Each era puts its tasks before the country and makes its demands. In the 30s of the last century, agriculture began to develop in Kazakhstan, based on the basis of socialist property and collectivization. To implement the task, qualified personnel were needed. In this regard, it was decided to establish higher agricultural educational institutions. The Alma-Ata Zoo Veterinary Institute is the first agricultural and second higher educational institution in Kazakhstan, in 1929 by the Decree of the Council of People's Commissars of the RSFSR was established as the Veterinary Institute. The official opening of the Institute took place on October 1, 1929.It was located in the building of the former Vernensky male gymnasium (now Aiteke bi, 28). The Veterinary Faculty became the basic subdivision of the Institute, which included the following departments: zoology, botany, physics and mathematics, inorganic and analytical chemistry, physiology of farm animals. Prominent scientists made an invaluable contribution to the organization of the chairs: Professor I.V. Sikovich (microbiology), Professor IG Vasilkov (botany), Professor V.V. Averburg (Histology and Embryology), Professor B.A. Dombrovsky (anatomy), a pupil of Academician I.P. Pavlova Professor M.P. Kalmykov (the physiology of animals), who came with a group of teachers from Kiev, invited from Omsk Professor NL. Karavaev (inorganic and analytical chemistry), Professor V.A. Claire (zoology), Professor V.V. Kellerman (physics and mathematics) and many others.