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Synonyms for pet

Synonyms for pet

one liked or preferred above all others

given special, usually doting treatment

to touch or stroke affectionately

to engage in kissing, caressing, and other amorous behavior

to be sullenly aloof or withdrawn, as in silent resentment or protest


Synonyms for pet

a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement

a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)

using a computerized radiographic technique to examine the metabolic activity in various tissues (especially in the brain)

stroke or caress gently

stroke or caress in an erotic manner, as during lovemaking

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preferred above all others and treated with partiality

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Some key players identified in the global companion animal drug market report include Zoetis Inc.
Consumer behavior and spending trends relating to companion animal ownership
A set of nine topics covered the link between animal abuse and other forms of violence, the positive influence of companion and other animals on various age groups, and treatment of clients who have abused companion and other animals or had experienced the loss of a companion animal.
3 Do not refuse a request for a companion animal simply because it has not received special training, is not certified or even licensed by a government authority or because it does not wear a special identification collar or harness.
Companion animals can decrease loneliness, can provide a focus for caring feelings, and be an outlet for keeping busy, and can fulfill the need for touching and fondling.
Under the new licensing agreement, Pfizer will develop GABA-based drug candidates identified by Neurogen to treat anxiety and dementia in companion animals.
Putney's pipeline of products offers a unique solution for the unmet need in the care of companion animals today.
For additional discussion of companion animal and food animal diagnostics market factors, including market segmentation by product and geography, Kalorama Information offers the recent title The World Market for Veterinary Diagnostics .
Companion Animal Hospital of Wakefield is a veterinary practice located in Wake Forest, N.
Pet Ownership and Demographics Sourcebook, published by the American Veterinary Medical Association, does not include ethnicity in its companion animal owner demographics.
In late 1999 and early 2000, 3 state health departments reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) outbreaks of gastrointestinal illness in employees and clients of 3 companion animal veterinary clinics and 1 companion animal shelter.
To service these markets in the most efficient manner to meet customer needs, we have a dedicated sales and production team that focuses on the agriculture market and a dedicated sales and production team that focuses on the companion animal market.
Covering the complete range of companion animal zoonoses, each topic begins with information on etiology, geographic distribution, epidemiology, and pathophysiology.
The combined veterinary diagnostics market is served by companies that predominately focus on one of the two segments: food animal diagnostics or companion animal diagnostics.
Companion animal owners and their families are likely in close contact with their animals daily, which provides the opportunity for transfer of bacteria between companion animals and humans.
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