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It then takes a day to defrost so I pull out tomorrows portion at the time I feed them today. Guest post opportunities Questions:  How much of a portion should she get?                       Does anybody find it has helped in weight loss?. I have two boxers that I cant keep them out of my grains at the end of a brew. Congratulations, and I have to say, thank you for sharing it with was. When you purchase their food, they then tell you how much of that meal you give them. They are both about 10 pounds and this serving size is per their vet. The one they water with the microwaved water died!. I get vegetables delivered to my door all organic, and I used them on the recipe. Some foods declare the tabular array of more nutrients, but this is completely voluntary. With fussy dogs the chain of events goes owner offers food, dog refuses, he gets a treat; owner offers food, dog refuses, he gets a treat. I’ve never tried homemade dog food for pets.  But will need more as the days go on. How much do you feed a pug that is 17 pounds and another that is 24? . I get vegetables delivered to my door all organic, and I used them on the recipe. Sample buyer review… “I have 5 active dogs of all other ages. I puree the vegetables simply because younger dogs cannot fully digest the outer skin of peas even though they are cooked. Methods for optimal food storage and shelf life should be based on good judgment and what you are in person well-situated with. based on my research some good substitutes for grains (assuming the grain allergy is a gluten allergy) are: -potatoes/sweet potatoes -legumes (beans) -quinoa -lentils. So I substituted corn but they didn’t digest that very well. Submit post Free of GMO (genetically modified) ingredients and loaded with meat. If so which do you add? I’d hate for my dogs to be difficient in vitamins. Here are The Dog Food Advisor’s best dry dog foods for June 2021. they either hunted for themselves or were fed bones and meat scraps…not veggies and grains!! They will eat the stomach contents of a kill, but for the stomach lining which is full of nutrients. I’ve been feeding for about 6 months now and dogs love it!. Its nice not worrying he isn’t eating enough and knowing he is getting good quality ingredients. they do NOT and should NOT eat vegetables or rice, or thing else that is in a human’s varied diet …. Unless you are able to use a program to analyze the nutrient value, your dog may be missing out on some fundamental stuff. Many owners like to feed a raw meat diet to their dogs, and while this can suit some dogs very well, there are some important considerations you need to be aware of. I know on a pure meat diet that the ratio is 1 lb for every 60 lb of adult dog. Want to write for I change from turkey and canned salmon. I’ve been making my 8 year old Staffy’s food for about a year now. I read that it should be 2-3% of their body weight. Guest contributor guidelines Read more buyer reviews at Chewy. I’m just starting off but my vet recommended adding vitamins powder, it’s called superfood supplements and you can sprinkle plot over the food, also definitely add fish oil so you get all of the omegas . After doing some research, my baby needs to eat 400 cal per day. what breed is your dog and how much does he/she weigh. Nothing wrong with brown rice………. Guest-post Hi Nay! Yes, we add supplements/vitamins as directed by our vet and nutritionist. Maybe change them up week to week, batch to batch. Sample buyer review… “I have 5 dogs…ranging in assorted sizes and breeds. I’ve been making homemade dog and cat food for years! It’s great to see a recipe on Damn Delicious so that others can enjoy this economic way to feed our pets healthy recognizable food! As for cats – they basically eat the same as dogs except I supervene upon some canned fish (tuna or salmon) to rotate with the turkey (I also use boneless, skinless chicken breasts and thighs which I pressure cook for 8 minutes)! I’ve also roasted the chicken but I think it was too dry. This week the tooth became infected and has been quite painful. Mine eats it at least once a week. Nulo Freestyle Adult Turkey and Sweet Potato is one of 8 dry kibble recipes included in our review of the Nulo Freestyle product line. Thanks for the recipe…my 13 yo Chug has congestive heart failure. He is not much of a drinker so the one thing that I’ve continued to make for him is home-cured veggie broth. Your do-it-yourself recipes are too high in carbohydrates, changes to the dogs PH levels causes allergies, which is not the same as humans PH. This is simply what worked for us, and not typical as I’m told by my vet. Our 4 year old English Lab weighs 95 lbs. ) is nutritionally fill then it is fashioned to provide everything a pet needs to remain healthy. But was wondering how long is it ok to leave in freezer for? Not sure when it will go bad. Submit an article In general, foods based on red meat meals have higher ash contents because they contain more mineral-rich bone. Accepting guest posts But as always, please consult your veterinarian. This is the great information you shared with us. They are designed to indicate how healthy a food is likely to be for the legal age of dogs when fed on a daily basis for an long period. During weaning, the mother's feeding amounts can be gradually brought back to normal. Unless your dog’s kidneys are compromised in some way, chemo, liver disease, etc etc, the amount of spinach in this recipe is low enough that it shouldn’t cause adverse effects in an otherwise healthy dog. I will be able to then put them in serving size ziploc bags when they are completely frozen. Nice recipe!  Thanks!  It’s great to see what other people do.  I also sometimes add an egg to the food when I’m warming it up. My dogs weigh 30 pounds, so 900 calories per day. You can reduce your food quality and give your dog better food quality. I love the versatility of your recipes. i go to Tailspin in Savannah they have a wonderful salmagundi. Kale and Collard greens also provide a great source of calcium for you pup and they are safe for them as well. Guest contributor guidelines It’s so much better to feed them healthy home cooked food!!. I placed the dog food down and watched her go to town!!! Thank you for sharing you are a god sent! . I also have used squash, parsley and dill in some of my recipes and my dogs are VERY happy. I’m going to try this recipe! How long does it last? Can I make a bigger batch to save some in ziplocks?. It worked well and she got better. Kylie, portions can vary depending on the size and breed of your dog. we wound up with the cats on Origen Red, and the dogs on a BARF diet. Liver and brain, heart, kidney. Better tummies, better elimination, and gorgeous coats. Submit guest post Are there any guidelines as to how mu h for weight of dog?. My dog is a Staffordshire bull terrier he weighs 25 kilo how many measuring cups of food would be recommended as he loves this food just unsure of how much to give him. Guest poster wanted How much food should I feed a 100lb dog? He’s 12 years old so doesn’t have high energy anymore. I can’t wait to try this! My puppy went through the same thing with her diet.  Sometimes I use Ground Beef, sometimes Chicken and sometimes, Rice. Accepting guest posts My dog has pancreatitis and the vet advisable we feed him a bland low fat homemade diet in addition to his low fat dry food as his appetite is hit or miss. Not sure I would heat the food up as high temps will cook a lot of the nutriment out of the food. Dry dog food may come in the form of kibbles, biscuits or pellets. No more turned up little noses!! Thanx!. they just can’t wait for mealtime. I love my vet and she has diagnosed many issues for my dogs over the years but I think this was the most eye opening ever. Yes it’s a little more expensive but I’m saving in vet bills. Guest post by Would you like to eat cold, soggy, defrosted turkey burger w rice for dinner every night? Didn’t think so.  This recipe above doesn’t mention boiling the meat…??. This recipe is amazing! my puppy loved it! my kids got a whiff of the aroma as I was cooking it, they asked to eat some! It’s hillarious because now they ask me to make dog food for lunch! jajaja. Hi I have a illumination dachshund who is 6 months old I want to make my own food for her. I thought maybe I should just let him eat junk dog food so he would enjoy eating his food. Sorry if this has been asked/answered. I would like the name of the vitamin place you use [email protected]. But I mix it with low calorie organic dog kibble. Hello, am I missing where in the article it says how much to feed a dog per body weight? I like this idea but want to make sure my dog doesn’t get too much or too little. Unfortunately, without further recipe testing, I cannot answer with certainty. Guest contributor guidelines My last Collie girl was 19 years old when she passed happily in her sleep. It made my heart feel full to watch those 2 little buggers gobble down 2 small bowls of healthy food. Made in Britain and very proud of it! ". I have a 4 pound, 7 pound and 20 pound dog. Guest posters wanted Although free feeding can work well with some dogs, it is always best to measure out the recommended amount at the start of the day and top up the bowl from that. I praise consulting with your pet’s veterinarian.                                           Thank you so much                                                      Patti. I agree with you, where does kibble grow?. This is one recipe I use as a basic recipe. Finally they decided they liked Little Ceasers, Chicken only & I would add puppy kibbles. Love the recipe, but frustrated with the inconsistencies in the recipe. Guest posters wanted Read more buyer reviews at Chewy.   I’m having problems with my dog constantly chewing and scratching. This meal would be ok for like one meal a couple times a week, but there is no bone or egg shell included in this, which is essential for dogs to balance out calcium and phosphorus, or dogs can end up with severe health issues. Dana, I was doing the same thing with my dog. Submitting a guest post use only fresh organic ingrediants. Submitting a guest post What you offer above IS NOT A COMPLETE DOG FOOD DIET. Do you know if I save money by making the food for my dog instead of buying can food? Also what’s the receommended portion to my little man? He’s never hungry in the morning. Excited to try this for our pups! Do you know the length of time this last for? . I can’t wait to try third recipe, thank you! Just a question, how do I know how much food to give my dogs?. home-cured cat food recipes too!, Thanks!!♥️♥️.


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 The warm broth will defrost the vegetables. Eating high-GI foods has been related with several health conditions, including type 2 polygenic disease. I puree the vegetables simply because younger dogs cannot fully digest the outer skin of peas even though they are cooked. Guest article What type of oats for the dog …oatmeal ?  do you blend blueberries … . Dana, I was doing the same thing with my dog. This is after feeding 1 cup twice a day, we are upping him to three feedings a day. I’ve been feeding my dog home-cured dog food for about 10 years now, and she is in great health. Once I had all the ingredients mixed my son thought it was dinner it looked so good. Both my dogs, ( a longhairs province 5lbs…. One question however, how much should I feed to my dog? He’s a large Lab (38kg). How much does this make is it a week supply? How long can it freeze for. Yikes – that’s an pricy diet! But unfortunately, I cannot answer this with foregone conclusion. For a bigger variety of meats, we recommend the Chappie Loaf Wet Adult 1+ dog food. Wellness Core Original is one of 12 dry recipes included in our review of the Wellness Core product line. I would like to know if these proportions are suitable as well for a shih tzu. The recipe yields about 8 cups. Submit article Mostly made up by nutritional supplements and additives. Sponsored post: They were big strong, very high energy dogs. They can come in many forms including dry, wet and raw. Contributor guidelines Hello Folks, We are getting a 7 week’s young Labrador Puppy (Pure Bred) in a weeks time. @Cat your already cooking the food which will alter the genetic code, simply defrosting what you cooked to save time isnt going to do thing more, sure maybe a few vits here and there minused, but think of the comparing dog food is made with giant microwaves already for decades and most of our food we get thats processed is cooked, dehydrated , frozen, reconstituted, then flash frozen again with preservatives added. com has a great canine mineral supplement!. Submit your content Real Beef and Brown Rice is one of five recipes included in our review of the Merrick Classic dry product line. Guest author In just over a week they are already looking and feeling better. I am going to do more research on proper vitamins and calcium, and I also do see this one is fairly high in fat. Guest column Sweet potatoes, maybe? Thank you in advance for any recommendations you might have! ❤️. The NFE (nitrogen-free extract) carbohydrate level does not include fibre and therefore essentially represents the level of sugars and starches in a food. Please let people know they need to do more research than just following this blog! Misinformation can harm puppies. Can you send me the knowledge on the vitamin supplements that you were talking about. Our steam-cooked recipes use 100% farm-raised meat and veggies, sourced right here in the USA. we just got a dog and he is allergic to his food. I don’t know what all the hype is about. This recipe likely has vitamin and mineral deficiencies that the supplement Balance IT canine provides for. Guest-post It’s so easy and I already have most of the ingredients. She’s been on it now for about a week, I make batches and freeze them. So we did the same for our 150lb (that’s not a orthography error!) pooch. FREE DELIVERY OVER £29*Find out more here. I have a question I have a cockapoo about 20pds and she 11 months now about how much should I feed her?. For more information on feeding fat dogs, please check out our guide. I am fostering a deployment dog who has been very picky with food. He seems to bE allergic to that as well. my mom “homemakes” food for her dog, which usually consists of pieces of meat from a rotisserie chicken and some canned veggies like green beans. They also include Omega 3 and 6 to keep the shine in your dog’s coat. It’s vital for dogs to have a certain portion of RAW bones (never cooked), kidneys, liver etc with every meal in order to make sure they’re receiving all the proper nutrients. I guess you can switch out the type of meat? The recipe calls for ground turkey… the picture shows ground chicken. This may be a dumb question, do you also give kibble?. I took a great online class on making dog food by Dr Barbara Fox. What did you finally end up doing for your dog?  Mine has the same deal and had redness. Oz the other day and the show was about arsenic in white and brown rice. I stopped everything with chicken and his fur grew back and he is doing well. when mom told me, i had to leave a comment. hey! haven’t tried yet but I decidedly think my dog will love this! I’m just wondering though if I should add some egg shells and probiotics? also maybe egg yolks for omegas, or does this already have?Thank you so much for this recipe!. hi! love this! i have 3 dogs- 2 large breed (huskies) and 1 medium size (korean jindo). Week 1: Feed up to 150% of the usual daily amount. Guest post courtesy of I love this recipe and so does my dog Gregory- thanks so much for devising such an easy and nutritious recipe. How long is it good to keep on fridge?.   I make a double batch and freeze. How much do you feed her a day, my dog is 68 lbs. You have to add vitamins and minerals and I have a wondrous company with all natural ingredients … also probiotics … mine is the highest possible it is amazing and a joint append. Methods for optimal food storage and shelf life should be based on good judgment and what you are personally comfortable with. I did a quick run of this recipe for a 65 lb dog, caloric intake should be 1417, if feeding twice a dog that almost 2 cups per meal time just for the one dog. It your baby is having bowel problems, check to see if it is cauliflour. With four (4) dogs this is becoming extremely cost prohibitive. The range includes tailor-made kibble and slow-cooked wet food as well as a range of treats and supplements. The first homespun dog food she has eaten. I’d try several different ones just to make sure they are in sync with one another and not off by say, 200 calories a day or thing. Methods for optimal food storage and shelf life should be based on good trait and what you are in person comforted with. Iams Lamb and Rice Adult formula is one of 15 dry recipes included in our review of the Iams Proactive Health product line. The idea is that they provide a expedient version of home cooking so they tend to include a proportionate selection of high-end fresh ingredients, cooked and packed in trays or pouches. Repeat the process at each meal, and keep treats between meals down until the fussiness has ceased. 'Red ingredients' are ingredients that we believe to be particularly low grade, highly disputatious or excessively vague. The vet gave me a list of foods I’m allowed to give him but I’m looking to see if I can find some recipes for him. Submit article Mama gets 8 ounces her day she is 10 lb and the puppy’s which are 4 and 5 pounds get half a cup per day cable is always left out available for any snacking. We are very happy with this brand. Use a high-quality mercenary dog food, making sure it’s apposite for the life stage and health status of your dog. As recommended by my veterinarian, I use BalanceIt. I just made this for my pup Minnie she’s a 4 month old Chihuahua. For dogs that sometimes go to the toilet in the house at night, it is often helpful to stick to morning or early day meals to make sure the food has time to work its way through before bed time. Thankfully she was able to be treated, and is doing great now that she’s back on actual cat food. She’s on a prescription diet and the cost of it is hurting me. Never feed them onions,white potatoes,tomatoe,grapes,avacado or turnip,they are toxic and give them enough you can kill your pet. com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/the_best_vegetables_for_dogs_and_cats. I’m pretty sure he’d fight me for it if I took to long to serve it. The only thing I am not sure about is how much to feed her. Hi! I have been researching making my dogs food myself. Become an author  You should know more about dogs and you should also know yourself as a pet owner before you take on such a large and intense task. I differ with your advice that all starches are bad for diabetics. It is always the result of some factor, and by minimising those factors, you can reduce the chances of all health problems. This is Great ! Is it ok for any dog? I mean i have Golden Retriever Puppy. It is really not but thank you so much for letting me know! I have reached out to them to have them remove the post immediately. How long is it good to keep on fridge?.  Also to get a food and stick with it. I’ve had them last for a few weeks but as always, please use your best mind. I thought about ordering from a delivery service that makes food for dogs but the cost was way more than I could afford particularly since I have 2 other rescues who need special expensive diets for urinary stones. You can also ask your vet if this recipe is appropriate for your dog or if you should add/subtract any ingredients. It’s fine as a treat in moderation, but canned tuna can cause serious health problems in cats if they eat it regularly. It worked well and she got better. Become a guest blogger Hi, What vitamin brand and types did your vet advocate for your dogs. ” A bunch of different calculators will come up (under all the ads). People are the same way with corn. Nothing wrong with brown rice………. I Have heard before that the better the food the less bowel movements they will have. This is what the dog food diligence doesn’t want to hear, so information that is like this hasn’t been distributed enough and dogs lives are being lost by greed with corporations putting profit over common sense. That’s about $75-$90 a month versus $50-$75 store bought. My dogs are about 40 pounds each and I feed about 6-7 oz per feeding twice a day. 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Baking is an deciding cooking method that allows foods to be cooked at lower pressures than jut and thence may leave more of the nutrients intact. I feed them twice a day and each dog gets 3/4 cup for breakfast and dinner. a mini bearnadoodle 51lbs) were super finicky!  I spent hundreds of dollars on dog food that I kept giving away!! I tried your recipe 4 weeks ago & they. The citric acid found in fruits such as grapefruit, lemon, lime and orange, can cause diarrhoea, vomiting and at the very worst end of the scale, economic crisis of the central nervous system. We feed our 1-yr old, 19-pound corgi one cup of food each day, supplemented by treats. Could cause gas or canal issues. Contribute to our site Not even 3 minutes later she was at my feet with a belly full and full of energy! LOVE LOVE LOVE this recipe!. The medication properties are great for winter. The NFE (nitrogen-free extract) carbohydrate level does not include fibre and therefore essentially represents the level of sugars and starches in a food. Brown rice , quinoa , oatmeal , cow raw milk , fish , fruits and veggies. She now is over the bout of problem bowels and back to her old self. Want to write a post   No fleas, and no allergies that we know of. This one looks really easy to make. Well-cooked dish oats (cooked in water, not milk), well-cooked brown rice or cooked green vegetables can be fed mixed in with their normal food. Sponsored post what can you do with the portions? How long refrigerate? Can you freeze?. corn is also on the no-no list & i give a drizzle of grapeseed oil in their food. What can I add to it that is different? So he will eat like he did at first. Guest posting guidelines Please consult your veterinarian if you would like to solely feed your dog homespun food. Most of my friends and family think I’m crazy with the enthusiasm and money I spend on my boys health. Also I understand spinach and kale are NOT good for dogs as they are high in oxalic acid. This is NOT a balanced diet for a dog, and this is the reason many veterinarians hate “raw” diets. I assume it would be 1/2 cup in morning and 1/2 cup at evening meal. Love recipe and going to start my dog on real food due to allegies. Bella is not going to eat that. Anyway, awesome post! Thank you! . As for the oatmeal question, I would opt for old fashioned or any other style of oats, just be sure that you are buying and making oatmeal that doesn’t have any added sugar, cinnamon, or other flavors. Her Doctor gave me different recipes but this one its only chicken and brown rice, 7/8 cup of chicken and 1/8 cup of brown rice, metamucil 4 tsp. I agree, the meat should be boiled not browned in a skillet. What dog food brand do you trust? What web site do you trust to gather content on home made dog food and how to store it properly to revent salmonella, etc type things. They are mostly uninformed on pet nutrition. The answer, as with humans, is eat reserve food in appropriate quantities. Looking for guest posts Good luck & may God Bless all our furry friends w/ good health & loving cuddles!. Meat in dog food often comes from “animal derivatives” - by-products of the human food industry which may not be traditionally eaten by people in this country. I use whatever meat I find on sale…. Can you tell me why you need to heat the food up . Click here for more accusation. Now this is all I am going to feed her is home cooked. Got rid of the bones but kept the marrow. Write for us I add a tablespoon of plain no fat yogurt to his morning meal. My 10 lb Klee Kai is the biggest picky eater and is allergic to every protein expect Turkey! Kibble has NEVER worked for her. Home Dog Insurance Cat Insurance Pet Care Compare Pet Insurance. Dedicated dog lovers tend to be very kind people. Also, fatty foods can lead to illnesses such as pancreatitis. Thanks for the recipe! How long will this keep in the fridge? Do you freeze it? I have one dog…Border Terrier Mix…small…So this looks like it makes a lot more than she can eat in a week. I personally prefer to nuke it for my little guy! 🙂. I wanted to get away from kibble, even though using for years a ‘healthier’ kind. Guest contributor guidelines Tear stains may be from allergies – can you substitute a different protein?. Correct I was thinking about that too I normally buy 19-25% of protein only. And what should I give her to keep her blood sugar levels low. I would be wary about Instant mix too because the ones I have encountered usually have flavors or other added fruits to it. It is plain common practise for top dog food manufacturers to use road kill, euthanized animals (obviously full of toxic chemicals and gross with their id tags and collars still attached) and whatever can be scraped from killing room floors, think beaks, feathers, feet. she spoke of how our previous fur baby had an enlarged heart when she got older. So we just recently started this but we have two 50 pound dogs.  I found your recipe and began feeding him entirely this.  I would give her the kibbles and can mixed together, with some warm water to soften the kibbles. Thank you very much for sharing this. I Have Talked To My Vet As Well ! He has helped Take Exceptionally Good Care of All of Our Animals on our Farm, for Over 40 Years , And Is Constantly Requested By Everyone who lives in our Small Town of 30,000. Publish your guest post 00 I was defrayment per day on canned food. High Prairie derives the majority of its meat protein from fresh buffalo, as well as both chicken and lamb meals. Want to write a post When we got him he was struggling to put on weight at the breeders and then had the same issues with us. Sponsored post: Hi, please can you tell me if I should add/substitute this mix for a 12 week old puppy?. I was watching my son’s Sheppard/Collie mix. Become a contributor Also I understand spinach and kale are NOT good for dogs as they are high in oxalic acid. I have seen people mention amounts of food in lbs but I measure their food in cups. What does Entrenous mean? Unless you’re meaning the French term, entre nous, which means “between ourselves; in camera. and fruits before cooking due to the fact of pesticides. but the problem is that in india it’s touchy to get fresh spinach and , zucchini is a rare possibility. Just be careful with the broths and sauces for humans because particularly onion and garlic, msg etc: can cause serious issues. Many people who actually feed raw or homemade diets follow a prey model diet and add supplements. 80lbs-3 1/2-4cups per day 60-3 cups 40-2 cups 20-1 cup 10- 1/2 cups Adjust if gaining or losing weight. Each one lasts about 4 days in fridge after being defrosted. Our dry matter label criticism reveals the recipe contains 27% protein, 16% fat and 50% estimated carbs… creating a fat-to-protein ratio of about 58%. I did my research on the food & learned that these dog food companies have loop holes to feed our pets “by-products” that aren’t what we are being sold. Become a guest blogger If you're not yet a member, join Which? to get instant access. Sponsored post by Using whole grains and dairy can make your dog sick.  I like this recipe because it took it a step further. Eating high-GI foods has been associated with several health conditions, including type 2 polygenic disorder. Guest author I give him boiled chicken with white rice, pasta and I only add the mass vegetables (sweet potatoes, carrots, beans, peas, broccoli and cottage cheese), I was told to over boil everything for easy digestion, he loves his food and never leaves anything in his bowl. When it comes to a daily diet for your dog, it’s important to consult with your vet. I sent an email over to our vet with the recipe and asked if the nutritional value was right for our dog and she referred me to a “Veterinary Nutritionist” and/or “Balance IT… is it weird that she wouldn’t be able to tell me? Anyway I’d just like to say Thank You from the bottom of my heart. We decided to make the change to home made food and they love it. How do you measure fresh spinach?  . As a result it provides zero calories and passes through the digestive system virtually unchanged, but along the way it serves some very important roles. The chunk tuna is usually from the jack tuna fish, a smaller species, shorter lifespan, less ingested mercury. Question:  is it 1 1/2 cups of cooked rice that goes into the meat – or do I make 1. So those would be my only long term concerns. in the AM and 12 hours later another 4 oz. Would you consider sharing the brand you use. After my sweet boy’s second tummy issue, I knew something had to be done on my end. When you favor one over the other you disrupt the balance and compromise the immune system. Guest posters wanted I have a puppy who is 8 months, mix australian sheperd and husky. Hi I am a dog owner from india. We feed the dogs this recipe at night and a commercial food in the morning – a combination of canned and kibble.  Right now she can only eat boiled chicken. Every time I use a day’s worth, I replace that with frozen so it thaws and I have an ever-rotating 3 days of fresh food without worrying about it sitting too long. Even the canned, wet one he used to love. Do you think this recipe is suitable for a puppy?. White rice is just hulled and milled to remove the husk. Hello! My dog is allergic to carrots, what ingredient should I use instead?. ” Yet we’re still at the vet for skin issues, ear problems, and such. Since this will make quite a bit, do you freeze it in ziploc bags, and pull out as needed?. There’s a Facebook group that helps with these questions.


