Welcome to Barking C.A.A.T. Ranch
Animal Assisted Therapy Programs of Colorado



Through our counseling and training programs, we provide and promote animal assisted psychotherapy with rescued animals to facilitate healing for all people in need. 

Who We Are

We are a mental health counseling center located in Arvada. We have 14 therapists who practice Animal Assisted Therapy. We have 30 rescued animals who live on our property and are also involved in sessions. We have goats, donkeys, horses, alpacas, rabbits, rats, cats, and certified therapy dogs. You name it! We like to see clients weekly. Usually, at the same time each week for 50-minute sessions. 

What We Do


Sign up for counseling from a clinician with the assistance of our therapy animals.


In-person and telehealth options available.


Learn how to implement Animal Assisted Psychotherapy as part of your professional practice.

What our clients say

"Wonderful atmosphere. My daughter would always get excited to go to therapy to work with the animals. Her therapist and the animals both helped her to overcome a great deal of her struggles and we are very grateful."

- Anonymous Parent