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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 Veterinary Nutrition (ACVN) Reading List

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


"Most recent editions"





Animal nutrition-related articles in (not all inclusive):

The links below take you to the resources at the publishers' websites, which might prompt you for payment.  Your library might be able to provide these resources at comparatively lower or no cost to you. Tools like Unpaywall may also allow you to freely and legally access some of the articles you’re interested in.  Open access journals in which all articles are freely available are marked with .

This guide contains the list of books and journals recommended as study materials for the American College of Veterinary Nutrition (ACVN) examination.

Source:  ACVN Suggested Study Guide.

This resource updated: 02/24/2021

Textbooks updated to most recent edition: 02/24/2021

Source reading list reviewed: 02/24/2021

Source reading list updated by specialty board: 2021

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