Veterinarian Member Benefits
The AAFP has a long-standing reputation and track record in the veterinary community for facilitating high standards of practice. Over the years, the AAFP has encouraged veterinarians to continuously re-evaluate preconceived notions of practice strategies in an effort to advance the quality of feline medicine.
The AAFP offers first-rate membership benefits to support the advancement of scientific investigation, provides feline-focused continuing education, gives you access to a wide network of feline experts and colleagues, and includes access to resources that adhere to the highest standards of practice.
View the full description of the AAFP's premium membership benefits.
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (JFMS)
AAFP membership includes a monthly subscription to the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. Veterinarian members receive 12 print issues and online access, which retails at $383/year. Learn more about the JFMS.
The Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports
This publication is a sister title to the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (JFMS). Members receive a reduced Article Processing Charge (APC) for JFMS Open Reports. Learn more about the JFMS Open Reports.
Cat Friendly Practice® Program
The AAFP's Cat Friendly Practice® (CFP) program is a global initiative designed to elevate care for cats by reducing the stress for the cat, caregiver, and also the entire veterinary team. It provides veterinary professionals with tools and resources to integrate a feline perspective into their practice. AAFP members have access to the program in the Member Center and once designated as an approved CFP, the practice will receive a marketing toolkit and continuous educational resources. The AAFP's CFP program is available for practices in North and South America, as well as the Caribbean. The ISFM's Cat Friendly Clinic program (CFC) is available to all other locations outside this region. Learn more about CFP today.
AAFP Annual Conference
Join veterinary practitioners, technicians, and students to learn about the advancements in feline medicine at our annual conference. There are assorted tracks designed to meet the needs of attendees in all stages of professional development. AAFP members are privy to an exclusive registration discount.
Receive complimentary access to our webinar portal which provides feline-specific continuing education. Webinars are updated throughout the year, are all RACE approved, and available on-demand.
Team Members Subscriptions
Members can enroll three staff members at their practice as "Team Members" under their membership. Team Members will receive AAFP newsletters, access to webinars, and conference discounts.
Practice Guidelines and Position Statements
Receive advanced member-only previews of all AAFP Practice Guidelines and Position Statements. These resources serve as the foundation for practice excellence and high standards of feline care.
Find a Veterinarian Online Search
Members are included in our online directory called, Find Veterinarians and Practices, that is linked to on catvets.com homepage, and can be found on our cat owner website, catfriendly.com. The search assists cat owners in finding for local AAFP veterinarians and their practices who are committed to feline healthcare.
The AAFP collection of client brochures are available for members to download and print or purchase. Members receive brochures for free and only need to pay for shipping to your practice.
Members also receive AVMA Representation, a New Member Certificate, use of the Membership Logo, Membership Decal, access to the Member Center online, and additional resources as they are released which will be announced via email.