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 $10 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.
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 the Cat Care Conference, featuring a day of presentations by cat care experts.
Our upcoming conference is on Saturday, February 21st, 2015 at the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital. The day's scheduled lectures include the following:
- Preventing Feline Vaccination Routes: Dr. Rebecca Ruch-Gallie
- Basic Feline Dental Care: Dr. Will Basuki
- Common Feline Toxins: Dr. Ayla Preston
- Feline Clicker Training: Matt Levien
The conference is free and open to members of the public. Both breakfast and lunch are provided.
Please contact us if you would like to be added to our conference mailing list. This year, we will again be selling shirts! If you would like to pre-order one please do so when registering. The shirts at pre order will be $15 collected at check in the day of the conference. If you decide to purchase a shirt at the event the cost will be $20. Pre-ordering will guarantee we have your size! To register for our Cat Care Conference click to register here!
We hope to see you at our next conference!