Anatomy, Histology

& Embryology 

Veterinary Anatomy (College of Veterinary Medicine/University of Minessota)

#Anatomy #Embryology #Neuroanatomy #SmallAnimals #Quizzes

This website is a site whereby veterinary students get to have an interactive approach in learning veterinary anatomy. This website also provides coursewares which can be used on smartphones and tablets - the new best friend of almost every veterinary students nowadays. The main attraction of this website would be its interactive quizzes that can test your understanding of the anatomy of animals, with real pictures of cadavers. Additional information for students in their clinical years are also available in this website, whereby neurology is more emphasised here. 

Suggestions: for learning anatomy throughout courses, Quizzes.

Real 3D Anatomy
(University of Bristol)

#Anatomy #Dog #3D #Osteology #Thorax

This website shows the grafic models of the complete dog skeleton. It is possible to rotate and see individual bones in 3D and in detail. There is also a model of the dog thorax.



Suggestions: for learning the bones in a 3D Model and understanding the dog's thorax. 

Wikivet (Global)

#Antomy #Histology #Physiology #Allspecies

This website is designed to be a diverse learning platform, conserning most aspects of veterinary medicine. The website includes detailed descriptions of anatomy and physiology of all species and highlights the main species differences. There are drag and drop quizes at the end of each topic to test your knowledge. It is designed for more preclinical students. 


Suggestions: for learning antomy and physiology.

Virtual Canine Anatomy

#Antomy #Dog #Thorax #Abdomen #Limbs #Head

A very useful website for anatomy of the dog of all regions of the body. It provides an interactive image and the ability to test yourself with detailed answers of the anatomical structure and it's function. It provides superficial dissection images to deeper dissection images to the skeleton. Good for preclinical and clinical year students. 


Suggestions: for learning anatomy of the dog.

Illinois Imaging Anatomy

#Anatomy #Allspecies #Thorax #Abdomen #Limbs #Dentistry #Skull #Spine

Imaging Anatomy web site is a basic atlas of normal imaging anatomy of domestic animals established in College of Veterinary Medicine of Illinois (USA). The user can play with the interactive images and understand the normal structure of the body of all domestic animals as shown at x-rays.



Suggestions: for learning anatomy throughout courses and interactive images.


#Anatomy #Allspecies #Histology

A resourceful website hosting an array of anatomical and histological pictures and videos on all veterinary species of importance, including exotics. Online long revision lectures on basic anatomy is available. Sections are categorized into body system, body region and species.


Suggestions: for learning anatomy of all species.


#Anatomy #Dogs #Horses #Livestock

Online veterinary anatomy museum is database of various resources: anatomic pieces and microscopic views of histologic samples of the different body regions, different presentations about dissections and anatomy. The pictures are classified by body region, body system and species. Each picture is accompanied by a small description and details on the origin of the piece. A second section contains a few online lectures about the anatomy of different species (dog, horse).


Suggestions: for learning anatomy of the horse and dog. Searching historical pieces of data with useful links to other websites.

VetBook- University of Sydney

#Dog #Anatomy #Microbiology #Neurology #Cardiology #Ophthalmology 

#Radiology #Immunology #Genetics #Breeds #Pharmacy

This website is like the clinical version of wikivet but specialised for canine species. It provides detailed information of diseases and any specialist field that is relevant to dogs. It is great to find quick information on anything about the dog!  


Suggestions: very good to searching preclinical to clinical knowledge of the dog.

Neuroanatomy and Neurology

#Dog #Cat #Neurology #Neuroanatomy #Videos #Clinical #Disease #Treatment

Dr de Lahunta and Cornell University have organised video clips on presentations of different clinical cases of neuropathology. The anatomic diagnosis and clinical diagnosis are available on this website, the basis for the anatomic diagnosis and the discussion of the differential diagnosis are discussed.


Suggestions: good to see clinical presentations of different neurological diseases. 

Canine Brain MRI Atlas

#Canine #Brain #MRI #Soft-tissue

This website is good for understanding the anatomy of the brain, with MRI scans from rostral to caudal sections.   


Suggestions: Take the brain quiz!

Limb Anatomy (Iowa State University)

#Anatomy #DiagnosticImaging #Bovine

Atlas of skeletal structures of the bovine and equine limbs. Uses both 3D and X ray imaging in many different planes.



Suggestions: for comparing 3D with X-rays.

