Accreditations and Affiliations

All the doctors of Family Pet Animal Hospital are proud members of:

The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
The Chicago Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA)
The Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association (ISVMA)

Dr. Rae Ann Van Pelt serves as the President of the management committee for Chicago Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center (CVESC)

Dr. Van Pelt and Dr. Ken Goldrick are also members of the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP).  Family Pet Animal Hospital is in the process of becoming certified as a Cat Friendly Practice through the AAFP.

Since 1991, Family Pet Animal Hospital has voluntarily achieved the high standards of the American Animal Hospital Association, qualifying us as an AAHA Accredited Hospital Member. These standards pertain to facilities, equipment, practice methods, continuing education, and management. We’re proud to be a six-time recipient of the American Animal Hospital Association’s highest honor.