Feline panleukopenia (FP) is a highly contagious viral disease of cats caused by the feline parvovirus.
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
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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…
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.
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?
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.
Responsible pet ownership and pet health care. Topics include preventive care, keeping pets healthy and safe, pet medications and prescriptions...
Welfare Implications of Declawing of Domestic Cats
Declawing is the surgical amputation of all or part of a cat's third phalanges (toe bones) and the attached claws.
August 2015 issue of The AVMA Advocate
The alleged Fairness to Pet Owners Act reared its head again on July 24 when Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) reintroduced the bill in the U.S. House.
AVMA Collections: Feral Cats
Single-topic compilations of the information shaping our profession August 2010 In this collection: Summary: Text | Audio Management
Animal welfare: Companion animals
This page provides access to a variety of resources that can help you make a positive difference in the lives of companion animals.
Welfare Implications of Socialization of Puppies and Kittens
Peer-reviewed summary for veterinarians of scientific literature related to the welfare implications of socialization of puppies and kittens.
Toxoplasmosis is a disease caused by a microscopic protozoal parasite called Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii).