Division 17, Section 13 of the American Psychological Association


The Section on Human Animal Interaction: Research & Practice, of Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology) of the American Psychological Association is dedicated to professional and scholarly activities that advance the understanding of human-animal interactions as they relate to psychology.



Upcoming HAI Events




Submission Deadline

June 29 – July 3, 2020

ISAZ 2020 One Health, One Welfare: Wellbeing for all in human-animal interactions

Liverpool, UK


Proposals due on November 15, 2019. Questions? Please contact: proposal@isaz.net

November 20-22, 2019

Canadian Violence Link Conference

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Questions? Please contact: conference@humanecanada.ca

November 21-22, 2019

Rethinking Canid- Human Relations Conference 

Brock University; St. Catharine's, Ontario, Canada


 Questions? Please contact: animalconference@brocku.ca

December 6, 2019

Thinking Species: An Austro-Canadian Animal and Media Ethics Conference

Innsbruck, Austria

N/A. Questions? Please contact: claudia.paganini@uibk.ac.at

April 24-27, 2020

2020 Biennial Penn Vet Working Dog Conference

Philadelphia, PA

Abstracts due on January 15, 2020 (by 12am EST)

May 29-31, 2020

Canadian Therapeutic Riding Association's National Conference 

Olds College, Alberta, Canada

Early bird registration ends on January 31, 2020

July 12-19, 2020

ASI-University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Fourth Annual Human-Animal Studies Institute 

Champaign, IL

Applications due on February 28, 2020. Questions? Please contact: fellowshipapplication@animalsandsociety.org 

May 14-15, 2020.  

Animals on the Mind 4.0 Conference: Dimensions of Humane Communities

Institute for Human-Animal Connection, University of Denver; Denver, CO

N/A. Questions? Please contact: ihac@du.edu