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The Foundation is pleased to announce Canada's first published voluntary National Standard of Canada for AAHS. Read all about it...

Who we are, What We Do, & why we do it

The Canadian Foundation for Animal-Assisted Support Services (CFAS) is an impartial national registered charity that promotes the availability, credibility, and sustainability of Animal-Assisted Human Services excellence.  
The charity’s programs encompass but are not limited to stakeholder engagement, special events, advocacy, outreach and education, research, and the development of voluntary National Standards of Canada (NSC).
We aim to cultivate unity in diversity among multiple stakeholders, disciplines, and sectors to enhance public confidence, public safety, quality, and animal health and welfare to nurture One Health for People, Pets, and Partners™. 

Serving Canadians &  Promoting the Health & Welfare of Animals since 1998


National Outreach and Education


In The Spirit of Philanthropy


Research and Development

The Directory for Animal-Assisted Human Services {AAHS}

Your financial gift will help us to rebuild a new and improved one-stop shop for everything you ever wanted to know about AAHS across Canada. 

The directory will also act as a catalyst to promote unity in diversity and solidarity among multiple stakeholders, disciplines, and sectors.



More details are coming soon. 


Please Support this Initiative.

Thank you to our colleagues, patrons, donors, volunteers, and social media followers for sharing, caring, and investing in our vision.


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