About "Carbohydrates and Your Dog"

A Nutrition Topics Short Course

  • This Nutrition Topics short course is adapted from the carbohydrates sections of our core course "Basics of Canine Nutrition"

  • Three chapters covering all that you need to know about dogs and carbohydrates (and whether your dog needs them); designed to be completed in 2 hours or less

  • Video lectures, readings, and a short quiz to test your knowledge keeps the material interesting and applicable

  • Unlimited 6-month access to a completely self-paced short course, plus a discount coupon for a Science Dog course (available upon completion)

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • Tips and Guidelines

    • Using the Course Video Player

  • 2

    Topics: Carbohydrates and Your Dog

    • Carbs - What exactly ARE they?

    • Do Dogs Need Carbs?

    • Digestible Carbohydrates vs. Fiber - What is the Difference?

    • Myths about Dogs and Carbs

    • Test Your Knowledge!

  • 3

    Course Completion

    • Congratulations!

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Instructor

Owner, The Science Dog

Linda Case

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 blog "The Science Dog" (https:\\thesciencedog.com) and is the author of eight books, including “Dog Food Logic” 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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What Students are Saying:

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The information provided about carbohydrates, makes me feel a bit at ease when feeding them to my pets! Thank you for making me a better informed pet owner!!!!

The information provided about carbohydrates, makes me feel a bit at ease when feeding them to my pets! Thank you for making me a better informed pet owner!!!!

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