Category Archives: 2012

French veterinarians and equine recurrent uveitis, 1761-1838

par Bernard Clerc* et François Vallat** *Professeur d’Ophtalmologie honoraire des Écoles nationales vétérinaires, Adel. **Docteur vétérinaire, Docteur en Histoire, Adel. Periodic ophthalmia — known today as equine recurrent uveitis — was particularly prevalent in the past in damp … Continue reading

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French military veterinarians during the First Empire (1804-1815)

by Emmanuel Dumas, Vétérinaire en chef, service vétérinaire des armées de Metz, Caserne Ney, CS 30001, 57044 Metz Cedex 1, Adel. This article presents the role of the French military veterinarians in the napoleonic armies. The number of military … Continue reading

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A dog’s life… Multiple trauma and possible abuse on a medieval dog, a paleopathological case study

by Annelise Roman-Binois, Docteur Vétérinaire, Doctorante contractuelle Paris I, équipe « Archéolologies environnementales », UMR 7041 ArScAn, Adel. Preventive excavations carried out around Guimps (Charente, France) in 2011 unearthed a medieval silo contain-ing a single dog burial. The animal … Continue reading

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Quittor, an obsolete disease

by Christophe Degueurce* et Marion Riffaud** *Professeur, Conservateur du musée Fragonard, École nationale vétérinaire d’Alfort, Université Paris-Est, Centre de recherche en histoire euro-péenne comparée, Adel. **Docteur vétérinaire, Cabinet Vétérinaire, 24, rue du Château d’O, Résidence de la Taille 61260 … Continue reading

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1917-1918: the question of equine effectives

by Claude Milhaud, Docteur Vétérinaire, Vétérinaire Général Inspecteur (2s), Membre de l’Académie Vétérinaire de France, Adel. In the spring of 1917, French Armies had difficulties feeding their 1.100.000 horses and mules, and therefore were forced to reduce their number. … Continue reading

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Vaccination: a history. From variolation to accination

by Hervé Bazin, Docteur vétérinaire, Docteur ès Sciences, Professeur émérite de la faculté de Médecine de l’Université de Louvain, Membre de l’Académie vétérinaire de France, Adel. The human fight against infectious diseases has been developed following two orientations, one … Continue reading

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Tchad’s memories of a veterinarian, 1954-1955

Memories of Jacques Itard*, Docteur vétérinaire, Chef de service honoraire à l’Institut d’Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire Tropicales, Adel. Présentation-adaptation par François Vallat Memories of a bush veterinarian at Oum-Hadjer and Moussoro (Tchad) during 1954-1955, depicting his relations with … Continue reading

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Claude Bourgelat’s lineage

par Hugues Plaideux, Docteur vétérinaire, Adel. If Claude Bourgelat’s works have been widely studied, his family, on the other hand, have been unknown for a long time. We shall not, therefore, try to draw a complete picture of his … Continue reading

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Extension and Inflating: the therapy of the shoulder and antique hippiatres

by Louise Sephocle*, Valérie Gitton-Ripoll**, François Vallat*** *Doctorante en Lettres Classiques, Université de Brest L’Hermitage, 29600 Plourin- les-Morlaix, Adel. **Maître de conférences en latin, UFR Lettres Université de Toulouse 2 Le Mirail, 5 allée  Antonio-Machado 31058 Toulouse cedex 9, … Continue reading

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