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Linda Case

With all of the food options available to us today, there's never been more confusion about how and what to feed our dogs. Linda Case dispels a lot of the myths around dog food and offers some good advice on feeding from puppyhood through your dog's senior years.

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Guest

Linda Case

Hosts

Mark Drucker and Drew Webster

Producer and Editor

Jesse Husband

Guest Bio

Linda is a canine nutritionist, science writer, and speaker, and she’s the owner of Autumn Gold Consulting & Dog Training Center in Mahomet, IL. She earned her B.S. in Animal Science from Cornell University and her M.S. in Canine/Feline Nutrition at the University of Illinois. Linda was a lecturer in canine and feline science in the Animal Sciences department at the University of Illinois for fifteen years and then taught companion animal behavior and training at the College of Veterinary Medicine. She has authored numerous publications, including nine books, and writes a blog called The Science Dog.

SUMMARY

In Episode 2 of The Love, Dog Podcast, hosts Mark Drucker and Drew Webster interview internationally acclaimed canine nutritionist, Linda Case. Their conversation takes a deep dive into the most important topics related to feeding dogs, including the importance of feeding puppies a lean diet, the many different types of dog food available to pet parents and dog guardians, and the factors to consider when selecting dog food. The conversation also touches on the importance of managing weight, and the importance of adjusting diet as dogs age. As a Hot Topic, the hosts and guest discuss human food vs. pet food. They also discuss the current debate over grain-free diets, whether or not it’s ok to feed your dog chocolate, Et al.

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1.   If you enjoyed the show and found it helpful, we’d love it if you’d consider supporting the podcast with a donation of any amount Ko-Fi THANK YOU!

2.   Linda Cases’s blog: thesciencedog.com

3.   Canine research: BSM Partners

4. Books by Linda Case: Dog Food Logic

CHAPTERS

00:00     Podcast opens

04:12      Intro by Mark Drucker

07:28     Guest Introduction: Linda Case

9:38       Stages of Development and Feeding Dogs

18:40      Switching from Puppy to Adult Food

19:40      Feeding Large and Giant Breeds

25:00      Understanding Dog Food Options

26:40      Factors to Consider in Dog Food Selection

39:44      Different Types of Dog Food

47:37       Variety in Dog Food and Enjoyment

49:29      Essential Considerations in Dog Food Selection

51:50       Dealing with Obesity in Dogs

52:55       Managing Weight in Older Dogs

58:05       The Importance of Adjusting Diet as Dogs Age

01:00:33 The Connection Between Weight and Pain in Dogs

01:02:37 Feeding Dogs During Training and the Importance of Portion Control

01:07:39 Hot Topic: Human Food vs. Pet Food

01:12:53   The Debate Over Grain-Free Diets

01:21:48   Can your dog eat chocolate?

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