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Veterinarians are medical doctors for animals. In private practice, they help animals become well by examining, diagnosing and treating diseases through medication, training and surgery. When an animal is too sick or injured to be treated a veterinarian can also relieve the animal's suffering either by giving palliative care (similar to hospice care in humans) or by administering humane euthanasia with the owner's permission.

Veterinarians also work in other fields, including food safety, medical research, public health and outbreak investigations.

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What is the name of animal's doctor?

VeterinarianWell it depends. For animals, it is a veterinarian (vet). And for human, just a doctor.Veterinarianveterinarian

What is a cattle veterinarian called?

A bovine veterinarian, or even a large-animal veterinarian.

What rhymes with veterinarian?

Vegetarian rhymes with veterinarian.

What is a veterinarian schedule?

It is different for every veterinarian.

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What are some adjectives that describe a veterinarian and begin with the letter G?

A veterinarian is gentle. A veterinarian is good.

What is sentence of veterinarian?

veterinarian is not well respected among doctors. But a veterinarian knows animal's value.

Do you have to be a veterinarian too be a vet?

"[v]et" is an abbreviation for "veterinarian" so, yes, you must be a veterinarian to be a vet.

What math classes do you have to take to be a veterinarian?

the math classes you have to take to be veterinarian is the number of classes you have to take to be a veterinarian.

Does veterinarian come from the word vet?

"Veterinarian" is the original, and more proper, term; "vet" is an abbreviation of veterinarian.

Do the earnings of a veterinarian depend highly on what university they graduate from?

No - a veterinarian is a veterinarian regardless of the school they trained at. The pay rate is mostly dependent upon the type of practice, the experience and competence of the veterinarian and the geographic location where the veterinarian is working at.

When you get promoted from veterinarian what are you called?

You are called an Alpha Veterinarian.

What can a veterinarian do in the society?

A veterinarian cares for animals in the society.

What gender can work at veterinarian?

Anyone can if he or she has a veterinarian degree

Who was the first veterinarian in Hawaii?

The very first veterinarian in Hawaii was Doctor McCoy. He was the very first veterinarian in Hawaii.

What is the role of a veterinarian?

A veterinarian cares for animals and their needs, end of

What type of advancement do veterinarian have?

What type of advancement is possible for a veterinarian?

Who became the first veterinarian?

i need to know who was the first veterinarian

Is veterinarian a preposition?

No, it is not a preposition. The word veterinarian is a noun, a person.

How is the word veterinarian abbreviated?

Usually a veterinarian is referred to as a "vet".

How do you spell veterinarian?

That is the correct spelling of veterinarian (doctor for animals).

How do you spell the word veteranarian?

The correct spelling is veterinarian.A veterinarian is someone who is trained in medicine and surgery for animals.An example sentence is "Liv says she wants to be a veterinarian when she is grown up".

What do you do when your a dog Veterinarian?

tell the veterinarian if what wrong with your dog.. does it make sense?

What is the possessive noun of veterinarian of your cat?

The possessive form is my cat'sveterinarian.

What is veterinarian docking and cropping?

A Veterinarian is docking "tails" and cropping "ears".