The Veterinary College Teaching Hospital, Namakkal which was erstwhile functioning as a Veterinary Hospital, under the Directorate of Animal Husbandry, Government of Tamil Nadu was taken over by the Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal to impart training to the Veterinary Graduates of this Institution in the year 1989. Realizing the need to provide better and effective service to the livestock and pets of this region and to give hands on training to the Veterinary Graduates and field veterinarians, a separate Department of Clinics was established in the year 1994. As per the revised veterinary council of India syllabus, the name of the veterinary hospital has been changed as Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex (TVCC) from 2012. This Department of Clinics presently functioning in Veterinary Hospital Campus at Trichy Road has specialized units viz., Small Animal Medicine, Small Animal Surgery, Small animal Gynaecology, Large Animal Surgery, Artificial Insemination, Large Animal Gynaecology and Large Animal Obstetrics for effective teaching and to bestow better service to the public and rural farmers.
Gradually permanent structures were built to accommodate Clinical laboratory, Casualty unit, Large animal inpatient unit with owners rest room, Small animal Operation theatre with modern facilities, Referral clinics for small and large animals, Students lecture hall equipped with audio visual aids, De-torsion pit for the correction of uterine torsion in cattle and buffaloes, Deep bore well with over head tank with the capacity of 20,000 liters to provide perennial water supply and Large animal operation theatre with shadow less lamps & hydraulic operation table.
Large animal Inpatient owner's rest room is functioning in this hospital since 2000. On an average of 10-12 inpatient cases are being maintained per day. The in-patient animal owners are being provided with rest room which is a unique facility available in this hospital.
On an average 40 to 50 cattle and buffaloes, small ruminants and around 30-40 small animals are being treated in this hospital every day. In Large animals around 10 major surgeries and 15 minor surgeries are performed per month. Around 15 major surgeries and 20 minor surgeries in small animals are done every month. An average of 12-15 artificial inseminations is done per day. Obstetrical emergencies especially dystocia, uterine torsion and Prolapse of the uterus and cervix are attended to at all hours. To cater the needs of the rural mass, a 24 hour casualty service is started from 2010. A few wild animals like Malabar squirrel, Scaly Ant eater and Indian Rock Python, Spotted deer and Barking deer belonging to the forest department have been successfully treated here. A few temple elephants were also referred to this hospital and were successfully treated for various ailments.
|Year||Clinical Cases Treated||Total||AI done||Revenue Generated (Rs.)|
|Bovine||Cannine||Sheep & Goats||Horse||Others||Cow||Buffalo||Goat|
Dr. R.Ezakial Napolean, | Professor and Head
Dr. G.Senthilkumar | Assistant Professor
Dr. P.Vikramachakravarthy | Assistant Professor
Dr. P. Sankar | Assistant Professor