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Anything but
Ordinary

Since 1974, the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) has been recognized for setting high standards for veterinary hospitals. Each AAHA accredited hospital is regularly inspected to make sure it meets AAHA’s veterinary care standards. We are proud to be a member of this veterinary organization. Fewer than 15% of all animal hospitals are AAHA-accredited.

Slide Details Matter The difference between good medicine and great medicine is in the details. It's in the way you work up cases, the protocols you follow, the way a team is trained, and everything in between. AAHA standardizes approximately 900 different factors of running a truly exceptional hospital - front to back. Our accreditation is proof that here, your pet will receive excellence, and nothing less.

Details Matter

The difference between good medicine and great medicine is in the details. It’s in the way you work up cases, the protocols you follow, the way a team is trained, and everything in between. AAHA standardizes approximately 900 different factors of running a truly exceptional hospital – front to back. Our accreditation is proof that here, your pet will receive excellence, and nothing less.

AAHA Standards

  • Anesthesia: Safe and modern methods, protocols, and equipment are used for assessing anesthetic needs in patients.
  • Contagious Disease: Protocols, processes, and facilities are appropriate to handle contagious diseases and avoid outbreaks.
  • Dentistry: Safe and modern dental procedures protect both the patient and staff members.
  • Diagnostic Imaging: Equipment generates quality diagnostic images and proper procedures and equipment are in place to protect staff members from radiation.
  • Emergency/Urgent Care: We are well-equipped to handle emergencies at all hours of the day and night.
  • Laboratory: Laboratory services are available for the prompt diagnosis of illness.
  • Pain Management: Pets are continually evaluated for signs of discomfort, painful conditions are actively managed, and staff is trained to respond accordingly if a pet appears uncomfortable.
  • Pharmacy: Medications are stored, handled, and dispensed in a safe manner.
  • Surgery: Surgery takes place in an aseptic environment with appropriate pre- and post-operative considerations for the benefit of all surgical patients.
  • Examination Facilities: Exam rooms are clean and properly equipped.
  • Housekeeping and Maintenance: Cleanliness is a priority; rooms are cleaned between each patient and fully disinfected at least twice daily.
  • Client Service: Excellent communication with clients during all aspects of their visit.
  • Patient Care: Humane and advantageous care is provided to patients during all aspects of their visit.
  • Medical Records: Continuity of care is provided through detailed medical records.
  • Safety: Continual management of a safe environment for patients, clients, and team.
  • Continuing Education: Continuing education tools and opportunities are provided for all staff members.
  • Human Resources: Personnel matters are handled promptly and appropriately.
  • Leadership: Leadership is committed to creating a positive work environment and providing high-quality care.
  • Safety: Continual management of a safe environment for patients, clients, and team.

AAHA Standards

  • Anesthesia: Safe and modern methods, protocols, and equipment are used for assessing anesthetic needs in patients.
  • Contagious Disease: Protocols, processes, and facilities are appropriate to handle contagious diseases and avoid outbreaks.
  • Dentistry: Safe and modern dental procedures protect both the patient and staff members.
  • Diagnostic Imaging: Equipment generates quality diagnostic images and proper procedures and equipment are in place to protect staff members from radiation.
  • Emergency/Urgent Care: We are well-equipped to handle emergencies at all hours of the day and night.
  • Laboratory: Laboratory services are available for the prompt diagnosis of illness.
  • Pain Management: Pets are continually evaluated for signs of discomfort, painful conditions are actively managed, and staff is trained to respond accordingly if a pet appears uncomfortable.
  • Pharmacy: Medications are stored, handled, and dispensed in a safe manner.
  • Surgery: Surgery takes place in an aseptic environment with appropriate pre- and post-operative considerations for the benefit of all surgical patients.
  • Examination Facilities: Exam rooms are clean and properly equipped.
  • Housekeeping and Maintenance: Cleanliness is a priority; rooms are cleaned between each patient and fully disinfected at least twice daily.
  • Client Service: Excellent communication with clients during all aspects of their visit.
  • Patient Care: Humane and advantageous care is provided to patients during all aspects of their visit.
  • Medical Records: Continuity of care is provided through detailed medical records.
  • Safety: Continual management of a safe environment for patients, clients, and team.
  • Continuing Education: Continuing education tools and opportunities are provided for all staff members.
  • Human Resources: Personnel matters are handled promptly and appropriately.
  • Leadership: Leadership is committed to creating a positive work environment and providing high-quality care.
  • Safety: Continual management of a safe environment for patients, clients, and team.