Five Feline Fast Facts

  • There are 10 million more cats owned in America than dogs.
  • Cats are less than half as likely to be seen by a veterinarian and receive healthcare.
  • There are "cat-friendly" practices that focus on making trips to the veterinarian less stressful for your cat.
  • Cats CAN be trained.
  • Maine, Vermont, Oregon, Idaho and Washington have the highest percentage of cat-owning households.

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8 cat diseases you can prevent with vaccination and deworming
The CATalyst Council

Lifetime of Love

From the moment you realize your pet is "the one," to the last tearful goodbye, your veterinarian helps you provide your pet with a lifetime of love. To celebrate the 35th anniversary of National Pet Week®, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) spotlights seven specific needs every pet owner must consider to ensure that their pet lives the longest, healthiest life possible. more > > >

Veterinary Toolkit

Veterinarians: Celebrate National Pet Week® in your clinic and on your social media feeds. The AVMA's free toolkit includes images, logos, event planning ideas, and much more.

Poster & Writing Contests

The Auxiliary holds an annual poster and writing contest around a selected theme for the year. more > > >

Survey says!

Discover top ten dog and cat owning states more > > >

Five Ways to "Vet" Your Veterinarian

You know how it is. You have a million questions about your pet before you get to the veterinary clinic but when asked, your mind is blank. more > > >

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