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Animal-Assisted Services

Animals Helping Humans



Animal Therapies Ltd (ATL) connects those in need with animal-assisted services that may prevent or help manage disability, illness and suffering. This includes people at risk of, or who are, experiencing mental illness, eye disease, hearing impairment, seizures, asthma, life threatening allergies, diabetes, fluctuating blood pressure, cerebral palsy, autism, post traumatic stress, episodic or serious medical crises, disability, acquired brain injury, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal cord injury and other physical, neurological or psychological conditions.  

If in crisis, in need of immediate support or concerned for your safety:

Call Lifeline on 13 11 14.

If you are currently experiencing any form of violence or abuse, or are concerned for your safety, call 000.

Funding Applications to access animal-assisted services for those in need can be made here.

Proudly Supported By Major Partners



Mental Health Support


Through donations and the support of our major partners, ATL provides animal-assisted mental health funding for eligible applicants. If you or someone you know needs help you can apply for animal-assisted support through this link



National Conference


National “Animals Helping Humans” Month is celebrated between the 1 – 28 February every year. Throughout the month, attendees have access to some of the worlds leading researchers and practitioners on human animal interactions.  Topics cover disabilities, animal-assisted therapy, learning and activities, assistance animals,  animal behaviour, research, ethics and standards.




Illness To Wellness


ATL raises funds to help some of the most vulnerable Australians in need through free access to animal-assisted mental health support. We are a registered charity with DGR status meaning every donation over $2 is tax deductible.



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