CAN/HRSO – 500.01 - 2022
DEVELOPMENT OF A MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR ANIMAL-ASSISTED HUMAN SERVICES (AAHS)
This NSC is intended for all AAHSPs, whether they be an individual or organization, forprofit
or not-for-profit, held publicly or privately, engaged in the business of AAHS
“Shall” vs “Should”: In this NSC, “shall” indicates that the requirement is mandatory and
is supported by normative references, whereas “should” indicates that the requirement
is recommended, or a best practice statement.