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First Board Certification Examination planned Nov 2009
  • Bradley Bays T, Lightfoot T, Mayer Joerg. Exotic Pet Behavior. 2006 Saunders.
  • Capello V, Gracis M, Lennox AM (eds). Rabbit and Rodent Dentistry Handbook. Zoological Education Network: 2005
  • Fox JG, LC Anderson, FM Loew, FW Quimby, eds. Laboratory Animal Medicine. 2nd ed.   Academic Press. ISBN: 0122639510. 2002  
  • Fox JG, ed. Biology and diseases of the ferret. 2nd ed. Williams & Wilkins 1998 
  • Harcourt-Brown F. Textbook of rabbit medicine. Butterworth-Heinemann: Oxford 2002  
  • Hrapkiewicz K, Medina L. Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine: An introduction. 3rd edition ISBN 0813829666   ISBN  9780813829661 2006 Publisher: Wiley 
  • Lewington JH. Ferret Husbandry, Medicine and Surgery. Saunders Elsevier 2nd edition. 2007 ISBN 0702028274 
  • Loeb WF, Quimby FW, eds. The clinical chemistry of laboratory animals. 2nd ed. Taylor & Francis: Philadelphia 1999  
  • Meredith A, Redrobe S (eds). BSAVA Manual of Exotic Pets (4th ed). (BSAVA Manuals). British Small Animal Veterinary Association: Quedgeley, Gloucester, 2002 (ISBN 0-9052-1447-1). 
  • Percy, DH and Barthold SW.   Pathology of Laboratory Rodents and Rabbits, 3rd edition Wiley - Blackwell Publishing 2007. ISBN: 978-0-8138-2101-6
  • Popesko P, Rajtova V, Horak J. Colour Atlas Of the Anatomy Of Small Laboratory Animals Volume I: Rabbit and Guinea Pig and Volume II: Rat, Mouse & Golden Hamster. 1990/1992  Elsevier ScienceISBN-13: 9780702027031   ISBN: 0702027030  
  • Quesenberry, K Carpenter J (eds). Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents. Saunders 2004
  • Silverman S, Tell L. Radiology of Rodents, Rabbits, and Ferrets. An atlas of normal anatomy and Positioning. Elsevier Saunders 2005. 
JournalsConcentrate on 5 years immediately prior to the year of testing. 
  • American Journal of Veterinary Research ISSN: 0002-9645. Published by American Veterinary Medicine Association. 
  • Comparative Medicine. ISSN: 1532-0820.   Publisher: American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, TN. 
  • Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science. ISSN: 1559-6109. Publisher: American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, TN. First volume  = 45, No 1, January 2006. It continues Contemporary topics in laboratory animal science. ISSN: 1060-0558. same publisher: Vol 44, No 6, December 2005. 
  • Journal of the AmericanAnimalHospital Association Online ISSN: 1547-3317 Print ISSN: 0587-2871Publisher: AmericanAnimalHospital Association 
  • Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. ISSN: 0003-1488. Publisher: American Veterinary Medical Association, Chicago, IL. 
  • Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine.   ISSN: 1557-5063. Publisher: Elsevier, New York, NY. First volume starts Vol 15, No 1, January 2006. Continues Seminars in avian and exotic pet medicine. ISSN: 1055-937X. Publisher: WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA (last issue Vol 14, No 4, 2005). It combined with Journal of Exotic Mammal Medicine and Surgery. ISSN: No ISSN number.   Publisher: Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians & Veterinary Learning Systems, Yardley, PA (last issue Vol 3, No 2, December 2005). 
  • Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine.     Publisher: American Association of Zoo Veterinarians. Online ISSN: 1937-2825 
  • Lab Animal. ISSN: 0093-7355. Publisher: Nature America Inc, New York, NY 
  • Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice. ISSN: 1094-9194. Publisher: WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA.