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The Charity We Support:


Autism Support Dogs (ADS) is part of BC & Alberta Guide Dogs and is a registered charitable organization: tax receipt will be issued for donations over $20.

Total amount raised for ASD from 2014-2019 is $120,706

Past events have raised $56,716 for the Children's Wish Foundation

Total combined raised to date is $177,422

Next Event: January 18, 2020

Details to follow

See highlights of the 2019 Event here.

Entertainment provided by:


Big Easy Funk Ensemble

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All proceeds go to the charity, there are no administration fees or deductions.

Latest News

Teagan ‘pup’ date – July 2019

Hello, It’s your sponsored puppy, Teagan, sending you a 6 month-old puppy, ‘Woof’. I feel super special you’ve been waiting patiently for my first ‘pup’ date. You probably remember I was born in California and came to BC & Alberta Guide Dogs from the kind folks at Guide Dogs for the Blind Inc. When me […]

George Update July 2019

Hi there! It’s George. Seems like forever since I last wrote to you. There’s lots to catch up on, so curl up in your comfy chair and read on.

Autism support dog Cory placed with boy from Surrey

We are very proud to share with you this very special graduation from the Autism Support Dog program.

Jay Update – May 2019

Jay has been a very hard working puppy. The last time we wrote to you about his progress was back in October 2018. At the time, Jay’s playfulness didn’t quite meet Graduation standard to become an Autism Support Dog, but his valuable & excellent skills still qualified him to become a compassion service dog. I […]

Every day, we see more and more of a connection

Bobi Fernandes is brought to tears when she thinks about how much of a difference Corky — an autism support dog — has made in her son’s life.
Kye, 10, was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) at 16 months.

2019 event coverage in The Province

Turning their personal tragedy into something positive to help others, the couple has been organizing the benefit dinner for the past 11 years. On what would have been Andrew’s 38th birthday, family and friends packed Richmond’s River Rock…