American Association of Feline Practitioners
Annual conference, Oct. 31-Nov. 3, San Francisco
Raising the bar in feline medicine
More than 1,500 practices are now involved in the Cat Friendly Practice program from the American Association of Feline Practitioners.
The continuing conundrum of feline injection-site sarcomas
Veterinarians would much rather talk with cat owners about all the advantages of vaccination for cats rather than the extremely rare occurrence of
Feline development, from kitten kindergarten onward
Cats do a lot of great stuff but also not great stuff, which is confusing and frustrating for owners. Therefore, veterinarians need to help owners…
Study identifies bacteria in feline plaque
A study has identified 267 bacterial species associated with health, gingivitis, or mild periodontitis in feline plaque.
AAFP president sees opportunities in feline medicine
As AAFP president, Dr. Little hopes to help build on and improve current programs
AAHA-AVMA feline preventive healthcare guidelines
All cats should have a veterinary examination at least annually. For many cats, more frequent visits may be appropriate.
Winn awards grants for nine new feline health studies
Winn Feline Foundation announced in late November 2017 that it had awarded grants for nine new studies in feline health.
Winn calls for research proposals in feline shelter medicine
Winn Feline Foundation, in collaboration with PetSmart Charities, has announced a special request for research proposals in feline shelter medicine.
AAHA releases new canine and feline behavior guidelines
The American Animal Hospital Association has released the new AAHA Canine and Feline Behavior Management Guidelines
Study offers free identification of ticks from canine, feline patients
Veterinarians can send in ticks from canine and feline patients for identification free of charge.
Feline practitioners recommend new FIV and FeLV testing guidelines, initiate public awareness campaign
Feline practitioners recommend new FIV and FeLV testing
AAFP releases consensus statement on how to feed a cat
On Oct. 30, the American Association of Feline Practitioners released the consensus statement
Taking on obesity as a disease
The veterinary profession should formally recognize canine and feline obesity as a disease, according to a position statement from the
AAFP president wants culture change towards cats
The American Association of Feline Practitioners is one of the organizations leading a culture change toward cats,
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…
Creating cat-friendly practices, homes, and shelters
The American Association of Feline Practitioners is trying to make the world a friendlier and healthier place for cats.
Cat Friendly Practice resounds
The advertisements connect cat owners with the Cat Friendly Practice program from the American Association of Feline Practitioners.
Videos promote care for cats
The American Association of Feline Practitioners has developed a three-part video series to promote routine veterinary care
Guidelines promote preventive care
The new AAHA-AVMA Canine and Feline Preventive Healthcare Guidelines can help veterinarians improve
AAFP grows in service to cats, profession
The continuing growth of the Cat Friendly Practice program, the release of feline anesthesia guidelines, and a well-attended conference have been…
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.
Colleran is new AAFP president
Dr. Elizabeth J. Colleran didn't set out to be a feline-only practitioner, but she currently owns two cat hospitals and is the new president
CATalyst Council offers tips on preparing cats for veterinary visits
posted April 18, 2010 The CATalyst Council has released guidelines to help cat owners keep felines calm during veterinary visits, in hopes of…
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…