A New Science Dog Webinar (with a FREE Preview!) The Scoop on Poop An evidence-based webinar examining how diet and life style factors influence fecal quality and GI health in dogs. This comprehensive discussion examines ALL of the factors that go into optimal fecal quality (and quantity) in dogs and what owners can do to … Continue reading The Scoop on Poop
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What IS the Canine Gut Microbiome, Anyway?
A New Science Dog Courses Webinar Presented by Dr. Stephanie Clark An on-demand webinar for veterinary health professionals, trainers, nutritionists, pet industry professionals and dog owners. Enjoy the opportunity to chat with the presenter and ask questions. Learn about the importance of the gut microbiome for long-term health and how diet may influence gut health. … Continue reading What IS the Canine Gut Microbiome, Anyway?
Are You Interested in Cats?
New Cat-Centered Offerings from The Science Dog Courses! Feeding Felines: An Evidence-Based Feline Nutrition Course A Science Dog CORE course that focuses on our other best friend, the domestic cat. Learn why cats cannot be treated or fed as if they are "small dogs'! Students who complete the course receive a personalized Science Dog Courses … Continue reading Are You Interested in Cats?
Feeding Smart with The Science Dog
New Book Announcement! "Feeding Smart with The Science Dog" by Linda P Case Description: In The Science Dog’s latest myth-busting book, Linda Case takes on canine nutrition and feeding practices. It seems that almost everyone has an opinion about how our dogs should be fed and what diet is healthiest for them. In this timely … Continue reading Feeding Smart with The Science Dog
Free Webinar and Course Preview
Recorded Webinar (Free) Human Grade Meaningful Distinction or Marketing Gimmick? Register for 6-months of full-access to this on-demand webinar Learn about labeling claims of "Human Grade" and what this term actually means (and does not mean) with regard to food quality and selection. Learn about the latest research addressing human grade pet foods. Presented by … Continue reading Free Webinar and Course Preview
Why Care about Copper? The mineral copper is an essential dietary nutrient for dogs. It is needed for the formation and activity of red blood cells, acts as a cofactor in numerous enzymatic reactions, and is necessary for normal skin and hair pigmentation. Copper deficiency can lead to impaired skeletal growth and anemia, but is … Continue reading Considering Copper
Choosing Kindly – An Excerpt
This week's Science Dog essay is an excerpt from Chapter 8 of "Dog Smart: Evidence-based Training with The Science Dog". I introduced the previous chapter with a story about starting each orientation class at AutumnGold with a version of the training game. While I emphasized that our students are usually impressed by these demonstrations and … Continue reading Choosing Kindly – An Excerpt
Becoming Dog Smart
This week's blog is an excerpt from Linda Case's newest Science Dog book, "Dog Smart: Evidence-based Training with The Science Dog." I grew up in an animal-loving family. As a young child, I had an auspicious start to pet ownership with Beany the Bird, a parakeet who I trained to fly from his cage to land … Continue reading Becoming Dog Smart
What’s Your Dinner Ritual?
The Case dogs have an evening dinner ritual. This ritual has not changed much in the last few years and deviates very little in its nightly performance. It begins, like clockwork, at 8:15 pm and is currently directed by Cadie, our senior Golden girl. Mike (my husband) typically feeds the dogs their evening meal, so … Continue reading What’s Your Dinner Ritual?
Dog Food Logic
"Dog Food Logic: Making smart decisions for your dog in an age of too many choices" is now available! Click on the images for more information and to order. (Note: E-versions are already available from Dogwise, and will be included on Amazon soon). ORDER FROM AMAZON ORDER FROM DOGWISE REVIEWS OF "DOG FOOD LOGIC" … Continue reading Dog Food Logic
New Book Announcement – “Dog Food Logic”
"Dog Food Logic: Making smart decisions for your dog in an age of too many choices" is now available from Dogwise Publishing and Amazon. Click on the image for ordering information. Below are several recent reviews. ORDER AT DOGWISE ORDER AT AMAZON ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ REVIEWS OF "DOG FOOD LOGIC" ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ Reviewer: … Continue reading New Book Announcement – “Dog Food Logic”