College of Veterinary Medicine

Student Organizations

American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)

Objectives of the parent organization



Upcoming Events

Past Events

The American Animal Hospital Association is an international organization of active companion animal veterinary hospital owners and practitioners. AAHA is dedicated to serving its members by providing the best possible programs and services, as well as developing and disseminating state-of-the-art information on topics in companion animal medicine, surgery, and dentistry, as well as practice management methods, hospital design, management information, and changing professional and social trends.

In addition, AAHA provides services and information through leading edge continuing education, including its JOURNAL and other publications, local, regional, and national conferences and seminars, and videotapes. AAHA provides additional sources of practice assistance through Member Hospital Standards and hospital evaluations, hospital design and planning services, accounting and data collection systems, insurance programs, as well as marketing and public relations programs.


Team Leader: Natalie Shehan
Team Leader Elect: Susanna Perenboom
Treasurer: Adrienne Berthot
Secretary: Cassie Hoisington
Advisor: Dr. Harmon Rogers

Constitution 2009

Upcoming Events

  • TBD: Suture Lab.  Make sure to keep practicing those hard-earned suture skills!
  • TBD: Cardiology Lab. Learn about EKG’s, auscultation, blood pressure measurement, and more!

Previous AAHA Chapter Activities

  • March 30th 2011: Dr. Miller from PAWS lecture "AAHA Accreditation"   
  • March 5th 2011: Small Companion Animal Wellness Clinic in Spokane, WA  (Photos)
  • January 25th 2011: Dr. Bob Harman from Vet-Stem Inc. lecture "Evidence Based Stem Cell Therapy in Veterinary Medicine"   
  • January 13th 2011: General Meeting
  • November 20th 2010: Neurology Lab
  • November 4th 2010: Suturing lab
  • October 6th 2010: General Meeting
  • September 20th 2010: Dr. Barry Watson from Hill's Pet Nutrition lecture  "Nutritional Intervention: Canine and Feline Joint Disease”
  • September 7th 2010: Dr. Mark Russak the Vice President of AAHA  lecture  "Internship vs. Mentorship"
  • February 4th 2009: Suture lab (Photos)
  • March 6th 2010: Small Companion Animal Wellness Clinic in Spokane (Photos)
  • September 29th 2009: Dr. Tait (AAHA President) lecture on becoming an accredited hospital
  • August 24 2009: Wine Tasting at the Old Post Office in downtown Pullman

Photos from Past Activities

Photo Contest 1997
Photo Contest 1998
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