Linda Case, Owner
Linda Case grew up training and showing dogs and opened AutumnGold with her husband Mike in 1987. Linda is a canine nutritionist, dog trainer, and science writer. 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. She also taught companion animal behavior and training at the College of Veterinary Medicine. In addition to teaching students and their dogs at AutumnGold, Linda is a popular speaker and author who lectures frequently about dog nutrition, training, behavior, and health. She is the author of numerous publications and of seven books, most recently “Only Have Eyes for You: Exploring Canine Research with The Science Dog” and “Beware the Straw Man: The Science Dog Examines Dog Training Fact & Fiction”. She also writes the popular blog “The Science Dog” (http://thesciencedog.wordpress.com/). Linda and Mike currently share their lives with four amazing dogs; Vinny, Chip, Cooper, and Alice, plus Pete the formerly feral cat. In addition to training dogs, Linda enjoys hiking, swimming, yoga, bird watching and gardening – all of which she happily shares with her dogs. Linda teaches the Beginner classes at AutumnGold, along with Clicker Tricks, Canine Nosework, and Fun Agility.