Dog diseases, like human diseases, are often difficult of treatment and require rigorous measures. Distemper* is one of these. The London Fields Distemper Council made public through its Research Committee an elaborate plan for finding a cure for the disease.

Hitherto experiments in this direction have been inconclusive because of the difficulty of obtaining suitable subjects. Puppies purchased in ordinary ways may have had slight cases of the disease which would render them immune to infection. Or again they may become accidentally infected by importation of...

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