Monthly Archives: February 2014

A Cherbourg veterinarian’s sign-board painted by Jean-François Millet (1841)

By Hugues Plaideux, 19 rue Jallot, 50440 Beaumont-Hague This paper presents a Cherbourg veterinarian’s sign-board painted in 1841 by Jean-Francois Millet (1814-1875), the future and celebrated author of The Angelus and The Gleaners. Lost sight of in the late XIXth … 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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Feeding, an evidence of the humanization of the dog? 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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Ovine pathology in the Sologne (France): The aqueous cachexy and the so-called “red disease”, two diseases that have lasted impression

by Bernard Heude, Docteur vétérinaire, Docteur en histoire, Adel. bernard.heude@orange.fr Two diseases of wool animals are outstanding for the Sologne inhabitants in the 18 th century and are a major source of worry, as they cause a high rate of … Continue reading

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