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College Resources

The following resources are available only to the College of Veterinary Medicine community.

Atlas of Veterinary Neuropathology

This database of color images supplements the text Veterinary Neuropathology, authored by B.A. Summers, A. de Lahunta and the late J.F. Cummings. This site provides users with a large number of images beyond those that appear in the book, and serves two purposes. One is to offer many more images showing diagnostic pathologic features of the specific disease entities covered in the book, while the other is to create a general training resource in Veterinary & Comparative Neuropathology.

Course Notes

Course notes topics are: Large, small and exotic animals, theriogenology, anesthesiology critical care, radiology, dermatology, neurology, clinical pathology, ophthalmology, zoonotic diseases, parisitology, poisonous plants, aquatic animal health and external links.

Feline Health Care Videos

These videos provide step-by-step instructions for giving your cat a pill or capsule, giving your cat liquid medications, trimming your cat’s claws, taking your cat’s temperature, and brushing your cat’s teeth as well as a description of feline diabetes and how to treat it.

Media Library

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The Media Library is a database of images, audio files, and video files related to veterinary medicine. The buttons to the left allow the user to search the database using different applications. Each application displays the data in a unique format optimizing the goals of that application.


This website provides a collection of reporting guidelines for research studies that involve animals. The”Try Our Tools for All Checklists” feature includes a RIGOR tool for animal reporting guidelines: ARRIVE, CONSORT, PRISMA, REFLECT and STROBE-Vet. After highlighting the specific text for each item, users can export a customized PDF checklist.

Musculoskeletal System

This module provides a thorough resource for the key musculoskeletal and nervous system structures essential for weight bearing and locomotion, allowing the student to learn fundamental anatomical details of bones, joints, muscles and innervation to muscle groups of the thoracic and pelvic limbs. This information has been put into a conceptual framework in which students assess weight bearing and gait in the dog. Patient evaluation is demonstrated through palpation, gait assessment and neurologic exam.

Necropsy Show & Tell

by Dr. John M. King

Necropsy Show and Tell is a collection of images of necropsy specimens collected by Dr. John M. King over the past 30 years. You can select specimens by animal ID, species, tissue, morphologic DX, Etiologic DX, lesion or diagnosis name, lesion description and remarks by using key words.

Rooney’s Guide to the Dissection of the Horse, Image Collection

This database of color images supplements the text Rooney’s Guide to the Dissection of the Horse, 7th edition, Orsini and Sack. This site provides users with a large number of images in addition to those that appear in the book.

Veterinary Neuroanatomy and Clinical Neurology

This database is intended to facilitate the accurate anatomic diagnosis of disorders of the nervous system in domestic animals. The video clips are a component of the third edition of Veterinary Neuroanatomy and Clinical Neurology by Alexander de Lahunta and Eric Glass and published by Elsevier in 2008. The video clips are organized by the chapters in this textbook where the case descriptions of the patients observed in the video clips can be found.

Veterinary Procedure Collection

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These videos of veterinary procedures are accompanied by written descriptions of the procedures, equipment lists, tips, and references.