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PAWS UP to you IDAHO !
  Thank you from all of us.
We raised enough during Idaho Gives to maintain our overhead costs for another year.


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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

Becky is ready to  greet children at Collister Library who will read her stories.   She is decked out for Easter with her yellow bunny ears.


Chloe wore her bunny ears to visit at an area hospital.  She guarantees smiles and wags to patients and staff alike.


 Kirby and Bernie enjoy the Spring sunshine after  visiting BSU students during the monthly Bronco-fit event at BSU.