Veterinary Medicine

Tools to help locate and use information in the veterinary sciences.
Textbooks are available:
  • Online as ebooks (indicated under Call Number when available), and/or
  • In print in the library:
    • For 2-hour loan from the Reserve section behind the circulation desk;
    • For use in the library from the Textbooks section.
The newest edition of each book is linked below.

Spring 2022 Recommended and Required Textbooks

In addition, any of the recommended atlases may be helpful for visual learners:


VM 6650.01 - Comparative Biology of Disease 1 (Knoblaugh)


VM 6550.02 - Comparative Biology of Disease 2 (Rikihisa)


VM 6561 - Principles of Veterinary Pharmacology (Lakritz/Cormet-Boyaka)


VM 6570.01 - Intro to Clinical Veterinary Medicine (Motta)


VM 6607 - Musculoskeletal System (Niehaus)


VM 6600 - Cardiovascular System (Schober)


VM 6601 - Respiratory System (Davis)


VM 6606 - Integumentary System (Cole)


VM 6565 - Introduction to Animal Welfare (Flint)


VM 6610.01 - Clinical Veterinary Parasitology (Marsh)

Clinical Microbio & Pharm of Antimicrobial Agents  |  Emerging Diseases  |  SA Operative Practice  |  Vet Diagnostic Imaging  |  Applied Clinical Vet Parasitology


VM 7564 - Clinical Microbiology & Pharm of Antimicrobial Agents (Diaz-Campos)


VM 6635 - Emerging Diseases (Arruda)


VM 7615.01 - Small Animal Operative Practice (McLoughlin)


VM 7526 - Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (Hostnik)


VM 6610.02 - Applied Clinical Vet Parasitology (Marsh)


VCS 7718 - Clin Problem Solving & Treatment: SAM I (Parker)

Either of these two texts:


VCS 7732 - Equine Lameness & Gait Abnormalities (Durgam)


VCS 7747 - Small Ruminant Medicine & Surgery (Niehaus)


VCS 7754 - Vet Clinical Oncology (Burge)


VCS 7762 - Clinical Veterinary Ophthalmology (Miller)

The following list of ophtho texts recommended for reference only:


VCS 7775 - Anesthesia Case Management (Aarnes/Lerche)


VPM 7717 - Introduction to Shelter Medicine (O'Quin)


VPM 7720 - Introduction to Lab Animal Medicine (Freed)


VPM 7612 - Nutrition of Food Animals and Equine (Eastridge)


VPM 8613 - Prevent Metabolic Dis/Dairy Cattle Record Anlys (Eastridge)

Fall 2021 Recommended and Required Textbooks

VPM I: Intro to Epidemiology  |  Gross Anatomy I  | Intro. Diagnostic Radiology |  Comp. Structure & Function of Tissues  |  Structure & Function of Cells  |  Clinical Pathology | Intro. Animal Behavior 


VM 6510 - Vet Prev Med I: Intro to Epidemiology & Population Systems (Gonclaves Arruda)


VM 6520 - Gross Anatomy I (Inpanbutr)


VM 6525 - Introduction to Diagnostic Radiology (Green)


VM 6530 - Comparative Structure & Function of Tissues (Premanandan)


VM 6540 - Structure & Function of Cells (Reddish)


VM 6618 - Clinical Pathology (Wellman)

VM 6641 - Intro to Animal Behavior (Lilly)

Urinary System  |  Nervous System  | Endocrine System  |  Reproductive System  |  VPM II: Zoonotic Diseases 


VM 6602 - Urinary System (Byron)


VM 6603 - Nervous System (Masty)

Note: All NEURO recommended books are on reserve in the library. Crossman and Thomson texts have ample pictures.  Any of the clinical texts provide a reading background.


VM 6604 - Endocrine System (Toribio)


VM 6605 - Reproductive System (Runcan)


VM 6646 - Vet Prev Med II: Zoonotic Diseases (Berrian)


VM 6610.02 - Applied Clinical Veterinary Parasitology (Marsh)


VM 6612 - Intro to Comparative Veterinary Ophthalmology (Metzler)


VM 7562 - Intro to Anesthesia (Aarnes)


VM 7563 - Intro to Surgery (Wanstrath)


VM 7613 - Vet Emergency and Critical Care Medicine (Cooper)


VM 7615.01 - Small Animal Operative Practice (McLoughlin)


VBS 7801 - Advanced Feline Veterinary Anatomy (Masty)


VBS 7712 - Applied Veterinary Clinical Pathology (Hokamp)


VCS 7746 - Cattle Diseases (Niehaus)


VCS 7720 - Nutrition (Parker)

VPM 7771 - Zoo & Wildlife Medicine II (Flint)

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