The objectives of the FMV Teaching Hospital are:
- To promote the training of the graduate students in Veterinary Medicine in the clinical area of knowledge;
- To provide a quality service to the community, using the cases for teaching purposes.
The Teaching Hospital works 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. Students are involved in all activities assisting the consultations and the interned animals.
Companion animals: 1st opinion consultations in the areas of Internal Medicine, Radiology and Surgery and 2nd opinion consultations in the areas of Dermatology, Ophtalmology, Neurology, Cardiology, Orthopedics and Animal Behavior . In the area of Imagiology, X-Ray and ultrasonographic exams are available as well computerized axial tomography exams.
Farm animals: direct consultations by ambulatory service to ruminants; direct consultations by ambulatory service to equines; especial consultations in the areas of reproduction, surgery, infectious and parasitic diseases. FMV has also premises and equipment to receive animals for surgery and/or internment, especially equines.
The services of the Teaching Hospital are supported by complementary diagnostic services provided by different laboratories in the areas of: Bacteriology, Parasitology, Endocrinology, Anatomo-Pathology, Hematology and Cytology.