Our members are professionals who come from a wide variety of disciplines including occupational therapists, speech therapists, nurses, counselors, psychologists, animal support,
and soon educators. By becoming a member, you will be a part of a worldwide community of professionals who share the common interest and practice of animal assisted interventions
including animal assisted therapy and animal assisted education. Members will benefit from the exchange of information found within the ‘Members Area’ of the website.
As a developing organization, our goal is to offer our members the following:

Regular International Conferences
Professional Level Standards of Practice for Healthcare/Social Service Providers, Animal Support, Animal Welfare, and Clients/Patients/Students
Professional Level Evaluations for Humans and Animal Co-¬‐therapists/Co-¬‐educators
Use of the AAII Logo

Educational Opportunities
• Downloads
• Webinars
• Videos
• Handouts
• Regional Workshops
• Dog Training and Handling Tips
• Animal Assisted Therapy Tips & Ideas
• Frequently Asked Questions
• Book, DVD, and Product Reviews

Member Directory
• Mentors
• List Serve
• Open Forums
• Networking (general, discipline specific, program development, internships, international collaboration, and more!)
• E-¬‐Newsletters

Over time, we look forward to the development of an accreditation process.