Animal hospital earns national accreditation

Tiara Rado Animal Hospital in Grand Junction has earned national accreditation for meeting high standards of veterinary care.

Tiara Rado Animal Hospital received accreditation from the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) following a comprehensive evaluation of hospital facilities, equipment, practice methods and pet health care management.

Only 15 percent of small animal veterinary practices in the United States have earned the accreditation. Tiara Rado Animal Hospital must undergo regular evaluations to maintain its accreditation.

Established in 1933, the AAHA accredits veterinary practices throughout the United States and Canada. About 3,200 accredited practices undergo regular reviews by the organization.

“Tiara Rado Animal Hospital belongs to a select group of practices that are committed to meeting the standard of veterinary excellence,” said AAHA President Gregg Takashima. “AAHA hospitals pass a stringent evaluation of over 900 standards covering patient care, client service and medical protocols. By attaining accreditation, Tiara Rado Animal Hospital is demonstration its dedication to offering the best care to its patients and clients.”

Located at 2245 3/4 Broadway, Tiara Rado Animal Hospital has served Western Colorado since 1983. The hospital offers a full range of diagnostic and surgical services as well as preventative health care.

The staff there includes veterinarians Bob Marquis, Frank Coons and Julie Becker.

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