How to Find a Good Veterinarian Whether you consider your dog or cat to be your baby or your best pal, you are the one person on earth who is ultimately responsible for its health. This means choosing a veterinarian the same way you might choose a physician: with references, research and inquiries.
What is a Veterinarian? Veterinarians diagnose and control animal diseases, treat sick and injured animals, prevent the transmission of animal diseases ("zoonoses") to people, and advise owners on proper care of pets and livestock.
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AAHA Healthypet Pet care resources by the American Animal Hospital Association to find a veterinarian, veterinary clinic or animal hospital for pets and provide pet care tips to pet owners.
eHow to Choose a Veterinarian Working as a team with your veterinarian helps guarantee that your pet will live a full and healthy life. Selecting someone who has the same level of passion about pet care that you have is the first step. The information below will help you in your search.