DPP proudly partners with the following organizations. The Board of Directors and members greatly appreciate their support of our work with the people and animals whose lives we strive to make a difference in every day.
Pet Partners is the nation’s largest and most prestigious nonprofit registering handlers of multiple species as volunteer teams providing Animal-Assisted Interventions (AAI). With the highest caliber curriculum in the industry, Pet Partners trains volunteers and evaluates them with their pets for visiting animal programs in hospitals, nursing homes, veterans’ centers, hospice, Alzheimer’s facilities, courtrooms, schools and other settings. They offer the teams superior risk management and the industry’s highest safety standards, continuing education and re-registration and keen attention to dealing with our unique multi-species team population.
Colorado Nonprofit Association, established in 1986, exists to strengthen nonprofits because they are crucial to a better quality of life in Colorado. Every day we educate and inform Colorado nonprofits about new ideas, best practices, and pressing public policies because with that knowledge they can achieve greater impact on Colorado communities.
We are the collective voice of Colorado’s nonprofit sector and a statewide membership organization helping nonprofits fulfill their mission to make Colorado a better place to live. Members have access to resources, education and publications at reduced or no cost.
The Institute for Human-Animal Connection (IHAC) program within the DU Graduate School of Social Work is an internationally recognized center for research and training in the varied facets of human-animal interventions across the lifespan and grounded in evidenced-based practice for implementing diverse and ethically responsible animal-supported educational and therapeutic interventions.
IHAC is a respected source of scientific and scholarly information on human-animal connections within the fields of social work and social sciences.