About "Understanding Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fats"

A Nutrition Topics Short Course

  • This Nutrition Topics short course is adapted from the dietary fats section of our core course "Basics of Canine Nutrition"

  • Video lectures, readings and a short quiz provide all that you need to know about fats, essential fatty acids and the differences between omega-3 and omega-6 fats in your dog's diet

  • Unlimited 6-month access to a self-paced short course, designed to be completed in 2 hours or less; Added bonus - All students receive a discount coupon for a Science Dog core course!

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Tips and Guidelines

    • Using the Course Video Player

  • 2

    Topics: Understanding Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fats

    • Fat - What is it and why is it important?

    • DHA and Puppy Development

    • Omega-3 vs. Omega-6 Fatty Acids (and why they matter)

    • Omega-6 and Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Dog Foods

    • Test Your Knowledge!

  • 3

    Course Completion

    • Congratulations!

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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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