American Association of Feline Practitioners

Veterinary professionals passionate about the care of cats

Organizational Partners

Organizational Partners

From time to time the AAFP partners with other associations and organizations to further their shared mission and goals.



AAHA: The American Animal Hospital Association enhances the abilities of veterinarians to provide quality medical care to companion animals, enables veterinarians to successfully conduct their practices and maintain their facilities with high standards of excellence and to meet the public's needs as they relate to the delivery of small animal veterinary medicine.


ABVP: The American Board of Veterinary Practitioners advances the quality of veterinary medicine through certification of veterinarians who demonstrate excellence in species-oriented clinical practice.

ACC&D ACC&D: The mission of the Alliance for Contraception in Cats and Dogs is to expedite the successful introduction of methods to non-surgically sterilize dogs and cats and to support the distribution and promotion of these products to humanely control cat and dog populations worldwide.
ASV: The mission of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians is to advance and support the practice of shelter medicine in order to improve community animal health and well-being. ASV endorses the Cat Friendly Practice® program.

AVMA: The mission of the American Veterinary Medical Association is to improve animal and human health and advance the veterinary medical profession.

CAPC CAPC: The mission of the Companion Animal Parasite Council is to foster animal and human health, while preserving the human-animal bond, through recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of parasitic infections.
CATalyst Council: The CATalyst Council is a national organization which includes a wide variety of animal health and welfare organizations as well as corporate members of the animal health industry that are working together to improve the health and welfare of America's favorite pet. CATalyst Concil endorses the Cat Friendly Practice® program.
Cat Healthy: Cat Healthy is an initiative designed to help cats get improved preventive healthcare. Cat Healthy provides Canadian veterinary professionals, cat shelters, pet stores, breeders and cat owners with health recommendations, tips, tools and tactics to help cats lead longer and happier lives. Cat Healthy endorses the Cat Friendly Practice® program.
ISFM ISFM: The International Society of Feline Medicine is the veterinary division of International Cat Care and provides resources for veterinarians as well as developed and leads the Cat Friendly Clinic program outside of the Americas.
IVAPM: The International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management is a multi-disciplinary organization dedicated to promoting, enhancing, and advancing pain management in animals.
NAVTA: The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) was formed with the goal of allowing veterinary technicians to give input on national issues involving the veterinary profession.
PHP PHP: The mission of Partners for Healthy Pets is to ensure that pets receive the preventive healthcare they deserve through regular visits to a veterinarian. The AAFP is an Association Member.
VIN VIN: The Veterinary Information Network's mission is to inspire and facilitate excellence within the worldwide veterinary community.
WINN WINN: The WINN Feline Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 1968 that supports studies to improve cat health. Projects funded by Winn provide information that is used every day to treat cat diseases. Symposium information here. WINN endorses the Cat Friendly Practice® program.