Tune-in-tuesday

Tune in every other week to catch up with some of the wonderful members of the PADS community. We have hosted puppies as small as a few days and as old as 11 year old working dog Newton. See our list of upcoming guests below or check out our recordings of past Pawcasts to see some of the past teams talk about the incredible work that they do.

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Upcoming guests

Adventures of Sawyer Part 3

Adventures of Sawyer Part 3

Join us Tuesday, December 13th at 1:00 PM PST for our third instalment of the “Adventures with Sawyer Series”! Catch up with her Puppy-Raiser Jackie and see how they have been growing her world.

Meet Pat and Orca

Meet Pat and Orca

Join us Tuesday, December 6th at 1:00 PM PST when we chat with Pat and AFD PADS Orca of the Provincial Overdose Mobile Response Team.

ADVENTURES WITH SAWYER SERIES

The Adventures of Sawyer Part 2

The Adventures of Sawyer Part 2

Join us Tuesday, October 11th at 1:00 PM PDT for our second instalment of the “Adventures with Sawyer Series”! We will we catch up with her Puppy-Raiser Jackie and see what they have been working on!

Meet Jackie and Sawyer

Meet Jackie and Sawyer

Join us on Tuesday, September 13th at 1PM PDT, when we check in with Jackie our Breeding and Puppy Program Manager, who has just started Puppy-Raising PADS Sawyer, who comes to us from Career Dogs Australia.

Past Pawcasts

Meet Hugo + Toast

Meet Hugo + Toast

Join us Tuesday, October 25th at 1:00 PM PDT when speak with Karlissa and Kenedi of Hugo + Toast, our new Corporate Sponsors.

The Adventures of Sawyer Part 2

The Adventures of Sawyer Part 2

Join us Tuesday, October 11th at 1:00 PM PDT for our second instalment of the “Adventures with Sawyer Series”! We will we catch up with her Puppy-Raiser Jackie and see what they have been working on!

Meet Dave and Jasper

Meet Dave and Jasper

Join us Tuesday, September 27th at 1:00 PM PDT when we catch up with Dave and his Service Dog PADS Jasper. This dynamic duo was matched back in 2015 and have been going strong and steady ever since.

Meet Jackie and Sawyer

Meet Jackie and Sawyer

Join us on Tuesday, September 13th at 1PM PDT, when we check in with Jackie our Breeding and Puppy Program Manager, who has just started Puppy-Raising PADS Sawyer, who comes to us from Career Dogs Australia.

Meet Tia and Merlot

Meet Tia and Merlot

Join us on Tuesday, August 23rd at 1PM PDT, when we catch up with Tia and PADS Merlot of “How Merlot Can You Go”, our top individual fundraiser of 2022 to date!

Meet Grete and Angela

Meet Grete and Angela

Guests Grete Eide and Angela Bentivegna, Assistance Dogs International (ADI) Assessors, and PADS CEO, Laura Watamanuk, will join us live on Tune in Tuesday on August 9th at 1PM PDT.

Meet Ella of Sew Awesome

Meet Ella of Sew Awesome

Join us Tuesday, July 26th at 1:00 PM PDT when we chat with young entrepreneur Ella of Sew Awesome who is making dog bandanas to support a PADS puppy-in-training.

Meet Ruth and Victoria

Meet Ruth and Victoria

Join us Tuesday, July 12th at 1:00 PM PDT when we visit with Ruth and Victoria, Breeder Caretakers of PADS Strudel and her Encanto Litter.

Meet Trish and Shale

Meet Trish and Shale

Join us on Tuesday, June 28th at 1PM PDT, when we catch up with our newest Hearing Dog Team, Trish and PADS Shale.

Meet Krista and Felicity

Meet Krista and Felicity

Join us on Tuesday, June 14th at 1:00PM PDT as we chat with breeder-caretakers Krista and Felicity and meet the 6-week-old Constellations Litter!

Meet Lisa and Emma

Meet Lisa and Emma

Join us on May 31st at 2:00 pm PDT as we chat with our Advanced Trainers, Emma and Lisa to talk about adventures in their world at PADS!

Meet Dorothy & Kevin

Meet Dorothy & Kevin

Tune in this Tuesday, May 17 at 1:00 PM PDT to hear from our Calgary-based volunteer Breeder Caretakers Dorothy & Kevin currently caring for the Camper Van litter!

Meet Emily

Meet Emily

Tune in this Tuesday April 19 at 1:00 PM PDT to hear from Puppy-Raiser Emily Nelson! Emily started volunteering with PADS in 2013 to fulfill a middle school Pay-it-Forward project.

