On-line Courses about Nutrition, Feeding Practices, Pet Foods, and More!
"Basics of Canine Nutrition"
Available January 2020 - Sign up to receive notifications!
About "Basics of Canine Nutrition"
Designed for trainers, behavior consultants, shelter/rescue staff and volunteers, veterinary professionals and all who wish to learn more about the science of canine nutrition
This is the first in a series of three Science Dog nutrition and feeding courses! (Coming soon: "Puppies to Seniors - Feeding through the Life Cycle" and "Pet Food Smarts")
Unlimited 12-month access to this completely self-paced course, plus Q/A and discussion sessions with the instructor and other students
Ten chapters covering all of the essential nutrients and nutritional requirements of dogs - Everything you need to know about the basic science of canine nutrition
Video lectures, readings, recorded webinars and short quizzes keep material interesting and support students with different learning styles
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) available with IAABC (18 units), CPDT (trainers, 13 units; behavior consultants, 7 units), KPA (18 units), and PPAB (16 units)
Students who complete the course receive a certificate of achievement to help pet professionals advance their careers and to market their knowledge to clients
Owner, The Science Dog
Linda is a world renowned canine nutritionist, dog trainer and author. Her academic training is as a canine/feline nutritionist and trainer. She earned her B.S. in Animal Science at Cornell University and her M.S. in Canine/Feline Nutrition at the University of Illinois, and was a lecturer of companion animal science at the University of Illinois for 15 years. Linda currently owns AutumnGold Consulting and Dog Training Center in central Illinois. She writes the popular "The Science Dog" blog (https:\\thesciencedog.com) and is the author of eight books, including “Dog Food Logic: Making Smart Decisions for your Dog in an Age of Too Many Choices” and the college textbook, "Canine and Feline Nutrition". Linda and her husband Mike currently share their lives with three amazing dogs; Stanley, Cooper, and Alice, plus Pete the formerly feral cat.
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