We are a non-profit organization supporting Animal Assisted Interventions (AAIs)

Membership benefits

  • Recognition
    • Your name/organization listed in Member Directory https://aai-int.org/our-members/
    • Use of AAII Member Logo
    • AAII Membership Certificate (updated yearly)
    • Membership Categories for Various Disciplines
      • Animal Assisted Activity (AAA)
      • Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT)
      • Animal Assisted Education (AAE)
      • Animal Assisted Special Programs (AASP)
      • Animal Assisted Placement Programs (AAPP)
      • Collaborative Animal Assisted Therapy (C-AAT)
      • Collaborative Animal Assisted Education (C-AAE)
    • Members are legitimate stakeholders of AAII
  • Access to the Member’s Area of the website (https://aai-int.org/members-area/)
    • Past Conferences
      • Minneapolis 2018
      • Vienna 2017
      • Prague 2016
      • Denver 2014
      • Belgium 2013
    • Member’s Only Forum Recordings (monthly)
      • Occasionally gain CEUs from organizations such as the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers® (CCPDT®)
    • Official Documents
      • AAII Raw Diet Policy
      • AAA Member Booklet
      • AAE Member Booklet
      • AAT Member Booklet
      • AAPP Member Booklet
      • AASP Member Booklet
  • Opportunity to apply for AAII Accreditation
    • Upon completion of accreditation, you will receive:
      • Accreditation Certificate
      • Accreditation Logo
      • Recognition as an AAII Accredited Organization
  • Collaborative Opportunities
    • Opportunity to influence the wider industry collaborating with AAII (i.e., terminology, standards, competencies, accreditation, etc.)
    • Collaboration between healthcare and human service professionals, dog trainers, and researchers
    • Opportunities for Collaborative Working Groups and Volunteer Work
    • International Networking with Members from Around the World (https://aai-int.org/our-members/)
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Croatia
  • Dubai
  • Finland
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Japan
  • Hong Kong
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Portugal
  • Serbia
  • Scotland
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
    • Collaborative exchanges with Assistance Dogs International (ADI) and affiliated international organizations
    • Access to the International Consortium for Animal Assisted Interventions (IC-AAI)
    • Access to Member’s Only social media
  • Continuing Education Opportunities
    • Content areas include:
      • Animal Assisted Activity, Animal Assisted Education, & Animal Assisted Therapy
      • Animal Health, Welfare, & Well-Being
      • Dog Training/Handling for AAIs
      • Ethical Treatment and Welfare of Participants
      • Administration of Programs
      • Research on AAIs
      • Evidence-Based Practice
    • Free Member’s Only Live Forums or Recordings (monthly)
    • Discounted/Free 2+ hour Workshops/Webinars
    • Discounted Access to Annual Conferences (virtual or in-person)
    • Occasionally gain CEUs from organizations such as the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers® (CCPDT®)
    • Collaborative forums with Assistance Dogs International (ADI)
    • Collaborative forums with other organizations such as the International Association of Human-Animal Interaction Organizations (IAHAIO)
    • Continuing education can count towards Accreditation CEU requirements