AAFP updates guidelines on feline zoonoses
Many benefits come with having pet cats, according to the American Association of Feline Practitioners, but education is key to prevent transmission…
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
What to expect after vaccination
Nominations open for 2020 AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards for 2020.
The hidden ecosystem of the gut microbiome
Millions of bacteria live in the gastrointestinal tract of animals, including cats, dogs, and humans.
Questions/answers about vaccination: What are vaccines? Why are they important? Are there risks associated with vaccinations?
AAFP/AAHA basic guidelines of judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials
The Basic Guidelines of Judicious Therapeutic Use of Antimicrobials in cats and dogs are designed to provide information to aid practicing
Free-roaming abandoned and feral cats
The AVMA encourages and supports actions to eliminate the problem of free-roaming abandoned and feral cats. As a result of irresponsible societal…
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”
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.