Historical Projects

1. The Veterinary Teaching and Referral Hospital (VTRH)

Small animal clinic

The veterinary teaching and referral hospital (VTRH) is the first and the only facility in Kenya and the East African region licenced to operate as a veterinary teaching and referral hospital. This state-of-art hospital was established to promote animal health and welfare, enhance animal production, train future generations of veterinarians and conduct cutting edge research pertaining to animal health and related disciplines.

VTRH is located at the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, upper Kabete campus, University of Nairobi. The VTRH has a dynamic and talented array of highly qualified and specialized Veterinarians who include Professors, Clinicians, Pathologists, Parasitologists, Microbiologists, Public Health specialists, Toxicologists, Nutritionists, Geneticists and Animal Husbandry experts.

VTRH is housed and managed by the Department of Clinical Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. The facility comprises of 5 main units namely; The Large Animal Section (), The Small Animal Section (), Diagnostic Imaging, Diagnostic Laboratory service and Pharmacy. In addition, other specialised services including but not limited to pathology, virology, animal nutrition, parasitology and toxicology are outsourced in other departments within faculty which are just a stone throw away from VTRH.