Become an Accredited Hospital

Ready to become an accredited hospital?  Our consultants will work with your team to elevate your practice, improving quality in all aspects of veterinary medicine at your clinic.

Learn how to become an accredited hospital and elevate your hospital by adhering to professional standards and best practices.

Become an accredited hospital and elevate your practice from good to great. You’ll celebrate your teams’ achievement while showcasing your commitment to quality with

  • Exceptional patient care: Our standards cover every aspect of your practice, from pain management and anesthesia to diagnostics and surgery.
  • Unwavering commitment to quality: We go beyond meeting basic requirements to ensure your team adheres to best practices across the board.
  • Continuous improvement: Our dynamic standards evolve with the veterinary profession and elevate your practice, keeping you at the forefront of innovation.

Research shows that hospitals who become accredited achieve*:

  • Better Clinical Outcomes
  • More Loyal, Engaged Clients
  • Increased Revenue
  • Higher Staff-to-Doctor Ratios

* Commissioned analysis VetSource 2017-2018

Start the Accreditation Process

It’s easier than you may think. The process is designed to foster your success. Our dedicated team is here to support you every step of the way.

Take the First Step


Determine your eligibility!


Apply for accreditation and pay the initial fee of $675


Complete self-evaluation, assessments, education, and training


Participate in AAHA-led site visit


Celebrate your new AAHA accreditation and start enjoying benefits

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