Feline panleukopenia (FP) is a highly contagious viral disease of cats caused by the feline parvovirus.
New recommendations for feline spay/neuter surgery
The AVMA Board of Directors has endorsed a document recommending that cats not intended for breeding be gonadectomized prior to five months of age.…
Feline lower urinary tract disease
An overview of feline lower urinary tract disease.
AVMF/Winn Feline Foundation Research Award
The AVMF/Winn Feline Foundation Research Award honors contributions to the advancement of feline health through research.
Vaccine-Associated Feline Sarcoma Task Force (2001 Report)
The Vaccine-Associated Feline Sarcoma Task Force (VAFSTF) was formed in November 1996 in response to the increased incidence of soft tissue
Vaccine-Associated Feline Sarcoma Task Force Guidelines - Diagnosis and Management of Suspected Sarcomas
The following recommendations are based on information available as of April 1999 and are subject to revision as new information becomes
Alert: Primal Feline Turkey Raw Frzn, 3lb
low thiamine levels
8 cat diseases you can prevent with vaccination and deworming
Rabies (this can be spread to people) Feline panleukopenia (feline distemper) Feline herpesvirus infection Feline calicivirus infection Feline…
Jody L. Gookin, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
Dr. Jody Gookin, Recipient: AVMF/Winn Feline Foundation Research Award 2011
VAFSTF Vaccine Site Recommendations
For the last several years, veterinarians have noticed an increase in the incidence of sarcoma formation at commonly used feline vaccine sites. The
Pet food recall widgets
Free widgets let AVMA member veterinarians provide up-to-date pet food recall information on their own clinic websites. Small-animal and feline-only…
Partners for Healthy Pets resource helps you better integrate preventive care
You know the value that preventive care brings to your patients, but perhaps you’re not certain how you can focus your efforts to deliver the best…
Make your practice more feline-friendly
Partners for Healthy Pets' toolkit can help Veterinarians know that cats are masters at hiding illness, and that regular veterinary exams are vital to…
Vaccines and sarcomas: A concern for cat owners
Vaccines can lessen the severity of future diseases and certain vaccines can prevent infection altogether, and today, a variety of vaccines are…
Obesity: A toolkit for veterinarians
Get practical tools to teach companion-animal and equine clients about obesity, and enlist them as partners in reducing their animals' weight.
Awards honor four researchers for top-level achievement
Please join us in celebrating and congratulating four veterinarians whose outstanding research work and expertise have earned them recognition as…
Microchipping of animals
This page provides background information on microchipping of animals.
Clinic posters: Be careful with antibiotics
Veterinarians can post these flyers in veterinary clinics, or hand them to clients, to educate clients about why they don't always prescribe…
Questions/answers about vaccination: What are vaccines? Why are they important? Are there risks associated with vaccinations?
Study shows communication gaps between veterinarians and clients
An analysis of five years’ worth of survey data shows significant communications gaps between veterinary teams and their clients, according to…
Elective spaying and neutering of pets
As we learn more about spaying and neutering (gonadectomy), veterinarians must balance societal benefits with risks and benefits to pets and owners.
Integrate preventive care into your practice: Partners for Healthy Pets can help
Preventive care is a cornerstone of your patients’ health, and can save your clients a lot of money in the long run. How can you focus your efforts to…
Responsible pet ownership and pet health care. Topics include preventive care, keeping pets healthy and safe, pet medications and prescriptions...