Talk:Proposed features/veterinary

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Building Type

What is the correct "Building Type" ( to use for veterinary clinics? It's not a retail outlet, nor is it a proper hospital. (Although there ARE some animal hospitals...)

(example where using standard building:


I've noticed specialised veterinary clinics that could use extra tags. Specifically, I've seen a "Dermatology and Allergy Clinic", a surgery clinic, and an emergency clinic, and I'm sure there are more kinds. --Wtachi (talk) 02:03, 11 May 2013 (UTC)

There is no accommodation of veterinary quarantine stations, which are usually operated by the government. How should a veterinary quarantine station be tagged? Apm-wa (talk) 14:58, 12 June 2018 (UTC)


Tags such as veterinary:for:horse=only are unheard of, the `:for` should be dropped, it's unnecessary --Jgpacker (talk) 13:23, 8 February 2014 (UTC)

It is not unnecessary. If one wants to get a list of all animals that are treated or not treated (i.e. information is available), one can simply get all keys starting with veterinary:for: . If you omit the :for, it is impossible to get such a list, as one can't distinguish animals from other subkeys any more. --Imagic (talk) 08:40, 10 February 2014 (UTC)
I don't think that for is the right keyword here. It has a too general meaning and could also mean the type of disease that is treated there. How about ...:treats:... ? --Michael Z. (talk) 10:07, 10 March 2015 (UTC)
Good point. I'm updating the proposal. Thanks. --Imagic (talk) 08:54, 11 March 2015 (UTC)