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!

Register Now for On-Demand Access!


Owner, The Science Dog

Linda Case

Linda Case is well-known author, canine nutritionist, and dog 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. Linda is the author of numerous publications and nine books, including Feeding Smart with The Science Dog, Dog Smart, and Dog Food Logic. She is also the author of the popular Science Dog Blog. Linda and her husband Mike live in central Illinois and share their lives with three amazing dogs: Cooper, Alice and Stanley, and Pete the cat.

Please Notify Me about Other Science Dog Courses!

Add your email to the mailing list to get the latest updates.