2017 Events

Helping Idaho Dogs' 2017 Events

Are you interested in getting involved in our events? Read more information here.

 

January 11, 2017


Timberline High School Finals

Therapy dog teams spend time with students to bring stress relief to the students during exam week.

Contact therapydogs@helpingidahodogs.org

January 23,2017

Healing Paws Presentation

A presentation about therapy dogs will be given to social workers at Health & Welfare.

Contact therapydogs@helpingidahodogs.org for more information.

 

February 2 & 7, 2017

Kenneth Carberry Elementary School

A presentation about therapy dogs will be given to 4th graders at the Kenneth Carberry Elementary School in Emmett. The students will have a chance to visit our therapy dog teams also.

Contact therapydogs@helpingidahodogs.org

 

February 25, 2017

Kids Fair at Expo

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Expo Center in Boise

Booth event at the 19th Annual Kids Fair

Contact events@helpingidahodogs.org to volunteer.

February 27, 2017

CGC Activities and Fun

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Pet*a*gogy in Garden City

Our volunteer therapy dog teams can sign up to attend a fun training session with our dogs!

Contact events@helpingidahodogs.org to volunteer.

 

March 6, 2017

Humane Education

6:00 PM, Location TBD

We will give a presentation to Boy Scouts, Pack 92 in Boise. Our presentation will address dog safety, responsibility, compassion and respect of dogs. A therapy dog team will be on hand to let the students practice petting a dog correctly.

Contact humaneed@helpingidahodogs.org to volunteer.

 

March 18, 2017

Food Truck Rally Goes to the Dogs

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Lloyd Square, Nampa, ID

This is a booth event where our volunteers join in the fun during the annual Nampa Food Truck Rally.

Contact events@helpingidahodogs.org to volunteer.

March 22, 2017

All Volunteers Meeting

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Dr. Patricia Saras from the Animal Healing Center in Boise will be sharing information about holistic medicine and traditional veterinarian medicine. Dr. Brooke Kelly will be discussing chiropractic care in animals.

Contact events@helpingidahodogs.org to volunteer.

March 23, 2017

Healing Paws at Be The Change Summit

Boise High School

We will be participating during a presentation about therapy dogs and sharing information to the high school students!

Contact therapydogs@helpingidahodogs.org to volunteer.

 

April 24 - 28, 2017

Healing Paws at Eagle Middle School

Our therapy dog teams will be visiting students at Eagle Middle School in Eagle during their exam week.

Contact therapydogs@helpingidahodogs.org to volunteer.

April 29, 2017

Family Fun Pet Expo

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM,  Expo Center in Boise

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May 4, 2017

Idaho Gives

An annual, 24 hour on-line giving event that is Helping Idaho Dogs' major fundraiser for the year!

Contact dogs@helpingidahodogs.org for more information

May 11 & 26, 2017

 

Therapy Dogs Training 

Training for our therapy dog teams will occur on both days with our new partner, Injury Care Medical Center/EMS. Our teams will be able to be on hand while Injury Care paramedics transfer patients at different facilities.

Contact therapdogs@helpingidahodogs.org for more information

May 24 & 30 2017

Humane Education Presentation Carberry

Location: Carberry Elementary School, Emmett

Presentation about dog safety, respect, responsibility & compassion to special education students.

Contact therapydogs@helpingidahodogs.org to volunteer.

April 23, 2016

 

April 25-28, 2016 and May 2 - 12, 2016

Therapy Dog Teams at Eagle Middle School

For 3 weeks, our Healing Paws therapy dog teams will be visiting students while they wait to take state testing. Read about the Channel 6 KIVI-TV interview here or watch the video.

 

April 28, 2016

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 One Stone Celebration

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Boise

Several therapy dog teams joined the celebration at One Stone to congratulate the high school students on completing their projects! 

April 30, 2016

 Family Fun Pet Expo

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Expo Center, Boise

Annual booth event for Helping Idaho Dogs. Our Trick Team will perform also! Read about it here. Contact events@helpingidahodogs.org for more information.

May 5, 2016

Idaho Gives 2016

12:01 AM - Midnight, Online fundraising

Our major 24 hour online fundraiser for the year! Idaho Gives is a one-day, statewide online fundraising event designed to connect donors across the state with the organizations they care about most. Help us continue to give back to our communities. Donate online here.

 Contact events@helpingidahodogs.org for more information.

May 7, 2016

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 Helping Hand Fun Run & Walk 2016

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Kleiner Park, Meridian

Join us for our annual booth event & Trick Team performance! A percentage of the fundraiser will go to Helping Idaho Dogs. Helping Hand provides assistance to families unable to afford veterinarian care.

Contact events@helpingidahodogs.org for more information.

May 14, 2016

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Downtown Walkabout

Robyn Walters, It's A Dog's Life Pet Services, Boise

This class is being held for our Healing Paws members to practice real life scenarios while walking downtown among crowds.

Contact dogs@helpingidahodogs.org for more information.

May 17, 2016.

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WVHS Humane Education Presentation

Our Healing Paws therapy dog teams will assist at the West Valley Humane Society's Humane Education presentation to the Cub Scouts.

Contact therapydogs@helpingidahodogs.org for more information.

 

May 23 & 25, 2016

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Humane Education Presentations at Lake Hazel Elementary

Our Humane Education team will be presenting information about dog safety, respect, responsibility and compassion to several first grade classrooms.

