Under New Management!  

Have you heard?! HABA has a whole lot of new for 2020. It's not just our website that is brand new, and we are very excited to welcome new management! The Human Animal Bond Association has teamed up with Veterinary Advancements to provide our Executive and Association Management. We are pleased to have Ms. Beckie Mossor, RVT, BIS, serving as our new Executive Director and Ms. Julie Legred, CVT partnering in association management. Veterinary Advancements brings over 50-years of combined experience in the veterinary industry with expertise in non-profit and association management. We are excited to refresh and renew HABA in the companion animal space and bring elevated awareness, engagement, and education to all members of the pet community. 


New For 2020:

  • Brand new website and member database allowing for expanded member engagement and activity
  • Opportunities for continuing education and learning in the human-animal bond space
  • Expanded committees and committee engagement opportunities 
  • Membership expansion to include all essential individuals in the human-animal bond and pet space




Steering Committee on Human-Animal Interactions (SCHAI) - AVMA

The Society for Veterinary Medical Ethics

Fear Free Pets

American Association of Feline Practitioners-Cat Friendly Practices®

Human Animal Bond Research Institute 

Human Animal Bond Certification-NAVC

International Society for Anthrozoology

Pet Partners

International Association of Human-Animal Interaction Organizations