy personality that many people adore and allows her to make instant connections. Vesper enjoys working on service dog skills but has demonstrated that she would prefer a career with more predictable public outings. She hopes to find a...

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Kylo I February 2020

KYLO and his new partner are currently in Team Training and will continue a gradual training process to support the team as they learn and bond. Upon completion of team training, they will work through their 45-day probation period and when that is complete, they will...

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Truffle I February 2020

We are very exited to announce that TRUFFLE has passed her pre-placement testing and has been matched with a client! Way to go Truffle!  Truffle’s gentle, sweet demeanor and her ability to bond strongly with her primary handler make her a great PTSD service candidate....

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Valour I February 2020

VALOUR has been working on ‘step’ in public places and has been very calm and patient going up or down one step at a time. Valour has been practicing her duration carry of dumbbells of various weights and simple objects. She is also working on generalizing her...

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Quixley I February 2020

We are very excited to announce that QUIXLEY has been matched with a client and will start team training in March. Quixley’s enthusiasm and devotion to his people will serve him well in his career as a PTSD service dog. We are so happy to see Quixley matched and wish...

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Yahtzee I February 2020

 After careful consideration, YAHTZEE has been released from advanced training. Although Yahtzee has made some progress in his alert and suspicion barking challenges, his barking type and amount has not reduced to a level that is required to be a working dog. He has...

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Mudge I February 2020

MUDGE has spent February dodging Cupid and working on her default behaviors around food. She has been maintaining her public access manners in community centers, elementary schools, and the mall in preparation for pre-placement testing. Mudge spent time at the Pet...

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Zaria I February 2020

ZARIA has been enjoying lots of extra attention as she assists in advanced trainer Lisa’s gradual return to work schedule. Zaria’s training is ramping up as she is continually challenged with new scenarios. She has been proving to trainer Lisa that she is ready to...

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Mallee I February 2020

MALLEE has settled into the swing of things in advanced training and is loving her daily romp sessions with her brother Iroko and friends Hammond and Burke. She is also a big fan of the amount of treats she gets from her trainer Miranda. Mallee is a quick study and is...

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Sandy III I February 2020

SANDY III has just arrived on the island and is fitting in very nicely with his new roommates Vimy, Daegen, and Gatsby. He took a few days to warm up, but the boys have shown him the ropes and he has since settled in and is enjoying relaxing and playing with his new...

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Burke I February 2020

We are thrilled to announce that BURKE has officially been matched with a client and will start team training very soon! Burke’s big lovable personality and his ‘Oh Burke’ antics will support and improve the life of his new client and we are so excited to see this new...

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Rainbow I February 2020

Ashley and Susie have been collaborating to create training plans to help RAINBOW grow in some of her challenge areas. Rainbow thought it was weird that Susie wanted to feed her meals out in the rain or for standing in puddles, but now she thinks it is great and...

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Cadence I February 2020

CADENCE has been doing some concentrated training on new skills this month. She loves working on new things and the training department is looking forward to seeing more of her work ethic from her up and coming puppies! Some of her skills are a little rough around the...

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Cirque I February 2020

CIRQUE continues to spend time practicing her real-world skills with her dedicated advanced sitters. When she is with her primary sitter George, they spend lots of time going to all kinds of places, including lots of outdoor adventures and outings around Downtown...

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Daegan I February 2020

DAEGAN enjoyed spending some time with a sitter in the last few weeks. He got a good mix of work and play, practicing his manner in a different environment with a more novel handler and getting lots of playtime with new dogs! He returned to Rob’s training campus...

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Dax I February 2020

DAX has returned to Burnaby and the Lower Mainland to start a medical hold for the next 2-3 months. Dax has been recovering well from his health situation in late 2019 and will spend the next few months completing the required treatment. Once he has completed all...

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Sunny II I February 2020

SUNNY II continues to spend his time practicing real-world public access/day-to-day skills with his dedicated advanced sitters. Sunny’s affectionate personality and wiggly greetings help him make friends wherever he goes. He went on a field trip to Vancouver Island...

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Brite I February 2020

BRITE continues her adventures in advanced training and has gone back out to the coast so that she can go on meet-and-greets with potential clients. There has been some exciting prospects and we are hoping that we will be able to formally announce a match and a team...

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Hammond I February 2020

We are very exited to announce that HAMMOND has passed his pre-placement testing! Way to go Hammond! This means that he can now start going out on meet-and-greets with prospective clients and find his forever person. His sweet and steady personality is sure to charm...

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Iroko I February 2020

IROKO lives to party! His sister Mallee joined the Calgary Advanced Training crew later last month and he is loving having her around; she likes to play tug just as much as he does! Iroko is picking up new skills at lightning speed and continues working on containing...

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Hero I February 2020

We are very exited to announce that HERO has passed his pre-placement testing and has been matched with a client! Way to go Hero!  Hero’s sweet, sensitive personality and ability to spot the people who need him most will make him a rockstar Accredited Facility Dog...

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