Free Web Conference

Creating Individualized Feline Vaccine Protocols: Key Points from the 2020 AAHA/AAFP Feline Vaccination Guidelines

The decision to vaccinate is a balancing act between the potential risks of adverse events and an individual cat’s unique infectious-disease exposure risks. Join members of the 2020 AAHA/AAFP Feline Vaccination Guidelines task force to get the latest recommendations and best practices for assessing those risks.


By the end of this session, learners will be able to:

  • Describe the vaccination factors that increase or decrease infectious-disease exposure risk
  • Understand recommended vaccination schedules for pet and shelter cats
  • Explain the rationale for the 6-month-old booster and 3-year-administration of the FPV-FHV1-FCV vaccines in adult cats
  • Execute decision making for vaccination (or not) against FeLV in adult cats with emphasis on frequency and type of vaccination, depending on infection risk factors
  • Summarize the current literature on the incidence and causality of feline injection-site sarcomas (FISS)

This session has been RACE-approved for one (1.0) credit hour for veterinarians and veterinary technicians via noninteractive-distance delivery.

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This course is available to AAHA Members through AAHA Learning.