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Want to write for It’s best to transition to a new dry dog food gradually. Plain yogurt is the best choice. Guest posting rules As recommended by my veterinarian, I use BalanceIt. The cooked meat is just enough to give the veggies flavor. I just started making my senior pitbull dog food after she seem d depress and lethargic. Guest post by Our dry matter label analysis reveals the recipe contains 27% protein, 16% fat and 50% estimated carbs… creating a fat-to-protein ratio of about 58%. Can I replace zucchini with cucumber? If not, what can I replace it with?. There are also no electromagnetic wave ovens at City of Hope. I also bought frozen veggies on special, like peas, green beans, carrot slices and squash chunks etc. Company registered in Finland (why?) #2486782-1. Want to contribute to our website Sample buyer review… “I have 5 dogs…ranging in different sizes and breeds. Guest post- You can also cook poultry bones in a slow cooker with a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and enough water to cover until they become soft enough to snap and grind in a food processor for an excellent source of protein and minerals, but this can also be tedious. Couldn’t believe it, turned to rinse pan, when turned around his dish was empty. What would your idea be to make this a dried food recipe? I would need to leave dried food when boarding my pup at my local vet while on repeal. Cold pressed dog foods are still relatively new on the scene but are growing in popularity rapidly as they present all of the advantages of more conventional dry food processing but without the potentially prejudicial high temperatures. Looking for guest posts I sometimes made a month’s worth at a time. There is a danger that what is healthy to us humans (beans, peas, lentils) is not for dogs as they have a high need for Taurin.  But it does not say how much to feed the dog. Just want to know how much per serving I need to feed and how much serving in a day. If my dog eat 400g of dry food proformance how many gram should i feed my dog from that recipe . In the past 6 months, they decided they didn’t want to eat that anymore. Can I substitute sweet potato for brown rice? If yes, will I need the same amount of sweet potatoes – 1. I made it for my puppy and she loved it! I used ground beef and white rice and made it in my slow cooker to save myself some work – just dumped everything in except the spinch and frozen peas which I added for a few minutes at the end. And this is told to you prior to having the transplant done. Nothing is working, keeps losing hair. I bake on 325 until a knife comes out clean…. I have to how much to feed him. This article is a good one indeed because with so many moneymaking options available sometimes, we forget to give our dogs the homemade options of food. I’m looking forward to making this dog food, however I don’t know how much my Lab should have each day. This will help against his hunger and will also help him to get up to a more healthy weight. Guest-blogger For an even healthier alternative, give your dog Burns Carrot Treats, a low-fat snack that’s made from 100% carrot. Submitting a guest post Or what about barley? poultry free, try deer meat, or lamb just stand-in. I found your recipie and went straight to the grocery store. Sample buyer review… “Our rescued English Bulldog has been eating this product since she arrived. I suggest consulting with your own vet to see what is best for your pup. They will eventually eat less dry food as I alteration the amount of home-brewed food I am sure. After thawing the food  in the fridge… can we serve straight or  do we need to nuke it? . Guest poster wanted Just wondering if I replaced the turkey with fish, if it would still be a good diet for him. So I was worried that she may not like it. Amazon // Barnes & Noble // Indiebound. Contribute to our site Research suggests that regularly eating whole grains, like brown rice, helps lower blood sugar levels and decreases the risk of type 2 diabetes. I would love to start making my dogs food but I’m not sure what the serving size should be, can anyone help? . I put fresh blueberries and apples for some sweetness. ) I give them a level ice cream scoop twice a day. Use beef instead of chicken and potatoes or sweet potatoes onstead of rice. She is accessible for consult, but very strict about what she needs from you- complete vet records,  to ncluding all test results, etc. So, stick with percentages: 50% of the recommended amount of food 1 with 50% of the recommended amount of food 2, or 60:40, 70:30, 80:20 etc. Guest post by it’s the best for their little intestines. But was wondering how long is it ok to leave in freezer for? Not sure when it will go bad. Hi, please can you tell me if I should add/substitute this mix for a 12 week old puppy?. I can’t say enough about this food.  I plan on getting most of my goods at Costco because of costs…you at this time can get 6. So, today I’ll try a new recipe, the one in this post. Based on my research dogs that size should get 2 cups twice a day. I also have a Cavalier KCS, no mitral valve disease yet, but 50% of them have some level by 5 years. Once puppies finish growing, they will naturally need less food and many will have a reduced apetite. Spinach has copper, peas are great proteins, and the list goes for miles. My dogs are about 40 pounds each and I feed about 6-7 oz per feeding twice a day.  Unfortunately most veterinarians are not at all well versed on diets for these suffering dogs other than their prescription diets that are not at all that good. I Love this recipe for my Westie Marley. Contributing writer Made this for my mix breed dog who weights about 20kilo. 25 dog food I thought that that was ridiculous not only that she didn’t like it so I started making my own I do use brown rice and I think that animals are forgiving for what you give them 25% 40% I don’t think it makes that big of a difference. I only have a Chihuahua at the moment, she is very pampered. Contribute to this site My dog is very picky and not a fan of vegetables. This is what the dog food diligence doesn’t want to hear, so information that is like this hasn’t been distributed enough and dogs lives are being lost by greed with corporations putting profit over common sense. Add a little ginger and soy sauce and you could wrap this stuff in a lettuce leaf!) Its early but we hope to update this post in a few weeks with some good news. Added some oats and pureed into a blender and made portion sized rolls to freeze. Every couple months they decide to boycott and stop eating their food. One my friend just started making her own dog food, which inspires me.  My Golden’s have never been able to eat turkey without severe diarrhea. If you have well known recipes for your pet, then you can easily prepare any food for your dog. Sample buyer review… “After recently reading an article on health risks for pea proteins in canine foods we decided (after research) that Core was a very good option. Just made this tonight and want to make sure I’m feeding my fat 18lb Pomeranian, the right amount – he absolutely loves it!  But, he needs to lose weight…so with the ground turkey recipe, how much do I feed – and what supplements do I need to make sure he is getting?  Thank you for any help!. How long will this last in the freezer? . A dog's digestive system needs time to fully adjust to a new food. When ready to serve, you can defrost it in the fridge overnight and nuke it for 15-30 seconds.  I’m making his food at home now and he’s doing better. Just made this for my elderly dog. So, today I’ll try a new recipe, the one in this post. I have been searching for symmetrical food recipe for my pupper. No need to be rude  its simply her opinion  i was under the picture that this was venue to share experiences and and gain new insight. As long as you can get the amounts right, mixing different foods can be an excellent and easy way of increasing the variety and balance of your dog's diet. org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-my-dog-eat-spinach/. Gericho, this is something that should be consulted with your veterinarian. I made this today and my dog loves it. Want to contribute to our website Charlie is a picky eater so I like to supplement with nutritional yeast when I am worried he is not getting all his vitamins and minerals. Contribute to this site My king Charles spaniel has heart disease so we are starting a homemade diet. We feed our 3-yr old, 18-pound corgi one cup of food each day, supplemented by treats. Could I make this weekly and refrigerate?. This one looks really easy to make. This is a guest post by Also recommended is adding organ meats like heart, gizzard, liver to balance nutrition. Most vets will frown upon home made diets unless it’s also supplemented with a good dry food to make sure they get both the macro and micro nutrients you may miss. OMG!!! This exact thing happened with my dog James. Please consult with your pet’s veterinarian and use personal judgement when applying this information to your own dog’s diet. They can cause your pet to gain weight – not what you wanted. Ever since he broke his jaw 4 months ago i have to feed him canned food. Complete Plant-Powered Food  For Dogs.  Some pets have specific organic process needs based on clinically identified issues and they should be fed diets appropriate to their needs under veterinary supervision. Have made a very similar recipe with remaining cooked chicken and pork. Check for natural meat ingredients. After my sweet boy’s second tummy issue, I knew thing had to be done on my end. Guest author Our survey results below highlight Which? members' loved pet food brands (ranked by customer score). You’ve opened up a wonderful new way of caring for my pride and joy. Submit content We have tried the adult turkey recipe for. Our wet food for dogs is full of proper meat and vibrant vegetables and gently steam-cooking just once to preserve all the goodness inside. Guest author Is anyone else having this issue?. Plain yogurt is the best choice. Apologies for the misspelling, my inquiring was meant to ask if anyone can help if i can serve from the fridge at room temp after overnight defrosting without 15 sec in the microwave as i dont have one as is already cooked ,i cant wait to make for my chihuahua ,if anyone can help on this. Be careful to make sure your dog isn’t consuming the whole bone as this can lead to constipation. And obviously ingredients that should NOT be included. A large amount can cause seizures, irregular heart function, and even death. Anyone know??? Help please! Thank you all 🙂. This was decided after consulting our vet and a nutritionist.


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 The egg whites remove toxins, and the egg shells add calcium. Hi DANA…to achieve decent weight loss avoid cat foods that contains corn products (ie. The medication properties are great for winter. Submit guest post  It is simple to add supplements to your dog’s diet, & you easily can add natural calcium to home made dog food. Now I want some pill pockets next on my search!!. Guest blogger guidelines Before I bought expensive dry food that caused diarrhea, then severe allergies. Submit blog post Are there any spices that I can add that are beneficial to their health. 5 stars, let’s hope it continues. I found that if you can get your cat to eat a raw food diet that their weight is perfect and they seem much happier. I NEVER in a million years saw myself as one of “those people” that cooks their own dog food, but here I am…totally worth it❤️. We rescue our dogs so often we keep feeding whatever diet they’ve been on because “it’s been working. So I was worried that she may not like it. Her nose also has that dry brown crust. I would also use white rice instead of brown rice. For the most part, I got it under control with Freshpet and Blue kibble. Want to write for When I make homemade dog food, I put 3 days worth of thawed food in the fridge crisper and keep the rest frozen. Dry foods can be introduced from 5-6 weeks of age. Actually, white rice is easier to digest than brown rice, for dogs. Many dog food manufacturers add large amounts of low grade, highly cured fats (usually just referred to as 'oils and fats' or 'animal fats') to make the food more palatable. But when I cooked this food he started eating. An exceptional, dry recipe, free of corn, wheat or soy. I love this recipes  For my dogs. my question is, how much do I feed her on this diet?  She weight 10kg. You can easily substitute lettuce, broccoli or asparagus, but the veggies above have a bit more nutrients. Guest post opportunities ground turkey, or shredded poultry with grinder carrots, apples, and sweet potatoes. They love meal time! I swear the can read the clock because at 5 the doxie barks and the chi dances in circles. My dogs are aways salivating when I make this!  Saw a inquiring below – spinach is healthy for your dogs – do not give them corn (that is a bad filler). Sponsored post by I’m gonna use this recipe and some pinto beans to make my baby’s food from now on. This is what the dog food diligence doesn’t want to hear, so information that is like this hasn’t been distributed enough and dogs lives are being lost by greed with corporations putting profit over common sense. This is a guest post by My vet did a thorough exam, including bloodwork, then told us how many calories per day she needs (she’s overweight). Guest posters wanted Furthermore, it has a protein-rich content (27% salmon and 21% dried chicken) and contains calcium - intrinsic for healthy bones and teeth in a growing pup.  (I changed it slenderly as well…I added sweet potato, frozen blueberries and a small piece of turmeric as one of my dog has some inflammation as is older. So I had a friend who had a similar problem with her dog, so she gave me some Orijen to try since her picky eat loved it from day one. Don’t know what to do just want to know what’s good for my dogs. But with hundreds of pet food options on supermarket shelves, in pet shops and online, from dry dog food, and hypoallergenic, to raw dog food, it can be difficult to know what to buy. It is a great beginning for a better diet. What's key is the amount you feed your canine companion, as pet obesity is rapidly on the rise. To further the issue, Poultry has lower Taurin levels than red meats to begin with. Vet said it was no good for her pancreas. Buying vet diet dog food and it was very expensive and my dog didn’t lose weight. Can someone please mention how much am I acknowledged to be feeding my dog? Thank you!. The most recent food they have been eating was Merrick canned classic recipie. My bichon frise has itchy skin and itchy paws – do you think recipe might help her too?. Or giant breed puppy food only. Submit content I love this recipes  For my dogs. Contribute to our site So I made this recipe and both dogs LOVED! I do have a few questions. Read more buyer reviews at Chewy. Guest post: THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THE DELICIOUS RECIPE. I have a lab hound mix who has food allergies that effect his skin. NIce to see some quality recipes for our fur babies out there. Nature’s Logic Canine Chicken Meal Feast is one of 9 dry recipes enclosed in our review of the Nature’s Logic product line. Your dog wont know about the peas lol… hope you dont think this is a receipe for yourself. My VET finally told me just trying to make my own food and so I did today and she licked the bowl clean. Think of the 'mixing bowl' composition like a recipe - all the ingredients you would need to put in a 'mixing bowl' in order to make the food. ” Yet we’re still at the vet for skin issues, ear problems, and such. Looking for guest posts This is actually not a balanced diet for a dog and you can have problems if you don’t feed the correct ratios of meat and bone. She is almost 9 lbs and I feel we’re not doing enough. This is a guest post by Her coat is beautiful, her energy is high, and she digests it easily. The toxins are all in the plant and not the fruit. Submit an article Not a dumb topic at all! The recipe calls for 1 1/2 cups uncooked brown rice. :  Filet Mignon vs Hamber Steak. Where is the unsubscribe button?. Articles wanted So we’ll start with 1 & 1/3 for breakfast and 1 & 1/3 for dinner. Watch the body condition and adjust as earmark. But as always, please consult with your pet’s veterinarian and use face-to-face judgment when applying this information to your own dog’s diet. How much should I fed my 3 dogs? I have a 65lb GSD, a 60lb Lab/Rottie mix, and a 14lb Chihuahua/Pomeranian mix. Kale and Collard greens also provide a great source of calcium for you pup and they are safe for them as well. I once saw a dog poop out an entire pile of corn kernels while working at a shelter. Regarding serving size, please consult with your pet’s veterinarian and use personal judgment when applying this information to your own dog’s diet. Read more buyer reviews at Chewy. 5 cups of dried rice and add all if that cooked rice to the meat?  Thanks in advance for your clarification. Read more buyer reviews at Chewy. Guest posting rules   The amount you end up with is then mixed with the other ingredients after you cook it. Love the dedication to our beloved companions. I saw an article on FB about dogs & their foods. Rice should be double cooked and cooked longer than what we would cook for ourselves as it’s true that it’s not as digestible for them. I also bought frozen veggies on special, like peas, green beans, carrot slices and squash chunks etc. The Kennel Club suggests looking out for:. Consider the 'natural diet' of the dog - either in terms of what they would have eaten in the wild or what the owners might have been providing over the 15,000 years since dogs were first domesticated (there is a lot of language over which of these two approaches is more appropriate, but either way, many of the principles are the same). She wasn’t crazy about spinach so I add brussel sprouts. Couldn’t believe it, turned to rinse pan, when turned around his dish was empty. Love your recipe website, Chungah. Articles wanted It’s suppose to be 1/2-3/4 ounces per 10lb weight. I love this post! Thanks for sharing. How much does your Yorkie weigh and what is a serving for him?. Once I had all the ingredients mixed my son thought it was dinner it looked so good. Sponsored post by I know his wet food isn’t exactly the best for him so I tried to make him a little something today. Want to contribute to our website I have 4 yorkies who are picky eaters. The recipe is costing us $25 for a 2 day supply, at this rate it will cost us over $300 a month. I’m considering making this recipe because they have become somewhat finicky with their food. Labs and vitals returned to normal but she still refused to eat. Contributing writer Badger has had intermittent problems with commercial dog food. I understand you are not a vet, but I’m curious if you (or someone here) can help me to figure out portion size for protein in giant breed puppy, and then portion size when giant breed puppy turns 18 months, as I have been told that’s when he should be given giant breed adult food. I’m looking to add a multi vitamin and will be doing egg shells for calcium. Guest posting guidelines Would he get the same amount of this or more? Thanks for all the information you have posted. We feed our 3-yr old, 18-pound corgi one cup of food each day, supplemented by treats. If I am wrong please let me know. This will help against his hunger and will also help him to get up to a more healthy weight. Publish your guest post All the guys at work are jealous because I feed the dogs so well. The best way to stay in touch with us and get all the latest news, offers and other pet related content is to sign up to our email newsletters or join us on social media. Guest post opportunities She also has digestion issues/GERD which is why I am feeding her homemade food. Submit your content I newly found out my pup had lost a lot of weight. Articles wanted My dog is a Staffordshire bull terrier he weighs 25 kilo how many measuring cups of food would be recommended as he loves this food just unsure of how much to give him. Here's an overall look examination monthly costs between Burns, Royal Canin, Harringtons, Bakers, and Hill's dog food. Just made this, and hoping my dog loves it. Even if your busy you can make time to make this . Great recipe my two pugs love homemade food. The recipe is great and simple! But I wonder why the cholesterol content is so high? 49%. I started with this recipe because it’s inexpensive and easy to make. Yes, they can eat a lot of them and can get some benefit from them, but only if they are processed right. My dog has has had some runny diarrhea and upset stomach. I also need to know how much to feed my dog. It’s best to start with the amount of kibble suggested by the feeding instructions on the bag… like this example:. We hunt deer and have an abundance of venison so they get mostly it for their protein. I use just shy of 7 lb of turkey, 8 cups of cooked rice, 2 packages of frozen chopped spinach, 4 carrots, 2 vegetable marrow and 1 cup of peas. How do you add calcium to their diet since it’s not included in this recipe?. One question however, how much should I feed to my dog? He’s a large Lab (38kg). Thank you for this recipe! They charge us $45-50 for food we can make ourselves.


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A growing number of critics claim that the multiple levels of processing that are required to produce extruded foods and particularly the high temperatures they involve may destroy many of the natural nutrients contained in the ingredients, specially vitamins, some amino-acids and enzymes. After trying multiple types of foods leading to severe enteritis, we gave TOW high prairie a try. Submit an article Cheryl, please consult with your pet’s veterinary and use personal judgment when applying this information to your own dog’s diet. Costs are based on an average medium dog (10kg), like a French Bulldog, and an average large dog (20kg), like a Border Collie, on a simple dry food diet. Every couple months they decide to boycott and stop eating their food. Guest column Or you can use egg shells which have calcium as well. Sponsored post   I’m trying to get my husband on board to try this type of diet for her. Actual buyer review… “My black lab loves this food. This Diamond Naturals formula derives most of its animal protein from chicken meal and fresh chicken. Correct I was thinking about that too I normally buy 19-25% of protein only. We recommend consulting your vet for those kind of questions since we cannot give any professional advice when it comes to pet care. I have a couple of questions, I also have a 6 month old pittie pup he’s about 31 pounds now. Sponsored post by my question is, how much do I feed her on this diet?  She weight 10kg. In this article we'll be looking at what veterinary surgeon foods are, who makes them and the great lengths these companies have gone to to ensure that their foods are the only ones on your vet's mind. Bread: Yes, dogs can eat bread. Sometimes to speed up the process I dump and refill the hot water bowl 1-2 times as I’m puttering around the kitchen. Senior dogs can do just as well on a smaller amount of normal adult dog food – after all, wild animals don’t change their diet when the get older, but they do eat less. I mostly eat healthy and she refuses “dog food” so she eats a lot of thing that I eat. This post was written by As at the moment she is on fresh food made by a company called butternut box which is great but high-ticket. Submit post One of the best grain-inclusive kibbles on the market. Questions:  How much of a portion should she get?                       Does anybody find it has helped in weight loss?. my mom and sister were very skeptical about the recipe. Hi Andi! Methods for optimal food storage and shelf life should be based on good judgment and what you are in person prosperous with. Add ground turkey and cook until browned, about 3-5 minutes, making sure to crumble the turkey as it cooks. Please consult with your pet’s veterinarian and use personal judgment when applying this information to your own dog’s diet. He has some heart damage from heartworms. Suggest a post But I have a question- what fat share of meat do you use? 93/7, 85/15, 80/20, etc? Thanks!. Want to write an article Love being able to create the different recipes on their site! What ratio protein/fat/carbs to do use in your recipes?. Turns out he’s super picky and a slow eater. Guest poster wanted Overall, I give it a 5 out of 5. I would like the name of the vitamin place you use [email protected]. I am cooking his food, chicken & gr beef, but want 2 add vegs. in the AM and 12 hours later another 4 oz. (Traditional dog food gave her belly a rash). You may need to add taurine to keep from causing dialiated heart disease. We also have a Morkie who had to have all her teeth, except the 4 canines, removed (must be the breed). Any tips that you could me would be greatly appreciated. But, ate every bit of the homemade dog food. There is a ton of grains when I am done with a small batch (+20 lb). They all enjoyed it so much they’ve asked me to make it again and for the recipe for their moms. Guest post opportunities This Orijen product derives the relative quantity of its animal protein from chicken, turkey and fish. ” A bunch of different calculators will come up (under all the ads). Will you please tell me how much she should have in a day. Most store bought dog food is processed crap. I have a 15 month 124 lb Great Dane and have recently unconcealed he has severe food allergies that have caused severe bowl issues his whole life I am now cooking for him but I am concerned with getting the nutrients and calories right for him He is allergic to Wheat,Corn,Rice,Sweet Potatoe and Pork any help would be satisfying. This week the tooth became infected and has been quite painful. If your dog is gaining excessive weight, please take a look at our guide for dogs that are prone to weight gain.  Consider building up to this. Become a guest blogger I was very happy to find this recipe, as I was new to preparing my dogs food. I’ve got two ACD’s (Australian Cattle Dogs), anyone else have this breed and if so what has been your experience with this recipe?  I’ve been making my own for a while now, similar to this recipe but I’ve been using beef. Evgeniya, the recipe calls for 1 1/2 cups uncooked brown rice. But he also gets a cow trachea once a week that helps with joint health which is a huge problem in older dogs so you have to start them on the trachea young. Cost to much a month when I can be putting this towards healthy food. So unfortunately no treats or table scraps!!. For an even healthier alternative, give your dog Burns Carrot Treats, a low-fat snack that’s made from 100% carrot. Your browser's Javascript functionality is turned off. Looking for guest posts He is a picky eater as well, so I didn’t want to make too much unless I knew he would eat it. Could my post be edited to correct that to essentials4all dot org for where to buy out the bio-8 calcium? 🙂 . Guest post: Our dry matter label analysis reveals the recipe contains 36% protein, 20% fat and 36% estimated carbs… producing a fat-to-protein ratio of about 56%. This is after feeding 1 cup twice a day, we are upping him to three feedings a day. Any advice would be helpful please. Guest posts wanted Yes, you can drain the excess fat if you wish. Go toDr Karen Baker she’s a holistic vet excellant on raw and cooked food for dogs and cats . I’m so happy I found this recipe and have my little girl eating again! . Better than him refusing to eat because he only wants table food!. I know this is true for my dog. I followed the recipe but added other things, like pumpkin and dried cranberries. Guest post opportunities I used ossobuco meat, got rid of the tough parts. I just fresh got a puppy and can’t wait to make this for her. I would like home made receipes for my dog mostly. Thanks for sharing, Sandy! We’re happy to hear your dogs are doing so well with this. There was raw chicken with bone in for their calcium, their meats changed, I had multiple sources from rabbit, to venison, to beef, to goat, to pork (store bought only), we even got beaver, rodent and tripe. I substituted boned chicken breast, boiled instead of ground turkey. For example, when a dog refuses food (maybe because he's simply not that hungry, or because he's feeling a bit under the weather), and the worried owner tries to advance him with tasty additions, exciting new foods or maybe by feeding by hand, he will quickly learn that refusing food always brings something good.  I am not a vet so to make sure the info is correct I would suggest asking them…but that is the method I am using along with adding a dog multi vitamin to make sure my pups are getting all the vitamins and minerals they need. Guest post Very important when you are making your own food. If, on the other hand, there is too little water in the colon, which often leads to constipation, the fibre will draw water in from surrounding tissues and help to resolve the problem. I did cure a dog of cancer with a homemade diet. I’ve just started feeding my dogs with this recipe without fish oil and it’s AMAZING how much better their coats look and no scratch. She only eats the dried fish patties but leaves nibbles until she is very hungry without options (lol). Thanks for another new recipe…my fur baby will recognize it. There are many nutritional and delicious vegetables and other raw food you can find in market and also those delicious organic foods are preferred by pet dogs as well. Ingredients: Chicken meal, chicken oil, chicken digest. It’s around this time that permanent teeth are erupting, so this encourages them to chew actively on something other than your shoes or couch (it won’t affect or benefit teeth health at all). My dog loves it! I’ve been troubled for years with his dog food, he never even like any of the and would be skipping meat times trying not to eat it. Actually, white rice is easier to digest than brown rice, for dogs. Would cooked egg yolks be good for them?. Every time I use a day’s worth, I replace that with frozen so it thaws and I have an ever-rotating 3 days of fresh food without worrying about it sitting too long. I wonder if this food would then be acceptable by a VET; if you decided to provide your dog a multivitamin specific to your dogs age and size that provides those key ingredients missing? After having had two pets who were diagnosed with cancer and one now as a surviving amputee, I feel like the difference has to be in the food. no they don’t, but they NEED calcium. This food complies fully with the complete food nutrient tolerances as recommended by FEDIAF and/or AAFCO. I will make this recipe this week. Write for us Many of the foods, such as fruits and vegetables, that humans digest just fine can wreak havoc on a dog’s body, causing severe health problems. Did you know that the ingredient percentages printed on the pack often don't line up with what your dog actually eats? But don't worry, our brand new as-fed pie charts will help you find out what you're really feeding! Be sure to take a look at your favourite foods as the results could surprisal you. I’m going to try this recipe! How long does it last? Can I make a bigger batch to save some in ziplocks?. IMPORTANT: RESEARCH what to NEVER give your dogs as this list, and many others, have most likely been created for people not dogs, i. I lost my little Bindi to heart failure in March at 15 years old, they told me as a puppy she would only live 2-4 years. Sponsored post by I have seen some people make dog treats as a byproduct of brewing beer. Submit an article I’m looking to add a multi vitamin and will be doing egg shells for calcium. This Canidae Grain-Free product derives the majority of its meat protein from fresh salmon, as well as salmon and menhaden fish meals. The most important thing to look for on an ingredients list is clarity. He could hardly make it up the back stairs and now he tears around the yard like a puppy. I have a lab hound mix who has food allergies that effect his skin. With this recipe, she eats it all up, often holding her bowl down with a paw to lick the sides.  I put the whole mixture in my food hardware until it was well mixed. Cost to much a month when I can be putting this towards healthy food. Want to contribute to our website Can you tell me what the Calories are in 1 cup of the DIY brown rice / turkey Recipe  is?. we also have a new Boxer from the shelter 1.


