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Helping Hand - Hawaii Fi-Do Service Dogs 2019

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Helping Hand - November 22, 2019 complete interview with Hawaii Fido Service Dogs

On Helping Hand, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence welcomes back Hawaii Fido Service Dogs, a nonprofit that’s been internationally accredited under ADI: Assistance Dogs International. Program Director Susan Luehrs & Jim Kennedy, the Executive Director said only two organizations have this accreditation in the state. They train dogs to support people with disabilities other than blindness.

Helping Hand airs on HPR1 stations statewide Fridays and then is archived online here. Helping Hand puts the spotlight on an organization, event or topic that offers assistance to people with disabilities, and people and animals that are among the most vulnerable.


Contact Hawaii Fido Service Dogs:



Phone: (808) 638-0200

Find all the previous Helping Hand segments here.


Dave Lawrence is the local host of All Things Considered, Road Stories (formerly Off the Road), and Stargazer.
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