- n any of various infectious viral diseases of animals
- n an angry and disagreeable mood
- n paint made by mixing the pigments with water and a binder
- n a painting created with paint that is made by mixing the pigments with water and a binder
- n a method of painting in which the pigments are mixed with water and a binder; used for painting posters or murals or stage scenery
- v paint with distemper
- Just as there is no cure for epilepsy, there is none for distemper, scourge of dogs.
- Rare is the dog-owner who has not seen one of his animals grow dull, lose appetite, begin to cough, vomit, twitch, discharge from nose and eyes, or show some other of distemper's .
- Dogs droop and often die of distemper, a virus disease which affects them very much as influenza affects human beings.
News & Articles
- County offers distemper clinic after spring outbreak
A distemper outbreak that hit Allen earlier this year has settled down, but Collin County is helping guard against the highly contagious virus by hosting a low-cost vaccination clinic on Saturday.
June 21, 2013 - The Allen American
- Collin County Hosts Distemper Vaccination Clinic
Collin County is hosting a distemper vaccination clinic to prevent the virus in household pets. Photo Credit: NBC 5
June 20, 2013 - NBC Dallas Fort Worth
- Corona authorities warn of distemper-infected raccoons
Pet owners throughout Corona were advised today to ensure their dogs and cats are vaccinated for distemper following confirmation that a dying raccoon was infected with the disease.
June 20, 2013 - Southwest Riverside News Network
- William Shakespeare in CBS News
In 1602, Shakespeare wrote that Queen Gertrude told Hamlet: "O gentle son, Upon the heat and flame of thy distemper, Sprinkle cool patience."
- Biddy Baxter in Telegraph.co.uk
Baxter said: "It was the dog's first and last TV appearance. Two days later she died of distemper."
- Kirk Franklin in Galveston County Daily News
The whole environment isn't conducive to adoption,Franklin said. "It's just not a positive experience because of the distemper and parvovirus. The last thing they want is to adopt a sick dog."