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Veterinary Technology Resources: Educational Resources

Educational Resources


LAGCC Veterinary Technology Textbooks 2023-2024
Note: Ask for these books by title at Library's Circulation Desk.
Course Book Title Edition ISBN Author Year
SCV 101 Learning Veterinary Terminology or 2nd 9780323013291 McBride 2002
  Veterinary Medical Terminology Guide and Workbook 2nd 9781119465706 Taibo 2019
SCV 151 Shelter Medicine for Veterinarians and Staff 2nd 9780813819938 Miller and Zawistowski 2013
SCV 210/211 Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians and 6th 9780323760119 Thomas and Lerche 2024
  McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses 10th 9780323722001 Bassert, et al.. 2021
SCV 211 Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses 2nd 9781119451839 Perrone 2021
SCV 212 Lavin's Radiography for Veterinary Technicians 7th 9780323763707 Brown and Brown 2022
SCV 213 Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians 7th 9780323595384 Sirois 2020
SCV 214 Large Animal Clinical Procedures for Veterinary Technicians 4th 9780323569040 Holtgrew-Bohling 2020
SCV 220 Laboratory Animal and Exotic Pet Medicine: Principles and Procedures 3rd 9780323778169 Sirois and Calantropio-Covington 2022
SCV 247 No text N/A N/A N/A N/A
SCV 262 Bill's Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Veterinary Technicians 5th 9780323880404 Anderson  2024


Note: Unless otherwise noted, print periodicals are shelved on the mezzanine level of the Library.


Title    Print Holdings     Online Holdings  
Dog World: The Complete All-breed Magazine       v.88 (2003) - v.97 (2012)     v.83 (1998) - v.97 (2012)  

Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association          (JAVMA)

    v. 162 (1973) - 168 (1976); v. 216            (2000) - current

    v.196 (1990) - current

Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy. Small animal                      practice

    2000  Shelved in Reference                              section at SF745.C8

Lab animal     v.10 (Sept.1981) - v.37 (June                    2008)     v.32 (2003) - v.50 (2021)
The NAVTA journal     Winter 2002 - Fall 2008  
Veterinary forum         Gift subscription from Vet. Tech.  

Veterinary medical school admission requirements 

    2019  Shelved in Reference                      section at SF756.35.V47 2019     2020
Veterinary practice news     v.25 (2013) - current  
Veterinary technician      v.6 (1985) - v.30 (2009)  

LaGuardia Community College. Veterinary Technology Program Handbook, 2024-2025.


Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC)
This site contains helpful information regarding common parasites observed in patients of veterinary medicine.

Today's Veterinary Nurse

An "official journal of the North American Veterinary Community (NAVC), Today’s Veterinary Nurse ... [contains] practical peer-reviewed, state-of-the-art companion animal nursing and technical educational" resources.

United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Veterinary Medicine.
Contains newsletters, lists of abbreviations, medications approved for veterinary use, and other links useful for Veterinary Technology studies and life sciences and environmental studies.

Veterinary Education in Video   
Videos covering issues and procedures that occur in a veterinary practice.

VetGirl is a highly educational site founded by two veterinary emergency and critical care specialists. They provide continuing education opportunities, helpful tips, and videos for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.

VIN (Veterinary Information Network)
Provides client educational resources for many companion animal and livestock diseases. Includes a student site at


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Clinical Epidemiology & Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary. Washington State University, School of Veterinary Medicine.
Online dictionary/glossary to veterinary medical terminology.

Veterinary Partner       CF: VIN above
This site is part of the Veterinary Information Network (VIN) and provides client educational resources for many companion animal and livestock diseases.

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