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Useful Links

The following sources can be of potential use without giving any guarantee for the content.  They may be beneficial in addition to other resources available at the training centers.
Other Colleges for Veterinary disciplines

American College of Veterinary Pathologists

The British Society of Veterinary Pathology

The European Society of Toxicologic Pathology

The International Academy of Toxicologic Pathology (IATP)

The European Society of Veterinary Pathology (ESVP)

The European Board for Veterinary Specialisation  includes among others:

Useful Sites for Training

Journal Links

Register free with Blackwell-synergy or Ingenta, Science, Nature to get email alerts of the table of contents of various scientific journals.

Veterinary Pathology & General Pathology

American Journal of Pathology Official Journal of The American Society for Investigative Pathology.

Journal of Comparative Pathology International journal of pathology of disease in vertebrate animals.

Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation Official Journal of The AAVLD.

Veterinary Pathology  Official Journal of the European College of Veterinary Pathology.

Laboratory Investigation  Official journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.

Nature the internet publishing platform for Nature Publishing Group (NPG)

Science Online version from The American Association for the Advancement of Science

Veterinary Clinical Pathology

Journal of Veterinary Clinical Pathology

Laboratory Animals And Toxicological Pathology

Experimental & Toxicologic Pathology Official journal of the ESTP

International Federation of Societies of Toxicologic Pathologists (IFSTP)

Laboratory Animal Science (Journal of Comparative Medicine)

PRIME – Pathology Training Initiative Microsite

Societe Francaise de Pathologie Toxicologique (SFPT)

Toxicologic Pathology Official publication of the Society of Toxicologic Pathology

Exotic Animals, Poultry And Fish

Avian Pathology Published in association with the World Veterinary Poultry Association (WPVA)

Avian Diseases Official publication of the American Association of Avian Pathologists

Journal of Fish Biology Official journal of the Fisheries Society of the British Isles

Journal of Fish Diseases Research into all aspects of disease in wild and cultured fish and shellfish

Journal of Wildlife Diseases Published by the The Wildlife Disease Association

Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine Journal of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians

Websites Useful For Online Learning


European School for Advanced Veterinary Studies (non-profit organisation). ESAVS offers post- graduate training programs and courses for veterinarians in different European countries.

IVIS International Veterinary Information Service (Many useful articles – free registration)

PUBMED Journal database searching

Gross Pathology

CLDavis Course Notes

Gross Path at Cornell Dr. John M. King’s Necropsy Show and Tell

Noah’s Arkive CD Roms are available for revision of gross pathological diseases

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain:



Internet Atlas of Histology University of Illinois Atlas of Histology

PathoPic A Very comprehensive human histopathology image archive (German and English)

RCVS Digital Slide Box – a Digital Pathology Website

Virtual Slide box University of Iowa Virtual Slide box


Human Cytopathology Tutorial Cytopathology on-line teaching resource of the Johns Hopkins University

VDIC online Cytology Database

Specific Systems

Atlas of Veterinary Neuropathology Online adjunct to the book Veterinary Neuropathology (currently offline)

Comparative Placentation Gross and histological anatomy of vertebrate placental tissues

Specific Animals

Amphibian Diseases Homepage provides information on diseases of amphibians

Field Manual of Wildlife Diseases USGS-National Wildlife Health Center

Inbred Mouse Strain Information Published by the Jackson’s Laboratory

Domestic ferret Health

Primate Diseases (Mindy’s Monkey Facts)

Specific Disease types

“The Gray Book” Foreign Animal Diseases

Infectious Disease Centre A fair overview of infectious disease.

Parasitology Notes Undergraduate notes on Veterinary Parasitology (Kansas State University)

Other Useful Links

www.ema.europa.eu – European Medicals Agency http://www.ema.europa.eu/htms/vet/phvwp/bulletins.htm

www.vetagenda.com – VetAgenda is an international veterinary events calendar, containing over 1,000 veterinary congresses, conferences, meetings and courses in all disciplines of veterinary medicine worldwide.

www.vetcontact.com – VetContact is a free information portal for the veterinary profession.

www.uia.be/linktous – Yearbook of International Organizations, Union of International Associates.

www.veterinariancolleges.org – Veterinary Colleges and Universities in the USA.

http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org/guide/ – An In-Depth Guide to Accreditation in Higher Education

http://www.cldavis.org/woodard_bone/index.html (a lecture about bone pathology)

http://www.cldavis.org/syllabi/archive/downloads.html?id=11 (Syllabi from the Diagnostic Pathology of Diseases of Aerial, Terrestrial and Aquatic Wildlife)

http://www.vet.cornell.edu/library/resources/collegeresources.cfm (Cornell University Education Resources)

http://www.cldavis.org/syllabi/archive/downloads.html?id=115 (Syllabi from the Descriptive Veterinary Pathology Course (US edition)

http://www.jpc.capmed.mil/education/catalog.asp (Joint Pathology Center, former AFIP)

Current Publications

The ECVP/ESVP Summer School in Veterinary Pathology: High-Standard, Structured Training for Young Veterinary Pathologists:

  ECVP Publication 1 (133.8 KiB, 4,903 hits)

The European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP): The Professional Body for European Veterinary Pathologists:

  ECVP Publication 2 (71.9 KiB, 4,104 hits)

Providing high-quality research training for veterinary pathologists in Europe:

  ECVP Publication 3 (72.3 KiB, 2,767 hits)

If you have any other useful website links please forward them to the following mail address. Also if there are website links which are broken please report to the ECVP Office


Last Updated: May 24th, 2019