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Our Mission: Improving the quality of life for people of all ages through the therapeutic benefits of companion animals.

  • Asset 11 1200+ volunteer hours logged in 2019
  • Asset 77 25+ years serving Colorado communities since 1993
  • Asset 67 41 agency locations across the Front Range

Animal-assisted therapies harness the instinctive power of the human-animal bond. HABIC teams help build trust, strengthen relationships, and facilitate the therapeutic process.

Our 170+ volunteer animal therapy teams work with people of all ages in hospitals, schools, assisted living facilities, mental health care centers, and many other places.

HABIC is a nonprofit center in Colorado State University’s School of Social Work. Meet the HABIC administrative team.

HABIC Newsletter

Our quarterly e-newsletter, “Paws for News,” includes latest updates, event info, and more. Subscribe to stay up to date with Human-Animal Bond in Colorado!

Volunteer with HABIC

You and your animal share the ability to improve the life of someone in need. Learn more about human-animal bond, animal behavior and training, and registering your pet as a therapy animal.

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