Daily Archives: 22/01/2014

The Biting of a Mad Dog

Before Christmas Paul Middleton looked at the role of unicorn horn in combatting the effects of poisons and venoms. Today’s post is on a similar theme and looks at one very particular type of venomous bite – the bite of a mad dog. Ambrose Paré explained dogs were particularly prone to madness: ‘DOgges become mad sooner than …

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