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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…
Microchipping of animals
This page provides background information on microchipping of animals.
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.
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.
Selecting a pet cat
Is a cat the right pet for you? Learn about selecting a pet cat for your family.
Feline panleukopenia (FP) is a highly contagious viral disease of cats caused by the feline parvovirus.
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.
Feline lower urinary tract disease
An overview of feline lower urinary tract disease.
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…
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.
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.
Toxoplasmosis is a disease caused by a microscopic protozoal parasite called Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii).
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…
Cold weather animal safety
You’re probably already aware of the risks posed by warm weather, but did you know that cold weather also poses serious threats to your pets'
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
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
Raw Pet Foods and the AVMA's Policy: FAQ
Answers to commonly asked questions about AVMA policy on raw or undercooked animal-source protein in dog and cat diets.
References: Policy on Raw or Undercooked Animal-Source Protein in Cat and Dog Diets
Resources used to develop the AVMA policy, “Raw or Undercooked Animal-Source Protein in Cat and Dog Diets”
Responsible pet ownership and pet health care. Topics include preventive care, keeping pets healthy and safe, pet medications and prescriptions...
Salmonella: Dry Pet Foods and Pet Treats (FAQ)
Questions/answers about Salmonella and pet food: How can pet food become contaminated? How can humans and pets become infected? How can you minimize…
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…
Vaccines are products designed to stimulate protective immune responses in pets and prepare them to fight future infections from disease-causing…
H1N1 Flu Virus FAQ
General questions/answers about H1N1 influenza virus: What is it? Is it different from bird flu? What animals can get infected?
H1N1 Flu Virus: For Pet Owners (FAQ)
Questions/answers about H1N1 for pet owners, including: Can your pet get H1N1 influenza? What are the symptoms? How serious is the disease? Is there a…