I received this email from Dr. Sears’ son, Skip, on Saturday: “My Father passed away quietly at his home in Park City. 1/3/36-6/3/23. He had entered the hospital May 1, and had an aortic value replacement on May 8, he never really got a break after that. Just a slow decline. Your friendship and bookContinue reading “Dr. Alson Sears, lifelong veterinarian and innovator, dies at 87”
This is a sad story, but like many distemper stories, it ends with an enormous dose of hope. When Pawel Hardej’s puppy Ginger came down with distemper last month, he went looking for a way to save her and he found the Wag Out Loud podcast on distemper. That led him to this page andContinue reading “The sad but hopeful legacy of Ginger”
A short article I wrote about how I got into the canine distemper cause has been published in Mountain Home magazine, which serves central Pennsylvania and the Finger Lakes of Upstate New York, where I live:https://www.mountainhomemag.com/2021/12/01/375325/saving-dogs-from-distemper?
From Liam McEvoy, Nov. 23, 2021 “Firstly, thank you so much for all of the information on your website. We truly believe that the NDV serum saved our dog. My name is Liam, I live in LA and our adopted dog Mamas (border collie mix) was diagnosed with distemper on 10/08/21. We had a PCRContinue reading “Mamas saved from distemper”
A doctor who had researched canine distemper sent me this video about the origins of the disease. I had heard of some of this, but this was an interesting point of view with perspectives I had not seen.
Received this email from Turkey this morning, along with the accompanying video: Hello, My name is Hatice Degirmenci and I am writing to you from Izmir, Turkey. I am a shelter volunteer and a rescue worker in a small town outside of Izmir. Last summer, a young couple brought in a puppy that they foundContinue reading “Shelter dog in Turkey saved from distemper”
My interview with Krista of Wag Out Loud was published this week. Please check it out.
A year ago today, I announced the publication of the book “Save Dogs From Distemper: The ‘Impossible’ Cure of Dr. Alson Sears.” There is one tidbit in the book about the potential for Newcastle Disease Vaccine that goes beyond its use against canine distemper. It might be a tool to fight cancer. As I understandContinue reading “NDV against cancer”
The recent article in Time magazine by Naomi Osaka: ‘It’s O.K. Not to Be O.K.’ was a welcome reminder that we all need to take care of our mental health. It’s an issue I needed to deal with in writing my book, and I’d wager it is something that everyone who fights to save aContinue reading “The Heaviness”
Media Inquiries Ed Bond, the author of “Save Dogs From Distemper: The ‘Impossible’ Cure of Dr. Alson Sears,” is available for interviews. If you are a member of the media or an animal advocacy group, you can email him at email@example.com.