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.
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.
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.
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.
Veterinary visits increase slightly
Canine and feline veterinary visits both increased slightly in 2011 over the previous year, following drops during 2010,
AVMA market share estimator
Cockfighting in Puerto Rico; the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association's new president, and more
AVMA revises declawing policy
Policy discourages procedure but defers to veterinarians on each case
Relief practice not just a temporary gig
Relief practice predates the gig economy and is a mainstay in veterinary medicine. According to AVMA data, relief veterinarians make up the largest…
Analysis finds veterinary prices flat for 2009 to mid-2015
Prices for canine veterinary services were flat from 2009 through June 2015, at least on invoices submitted by policyholders with
Clinic posters: Be careful with antibiotics
Veterinarians can post these flyers in veterinary clinics, or hand them to clients, to educate clients about why they don't always prescribe…
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
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
Pet ownership stable, veterinary care variable
Americans still love their pets, with more than half of U.S. households owning a pet at year-end 2016, but
The corporatization of veterinary medicine
Corporate-owned veterinary practices have been around for roughly 30 years, starting in 1987 when VCA bought its first independently owned
Summit paints mixed economic picture for practitioners
There’s good news: Revenues are growing at many veterinary practices. There's mixed news: The AVMA Veterinary Career Center now has more jobs
Finding a way forward with nonprofit service providers
Representatives of the groups spoke about these efforts during the 2014 AVMA Public Policy Symposium, Sept. 5-6 in Rosemont, Illinois.
Program helps bring back lapsed patients
Veterinary practices can participate in a free, new program to help bring back pets that have not been in for over 14 months.
The economic state of small animal practice
Revenues increased 1.4 percent overall from 2008 to 2009 in a sample of 2,012 practices, according to a new report
Back to Basics
Veterinarians today are able to provide better and more advanced medical care for pets than ever before, but the cost of that care makes it