Helping Idaho Dogs, Inc. is a non-profit organization committed to improving the human-canine relationship through our programs supporting the Treasure Valley area of southwest Idaho. Our all-volunteer team of individuals and nationally certified therapy dog teams provide education, and comfort with ready smiles and wagging tails.
Humane Education Program
Helping Idaho Dogs provides
education on how to safely interact with dogs, be a responsible pet owner, and how to interpret a dog’s body language – building relationships of love, trust, and respect.
Therapy Dog Program
Helping Idaho Dogs provides resources and mentoring to support and encourage its certified therapy dog teams to succeed in sharing mental and physical enrichment, joy, and comfort to the community and connecting them to facilities, events, and individuals requesting visits.
This Month's favorite Paws Poses
We asked our therapy dogs for advice on staying cool during the hot August days to come. Here's our responses:
Westley recommends a quick
Ellie recommends a hike and explore in the foothills with friends.
Kalli recommends just "going for it"
Cooper E. suggests a mud bath. (His handler was not thrilled!)
Petey recommends a run in the cool grass in the morning.
Charlie prefers a dip in the cool water.