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This PowerPoint presentation was compiled by Fred J. Born, DVM of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin in 2013. The 344 slides provide a brief summary of 4,000 years of veterinary history. 

This set of 125 slides was compiled by Fred J. Born, DVM from Fond du Lac, Wisconsin on the occasion of the 250th anniversary of the founding of the first veterinary school in Lyon, France, in 1761 and worldwide celebration of Vet2011. The story covers over 2200 years of the evaluation of the study of veterinary medicine. It is a journely from the writings of Hippocates to Claude Bourgelat's classic veterinary text, "Elements of Hippiatry and New Knowledge of Equine Medicine."

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