Creating A Social Bond

The American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians advances the role of the veterinary medical community in nurturing positive human-animal interactions in society. Human-animal interactions provide opportunities for motivation, education and recreation while enhancing quality of life.

Nurturing Positive Human-Animal Interactions


AAH-ABV Meeting Schedule AVMA Boston 2015

Sunday, July 12, 2015 in the Burroughs Room of the Westin Executive Committee Meeting: 12:30-1:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting: 1:00-3:00 pm General Membership Meeting/Annual General Meeting (AGM): 3:00-4:00 pm  Please Join Us! … [Read More...]


AVMA Human Animal Bond Track Announced!

The American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians is proud to share their 2015 HAB track for this years AVMA Convention in Boston.  Join us on Monday, July 13th for a day-long track of animal-bond centered topics. … [Read More...]

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Announcing the IAHAIO Symposium 2015

More information here: Symposium Theme:  “Advancing HAI Beyond Boundaries: Developing a Road Map Toward the Future” Workshops: Developing Standards for Education and Training inAnimal-Assisted Interventions (AAI) Developing a Code of … [Read More...]


2015 Bustad Award Winner, Dr. Bess Pierce

Please join us as we host and honor Dr. Bess Pierce, who was named the 2015 Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year.  Dr. Pierce will be giving her acceptance speech of this award during our AAH-ABV track, at the annual AVMA Convention, being held … [Read More...]