Feline panleukopenia (FP) is a highly contagious viral disease of cats caused by the feline parvovirus.
Feline foamy virus is everywhere
Exposure to or infection with feline foamy virus is common in pumas and domestic cats in Colorado, Southern California, and Florida, according to two…
American Association of Feline Practitioners
Annual conference, Oct. 31-Nov. 3, San Francisco
AAFP updates guidelines on feline retroviruses
The association aims to provide the most current information about feline retrovirus infections so veterinary practitioners may optimize the care and…
AAFP releases guidelines on feline hyperthyroidism
The American Association of Feline Practitioners has released new Guidelines for the Management of Feline Hyperthyroidism,
Winn awards grants for feline health studies
The Winn Feline Foundation has awarded more than $140,000 in 10 grants for feline health studies.
Researchers find antiviral treatment for feline infectious peritonitis
Researchers have found an antiviral treatment for feline infectious peritonitis, which is currently nearly 100 percent fatal.
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…
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…
Though COVID-19 cases rare in pets, testing is available
Veterinarians can test for the COVID-19 virus in animals, but whether and when they should still remain issues. At press time in late April, only a…
Human-to-animal COVID-19 spread not common
Positive test results for the COVID-19 virus in a small number of animals have drawn a large amount of attention. Still, current evidence indicates…
Partners for Healthy Pets resource helps you better integrate preventive care
You know the value that preventive care brings to your patients, but perhaps you’re not certain how you can focus your efforts to deliver the best…
Make your practice more feline-friendly
Partners for Healthy Pets' toolkit can help Veterinarians know that cats are masters at hiding illness, and that regular veterinary exams are vital to…
Cockfighting in Puerto Rico; the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association's new president, and more
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…
Veterinary professionals face challenges surrounding vaccinations
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.
AVMA revises declawing policy
Policy discourages procedure but defers to veterinarians on each case
More itchy pets? No problem
More treatments available alongside increasing incidence or awareness of itchy dogs and cats
Nominations open for Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards
The AVMA is accepting nominations for the following Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards.
Researchers recognized for excellence in orthopedics, nutrition
During the 2016 Merial–National Institutes of Health Veterinary Scholars Symposium, held July 28-31 at The Ohio State University, the AVMA