"The following references and books are suggested reading for preparation for the 2014 Examination. Other textbooks and current references may be pertinent. Knowledge of basic and applied anatomy is assumed."
"Many journals contain articles pertaining to surgery (both human and veterinary) and should be perused for current literature. A partial list of journals includes:"
"The majority of questions come from literature published in the last 5 years. For example, if you are taking the 2015 examination, questions will primarily come from literature published in the range of 01/01/10-12/31/14. Questions may also come from older articles considered significant and essential to the knowledge of the veterinary surgeon."