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James Watts

BSc Bioveterinary Science. Editor of PetSci. When I'm not writing, learning, discussing, or reading about animals, you know it's the weekend! Currently developing PetSci HealthTrak, the fast and easy way to monitor your pet's weight and calorie intake. HealthTrak offers a simple way to track your pet's progress, helping them achieve a healthy weight and a long, happy life.

Nutritional Requirements for your Pregnant Dog and How to Ensure they’re Staying Healthy

Pregnant dogs require very different nutritional needs than normal dogs and it’s important to educate yourself on them, if you plan on becoming a breeder or if your pet has fallen pregnant by chance. The stages a female canine goes through is very stressful on her and her body and will require certain steps and proper care for her journey …

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Protect Your Dog from Canine Leishmaniasis: Virbac Releases CaniLeash Vaccine

Can cats spread canine parvovirus to dogs

The development of a canine leishmaniasis vaccine has been part of a research project spanning 20 years. Vetstream reports that finally an effective vaccine has been found. CaniLeash, developed by Virbac, is a proven, effective vaccination for dogs against leishmaniasis. A 93% success rate over a two year period has been achieved in the trials. This is great news for …

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