He began the practice of inoculation for hydrophobia in 1885.
In order to prevent hydrophobia dogs may only be kept under certain restrictions.
Pasteur's inoculation against hydrophobia is on the same principle.
He is the patron of hunters, and is also invoked in cases of hydrophobia.
It is no less than a cure for the dread disease of hydrophobia in man and of rabies in animals; and the interest of the achievement is not only that he successfully combated one of the most mysterious and most fell diseases to which man is subject, but also that this was accomplished in spite of the fact that the special microbe causing the disease had not been isolated.