American Association of Feline Practitioners

Veterinary professionals passionate about the care of cats

Technician, Nurse, or Practice Manager Benefits

Technician, Nurse, or Practice Manager Benefits

The AAFP recognizes that the entire veterinary staff, including veterinary technicians and other key hospital staff, play an essential role in the success of the practice. In an effort to maintain the continuity of feline care delivered by all hospital staff, the AAFP believes it is important for the entire veterinary team to receive feline-focused continuing education, the latest information on scientific investigations, access to scientific resources, and an extensive network of veterinary professionals.

View the full description of technician/practice manager membership benefits. *Please note that this membership type does not include the print Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (JFMS) and subscriber members shall not be entitled to vote or hold office. The Cat Friendly Practice® program requires an AAFP veterinarian member to complete the application.

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Member Benefit Highlights:

Practice Guidelines and Position Statements 

The AAFP provides advanced member-only previews of all Practice Guidelines and Position Statements released by the AAFP. These resources serve as the foundation for practice excellence and the AAFP's high standards of feline care. Members of the AAFP also have access to a number of client education publications which serve as a supplement to the Practice Guidelines. Members are able to download and print client education publications. View Practice Guidelines and Position Statements. 

Feline-Focused CE Conferences

The AAFP's Annual Conference joins together veterinary practitioners and technicians to educate on the advancements in feline medicine in assorted tracks that are designed to meet the needs of all attendees in various stages of their professional development. AAFP Members receive a significant and exclusive discount to all AAFP-hosted continuing education and receive a discount to meetings hosted by the International Society of Feline Medicine. View conference information. 

Feline-Specific CE Webinars

The AAFP provides its members with free access to a Webinar Portal which provides complimentary feline-specific continuing education. The Webinar Portal is accessed through the Member Center. View a full list of webinars

Upgraded Inner Circle Member with Vetcove

Vetcove is a web platform where you can research products, compare pricing, check stock across current vendors, and buy in one place. AAFP Members receive complimentary access to premium features and customer support. Learn more about Vetcove.

Member Center

The AAFP's Online Member Center is a member-only area of the website designed to feature streamlined processes and easy-to-access information. From the Member Center, members will have the ability to view their JFMS online, access the CFP program, view on-demand webinars, manage free classified ad postings, view past conference proceedings, access VIN rounds and update their individual profile information, all with a single-sign-on. 


To keep members informed of the latest news, events, and developments in the AAFP, as well as of the latest feline-focused scientific information, the AAFP provides all members with access to publications such as the Feline Weekly Newsbrief and the bi-monthly E-Newsletter, The Scratching Post. These publications are delivered directly to members' inboxes.