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1. n. a veterinarian. (Standard English.) The vet didn’t charge much to look at the turtle.
2. tv. to give a medical examination to and treat a person (or an animal). The doctor vetted me quickly and charged an unbelievable sum for it.
3. n. a (war) veteran. The vets in the hospitals across the land appreciate your kindness.
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As the case records are all linked across the six surgeries within the Donaldson's group, providing our own emergency service means our vets have access to all the relevant history and this is essential to provide joined-up care.
Intake Vets, Peterel Field Business Village, Hexham, tel: 01434 606033.
If your pet is not well at the weekend or you have a question about a behavioral problem or vaccination, we can let you speak to a vet as soon as possible.
Gavin Hill-John and Leanne <BKiddie at Heath Vets
In my view, what this all means is the decent, reasonable vets will continue to provide house calls where and when required.
Now we have a situation in Bahrain where there are just not enough qualified vets to go round.
A PBS station that is developing a historical TV documentary about public attitudes toward disability wants to find veterans from different wars who are willing to talk about their experience of coming home as a vet with disabilities.
More than 2,500 entries flooded in from 50 countries including a moving picture of a vet in Sheffield treating a horse with a tumour on its eye and a poignant image of a doctor holding the hand of a silverback mountain gorilla in Rwanda.
A visit to your vet practice can be a pleasurable experience, with the choice of vets in a local area meaning you have the power to choose which vet and practice is the best suited to you.
Vets on Call gives a brilliant insight into how demanding life can be for the people who have chosen this as a career path.
On the subject of licensing kennel-inspecting vets, the NGRC have met and consulted with the GTA chairman who supports this initiative.
Since 1990, the number of vets focusing on large farm animals has dropped to fewer than 4,500 from nearly 6,000.
LOS Angeles city's chief animal-shelter veterinarian resigned last week, leaving only two vets on a staff that's funded for 12.
Vets are in constant contact with the producer and, in many cases, are selling the products they are prescribing.
That investigation found that 31 percent of the vets had developed PTSD at some time after their military service and that 15 percent had the disorder at the time of the study.