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Historical preview of the military veterinarian’s uniform evolution (1769 – 1914), 2 nd part

Emmanuel DUMAS* Olivier CABRE** *Vétérinaire en chef, Direction centrale du service de santé des armées – Bureau « activités vétérinaires », 60 Boulevard du général Martial Valin – CS 21 623 – 75509 PARIS Cedex 15 emmanuel.dumas@sfr.fr ** Vétérinaire en … Continue reading

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A new manuscript by Bourgelat. The compelling ascent of a horseman

Bernard CLERC Professeur honoraire des Écoles nationales vétérinaires 46 rue du Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny, 94700 Maisons-Alfort berclerc@yahoo.fr A new manuscript found recently is the object of this publication. It contains writings of Bourgelat on horsemanship. Examination proves it’s … 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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The Alfort Battalion’s battle to defend Charenton’s bridge on 30 march 1814

Emmanuel DUMAS Vétérinaire en chef, Service vétérinaire des armées de Metz, Caserne Ney, CS 30001, 57044 Metz Cedex 1 emmanuel.dumas@sfr.fr In 1814, as the allied armies were about to invade France, pupils of the Alfort Veterinary School were formed into … 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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Vaccination : a history. From the Pasteur’s vaccines to the modern vaccines

Par Hervé BAZIN* *Dr vétérinaire, Dr ès Sciences, Pr émérite de la faculté de Médecine de l’Université de Louvain, Membre de l’Académie vétérinaire de France, email herve-marie.bazin@wanadoo.fr Communication présentée le 20 avril 2013 This essay tries to describe the beginning … 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 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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Gelders and expert marshals: the history of little-known professions

by Arnaud Gaschet, Docteur vétérinaire, Adel. arnaudgaschet@hotmail.fr The advent of veterinarians in 1761 created a new social and occupational group involved in animal medicine. Thus veterinarians started competing with gelders and expert marshals who had practiced their art for ages. … Continue reading

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