Posts tagged "Winn Feline Foundation Symposium"

Heart Disease in Cats, and Feline Infectious Peritonitis Vaccine

Heart Disease in Cats, and Feline Infectious Peritonitis Vaccine
NEW ORLEANS, LA — Feline heart disease (HCM) and a fatal illness called feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) are two of the most devastating diseases in cats. Either diagnosis can spiral a cat owner into a serious funk, as the outcome may not be good. Both were featured topics at the 36th Annual Winn Feline Foundation... Read more »

Cat Health Studies Revealed: Winn Feline Foundation Symposium

Cat Health Studies Revealed: Winn Feline Foundation Symposium
The Winn Feline Foundation has been providing continuing education on cutting edge feline health issues to veterinarians, veterinary technicians, cat fanciers and cat lovers for 36 years in their annual symposium. This year’s is June 26 in New Orleans, from 4 to 6 p.m.and there are still a pawful of spaces remaining if you want... Read more »

Winn Feline Foundation Symposium & Board Meeting

Our Betty White, Dr. Vicki Thayer, president Winn Feline Foundation calls the meeting to order, at her left Fred Jacobberger  and new Treasurer Vickie Fisher
Winn Feline Foundation is the only organization on the planet that solely supports cat health studies. Money raised since 1968 have helped investigators to learn about infectious diseases, diabetes, heart disease, some types of cancers and much more in cats – even what essential amino acids domestic cats require in their diets. These images are... Read more »
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Winn Feline Foundation Symposium Focuses on Cat Health, New Frontiers, Old Diseases

Winn Feline Foundation Symposium Focuses on Cat Health, New Frontiers, Old Diseases
The Winn Feline Symposium offers the latest cutting edge information on cat health to cat breeders, veterinary professionals and the general cat loving public. No strings attached (to chase after). ┬áThis years 35th Annual Winn Feline Foundation Symposium is “New Frontiers for Old Disease,” June 27 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Vancouver, WA Hilton.... Read more »

How Cats Become Infected with FIP, Dr. Diane Addie

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Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) remains what’s considered a fatal disease in cats, mostly kittens. This new video from Dr. Diane Addie describes how FIP occurs. For new news and new hope for cats with FIP, click here to hear Dr. Al Legendre and Dr. Niels Pederson at the 2011 Winn Feline Foundation Symposium.

Listen to Winn Feline Foundation Symposium on FIP

Listen to Winn Feline Foundation Symposium on FIP
Listen HERE to Winn Feline Foundation Symposium on FIP On June 23, the The Winn Feline Foundation brought to legends in veterinary medicine together for the 33ed Annual Winn Feline Foundation Symposium, held in Reston, VA. Now, you can LISTEN IN to both Dr. Al Legendre, of the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine,... Read more »
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What Do Our Pets Think Of Us?

What Do Our Pets Think Of Us?
So, what do our pets really think about us? Do they love us? Are they even capable of love? Or are we just a food source, and a place to find safe shelter? I’m honored to be a contributing editor at USA Weekend, and I’m grateful that USA Weekend decided on this piece as a... Read more »

Winn Feline Symposium Reveals Promise to Treat FIP

RESTON, VA. — Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) has been a diagnosis without hope. Until now. A new medication shows promise, and a cutting-edge genetic breakthrough may be near. Once clinical signs occurred, FIP had been considered fatal. This is heartbreaking because most instances of FIP occur in kittens — and as many as one to... Read more »

FIP Awareness Day

Why not? I am proclaiming June 23 FIP Awareness Day! FIP (feline infectious peritonitis) has up until now be an absolutely hopeless diagnosis – usually happening to kittens (which makes it even more heartbreaking). On June 23, the Winn Feline Foundation 33rd Annual Feline Symposium features Dr. Al Legendre, professor of Internal Medicine & Oncology,... Read more »
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WINNing the FIP Fight: Winn Feline Foundation Symposium: One Last Chance for a Seat

Dr. Al Legendre University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine talks about feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) in cats. This is a sort of preview to the Winn Feline Foundation Symposium: WINNing the FIP Fight, which is coming up soon, June 23, Reston, VA. There may be a few available seats if you act soon. Really... Read more »