from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person who practices veterinary medicine.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A medical doctor who treats non-human animals.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One skilled in the treatment of diseases of cattle or domestic animals; a veterinary surgeon. Often abbreviated to vet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who practises the art of treating disease and injuries in domestic animals, surgically or medically.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a doctor who practices veterinary medicine
Horrified, she calls the veterinarian and asks what to do.
Our regular veterinarian is an avid pro-lifer and refuses to spay or neuter his patients!
I called our veterinarian and made an appointment to bring the kittens in and get their eyes checked.
"We called our veterinarian team in and they worked intensively over the next 24 hours to try and save her, but unfortunately she succumbed to a toxic infection."
She called the veterinarian listed on the rabies tag, reading to the person who answered both the dog's name, Kenzy, and the tag number.
When Myrick's other goat, Maya, went into labor Sunday morning, she called a veterinarian who specializes in livestock, but he was out of the county on another emergency call.
Many horse owners have had the above scenario happen to them and the same question races through their mind as they call their veterinarian: What do I do until the veterinarian arrives, what caused my horse to colic, and will my horse survive?
I called my veterinarian and found out they wanted $135 to put him down, so I called the other small animal vets in the area to find about their fees, one was $90, one was $143 and the other was
It's unclear why he didn't call a veterinarian, which is usual in these cases.
“It is important to characterize this because it appears to be a new syndrome, and we don’t truly know how many people may be affected throughout the U.S. or even the world,” said Dr. Jennifer McQuiston, a veterinarian from the disease centers.