Human Animal Solutions

Staff & Partners

In addition to Human Animal Solutions’ Principal, Ann R. Howie, these people may assist with your consultation needs.

Douglas C. Howie, P.E.

Doug was a licensed Delta Pet Partners Instructor and Team Evaluator for 10 years. He has been providing AAA/T with dogs in medical, psychiatric, and rehabilitation settings since 1990. Even though he is licensed as an engineer, he is a fun guy to be with.

Jennifer Hamilton M.A.

Jenny is a licensed Pet Partners (formerly Delta Society) Instructor and Team Evaluator. She co-founded an AAA/T program at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, California, in the mid-1980s. She has provided consultation to facilities wishing to begin AAA/T programs, and she has been providing AAA/T in medical, psychiatric, rehabilitation, and chemical dependency settings since 1990.


Sue Cook

Sue is a licensed Pet Partners (formerly Delta Society) Team Evaluator. She works extensively with the Providence Animal-Assisted Activities and Therapy program in Olympia, Washington providing expertise in fundraising as well as team evaluation.

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