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FALL 2017 – Class of 2019

Please Note: DVM lecture notes will be available at printing services by the first week of August, September, October and November. Orders can be made by e-mailing: ccs_packets@mail.colostate.edu or by calling 970-491-5553.

VM795 – Capstone Exam II – None

VM 728 – Principles of Imaging Interpretation II


1. Textbook of Veterinary Radiology. Thrall, D. 6th edition. Elsevier. 2012. ISBN: 9781455703647.

VM749 – Clinical Sciences III


New ‘Slatter’ aka Tobias Vet Surgery (most detailed and accurate book – for those that want to buy one book this is the one to buy)

  • Fossum – (less detailed but sufficient for the classes)
  • Zink/VanDyke – rehab/sports medicine book (basic overview – good for those that have an interest in rehab)
  • Brinker/Piermattei (for those that want to do orthopedic surgeries or want to do a residency – has some info/drawings that the other books don’t have but it is NOT a good book if one only wants to buy one book)
  • Evans/millers Anatomy

VM753 – Clinical Sciences IV



  1. Small Animal Dermatology: A Color Atlas and Therapeutic Guide. Hnilica, KA, 3rd edition. Elsevier. 2011. ISBN: 9781416056638.

  2. Equine Dermatology. Scott, DW, 2nd edition. Elsevier. 2010. ISBN: 9781437709209


1. Small Animal Clinical Oncology. Withrow SJ, Vail D, Page R. 5th edition. Elsevier. 2012. ISBN: 9781437701548

Critical Care

  1. Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Disorders in Small Animal Practice. Dibartola, S.P., 4th

edition. Elsevier 2011. ISBN: 9781437706543

  1. Small Animal Critical Care Medicine, DC Silverstein and K Hopper, Elsevier, 2009

  2. Fluid Therapy: Options and Rational Administration. Mensak S. Vet Clin North Am Sm Anim Pract 38; 575-586, 2008.

Large Animal

    1. Large Animal Internal Medicine. Smith, B.P., 5th edition. Elsevier 2014. ISBN: 0323088392

    2. Equine Internal Medicine, Reed, SM, Bayly WM, Sellon DC, 3rd edition, Saunders 2009, ISBN: 9781416056706


1. Slatter’s Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology. Maggs DJ, Miller PE, Ofri R. 4th edition. Elsevier. 2012. ISBN 978-1437723670.

2. Equine Ophthalmology. Gilger B., 3rd edition. Elsevier. 2016. ISBN: 978111904774

Small Animal

  1. Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat. Greene CE. 4th edition. Elsevier 2012. ISBN-13: 978-1416061304

VM786A – Junior Practicum

  • Refer to specific Clinical Rotation for required material or equipment.

  • The following equipment is required for the Junior Practicum LAPE, FAD/FAX, FAO and FAM labs (all available at VetText):

    • Rubber Overboots (i.e. boots that fit OVER shoes)

    • Coveralls

    • Stethoscope

    • Penlight


VM721 – Non-Mammalian Vertebrate Medicine – None

VM 732 – Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation


VM796J - Swine Medicine – None

VM796R – Food Animal Clinical Problems



1. Food Animal Surgery John L. Noordsy and N. Kent Ames. 4th edition, 2006. Digital

PDF of this text is available on Canvas.

2. Noordsy’s Food Animal Surgery. Ames K.N. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014. ISBN9781118352601

3. Farm Animal Surgery. Fubini, S. 2nd edition, Elsevier. 2016. ISBN: 9780323316651

4. Blackwell’s Five Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant. Haskell, Scott, 1st edition.

Wiley Blackwell. 2009. ISBN: 9780781753258

5. Current Veterinary Therapy: Food Animal Practice. Anderson, David, 5th edition.

Elsevier. 2008. ISBN: 9781416035916

6. Large Animal Internal Medicine. Smith, B.P., 5th edition. Elsevier. 2008. ISBN: 9780323088398

VS 681A2 – Performance Dog Medicine