Definition of veterinarian
: a person qualified and authorized to practice veterinary medicine
Recent Examples of veterinarian from the Web
Do not cover or confine the animal, and get it to a veterinarian as soon as possible.
A few states, including neighboring Rhode Island, allow veterinarians to advocate for animals in court, said lawyer and animal advocate Thomas Page, but only Connecticut has legal advocates.
Veterinarians are urging Florida dog owners to get their pets vaccinated as a highly contagious strain of canine influenza spreads throughout the state.
More than a dozen cases have been confirmed in Florida in the past week, according to an announcement Tuesday by the state’s chief veterinarian.
The company employs some 60,000 people in roles ranging from factory operatives to veterinarians in Latin America.
Both that dog and another dog found in the home Tuesday afternoon were later taken to an area veterinarian to be checked out, and both dogs seem fine, Battalion Chief Terry Bruce said.
The glass also lets veterinarians and volunteers do visual examinations of the turtles at all angles, thus minimizing the need for physical human interaction, which can prove stressful to patients.
Dr. Cameron Whittaker is a veterinarian in Sydney, Australia, who specializes in eye care for animals.
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Definition of veterinarian for English Language Learners
: a person who is trained to give medical care and treatment to animals : an animal doctor
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Definition of veterinarian for Students
: a doctor who gives medical treatment to animals
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