Veterinary University Peripheral Hospital (VUPH), Madhavaram Milk Colony, Chennai – 600051 was 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 Services

Clinical Education and Training

Clinical Human Resources Development

Clinical Research


Clinical Services

  • Medical, Reproductive Health and Surgical Services for farm animals
  • Artificial Insemination for farm animals
  • Small animal Medical, Reproductive Health and Surgical Services
  • Small animal birth control
  • Special Diagnostic and Referral Services
  • Vaccination against Parvo – Distemper – Leptospirosis, rabies Vaccinations, and Post exposure anti- rabies vaccinations etc.
  • Animal Health Care Services such as Deworming, De-ticking, Skin care etc.

Clinical Education and Training

  • 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

  • VCP – I Ambulatory Section of Veterinary Clinical Practices I
  • VCP – II ambulatory Section of Veterinary Clinical Practices II

Clinical Training for Undergraduates

  • Clinical Internship Training to undergraduate students of Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal, Tirunelveli and Orathanadu
  • Clinical exposure and training to Externship students

Clinical Research

Clinical research involving base line clinical data collection about various diseases in farm and pet animals are undertaken in 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.

Self Financing Scheme

  • Pet animal Vaccination scheme is under operation at this hospital.


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:

  • Annual Rabies Awareness and Vaccination Programme

Medical Facilities and Services

  • Outpatient Medical Care
  • Cardiology Specialty Services
  • Ultrasonography and Colour Doppler Scan
  • Emergency Medical Care

Surgical Facilities and Services

  • Out-patient Surgical Care
  • Small Animal Operation Theatre
  • Large Animal Operation Theatre
  • Small Animal Radiology Unit
  • Small Animal Physiotherapy Facilities

Animal Reproductive Services and Facilities

  • Small and Farm Animal Outpatient Gynaecological and Obstetrical Services
  • Artificial Insemination Facilities
  • Animal Birth Control Facilities

Laboratory Support

  • The hospital receives laboratory support from the Central University Laboratory and Leptospirosis Laboratory at Madhavaram and from the Centralized Clinical Laboratory, Madras Veterinary College, Vepery, Chennai –600007.

Hospital Timings:

Working Days (Monday to Friday) 08.00 AM - 01.00 PM
Saturday, Sunday and All Government Holidays 08.00 AM - 11.30 AM
  • Office Hours: 8.00 AM to 4.00 PM on working days / week days.

Fees for Treatment

The fee structures in practice are uniform for the hospital functioning under the Directorate of Clinics, TANUVAS

Services Fees (Rs.)
Registration charges for large animals (Valid for 10 days) 20.00
Registration charges for pet animals (Valid for 1 week) 100.00
Major surgery-Small Animal (dogs cats) 500 .00
Minor surgery-Small Animal (dogs cats) 200 .00
Surgery for Large animal 50.00
X-Ray plain 50.00
X-Ray Contrast 200.00
Artificial insemination one dose cow and buffalo 15.00
DHLPPi Vaccine ? Canine distemper, Hepatitis, Leptospira, Parvo and Parainfluenza 380.00
ARV Anti rabies vaccine 175.00


Name and Designation Specialisation E-mail Mobile #
Dr. P. Selvaraj,
Professor and Head
Veterinary Clinical Medicine +91-9444359684
Dr. A. Methai,
Assistant Professor
Animal Reproduction, Gynaecology & Obstetrics +91-9600503690
Dr. R. Ramesh,
Assistant Professor
Veterinary Surgery and Radiology +91-9884745533

The Professor and Head,
Veterinary University Peripheral Hospital,
Madhavaram Milk Colony, Chennai -600 051
Phone: +91-44-25559046