The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is the only exclusive companion animal veterinary association, serving nearly 50,000 individual veterinary providers, including veterinarians, technicians, managers, client service specialists, and others. We are also the only organization that accredits veterinary practices in the U.S. and Canada. During the Association's 80 years, its mission has remained the same: to provide veterinary professionals with resources to effectively manage their businesses and deliver the best in companion animal care. AAHA is the leader in developing benchmarks of excellence, business practice standards, informative publications, and educational programs designed to help companion animal practices thrive.
Learn more here about AAHA: https://www.aaha.org/default.aspx.
What being AAHA accredited means to some of our staff:
"The reason we wanted to become AAHA accredited is so that it assures us, and our clients, that we are adhering to the highest standards of veterinary care available in the profession today."
- Dr. Anne Pierce, DVM
"We accept the challenge of the stringent quality standards of AAHA because we want to share in our client's passion for quality health care."
- Patty Olney, Practice Manager
"AAHA accreditation is important because it demonstrates a veterinary practice is willing to go above and beyond basic standards for their clients."
- Missi Everard, Certified Veterinary Technician, and Receptionist
"This practice being AAHA accredited means so much to me because it portrays that we hold ourselves to the highest of standards with the ultimate goal of providing the best care possible for our patients."
- Makayla Rivero, Certified Veterinary Technician