I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior. - Hippolyte Taine
The CSU AAFP sponsors quality seminars, wet labs, and field trips on many feline topics. We also host an annual Cat Care Conference, a day of continuing education focused only on cats.
If you are interested in feline medicine, please consider being a part of our club. Dues are just $20 for the year and includes access to all of our sponsored events--which feature great food!
To provide veterinary students at Colorado State University contact with and knowledge about the AAFP corporation, its members, and continuing education opportunities.
To provide high-quality lectures, wet labs, field trips, and other extra-curricular educational opportunities, in order to promote and encourage interest in all aspects of feline veterinary medicine.
To promote the objectives of the American Association of Feline Practitioners.
Our 2018-2019 Officers
Open House Rep
Open House Rep
4th Year Rep
3rd Year Rep
2nd Year Rep
1st Year Rep
Dr. Michael Lappin
Each month during the school year, the we sponsor a meeting, wet lab, or field trip focused on feline medicine. Past events have included seminars on nutrition, vaccination, shelter medicine, and more. Wetlabs have covered topics from handling fractious cats to emergency procedures. Field trips to local practices and shelters are also popular events.
Club meetings are open to all interested parties, but food is served only to dues paying members. Wetlabs and field trips are limited to dues-paying members.
Please visit our facebook page for more information on upcoming meetings.
Cat Care Conference
Each spring, our club puts on a Conference featuring presentations by cat care experts.
Our upcoming conference is on Saturday, March 9th, 2019 at CSU's Veterinary Campus (off of Drake Rd. in Fort Collins). Registration begins at 7:30am, "Welcome" at 8:00am, and first lecture begins at 8:15am and following lectures will continue until 2:00pm.
The day's scheduled lectures include the following:
- Dr. Gregg Griffenhagen (Feline Anesthesia)
- Dr. Camille Torres-Henderson (Feline Nutrition)
- Dr. Monika Connally (Feline Behavior)
- Dr. Michael Lappin will present a "13 Step Plan to Help Your Cat with Chronic Kidney Disease Live Forever (Almost)!"
The conference is free and open to members of the public, but T-shirts that show off your support of the CSU AAFP are available when you register. You can save $5 by preordering a shirt by Sunday, Febuary 17th. Shirts will be available the day of the conference for $20 each, but unless you preorder we can not guarantee size availability. Click here by Friday, March 1st at 5:00 PM to register. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
We hope to see you at our next conference!