Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic Is an AAHA Accredited Animal Hospital
The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is an international association of more than 33,000 veterinary care providers who treat companion animals. Established in 1933, AAHA is well known among veterinarians and pet owners for establishing standards for veterinary hospitals and pet care. These standards are widely accepted as representing the components of veterinary practice that characterize high quality care, and they are periodically reviewed and updated to ensure they stay consistent with evolving knowledge and technology.
Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic is American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) accredited. The AAHA Standards of Accreditation are widely held as the measure of excellence in veterinary medicine. Less than 15% of all practices qualify for AAHA accreditation. About 3,000 veterinary hospitals voluntarily participate in the AAHA hospital evaluation program. Trained consultants regularly visit these hospitals every 3 years to ensure compliance with AAHA’s standards for services and facilities.
Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic has passed inspection by AAHA on 900 standards that cover all aspects of our hospital. We meet strict standards for excellence in all areas of pet care, surgery, and sanitation. Regular AAHA evaluation, inspection, and consultations assure you of the highest quality care each and every time you trust your pet to our team of professionals.
The AAHA Standards of Accreditation address the following areas:
- Emergency services
- Pain management
- Patient care
- Surgery and anesthesia
- Contagious disease protocols
- Radiology services
- Laboratory services
- Client service
- Staff continuing education and training
- Human resources and leadership
- Patient and staff safety
- Medical records
- Examination facilities and equipment
- Housekeeping and maintenance
Only veterinarians who genuinely desire to provide the highest in quality care are willing to undergo the rigorous AAHA inspection.
Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic is proud to have been an AAHA-accredited practice for over 30 years; additionally, we became one of the first AAHA-accredited referral practices in internal medicine in 2009.
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