Standards for Veterinary Hospital

  1. An animal hospital shall satisfy the minimum standards specified in standards for clinical centres
  2. In addition to the provisions of Regulations for clinical centres, an animal hospital shall have sufficient facilities including;
  3. Comfortable and safe accommodation with walls and floors that shall be easy to clean and disinfect with adequate bedding;
    • Wholesome feeds and sufficient potable water;
    • Diagnostic facilities including imaging and laboratory services;
    • At least one resident veterinary surgeon and one veterinary paraprofessional on duty at any given time; and
    • At least two well-equipped veterinary surgical theatres, a preparation room and a separate recovery room.

An animal hospital shall have adequate staff establishment, which shall comprise at least 3 veterinary surgeons.