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Our holistic guide has steered us away from white rice, white sugar, and white flour. For the bulk of healthy adult dogs, the feeding listing can be very flexible. A little bit of oas and sometimes bulgar wheat. Dana, Be careful with some of the prescription medicine market brand pet foods – even diet. How do you measure fresh spinach?  . I roast the designated protein in a disposable pan. would you feed that human stuff to a lion?…NO!!… dentition dictates what they should eat…a lion has EXACTLY the same teeth as a dog….  Would you share your recipie and directions?  Thanks!. Just do not forget: the more liquid in the meat (liver, for example), more will shrink in the end. If your dog is below normal weight then his hunger is well justified. For more information on our logos tap here. have found the fish oil capsules makes her itch too much as some of these capsules have linseed oil in them. Ever since he broke his jaw 4 months ago i have to feed him canned food. Is the spinach chopped and then measured? The picture up top says chicken so I bought chicken quickly as I glanced at it in the store, then saw it said turkey! I hope ground chicken is okay too. One day he will eat 2 cups of food the next if my husband hand feeds him he will eat half his food. Thank you! I wondered how much to give my girls. My dogs love it and it will be the only food I fees from now on. Couldn’t believe it, turned to rinse pan, when turned around his dish was empty. 00 I was defrayment per day on canned food. I also change between raw and cooked meat and give raw meaty bones. After reading an article about kibbles , how they are made and all the expired meats and dead animals being incorporated in it , I stopped feeding my chi any type of kibbles. Guest post policy Many dogs enjoy their very own dog-specific Himalayan dog chew made of dried cheese (but we don’t recommend sharing it). I just started a week ago bcuz she’s a picky eater. Are the portions the same as if you were feeding your dog kibbles?. Guest post courtesy of please see if some can get back to me…. I make sure to add up calorie and nutrition values so I’m not skimping. Contribute to this site My pup started throwing up as well with the store bought kibbles. The most recent food they have been eating was Merrick canned classic recipie. It can also help with weight loss programs as foods that are high in fibre are digested more slowly, allowing the dog to feel fuller for longer while providing less calories.  But will need more as the days go on. You can try low sodium bone broth.  I used canned carrots and peas…. Contribute to this site Core has appeared on our Best Grain-Free Dog Foods list for more than 10 years. It is apparently common practise for top dog food manufacturers to use road kill, euthanized animals (obviously full of toxic chemicals and complete with their id tags and collars still attached) and whatever can be scraped from killing room floors, think beaks, feathers, feet. I believe the rule of thumb is abiut 25-30 calories per pound of dog. Submit blog post I used a basic recipe with proportions similar to yours, but I changed the specific ingredients. I use frozen veg too! When my son was starting solids, I learned that frozen veggies are better than canned, and peas especially have more nutrients than the fresh ones you get at the store as they lose much of their nutrients after being picked. If your dog is showing signs of hyperactivity, we would recommend steering clear of any artificial additives, especially preservatives and colourings, as well as foods with any added sugars. Guest post opportunities However, its started again, so that led me down the raw food path. Can u pls suggest any vegetarian recipes for my 12 yr old Shih-Tzu dog? I can add egg. I decided to make his food and he and my new pup loves this recipe!! I must say btwn the medication and new food change I’m humbled. I am getting a new puppy in 4 weeks. An alternative would be to feed a lower amount of a normal adult food and top up with home-cooked vegetables or well-cooked grains like brown rice or porridge oats. My dogs love it! Cooked it all in a slow cooker and going to try with salmon instead of ground turkey to see if the cats will like it too. But before giving your dog foods that you crave, read on and learn which foods are safe, and which can send your dog aligned to the emergency vet. Become an author Better than him refusing to eat because he only wants table food!. com/ is a wonderful resourcefulness. When it is cool, I cut into 3 inch squares and they have one in the early morning and one in the evening. Great recipe for a fussy little chihuahua . I’ve never cooked anything- zilch, nada. Guest author 30% protein should be the max??. not to mention they loooove people food. It is good you are pointing people towards Balanceit for home made diets. Want to contribute to our website Methods for optimal food storage and shelf life should be based on good judgment and what you are personally sufficient with. He gets a warmed bowl when we get home from work. They by all odds don’t need a food made up of so much plant matter. My dogs are yeasty so no potatoes or rice but the barley keeps the ears dry. I guess you can switch out the type of meat? The recipe calls for ground turkey… the picture shows ground chicken. This is a guest post by I come from a place where human food was shared with our dogs (our diet has white rice, boiled veggies, boiled meat, no oil other than the fat from the meat cooked and onions are not used though tomatoes, ginger, and garlic are used heavily). I am highly againsts any of the so called natural mercenary dog foods on the market, so your article hits home for me since I have decided I am going to start taking the ingredients dogs can eat which are fresh and natural and prepare their dog food myself from now on, since my 8 year old rottweiler was born I have fed him the so called natural healthy dog food expecting him to be healthy and live to a ripe old age. I gook the food, let it cool portion out morning and afternoon amounts by putting in muffin tin. I have a 14week old blue staffy pup, she absolutely loves it. My dog has been ill since June. I just looked up this recipe for my Shelby. ground turkey, or shredded poultry with grinder carrots, apples, and sweet potatoes. Looking for guest posts She is older so we do a quarter can per meal (she gets breakfast and dinner) and then a little less than a quarter cup senior dry. My dog currently gets 1 cup of dry food a day per the directions of the bag. My vet told me we should be shooting for 1000-1200 calories for his breed/weight. My Super LuLu loves home made food so as a schedule I prepare her food every other Friday. A top-rated, grain-inclusive kibble. They all love this food; it has caused absolutely no stomach issues… After discussing this with our awesome Veterinarian she recommended Wellness and our Goldendoodle hasn’t had any stomach issues in 5 years. Wondering though how much to feed a 10 lb. How long does it keep in the freezer?. Grain…does that include rice? I thought that was more like wheat.  I put an am and pm pouch for each day with the date. Then add all the vegetables, and let them cook together, adding beef or chicken broth to moisten. We use Balance IT® Canine as advisable by our doc. Because of their rapid ageing process, and because of the weight they carry, special attention must be paid to the joints of larger dogs. Guest post: What is the suggested serving size per weight? I have 2 dogs and am trying to see how much I would need to make for a week. BUT!!Today I made this recipe, he ate two bowls even with his Nutro dry mixed in. Many owners like to feed a raw meat diet to their dogs, and while this can suit some dogs very well, there are some important considerations you need to be aware of. I was paying as much as $161 per month for  a gourmet dog food service that shall remain unnamed.  I make all his dog food now according to this recipe, but have tweaked it by adding things like cranberries and pumpkin for bladder support; this has kept his stomach and bladder happy – more consistently. Dogs aren’t meant to eat grains…. Sure, your dog might adore this recipe, and they might survive on it. These range from the macro-nutrients like protein and fat which dogs need in large quantities to micro-nutrients like vitamins and minerals which are needed in much smaller amounts but are just as crucial to a dogs health. Contributing writer This is the age when many pups will enter their new home. This is what the dog food diligence doesn’t want to hear, so information that is like this hasn’t been distributed enough and dogs lives are being lost by greed with corporations putting profit over common sense. Do you have different  ways  you make  your dog food I have a 15 yr old  shih he like the food we eat will not eat his dried dog food. I want to do things right from the start. I have not used courgette but they will unquestionably get it next time. Our survey results below highlight Which? members' loved pet food brands (ranked by customer score). Get lettered and take this terrible advice down before someone else uses it. Yes, but please use your best perspicacity and consult your vet if you are unsure. She hasn’t been eating a lot, so I made this to give it a try. White rice is perfectly safe, unless you are diabetic… in which case you should be avoiding all starches anyhow. I give my dogs pet-cal and pet-tabs for their daily vitamin intake!!. This is a guest post by But I HAVE A QUESTION though please, is it 1 1/2 cups of raw OR cooked brown rice. It has the correct balance of fundamental nutrients to affirm a healthy immune system and make any necessary repairs. Guest posting You can also ask your vet if this recipe is appropriate for your dog or if you should add/subtract any ingredients. Even with our help though, all we can do is make an educated guess as to what food is likely to benefit your dog most. You can vary the protein/starch mix from a 1:2 to 1:1 ratio. So for many many many reasons, I decided to finally pull the trigger and try. We recently tried some healthier options from some online sources (real food, prepared so even humans can eat it, frozen and shipped to us), but the cost is really high.


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Would you recommend having dry kibble in stock also for necessary vitamins instead of the vitamins? My dogs won’t chew tablets. Guest author We are very happy with this brand. This is one recipe I use as a basic recipe. After he’s grown, I’m sure this recipe will be a huge hit for him/her . I don’t know if it is enough calcium but she was on supplement vitamins too. Yes, I have met with a pet nutritionist multiple times to ensure my dogs are getting the nutrition they need. While you will certainly encounter all sorts of opinions about what you should feed, the final decision has to come down to what's best for you (personal preferences, budget, convenience, ethical considerations etc) and your dog (their individual health and their individualised preference).  I also sometimes add an egg to the food when I’m warming it up. Figured double this recipe for a weeks worth and it made way more than anticipated! Which is great! I bought frozen veggies I know my dog likes and threw them in a food hardware to cook them down a bit more. This is good as it stands, but is NOT a complete diet. they get warmer veggies when its colder out but I always do the carrots, barley, and broccoli & I do spinach a lot. Dogs learned to eat corn and grains and some as they protected their Human pack-mates. Looks so good I might Eat it too!. a mini bearnadoodle 51lbs) were super finicky!  I spent hundreds of dollars on dog food that I kept giving away!! I tried your recipe 4 weeks ago & they. No more turned up little noses!! Thanx!.  She suffers from nausea and I have to be extremely careful about her fat content. Submit a guest post Love being able to create the different recipes on their site! What ratio protein/fat/carbs to do use in your recipes?. I fill snack sized ziplocs with his food when it has cooled enough, and once they are zipped and laid flat they are only about 1/2″ thick. I mostly eat healthy and she refuses “dog food” so she eats a lot of thing that I eat. Thanks for sharing awesome blog!. No more issues and she LOVES the food. My Chesney is a 40 lb golden doodle. I would be wary about Instant mix too because the ones I have encountered usually have flavors or other added fruits to it.  The homemade food is our dogs topper. Would like to add a vitamin, but haven’t yet. Submit blog post Sometimes I have to give her Benadryl and it’s with peanut butter and she doesn’t eat poop then. Hello Folks, We are getting a 7 week’s young Labrador Puppy (Pure Bred) in a weeks time. Guest blogger guidelines If I calculated correctly, ( 1 cup raw rice will yield 3 cups cooked) Should it be 4. Publish your guest post Would that same serving size apply once daily with this recipe?. Can you tell me what kind of ground turkey is best to purchase? Some appear to be pretty high in fat. We have an English Bulldog that weighs about 55 lbs. So I have added about 1 1/3c pumpkin puree to his meals, which had helped to give that fiber-bulk. I’m giving her 1 cup for breakfast and 1 cup for her afternoon meal. Guest posting It reads serving size is 1 cup, and servings per instrumentality 1 cup ??. I used to get boneless/skinless chick and since Ive been including the skins their coat is better. It’s suppose to be 1/2-3/4 ounces per 10lb weight. I agree, the food is great,why microwave? Don’t ruin a good thing. I’d like to start feeding my dogs somehting like this but I’m not sure about it. Question…Is the amount of rice the recipe calls for, for cooked or uncooked?. My dog loves it, thank you so much. We use Balance IT® Canine as advisable by our doc. There is also a mixture of chickpeas, parsnips, spinach, apples, oranges and a variety of minerals to give your dog a balanced diet. My beagle who lived to be 17 years old would go out to the garden and pick her own tomatoes. You put in the type of dog, age, spayed or not, energy level, amount of treats, and it tells you how many calories your dog should be eating in a day. Guest column I made this this morning, super simple, and the little guy ate it up! If he continues to like it, I will invest in extra vitamin supplements to ensure its a well-balanced diet and add liver and other goodies. He had tummy troubles a week in (possibly bc of antibiotics on an empty stomach) so we started making him homemade food and it has been going very well, he loves it and is doing much better. There’s no diarrhea and she seems to feel better now that she’s eating regularly. use only fresh organic ingrediants. What is the daily quantity/measurement I should be feeding my 13 year old 18lb terrier mix?. Would that same serving size apply once daily with this recipe?. I have been making this recipe for a few years now for my dogs. This is good as it stands, but is NOT a complete diet. it would be helpful to know how much protein serving to give as per needs of the type of the dog! I think that would prevent the pup from always attendance hungry, as a good serving with appropriate amounts of protein etc should be then filling! Also for calcium, I put in egg shells! I cook them along when I make homemade dog food: brown rice, chicken breasts, sweet potato, mixed veggies. Louise, these are all great questions but it may be best to consult your veterinarian. Submit blog post Cooked this today for our 4 dogs. He had a serious reaction to Blue Buffalo, and then Prescription Dog food. Currently, I’m giving her 1/2 cup twice a day, with little pieces of carrots, berries, sweet potato in between. Hi! I am just starting to do home-brewed food for my 12 year old daschund using the balance it supplements. Dogs are NOT vegetarians, they’re omnivores. Is it ok to keep it in the white goods for 7 days or do I have to freeze it?. Looks like a great recipe, but I would add more chicken to the ratio. I figured I’d have leftovers to bag up for the freezer. Since it’s impracticable to predict the exact serving size that’s “perfect” for each dog when feeding a particularized brand of food…. i Have been making my dogs recipe for 12 years. Also since the nutrients have been depleted it’s not going to be balanced. These range from the macro-nutrients like protein and fat which dogs need in large quantities to micro-nutrients like vitamins and minerals which are needed in much smaller amounts but are just as crucial to a dogs health. It’s so much simpler to make than something such as this recipe, and so much easier for your dog to digest. That perscription food that vets have is only for profit. Raw, unseasoned peanut butter is the healthiest option. AKC is a contestant in affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by commercial enterprise and linking to akc. I have a 40 pound mix beagle, I feed her 2 cups in the morning and two cups for dinner. Become a guest blogger I have seen people mention amounts of food in lbs but I measure their food in cups. Guest article  My dogs can’t allow carrots (they come out indigestible in their poops) so I omit that from the recipe, and sometimes I replace the brown rice with regular rice, black rice or quinoa. Misty, this is something that should be consulted with your doc.  I plan on getting most of my goods at Costco because of costs…you at this time can get 6. Submit content I have a couple of questions, I also have a 6 month old pittie pup he’s about 31 pounds now. Publish your guest post How many cups of food does this recipe yeild?.  I tried grain free and others. This is my first homemade dog food, and I’ve been hesitant to leave the kibbles and can food behind. Also, contrary to so much publicized about soy benefits, it can negatively impact thryoid and unless organic soy, GMO’s (meaning, therefore, heavy pesticides. We do not accept money, gifts, samples or other incentives in exchange for special considerateness in preparing our reviews. He crunches raw chicken drummies and thighs to component his bone requirements. Totally agreed for adding pumpkin. This reads like a great recipe to try, however I am trying to figure out the economic value in it based on the numbers provided. What is the serving size for a 50 pound dog? I started feeding this to my dog about a month ago and he’s lost a good amount of weight so i’m just worried that it’s not enough and I don’t want him to become deficiency disease. By doing this I could cook enough food for her for about 2 weeks at a time. I’ll change the veg and meat around for variety. 2 weeks ago I found these recipes and tried the crock pot one. Quinoa is a very good substitute for rice – I use both but I use brown rice. Thank you so much for making this goal achievable!!!. Just questioning if I replaced the turkey with fish, if it would still be a good diet for him. We did the chicken and rice and then transitioned her back to her kibble but I ended up continuing a little bit of chicken and rice because she loved it so much. This is not only because I want to save money but because I worry about what is really be putting in dog food. 383 calories is enough for a daily meal. My puppy loves it! I make it on Sunday and bag out 21 servings for the week and keep them in the refrigerator. We started giving her this recipe. Want to contribute to our website  Never had any store bought food. My bichon frise has itchy skin and itchy paws – do you think recipe might help her too?. 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I HIGHLY RECOMMEND OHHH one more thing! Our 6 year old chihuahua hardly eats her food (good brand, & we’vetried many) Well when we fed it to her she ate more than we had ever seen her eat before. Chondroitin and glucosamine are natural constituents of meat and so are present in virtually all dog foods, but some dog foods have additional to provide extra joint support. This could be huge for use on my dog. Dogs love consistency so once you have found a schedule that suits you and your dog, it's best to stick with it. OMG!!! This exact thing happened with my dog James. She loves vegetables so she will love this. Your browser's Javascript functionality is turned off. I use squash instead of zucchini (personal preference) Lola lovesssssss her diet. Guest post courtesy of The strong nutritional profile of quinoa makes it a healthy alternative to corn, wheat, and soy — starches that are often used to make kibble.  Also, when I fed the expensive dog food, there was no less poop. Submit article Cats were tasked with killing rats in barns and other places that they were placed to kill vermin. Heat for five min in low all the while stirring. Read more buyer reviews at Chewy. But adding veg and rice does that go up or stay the same?. Very informative and helpful! I will be doing this for my future furbabies. My dog has has had some runny looseness and upset stomach. By simply adding bone meal (which has the proper mix of calcium/phosphorus) to this recipe, it will become more complete–adding to the current freshness and wholesomeness. However, raw or undercooked salmon contains parasites that can make dogs very sick, causing vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration, and, in extreme cases, even death. Publish your guest post If brown rice is healthier for humans, I would also surmise that it’s fitter for pets. Diamond Naturals Extreme Athlete is one of 13 kibble recipes included in our review of the Diamond Naturals product line. At present I feed them 1/3 cup of dry food 2x a day. Worked great to go e her more energy and she looks forward to her meals now. Do you feed this as dog meal every day or you have other recipes to rotate? (another then easy crockpot). There is a danger that what is healthy to us humans (beans, peas, lentils) is not for dogs as they have a high need for Taurin. I was paying as much as $161 per month for  a gourmet dog food service that shall remain unnamed. Even worse, they can affect the nervous system. it all depends on the breed! look up the caloric intake your dogs need online and base it off of the serving size above! hope this helps. @Cat your already cooking the food which will alter the genetic code, simply defrosting what you cooked to save time isnt going to do thing more, sure maybe a few vits here and there minused, but think of the comparing dog food is made with giant microwaves already for decades and most of our food we get thats processed is cooked, dehydrated , frozen, reconstituted, then flash frozen again with preservatives added. He wouldn’t eat anything, so I started making this for him, and he gobbles it down! It’s the only thing he looks forward each day while he’s grieving his brother, so thank you for giving our pup some felicity in his days of grief!. 5 year old Miniature Poodle X Maltese. All dry food is bad for cats, and foods with carb fillers like vet prescribed. of flax seed as I noticed that many anti-itch chews contain it. Do you have a reference for where I can find out how much to give them? I have a 18 lb Pug, a 35 lb Shiba mix and a 65 lb Golden Retriever. How do you measure fresh spinach?  . You can mix in some veggies and Flax Oil, Olive Oil, Fish Oil and any cat vitimin suplimant yet. It is essential that pet diets are balanced with all the vitamins and minerals they need. Freshpet is dedicated to bringing the power of fresh, real food to pets. Going to try this on my dog who has food allergies to most dog food. Guest post: I have a proposal of marriage does anyone know how many days this recipe lasts for because I feel like my 1 year old beagle will love this. Disclaimer: I am an accountant who uses google and my advice should not be taken as Holy Writ. They’ve got calcium, magnesium, antioxidants, and proteins, but while these nuts contain less fat than others, too many can lead to weight gain and other fat-related conditions. Taste of the Wild provides a top-rated, nutrient-balanced formula at an affordable price. I’ve heard that people have had success with giving dogs a vegetarian diet. The vacuum sealing and sterilisation do, however, ensure a long shelf life without the need for any added artificial additives. Guest contributor guidelines My chis and slimming and o ly the right stuff goes it. This food contains less than 30% meat ingredients on a dry matter basis (once all of the food's water has been taken out of the equation). Maybe try a salmon and chickpea, grain free formula?. My very finicky eater was not happy with all the different brands of store food.  It's grain free, so it's suitable for sensitive stomachs, and it's made with a high density of real dried chicken (minimum 32%) and sweet potato (23%) to give your dog plenty of energy and boost their protein intake. I believe the rule of thumb is abiut 25-30 calories per pound of dog. Contribute to our site My Chesney is a 40 lb golden doodle. Submit content I cook a 10 pound bag of chicken legs and thighs and remove the meat and gristle. 5c cooked rice? I had a insulin diabetic rescue, that I made ( raw) food for and it resolute a lot of issues for him. Thank you I’m looking fwd to making this for my girls. It is generated automatically and is not paid or 'sponsored' in any way. Yes, I recommend draining the excess fat as needed. 'Ash' is one of the most ordinarily misunderstood terms in pet food. We also asked them to score for value for money and whether they somewhat agreed or powerfully agreed with these statements:. I’m going to try this for my 1 year old golden retriever that short has a loss of appetite when it comes to her kibble. James Wellbeloved is a brand specifically tailored to dogs with food intolerances. Better tummies, better elimination, and beautiful coats. Great recipe for a fussy little chihuahua . I do add Dog multivitamin daily, just like humans if they don’t need it they kick it out. Never feed them onions,white potatoes,tomatoe,grapes,avacado or turnip,they are toxic and give them enough you can kill your pet. She’s smaller, and much less active. My Super LuLu loves home made food so as a schedule I prepare her food every other Friday. Cats always will still feel hungry as the corn fillers break down into the system quickly regenerate into simple sugars spiking the blood sugar up quickly later turning into body fat stored in the cat’s body. They’ve done the testing, this proved true. Guest posting rules 6 portions in each freezer bag to last a full day that I take out the night before I go to bed. How do I find serving size? . I would like to know what the serving size would be for my dogs per day. Submit a guest post If you have any health concerns about the mother or the puppies, please consult your vet. Blog for us  I add a puppy supplement to it just to make sure he’s getting all of his nutrients – Wholeistic brand. Guest contributor guidelines I have a Great Dane, and a black lab. I was skeptical, but tried anyway.  Then I add different veggies including carrots, lima beans, green beans, sweet potatoes, sometimes a small amount of corn, squash, blueberries and a little bit of olive oil. Your congratulations would be most helpful. is everybody using the 80% lean or the 93% lean turkey?. Hi ,is it safe to make a couple of days worth of Turkey white rice and vegetables to keep refrigerated and then feed at room temperature. no they don’t, but they NEED calcium.  A stomach upset got me putting him on the plain pumpkin diet [then pumpkin and rice, then pumpkin rice and chicken] and while his stomach got better I noticed a week of no accidents!  We introduced his own high priced dog food again, and the accidents started. Yes, I use the Balance IT site – it’s a great asset as recommended by my veterinarian. Publish your guest post Is this dog food okay for puppies?. Guest column can’t wait to start cooking for my fur babies. I also add no salt added green beans. I have thought about something that came to mind after I had found a premium dog food dry dog food that had all the great nutrients in it with no copper which she can’t have. She then went on a dry kibble diet that was around 8% fat. Thank you for sharing with us, Sindy!. Guest-post Peanut butter can be an fantabulous source of protein for dogs. After he’s grown, I’m sure this recipe will be a huge hit for him/her . I have a 5 month old shitzu and feed him chicken, beef, or lamb as his proteins. Hello and welcome to the forum Jonathan. Check the package of ground turkey. A quality yet affordable, grain-inclusive kibble made by Merrick.   I make a double batch and freeze. It costs a little more than others but our Bella is worth it !!!”. Adding a probiotic to your dogs food is also ideal, you can easily do this by adding a spoonful or two of yogurt or probiotic powder make up to your dogs food after cooking it. Fat is what keeps insulin from entering cells as it should and forces it into the bloodstream, thus insulin resistance and polygenic disorder. Become an author Our dry matter label analysis reveals the recipe contains 36% protein, 20% fat and 36% estimated carbs… which produces a fat-to-protein ratio of about 56%. I’m soooo happy I found this recipe! My dog is such a brat and won’t eat hard dog food. Guest author I found this recipe via google search. I stopped everything with chicken and his fur grew back and he is doing well. That us so very unlike him, hes always so picky. No more stomach upsets, he’s more satisfied and it seems to move more slowly through his system. Guest post by Carbs; brown rice, quinoa, oatmeal (all cooked) Just make sure you are adding all necessary vitamins and minerals. Become guest writer If so, what kind of fish would you recommend- one that won’t totally break the bank. He has been on this diet for a month now and is definitely doing much better.  My first batch of homemade dog food. You put in the type of dog, age, spayed or not, energy level, amount of treats, and it tells you how many calories your dog should be eating in a day. Thank you so much for this recipe. Also alternate with freeze dried fresh dog food. I include peas, carrots, green beans, (going to try the zuccini) I boil chicken or fish and alternate every couple of weeks. How many cups a day do you give a 50 pound dog? We are new pet owners 🙂.


