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Mercury Rising?

Not the Bruce Willis movie. Rather, mercury levels in pet foods. Are they too high? Unlike the movie, these worries are not fiction. However, neither is there reason for widespread panic. Let's look at what we currently know about mercury in pet foods and whether or not these levels should be of concern to dog… Continue reading Mercury Rising?

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Available Now! “Basics of Canine Nutrition”

About the Course Designed for trainers, behavior consultants, shelter/rescue staff and volunteers, pet industry 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… Continue reading Available Now! “Basics of Canine Nutrition”

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The Raw Deal

I have avoided writing this essay. The reason is that, contrary to how it may on occasion appear, I generally do not seek out conflict. Considered debate about scientific evidence and civilized discussions? Yep, enjoy those. However, the acrimony and polarization that frequently accompanies internet discussions about how best to feed dogs? Avoid those like… Continue reading The Raw Deal

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New Book! “Beware the Straw Man: The Science Dog Explores Dog Training Fact & Fiction”

"Beware the Straw Man: The Science Dog Explores Dog Training Fact & Fiction" is now available! Click on the image below for more information and to order. Book summary:   The Science Dog (aka Linda Case) takes a skeptic's look at many commonly held beliefs about dog behavior and training. Each of the book's 32 essays explores a… Continue reading New Book! “Beware the Straw Man: The Science Dog Explores Dog Training Fact & Fiction”