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Nutritional Assessment Guidelines Spanish Color (PDF)

The American Animal Hospital Association recommends these nutritional assessment guidelines because good nutrition enhances pets' quality and quantity of life, and is integral to optimal animal care. Incorporating nutritional assessment into regular animal care is critical for maintaining pets' health, as well as their response to disease and injury. These guidelines have been translated into Spanish thanks to a generous educational grant from Hill's Pet Nutrition.

2019 AAHA Dental Care Guidelines

The 2019 AAHA Dental Care Guidelines for Dogs and Cats have been developed to improve the quality of life for pets by helping veterinary practitioners navigate the complex and changing world of veterinary dentistry.

September 01, 2020

American Animal Hospital Association and American Association of Feline Practitioners Release New Feline Vaccination Guidelines

The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) convened a panel of experts to update the 2013 AAFP Feline Vaccination Advisory Panel Report. The release of the 2020 AAHA/AAFP Feline Vaccination Guidelines provides updated recommendations and the most current information for feline vaccinations.

Staff and Client Education

A veterinarian should assess every patient regardless of appointment type (wellness, acute care or follow-up visit) for current vaccination status based on age and lifestyle. Informed by this assessment, an individualized patient vaccination plan should be developed or modified and then discussed and agreed upon in collaboration with the cat owner.

AAHA Nutritional Assessment Guidelines for Dogs and Cats

The American Animal Hospital Association recommends these nutritional assessment guidelines because good nutrition enhances pets' quality and quantity of life, and is integral to optimal animal care. Incorporating nutritional assessment into regular animal care is critical for maintaining pets' health, as well as their response to disease and injury. It requires little to no additional time or cost.

Nutritional Assessment Guidelines (PDF)

The American Animal Hospital Association recommends these nutritional assessment guidelines because good nutrition enhances pets’ quality and quantity of life, and is integral to optimal animal care. Incorporating nutritional assessment into regular animal care is critical for maintaining pets’ health, as well as their response to disease and injury. It requires little to no additional time or cost.

February 16, 2015

Animal anti-vaccination movement gains attention

On Feb. 4, New York Magazine posted a story on the rise in the anti-vaccination movement in light of the measles outbreak. Popular Science, in its Feb. 4 post, picked up on this story. Veterinary associations responded, including AAHA's chief executive officer, Michael Cavanaugh, DVM, DABVP.

2014 AAFP/AAHA Guidelines for Judicious Therapeutic Use of Antimicrobials

The Basic Guidelines to Judicious Therapeutic Use of Antimicrobials in companion animals are designed to provide information to aid practicing veterinarians in choosing appropriate antimicrobial therapy to best serve their patients and to help minimize the development of antimicrobial resistance. Presented below are the Principles of Judicious Therapeutic Use of Antimicrobials adopted as a framework document for the recommended guidelines developed for companion animals.

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