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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, 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

Periodically our teams get together to practice skills and share experiences. From large to small...our dogs bring comfort with well-behaved wags and pets   



365 days a years our teams visit.  It looks like Kirby is listening closely to nurses at St. Al's during a recent visit


  It looks like Fen has his floaty on preparing for summer fun but this is a cone in place to keep his surgery site free of licks and scratches.  We are happy to report Fen is recovering nicely and ready to go swimming.