The purpose of the American Animal Hospital Association* is to:
- Enhance the abilities of veterinarians to provide quality medical care to companion animals
- Enable veterinarians to successfully conduct their practices and maintain their facilities with high standards of excellence
- Meet the public's needs as they relate to the delivery of small animal veterinary medicine
*Adapted from mission statement of association bylaws
To read AAHA’s official position statements, guidelines and other materials, go to the AAHA References section in Resources.