AAHA is the only organization that accredits veterinary practice in the United States and Canada. AAHA is an organization of veterinary experts with a mission of accrediting hospitals who uphold the highest standards of excellence in the field. Only approximately 12% – 15% of veterinary practices in the United States and Canada are awarded AAHA accreditation. AAHA seeks to lead the profession in the provision of the highest quality of care for companion animals by improving standards of care, championing accreditation, and supporting our member practices in all aspects of this pursuit. AAHA’s mission is to enhance the abilities of veterinarians to provide quality medical care, enable veterinarians to successfully conduct their practices and maintain their facilities with high standards of excellence, and meet the public’s needs on how to care for their companions. By being AAHA accredited, our mission and vision aligns with theirs.