American Association of Feline Practitioners

Veterinary professionals passionate about the care of cats

Tracks at Other Conferences

AAFP Tracks at Other Conferences

The AAFP is continuing to be recognized as the leader in feline health and education. To this end, the AAFP has continuing education tracks at many other major veterinary conferences throughout the year. Below are the conferences, session titles and speakers. For more information, please visit the individual conference websites.


CVC San Diego (December 7-10, 2017) - San Diego, CA

December 7, 2017
Everything You Need To Know About Opioids In Cats
Local Anesthetic Blocks For Cats: Stop Pain In Its Tracks
Chronic Pain In Cats Part 1: Why Must We Treat It? Where Do We Start?
Chronic Pain In Cats Part 2: Digging Deeper Into Treatment
Don't CRY, CRI: Constant Rate Infusions In Cats
Speaker: Tammy Grubb DVM, PhD, DACVAA

December 8, 2017
A Few Of My Favorite Things For Cat Anesthesia And Analgesia
Anesthesia Overview: Cat Specific Premedications, Sedatives And Induction Drugs
Anesthesia Overview: Cat Specific Maintenance And Recovery Drugs & Techniques
Update on the Diagnosis and Long Term Management of Food Allergy in the Cat
What Causes Feline Symmetrical Alopecia?
What Causes Feline Miliary Dermatitis?
Speaker: Tammy Grubb DVM, PhD, DACVAA & Edmund Rosser DVM, DACVD

December 9, 2017
Feline Eosinophilic Granuloma Complex
Feline Pancreatic Alopecia and Feline Thymoma Associated Exfoliative Dermatitis
Complex Feline Dermatological Cases – Let's Investigate!
It's Just A Hairball...Or Is It?: Understanding The Vomiting Cat
Feline Chronic Disease: A Practical Approach to IRIS Staging
Feline Chronic Disease: Sound Therapeutic Goals
Speaker: Edmund Rosser DVM, DACVD & Kelly St. Denis DVM, DAVBP (Feline)

December 10, 2017
Feline Diabetes Mellitus: Is Remission A Reasonable, Achievable Goal?
Think Like A Cat: How To Be Feline Friendly At Home And In The Practice
Inter-Cat Aggression: I Love You, You Love Me
Feline Aggression Towards Humans: Prevention & Management
Feline House-Soiling: Medical, Behavioral Or Both?
Understanding The Aging Feline
Speakers: Kelly St. Denis DVM, DAVBP (Feline)


VMX: Veterinary Meeting & Expo (February 3-7, 2018) - Orlando, FL

February 4, 2018
Touch & Technology: The Big Picture to Build, Nurture, and Strengthen Relationships with Cats and their Owners
Speakers: Elizabeth Colleran DVM, MS, DAVBP (Feline) & Steve Dale CABC

Update on FIP
Cat-friendly: Easy Tips You Can Implement Today
Speaker: Elizabeth Colleran DVM, MS, DAVBP (Feline)

Feline Pain: Degenerative Joint Disease
Feline Handling: Prevent Cats from Becoming ‘Difficult’
Enriching Cat Lives: Environments As Part of Therapy
Speaker: Ilona Rodan DVM, DAVBP (Feline)


Chicagoland Veterinary Conference (May 13-17, 2018) - Chicago, IL

May 14, 2018
Managing Feline Constipation – Relieving a Hard Problem
Getting Calories In: Feeding the Inappetant or Anoretic Cat
The Feline Friendly Practice: Tools for Providing the Best Medical Care
Meeting the Challenge of Feeding the Multi-cat Household
Speaker: Margie Scherk, DVM, DABVP (Feline)

May 15, 2018
Lower Urinary Tract Health: Metabolism and Stress
Optimizing an Indoor Lifestyle for Cats
Foundations for a Healthy Life at Every Life Stage
Journal Club: Updates from the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery and ACVIM
Speaker: Margie Scherk, DVM, DABVP (Feline)


CVE Feline Medicine Distance Education (February 1, 2018 - November 30, 2019)

This online course is designed to reinforce, deepen and broaden your knowledge of feline medicine in a practical, interactive and enjoyable way. 

Course Ambassador: Michael Lappin, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Speakers: Susan Little, DVM, DABVP (Feline), and Jessica Quimby, DVM, DACVIM, PhD