Your one-stop resource to learn how to get the most out of your Sofie Subscription. Sofie Resources

Sofie, your Virtual DVM Assistant provides veterinarians with instant access to the most current, trusted, and credible veterinary medical information. Sofie uses IBM Watson Technology® to search its vast knowledge base of over 40,000 pages from the top veterinary textbooks, journals, and conference proceedings to deliver lightning-fast clinical answers from any internet enabled device.

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Textbooks

  • Blackwell’s Five Minute Veterinary Consult: Avian, 1st ed. (Graham; Wiley 2016)
  • Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline, 6th ed. (Tilley, Smith; Wiley 2016)
  • Blackwell’s Five Minute Veterinary Consult: Small Mammal, 2nd (Oglesbee; Wiley 2011)
  • Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats, 4th ed. (Cohn, Côté; Elsevier 2020)
  • Emergency Procedures for the Small Animal Veterinarian, 3rd ed. (Plunkett; Elsevier 2013)
  • Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders in Small Animal Practice, 4th ed. (DiBartola; Elsevier 2012)
  • Mader’s Reptile and Amphibian Medicine and Surgery, 3rd (Divers, Stahl; Elsevier 2019)
  • Manual of Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care, 2nd ed. (Macintire, Drobatz, Haskins, Saxon; Wiley 2012)
  • Muller and Kirk’s Small Animal Dermatology, 7th ed. (Miller, Griffin, Campbell; Elsevier 2013)
  • Papich Handbook of Veterinary Drugs: Small and Large Animals, 5th ed. (Papich; Elsevier 2021)
  • Slatter’s Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology, 6th ed. (Maggs, Miller, Ofri; Elsevier 2016)*
  • Small Animal Clinical Diagnosis by Laboratory Methods, 5th ed. (Willard, Tvedten; Elsevier 2012)
  • Small Animal Dermatology: A Color Atlas and Therapeutic Guide, 4th ed. (Hnilica, Patterson; Elsevier 2017)
  • Small Animal Critical Care Medicine, 2nd ed. (Silverstein, Hopper; Elsevier 2015)
  • Small Animal Internal Medicine, 6th ed. (Nelson, Couto; Elsevier 2019)
  • Small Animal Medical Differential Diagnosis, 3rd ed. (Thompson; Elsevier 2018)
  • Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery, 1st ed. (Monnet; Wiley 2013)
  • Small Animal Surgery, 5th ed. (Fossum; Elsevier 2019)
  • Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Diseases of the Dog and Cat, Vol. 1 and 2, 8th ed. (Ettinger, Feldman; Elsevier 2017)
  • The ABCDs of Small Animal Cardiology, 1st ed. (Gordon, Amara; LifeLearn 2013)
  • Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Manual, 3rd ed. (Matthews; LifeLearn 2017)
  • Veterinary Hematology and Clinical Chemistry, 2nd ed. (Thrall, Weiser, Allison, Campbell; Wiley 2012)
  • Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 10th ed. (Riviere, Papich; Blackwell 2018)*
  • Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal, 2-volume set, 2nd ed. (Johnston, Tobias,; Elsevier 2017)
  • Withrow and Macewen’s Small Animal Clinical Oncology, 6th ed. (Vail, Thamm, Liptak; Elsevier 2013)

Conference Proceedings & Journals

Today’s Veterinary Practice
(NAVC 2011-2021)

VMX Small Animal Proceedings (2020)

VMX Small Animal Proceedings (2019)

VMX Small Animal Proceedings (2018)

NAVC Small Animal Proceedings (2017)

NAVC Small Animal Proceedings (2016)

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