The University Veterinary Hospital (UVH) was established in 1975 by the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, Universiti Pertanian Malaysia. It went through a number of name changes until November 1996 when the name of UVH was adopted. It started with a small animal and ambulatory large animal clinics as well as laboratory services, and has since grown into what it is today, with hospital wards and outpatient clinics handling various animal species.
The objectives of the University Veterinary Hospital are:
to provide quality animal health and disease diagnosis
to be a referral center
to participate in veterinary professional practice training and education
to improve, through research, animal health care and disease diagnosis
to contribute to an environmental friendly veterinary hospital management system
UVH is equipped with the type of diagnostic and laboratory equipment found in a teaching hospital designed for the training of undergraduate and postgraduate students. Besides routine outpatient consultancy, UVH also offers specialized services in veterinary medicine and surgery, imaging as well as laboratory diagnosis. UVH has facilities to handle animals with severe or complicated diseases and those requiring intensive care. UVH also provides an ambulatory clinic for large animals.
UVH supports and provides clinical cases and materials for studies and research of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. Research areas include:
clinical medicine & therapy
radiology & ultrasonography
theriogenology & cytogenetics
disease investigation & diagnosis
Updated:: 17/11/2016 [mjamil]