Would You Like To Help?

Become a “12th Man”!

The “12th man” is a sports term used in football and soccer (which have 11-man teams) that refers to the fans and supporters who aren’t physically on the playing field, but who never-the-less give the team the strength and inspiration to do their best.

Absolute fact: We can’t do this without you.
 We do not charge clients for our visits, and we receive no government support – our work is funded completely by contributions from people and organizations that recognize the value of what we teach. All support is tax-deductible, and donations of any size are welcome! CLICK HERE to see where the money goes.


Donations, in the form of a check made out to “The Little Dog Laughed AAT” can be mailed to:
    The Little Dog Laughed AAT
    P.O. Box 80602
    Portland, OR 97280

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Create a Facebook Fundraiser!CLICK HERE to create a Facebook Fundraiser for Little Dog!


Donations of any amount can be made safely and securely  through the PayPal Giving Fund.

  • No handling fees!
  • No PayPal account required – you can use your credit card.

S.T.A.R. Team Trading Cards!

Here’s a fun way to help. These cards are for the children we visit – they are a tangible and fun reminder of the sessions, encouraging the bond we’re working to build between child and dog.

For $15.75 you can sponsor a pack of 60 (twelve copies of five different cards) for your favorite S.T.A.R. pooch. CLICK HERE to learn more.

Meet the S.T.A.R. Team Dogs!

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Do You Shop at Fred Meyer?

Fred Meyer Community Rewards - Where shipping and giving unite

Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to The Little Dog Laughed Animal-Assisted Therapy at www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards. You can search for us by our name or by our non-profit number MM846. Then, every time you shop and use your Rewards Card, you are helping The Little Dog Laughed AAT earn a donation! You still earn your Rewards Points, Fuel Points, and Rebates, just as you do today. CLICK HERE to download a flyer describing the program.

 But Remember That There’s More to Life Than Money!

We also welcome community support in the form of:

  • helping plan age-appropriate curriculum and evaluating effectiveness
  • identifying and applying for grants (!!!)
  • staffing S.T.A.R. training and evaluation events
  • contributing materials consumed in classes – fancy certificate paper, stick-on stars, poster-making supplies, etc.
  • donating props for new and fun tricks – garage sales, Goodwill and Value Village are excellent sources of sturdy toddler toys appropriate for manipulation by dog paws!
  • and above all, dogs/handlers who are willing to give their time