Paulus Potter, Wolf-Hound (c. 1650)
To stanch the bleeding of a Wound. Take a Hounds Turd, and lay that on a hot coal, and binde it thereto, and that shall stanch bleeding…
Elizabeth Grey Kent, A Choice Manual of Rare and Select Secrets in Physick and Chirurgery
Man’s best friend: loyal, courageous, and always ready to provide you and your neighborhood with lifesaving medicine.