Learning Opportunity!

As a member of AAH-ABV, we would like you to know about this learning opportunity, and the course announcement is summarized below. For additional information, please contact Connie Scovin. CFSPHZoonotic Disease Online Course Now Offered Year-Round The … [Read more...]

2016 AVMA HAB Tract Announced!

Join the AAH-ABV for our Human-Animal Bond Track at this year's AVMA Convention in San Antonio. Our theme is "Specialists Viewpoints on the Human-Animal Bond" and it includes an incredible line-up of speakers! … [Read more...]

Funding Opportunity from NICHD!

Funding Opportunity from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) NICHD has issued a request for applications for new human-animal interaction research proposals:   RFA-HD-17-014  Animal-Assisted Interventions for Special … [Read more...]

AAH-ABV Board of Director Position Opening

AAH-ABV Board of Director Position Opening: The American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians will have a board of director seat available this July, 2016.  Please submit your letter of interest or nomination of an individual, along with contact … [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...]

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...]

Animal-Human Bond in Healthcare

Listen to PODCAST Alice Villalobos, DVM, DPNAP is Director of Pawspice in Hermosa Beach and Animal Oncology  Consultation Service in Woodland Hills, CA. Among her many  accomplishments, Dr. Villalobos is a founding member of the Veterinary  Cancer Society … [Read more...]