All Pupdates

Cello I November 2018

CELLO has spent the month traveling around with Laura to various meetings and events. He has been impressing everyone with his sweet demeanor and handsomeness! You may have seen him on CTV with Laura, PADS client Juliet and service dog Stark. This week he is spending...

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Gucci I November 2018

GUCCI continues to be a credit to all the hard work her raisers and sitters put into her training! She is an amazing ambassador for PADS. Her sweet nature makes her very popular when she is on field trips like the EMS PEPP session with PADS AFD Delray or attending...

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Nessa I November 2018

NESSA continues to spend most of her time with advanced sitter George. She spends lot of time outdoors hiking and swimming. When she is not working on maintaining her advanced skills and obedience routine in all kinds of public places, Nessa enjoys going on daily...

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Fendi I November 2018

FENDI has had a busy month! She has been staying with Miranda and her dog friends, which means off-leash runs every morning and friends to wrestle and cuddle with every night. Fendi is focusing on taking her special skills on the road and working to generalize the...

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Sim I November 2018

SIM has been trying out different work and most recently is enjoying brightening peoples’ days as an AFD hopeful. He loves visiting the students and teachers at schools! We are still working on his service skills. He recently had a dental surgery and is recovering...

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Quixley I November 2018

QUIXLEY is enjoying his AFD field trips and is working towards being pre-placement test ready. He has been practicing his obedience and ‘leave it’ skills. Quixley is rooming with Avery right now and these boys enjoy having a good cuddle after a long day of training....

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Crystal I November 2018

CRYSTAL is enjoying working on skills and has been practicing walking next to a power chair. She really likes the skill ‘push’! This month, Crystal got a new kennel buddy, new advanced training member Cirque. The girls love to race around the play yard together!...

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Burke I November 2018

BURKE is settling into the advanced training routine and is showing that he loves working and learning new skills like ‘button’, ‘light’, ‘switch’ and retrieving dropped objects. Burke is loving spending time with his “dorm” mates, particularly Gucci (pictured with...

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Mocha I November 2018

MOCHA has shown some really nice traits that would suit a career as a PTSD Service dog. At this time, we are excited that we will be assessing Mocha further to determine if she has the right temperament to graduate as a PTSD Service dog. She continues to work on her...

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Vader I November 2018

VADER and his first client were not quite the right fit. He is coming back into advanced training to determine his next steps while he awaits his new match. Skills being learned: Practicing and maintaining all skills. Recent field trips: Various outings with his...

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Pan I November 2018

Due to an unforeseen medical concern, PAN has been released from advanced training. Pan is a wonderful dog with lots of love to give and we know he will brighten up the lives of his new forever family. Pan is enjoying his new life of leisure. He loves to snuggle up...

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Kylo I November 2018

KYLO spent the past month with Margaret at the Burnaby campus. He has been going on a lot of field trips to assess which career is best suited for him. He particularly enjoys going to local schools and visiting with the teachers and students. He loves the attention...

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Latte I November 2018

LATTE continues to polish up all skills and training and is going on lots of field trips. She is always happy to be the trainer’s sidekick and loves to work. With Christmas coming and the weather being less pleasant, we will be spending a good amount of time in the...

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Maya II I November 2018

MAYA II is always very happy to be put into action and loves to be a part of whatever is going on around her. She is a super-fast learner and remembers where we left off last. Maya has made lots of improvement this month. Currently she is bunking with her fluffy...

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Quokka I November 2018

QUOKKA continues to be a sweet, laid back dude. He has great manners in public, whether he is being handled by Rob or by other volunteers on Vancouver Island. He enjoys a good cuddle inside, especially as the weather gets colder and wetter. He has spent a couple of...

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Cirque I November 2018

CIRQUE has recently joined Ashley’s advanced string. She is a very friendly and sweet girl who enjoys her target and touch stick work. This week she learned ‘push’ as her first skill! Her kennel buddy is Crystal and these two girls love to chase each other around the...

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Crosby I November 2018

CROSBY is exploring other career options. Possibilities include detection or scent work. We hope he has lots of fun with his career explorations! Career path: Career Change to Detection or Scent Work Thank you again for all your support of Advanced Dog Crosby!...

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Brumby I November 2018

BRUMBY has been working on some extra skills for fun while he keeps up his sound and public access skills. He is looking forward to being matched! This month, he got a new kennel buddy, new advanced member Tako. They love to play together in the play yard! Skills...

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Trevoy I November 2018

TREVOY is an amazing ambassador for PADS and has been making friends and connections far and wide. He has gone on field trips to Calgary Court Center to visit children who are supported by the Canadian Child Abuse Association and has done several demonstrations and...

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Hopkins I November 2018

HOPKINS has decided that he is better suited for the VIP lifestyle. He is enjoying his life without service dog rules and loves to play fetch at the dog park. Amazing PADS volunteer Carol is looking for the right VIP family for Hopkins and we are so excited for him to...

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Mudge I November 2018

MUDGE is loving having an extra big breakfast and dinner and she is back to her normal weight. We have resolved her car travel hesitation and she is happily jumping into the van for field trips. Mudge is always an enthusiastic training partner and thrives on learning...

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Saffron II I November 2018

SAFFRON II is very popular on fields trips! People are drawn to her cute face and fluffy coat. She loves all the attention, happy to hang out and enjoy all the snuggles. She is very good at settling anywhere she goes, and she loves car ride. Skills being learned:...

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Tuscan I November 2018

TUSCAN and Don are getting into a great routine in the quiet Vancouver Island town Sooke. They are spending a lot of time practicing all Tuscan’s obedience cues in all sorts of locations and are making lots of progress. Tuscan is great at walking next to a shopping...

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Bowyer I November 2018

BOWYER has been doing well with his skills and is getting really good at walking next to a power chair. He likes to go fast! He loves to have a good play in the yard with Sim and Brumby. Skills being learned: ‘Button’, ‘tug’, retrieve foundations, ‘open the door’,...

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