Petfood Industry launched its first interactive petfood nutrition course, "Building Blocks of Companion Animal Nutrition."
This six-module online course, developed by Linda P. Case, MS, owner of AutumnGold Consulting, provides a thorough examination of the science of companion animal nutrition and practical feeding management for dogs and cats. Watt (parent company of Petfood Industry and Petfood Forum) has made the "Building Blocks of Companion Animal Nutrition" course available through the online educational portal, Watt eLearning.
The "Building Blocks of Companion Animal Nutrition" course includes six modules, an accompanying textbook and certificate of completion. Course content is designed to meet the needs of petfood professionals, animal scientists, nutritionists, veterinarians, breeders, exhibitors, judges, trainers, hobbyists and others seeking a scientific understanding of basic nutrients and their functions, companion animal nutrient needs and feeding behaviors.
Case is a recognized expert in the fields of canine and feline nutrition, behavior and training and companion animal health care. She operates AutumnGold Dog Training Center and is the author of four books, as well as numerous scientific papers and pet owner educational materials. Case also served as an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine and lecturer and program coordinator at the University of Illinois Department of Animal Sciences.
Log on to www.wattelearning.com to learn more, sign up and gain immediate access to the course. Check back often for new sessions and updated offerings.
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