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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.

ACAW Section I - Book Titles

Concepts and History of Animal Welfare

General topics of animal welfare are marked with an asterisk (*).

Ethical Issues

General topics of animal welfare are marked with an asterisk (*).

Animal Welfare Assessment Considerations

General topics of animal welfare are marked with an asterisk (*).

Task 5. The Role of the Veterinary Profession in Promoting Animal Welfare

General topics of animal welfare are marked with an asterisk (*).


Task 6. The Individual Veterinarian's Role in Promoting Animal Welfare

General topics of animal welfare are marked with an asterisk (*).

The Impact of Human, Animal, Environment Interactions on Animal Welfare

General topics of animal welfare are marked with an asterisk (*).

Regulations, Policies, and Guidelines

General topics of animal welfare are marked with an asterisk (*).

Contemporary Animal Welfare Issues

A. Overarching Topics

B. Species-Specific Topics

General topics of animal welfare are marked with an asterisk (*).

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