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The American Animal Hospital Association accredits companion animal hospitals.

Does your veterinary hospital have this logo proudly displayed on its walls? If so, you should take pride in knowing that you take your pet to an AAHA-accredited veterinary hospital!

Unlike human hospitals, not all animal hospitals are required to be accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). What does accreditation mean? It means your hospital holds itself to a higher standard, and that your pet is receiving care at a hospital that has passed the highest standards in veterinary care.

Not sure if your veterinary hospital is accredited? Ask them!

Find out more about what accreditation means for you and your pet.

AAHA guidelines and position statements

Did you know? AAHA's Dental Guidelines for Dogs and Cats recommend regular exams and dental cleanings for all adult dogs and cats. See more about AAHA's dental recommendations.

AAHA guidelines and position statements guide the veterinary profession in best practices for dogs and cats. Learn more about AAHA's guidelines and position statements.

Latest news from AAHA

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AAHA history

Did you know that AAHA's seven founders formally organized the new association during sessions lasting 36 hours? Now that's dedication.

Learn more about AAHA's history.


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