CAPNA is recognized in the veterinary profession for excellence in surgery, medicine, management and finance.
CAPNA has a close association with many of the Veterinary Colleges and frequently interacts with their students and faculty. Courses have been developed for veterinarians and their staff addressing the challenges of practice and finding ways to continually develop individuals within the practice settings.
CAPNA promotes AAHA certification for all its hospitals and CAPNA and AAHA have collaborated on developing common educational and leadership roles within the veterinary community. CAPNA is fortunate to have the mentorship of a past AAHA president, Dr. Jay Geasling.