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Every time I use a day’s worth, I replace that with frozen so it thaws and I have an ever-rotating 3 days of fresh food without worrying about it sitting too long. Please consider the following warning by the FDA regarding Canine Dilated Cardiomyopathy (CDM) – I also received associated literature from my vet. I run a leaving business sector and all my clients who have tried Annamaet have all been very happy with it. Sample buyer review… “After switching dog foods several times due to my girl having a very sensitive stomach we tried this on a recommendation. Dogs love consistency so once you have found a schedule that suits you and your dog, it's best to stick with it. I had no idea of the right ratio of what to what. I also use a multivitamin as recommended.  If the protein was changed to skinless, boneless chicken breast could you see this diet as a possible choice  for her. Butternut Box will run you through a series of questions – including your dog's age, breed, activity level and close weight – to provide a tailor-made menu from their range of recipes. As for my spinach, I’ll leave it out, mince it, and rain down it on the meal once she’s getting ready to eat. Jonathan Ashby · Dog foods · Jun 07, 2021, 10:07. Aslo, regarding the rice debate. A little bit of oas and sometimes bulgar wheat. These supplements are much better at surviving the cooking process but have come under criticism from natural feeding advocates who claim that they are nutritionally inferior to natural vitamins. I use beans, potatoes, rice, macaroni, lentils. Also I was reading about a cat eating tuna from a can above, and tuna from a can is too acidic for cats, a friend of mine had to pay tonnes of money for a UTI surgical process because her cat was eating tuna from a can, that’s what the Vet told her. I had the worst dog food natural event 24-hour interval. I just started making my senior pitbull dog food after she seem d depress and lethargic. One question however, how much should I feed to my dog? He’s a large Lab (38kg). CHARLY could you advise food that has the omega 3s, antioxidants, calcium, bones, minerals, and vitamins…I am not a biological process expert, just a person who would like to make her yorki-poo home-cured food as I can’t afford the good dog food at 4 dollars a pack, I’m on pension you see. questioning if this meets caloric needs. Yes, you can drain the excess fat if you wish. I saw your recipe and we jumped right into making it. Disclaimer: I am an accountant who uses google and my advice should not be taken as Holy Writ.  I’ve taught a lot of medical professionals, including M. It should keep for at least 2-3 days in the fridge (they are also freezer-friendly in private servings) but as always, please use your best judgment. I substituted deboned chicken breast, boiled instead of ground turkey. Unless you are able to use a program to analyze the nutrient value, your dog may be missing out on some fundamental stuff. Brown rice has a GI of 50 and white rice has a GI of 89, meaning that white increases blood sugar levels much faster than brown. Write for us Hi Angela! This would be best discussed with your vet and/or nutritionist. Guest-blogger  Sure…  please, either provide the SOLID scientific inquiry you are basing this on, or remove the tin foil from your head that protects you from the Alien mind control rays. I meal prep for our Miniature Pincher every other week, and i freeze his food. ” Yet we’re still at the vet for skin issues, ear problems, and such. I have a question I have a cockapoo about 20pds and she 11 months now about how much should I feed her?. Hi, with the threat of DCM in dogs and some breeds more so than others, that reports have linked to peas and lentils. My question on your post is that you provide a link to Balance IT but your recipe here doesn’t include any supplements. Would you feed your growing child an all protein diet?. I have no solid measurements this is all rounding…   dozen egg yolks 3T. How do you know how much a serving is for each dog. Canned peas have no food value for dogs. Continue feeding the high energy food, and begin raising the amount being fed as shown below, preferably by speech act more meals each day rather than larger meals. Would you look at feeding your dog. Planning on making this recipe for my Pomapoo. You can vary the protein/starch mix from a 1:2 to 1:1 ratio. So this is the rundown on this recipe:. I saw someone was taken up about the calcium. My vet told me i have to add regular dog food to homemade but it makes my dog sick when i do that. Sponsored post: Read more buyer reviews at Chewy. However, its started again, so that led me down the raw food path. wish you had more recipes for doggy meals. inever thought I would make food either but my 3 Shih-Tsu’s love it too!. As always, please use your best judgment regarding substitutions and modifications. Can you use sandwich meat instead of turkey or chicken??. Why is this different from the ingredients list?. Guest posting Please consult with your pet’s veterinarian and use face-to-face judgment when applying this information to your own dog’s diet as feeding ratio can vary by weight and breed. Blog for us My dog is still doing well and will be 16 in March. Purina Pro Plan is one of the very best brands you’ll find on this or any list. Even grain free limited division dog foods did not help. That’s about $75-$90 a month versus $50-$75 store bought. What would you suggest to keep their teeth healthy and strong? Thanks!! . Don’t be alarmed if your puppy becomes possessive over its food when it’s eating. No more turned up little noses!! Thanx!. Generally, one to two bones a week is sufficient to help remove plaque from teeth. I roast the designated protein in a disposable pan. Yes, dogs have been domesticated for thousands of years, but dogfood has only come to be a thing in the last 100yrs or so…. Instead of peas and zucchini what can I add? Pinto or kidney beans?? Really wanting to make this, but don’t want peas for sure in it. Did you Make This Recipe? Tag @damn_delicious on Instagram and hashtag it #damndelicious.  Do you have any recommendations for serving size?  Can a smaller batch be kept in the refrigerator for a week?. 59/lb) and I can buy spinach, carrots, etc in bulk and cook and freeze. dogs are NOT omnivores, and although they can survive on just about anything, that doesn;t mean that fruit veg and rice is the right food…. Guest post- He coughed up mucus, vomited, passed bloody, runny stools, and coughed all throughout the day and in the middle of the night. Overfeeding your puppy can lead to health issues such as musculoskeletal problems later in its life. Guest post I have small dogs and worry about too much protein which can cause liver shunt in little babies, I think I’ll third the meat and add more veggies!. Go toDr Karen Baker she’s a holistic vet excellant on raw and cooked food for dogs and cats .  Will be trying this recipe on my next cooking day!. Can you tell me what the Calories are in 1 cup of the DIY brown rice / turkey Recipe  is?. My dog is 13 lbs, I feel him just shy of a cup per day. Our unique nutritional ratings are calculated based on a number of characteristics including the quality and quantity of the stated ingredients, certain nutritional and technological additives and the physical process methods used to create the food. Our dog loves this recipe and it is so easy to make!. The recipe is great and simple! But I wonder why the steroid alcohol content is so high? 49%. The recipe calls for the brown rice to be cooked first. We were very fortunate that she only suffered from one attack. Was wondering, is this receipt also for puppies?. There are a number of foods that contain taurine, including chicken livers and fish…. My puppy is turning 20 weeks(5 months) on 15 Apr. I would keep it no longer than a week in your refrigerator. It your baby is having bowel problems, check to see if it is cauliflour. A dog requires a basic diet of 80% raw protein like chicken, duck, beef, rabbit (at least three rotated to provide all nutrients), 10% bone (always raw, never cooked or weight bearing) like chicken/turkey necks or feet, 5% raw liver, and 5% other raw secreting organ, like kidney, sweetbreads, or spleen. I did a quick run of this recipe for a 65 lb dog, caloric intake should be 1417, if feeding twice a dog that almost 2 cups per meal time just for the one dog. Guest post opportunities If you get your meat from a quality (Organic, not factory farmed) source it is probably safe to give it to your pets raw as well, my dog loves raw bloody chicken livers and they are very good for her too. Become guest writer Again, the one interview I have is how much is enough!!?? great comments here thank-you! Thanks for this recipe, I will definitely be trying this, though it is very similar to what I already do and again I add in egg shells for calcium!. I’m happy that this is a food that agrees with her. I make my own treats for her (vet had samples at his open house). At present I feed them 1/3 cup of dry food 2x a day. Guest post guidelines We create wholesome food for happy, healthy cats and dogs. Thank you for the recipe and all those that have chimed in with alternatives and ideas. I’d like to stop the purchased dog food. Submit a guest post dogs are carnivores mostly though…. No more greasy smelly fur babies. One is 100 lbs, other is around 85. Try cooking the brown rice&veggies in no sodium chicken/meat broth. I used this but substituted lower histamine poached salmon and added natural histamine reducers like spiralina, CBD oil, glucosamine, chrodrotin and krill oil. Our dry matter label abstract thought reveals the recipe contains 28% protein, 16% fat and 49% estimated carbs… which creates a fat-to-protein ratio of about 56%. We've accepted literally hundreds of reports of dogs becoming ill on Lily's Kitchen since the buy-out by Nestlé in April. Submit post Macadamia nuts, part of the Protaceae family, can cause vomiting, increased body temperature, cognition to walk, and lethargy. But this a great starter recipe!! Thanks do much!. Thank you for this recipe! I am getting the ingredients today to make for my dogs. I placed the dog food down and watched her go to town!!! Thank you for sharing you are a god sent! . Guest author I want to keep my dog healthy and fit with this easy peasy homespun recipe!. 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Become an author I like creating from raw materials stuff- houses, boats, docks, those kind of things, and my opinion was that everything tastes better when someone else cooks.  I always give her an egg in the morning and add veg, fish or chicken to her diet of kibble. White rice, four to five cubes of cottage cheese ,chicken roasted and sliced. I’d love information on the powder supplements. Guest posting rules She’s digesting the product well and her flatulence is now non-existent. If you'd like to have a listen it's disposable on the link above or wherever you usually get your podcasts. This food does not comply fully with the rank food nutrient tolerances as recommended by FEDIAF and/or AAFCO. Dry dog food may come in the form of kibbles, biscuits or pellets. The recipe yielded 25 cups of food. Our dog food ingredients glossary has plenty of information about the more popular ingredients as well as which ones are worth searching for and which are best avoided. corn, corn meal), preservatives such as BHT and byproducts are not ideal as well. Adjust a little lower for a couch potato, a little higher for a high energy dog. Also they don’t beg anymore when we are eating, that was instant. I appreciate the sharing! I look forward to making homemade food for my dog for her better health!. 30% protein should be the max??. Submit guest article It is about what you should and shouldn’t feed dogs, aggression, training, medicine, problems, breeding and such. Our dry matter label analysis reveals the recipe contains 29% protein, 16% fat and 47% estimated carbs… which results in a fat-to-protein ratio of about 54%.  They still get an organic kibble with homemade stuff. Are there any guidelines as to how mu h for weight of dog?. Currently, I’m giving her 1/2 cup twice a day, with little pieces of carrots, berries, sweet potato in between. Heat for five min in low all the while stirring. Guest post- and I’m fortunate to have the elk meat but we only have so much in our freezer. Cooked diets like this can cause a lot of long term issues…. My little one has lost 4 lbs – 25% of his body weight and the other 9 lbs – 22% of her body weight. My Rottweiler is 9 years old and has a bad leg. My sweetheart is a six month old small breed like apso. Submit an article I am getting a new puppy in 4 weeks. More recently, however, a new wave of high-meat/high-protein foods have shown that as long as it comes from good, animal sources, dogs are more than capable of treatment high amounts of protein. Your Rating * Rating… Excellent Good Average Not Good Awful. Just started today and he loves it. Guest post- Ok, maybe not all of the convenience - transporting frozen foods for extended periods (for holidays and so on) can be tricky and having to thaw them over-night before feeding isn't as easy as opening a bag or a tin, but most raw feeders agree that it is a small price to pay. Guest post courtesy of Thank you for this recipe! I am getting the ingredients today to make for my dogs.  He is a ten pound poodle, 14 years old and only moderately active. I also have a GSD with chicken allergies. Want to write a post I’m tweaking the recipe and most days he eats! If not the older dogs finish it up!! Trying to add vitamins but he usually can tell. It is 3 months and the bladder infection is gone, no blood in the urine, their wastes no longer smells, no more upset tummys and diarrhea, more energy, reduced bad breath, the cost of food has been reduced hugely even with buying organic and all natural food and no vet visit as yet. Your recipe looks like it has the same ingredients. OMG!!! This exact thing happened with my dog James. There’s no diarrhea and she seems to feel better now that she’s eating regularly. I have not made this recipe yet.  I also did a GREAT dog mommy hack!  I stole about 1/2lb of of the turkey burger and in a SEPERATE pan I fried that up with some onion and some of the spinach, added about 3/4 C brown rice a little ketchup, mustard and Wercestershire sauce…. Much love from our fur kids and family!. Your Vet Online provides animal owners who have animal health queries 24 hour online access to registered veterinarians, 365 days a year. Articles wanted  Sure…  please, either provide the SOLID scientific research you are basing this on, or remove the tin foil from your head that protects you from the Alien mind control rays. I suppose if you have your own garden it would be different. Also I was reading about a cat eating tuna from a can above, and tuna from a can is too acidic for cats, a friend of mine had to pay tonnes of money for a UTI functioning because her cat was eating tuna from a can, that’s what the Vet told her. Become a contributor It’s clear we all love our fur babies. Write for us I have used the advertising foods in past but I can’t now. Submit blog post I’ve just started feeding my dogs with this recipe without fish oil and it’s AMAZING how much better their coats look and no scratch.  He gobbled this up where before he would skip a meal here and there and just graze in his kibble. However, some dogs may have trouble digesting dairy products. Wonderful meal for my finicky chihuahua eaters!!  Thanks so much, all 3 of them devoured it. Please Get Tested, Before Continuing With Your B. I sometimes made a month’s worth at a time. Awhile back he just stopped eating. Guest-blogger  But it does not say how much to feed the dog. I will try, but wondering if I could can this in a pressure cooker. The only thing I could get him to eat for two days was part of a peanut butter sandwich. Is it possible for my Chug(chihuahua and pug mix and I also have a Chihuahua)to act all sick when she wasn’t given real food but instead her dog food? Talk about moping for almost an hour acting like she can’t even walk and boom, I give her some rice and she is a changed dog!lol we are in transition and I ran out of their homemade food but not for long I guess 🙂 No more dog food, yay! Thank you for sharing this recipe, my little babies love it♡. He loves chicken! I am going to try the turkey this next time. Great idea! I am going to give it a try for my pack 🙂. Thanks for sharing this do-it-yourself recipe! I’ve been looking for a nutritious dog recipe for a long time, so I am getting the embodied today and make this recipe for my dog. To my surprise, she not only finished her first bowl, she asked for seconds. Dogs are naturally programmed to consume meat! 30% protein is much closer to a recommendation for a human, but dogs and their natural counterparts could even thrive without many veggies or carb sources like rice and such. He is 2 years old and about 50 lbs.   So thank you for that insight. His digestive woes are gone, his poos have returned to normal and are small and not stinky, he has gained a few much needed pounds and his coat is beautiful. By simply adding bone meal (which has the proper mix of calcium/phosphorus) to this recipe, it will become more complete–adding to the current novelty and quality. I’m so happy I found this recipe and have my little girl eating again! . thank you for this! I am now making homemade dog food for my fur babies and appreciate your recipe. Unfortunately, without further recipe testing, we cannot answer with sure thing.  After trying different brands, I just want what is best for them. curious if this helps with allergies as i have a pitbull with allergies that is constantly chewing and scratching herself and nothing seems to help her. She also has digestion issues/GERD which is why I am feeding her homemade food. He wouldn’t eat anything, so I started making this for him, and he gobbles it down! It’s the only thing he looks forward each day while he’s grieving his brother, so thank you for giving our pup some felicity in his days of grief!. My commit/question is how much does this recipe make. Now I want some pill pockets next on my search!!. I mix everything in concert and store in plastic containers in the refrigerator. Guest post courtesy of Grain free foods are also netter for dogs, as well as organic/grass fed meats. Publish your guest post What is the serving size based on weight? And does it need to be doubled for a puppy? . I was feeding dog chow from Sams 50 pounds for $26, but hubby felt our border collies fur wasn’t shining so decided to buy the overpriced stuff. This is also a good source of carbohydrates, with a 35% potato content. Victor Hi-Pro Plus derives the bulk of its meat protein from beef meal. I wish we could afford to make something as delicious as this for our two labs! Who knows maybe I’ll just make it for them for theyre birthdays!. wish you had more recipes for doggy meals. Based on my research dogs that size should get 2 cups twice a day. Guest post: I am highly againsts any of the so called natural commercial dog foods on the market, so your article hits home for me since I have decided I am going to start taking the ingredients dogs can eat which are fresh and natural and prepare their dog food myself from now on, since my 8 year old rottweiler was born I have fed him the so called natural healthy dog food expecting him to be healthy and live to a ripe old age.  Ace is a big boy and will eat all day if I let him. At 1 cup a day for a 15 lb older dog I believe that she will have an improved quality of life for the rest of her days with us. Guest post Hi Nay! Yes, we add supplements/vitamins as directed by our vet and nutritionist. There is no need to cook thing and even less give vegetable, grains and dairy. How much do you portion for your Cairns. Become guest writer Wet foods, naturally, contain much more water than their dry counterparts. If they will grow larger they don’t. It would really just be about managing the budget.  Sure…  please, either provide the SOLID scientific inquiry you are basing this on, or remove the tin foil from your head that protects you from the Alien mind control rays. See our rundown of the best head torches for walking your dog in the dark. But was inquisitive how long is it ok to leave in freezer for? Not sure when it will go bad. I have been experimenting, not a nice word, with my dog food. To be sure you never unwittingly feed YOUR dog a dry kibble that contains any of these speculative ingredients… be sure to favor recipes rated 4 stars or higher by The Dog Food Advisor. Want to contribute to our website Again, the one interview I have is how much is enough!!?? great comments here thank-you! Thanks for this recipe, I will definitely be trying this, though it is very similar to what I already do and again I add in egg shells for calcium!. This Eagle Pack recipe derives the bulk of its meat protein from chicken and pork meals.  I also scramble half a dozen eggs without any change of state and add those. I had the same question! But then talked to my vet and she said a dog needs anyplace from 25 to 30 calories per lb, depending on their activity level. Guest posts wanted Yes, I add supplements/vitamins (ex. This means making sure their water bowl is filled up at all times and is changed daily, so they can help themselves to water whenever they need or want. Your browser's Javascript functionality is turned off. I will also be adding an egg occasionally and swapping out the veggies, but the combination was perfect and it was so good, I ate some. Guest posting rules  And so far no digestive issues…. In other words: it’s the Haribos of the dog world. so now I can cook his meat and veg and add the essentials he needs in a meal. Is it okay to use white rice in the recipe? I can’t find any brown rice in my pantry and I was hoping to make it today. I double the recipe to freeze for the next week…I get the whole pork loin from Sams club. With so little time to adapt to these new ingredients, it is little wonder that they tend to cause so many upsets in dogs. However I would highly recommend asking your vet.


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I will try, but wondering if I could can this in a imperativeness cooker. Guest poster wanted This is good as it stands, but is NOT a complete diet. Articles wanted She is a great Dane cross Labrador she weighs about 37kg. Omgggg! This is one of the most famous dogs recipes. Is the serving size based on pounds my dog weighs 55 lbs how much should I feed him. This was the first recipe I found that looks super easy. Thank you! I love to find my people! haha. For more information, take a look at our guide for feeding dogs with joint problems. Just made this! I added 2 eggs and a pat of butter. I will make this batch and trying to figure out if can be stored in instrumentation in fridge and for how long?. A superior, grain-free kibble, message poised nutrition… for a wide range of dogs. I will make this recipe this week. Not a fan of Balance IT since their recipe site won’t allow adding liver or ground egg shells, therefore uses copious amounts of the supplement, going way over recommended levels of many nutrients just to get enough calcium,Choline, Zinc & copper. Its quick to make with frozen veggies and I make the rice in advance and freeze. what breed is your dog and how much does he/she weigh. Our adopted pup is such a picky eater. I read somewhere that cat can not have carrots in their diet. and he also takes an L-Gultimaine everyday, along with Greek Yogurt and Oatmeal. These days, there are all sorts of options to cater for any and all preferences - so many in fact that deciding which one to go for can be quite overwhelming. My older dog, a Chihuahua mix is 8 years old and extremely finicky. I would be careful with the coleslaw or cabbage. Guest-post Take a look at our guide on how much to feed your dog for more information. Accepting guest posts The entire bowl was done in less than five minutes. Peanut butter can be an fantabulous source of protein for dogs. I am hoping that this will help! I’ve tried so many different dog foods to calm his allergies, some work better than others, but those dog foods are very expensive. 1 Dr Leigh from Your Vet Online advises that it is important to ensure your dog’s food is both complete and counterpoised for its stage of life, and if it has any medical issues. What a wild initiative! And way better than plain ol’ chicken and rice! I hope your little one is feeling better now 😀 x. Regarding serving size, please consult with your pet’s veterinarian and use personal judgment when applying this information to your own dog’s diet. And my havi allergies are much better. I made a whole bunch of bone broth from beef neck bones (our store sometimes has stuff like this) so I used that in place of the water when cooking the rice. Guest poster wanted Why would you force them to be thing that goes against their nature? . I’d be careful with the spinach, especially if your dog has any kidney problems. I make it regularly and add omega oil to it. We want to the best for them…… We do garden so that will help, however What IS everyone payment a month for their dogs homemade food? I know it depends on size of dog, but i’d love to hear everyone’s thoughts. My husband and I started preparing mentally for having to put her down…I was heartbroken. I changed him to more organic ( purchased) foods with little success over the longer term. I once saw a dog poop out an entire pile of corn kernels while working at a shelter. So for many many many reasons, I decided to finally pull the trigger and try. let me know your email address and I will share my dog explore with you. It only gives your pet the bare minimum of what keep your pets alive. High sodium (salt) diets should also be avoided as they put unnecessary strain on the kidneys. I did cure a dog of cancer with a homemade diet.  I feed them 1/3 of a cup in the morning and 1/3 cup at night. Go! Carnivore Chicken, Turkey and Duck Adult is one of 5 kibble recipes enclosed in our review of the Go! Carnivore product line. It’s fun and gives me peace of mind knowing what she eats. He absolutely loved it (and so did I). We use Balance IT® Canine as suggested by our vet. I just read that it was 1/2 cup per 10 pounds. Submit guest article they are carnivores, and have made it thru millions of years being hunters and scavengers…. Before doing anything, compare your dog with our dog weight chart. Hi Monica, do you know if your mom used supplements to their diet in addition to making the food? I’m not sure if I should add supplements and if so which ones? Thanks . I feed her twice a day and her home made food is as follows: brown rice, frozen peas and carrots, boil eggs, kayle, , bonless chicken thighs, and diced sweet potatoe. Vegetables are cheap when you go to a farmer stand and by a bunch and pre make the meals, label them and date them for freshness. Also same employee told me that if the dog is pooping it all out, that means they are eating only nondigestable food or kibble! So the less they poop , the better for the pup and means they are getting full in their meals and should not have to worry about over feeding etc. Guest post by My Molly loves this recipe! This is totally yummy for people, too. However you need to also make sure the nutrients she is getting per meal is balanced – depending on her breed she might need a protein heavy diet or not. I even will combine the different meats for variety. i tried ur menu and my dog just loved it. This post was written by Anyone know if white rice or canned beans promotes tear stains ? I was feeding my white Havanese dogs Stella and Chewys raw dehydrated beef patties which they loved but after both improved tumors my vet told me to make homemade food instead with 1/4 part protein and the rest rice and green beans/carrots/other veggies. Not one problem from anything yet. Vet said it was no good for her pancreas. Buying vet diet dog food and it was very expensive and my dog didn’t lose weight. How much does your Westie weigh and how much do you feed at each meal? I have three Westies I am transitioning to homecooked now. Always counsel children from getting too close to them when they’re eating, and be aware they may growl or snap at you if you attempt to take the food away. Guest article Never going back perpendicular dog food again. See our rundown of the best head torches for walking your dog in the dark. This recipe keeps him happy and full and helps with his weight. Just made this to try on my dogs going to introduce it to them with the remaking dry dog for I have for them. Iams Lamb and Rice Adult formula is one of 15 dry recipes included in our review of the Iams Proactive Health product line. Plus no more pills on a daily basis. I have been looking for a good alimental recipe for y dogs who are a bitnoverweight,. The first ingredient is, therefore, the largest and most important part of the food. I just made this for my Beagle’s, added walnut squash to the recipe as they love a taste of sweet. Dog looked & acted(going in the trash cans) like a refugee camp survivor!!! I did more reading & found several people recommended 1cp. I, too, never thought I would be one of those people who made home-cooked food for their dog. Submit blog post avocados, grapes, nuts, dairy, etc. Gigi LOVES it, is able to eat it without teeth and its very easy to make. Become guest writer Be careful to make sure your dog isn’t consuming the whole bone as this can lead to constipation. I would caution you to use fresh meats when possible to ensure you are not adding sodium to your pets diet. If the end result is 25% carbohydrates that would mean the recipe makes at least 12 cups. And it was just that! I looked at one comment and it said that their dogs were super picky eaters and didn’t eat it. All dry food is bad for cats, and foods with carb fillers like vet prescribed. Just want to know how much per serving I need to feed and how much serving in a day. My dog LOVES it! She can’t wait to eat. I’d love information on the powder supplements. the only problem is he won’t eat it, I haven’t tried this one, so I will check this out and see what happens. Where do I find the recipe please . Most dogfood in the market isnt all to bad blue richness is really great has no wheat or grain which can lead to an upset stomach. I chose this one to start and she loved it.  What  can I  make him for  breakfast  can help have milk ,cheese just  need to know what  I  can give him for  breakfast.  Our veterinary surgeon said Purina One or Purina Pro when I asked her opinion for dog food. To be sure you never unwittingly feed YOUR dog a dry kibble that contains any of these speculative ingredients… be sure to favor recipes rated 4 stars or higher by The Dog Food Advisor. This is NOT a balanced diet for a dog, and this is the reason many veterinarians hate “raw” diets. I am concerned is she getting enough vitamins etc? She is a small dog. As always, please use your best judgment regarding substitutions and modifications. It’s also great on the budget especially now that I have two dogs. Julie, this may be best discussed with your pet’s veterinarian and/or nutritionist. Guest post Did I miss something? All that turkey and all that rice plus the veggies and it only makes 1 cup? That’s hard to believe but that’s what it said: 1 serving 1 cup. Wet foods, naturally, contain much more water than their dry counterparts. This is awesome! I will have to try it. She is still allergic to many foods but I can modify this recipe.