Penn Computer Aided Learning

#Allspecies #Anatomy #Haematology #Specialism #Clinical

A great website that goes into easy to undertsand but great detail in all topics of veterinary medicine for all species! Provides online powerpoints and tutorials on preclinical and clinical knowledge, e.g. on pathobiology, surgery, cardiology and much more. 


Suggestions: for a clinical touch on all the theory you are learning and to understand clinical surgery and diagnosis. Highly recomended!

Hoof Explorer (Effigos)

#Anatomy #Terninology

Over 150 anatomical images of equine hoof in 3D, which allows exploration of these items in all visual planes, it is available as a online resource completely free but allows for individual licenses to computers for around 8 euros. It also provides anatomical terminology in both english, latin, polish german and italian languages.



Suggestions: for learning anatomy, making dissections, nerve blocks.

Vet Cornell Horse Dissection Guide

#Anatomy #Thorax #Head #Limbs

High definition dissection images of everyside of the horses's anatomy. Well labelled and provides superficial to deep dissection images from muscles to nerves, blood vessels and bones!


Suggestions: for recap of horse anatomy and test your knowledge. 

Newman Veterinary Medicine

#Small Animals #Exotics #Clinical #Pathology #Anatomy #Pharmacology

A list of common pathologies or diseases in cats, dogs, birds and exotics. It describes the disease, the anatomy affected as well as the treatment options available. 


Suggestions: very good to search for more detail on certain small animal diseases.

#Videos #Clinical #Anatomy #Surgery #Specilism  #Exotics #Cats #Dogs

Vetvideos is a great website to direct visual information about any clinical specialism from neurology to dermatology. It contains all the clinical fields but also non-clinical topics, like anatomy. 


Suggestions: Watch some videos on clinical examinations to parasitology or microbiology or anaesthesia. Dont miss out!

Veterinary Anatomy

#Small Animals #Dogs #Horses #Anatomy #Interactive

This incredibly detailed anatomy website was created by a former professor at Iowa State University. It contains all useful anatomy pictures with interactive images and quizes on dog and horse anatomy. Each module contains a series of anatomical drawings which may be used with a stylus to select and study content areas. A small quiz is included in each module.


Suggestions: A great tool to test you on your anatomy and to refresh on it in your clinical years. This is one not to miss!

Easy to use on your ipad/tablet.

Neuroanatomy of the Dog

#Dogs #Brain #MRI #Neuroanatomy #Embryology #Spine #Nervoussystem

You will find a description of the nervous system, an MRI atlas of the dog's brain, and the basic principles of MRI.

Each chapter consists of a text and a series of images that you can visualize by clicking on top. The images follow a specific order. So, by clicking on the first image, you can follow the series just by clicking on the arrow located on each side. You can change chapter by clicking on the green arrow located at the bottom.

A series of videos from dissections of the nervous system are included in most of the chapters. This is to give a better approach to some of the topics previously described. 


Suggestions: Need a refresher on canine neuroanatomy!


#Systems #Anatomy #3D

IVALA Learn is a website dedicated to providing 3D images of small and large animal anatomy. All images are clearly labelled and simple to wirk with. It is a great resource for all years as it focuses on the clinical relevance throughout the learning experience. There are many quizzes to test your understanding.


Suggestions: Look at this before placement!

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Blue Histology

#Systems #Histology #Atlas

Learning histology never gets simpler and more interesting. On Blue Histology, you don't just get to view clear slides, you can take multiple choice quizzes to test your knowledge on cell recognition among other parameters. Blue Histology has amazing features and you will doubtlessly enjoy using it.


Suggestions: Look at this website to see clearly and learn histology's picture normally.


#Systems #Anatomy #Medical #Illustrator #2D #3D contains visual veterinary anatomy online materials developed by top universities worldwide. Having reliable and high quality visual references is of utmost importance in medical illustrations. Dr Diogo wanted to share these materials with you, whether you are a fellow medical artist, veterinarian or student. 

The list on the homepage is organised by animal species and includes visual references, from general anatomy to neurology and imaging.


Suggestions: You need to check it first and this so helpful.


#Animals #Anatomy #Atlas #Illustrator #2D #3D

vet-Anatomy is an interactive atlas of veterinary anatomy based on medical imaging. vet-Anatomy has been created on the same framework than the popular award-wining e-Anatomy, but dedicated to animals, under the direction of Dr. Susanne AEB Boroffka, dipl. ECVDI, PhD and Dr. Antoine Micheau, MD., ISSN 2534-5087


Suggestions: Let's try it and enjoy an interactive atlas that easier you.

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