Recommended References for Herptile Practice

General resources

Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians, Proceedings of the Annual Conference

Carpenter JW, Marion CJ. Exotic Animal Formulary, 4th ed. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders, 2012

Girling S, Raiti P. BSAVA Manual of Reptiles. Quedgeley [England]: British Small Animal Veterinary Association; 2004

Mader DR. Reptile Medicine and Surgery, 2nd ed. St. Louis: Saunders Elsevier; 2005

Mayer J, Donnelly TM (eds). Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Birds and Exotic Pets. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders: Publisher; 2013

Mitchell MA, Tully TN (eds). Manual of Exotic Pet Practice. St. Louis: Saunders; 2009

Wright KM, Whitaker BR. Amphibian Medicine and Captive Husbandry. Malabar, FL: Krieger Publishing; 2001


Clinical pathology

Fudge AM (ed). Laboratory Medicine: Avian and Exotic Pets. Philadelphia, PA:WB Saunders, 2000


Radiographic atlas

Krautwald-Junghanns, Pees M, Reese S, Tully T. Diagnostic Imaging of Exotic Pets: Birds, Small Mammals, Reptiles. Hannover:Schlütersche Verlagsegllschaft & Co.; 2011

Rubel GA, Isenbugel E, Wovekamp P. Atlas of Diagnostic Radiology of Exotic Pets. Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders; 1991


Supplemental resources

Bays TB, Lightfoot TL, Mayer J. Exotic Pet Behavior: Birds, Reptiles, and Small Mammals. WB Saunders, St. Louis, 2006

Jacobson E. Infectious Diseases and Pathology of Reptiles: Color Atlas and Text. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press; 2007

Jacobson ER (ed). Biology, Husbandry and Medicine of the Green Iguana. Malabar, FL: Krieger Publishing; 2003

McArthur S, Wilkinson R, Meyer J. Medicine and Surgery of Tortoises and Turtles. Oxford [England]: Blackwell; 2004

Wyneken J. Reptile Anatomy. Malabar, FL: Krieger Publishing; 2005

Wyneken J, Godfrey MH, Bels V (eds). Biology of Turtles: From Structures to Strategies of Life. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press; 2008.



Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine

Journal of Herpetological Medicine

Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice