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Be a Champion

AAHA-accredited hospitals are Champions for Excellent Care

They hold themselves to a higher standard. Pets are their passion, and keeping them healthy is their #1 priority. They strive to deliver excellent care for pets—because pets deserve nothing less.

AAHA Standards of Accreditation

AAHA is the only organization that accredits veterinary practices in the United States and Canada. Practices that accept the challenge of accreditation are evaluated on stringent quality standards that encompass all aspects of veterinary medicine—from pain management and patient care to team training and medical recordkeeping—and are continuously updated to keep accredited practice teams at the forefront of the profession.

Today, approximately 12–15% of veterinary practices in the U.S. and Canada hold the “AAHA-accredited” designation.

If you are an AAHA member, please Log In with your AAHA credentials to view the standards.

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For more information or to have complete access to the AAHA Standards of Accreditation, please contact our Accreditation Specialists at 800-252-2242 or email them at [email protected].

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Dog appreciates AAHA Accreditation

Do you have what it takes to be a champion?

You’re closer than you think. See for yourself with AAHA’s online accreditation tool.

Work with an accreditation specialist to gain access to the standards online and see how your practice stacks up with a self-evaluation, or contact us to set up a practice walk-through or phone consultation—all at no cost to you!

AAHA’s accreditation specialists are here to help. Please contact our Accreditation Specialists at
800-252-2242 or [email protected].

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