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Membership Options

Individual (affiliate) memberships

Individuals from nonaccredited practices are always invited to join AAHA and enjoy the benefits of affiliate membership. Simply create an account and join today!

No longer with an AAHA-accredited practice and wish to maintain your AAHA benefits? Affiliate membership is for you! Log in to your account and choose your appropriate affiliate membership category.

AAHA Practice Team Membership

Research shows that AAHA-accredited practices have more loyal, engaged clients, earn more revenue, and have higher staff-to-doctor ratios*. But many practices value the hidden benefits of natural team-building and improved morale that comes from preparing for an AAHA evaluation even more.

Create an account to join today

* Financial and Productivity Pulsepoints, 10th Edition, Lakewood, CO: AAHA Press

Traditional accreditation
  • Nonspecialty accreditation for full-service veterinary care facilities
  • Evaluated on standards covering all aspects of veterinary medicine
  • Medical director is not required to be board certified
Referral accreditation
  • Specialty accreditation for AVMA-recognized veterinary specialties
  • Evaluated only on the standards applicable to the specialties that the practice wishes to accredit
  • Medical director(s) must be board certified in each specialty the practice wishes to accredit
End-of-Life Care accreditation
  • Specialty accreditation for:
    • A practice that is already AAHA-accredited, with a brick-and-mortar and/or mobile department dedicated to providing end-of-life care services.
    • Any brick-and-mortar and/or mobile practice solely dedicated to providing end-of-life care services.

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