Category Archives: Dogs and cats

When rabies stroke in the south of Toulouse area before the French Revolution

Jean-Luc LAFFONT Maître de conférences en Histoire moderne Centre de Recherches sur les Sociétés et Environnements Méditerranéens (CRESEM), EA 2984 Université de Perpignan-Via Domitia, Département d’Histoire, Faculté des LSH 52, avenue Paul Alduy, 66860 Perpignan cedex jean-l.laffont@wanadoo.fr A new current … Continue reading

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History of the Dog in Animation

David GUILLIER Dr vétérinaire, interne animaux de compagnie à l’École Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort 7 Avenue du Général de Gaulle, 94700 Maisons-Alfort david.guillier@vet-alfort.fr While the horse stood out as the choice model for illustrations in the 19th-century optical toys, small mammals, … Continue reading

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Historical overview of canine medicine in France

par François VALLAT* *Dr vétérinaire, Dr en Histoire, email. francoisvallat@hotmail.com The uses made of dog were mainly responsible for the evolution of Canine medicine. Treatment of canine diseases, after being virtually ignored by the ancient authors, was developed from the … Continue reading

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Dog breeds in the eighteen century as described in French naturalistic literature

by Hélène Nunes * et C. Degueurce ** *Docteur vétérinaire ** Professeur, Musée Fragonard, Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort, Adel. cdegueurce@vet-alfort.fr The French naturalistic literature of the 18th century was particularly involved in describing the domestic animals. The authors studied all … Continue reading

Posted in 2005, Dogs and cats, Modern, Zootechny | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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. annelise.binois@mae.u-paris10.fr 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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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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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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