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Veterinary Boards List, University of Illinois: Books


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

Required Textbooks

"All Written examination questions are supported by a reference within the past seven years or from a textbook or journal article on this list of 'Required' references."

Anatomy, Histology, Embryology






Clinical Ophthalmology

Recommended Textbooks

Textbooks for Image Recognition Exam Portion

"The following texts may be useful in preparing for the Image Recognition portion of the examination. No questions will be derived from these texts for the Written portion of the examination."

Recommended, Non-Required Reading

"The following texts are considered essential reading for veterinary ophthalmologists and ophthalmology residents. However, specific exam questions will not originate from these books, most of which are out of print, but still available in many veterinary school libraries."