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Graduate School of Social Work

Institute for Human-Animal Connection

Mission

The Institute for Human-Animal Connection (IHAC) is a center for the study of the interrelationship and health of people, animals and the environment.

IHAC News

  • University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work students organize animal-assisted stress relief event at DU Law School. See the 9News story here.
  • Chuck & Don's donates $23k to IHAC for new safe shelter program for pets.
  • Executive Director Philip Tedeschi discusses human-animal relationships on the radio show Our Wild World. Listen to the full interview
  • IHAC successfully hosted its first Practitioners Conference, Transforming Trauma: Research Developments and Methods for Trauma-Informed Animal Assisted Interventions, on May 7 and 8, 2014.

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