Did you know that accreditation is required for human hospitals, but voluntary for animal hospitals?
Doylestown Veterinary Hospital chose to voluntarily go through the process of becoming accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) because we understand that your pets hold a valued place in your heart, and their health is important to us.
Doylestown Veterinary Hospital earned the highest level of veterinary excellence with accreditation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). We join a select group of 15% of veterinary hospitals in North America. By attaining accreditation, our veterinarians and the entire support staff are demonstrating an ongoing commitment to providing your pet with the best possible care.
The AAHA accreditation came after a rigorous and comprehensive review of the hospital’s veterinary care, practice protocols, medical equipment, facility and client service. In order to maintain accredited status, Doylestown Veterinary Hospital must continue to be evaluated by the association’s experts.
The AAHA Standards of Accreditation, viewed as the standard of veterinary excellence, contain more than 900 individual standards focused on patient care and pain management, surgery, pharmacy, laboratory, exam facilities, medical records, cleanliness, emergency services, dental care, diagnostic imaging, anesthesiology and continuing education.
AAHA is the only organization in the United States and Canada that accredits companion animal hospitals based on standards that go above and beyond state regulations. Established in 1933, the Association is well-known among veterinarians for its leadership in the profession, high standards for veterinary practices and pet health care, and most importantly, its accreditation of companion-animal practices.