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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, support, and comfort with ready smiles and wagging tails.


Our Programs

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.  

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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.

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Community Events

Helping Idaho Dogs hosts and participates in community events, and we support our community by providing canine-related activities, education, and resources.

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 This Month's favorite Paws Poses


   Our therapy dog teams are ready to resume their weekly visit schedules at local libraries, schools, hospitals, and other facilities for 2023.   

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Charlie and Petey prepare for a visit at a local hospital.

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Becky in her Christmas tiara waits for children to read to her at the library


Dosi shown here outside Elevate Academy Nampa before her first monthly visit to give a Paws Up to students 

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