February 7th, 2019 marked our 6th year anniversary as a legal entity. Things have certainly changed since the establishment of AAII. In 2018 and early 2019, we exceeded our goals for growth and development! Our committed working group members continued to support AAII by strengthening our Standards of Practice, finalizing Recommended Competencies, developing the requested [...]
The 2019 AAII International Conference will be held in Verona, Italy on October 15th and 16th. Following the release of the Standards, Recommended Competencies and the Accreditation process our 2019 conference theme is Professionalizing the Practice of AAIs. Watch this space for more details.
Registration is now open for our International Conference on August 17 – 18, 2018 in St. Paul, Minnesota, with the theme: Animal Welfare & Well Being in Animal Assisted Interventions. To download the conference programme and to register for the conference, click here to visit the International Conferences page.
The 2018 AAII Conference will be in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA on August 16th (Member Development Meeting), with the actual conference being on the 17th & 18th. The general theme is Animal Welfare & Well Being in Animal Assisted Interventions. To find out more, visit our International Conferences web page.
February 7th marks our 5th year anniversary as a legal entity. 2017 was an incredibly fruitful year for AAII’s growth! Many of you attended the 2017 AAII Conference in Vienna, and contributed to the working groups for standards, the accreditation process, and the guidance notes. After two of our United States member organizations gave the [...]
Welcome to another productive year with Animal Assisted Intervention International! It has been 9 years since a group in Europe began collaborating with a group in the US to build AAII. Our sister organization, Assistance Dogs International has been by our side along the way to offer mentorship, collaboration, and to share conferences. Our conferences [...]