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.


Virginia Veterinary Conference (VVC)

(February 16-18, 2023) - Roanoke, VA 

  • Cat Friendly Interactions and Handling: Creating Better Feline Visits
  • The Cat Friendly Veterinary Environment: It’s Easier Than You Think
  • Update on Pain in the Cat: Decoding a Feline Enigma

Speaker: Kelly St. Denis, DVM, MSc, DABVP (Feline) 

Fetch dvm360 Conference - Charlotte

(March 24 - 26, 2023) - Charlotte, NC

  • How Chronic Feline Disease Affects Pain Perception & Management
  • Diabetes and The Obesity in Cats: Challenges to Effective Management
  • Update on FIP: No Longer a Death Sentence
  • Update on Feline Hyperthyroidism

Speaker: Elizabeth Colleran, DVM, MS, DABVP (Feline)

Cat in Rio

(August 15-18, 2023) - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Feline Friendly Handling: From the Cat's Point of View
  • Feline Friendly Handling: Putting Purrspective into Practice
  • Improving Client Compliance and Feline Friendly Handling in the Home
  • Managing Diabetes: To Curve or Not to Curve...Or When - Part 1
  • Managing Diabetes: To Curve or Not to Curve...Or When - Part 2
  • Blood Pressure: A Critical Factor

Speaker: Margie Scherk, DVM, DABVP (Feline)

  • Cognitive Dysfunction in the Senior Cat: Why Did I Come Into This Room?
  • Vaccine Dilemmas in Feline Medicine
  • In Sickness and in Health: Maintaining Appetite in Cats
  • Cat Friendly Interactions & Handling: Creating Better Feline Visits

Speaker: Kelly St. Denis, DVM, DABVP (Feline)

CVE Feline Medicine Distance Education

(February 1, 2022 - November 30, 2023)

This intensive online course is designed to reinforce, deepen and broaden your knowledge of feline medicine in a practical, interactive, and enjoyable way. In addition, it will provide you with valuable information to make your practice more feline-friendly. Cement your knowledge with the case-focused workshop. This course is now delivered over 2 years to enable busy veterinarians to manage the comprehensive content. RACE approved for 324 CE Credits.


  • Jessica Quimby, BA (Anthropology & Zoology), DVM, DACVIM, PhD
  • Ashlie Saffire, DVM, DABVP (Feline)