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I’ve made some modifications due to allergies (peas are a no-no), and the girls just love it. This reminds me of some of the great dog treats in the pet refrigerated food (think those have yogurt added thou), but its home-brewed and so it is so much better. Submit post I have modified the recipe so I can double it with the ground turkey I get at Costco.  Dry dog food provides penetration nutrition formulated to help your dog achieve a healthy weight and improve quality of life. It is cooling, but the dog was licking the stove while I was making it so I think that’s a good indicator! I have a 108 lb weimaraner, and a 71 lb black mouth cur (he’s the picky eater). How much in cups do I give my labradors per feed based on your recipe?. I do add Dog multivitamin daily, just like humans if they don’t need it they kick it out. Sponsored post: My 13 year old morkie gave us a scare recently and has not been eating well since. 75% meat 5 to 10 % kidney 10% veggies and fruits 5%sardines or muscles. I will be trying your dog treats! Thanks. I saw a noticeable difference within days of feeding this to her. I usually use chicken breast, kidney or liver and my girls love it!. Made by the same trusted company that also produces Wellness. When it cools, I skim off extra excess fat and discard the bones and add the mix to her portion containers along with mixed organs, raw meaty bones, raw mixed meat from the butchers and some portions will be fish based using canned whole sardines or canned salmon. Submit blog post White rice, four to five cubes of cottage cheese ,chicken roasted and sliced. I added cheese, I started giving him cold dog food…. However I would highly recommend asking your vet. Guest post: We created Freshpet to give our dogs real and all natural dog food, fresh from the fridge. Now I want some pill pockets next on my search!!. why cant I make him his food? He LOVES his meals now ♡♡. Certain amino acids (the building blocks of proteins) are essential for cardiovascular answer. I have six little Yorkies and the cost of going to the vet was starting to be too much. That’s a great question! But this may be best discussed with your pet’s veterinarian and/or nutritionist. I have 2 Yorkies 3Lbs & 5Lbs how much should I give them…I can’t wait for them to make this for them! looks great… Thank you. Guest post It’s 1 1/2 cups of raw rice, cook then add amount to recipe, should be doubled. Hi Nay! Yes, we add supplements/vitamins as directed by our vet and nutritionist. Sorry if I missed it in all the reviews. After pricing out a few raw brands on Chewy, which were ludicrously high, I decided to make my own. Hope I was able to help though.  She’s had tummy issues ever since I’ve had her. How do you know how much a serving is for each dog. White rice is perfectly safe, unless you are diabetic… in which case you should be avoiding all starches anyhow. How did you look up what your daily needs would be by cup??. Could I make this weekly and refrigerate?. Please do you have any ideas that will help. Submit content You should talk with your vet about what they recommend until the attack is over and then for maintenance. How much do you feed them of this and how many times a day? I have 2 olde English bulldogge and have same allergy problems. Carbs; brown rice, quinoa, oatmeal (all cooked) Just make sure you are adding all necessary vitamins and minerals. Pups weren’t too keen on the spinach. When you favor one over the other you disrupt the balance and compromise the immune system. Articles wanted I double the recipe to freeze for the next week…I get the whole pork loin from Sams club.                                           Thank you so much                                                      Patti. Make no mistake, food is the most prodigious factor in your dog's life. She is doing well with that and a little more activity. Sponsored post by When it comes to your pets, not everything people eat is safe for them. I wanted to get away from kibble, even though using for years a ‘healthier’ kind. Read more buyer reviews at Chewy. Become guest writer She inhaled it! The vet saw her today and we have her on a pain medicine and bactericide regime until we can do her surgery next week. Can you do a homemade recipe for cats as well? My cat is obesity and the vet recommends I put her on a prescription diet that is almost $50. Beef is the #1 allergen for dogs and chicken is second. Read more buyer reviews at Chewy. Guest contributor guidelines I’m incredibly impressed and so is my best girl. Janice, I add supplements/vitamins (ex. My Stevie had not eaten in a few days. I just made this for my Beagle’s, added walnut squash to the recipe as they love a taste of sweet. Waiting for my meat grinder to be delivered. Do you need to give them a vitamin supplement? Supplemental fish oil? If so liquid or pill? I’ve read in many articles brown rice has arsenic and to use  Oats instead ? Any ideas for toppers? Thank you. One is 100 lbs, other is around 85. Tear stains may be from allergies – can you substitute a different protein?.  A stomach upset got me putting him on the plain pumpkin diet [then pumpkin and rice, then pumpkin rice and chicken] and while his stomach got better I noticed a week of no accidents!  We introduced his own high priced dog food again, and the accidents started. She lost 5 lbs in a month so she is 71lbs but I estimated her food for 75lbs.  Now I feel Guilty if I run out!  . Guest post policy What you offer above IS NOT A COMPLETE DOG FOOD DIET. I’ve never owned a dog and I’m debating buying a Pyrenees. I made the DIY dog food tonight. 7 lbs of ground turken for $17. Read more buyer reviews at Chewy. Looking for guest posts It’s 1 1/2 cups of raw rice, cook then add amount to recipe, should be doubled. Just watch out, you might enjoy your dog’s dinner. Become a contributor While dogs love the smell of chocolate, it’s toxic for them, and should never be fed to them. A small amount of excess weight can put enormous additional strain on the joints, so ensuring your dog is at a healthy weight is essential. Methods for optimal food storage and shelf life should be based on good sagacity and what you are personally well-off with. Live animals that they kill themselves. The poor guy is so thin and has a bad knee and will need surgery soon. Bev, this is something that should be consulted with your physician. A brilliantly easy way for you to get regular top ups of proper food for your pet. And don’t forget some blue berries every now and then. But I have a question- what fat percentage of meat do you use? 93/7, 85/15, 80/20, etc? Thanks!. Articles wanted Ana, this is thing that should be consulted with your veterinarian. He was not eating anything properly.  I could add some of their dry food to it or add a vitamin pill/powder.  I hope to eventually get her off the processed dog food. Guest-post Take your time to lower the risk of stomach upset. Made this for my mix breed dog who weights about 20kilo. Our vet also said he should be on a bland diet. It’s vital for dogs to have a certain percentage of RAW bones (never cooked), kidneys, liver etc with every meal in order to make sure they’re receiving all the proper nutrients. I have an  80 pound beauceron  I feed him 1 cup a day that’s all works good for him  thanks damn delicious  . Submit guest post  My dogs can’t allow carrots (they come out indigestible in their poops) so I omit that from the recipe, and sometimes I replace the brown rice with regular rice, black rice or quinoa. If you're considering buying new dog food, head to our guide on choosing a pet food for the latest advice. I cook all the family meals from scratch so why not the dogs 🙂. Guest column Lethargy, high blood pressure, joint problems, heart problems and diabetes are all much more common in overweight dogs. 5 cups of cooked rice or uncooked ? I followed your recipe exactly (1. She ate every bit and she is the pickiest dog around. How long does it keep in the freezer?. I personally prefer to nuke it for my little guy! 🙂. He refused to eat every dry or wet food I tried to feed. Guest post by My chiweenie was a picky eater until I started making her food using damn delicious recipes now she eats good, very active, good breathe and happy. Actually, white rice is easier to digest than brown rice, for dogs. even if I am wrong, I need to know it. I suggest consulting with your own vet to see what is best for your pup. Air drying takes things one step further as the ingredients usually start the process fresh rather than ground or pre-cooked. My vet said 25-30 calories per pound. Guest post by How much should I fed my 3 dogs? I have a 65lb GSD, a 60lb Lab/Rottie mix, and a 14lb Chihuahua/Pomeranian mix. After doing some research, my baby needs to eat 400 cal per day. Would that same serving size apply once daily with this recipe?. A dog's body is an amazing thing. Filet, Ahi Tuna steak, whatever we have I cut some up for her before I start cooking. Note down what it is you fed your puppy if a reaction or illness occurs and pop that on the no-feed list. Methods for optimal food storage and shelf life should be based on good judgment and what you are in person comfortable with. I encourage you and your readers who are interested to visit Donald Strombeck’s website (DVM) has a wealth of recipes that are properly balanced. I made your recipe and we even made a double batch our dog Apollo just loves it. I suggest this 100% and ground turkey is healthy for your dog. This yeilded 34 cups, which equates to a little over 200 calories per cup. A top natural action popular with veterinarians and professional breeders. Available in a wide range of flavor and recipe options. Guest column That means it contains all parts of the grain — including the fibrous bran, the nutritious germ and the carb-rich endosperm. Has anyone tried making this with turkey breast?. What you offer above IS NOT A COMPLETE DOG FOOD DIET. The rice is still just as good as cooked the other way but much more safe for you and you beloved pets.


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It’s incredible how much it worked. I have a beagle and I have been making her food with these and similar recipes for almost a year and she doesn’t shed nearly as much and feels so much better! She’s 9 and playful like when she was 3!. This post was written by He’s finally eating as much as he should without stomach issues and it’s made him almost a brand new dog. I just saw this recipe and just wondered how much it makes?? I’ve made homemade dog food before and this sounds luscious. So I tried it and he loved it as soon as I put it in his bowl he ate every bite. My schnauzer is a really picky eater. Is there something additional that I should be adding to the recipe to make sure she is getting all she needs?. Publish your guest post It should keep for at least 2-3 days in the fridge (they are also freezer-friendly in private servings) but as always, please use your best judgment. Submit blog post This meal would be ok for like one meal a couple times a week, but there is no bone or egg shell included in this, which is essential for dogs to balance out calcium and phosphorus, or dogs can end up with severe health issues. Best wishes and healthy happy days for many years to come for you and your family!. My vet sees no problem with me home cooking for both my dogs & my cats. Thank you so much everyone for the recipie, all the comments and suggestions. I change from turkey and canned salmon. Both big boys but I would much rather feed them this kind of food. Guest post- It may sound ominous but this food is safe for your dog because all pet food in the UK must be fit for human consumption. I read that it should be 2-3% of their body weight. I assume it would be 1/2 cup in morning and 1/2 cup at evening meal. Their pricing starts at just over £10 per month (although if you have a medium-to-large sized dog, you'll pay a bit more). How much does your Yorkie weigh and what is a serving for him?. Methods for optimal food storage and shelf life should be based on good judgment and what you are personally sufficient with. Suggest a post actually I cook for them, and I share some of their food with them!!! I take some out without the fish oil or brewers yeast for me 🙂. If your dog reacts strongly to milk products, it’s best to avoid them. Guest post courtesy of 1st time I made this I mix it with with their regular dry food for breakfast and they went nuts for it. I have been trying so much different dog food. He would barely touch kibble and the wet food he would eat but he didn’t like it, he had to be starving. This Eagle Pack recipe derives the bulk of its meat protein from chicken and pork meals. Hi Andi! Methods for optimal food storage and shelf life should be based on good judgment and what you are in person prosperous with. What can I use in place of the baby spinach to mix it up from time to time? And also my dog has decreased in bowel movements…is that normal? It’s been greatly beneficial as my 10 year old, 38 lb. You’ve likely got an answer, but just in case….  Usually the ratio is 50% protein, 30% vegetables and 20% grains. More recently, however, a new wave of high-meat/high-protein foods have shown that as long as it comes from good, animal sources, dogs are more than capable of treatment high amounts of protein. Even worse, they can affect the nervous system. I’ve been feeding my Maltese white rice for years with chicken, carrot and peas. I would like to know how much of this recipe to feed my 90 lb Golden. I love the versatility of your recipes. Mixers are essentially cereal based filler biscuits or muesli mixes, occasionally with added vegetables or herbs. I used to get boneless/skinless chick and since Ive been including the skins their coat is better. I saw your recipe and we jumped right into making it.  He started having skin and itching (it’s very common for Westies to have skin problems) and after trying a lot of different high end dog kibble we tried this recipe. Any advice? I even tried force feeding him bananas but felt bad and stopped immediately. She’s on a prescription diet and the cost of it is hurting me. Is there a special food that I can prepare for my girls. As soon as you change their diet to this you’ll never go back!. My question is how much n when should I feed them. My dog just turned and was diagnosed with low level heart and thyroid problems.  Unfortunately most veterinarians are not at all well versed on diets for these woe dogs other than their prescription diets that are not at all that good. Enriched With Essential Vitamins And Oils. Guest posts wanted I have been making this for my westies for over 1 year. As with humans, everything with moderation. I have made before but I got another rescure dog who needs some special attention sooooo. I had one rescue dog and just added a second. Unfortunately, these fats tend to contain large amounts of saturated and hydrogenated fats which can raise blood cholesterol and may lead to heart disease. So true! I think it’s just as easy using a double boiler. With fresh ingredients and a low level of processing, fresh complete foods are likely to retain a high proportion of their natural nutrients, at least compared to conventional dry and wet foods. Waiting for my meat grinder to be delivered. On e dog 8s inactive and the other partly active if he finds a tennis ball. Hello I had to read your comments on homemade dog food. Been giving him this recipe for a few years now and he still acts as if it’s something new… loves it! However, he’s now 10 years old now, so I was thinking of starting to watch his phosphorus levels. This Whole Earth Farms product derives the bulk of its meat protein from chicken and turkey meals. Dairy: you can test the recipe w/ a few ounces of shredded low/no-lactose Cheddar or American cheese. But what would be a lower phosphorus substitute for peas and baby spinach? and how much? Thanks!. Great share and I will definitely try the recipe you have given. Guest posting rules Our unique nutritional ratings are calculated based on a number of characteristics including the quality and quantity of the stated ingredients, certain nutritional and technological additives and the physical process methods used to create the food. Guest article No more issues and she LOVES the food. I love my vet and she has diagnosed many issues for my dogs over the years but I think this was the most eye opening ever. Complete foods are by far the most popular choice for dog owners in the UK. Freshpet is dedicated to bringing the power of fresh, real food to pets. Read more buyer reviews at Chewy. However, I used quinoa because she had problems with grains, it is not a grain but a seed. Try giving your pup rice with cottage cheese for 5 days. Maria, I add supplements/vitamins as directed by our vet and nutritionist but this really should be answered by your veterinary surgeon as this can vary by breed/weight. My 15 lb Chihuahua loves this recipe. My mother made her own dog food for years.  I wish you all the best with this recipe, wish I had it when I needed it. Although any breed can be affected by bloat, there is a higher relative frequency in deep-chested breeds and for Great Danes, Weimaraners, St. Hi, would like to give you recipe a try. (40 lbs each) I also grind in 20% by weight of frozen vegetables (carrots, zucchini, green beans, cauliflower). Guest post courtesy of I just give her a cup of her food, a tablespoon of chobani plain non fat yogurt 2x a week, & her greenie dental treat 1x a day. I was scared about that comment. Very helpful and comforting noesis. I just want to put out their about the Microwave. Guest post guidelines I make about 25-30 10 oz servings at a time. One day he will eat 2 cups of food the next if my husband hand feeds him he will eat half his food. I have often thought about the vitamin minerals that she wasn’t going to get from the homemade dog food and I am really excited about trying this dog food with the chicken. As long as you can get the amounts right, mixing different foods can be an excellent and easy way of increasing the variety and balance of your dog's diet. Coughs in the morning and when he goes to bed. Is there a typo on the recipe??.   Search google for “estimated energy requirement canine chart” It should bring up a PDF chart from wilmot veterinarian clinic it is exactly the same as the chart I have from my vet. As always, please use your best judgment regarding substitutions and modifications. This article is a good one indeed because with so many commercial options available sometimes, we forget to give our dogs the home-brewed options of food. Like humans, dogs are omnivores and are capable of digesting and utilising a wide range of foods. Sample buyer review… “She seems to be shedding much less on Eagle Pack, and her coat condition is much better than it was. Thank you for posting this, Yeah my Chihuahua has just woofed it down. Find the results in our dog food brands rated by customers table below. For my larger dogs the whole chickpea is fine. I took him to the vet several times because of stomach issues. You’ve opened up a wonderful new way of caring for my pride and joy.  You might want to research that. So healthy and simple! My dog has newly had some major GI issues, so I’m going back to making homemade food for him again. You can just Google “how much dog food should I feed my dog. I am cooking his food, chicken & gr beef, but want 2 add vegs. 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This one is amazing, and a lot of people like, I was reading all those comments. Guest post: My cocker spaniel throughly enjoys his newly cooked meals. By David Jackson, AllAboutDogFood. Do not hesitate to feed this to your pups. CAN I USE CHICKEN MINCE AS A REPLACEMENT? I AM IN CT SOUTH AFRICA AND AM UNABLE TO FIND TURKEY MINCE. My Cairn Terriers are feeling great!. They are mostly clueless on pet nutrition. Add a heaping tablespoon of pureed pumpkin (make sure you don’t buy pumpkin pie mix) to each meal and you’ll really firm up your pup’s stool. Going to go make some dog food right now. What you might need to do is figure out the calories in each of the ingredients of the meal so as to add them up to her daily requirement. Balance IT® Canine) as manageable by our vet/nutritionist. Submit post You can imagine the struggles we have getting the entire pack to eat the same thing for more than 2 months. Add rice (brown or wild grain), let simmer until rice is cooked through – turn off the heat and add fruit (blueberries are my choice). And you don’t need to cook this. Genetic factors can contribute enormously, which is why some breeds are so much more prone to joint problems than others. I started using your recipies and was blown away. Dog looked & acted(going in the trash cans) like a refugee camp survivor!!! I did more reading & found several people recommended 1cp. Please let me know wich recipe is good for him since I want that hi grow up very heathy.   Moxie had developed chronic diarrhoea and was losing weight so I had to do something. Cashews are OK for dogs, but only a few at a time. This was decided after consulting our vet and a nutritionist. You’ve likely got an answer, but just in case…. Worked great to go e her more energy and she looks forward to her meals now. Guest-blogger Dogs need calcium so dont forget fish and calcium are important. But I recommend not feeding them to your dog because they can cause a lot of gas!. Corn is one of the most common ingredients in most dog foods. of flax seed as I noticed that many anti-itch chews contain it. So I had a friend who had a similar problem with her dog, so she gave me some Orijen to try since her picky eat loved it from day one. Not sure I would heat the food up as high temps will cook a lot of the nutrition out of the food. Guest post i think this is a great idea and will try it. Accepting guest posts For some senior dogs, frequent smaller meals will keep them happy and satisfied. Guest-post You can add cooked meats and vegetables or rice as you wish; however, the main diet needs to be the commercially balanced kibble. There are vitamins and minerals in kibble that are thing. i Have been making my dogs recipe for 12 years. So now every morning I get my sauce pan out put we call it chicken soup for the dogs warm it up for two big dogs 60lbs and up,each with added dry food ,sometimes a raw egg and that’s it. For more information on our logos tap here. This is great! I sub out some ditalini for the rice so she won’t get bored, and also throw in green beans occassionly. Have u seen improvement in her crusty nose? My baby girl has same issue. Honey: Yes, dogs can eat honey. Submit post Totally agreed for adding pumpkin. I am cooking for our 15 month old Great Dane. Yes, I add supplements/vitamins (ex. This Diamond Naturals formula derives most of its animal protein from chicken meal and fresh chicken. (Smiling aren’t you? It just sounds better {bc it is} better. I just went through this with my elderly neighbor. Can I use eggs instead of chicken?. Contributor guidelines Depending on what is wrong with your dog, the longer you wait to get it to a vet, the worse the dog will get and the harder it will be for the vet to be able to treat the problem. Submit an article I made this for my mini wiener!  (7lbs) she is 5 yrs old and has dripping runny eyes since I brought her home. Become guest writer  I switch up the meats, veggies, and grains. Added some oats and pureed into a blender and made portion sized rolls to freeze. Traditionally, most adult dry foods have restrained 20-30% protein (about 5-8% in wet foods) and many dog owners and dog food manufacturers have suggested that higher protein diets can be harmful.  I have one 40 pound dog and one 20 pound dog. Submit a guest post She absolutely loves this recipe. If so which do you add? I’d hate for my dogs to be difficient in vitamins. See our rundown of the best head torches for walking your dog in the dark. Can I substitute an equal amount of sweet potato?. Not sure I would heat the food up as high temps will cook a lot of the nutriment out of the food. My Stevie had not eaten in a few days. I don’t know what all the hype is about. I had the worst dog food experience yesterday. Our bodies use carbs and store fat. However, since no preservatives are added and since the food hasn't been sterilised like stock wet foods, fresh foods don't stay fresh for as long as we have come to expect from our pet foods. Someone mentioned that chicken liver is a great meat option with high protein, is that correct?.  I hope to eventually get her off the processed dog food. Guest author If u havent fount a good homemade cat food recipe yet or in need of a back up one. I saw your recipe and we jumped right into making it. I try to keep it balanced according to the weather. Guest post- If so which do you add? I’d hate for my dogs to be difficient in vitamins. her dog may have a pea allergy, which is why she doesnt want peas. It’s been 4 days and she’s still happily eating it twice a day. Guest-blogger My very finicky eater was not happy with all the different brands of store food. CHARLY could you recommend food that has the omega 3s, antioxidants, calcium, bones, minerals, and vitamins…I am not a biological process expert, just a person who would like to make her yorki-poo homemade food as I can’t afford the good dog food at 4 dollars a pack, I’m on pension you see. Our vet also said he should be on a bland diet. Every cell in every system works in harmony to keep the dog fit and healthy and in order to do so they simply need the right amounts of the right nutrients. Become a contributor Sample buyer review… “Since I rescued Pewee( a jack a bee)I been trying to find a dog food he would eat. Essentially these are “simple” carbohydrates. I do not have cockroaches in my house or around but my vet said they are in clarified dog foods/treats. How much do you feed Minnie?! We just got our chihuahua and we wondering what the best portion sizes are. Submitting a guest post Gigi LOVES it, is able to eat it without teeth and its very easy to make. I just made this for my Beagle’s, added walnut squash to the recipe as they love a taste of sweet. I have tried every store bought dog food. It promotes joint and brain health and gives dog-immune systems a nice boost. I have a question I have a cockapoo about 20pds and she 11 months now about how much should I feed her?. Contributing writer My dog currently gets 1 cup of dry food a day per the directions of the bag. Yes, I add supplements/vitamins (ex. For example chicken by-product can simply mean “chicken feathers” & yes this has been done. Their stomach acids are different than ours and mushrooms often create belly bloating and gas. could use quinoa instead of rice. Overall, I give it a 5 out of 5. It is great that you are providing a means for people to prepare a homemade diet for their pets. Sponsored post: 90 out of 100  -  Excellent. Can I ask you where you found this accusation or if you can refer me to a site for more info My dog has a dampness/phlegm issue and to find this info of yours is amazing and helpful. As I am not an expert on food safety, I cannot really say with certainty. As a bonus, I drizzle a little organic chicken broth over food before heating.  Also to get a food and stick with it. it’s the best for their little intestines. The best food to feed is a high quality commercial kibble designed for puppies. Guest post opportunities  I put the whole mixture in my food processor until it was well mixed. OH, NO! DON’T USE BROWN RICE FOR YOURSELF OR YOUR PET! DO SOME RESEARCH. Want to contribute to our website I add a little tamari sauce and toasted sesame seed oil to season my serving. You’ve opened up a wonderful new way of caring for my pride and joy. Guest article Getting the mother's diet right is therefore essential, not only for keeping her healthy, but also for ensuring the puppies have the best possible start in life. I won’t eat meat that is more than 4 days old. I have been making my dogs food for a bout a year and they love it. Read more buyer reviews at Chewy. And he gobbles it up immediately. Sponsored post by Also anything theyll eat raw like cabbage is best raw just like for us. Brown rice has a big favor over white rice when it comes to alimentary content. I decided to make his food and he and my new pup loves this recipe!! I must say btwn the medication and new food change I’m humbled. I realize you are not a vet, but I’m curious if you (or someone here) can help me to figure out portion size for protein in giant breed puppy, and then portion size when giant breed puppy turns 18 months, as I have been told that’s when he should be given giant breed adult food. I’m tweaking the recipe and most days he eats! If not the older dogs finish it up!! Trying to add vitamins but he usually can tell. I do animal rescue and talk about well being of animals on radio show … this is what I have been feeding for over 20 years but I alternate. You just add raw ground meat, (my cat likes ground turkey) egg yolks and water.  And f you have others, I’d love to see them. It is in reality not but thank you so much for letting me know! I have reached out to them to have them remove the post immediately. Nulo Freestyle Adult Turkey and Sweet Potato is one of 8 dry kibble recipes included in our review of the Nulo Freestyle product line. Question:  is it 1 1/2 cups of cooked rice that goes into the meat – or do I make 1. Guest poster wanted Unless it is unsalted, there is just too much sodium especially for animals who don’t need it. Dana, Be careful with some of the prescription drug market brand pet foods – even diet. Obesity in dogs is linked to decreased oldness and diseases such as osteoarthritis, and it is totally preventable. it would be helpful to know how much protein serving to give as per needs of the type of the dog! I think that would prevent the pup from always appearing hungry, as a good serving with set aside amounts of protein etc should be then filling! Also for calcium, I put in egg shells! I cook them along when I make homemade dog food: brown rice, chicken breasts, sweet potato, mixed veggies.  The cat was very sick for months and taking medicine.


