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Veterinary Specialty Boards Reading Lists

Copies of veterinary specialty board exam reading lists with links to online materials and books and journals held by local libraries.

American College of Animal Welfare (ACAW) Reading List

This is only a convenience copy of the ACAW reading list to help find copies of reading materials in local libraries.  It does not replace the official ACAW reading list. Candidates are responsible for ensuring they use the latest ACAW reading list.

American College of Animal Welfare

Welcome to the ACAW Board Exam Reading List guide!

This guide exists to connect residents using the board exam reading lists provided by ACAW to those study materials via links to online content and to books and journals available at local libraries.

If you’re studying for board exams, select the exam section from the list at the left to help find study materials. You are responsible for ensuring you use the latest specialty board-provided reading list.

Ask your librarian, mentor, or specialty board examination committee if questions arise.

American College of Animal Welfare (ACAW) - About

This guide contains the list of books and journals recommended as study materials for the American College of Animal Welfare (ACAW) examination.

Source: American College of Animal Welfare (ACAW) Resource List

This resource updated: 1/7/2023

Textbooks updated to most recent edition: 1/7/2023

Source reading list reviewed: 1/7/2023

Source reading list updated by specialty board: 11/04/2020


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