companion animal


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companion animal

n.
An animal that is kept for companionship; a pet.

companion animal

n
an animal kept as a pet
Translations
animale da compagnia
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In the United States, 62 percent of households have a companion animal (American Pet Products Manufacturers Association, 2003).
Anyone thinking of introducing a companion animal into their lives should only do so if they have the necessary time, spare income and commitment.
Claims for non-economic damages such as emotional distress and loss of companionship due to loss of, or injury to, a companion animal, are becoming increasingly more common.
Articles cover such topics as: current and historical state initiatives and referendum; unlawful wildlife trafficking; legal overview of the Endangered Species Act; gray hound racing; roots of human resistance to animal rights; obligations regarding companion animal ownership; housing discrimination and companion animals; lease provisions under federal law; cropping and docking; and, critical habitat summaries.
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M2 EQUITYBITES-January 16, 2018-Mars Petcare Acquires Genoscoper Labs to Expand Companion Animal Genetic Testing
VCA Animal Hospitals, the nation's largest operator of free standing companion animal hospitals, has launched an innovative mobile app exclusively available for its VCA CareClub members, the company said.
In our study, we focused on estimating the prevalence of mcr-1 in Enterobacteriaceae of companion animal origin in Beijing, China, during 2012-2016, and investigated the presence of the mcr-1 gene in pet foods purchased there.
In making pet custody determinations using a best interest of the family analysis, courts should consider factors such as child custody orders, lifestyle considerations and the ability to care for the companion animal, and the psychological and emotional needs of companion animal owners.
In terms of revenue, the global companion animal drug market is projected to register a healthy CAGR of 4.
NASDAQ: WOOF) closed its acquisition of an 80% ownership interest in Companion Animal Practices, North America (CAPNA) for USD 344m, the company said.
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