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if your dog is allergic to chicken than he won’t be able to eat turkey My dog can not have chicken or beef only fish and she also takes a prescription drug for allergies. I also started giving her a multivitamin treat. Balance IT® Canine) as directed by our vet/nutritionist. Keep your dog healthy and fit with this easy peasy homemade recipe – it’s cheaper than factory-made and chockfull of fresh veggies!. I have a 18 lb Westie and she had inflammation is doing well now so am going to try this recipe, but to the know how much to feed her ! Can you help me?. ) but when I discovered that even this was not helping I got him into the vet, turns out he had a thyroid issue. She will be 18 yrs old this March. Want to write a post I’m happy that this is a food that agrees with her. TJ, That is a common idea. But make sure not to over cook the meats as I have learn over cooking takes out all the nutrients that pets need. I think he be better  off  eating  what  we eat how do make  there food. Submitting a guest post It did not take any time to whip it up, that is good, because I don’t cook for my husband. Different dogs mature at diametric rates. Can I double/triple My recipe for 4 dogs, mix it together and feed accordingly? And then what about some fruits? Do they need fruits as well for a harmonious diet?. After thawing the food  in the fridge… can we serve straight or  do we need to nuke it? . For the dog who appreciates the finer things in life, try these 80% venison nuggets. of flax seed as I noticed that many anti-itch chews contain it. Hi Chungah, i researched a lot on dog recipes and found yours to be the best one. She is still allergic to many foods but I can modify this recipe.  My first batch of homemade dog food. Looking for guest posts It has a high meat content, including 31% chicken and 8% duck, plus a healthy portion of sweet potatoes (30%) which are a good source of carbohydrates.   Moxie had developed chronic diarrhoea and was losing weight so I had to do something. My 8 month old Cavachon devours this dog food!  But, I’m not sure if I’m giving her the correct daily a,punts. If you make the recipe to be somewhat accurate, than the nutritional chart the author has there tells you the calories per cup and you go from there to know how much to feed per day, divide by 2 for 2 meals. I personally prefer to nuke it for my little guy! 🙂. You have to add vitamins and minerals and I have a wonderful company with all natural ingredients … also probiotics … mine is the highest achievable it is amazing and a joint supplement.  I can’t go back to raw however. My Molly loves this recipe! This is totally yummy for people, too. We started using this recipe back in February and the dogs love it. I’m sorry you didn’t like the article. A ‘complete’ meal is one that will adequately satisfy your pet on its own. Knowing what dogs don’t shed when choosing a dog is a key consideration to make. Honey: Yes, dogs can eat honey. Depending on what is wrong with your dog, the longer you wait to get it to a vet, the worse the dog will get and the harder it will be for the vet to be able to treat the problem. Here's an overall look examination monthly costs between Burns, Royal Canin, Harringtons, Bakers, and Hill's dog food. It is in reality not but thank you so much for letting me know! I have reached out to them to have them remove the post immediately. Never feed your dog uncooked or undercooked fish, only fully cooked and cooled, and limit your dog’s fish intake to no more than twice a week. OMG, thank you, thank you, thank you. Guest article Freeze dried foods are created by first freeze and then gently heating the ingredients within a vacuum to remove any moisture. Most dog food producers now produce special diets for senior dogs, with fewer calories, but this is more because dog owners want them than dogs need them. I haven’t made it yet but how much would I need to give my 3 dogs? I have a 65lb GSD, and 60lb Lab/Rottie mix, and a 14lb Long Hair Chihuahua/Pomeranian mix. For more information on our logos tap here. I have a 15 yr old Shih-Tsu that does not like his dry dog food  any more he likes what we eat need to know how to make it  for him. com/ is a wonderful resourcefulness. I will make this recipe this week. I would not give my dog microwaved good and this technique of defrosting/reheating works well if you have a few minutes. Pet parents like to ask… “What’s the best dry dog food on the market?”. What would you suggest to keep their teeth healthy and strong? Thanks!! . Please note that this filter will only remove foods with offal ingredients specifically declared on the ingredients list. The vet said that as long as they’re only eating the tomato (no leaves or stem) then they’re OK. Blog for us Could I make this weekly and refrigerate?. Unfortunately, there is no one answer. Canidae Pure Real Salmon and Sweet Potato is one of 12 dry kibble recipes enclosed in our review of the Canidae Grain-Free Pure product line. I have a question I have a cockapoo about 20pds and she 11 months now about how much should I feed her?. Weight of a pet is 16 lbs16 lbs is equal to 310 RER (Kcal/day)If the pet is over 4 months of age you would take 310 and multiply it by 2 as per the Growth DER on the right side of the cart. No more greasy smelly fur babies. So true! I think it’s just as easy using a double boiler. Can I replace turkey with Salmon?. Quite disparate from all your delicious (human) recipes, but something I am really interested in trying. Blog for us I am trying this recipe out for my 2 mini-dachies, as they have had some tummy issues lately. Do you add vitamins and minerals to this meal? If so, do you commend any supplements? Also, do you feed your dog once or twice a day? My dog is about 6 pounds. I have been looking on the web for this type of dog food. What a great idea! But unfortunately, without having tried this myself, I cannot answer with foregone conclusion. Do you know if I save money by making the food for my dog instead of buying can food? Also what’s the receommended portion to my little man? He’s never hungry in the morning. My question: Should I just drop the dry food & give him straight homemade? I am trying to do the earmark food switch but kind of hard when he doesn’t eat the dry food. Your dog's health should, therefore, always be the final signal of a food's suitability. Do you have different  ways  you make  your dog food I have a 15 yr old  shih he like the food we eat will not eat his dried dog food. Submit blog post If not feeding bone in, it is essential to supplement with bone meal powder. I still find it funny that I feed the dogs and then lock the spoon i used to serve their food! But it really is good. Turns out he’s super picky and a slow eater. Over cooking and chemicals which they putting in the food gives pet upset stomachs, and can cause cancer. thank you this was very helpful. FINALLY !! Bubba the Shih tzu thanks you too.  Everyone seems to love it in my unit. It promotes joint and brain health and gives dog-immune systems a nice boost. I would like to know if these proportions are suitable as well for a shih tzu. Thank you so much! My dogs live it and they’ve slowly been losing weight. Want to write for They’ll smell and taste more like meat that way. If you want to transition your dog to a raw-only diet, you should do this over the space of a week - turn with feeding them 50% raw food and 50% of what they were eating before. Even if your busy you can make time to make this . BUT!!Today I made this recipe, he ate two bowls even with his Nutro dry mixed in. Yea I feed my shih Tzu Bella a cup a day. Want to write a post I also add the suggested calcium of 1/2 teaspoon per pound of meat. It’ll give you a better gauge. I just spoke with my veterinarian today about rice and was told that dogs can’t process brown rice like we can and should be given white rice. I just give her a cup of her food, a tablespoon of chobani plain non fat yogurt 2x a week, & her greenie dental treat 1x a day. Want to write an article Dam delish  Will this keep for a week in the fridge if I make it once a week!. We create wholesome food for happy, healthy cats and dogs. Hi Nay! Yes, we add supplements/vitamins as orientated by our vet and nutritionist. This is very easy to make and my dogs love it. You can understand more and change your cookies preferences here. She hasn’t been eating a lot, so I made this to give it a try. ‘Complementary’ food, on the other hand, needs to be supplemented with another food. Want to write a post This means delicious, natural recipes using proper ingredients like fresh meat for complete and stable diets. Copyright © 2021 David Jackson. Nulo Freestyle Adult Turkey and Sweet Potato is one of 8 dry kibble recipes included in our review of the Nulo Freestyle product line. Your vet may not be very knowledgeable (it happens) or broad-minded about nutrition. But she loved every drop of that homemade dog food. Toxins are produced when dog food for kibble is cooked at extremely high remperature to give it longer shel& life.  It is simple to add supplements to your dog’s diet, & you easily can add natural calcium to home made dog food. Submit content Just be careful with the broths and sauces for humans because especially onion and garlic, msg etc: can cause serious issues. You need to make sure they are getting a variety of proteins (fish, poultry, meat), organs (about 5% of their protein intake), veggies, healthy and healthy grains, and supplements like calcium (I make my own from ground eggshells), spirulina, vitamin E, cod liver oil, and others. Sample buyer review… “I own capitalistic English setter females.  I put the whole mixture in my food hardware until it was well mixed. The post mentions “dairy” is an important part of the diet, but I don’t see any dairy products listed in the ingredients (in the directions). Vitamins have become an progressively hot topic for canine nutritionists of late since many dog food display methods involve very high temperatures which are known to destroy vitamins. Only down side is that due to his size he eats 6 pounds of food a day over 3 meals…the advance in his skin and stomach keeps me cooking!!!!. We are feeding 1 cup of food for each of our corgi puppies, supplemented by treats. I agree with you, where does kibble grow?. Guest contributor guidelines  The scabs under his front legs have healed and the hair is growing back!  I add a couple chopped up hard boiled eggs and a little fish oil also. 75% meat 5 to 10 % kidney 10% veggies and fruits 5%sardines or muscles. If not feeding bone in, it is essential to supplement with bone meal powder. Want to write for Yes, you can drain the excess fat if you wish. Whole Earth Farms Adult recipe is one of 2 kibble recipes included in our review of the Whole Earth Farms product line. In moderation, cooked, fresh tuna is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, which promotes heart and eye health. I’ve heard that people have had success with giving dogs a vegetarian diet.


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I made the DIY dog food tonight. she encouraged us to use brown rice or lentils for our dogs. Salted almonds are particularly dicey because they can increase water retention, which is potentially fatal to dogs prone to heart disease. but there r other sites that hv v similar recipes and they say u can, glowing reports even,,!! Thank you. Contribute to our site Also, be very careful with using canned tuna in homemade cat food recipes (which I see used often online as a recommendation). She has never ate all of her food plus licked the bowl clean! I have an appt set up with the vet to consult to make sure she’s still getting all her nutrients but so far so good! . My dogs love it and it will be the only food I fees from now on. Since this will make quite a bit, do you freeze it in ziploc bags, and pull out as needed?. Got rid of the bones but kept the marrow. Of course would add some soy sauce to this and chow down 🙂. I believe the rule of thumb is abiut 25-30 calories per pound of dog. Although these guidelines have been receiving increasing amounts of disapproval for being based on outdated and often flawed data and for potentially being biased (read more here), they are presently the only figures we have which is why we too use them as our basis for categorising a food as 'complete' or not. My picky 3 lb Yorkshire loves it!!! Thank you!!!. Holistic Select Adult and Puppy Health is one of 11 kibble recipes included in our review of the Holistic Select Grain-Free product line. Are there any educational resources that you are aware of or want to share, that I could utilize into my own human diet I. But I really like this recipe and think she will too. The only thing I could get him to eat for two days was part of a peanut butter sandwich. Okay this recipe is bomb! First of, I had some myself and it was so delicious lol. I’m very dazzled – I followed this recipe to a T and my yield is 15 cups. This way, I know what is in it and don’t have to worry about a “recall” Thank you for the recipe. When assessing your dog’s size and weight, it is far more decisive to look at their body shape than weight. Guest poster wanted But this a great starter recipe!! Thanks do much!. Submit guest article I’m making a second batch now and I’m sure it will go over just as well as the first. I have a 5 year old Westie that LOVES this food. Thank you for this great recipe!. My dog LOVES it! She can’t wait to eat. Can you tell me about how much you feed your pup and how often? I have a 55 lb lab mix. Articles wanted Orijen Original is one of 8 dry recipes included in our review of the Orijen product line. On e dog 8s inactive and the other partly active if he finds a tennis ball. I do give him one “meaty bone” a day to give him a chance to chew on something. I was just looking into buying this pre made and it totaled about 200 bucks per month. Writers wanted Great recipe use it my dog and my cat. Guest poster wanted (chicken, rice and veggies) I just have to be sure I only give them about 2 tablespoons for breakfast and 2 more for dinner (each). My Cairn Terriers are feeling great!. I have a 70 lb bull dog, 100 lb Bullmastiff. If the end result is 25% carbohydrates that would mean the recipe makes at least 12 cups. Articles wanted Congratulations, and I have to say, thank you for sharing it with was. Im intellection of getting a rott puppy and I know they require a high protein diet would this recipe be good or do I need to add more meat or take out some grains? It says the recipe is easy to adjust for diets, but how?. Like others have said the first time we made this we gave him a serving, he sat there for 15 minutes after he was done just licking the bowl clean. Beef is the #1 allergen for dogs and chicken is second.  Consider building up to this. Never going back perpendicular dog food again.  He is a ten pound poodle, 14 years old and only moderately active. I used a basic recipe with proportions similar to yours, but I changed the specific ingredients. I followed this recipe and her diarrhoea stopped almost immediately. Brown rice has more fiber and antioxidants, as well as a lot more important vitamins and minerals. I anticipate quite a few more years for him now. Guest posting guidelines Don’t forget to add enough olive oil or animal fat. She at the start picked out the peas, one by one. This recipe is amazing! my puppy loved it! my kids got a whiff of the aroma as I was cooking it, they asked to eat some! It’s hillarious because now they ask me to make dog food for lunch! jajaja. Thank you for sharing this recipe, it’s been a life saver! My pit bull has cancer is going through chemo, so she’s been low energy. The six puppies and mama are very healthy have beautiful skin and Clear Eyes. I agree with you, where does kibble grow?. I think they would be better off with the extra fat from the thighs and legs. I feel my dog needs the extra energy from the carbs I feed him. And don’t forget some blue berries every now and then. I am fostering a deployment dog who has been very picky with food. Guest posters wanted  I may also shred a quarter of an  Apple on it. Hi Laurie, I also have a toy poodle  and he is 7 months old. Want to contribute to our website After thawing the food  in the fridge… can we serve directly or  do we need to nuke it? . I recently started doing home cooked meals for my dog too. Before I bought expensive dry food that caused diarrhea, then severe allergies. I’m always looking for the best value per pound in what I feed my dogs. Vegetables are cheap when you go to a farmer stand and by a bunch and pre make the meals, label them and date them for freshness. My dog is so happy right now oh, she kept looking up at me in awe that she is really eating that. Very important when you are making your own food. My chiweenie was a picky eater until I started making her food using damn delicious recipes now she eats good, very active, good breathe and happy. Turns out he’s super picky and a slow eater. My recipe is 50% cooked protein 25% (2 cups ) cooked brown rice and pumpkin one small can 25% mixed cooked vegetables (no corn) and I only use 1 tbsp vegetable oil per 3 lb of meat.  Now I squash each blueberry and she eats everything! She loves it! . How many cups do you think we should do for them and how many times?. To make things easier, I buy the frozen veggies…carrots/peas combo, chopped broccoli. I feed him a very high quality dey dog food and I mix in a few tbls of this recipe. How much food should she get for a meal? Also, how long will the food last in the fridge? Thanks. Submit content If the end result is 25% carbohydrates that would mean the recipe makes at least 12 cups. You can prevent the development of food guarding by handfeeding your pup in the early stages. Would love to hear back from you. I might suggest that you try 20-28 oz of food per day for your larger dogs. This is a guest post by Feeding food like this is based on weight, 2-3% depending on activity level etc. Because it is so high-ticket and I am limited in finances. Is it okay to use white rice in the recipe? I can’t find any brown rice in my pantry and I was hoping to make it today. I’ve been giving her some left over steamed veggies and chicken from a store bought roasted chicken. It’ll give you a better gauge. I ordered skin balm from Natural Dog Company. Since our Yorkie has such a nociceptive stomach, I am going to try making his food for him instead of buying the canned food in stores. After a successful appeal in the US, the reference class action lawsuit that alleges prescription diets are nothing more than expensive regular pet foods and that millions of consumers planetary are therefore being mislead is back up and running!. For this reason, for most dog owners, the mineral content of the food is fairly piffling. Want to write a post Natures Menu is an accredited member of the PFMA. After a successful appeal in the US, the reference class action lawsuit that alleges prescription diets are nothing more than expensive regular pet foods and that millions of consumers planetary are therefore being mislead is back up and running!. I usually use chicken breast, kidney or liver and my girls love it!. Read more buyer reviews at Chewy. Become a contributor  If the protein was changed to skinless, boneless chicken breast could you see this diet as a possible choice  for her. I have A6 year old long haired dachshund she weighs about 15 pounds she had liver failure about six months ago and the vet wanted her to go on a $4. Jones … She stated that she was able to make 21 cups of this recipe for aprox. I am so happy to found this recipe! I am fostering ( hoping to adopt) a pup who did not want to eat the kennel dog food we were given for him. Writers wanted I bake on 325 until a knife comes out clean…. I praise consulting with your own veterinarian to see what is best for your dog. Recipes include 'Beef it Up', which is made with 60% beef (topped with nutrient-rich veggies) and 'Swiss Fish Dish', made with 60% sustainably-sourced white fish. I Have Talked To My Vet As Well ! He has helped Take Exceptionally Good Care of All of Our Animals on our Farm, for Over 40 Years , And Is Constantly Requested By Everyone who lives in our Small Town of 30,000. Guest-blogger Hi Angie! This may be best answered by your pet’s veterinary. My pressure cooker makes short work of processing some of these. My older dog, a Chihuahua mix is 8 years old and extremely finicky. DIY Homemade Dog Food Yield: 8 cupsprep time: 10 minutescook time: 45 minutestotal time: 55 minutesKeep your dog healthy and fit with this easy peasy home-brewed recipe – it’s cheaper than store-bought and chockfull of fresh veggies! Print Recipe DIY Homemade Dog Food 10 minutes45 minutesChungah Rhee Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups brown rice 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 pounds ground turkey 3 cups baby spinach, chopped 2 carrots, shredded 1 zucchini, shredded 1/2 cup peas, canned or frozen Directions: In a large saucepan of 3 cups water, cook rice accordant to package instructions; set aside. Dogs GI tract is not really designed to digest vegetables or grains, so make sure they are well cooked. I forgot to cook the shredded carrots so I will be mixing them in raw and every other day I’ll add a sunny side up egg on top.  They are gobbling it up…I hope I can financially afford doing this. corn is also on the no-no list & i give a drizzle of grapeseed oil in their food. She is a great Dane cross Labrador she weighs about 37kg. If you're not yet a member, join Which? to get instant access. Pork also may be less likely to cause an allergic response in some pets compared to other proteins. Guest-blogger Can you please send the link to the vitamins you recommend to be added to the food?.


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One of the most common allergies in dogs are carbohydrates and grains. Yes, I add supplements/vitamins (ex. Firstly, there’s the type of dog food: dry, wet and raw. Guest posts I have a Yorkie with allergy issues and I want to see if this will help him. Guest article Some days she ate her kibble, often it just sat there. The best way to help a struggling heart is to reduce its workload. I am trying this recipe out for my 2 mini-dachies, as they have had some tummy issues lately. Balance IT® Canine) as directed by our vet/nutritionist. Publish your guest post I made her some *home made dog food* and her odor went away INSTANTLY. Take a look at our guide to making a smooth transition here. I would like to do a mix if kibble and wet food.  I use plain yogurt, which is easily digestible, in mine. Diamond Naturals was recently elect as one of our most affordable dog foods. Unfortunately, without further recipe testing, we cannot answer with sure thing. Ever since he broke his jaw 4 months ago i have to feed him canned food. Thankfully she was able to be treated, and is doing great now that she’s back on actual cat food. This is simply what worked for us, and not typical as I’m told by my vet. And do you feed him/her 1 cup per day?. Submitting a guest post Every site I go to either promotes a specific product, or is so vague it’s hard to figure out what they are saying. It contains riboflavin and thiamine, both of which promote eye health and digestion, as well as small amounts of iron and protein. Accepting guest posts Have u seen improvement in her crusty nose? My baby girl has same issue.  And f you have others, I’d love to see them. Want to write an article Michelle, this is something that should be consulted with your Dr.. Submit content Overfeeding your puppy can lead to health issues such as musculoskeletal problems later in its life. Sponsored post: My husband had to monitor them because they kept trying to steal each other’s. i keep seeing how bad store bought food is for them and now they’re finding poisons that are killing dogs. Makes it so easy compared to blowing through all of my 1/2 cup measuring cups.  Everyone seems to love it in my home. It is good for skin coat and for digestive system. I just switched from buying commercial dog food to making home-baked. I’ve made some modifications due to allergies (peas are a no-no), and the girls just love it. Live animals that they kill themselves. Just came a cross this recipe and going to try it today for my long haired chihuahuas. After doing some research, my baby needs to eat 400 cal per day. She would happily eat a second serving if she could. However, some dogs with chronic disease such as kidney, heart or liver problems may need to watch their salt consumption. He is not much of a drinker so the one thing that I’ve continued to make for him is home-cured veggie broth. I’m sorry but the MACRO’s in this recipe are very concerning. Contribute to this site So we just recently started this but we have two 50 pound dogs. Your Vet Online provides animal owners who have animal health queries 24 hour online access to registered veterinarians, 365 days a year. Immediately his poop was healthy and not fowl. Week 3 to weaning: Feed up to 300% of the usual daily amount. I modify consulting with your own veterinarian to see what is best for your labradors. And the more lean, the faster the snack will be ready. ) but when I discovered that even this was not helping I got him into the vet, turns out he had a thyroid issue. Thank you for this recipe Chungah! We had to put our 13 yr. Please let me know wich recipe is good for him since I want that hi grow up very heathy. ” In other words: don't remove meat from your dog's diet. My dogs are so much happier at mealtime now!. I feed my girl two cups a day one in morning at six and one in the evening around six. Adding a probiotic to your dogs food is also ideal, you can easily do this by adding a spoonful or two of yogurt or probiotic powder constituent to your dogs food after cooking it. The above recipe is 412 calories per cup. Guest posts wanted How much does your Yorkie weigh and what is a serving for him?. Has anyone tried making this with turkey breast?. It’s vital for dogs to have a certain percentage of RAW bones (never cooked), kidneys, liver etc with every meal in order to make sure they’re receiving all the proper nutrients. Guest post policy I have a inquiring does anyone know how many days this recipe lasts for because I feel like my 1 year old beagle will love this. 80lbs-3 1/2-4cups per day 60-3 cups 40-2 cups 20-1 cup 10- 1/2 cups Adjust if gaining or losing weight. Hi Melanie! I add supplements using Balance IT – it’s a great resource as recommended by my veterinarian. While dogs love the smell of chocolate, it’s toxic for them, and should never be fed to them. Cheryl, please consult with your pet’s veterinary and use personal judgment when applying this information to your own dog’s diet. We ended up switching him over to wet dog food of the same brand, and they sent me expired food! I didn’t notice for over a week of feeding it to him. Contributing writer You also can’t compare proteins that humans can eat and digest to that of what dogs can, since meat is made up of different amino acids that plants are. raw diet is nearly all digested, not grains to expel.  Then I add organic brown rice, but in small amounts. Submit a guest post FREE DELIVERY OVER £29*Find out more here. Become guest writer Therefore, to stop weight gain, or achieve weight loss, your dog has two options: eat fewer calories or burn more - or ideally, both.  They love it!! Thank you for sharing your recipe!  . Sponsored post by OMG, thank you, thank you, thank you. Love being able to create the different recipes on their site! What ratio protein/fat/carbs to do use in your recipes?. Hello, We fed our dog the Butcher's Dog Food Puppy Perfect whilst they were growing up as it's grain free so was great for their. The status is amazing!! He looks better than he EVER has and his stomach is better than it ever has been!! Our vet reviewed recipe and gave it a thumbs up. My puppies won’t touch it 🙁 but I will!  My puppies have gotten very picky the last week so was hopeful they’d love this. One of my yorkshire terriers is a allergic to a lot of food, so I am always looking for more organic food, and then my sister enlightened me that you could make your own dog food, so here I am! This looks great for my yorkies and is high in protein, so thank you!. My French bulldog was on kibble as soon as she was able to eat kibble, she has incessant diarrhea and expulsion. Also, the Shih Tzu eats 2 small salads a week. Only down side is that due to his size he eats 6 pounds of food a day over 3 meals…the advance in his skin and stomach keeps me cooking!!!!. Dana, Be careful with some of the prescription medicine market brand pet foods – even diet. We have noticed that they dropped weight and body mass very quickly. My 2-yo French bulldog loves it!!!! Since she was a puppy, she has been a very picky eater.  The egg whites remove toxins, and the egg shells add calcium. I just want to say thank you so much for coming out with this. It’s best to start with the amount of kibble suggested by the feeding instructions on the bag… like this example:. To do this you must know the target calories a day for your pet – I got this from my vet – and then using the nutritionary information below I calculated what serving portions would be. Spinach has copper, peas are great proteins, and the list goes for miles.  I began making the food for my dogs, but I discussed it with my vet, who gave me some good advice. He is a very picky eater and real food would make meal time a lot easier. I wonder if this food would then be accepted by a VET; if you decided to provide your dog a multivitamin specific to your dogs age and size that provides those key ingredients missing? After having had two pets who were diagnosed with cancer and one now as a surviving amputee, I feel like the departure has to be in the food. The Duck and Rice dish contains a minimum of 27% duck, 27% rice and 12% organic oats, making it a good source of protein. I have 2 Yorkies 3Lbs & 5Lbs how much should I give them…I can’t wait for them to make this for them! looks great… Thank you. I’d substitute brown rice for white rice.  I used canned carrots and peas…. I’d love information on the powder supplements. Wellness Complete Health Adult Deboned Chicken and Oatmeal is one of 14 dry recipes enclosed in our review of the Wellness Complete Health product line. We had success with Merrick (I believe it is human grade food) canned and dry. Hello I had to read your comments on homemade dog food. I’m soooo happy I found this recipe! My dog is such a brat and won’t eat hard dog food. The majority of dry dog foods contain 9-14% fat (about 2-4% in wet foods). This Nature’s Logic example recipe derives the bulk of its meat protein from chicken meal. Your dog's health should, therefore, always be the final signal of a food's suitability. One thing to think about is when cooking your dogs food is that your cooking all the nutrients out of the food that your dog needs. This morning I gave him a couple of ounces on top of his dry food. You should look for a cat specific recipe and consult with your vet. Stir in spinach, carrots, zucchini, peas and brown rice until the spinach has wilted and the mixture is heated through, about 3-5 minutes. I’d try several different ones just to make sure they are in sync with one another and not off by say, 200 calories a day or something. At 8 weeks, the puppy has developed enough, physically and psychologically, to allow for a safe move to a new home. Publish your guest post Could cause gas or gastrointestinal issues. Become an author Sry I think I lost in translation, already found most of the answer in your comment and after couple re-read your page 😀. My cavalier king Charles loves this! My one challenge though is around quantity. Writers wanted I have seen some people make dog treats as a byproduct of brewing beer. This Canidae Grain-Free product derives the majority of its meat protein from fresh salmon, as well as salmon and menhaden fish meals. He seems to bE allergic to that as well. And adding the omega oil has helped their joints, shined up their fur and reduced shedding.  My recipe was similar, just not enough veggies. I read every single label anymore to make sure. unless I weighed wrong … I have now bought aniforte all. Contributor guidelines One day he will eat 2 cups of food the next if my husband hand feeds him he will eat half his food. Guest poster wanted Please if you have a recipe on hand, by all means could you email it to me.


