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UCD Veterinary Hospital

​​Welcome to the UCD Veterinary Hospital - a unique environment, providing a primary and referral service to the public and veterinary profession. The UCDVH is equipped with cutting-
edge, modern technology and services, allowing our team of internationally recognised specialists to provide the best care possible to our patients whilst training the next generation of vets and vet nurses.

Our Specialists have undertaken discipline specific residency programmes and specialist qualifying examinations, and they are among the best trained veterinarians in Europe. Qualifications held by our team are also recognised by the Veterinary Council of Ireland and the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

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About the UCD Veterinary Hospital

The UCD Veterinary Hospital (UCDVH) is located within the Veterinary Sciences Centre in the School of Veterinary Medicine on UCD’s Belfield Campus.  The UCDVH offers services for both small and large animals. Currently, the major animal species seen at the UCDVH are dogs, cats, horses, cattle and sheep, with smaller numbers of exotic and zoo animals.

UCDVH Services

The Hospital provides a primary and referral consultation resource to the public and veterinary profession.  We are open for consultations (by appointment) each weekday, and we provide 24-hour hospital care for all of our patients.  Our services are broadly categorised into Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, Large Animal Surgery, a Farm Animal Clinic, Herd Health and Equine Medicine. Within each area, specific disciplines are represented (soft tissue surgery, dermatology, endocrinology etc).

Our Services

Veterinary Blood Donor Clinic

Veterinary Blood Donor Clinic

Why is blood needed?

Accidents, surgery and immune-mediated disease are some of the more common reasons that dogs need life saving blood transfusions. And, just like people, dogs have different blood types. Giving a matched blood transfusion minimises the risk of an adverse reaction.

UCD Veterinary Hospital Social

    UCD Veterinary Hospital

    UCD Veterinary Sciences Centre, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
    T: +353 1 716 6000 | Location Map(opens in a new window)