We are very excited to announce that Shale has passed her pre-placement testing. Way to go Shale! We eagerly look forward to seeing her begin her forever job as a Hearing Dog. Her trainer Miranda and the PADS advanced training staff are very grateful to the amazing community of volunteers and the PADS puppy program staff, whose love and hard work made Shale’s success possible! Finally, a big thank you to the donors who have generously supported PADS, making this placement possible. Thank you, Team Shale!

  • Skills being learned: Nose target, movement skills, retrieve introduction
  • Recent field trips: Mountain Equipment Coop, Chasin Tails, Grocery stores
  • Possible behavior challenges: N/A
  • Advanced training location: Calgary
  • Potential career path: Hearing

Thank you again for all your support of Advanced Dog Shale! 

Submitted by: Miranda, Apprentice Service Dog Instructor