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Finding Web Resources: Veterinary Medicine
There are many Web resources relating to Veterinary Medicine. To locate authoritative sites look for those created by professional organizations, academic institutions, research agencies, or government departments.
Contains the following veterinary resources on CABI: the veterinary subset of the CAB Abstracts database; 100 full text CAB Reviews; 700 datasheets on diseases and pathogens of pigs, poultry and ruminants; the Animal Health & Production Compendium and News Articles.
WikiVet (Veterinary Education Online)
"...a collaborative initiative between the UK Vetschools to provide a comprehensive on-line veterinary knowledge database authenticated by expert reviewers." Free registration is required and is restricted to individuals associated with veterinary schools, including those in North America.
Gateways and Directories:
A UK gateway to Internet resources in animal health for students, researchers, academics and practitioners.
Virtual Veterinary Center - Martindale's Health Science Guide
Contains links to numerous web sites, including veterinary schools, courses, textbooks, databases, images, protocols, clinical cases, as well as related areas such as microbiology, parasitology, entomology, and pathology.
This general subject gateway contains scholarly resources for students and faculty at the university level. Select Biological, Agricultural & Medical Sciences > Browse Subject > Veterinary Medicine
American Veterinary Medical Association
Resources include AVMA policies, reports, backgrounders, guidelines, career information, public health, and consumer information for pet owners. Some resources are restricted to AVMA members.
Animal Welfare Information Cente
Produced by the National Agricultural Library, U.S. Department of Agriculture, this site provides information for “improved animal care and use in research, teaching, and testing”. Sections include Alternatives, Lab, Farm, Zoo, Companion Animals, AWIC Bulletin, Databases, Government and Legal Resources.
Canadian Animal Health Institute
Sections of this site include food animal facts, companion animal facts, and links, including many Canadian sites, for topics such as, animal welfare, antibiotic resistance, aquaculture, dairy and beef.
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
The publications section includes position statements on current issues as well as a series on animal welfare. Some resources are restricted to CVMA members and students.
Compendium of Veterinary Products (Canadian Edition)
Online access (UPEI only) corresponding to the print edition. Search by manufacturer or product name.
Consultant: A Diagnostic Support System for Veterinary Medicine
“... used to suggest possible causes for clinical signs and symptoms and to provide a brief synopsis of the cause...” . Can be searched by diagnosis or sign. Provides citations to articles. Developed by the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.
Gateway to Farm Animal Welfare
This site from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations provides a single access point for information on the welfare of farm animals.
Provided by the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University for educational and non-commercial use by animal health care students and professionals. Provides a public image search of the database by subject, discipline, organ, disease and animal type.
International Veterinary Information Service (IVIS)
This non-profit organization’s goal is to provide free access to quality, original, current veterinary information. Contents include fulltext IVIS books, proceedings, continuing education resources, and external links. Free registration is required.
Internet for Veterinary Medicine
“A free ‘teach yourself’ tutorial on Internet information skills for vets”.
MEDLINEplus: Pets and Pet Health
Resources for the layperson from the consumer health database provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
Merck Veterinary Manual (9th ed., 2005) Note: Superceded by the 10th print edition.
Provides clinical information on diseases in common domestic species arranged by body system. Contains sections on special topics such as emergency medicine, pharmacology and zoonoses.
Office International des Epizooties (OIE)
World Organization for Animal Health. Contains information on world animal health status, diseases, standards, guidelines and recommendations. Includes full-text publications and the OIE Documents Database.
Online Veterinary Anatomy Museum
"The best online veterinary anatomy exhibits within one collection."
US FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine
“... regulates the manufacture and distribution of food additives and drugs that will be given to animals”.
USDA APHIS Veterinary Services
Contains information from the Center for Animal Health Monitoring, National Animal Health Programs, Biologics, Trade Support, Disease Eradication, VS Laboratories, Emergency Programs, Monitoring & Surveillance, Import/Export.
Veterinary Abbreviations and Acronyms
Commonly used abbreviations and acronyms for veterinarians, students, and researchers, compiled by the University of Illinois at Urbana -Champaign Veterinary Medicine Library.
Veterinary Internship and Residency Matching Program
This site from the American Association of Veterinary Clinicians provides internship and residency information and replaces the former print Match Directory.
Veterinary Medicine/Animal Welfare (DocuTicker)
"DocuTicker is a daily update of new reports from government agencies, NGOs, think tanks, and other public interest groups."
World Veterinary Association
Contains an active news section, as well as, an events calendar providing details on conferences and meetings from various veterinary organizations and countries.
Compiled by: Dawn Hooper, B.Sc., M.L.S.
Health Sciences Librarian
Phone: (902) 566-0453
Date Revised: 15-February-2011