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Welcome to the American Animal Hospital Association Online Press Room! This is where members of the press can access the most up-to-date news and information from AAHA.

AAHA is the only organization that accredits small animal hospitals in the United States and Canada. Unlike human hospitals, veterinary hospitals are not required to be accredited. Accredited hospitals are the only hospitals that choose to be evaluated on approximately 900 standards that go above and beyond basic state and provincial regulations. Accredited hospitals are recognized among the finest in the industry, and are consistently at the forefront of veterinary medicine.

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AAHA, VetBloom to Launch Exclusive AAHA Member Learning Platform LAKEWOOD, Colorado – April 30, 2019 – In a move that brings a veterinary industry leader in online CE together with the only association to accredit companion animal hospitals in North America, VetBloom and the ... Read More Highly anticipated 2019 AAHA Dental Care Guidelines for Dogs and Cats released LAKEWOOD, Colorado — By three years of age, most dogs and cats have some level of periodontal disease. Not always apparent to pet owners, periodontal disease can cause oral pain, infection, inflammation, and other health ... Read More Merck Animal Health joins AAHA Healthy Workplace Culture Initiative as Corporate Supporter LAKEWOOD, Colorado—As part of a multiyear collaboration, Merck Animal Health will be joining AAHA's Healthy Workplace Culture Initiative as the Corporate Supporter. Merck Animal will provide an educational grant ... Read More

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