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For this reason, fresh pet foods need to be kept refrigerated even when sealed. But I have noticed less bowel movements and it does seem that they have a harder time doing it. I do give him one “meaty bone” a day to give him a chance to chew on something. Use beef instead of chicken and potatoes or sweet potatoes onstead of rice. Either way this recipe is killer and I can’t wait to spend a day doing up a huge batch for my pup, thank you!. Don’t go to a chain pet store but do some research. He is about 7 and a half pounds. I have a Great Dane, and a black lab. I’ve fed my big old Lab (14yrs) raw since he was a pup…no health issues at all. He’s lost 3lbs which doesn’t sound like much until I say he’s a pomeranian, he’s a big pom but you can now feel all his ribs. My dogs love it! Cooked it all in a slow cooker and going to try with salmon instead of ground turkey to see if the cats will like it too. I want to do things right from the start. oh wait, THOSE dogs in China have no thumbs to be able to cook rice on a stove either…. Please do youknow from which factories they are buying it in Netherland? As for ex. I just give her a cup of her food, a tablespoon of chobani plain non fat yogurt 2x a week, & her greenie dental treat 1x a day. Is that true? I add a watering of nutrithrive so hope thats good enough because he loves his homemade dog food without caned dog food.  Usually the ratio is 50% protein, 30% vegetables and 20% grains. The food is exposed to a current of heated air, gently removing the water through evaporation which is thought to reduce the damage to proteins, vitamins and enzymes compared to stereotypical cooking methods. My Chesney is a 40 lb golden doodle. Submit content My dog loves it, thank you so much. Not at this time – but hopefully soon! 🙂. This is a guest post by  If you are determined to feed vegetables they need to be “predigested” so to speak. During this Covid-19 my dog was diagnosed with severe allergies, the #1 being cockroaches. You’ve likely got an answer, but just in case…. What she didn’t finish our 2 cats did. Guest author I had no idea of the right ratio of what to what. She’s a finicky eater and barely eats anything unless it’s what we’re eating. I made this today and my dog loves it. Guest column Hope this is you who published this:. I like the basic idea, but I want you to keep in mind that the current high quality food scare comes from the use of legumes as carbohydrate and protein provider. Thankfully she was able to be treated, and is doing great now that she’s back on actual cat food. Correct I was intellection about that too I normally buy 19-25% of protein only. Cold pressed dog foods are still relatively new on the scene but are growing in popularity rapidly as they present all of the advantages of more conventional dry food processing but without the potentially prejudicial high temperatures. My dogs are really excited about meal and dinner. Yesterday the vet and animal hospital couldn’t see her and she only managed to eat two bites of solid food in the morning before refusing it for the rest of the day. Never going back straight dog food again. White rice is perfectly safe, unless you are diabetic… in which case you should be avoiding all starches anyhow. His digestive woes are gone, his poos have returned to normal and are small and not stinky, he has gained a few much needed pounds and his coat is beautiful. Read more buyer reviews at Chewy. How many servings did you give your dog per day. I’m so thankful to have found this homemade recipe. Susan, do you mention the microwavable quality of the containers as an aside, or do you actually microwave your pet’s food to warm it up?. If your boiling or nuking it, you will loose 2-4% of the nutrient content and minuscule amounts of radiation, which your dog is exposed to on a daily basis anyway. Thank you for sharing your recipe. At 1 cup a day for a 15 lb older dog I believe that she will have an improved quality of life for the rest of her days with us. Finally they decided they liked Little Ceasers, Chicken only & I would add puppy kibbles. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THE DELICIOUS RECIPE.  Prescription pills would calm it. With multiple “flavor” options, Instinct makes an ideal choice for feeding picky eaters. “Owners would need to take expert advice to avoid dietary deficiencies and associated disease, as it is much easier to get the balance of nutrients wrong than to get it right. Also, I used cottage cheese, my vet told me it is a highly digestable form of protein, which would contain calcium. I just saw this recipe and just wondered how much it makes?? I’ve made homemade dog food before and this sounds luscious. Please consult with your pet’s veterinarian and use personal judgment when applying this information to your own dog’s diet as feeding ratio can vary by weight and breed. Writers wanted The vet gave me a list of foods I’m allowed to give him but I’m looking to see if I can find some recipes for him. Become a contributor So, we would just give them stuff we ate. Blog for us This food contains one or more ingredients that are on a regular basis linked by veterinarians to food allergies and/or intolerance in dogs or uses ambiguous terms making it unimaginable to rule their presence out. in the AM and 12 hours later another 4 oz. If my dog eat 400g of dry food proformance how many gram should i feed my dog from that recipe . This could be huge for use on my dog.  As for veggies I change them to wherever is safe and in season. ***Add a calcium constitute 500-1000 mg per day for home cooked meals to make it balanced. I only use ground turkey with this recipe! I do, though, add in some other stuff, like chicken livers (ground up on the food processor), and use a mineral supplement to be sure they’re getting enough calcium- as per my vet’s recommendations. I made her this recipe and WOW! She loves it! It’s a great option and she is more excited for meal time than I’ve ever seen! I did add to it a little based on what I’ve learned from JFFD…I added an omega 3 salmon oil to it and Turkey liver because that’s rich with vitamins. Dottie · Dog foods · Jun 09, 2021, 17:31. Each time I cook up a big batch, it’s all different mixes of the required elements but measured out to the approx right portions. They love it!!!! You can get small plastic, freezable, microwavable baby food containers on amazon which is what I use because it holds just the right amount for my city and cat. Many vets and industry experts have raised concerns over the safety and nutritional balance of raw foods. Many of the foods, such as fruits and vegetables, that humans digest just fine can wreak havoc on a dog’s body, causing severe health problems. After many expensive vet visits, I decided t change her diet to home made. His digestive woes are gone, his poos have returned to normal and are small and not stinky, he has gained a few much needed pounds and his coat is beautiful. Both dogs and cats require taurine – it is absolutely essential. I am so upset because here I thought I was doing something rattling for my boys and now I read I am hurting them and can be prejudicious their kidneys. Love your comment on this post. I do mostly raw with her meats and bones but some foods she wont eat raw and i was worried about her balance of nutrition so she gets her raw food with the cooked on the side. I have read that laurel can be harmful to your pup, which is why I advise to be very careful. Every time I use a day’s worth, I replace that with frozen so it thaws and I have an ever-rotating 3 days of fresh food without worrying about it sitting too long. I Have Talked To My Vet As Well ! He has helped Take Exceptionally Good Care of All of Our Animals on our Farm, for Over 40 Years , And Is Constantly Requested By Everyone who lives in our Small Town of 30,000. Variety is key in a homemade diet. Buying vet diet dog food and it was very expensive and my dog didn’t lose weight. We started giving her this recipe. 5 un cooked) and it yielded 12 cups. My mother made her own dog food for years. Yesterday the vet and animal hospital couldn’t see her and she only managed to eat two bites of solid food in the morning before refusing it for the rest of the day. Suggest a post Unlike us, however, the dog's digestive system is much more geared-up for meat consumption and benefits from a meat rich diet. I would definitely check all ingredients with your vet first. com/ is a wonderful resourcefulness. For my larger dogs the whole legume is fine. Sample buyer review… “After switching dog foods several times due to my girl having a very sensitive stomach we tried this on a recommendation. I have two chihuahuas , one of them is a very finicky eater. I understand you are not a vet, but I’m curious if you (or someone here) can help me to figure out portion size for protein in giant breed puppy, and then portion size when giant breed puppy turns 18 months, as I have been told that’s when he should be given giant breed adult food. Now this recipe here has a balance of 50% protein, 25% veggies and 25% grains, but the ratios can easily be adjusted to suit your pup’s breed and/or needs. Our dry matter label analysis reveals the recipe contains 29% protein, 16% fat and 47% estimated carbs… which results in a fat-to-protein ratio of about 54%. and it’s only been 3 days!! . Thank you in advance!! And for the recipes. Contribute to this site Our dry matter label analysis reveals the recipe contains 40% protein, 23% fat and 29% estimated carbs… which creates a fat-to-protein ratio of about 57%. Carbs; brown rice, quinoa, oatmeal (all cooked) Just make sure you are adding all necessity vitamins and minerals. This is a guest post by Also, for a treat every now and then I make a batch with ground lamb…they love it!. It was awesome recipe, but I didn’t understand if the measure of the brown rice is cooked or raw?. IMPORTANT: You will want to choose mostly from the alkaline chart. Not so sure about potatoes or nightshades in general. Guest contributor guidelines I will also add in blue berries after it is all cooked as well.  I have 2 chihuahuas and a 60 lb mix that looks like a Rottweiler. In otherwords, we all (me and the four dogs) all want to eat at your house!. Love recipe and going to start my dog on real food due to allegies. I just made my first batch and the dogs are loving it! I have a 30 (+) lb Corgi and a 70lb Wirehaired Griffon and I am trying to figure out how much to feed them. Whole Earth Farms Adult recipe is one of 2 kibble recipes included in our review of the Whole Earth Farms product line. Thank you for this recipe! I am getting the ingredients today to make for my dogs. aaand then — how much do I feed him in a sitting!!?? I have a Great Dane and the two giant breed puppy foods we have tried, he continues to have very soft BM. This is a guest post by While fats are essential and many can be beneficial, others can be harmful and too much of any fat can lead to obesity and the host of health problems that often come with it. dogs are NOT omnivores, and although they can survive on just about anything, that doesn;t mean that fruit veg and rice is the right food…. I have had Bella since she was 9 weeks old.


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I was reading that calcium and calories in yo high if % or content is bad for your puppy or large breed dogs making them grow to fast and end up with hip abnormality. She does not advise a vegan diet for pets. I came up with about 130 calories per cup and 11 grams of protein, which is more in line with the ingredient list. And no, I do not feed them kibble. Feeding dogs small amounts of honey can help with allergies because it introduces small amounts of pollen to their systems, building up immunity to allergens in your area. Guest post courtesy of In moderation, cooked, fresh tuna is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, which promotes heart and eye health. There are, however, some exceptions. She then went on a dry kibble diet that was around 8% fat. My Westie is allergic to chicken, turkey, beef and pork. Awhile back he just stopped eating. And that’s just meat and bone, very little veggie and zero grains. Although many dog owners report real improvements on these three supplements, clinical trials on dogs are well-nigh non-existant and those done on people are inconclusive. Thank you for this great recipe! Princess and SweetPea. Dishes are made from a range of wholefood ingredients including salmon, chicken and root vegetables, so you get nutritionally proportionate food delivered right to your door for the same price as some supermarket alternatives. Several Vet trips and multiple food changes. Had terrible skin problems and I was cooking for him. Making them vegetarians may not be best for the dog. I am constantly looking at ingredients in dog treats. Some air dried foods need to be rehydrated by adding water so, while these packs might seem small, the volume of food you get from them is considerably larger. Some air dried foods need to be rehydrated by adding water so, while these packs might seem small, the volume of food you get from them is considerably larger. Please note that this filter will only remove foods with offal ingredients specifically declared on the ingredients list. Guest posters wanted Your dog wont know about the peas lol… hope you dont think this is a receipe for yourself. But I realized you ho through all that work and you put it in the Microwave, that kills all the good stuff. Want to write a post We’ve worked closely with vets and nutritionists to create our exceptional food for senior dogs. Guest article Added plus is that I LOVE to cook and so I have another mouth to lovingly feed!!. I believe he is supersensitised to chicken. As long as he is other than in good health and his motions are firm you should try gradually increasing his feeding amounts. Submit a guest post This Nulo Freestyle recipe derives the bulk of its meat protein from turkey, as well as turkey and salmon meals. Submit content I read location you feed them 3% of their body weight twice a day so however much it yields. That sounds great and I’m wondering is there any for a French bull dog as they need to be on a grain free diet. Submit post He gets a warmed bowl when we get home from work. Gericho, this is something that should be consulted with your veterinarian. Check with local farmers and butchers for discounts. For the past year, we’ve been giving her Just Food For Dogs Turkey and whole wheat beau fresh recipe, but after a year of only being able to eat the same thing everyday, she started being picky again and boycotting her food. This recipe/suggestion is for a very small breed dog, yeah?. Become a contributor I feed them twice a day and each dog gets 3/4 cup for breakfast and dinner. Cats have been tame for under 4,000 years (please correct me if this is a flawed fact). He is not much of a drinker so the one thing that I’ve continued to make for him is homemade veggie broth. I’m sure in small doses its totally ok n they sure love it. My dog was on Merrick, and it made her smell like popcorn cheese. Contributing writer I sometimes made a month’s worth at a time. Want to write an article I really don’t mind making fresh dog food. Traditionally, most adult dry foods have restrained 20-30% protein (about 5-8% in wet foods) and many dog owners and dog food manufacturers have suggested that higher protein diets can be harmful. Articles wanted If no age is set, cost per day figures are based on an average adult dog. It contains riboflavin and thiamine, both of which promote eye health and digestion, as well as small amounts of iron and protein. i think it is because of the dry food from Costco so i am taking her off totally to see if that clears up. Grain free foods are also netter for dogs, as well as organic/grass fed meats. Tuna should only be given as an occasional treat due to the mercury content. Guest poster wanted I also do venison, turkey or lamb instead of chicken. I’d be making that for myself, poochie may not get many solid food ; ) I feed my hens and dog oats and yogurt in the morning – I add apple / blueberries for hens and me too. So I have added about 1 1/3c pumpkin puree to his meals, which had helped to give that fiber-bulk. But if you get a chance to try it, please let me know how it turns out! 🙂. Roast chicken pieces in microwave and dry it out of its water content. The vet gave me a list of foods I’m allowed to give him but I’m looking to see if I can find some recipes for him. He refused to eat every dry or wet food I tried to feed. White rice is more digestible and my dog has pancreatitis so i also over boil the vegetables and mash them up so its easily digestible otherwise he has problems. I made it with a few alterations for our 4 dogs. Don’t want to make her sick by being deficient in something. I Love this recipe for my Westie Marley. Guest posting rules A popular alternative to strict feeding times is free feeding. But, I am starting to think it would’ve been nice to add it when I make a big batch using Canine plus then I can heat it in kitchen appliance when I am ready for the singular serving. I can use only 1 lb of this…. Cost to much a month when I can be putting this towards healthy food. Guest posts One just like the recipe says and one with egg yolks, peas, turkey, spinach, peas, pumpkin and brown rice. My husband is happy that expenses have been reduced It is emphatically worth giving them home cooked meals! . Now the best part about making homemade dog food – just like making thing at home – is that you know exactly what is going into the dog bowl, and not any of that questionable gelatinlike gunk from the canned food. Most dogs will love you for it. she encouraged us to use brown rice or lentils for our dogs. Guest-post Hi, would like to give you recipe a try. thank you this was very helpful. I took the cruciferous vegetable out of her diet as I read up that this could happen. Real Beef and Brown Rice is one of five recipes included in our review of the Merrick Classic dry product line. Made by the same trusted company that also produces Wellness. Any tips that you could me would be greatly appreciated. I will try, but wondering if I could can this in a pressure cooker. but there r other sites that hv v similar recipes and they say u can, glowing reports even,,!! Thank you. All dog foods are required to provide the percentages of certain nutrients on the label, but if you need any more details you should get in touch with the manufacturer and they will usually be happy to help. They all love this food; it has caused absolutely no stomach issues… After discussing this with our awesome Veterinarian she recommended Wellness and our Goldendoodle hasn’t had any stomach issues in 5 years. This is a guest post by Dogs domesticated themselves by manipulating humans into giving them more easily digestible food and letting them sleep closer to the fire. How did you transition your puppy to human food? Was it slowly day by day?. We are transitioning them into eating home-brewed food and do not want to upset the tummies. Another English Setter (13-14) gets 11 oz per day. She is a border collie and weighs 40 lb Thank you for any and all help. Guest posts If you see pieces of undigested carrot in your dogs poop for example, best to put your veggies through a blender. Submit your content My husband and I started preparing mentally for having to put her down…I was brokenhearted. Can anyone help me out? Appreciated. If your dog is prone to weight gain, you should look for foods with no more than 10% fat (2.  After x rays, etc… it was learned that he had microscopic lung worms, from an infected bird or rodent. For more cognition on our logos tap here. My dog is a Staffordshire bull terrier he weighs 25 kilo how many measuring cups of food would be recommended as he loves this food just unsure of how much to give him. Hi!  I was thinking of doing this for my beagle too. Guest blogger Each ingredient should be named, and the most important ingredients (the 3 or 4 at the top of the list) should ideally be given with a share to tell you how much is present. Victor Hi-Pro Plus is one of 4 kibble recipes included in our review of the Victor Classic product line. All I do is say “CHICKY-CHICKY” and they run to their bowls. I substitute fish (salmon, tilapia fresh) in place of the meat. Ok, maybe not all of the convenience - transporting frozen foods for extended periods (for holidays and so on) can be tricky and having to thaw them over-night before feeding isn't as easy as opening a bag or a tin, but most raw feeders agree that it is a small price to pay. Thank you so much everyone for the recipie, all the comments and suggestions. Become a guest blogger   If you’re worried about nutrients, your vet probably sells the supplements to add to DIY dog food.  Also, don’t confuse zeal in consumption with good nutriment – dogs, like people, like junk. You can vary the protein/starch mix from a 1:2 to 1:1 ratio. Should this help? Vet says it’s nothing to do with an illness. Hi, What vitamin brand and types did your vet commend for your dogs. I cook lots of varied meats with veg. Contribute to our site I agree, the meat should be boiled not browned in a skillet.


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The vet would tell me that he’ll eat when he is hungry, I believe that is true but I’m so happy he is enjoying his food now…. I have to how much to feed him. my mom and sister were very skeptical about the recipe. What are some over meat and produce combos? When would you include lentils, beans, or oatmeal? Would either of those replace the rice or an addition?. Do you drain the meat before adding the rice and veggies?. Mix it up and divide it up and freeze (no cooking because need raw food). Guest posters wanted You don’t need to capitalize every word. Her nose also has that dry brown crust. I alter consulting with your own veterinarian to see what is best for your pup. I give him 1 metric cup morning and night, 1 chewy treat during the day, and a cup of Vet-approved kibble sits in his bowl until he’s desperate!. We also have a Morkie who had to have all her teeth, except the 4 canines, removed (must be the breed). My dog has really bad allergies and venison and fish are about the only meats he can eat. To do this you must know the target calories a day for your pet – I got this from my vet – and then using the nutritional information below I calculated what serving portions would be.  Your instructions do not suggest cooking the veggies, but I do since my dog prefers soft food,  sometimes I swap a Sweet Potato for the carrots. I was scared about that comment.  If you purchase a product through this article, we may receive a portion of the sale. I was looking for homemade dog recipes food. Add a tablespoon of powdered bone meal, a tsp of dried, small-grained kelp, 1 tsp of brewers yeast and 5000 mg organic fish oil to make sure they get all the essential minerals they need! My 14 year old beagles love it! I also give them a little organ meat as a treat every 2-3 days, and extra nutrients. Submitting a guest post The change was in her skin and coat was dramatic and amazing. Looked up the dog food brand saw there was a lawsuit for high levels of lead causing death and other metal ingredients not clarified on the ingredients. For those who don’t know, dogs can digest raw meat easily but vegetables need to be cooked and often powdery to increase digestibleness. (Or just opt for a squeaky corn toy instead. we wound up with the cats on Origen Red, and the dogs on a BARF diet.  I tried grain free and others. Want to write an article He had lost a strip of hair even down his back and was also having bowel problems. Makes it so easy compared to blowing through all of my 1/2 cup measuring cups. My husband and I started preparing mentally for having to put her down…I was brokenhearted. I run a boarding playing and all my clients who have tried Annamaet have all been very happy with it. When you give the protein to carbs ratio, do you mean by weight or by cup measurements? If weight, is that raw or cooked weight?. Please inform yourself and read beyond salacious headlines. Guest post policy This webpage got me started on making homemade dog food for my 8-year old Pomeranian that we rescued from a shelter a year and a half ago. You should look for a cat fact recipe and consult with your vet. Contributor guidelines Traditionally, most adult dry foods have restrained 20-30% protein (about 5-8% in wet foods) and many dog owners and dog food manufacturers have suggested that higher protein diets can be harmful. Try to get your cat moving or if an indoor cat get an outdoor cat play yard. i tried ur menu and my dog just loved it. Guest post guidelines Our dry matter label analysis reveals the recipe contains 32% protein, 16% fat and 44% estimated carbs… producing a fat-to-protein ratio of about 48%. It is good for skin coat and for digestive system. I change from turkey and canned salmon. 50 per can food and half of it went to waste. The one they water with the microwaved water died!. I’ve also noticed his poop smells better, not that I would want to smell it but it is less poignant. Maybe try a salmon and chickpea, grain free formula?. It was super easy so I started making my own dog food! Thanks so much for the recipe 🙂 I also mix in a powdered supplement called Azestfor.  Consider building up to this. She broke a canine tooth and our vet clinic had to schedule her surgery almost 3 months out. Looks like he would need about 3. Blog for us I encourage you and your readers who are interested to visit Donald Strombeck’s website (DVM) has a wealth of recipes that are properly balanced. Become a contributor  Been cooking elk hamburger,  with egg whites, spinach, broccoli,  leafy greens, sweet potato and mixing a little bit of Greek plain yogurt with it at the end. Different dogs mature at diametric rates. Check with local farmers and butchers for discounts. Contributor guidelines Stir in spinach, carrots, zucchini, peas and brown rice until the spinach has wilted and the mixture is heated through, about 3-5 minutes. Is there a typo on the recipe??. So that’s what we did – we poached a chicken, shredded it in a food processor, and mixed in some white rice and fed him this bland diet for 3 days.  Then I add organic brown rice, but in small amounts. Switched her to can food, but buying good quality can food gets pricey when you have a 55lb dog. After thawing the food  in the fridge… can we serve directly or  do we need to nuke it? . Sponsored post by This protein-packed dry food is our top pick for dogs entering a well-earned retirement. Each recipe has been expertly developed by a team of board certified veterinary nutritionists. Is this thing that doesn’t need to be focused on too much? It’s easy to shape calories and then the breakdown of protein, fats, carbs, etc.  Our veterinarian said Purina One or Purina Pro when I asked her opinion for dog food. I noticed this recipe doesn’t have beans or white rice and just made it now without the brown rice. I got the regular canine formula and have been adding it right before I feed him.  I tried grain free and others. I love it! My dog immediantly ate the food, and she is a picky eater. Well don't worry, you are certainly not alone (in fact this is probably the most common dog feeding problem) and in general the remedy is fairly simple. I also add no salt added green beans. In normal quantities, it is indeed carminative for dogs. Contributor guidelines This was the first recipe I found that looks super easy. Guest-blogger do you think it would be best if I fed him a 1/2 cup twice a day? I think me making his dog food would be best for him. or are you the one eating the onion one lol?. yes they need grains for their heart. I have two chihuahuas , one of them is a very finicky eater. And he gobbles it up instantly. How much should I feed for fresh food?. Your Vet Online provides animal owners who have animal health queries 24 hour online access to registered veterinarians, 365 days a year. Many nutritionists also recommend moving away from red meat diets as they are higher in cholesterol which can stick to the inside of blood vessels making pumping blood through them more difficult. My dog food bill was getting up in price so I decided to research making my own. Best wishes and healthy happy days for many years to come for you and your family!. Sponsored post: There was raw chicken with bone in for their calcium, their meats changed, I had multiple sources from rabbit, to venison, to beef, to goat, to pork (store bought only), we even got beaver, rodent and tripe. Want to write an article I want to keep my dog healthy and fit with this easy peasy homespun recipe!. This Life Protection example derives the majority of its animal protein from chicken and chicken meal. This post was written by We currently feed our corgis 1 cup each, supplemented by treats. Is the spinach chopped and then measured? The picture up top says chicken so I bought chicken quickly as I glanced at it in the store, then saw it said turkey! I hope ground chicken is okay too. I’m sorry you didn’t like the article. This Annamaet kibble derives most of its meat protein from chicken meal. The key is to work with percentages. Can you tell me the serving a day for a 12lb dog?. Start to introduce the food at the beginning of the puppy's 4th week (not before). I have been doing home made dog food For a year. At this stage it is important to change on to an adult food to avoid excessive weight gain. Cats were tasked with killing rats in barns and other places that they were placed to kill vermin. when I mix is all topgether and allow it to cool a bit, I portion it on large cookie sheets in serving portions of ⅓ C. Any advice would be helpful please. I am very concerned in getting all of your DIY dog food recipes. corn is also on the no-no list & i give a drizzle of grapeseed oil in their food. Guest column I also alternate between raw and cooked meat and give raw meaty bones. This recipe has 412 calories and she’s getting a better variety.  I could add some of their dry food to it or add a vitamin pill/powder. Many oils including fish oils and those found in green-lipped mussels are also reportable as loss inflammation and aiding joint mobility but studies on dogs are sadly lacking. I had been feeding him Merric kibble and caned combined a cup each meal, with your recipe would I still feed a cup each or adjust it up or down please advise. Depending on what is wrong with your dog, the longer you wait to get it to a vet, the worse the dog will get and the harder it will be for the vet to be able to treat the problem. Cook rice till tender then drain through mesh filter.


