Flower-Sprecher Veterinary Library

Important veterinary Web resources

This is a selected list of important Internet-based veterinary resources. Most are accessible free of charge on the Web.

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American Animal Hospital Association

American Veterinary Medical Association

Drug Sources

Animal Drugs @ FDA      [Formerly: The Green Book}

IVIS Veterinary Drug Database.
[Free with registration]                     

Veterinary Information Network (VIN) [Requires paid membership]

Includes 5th edition of Plumb’s Veterinary Drug Handbook (2005), Compendium of Veterinary Products, and more


Government agencies and regulations

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), US Department of Agriculture

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Atlanta, GA)

World Organisation for Animal Health (Paris, France)


Information services and communities

International Veterinary Information Service (IVIS) [Free access with registration]

Veterinary Information Network (VIN) [Requires paid membership]

News, discussion groups, continuing education, journal tables-of-contents, etc.



Pet Owners

Free Web-based Resources for Pet Owners


Practice Management

DVM360 Design Center

Veterinary Entrepreneurship [Iowa State University]