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
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
Questions/answers about vaccination: What are vaccines? Why are they important? Are there risks associated with vaccinations?
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.
AVMA Collections: Feral Cats
Single-topic compilations of the information shaping our profession August 2010 In this collection: Summary: Text | Audio Management
AVMA Collections: Heartworm disease
Single-topic compilations of the information shaping our profession March 2010 In this collection: Summary: Text |
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”
Vaccines are products designed to stimulate protective immune responses in pets and prepare them to fight future infections from disease-causing…
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.
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'
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…
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…
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?