The Veterinary University Peripheral Hospital (VUPH), Madhavaram Milk Colony, Chennai - 51was established as the first Peripheral Veterinary Hospital of the University on 01.04.1995 at the University Headquarters in Madhavaram Milk Colony, Chennai. It is functioning under the Directorate of Clinics of the Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University. The primary mission of the hospital is to provide quality Veterinary and Animal Health Care Services to Farm and Pet animals of the suburban areas of North Chennai. In addition, the hospital also provides expert veterinary services to the University Farms and its constituent units and Dairy Animal Veterinary Services to the Small Holder Dairy units in Madhavaram and surrounding areas.
Work Profile of the Hospital:
CLINICAL EDUCATION ANDTRAINING:
Veterinary University Peripheral Hospital is the designated centre for the Ambulatory Veterinary Medicine Programme of the Madras Veterinary College under -graduate students.
Clinical Courses handled at VUPH:
Clinical Training for Undergraduates:
Clinical Postgraduate Courses & Research Supported:
CLINICAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELPOMENT:
In addition to the clinical services, the following human resource development initiatives were also part of the activities of Veterinary University Peripheral Hospital.
CLINICAL RESEARCH AND SUPPORT SERVICES:
Clinical research involving base line clinical data collection about various diseases in farm and pet animals are undertaken by the faculty of this hospital. Rare and notable clinical cases are documented in the form of clinical research publications. Clinical services are also extended to the research animals kept in the university campus and its constituent units.
Externally Funded Research Projects
Self Financing / Revolving Fund Projects in Operation
|Cost/Procedure in Rupees|
|1.||Small Animal Topical Therapy - Ectoparasitic / Topical Medications for Dogs less than 20 Kg||
|2.||Small Animal Topical Therapy - Ectoparasitic / Topical Medications for Dogs more than 20 Kg||
|4.||Nail Care / Anal Gland Care / Ear Care Procedures||
|5.||Therapeutic Hair Trimming for Dogs less than 20 Kg||
|6.||Therapeutic Hair Trimming for Dogs more than 20 Kg||
EXTENSION AND OUTREACH:
Extension services are integral part of the day to day activities of the Veterinary University Peripheral Hospital. Farm advisory services are undertaken on day to day basis and about 10 farmers/clients are advised on livestock health and related issues. The other notable programmes includes:
Expertise of this Hospital is extended to the farm gates through Ambulatory Services to Livestock raised in the Licensee Units of the University and the nearby areas.
Small holder dairy units in and around the university campus at Madhavaram are also being provided with expert veterinary services as part of the hospital outreach activities.
Infrastructure and Facilities:
MEDICAL FACILITIES AND SERVICES :
SURGICAL FACILITIES AND SERVICES :
ANIMAL REPRODUCTIVE SERVICES AND FACILITES :
Experiential Learning Program:
This Hospital operates a ICAR funded Experiential Learning Unit (ELU) Program for the benefit of the Clinical Students, for their clinical and entrepreneurial skill developments. The ELU at VUPH has two components for providing Experiential & Entrepreneurial Training to Students as
1. Veterinary Ambulatory Clinical Complex &
2. Animal Blood Banking
The Facilities and Services under this ELU include:
1. Pet Animal Skin Health Care Services
2. Pet Animal Boarding Care Services
3. Pet Care Services & Consultancy
4. Animal Blood Banking Services
5. Veterinary Transfusion Medicine Services
Special Diagnostics Unit &Referral Services:
This Hospital operates dedicated special diagnostic units for advanced clinical support to needy patients. The facilities include
Hospital working hours:
The fee structures in practice are uniform for the hospital functioning under The Directorate of Clinics. TANUVAS
|Services||(Amount in rupees)|
|Registration charges for all animal (Valid for 1 week)||50.00|
|Daily service charges at Mobile clinic||20.00|
|Major surgery-Small Animal (dogs cats)||500 .00|
|Minor surgery-Small Animal (dogs cats)||200 .00|
|Surgery for Large animal||50.00|
|Tail docking pups upto days 10||50.00|
|Artificial insemination one dose cow and buffalo||15.00|
The clinical faculty positions of the hospital include one Professor and Head, one Associate Professor, and two Assistant Professors of Veterinary Clinical Sciences. Support staff for the hospital is on deputation basis from the university units.
Dr.S.Kavitha, Professor and & Head
Dr.V.Vijay Anand, Assistant Professor
Dr.A.Methai, MVSc, PGDDUS, Ph.D., Assistant Professor (Animal Reproduction, Gynecology & Obstetrics).
Dr.C.Niranjana, MVSc., Assistant Professor (Veterinary Surgery & Radiology)
Veterinary University Peripheral Hospital
Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
Madhavaram Milk Colony Chennai -600 051