Contact therapydogs@helpingidahodogs.org for more information.

 

 May 28, 2016

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Northwest Pets Truck Load Event

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, NW Pets, Eagle

Annual booth event for Helping Idaho Dogs.

 Contact events@helpingidahodogs.org to volunteer.

 

 May 31 - June 2, 2016

Timberline High School Finals

Volunteers Needed: Healing Paws therapy dog teams

Our therapy dog teams will return to visit students on the campus of Timberline High School, to bring stress relief during finals.  

Contact therapydogs@helpingidahodogs.org to volunteer.

June 7-10, 2016

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Advancing Adventures in Communicating Camp

Annual event - Healing Paws therapy dog teams visit children learning to socialize using their speech generating devices. Contact therapydogs@helpingidahodogs.org for more information.

June 15, 2016

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WVHS Humane Education Presentation

Our Healing Paws therapy dog teams will be on hand to support West Valley Humane Society's Humane Education presentation at the Caldwell Public Library.

 

June 21 - 23, 2016

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Ride for Joy's All Abilities Camp

Annual event where our Healing Paws therapy dog teams visit the children during camp and the children spend time reading to our dogs. Read more here.

 Contact therapydogs@helpingidahodogs.org for more information.

June 25, 2016

Camp Hodia Shooting Stars Day Camp

Healing Paws therapy dog teams visit the children during camp to share our dogs' unconditional love. Read more here.

 Contact therapydogs@helpingidahodogs.org for more information.

July 15, 2016

Focus with Distractions Training

Time & Location TBD

Volunteers will have the opportunity to practice working with their dogs while there are distractions around them. 

Contact dogs@helpingidahodogs.org for more information.

July 23, 2016

Celebration of Life

Our Healing Paws therapy dog teams attended a celebration of life and they provided comfort and enjoyment to the people attending the celebration. 

July 25, 2016

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Camp Rainbow Gold Youth Oncology Camp

Annual event where our Healing Paws therapy dog teams visit the children during camp where they learn to enjoy life with their friends that are also battling cancer. 

Contact therapydogs@helpingidahodogs.org for more information.

July 30, 2016

Touchmark at Meadow Lake Village Event

The Trick Team and our Therapy Dog Teams had a fun-filled afternoon entertaining the assisted living residents and their families. 

Contact therapydogs@helpingidahodogs.org for more information.

August 8, 2016

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Healing Paws Walkabout (TBD)

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM, The Village in Meridian

Our Healing Paws teams walk around the Village center, meet and greet people and share information about therapy dog teams. Contact therapydogs@helpingidahodogs.org for more information.

August 27, 2016

9th Annual Pooch Party, Stroll & Splash

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Lakeview Park in Nampa

Annual booth event and our Trick Team will perform!

Contact events@helpingidahodogs.org for more information.

September 10, 2016

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2016 Idaho NF Walk

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM, Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park in Meridian

Join the superheroes! Annual Healing Paws therapy dog teams' booth event and Trick Team performance to support The Children's Tumor Foundation's fundraiser to raise money to End NF (Neurofibramatosis). Read more here.  

Contact therapydogs@helpingidahodogs.org for more information.

September 20, 2016

All Volunteer Meeting or Meet & Greet

Time & Location TBD

People that would like to learn more about Helping Idaho Dogs are invited to join us, ask questions and become familiar with our programs.

Contact events@helpingidahodogs.org for more information.

October 1, 2016

24th Annual See Spot Walk, Dog Walk & Festival

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Julia Davis Park in Boise

Booth event & Trick Team performance to support the 24th annual dog walk and festival benefiting the Idaho Humane Society. Contact events@helpingidahodogs.org for more information.

October 8, 2016

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1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Veteran's Memorial Park in Boise

Booth event to support Team Hope, a fundraiser to help support research and people fighting Huntington's Disease.

 Contact therapydogs@helpingidahodogs.org for more information.

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Puppy Pageant

Time TBD

Our therapy dog teams & the Trick Team will be visiting at the Life Care Center of the Treasure Valley. This is their annual Puppy Pageant and the fourth year we have attended!

Contact therapydogs@helpingidahodogs.org for more information.

October 15, 2016

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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, NW Pets in Eagle

Annual booth event and Halloween costume contest for pets.

Contact events@helpingidahodogs.org for more information.

 

November 15, 2016

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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Location TBD

Helping Idaho Dogs' annual volunteer appreciation dinner to celebrate the commitment and dedication of our wonderful volunteers.

Contact events@helpingidahodogs.org for more information.

 

December 8, 2016

Xmas Giving 2013Helping Idaho Dogs' Giving Event

Date, Time and Location TBD

Helping Idaho Dogs' annual event where volunteers gather to make gifts to benefit another nonprofit in the community. 

Contact events@helpingidahodogs.org for more information.

December 12, 2016

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Date and Time TBD, Boise Towne Square 

Our therapy dog teams go to the mall to visit children and others at the mall during the Christmas season. 

Contact therapydogs@helpingidahodogs.org for more information.

December 12-16, 2016

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Boise State University Finals Week

Our therapy dog teams will visit students on the BSU campus during finals week.  

Contact therapydogs@helpingidahodogs.org to volunteer.

December 12-17, 2016

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 College of Western Idaho Finals Week

Our therapy dog teams will visit students on the College of Western Idaho campus during finals week.  

Contact therapydogs@helpingidahodogs.org to volunteer.