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”
I’ve added a form to the front of the website for media interviews. Or you can use the form below. 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,Continue reading “Available for Interviews”
Dr. Peter Cook connected with me on LinkedIn and sent me some additional research on ways that the distemper virus may affect humans: View at Medium.com https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/brb3.1920 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/9701477/
Here’s an excerpt from my book “Save Dogs From Distemper: The ‘Impossible’ Cure of Dr. Alson Sears.” As an ordinary guy in Horseheads, N.Y. — not a scientist, vet, doctor or scientific researcher — I have pushed this cause as far as I am able. But if anyone would want to pick this up andContinue reading “Help will always be given”
[Based on research and excerpts from “Save Dogs From Distemper: The ‘Impossible’ Cure of Dr. Alson Sears”] By Ed Bond The battle to save dogs from canine distemper has been complicated by historic problems in identification and diagnosis, recognizing the cause, developing an effective vaccine, finding effective treatments and understanding how and when aContinue reading “A history of canine distemper and the search for effective treatments”