AAFP releases vaccination advisory panel report
In August, the American Association of Feline Practitioners made public the 2013 AAFP Feline Vaccination Advisory Panel Report
$1M gift to college, potential FIP therapy, drug compounding guidance
FIP drugs continue to show promise, while being sold on black market
Two antiviral drugs have shown promise for the treatment of cats with feline infectious peritonitis. Some desperate cat owners have turned to the…
The new Feline Grimace Scale is one of various tools that have been developed in recent years for pain assessment in cats and dogs. The key is…
Cat practice a passion for AAFP president
The way Dr. Marcus G. Brown sees it, practitioners need to raise the level of feline veterinary care to that for dogs.
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…
Recalled mirtazapine may have double the labeled strength
Mislabeled mirtazapine bottles could contain tablets with double the expected strength, according to a warning from the Food and Drug Administration.
Veterinary professionals face challenges surrounding vaccinations
More itchy pets? No problem
More treatments available alongside increasing incidence or awareness of itchy dogs and cats
Tail vaccination in cats effective, eases tumor removal
An alternative to a widely accepted vaccination protocol in cats could literally move the needle for treatment of cancer in cats,
Cat-friendly message targets public
The AAFP rolled out the public outreach phase of the Cat Friendly Practice Program earlier this year. The cat owner campaign includes two key concepts
Herding Cat Owners
Too few pets, particularly cats, are visiting veterinary clinics, according to groups trying to increase their preventive care.
Revenues rise with patient visits
Revenues rose a mean of 5.6 percent for companion animal practices between 2011 and 2012 alongside an increase
Most Americans see marijuana as a legitimate medical treatment for some human disease conditions.