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


A full house!

The AAH-ABV wishes to extend their gratitude to all those who attended our track at NAVC.  Of highlight was our panel discussion, "The Human-Animal Bond in Practice," which was dynamic, thought-provoking, and informative. Thank you for the wonderful … [Read More...]

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Free Veterinary Student Membership!

Did you know?  Veterinary students are offered free membership to the American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians!  If you are a student, join us now, and become part of a collaborative community that embraces and works to preserve the human-animal … [Read More...]


Compassion through the Journey

Dr. Alice Villalobos, a pioneer in animal end of life and palliative care, shares how a quality end-of-life experience is enhanced by the strong bonds we share with our pets.  Read this insightful article featured in Veterinary Advantage here:  Compassion … [Read More...]


The Beneficial Bond- Part 1

Gregg Takashima, DVM, and President-Elect for the American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians, has written an excellent article that highlights the significance of the human-animal bond in our lives. Read the article here: The Beneficial … [Read More...]