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.
AAFP president has long devotion to cats
Dr. Colleen Currigan started veterinary college knowing that she wanted to become a feline-only practitioner when such a thing was a rarity.
AVMA revises declawing policy
Policy discourages procedure but defers to veterinarians on each case
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
1985 - 1995
This era saw female veterinarians become AVMA editor-in-chief and AVMA president-elect—and a veterinary student become Miss America
Free-roaming abandoned and feral cats
The AVMA encourages and supports actions to eliminate the problem of free-roaming abandoned and feral cats. As a result of irresponsible societal…