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Raising a healthy dog takes more thought than just dropping some kibble in a bowl.

Good food and sound nutrition habits set your puppy on the path to a long and healthy life

Find out the nutritional needs for each stage of a growing pup plus what you should never do (and what you should always do) when feeding your four-legged friend with this eBook on Puppy Nutrition

About this Series

At the AKC, we know better than anyone that your dog can’t be treated like a car or an appliance, but we’ve named this series “A Dog Owner’s Manual” because sometimes you probably wish your lovable companions came with one.

These concise guides give you the tools, tips, and direction to be a responsible and confident dog owner who brings out the best in your dog. Give them a test drive!

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The Five Commands Every Dog Should Know

Do you want a well behaved dog but don’t know where to begin? The Basic five commands e-book is a great place to start and will give your dog a strong foundation for future training.