Uttar Pradesh Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Pashu Chikitsa Vigyan Vishwavidyalaya Evam Go Anusandhan Sansthan, Mathura, first of its kind in the State and fourth in the Country, was established by Government of Uttar Pradesh vide U. P. Act. No. 27 of 2001 on 25.10.2001 with the College of Veterinary Science & AH., the erstwhile U.P. College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Mathura as its main constituent College.
Brij area is known since time immemorial for lord Krishna and its animal wealth, particularly cows. There are large numbers of Gau-shalas in and around Mathura having hundreds and thousand of cows. The whole of Brij Kshetra is famous for its milk and products (doodh, dahi, makhan, pera etc.) Recognizing the important of live-stock of this area, the erstwhile U.P. Collage of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry was established in Mathura by Govt of U.P. in 1947. It was the first Veterinary Collage in Asia to confer the degree in Veterinary Science. Ever since the establishment of this Collage, it has contributed significantly not only in terms of number of graduated and post- graduated of high Scholastic order, but also quality research of national and international standards. This Collage has a glorious past and the distinction of having its alumni holding high positions in India and abroad as teachers, research workers, policy marker, consultants and administrators.
In the year 1975, this Collage was made a constituent Collage of the newly established C.S. Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, kanpur However, keeping in view the requirement of trained and competent manpower in the field of Veterinary Science, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and other allied disciplines and also to give a fillip to research on different aspect of cattle production, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh established U.P. Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Pashu Chikitsa Vigyan Vishwavidyalaya Exam Go-Anusandhan Sansthan, Mathura, the fourth Veterinary University in the country and the Veterinary Collage Mathura became the first constituent College of the University. The University is located on the Mathura-Agra road and is about 5km from Mathura Junction railway station and 4km from new bus stand. The main campus of the University is spread over a vast land area of 782.32 acres in Mathura Cantt and about 1400 acres at Madhurikund, about20km from the main campus.