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Feeding, an evidence of the humanization of the dog?

by François Vallat, Docteur vétérinaire, Docteur en Histoire, Adel. francoisvallat@hotmail.com A review of documents available on the feeding of hounds from Antiquity to the present suggests a change in practices around 1830, when meat gradually takes the place of bread, … Continue reading

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Emile Decroix, a military veterinary surgeon, promoter of horse meat consumption in France and precursor of fight against smoking

Emile Decroix, veterinarian, was an Army major (1821-1901) who committed life-long philanthropic actions to the detriment of his career and his fortune. Sustained by an irrepressible will and an irrepressible charisma, he was the promoter of the consumption of horse … Continue reading

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Feeding, an evidence of the humanization of dogs ? by François Vallat

A review of documents available on the feeding of hounds from Antiquity to the present suggests a change in practices  around 1830, when meat gradually takes the place of bread, reflecting a reversal of the image of this animal. For … Continue reading

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