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WSAVA endorses new American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) Zoonoses Guidelines

Published: 11/13/2019

The Guidelines and accompanying client brochure aim to educate veterinary teams and cat owners about preventable diseases passed from animals to humans.

The AAFP recently released updated Feline Zoonoses Guidelines to help provide accurate information about feline zoonotic diseases to owners, physicians, and veterinarians to allow logical decisions to be made concerning cat ownership.  There is much misinformation about cats and disease transmission so the WSAVA One Health Committee contributed content and we are delighted to endorse them.

WSAVA One Health Committee Chair Dr Mike Lappin says: “These Guidelines are a great example of veterinarians and physicians working together in One Health to provide accurate information about safe cat ownership."