Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary has formed two major professional groups—the animal husbandry and veterinary, pet maintenance and disease prevention and control, including 7 major directions—animal husbandry and veterinary, animal medicine, veterinary medicine, animal epidemic prevention and quarantine, aquaculture technology, pet maintenance and disease prevention, and pet medicine. The number of students including both the 3-year college ones and those continuing with the undergraduate study after getting the associate degree is nearly 1,500. This department has trained nearly 10,000 graduates for the society. The major professional group—animal husbandry and veterinary is now the national demonstrative higher vocational colleges’ key construction of specialty cluster, as well as the provincial key construction of specialty group. Now the major of pet maintenance and disease prevention and control is the key construction project for the Ministry of Education "to enhance professional services industry".
The number of full-time teachers is 47. Among them, there are 7 professors, 15 associate professors, 16 doctors, and 17 people with master's degree. The proportion of double teachers is over 90%.
This department has the domestic first-class intramural base for production, learning and researching. The total construction area is nearly 20,000 square meters, and the total value of the equipment is more than 3,000 yuan; among them, the National Xiao Meishan Pig Resource Field, National Conservation Farms of Taihu Goose, Zhenjiang Livestock Improvement Station, Animal Disease Diagnostic Center, and the pet hospital chain, take the leading part in the domestic similar schools.