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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…
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
New recommendations for feline spay/neuter surgery
The AVMA Board of Directors has endorsed a document recommending that cats not intended for breeding be gonadectomized prior to five months of age.…
Morris commits $1.2 million to fight feline infectious peritonitis
On Oct. 14, Morris Animal Foundation announced a major initiative to find treatments, a cure, or a preventive vaccine for a disease that
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
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
AVMA revises declawing policy
Policy discourages procedure but defers to veterinarians on each case
What to expect after vaccination
Nominations open for 2020 AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards for 2020.
Fix by Five campaign aims to reduce cat overpopulation
The conventional wisdom is that cats should be spayed or neutered at 6 months of age. The Fix by Five campaign challenges that assumption, aiming to…
Nominations open for AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards and AVMA Excellence in Research Awards.
Board takes on topics across breadth of profession
The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting June 20-21 in Washington, D.C., took on topics across the breadth of the profession, including
Nominations open for Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards
The AVMA is accepting nominations for the following Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards.
Nominations open for AVMA Excellence Awards
The nomination period for the following AVMA Excellence Awards is now open.
The 2019 annual meeting of AVMA voting members will be held Friday, Jan. 11, from 8:30-10 a.m. CST
During the AVMA Annual Convention this July in Denver, the AVMA conferred awards on a number of individuals
Lessons to be learned from relationships between nonprofits, veterinary clinics
Nonprofit entities have delivered subsidized veterinary care for years, often through spay-neuter clinics. These
To titer or to revaccinate
It remains confusing and even controversial whether antibody titers are a good measure of immunity when making decisions about
Questions/answers about vaccination: What are vaccines? Why are they important? Are there risks associated with vaccinations?
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
Street medicine reaching pets of the homeless
Pets of the homeless and near homeless were the center of attention July 15 at AVMA Convention 2018 in Denver
AVMA recognizes excellence in veterinary medicine
During AVMA Convention 2017 this July in Indianapolis, the AVMA bestowed awards to recognize excellence in veterinary medicine.