Meet Alex

Meet Alex

We are so pleased to announce that BC Distilled is back after a long 2 years and it seems only fitting that it is one of our very first events back in person. Join us April 5th at 1:00 PM PDT to chat with Alex Hamer- the man behind the event!

Laurie & Lennon

Laurie & Lennon

Lennon and Laurie have been on a wonderful journey for the past 5 years as an Acreddited Facility Dog Team. Lennon has worked at two middle schools and continues to put his cape on every morning with a spring in his step.  Laurie and Lennon both enjoy hiking on their...

Celebrating 35 Years

Celebrating 35 Years

Tune in on February 22nd at 1:00 PM PST to hear how PADS has grown over the past 35 years and hear where we're headed! We'll be joined by two very special guests: PADS Executive Director  Laura Watamanuk and Past Board Chair Marga Vogel. We look forward to hearing...

Meet Campus Canines

Meet Campus Canines

Join us as we chat with Alina, PADS Puppy-Raiser and the president of Campus Canines!   Alina is a 4th-year student at UBC studying Biology and Puppy-Raiser to 10-month-old PADS Fleetwood. "I've had a passion for dogs for as long as I can remember, as well as a...

Murray and Tony

Murray and Tony

Join us January 25th as we catch up with Murray and Tony! Tony works at the Customized Learning Centre, a small high school alternate program in Coquitlam School District.  Tony spends his day with Murray (handler) or Dannielle, Youth Worker (trained co-handler),...

Lindsey & Iroko

Lindsey & Iroko

Join us on January 11th at 1:00 pm PST as we catch up with Lindsey and her Service Dog Iroko Lindsey describes Iroko as loyal attentive and strong. "He is a high energy dog who pushes me to bring my level to his. He helps me pick up everything I drop and I drop lots!...

Fern and Bellatrix

Fern and Bellatrix

Meet Fern and Bellatrix   Fern and Bella have been a service dog team for 8 years. Fern often tells people about the amazing impact of Bella on her quality of life. Read on to learn more about their remakable partnership and Join us tuesday Dec. 14th at 1:00 PM...

Cindy & Mallee

Cindy & Mallee

Meet Mallee and Cindy  Cindy and Mallee are one of our graduate Teams of 2021! This dynamic duo will be joining us on December 21st to share about how their partnership is growing every day. “ My life has changed in more ways than I ever could have expected by...

Thank you Movers

Thank you Movers

We are so grateful to our entire community for your amazing commitment and dedication to PADS throughout our 2021 MOVE for PADS Campaign. To thank you all we had a fabulous panel of clients joining us on the last day of MOVE August 31, to share about just how...

Valentine and Pups

Valentine and Pups

Join Us Tuesday July 24th at 1:00 PM to meet Valentine and her #Tokyo2020CanadianOlympicMedallistsLitter!  Important Contest Announcement: Video chat is wonderful but did you know you could win some real life, actual puppy breathe, puppy cuddles? Want to meet these...

Justice Facility Dogs Canada

Justice Facility Dogs Canada

Click the video below to listen to our conversation with Kim Gramlich, partner to legendary (now retired) PADS Caber and now PADS Puma. Kim is one of the founders of Justice Facility Dogs Canada and is joining us to share about the role that Accredited Facility Dogs...

Rachel and Charm

Rachel and Charm

Meet Rachel and Charm! Join us on Tuesday July 27th at 1:00 pm to learn all about how Rachel has balanced raising Charm and teaching all at once! We sure think she's a "charmer" but we can't wait to hear all about how she wiggled her way into the hearts of all she...

Meet Suzanne

Meet Suzanne

Team #TrailsWithTails is back at it again with a goal of raising $3,000 for PADS. Team Captain Suzanne says "I had a great time participating in the MOVE event last year and seeing our team come together virtually to cheer each other on as we were not able to meet in...

Meet Maddy and Mack

Meet Maddy and Mack

Join us July 13th at 1:00 PM pst. as we chat with our new friends Maddy and Mack who were seen around campus in June filming a documentary all about Juliet and PADS Stark! Click the link below to register to learn more about their connection to PADS and the incredible...

Meet Catherine and Boywer

Meet Catherine and Boywer

Meet Dr. Catherine McLaughlin and PADS Accredited Facility Dog Bowyer. Catherine is a psychologist and Bowyer works alongside her with his magic blend of love and calm. Catherine is an important member of our applicant services team, supporting both our application...