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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to be sullenly aloof or withdrawn, as in silent resentment or protest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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4 on regulating possession of domestic pet animals like cats and dogs.
It is not allowed to keep an animalin the apartment, but they can be kept in house with backyard and people can own only two dogs, as well as stipulate a condition local order not to accompany pet animals to shopping centers and public facilities, parks or restaurants and cafes, cinemas and public transport buses or the like must also inform the concerned department in the event of transfer of ownership of the animal to another person and that is immunized animal periodic inspection in a veterinary clinic certified to make sure immunised from any infectious diseases and immunisation certificate must be provided for the pet animal.
We are particularly intrigued by the interplay of learning about pet animals (involving questions in biology) with learning about their care (involving issues in ethics and economics).
Among the pet animals who will have Arabian Center as their homes for these two weeks are rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, love birds, ducklings, chickens, turtles, gold fish, koi fish, baby iguanas and various species of birds and pigeons.
Campaigners claim the market does not comply with the Pet Animals Act 1983 because animals are sold in a public place.
All birds, cats and dogs, should be registered with the Cat Society of Bahrain and Pet Animals.
He said keeping pet animals is also becoming a good source of earning for youngsters who buy different species and them sell the cubs at suitable price.
BACTERIAL INFECTIONS"The results of this study demonstrate the presence of potential zoonotic pathogens in frozen RMBDs that may be a possible source of bacterial infections in pet animals and, if transmitted, pose a risk for human beings," said Dr Paul Overgaauw, co-author of the new research from Utrecht University in the Netherlands.
Local breeding of birds and some types of pet animals have also provided the market with a good and reliable source of supply, especially colourful birds.
Further, there were 12,458 animals, composed of livestock, poultry and pet animals were dewormed, to eliminate endoparasites and ectoparasites.
Ravi Foundation Pakistan (RFP)an NGO in TOBA has launched a project titled "Community Preparedness for Disaster Risk Reduction for Livestock and Pet Animals in District Tharparkar, Sindh.
For pet animals, The EU Pet Passport Scheme has proved immensely popular, allowing the free travel of cats and dogs throughout Europe without the need for quarantine.
The Cat Society of Bahrain and Pet Animals has launched a campaign to implant microchips in as many dogs as possible to provide a form of identification that can assist in reuniting them with their owners if they go missing.
BattLab specialises in diseases of companion pet animals - particularly dogs and cats - and following sample analysis, advises veterinary surgeon clients on diagnosis and management of a range of conditions.
The zoo or pet animals can transmit infectious viral and bacterial diseases including measles, smallpox, influenza, HIV, tuberculosis etc.