In extremely stressful situations, time spent with dogs has been proven to have immense advantages by improving psychological well-being as well as delivering a sense of calm and comfort. These therapy dog teams assist the community overcoming disasters by providing comfort during times of extreme loss, depression and anxiety.
Colorado comfort Canine handlers, which are all Critical Incident Stress Management trained, take their teams to visit injured victims and family members, first responders, relief workers and members of the community affected by the pressure, pain and lose attributed to the disaster event.
Human-canine teams must be certified Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) teams in good standing. Colorado Comfort Canine handlers must also complete Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) training. Please contact us for more information on the next available CISM training.
Colorado Comfort Canines brings together certified animal-assisted therapy dog teams with communities during times of extreme distress.
Our mission is to advance and uphold the high standards of skill, competence and expertise in the field of animal assisted comfort pet therapy. Colorado Comfort Canines strives to achieve national recognition as an animal assisted comfort pet therapy organization that offers a valued and respected form of treatment for people whose life circumstances at the present time would benefit from unconditional and absolute emotional support from canines and their human handlers.
Human-canine teams must be certified Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) teams in good standing. There are several AAT organizations within the United States. In order to find out more information on AAT organizations in your area please see the following links:
Colorado Comfort Canine handlers must also complete Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) training. Please contact us for more information on the next available CISM training.
If you are interested in volunteering opportunities, please contact
Melissa Uchitelle-Rogers at firstname.lastname@example.org or 970-846-7998.
Your support is critical to our mission!
Your generous donations help us supply, train, and deploy our comfort canine teams
in Colorado and across the United States.
Please choose an option below if you wish to make a general donation or view our wishlist to help us fulfill specific critical operational needs. Thank you!
Colorado Comfort Canines, Inc is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
We are currently seeking corporate sponsors. We are a 501(c)(3) organization. Please contact us for information about sponsorship levels.
PO Box 65
Oak Creek, CO 80467
Colorado Comfort Canines is a non-profit organization. Though we happily accept donations, we do not charge communities for our services.
This is up to the community. If there are lodgings readily available, and the community is able to offer this to Colorado Comfort Canines, we would be honored to stay in them. If not, we will find our own lodgings. The community is not responsible for finding Colorado Comfort Canines lodging.
We are always looking for new members and new therapy dog teams. We have teams from all over the United States. To find out more information, please contact:
PO Box 65
Oak Creek, CO 80467
Human and canine teams must be certified Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) teams in good standing. There are several AAT organizations within the United States. In order to find out more information on AAT organizations in your area please see the following links:
Colorado Comfort Canines responds to disasters in communities throughout the United States.
We will have teams at SkyView Academy's event to provide high school students with workshops and activities for managing stress. More more information see https://www.gofundme.com/coping-and-overcoming.
Come say hi, meet a two- or more-legged staff member, and get a little canine love at the conference. We'll announce more specific information as the conference date approaches.
Contact for additional information:
email@example.com or call us
P.O. Box 65, Oak Creek, Colorado 80467