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 Mine does but I haven’t bought any yet. I got the regular canine formula and have been adding it right before I feed him. It was painful every day to offer various foods and have her walk away, knowing she was hungry but not interested in eating thing while I stressed over her nutrition. Dogs are NOT vegetarians, they’re omnivores. And what should I give her to keep her blood sugar levels low. Chondroitin and glucosamine are natural constituents of meat and so are present in virtually all dog foods, but some dog foods have additional to provide extra joint support. However, I cook up low fat beef mince with 2-3 vegs (carrots, zucchini, celery, or green beans) and add a little boiled rice or Risoni. Recipes include 'Beef it Up', which is made with 60% beef (topped with nutrient-rich veggies) and 'Swiss Fish Dish', made with 60% sustainably-sourced white fish. She was much healthier because of it. Also, be very careful with using canned tuna in home-cured cat food recipes (which I see used often online as a recommendation). Thank you for posting this, Yeah my Chihuahua has just woofed it down. I make my own dog food, but am concerned I’m missing something, can someone look over my recipe and give me any feed back. We have been so worried that they had not eaten very little in the past months, except treats & crap, I just knew they wouldn’t eat it. I’ve found them to be so versatile. It says in the info above that 1 cup has approx 412 calories…so depending on the weight and activity of your dog you can google and see how many calories your dog should have. Submit blog post I’ve been feeding my Great Dane a raw prey diet for the past 6 years. Added some oats and pureed into a blender and made portion sized rolls to freeze. Guest post guidelines While fats are essential and many can be beneficial, others can be harmful and too much of any fat can lead to obesity and the host of health problems that often come with it. Articles wanted I made a batch last night and it’s been a hit with my senior pup. Aw, nothing better than a happy pup! Thank you. Do you use the Balance It web site? I cook my dogs food also, but use only organic meat. The suggested amount for the size of dog so as not to over feed or underfeef. Become a guest blogger I love it! My dog immediantly ate the food, and she is a picky eater. What sets it apart, though, is it's 'superfood' content – a blend of kale, spinach, beetroot and linseed, among others. This general term can be used for all vegetables and legumes. hi! love this! i have 3 dogs- 2 large breed (huskies) and 1 medium size (korean jindo). Or what about barley? poultry free, try deer meat, or lamb just stand-in. Want to write an article I have a similar recipe but I added blueberries for the antioxidants. She loves the bland diet so she will be over the moon with this. We have tried the adult turkey recipe for. Guest posts wanted Try cooking the brown rice&veggies in no sodium chicken/meat broth. His stomach would make noises and he lost 7lbs. Love your recipe website, Chungah. Want to write a post I googled how many calories my dog would need per day. Our dry matter label analysis reveals the recipe contains 33% protein, 22% fat and 36% estimated carbs… creating a fat-to-protein ratio of about 67%. If you do not feel comfortable feeding this to your dogs, then you don’t have to feed it to them. Thank you for this recipe Chungah! We had to put our 13 yr. By doing this I could cook enough food for her for about 2 weeks at a time. Would this recipe be suitable for a puppy and if so how much would I give? I presently have a 13. DON’T EAT BROWN RICE EVER!! AND IF SOMETHING ISN’T ‘ANCIENT GRAIN’ BASED, NEVER EAT WHOLE WHEAT PRODUCTS EITHER. Raw, unseasoned peanut butter is the healthiest option. Never feed them onions,white potatoes,tomatoe,grapes,avacado or turnip,they are toxic and give them enough you can kill your pet. They now refuse to eat dog food. That’s why advertising pet food has caused so many problems in the health of dogs & cats. His matter woes are gone, his poos have returned to normal and are small and not stinky, he has gained a few much needed pounds and his coat is beautiful. My mother made her own dog food for years. Guest-post If so, what kind of fish would you recommend- one that won’t entirely break the bank. Three pounds of turkey will cost, roughly, some $15-$20, tack on another $10 for the rest and you have a $25-$30 budget for a little over one week’s worth of food for a medium sized dog (30+ lbs at 1.  I feed them 1/3 of a cup in the morning and 1/3 cup at night. Submit guest article (Traditional dog food gave her belly a rash). I did a quick run of this recipe for a 65 lb dog, caloric intake should be 1417, if feeding twice a dog that almost 2 cups per meal time just for the one dog. Which? consumer scores are based on how mitigated customers are with the brand overall, and whether or not they’d suggest it. Suggest a post Add meat of your choice, carrots, & a grain. Because it is so overpriced and I am limited in finances. The cooked meat is just enough to give the veggies flavor. Submit guest article I don’t know if it is enough calcium but she was on supplement vitamins too. Louise, these are all great questions but it may be best to consult your veterinary surgeon. Our vet also said he should be on a bland diet. My Westie is allergic to chicken, turkey, beef and pork. I am trying to integrate more real, raw food into my dogs’ diet. Hi Monica, do you know if your mom used supplements to their diet in arithmetic operation to making the food? I’m not sure if I should add supplements and if so which ones? Thanks . However, its started again, so that led me down the raw food path. Guest blogger Please consult with your pet’s veterinarian and use face-to-face judgment when applying this information to your own dog’s diet as feeding ratio can vary by weight and breed. Well, the whole batch went down really well, and even her poops look edible! LOL. Our dry matter label criticism reveals the recipe contains 27% protein, 16% fat and 50% estimated carbs… creating a fat-to-protein ratio of about 58%. She is still allergic to many foods but I can modify this recipe. I was paying as much as $161 per month for  a gourmet dog food service that shall remain unnamed. I’m tweaking the recipe and most days he eats! If not the older dogs finish it up!! Trying to add vitamins but he usually can tell. Write for us or 100 lb dog would need 2500-3000 calories divided by 400 then divided by 2 for twice a day feeding. When we got him he was struggling to put on weight at the breeders and then had the same issues with us. I run a leaving business sector and all my clients who have tried Annamaet have all been very happy with it. What a great idea! But unfortunately, without having tried this myself, I cannot answer with certainty. Articles wanted I am perpetually looking at ingredients in dog treats. In general, unless your dog has health issues, you probably won't have to worry about these figures. Become guest writer The Dovie is doing well but my chi needs to loose a lot more.  I just want what is best for our sweet babies. Plus we can use the remaining veggies as well. Guest post- Check out The Raw Feeding Community on Facebook and do some research, what you find might surprise you. Become a contributor Nutro Ultra Adult is one of 10 dry recipes included in our review of the Nutro Ultra product line. Use canned chunk-light tuna—not albacore, which is from a larger species of tuna with mercury levels almost three times higher. When it’s cooked, I will purée it in my cuisinart so it’s all soft. Overall, I give it a 5 out of 5. Homemade breads are a better option than store-bought, as bread from the grocery store typically contains unnecessary preservatives, but it’s best to avoid it altogether. Once you’ve made your batch, you can divide them up into single servings, note the date, and freeze it. Submit article 65 per meal, two meals per day. Guest column I’m so happy I found this recipe and have my little girl eating again! . Congratulations, and I have to say, thank you for sharing it with was. I am guessing 1 cup twice per day.  She’s had tummy issues ever since I’ve had her. JUST TO NOTE; DON’T MICROWAVE ANYTHING!! MICROWAVING ALTERS THE GENETIC CODE IN ALL THAT HEALTHY FOOD! PEOPLE SHOULDN’T MICROWAVE ANYTHING AND I CERTAINLY WOULDN’T MICROWAVE MY DOG FOOD. My older dog, a Chihuahua mix is 8 years old and extremely finicky. As always, please use your best judgment when making substitutions and modifications. Kylie, portions can vary depending on the size and breed of your dog. LOL Thank you for the inspiration. com/dog-feeding-tips/dog-food-calculator/ to figure out the portion size for my dogs since I have previously only used dry dog food. Please consult with your pet’s veterinarian and use personal human activity when applying this information to your own dog’s diet. This is a guest post by Aslo, regarding the rice debate. The website is here: Canine Prime. Just made this! I added 2 eggs and a pat of butter. How do I know how much to feed them? I have two pitty pointers who are overweight, so looking for a healthier option for them. He absolutely loved it (and so did I). They will not eat their dog food though! If I could find a way to incorporate the grains in to dog food, that would be super efficient!. Question: is it 1 1/2 cups of cooked rice that goes into the meat – or do I make 1. Write for us Please note that the feeding amounts recommended in our dog food reviews are only provided to help you compare the proportional feeding costs of foods and should not be used as an alternative to the feeding guide provided on the packaging. This recipe keeps him happy and full and helps with his weight. She’s very regular and never ever had issues. For more information on our logos tap here. Thanks so much for the reply! 🙂. This post was written by they are carnivores, and have made it thru millions of years being hunters and scavengers…. Guest post: The Difference Between Brown and White Rice. My dog loves it ! Easy and cheap. Sponsored post I adopted Sir Goofiness (a nickname) when he was two years old. Articles wanted old Chocolate lab to rest last week, and our 4 yr. Complete foods are by far the most popular choice for dog owners in the UK. Hi, with the threat of DCM in dogs and some breeds more so than others, that reports have linked to peas and lentils. Not sure what to think of that! But I was also pleased to see just how many veggies could be enclosed. I will make this recipe this week. I do give him one “meaty bone” a day to give him a chance to chew on something. Yes, I add supplements/vitamins (ex. I enjoy cooking so I have no problem doing this for him. The vet said that as long as they’re only eating the tomato (no leaves or stem) then they’re OK.


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 The warm broth will defrost the vegetables. I know this is replying a year after you posted but I just thought I would mention that its vital that cats get some of the nutrients added to cat food such as taurine otherwise they will go blind. I found this recipe via google search. Many kinds of cheese can be high in fat, so go for lower-fat varieties like cottage cheese or mozzarella. I have a 15 month 124 lb Great Dane and have recently unconcealed he has severe food allergies that have caused severe bowl issues his whole life I am now cooking for him but I am concerned with getting the nutrients and calories right for him He is allergic to Wheat,Corn,Rice,Sweet Potatoe and Pork any help would be satisfying. This is just what I’ve gleaned from the web. Protein is an important part of every cell in your dog's body and is all important for healthy growth and repair. Just my opinion from research, but white rice isnt the best. Hi Preeta! This would be best discussed with your vet and/or nutritionist. I came up with about 130 calories per cup and 11 grams of protein, which is more in line with the food product list. I can only put a quarter of what you give your fur baby, otherwise he’ll waste it. A popular alternative to strict feeding times is free feeding. Honey: Yes, dogs can eat honey. That’s just one example food and one side effect. Guest post  I’m making his food at home now and he’s doing better. If you’re looking at maintaining a healthy weight for your dog, sweet and fatty foods should be avoided. This is the great information you shared with us. Liver and brain, heart, kidney. I still give it a high rating because I want to find something my dog will eat and get him away from those store-bought foods that aren’t good for any of our animals!. Recipe(s) are right on! Our almost 14 year old is having a few health issues. Guest post courtesy of Our 30 pound dog likes you recipe, however I do not know how much i should feed her each day. Guest post When dogs carry too much weight, they suffer from exactly the same problems as fleshiness humans. What would the daily serving size be for a 70 lbs dog??. Do you have any suggestions on how to make sure we get the right nutrients into our dog food, preferably from whole foods without adding any supplements–we’re trying to keep the cost down as low as possible while giving our dog something better than dried kibble, which she detests. But if you get a chance to try it, please let me know how it turns out! 🙂.  You might want to research that. There is always some form of sugar, molasses, cane sugar, etc. I’ve been making my 8 year old Staffy’s food for about a year now. The latest explore shows that dogs eating alone grain free diets are more hypersensitized to certain diseases. My dog absolutely loves this food. Once puppies finish growing, they will naturally need less food and many will have a reduced apetite. com/best-dog-foods-for-pitbulls/. Read more buyer reviews at Chewy. My dog weighs 7 pounds and she gets 2 meals a day how much should she get in each meal . I started to mix some ground turkey and rice with her regular dog food and she will eat the rice and ground turkey but not the dog food. I cook chicken thighs in the oven with my dutch oven.  Mine does but I haven’t bought any yet.  I feed them 1/3 of a cup in the morning and 1/3 cup at night. Started making his about a month ago. Guest-post I, too, never thought I would be one of those people who made home-cooked food for their dog. Hi Coni! We’re so glad to hear she’s enjoying the food! However, portion size and fair to middling scientific discipline for your dog might be best discussed with your vet and/or nutritionist. No more greasy smelly fur babies. Submit guest post Super picky fat Chihuahua loved this. My teenage son and band mates thought I had made them up a snack and devoured the whole pan Before the pup ever had a chance to taste it. Hi Gary! This may be best answered by your pet’s veterinarian as this can vary by breed and/or weight. If so which do you add? I’d hate for my dogs to be difficient in vitamins. FINALLY !! Bubba the Shih tzu thanks you too. I use Butterball 93% lean ground turkey so there is minimal fat. I decided to make it because she had two shots Yesterday and blood drawn and wasn’t herself. The toxins are all in the plant and not the fruit.  Also, when I fed the expensive dog food, there was no less poop. Keep your dog healthy and fit with this easy peasy home-cured recipe – it’s cheaper than store-bought and chockfull of fresh veggies!. So it’s ok to under cook the meats.  I deputise quinoa if I don’t have the brown rice on hand. Want to write an article Please consult with your pet’s veterinarian and use personal human activity when applying this information to your own dog’s diet. Dogs digestive tracts are shorter and faster than humans so the brown rice does not have time to break down for the healthy carbs, which feed the good bacteria, they can get with white rice. Not sure why you went through the trouble to comment and be rude. We feed him half a cup of food per meal. She has never ate all of her food plus licked the bowl clean! I have an appt set up with the vet to consult to make sure she’s still getting all her nutrients but so far so good! .   It IS work … and it is a bit more expensive. This article is a good one indeed because with so many moneymaking options available sometimes, we forget to give our dogs the homemade options of food. Hi DANA…to achieve sufficient weight loss avoid cat foods that contains corn products (ie. BalanceIt sells some, but they seem kinda pricey just wondering your take on this? Thanks. They’ll smell and taste more like meat that way. Guest posting Aslo, regarding the rice debate. I would be curious to know the answer to this as well. One of my yorkshire terriers is a allergic to a lot of food, so I am always looking for more organic food, and then my sister enlightened me that you could make your own dog food, so here I am! This looks great for my yorkies and is high in protein, so thank you!. To mechanical phenomenon it would cost me $70. And obviously ingredients that should NOT be included. Domesticated dogs are largely carnivores that eat some omnivorous foods. Added plus is that I LOVE to cook and so I have another mouth to lovingly feed!!. Guest post policy We also used white rice instead of brown because of this issue, but it’s great for picky eaters!. This one is amazing, and a lot of people like, I was reading all those comments. When it’s cooked, I will purée it in my cuisinart so it’s all soft. Hi- can you please provide the name of the nutrient company or email me? [email protected] thanks so much! I’m nervous my dog isn’t getting enough nutrients he needs. I make this for 15-30 days at a time for my two small dogs. Guest post courtesy of I substitute the rice and peas for cabbage and green beans. I know bone broth is good for dogs. Articles wanted To avoid the milk altogether, freeze chunks of strawberries, raspberries, apples, and pineapples to give to your dog as a sweet, icy treat. I suggest this 100% and ground turkey is healthy for your dog. Contribute to our site That’s why I am very happy today.  I switch up the meats, veggies, and grains. Accepting guest posts Our dry matter label analysis reveals the product contains 40% protein, 17% fat and 36% estimated carbs… concession a fat-to-protein ratio of about 42%. More than two and a half thousand of these were dog owners. Read more buyer reviews at Chewy. There is a ton of grains when I am done with a small batch (+20 lb). Dry matter label criticism reveals the recipe contains 29% protein, 17% fat and 46% estimated carbs… resulting in a fat-to-protein ratio of about 58%. cerevisiae Cncm 1-3060 125mg/kg. and I’m fortunate to have the elk meat but we only have so much in our freezer.  I can’t believe not only will I know what they’re eating, I’m saving a ton of money.   I also incorporate flaxseed, cranberries, apples and bone broth. Just started today and he loves it. I give him an omega 3 a couple times a week. Dogs don’t do well with these. My little pup is a terrier mix about 13 lbs. Writers wanted Always choose a quality dog food as your dog’s main diet. I feed him a very high quality dey dog food and I mix in a few tbls of this recipe.  I switch up the meats, veggies, and grains. He was thin before because getting him to eat was a chore. As for the oatmeal question, I would opt for old fashioned or any other style of oats, just be sure that you are buying and making oatmeal that doesn’t have any added sugar, cinnamon, or other flavors. Want to write for Rice should be double cooked and cooked longer than what we would cook for ourselves as it’s true that it’s not as digestible for them. Contributing writer I started with this recipe because it’s twopenny and easy to make. Guest posting guidelines com/ is a grand asset. Thank you for this great recipe!. Please consult with your pet’s veterinarian and use personal judgment when applying this information to your own dog’s diet. Can once melted frozen peas be frozen again? Usually frozen things should not be frozen again. I would caution you to use fresh meats when possible to ensure you are not adding sodium to your pets diet. Roast chicken pieces in microwave and dry it out of its water content. Honey is packed with countless nutrients such as vitamins A, B, C, D, E, and K, potassium, calcium, magnesium, copper, and antioxidants. They weight approx 11 lbs each. However, I used quinoa because she had problems with grains, it is not a grain but a seed. Thank you! I wondered how much to give my girls. Yes, but this should be consulted with your pet’s veterinary surgeon as supplements can vary by breed and weight. Where do I find the recipe please . With orders over £29 to most destinations with UK's leading parcel delivery brand, DPD. It can lower a dog’s blood sugar too much and can lead to diarrhea, vomiting, increased, or minimized heart rate, and even liver disease. At 1 cup a day for a 15 lb older dog I believe that she will have an improved quality of life for the rest of her days with us.  My Vet did state I would need to add minerals to the food for a play diet.


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That’s an awful lot of vegetables and grain! You need to make sure the meat contains organs and such also 🙂. We were concerned about our dogs health and feel so much better feeding our dog JoJo something that I would eat myself. Either way this recipe is killer and I can’t wait to spend a day doing up a huge batch for my pup, thank you!. That is simple, freezable, and very good also. Some dogs need to go grain-free because of their sensitive stomachs. I am cooking his food, chicken & gr beef, but want 2 add vegs. Guest contributor guidelines I’ve fed this food before and found it is very close to, if not better than the Sport/Performance food it competes with!”. I would like the name of the vitamin place you use [email protected]. I’ll bet it’s the same for cats…. I’d love substance on the powder supplements. Does this mean they are not getting enough fat ?. They are both about 10 pounds and this serving size is per their vet. Variety is key in a homemade diet. She’s been doing awesome with that. Howeve, I’m from India where it’s difficult to procure Turkey, can chicken be used instead? Thanks. I then calculated by what the nutrient facts on the recipe says. I fed my last dog a homemade diet and she loved it. Guest post I do use a vitamin supplement from The Missing Link. Submit your content Even if your busy you can make time to make this . dogs are NOT omnivores, and although they can survive on just about anything, that doesn;t mean that fruit veg and rice is the right food…. Also I tripled the recipe to make food for a week and used a mandolin slicer to shred the marrow and celery that I added. I’ve been looking at a lot of recipes and I think this would be good for her. The recipe is costing us $25 for a 2 day supply, at this rate it will cost us over $300 a month. OMG!!! This exact thing happened with my dog James. Take a look at our dog food changing guide for more information. My dog loves it, thank you so much. They’ve been on this food since April and it’s been amazing! No bad reactions when switching to Victor, no allergies, and they are all a good weight. So going forward, we will credibly give him the home made meal in the mornings, and the Wellness dry food for dinners. Hello, am I missing where in the article it says how much to feed a dog per body weight? I like this idea but want to make sure my dog doesn’t get too much or too little. Actual buyer review… “My black lab loves this food. Or you can use egg shells which have calcium as well. If you think your dog could benefit from weight loss, try cutting the feeding amount by 10%. Not one problem from anything yet. Guest post opportunities And it’s one of our top picks, especially for indulgent dogs. I’m looking into making him homemade meals and possibly supplementing, but assumed it would be costly and catchy to get the nutrition and calories right. You can also feed raw chicken necks. Submit blog post White rice, four to five cubes of cottage cheese ,chicken roasted and sliced. If certain foods are out of season you can use baby food. Also, Can i remove carrot form recipe? He don’t like 2 carrots. Hi, can you give us the recipe for the cure cancer diet?. My dog gobbled  up her first meal enthusiastically. Thanks for sharing awesome blog!. I anticipate quite a few more years for him now. You put in the type of dog, age, spayed or not, energy level, amount of treats, and it tells you how many calories your dog should be eating in a day. This recipe looks great but, do any vitamins need to be added?. How much of this recipe would I feed to my 2 senior 13 & 14 yr old Chihuahuas pls? Also how long is it safe to keep in freezer. I use ninja chopper ($20) on Amazon and makes doing the veggies a snap. This funky fruit contains lauric acid, which can help combat bacteria and viruses. Guest blogger It is cooling, but the dog was licking the stove while I was making it so I think that’s a good indicator! I have a 108 lb weimaraner, and a 71 lb black mouth cur (he’s the picky eater). Suggest a post I love the skillfulness of your recipes. Hi Laurie, I also have a toy poodle  and he is 7 months old. She would happily eat a second serving if she could. Jerry – I am looking at this for my 1 year old rott. Had terrible skin problems and I was cooking for him. Read up on safe and unsafe spices. Be careful to make sure your dog isn’t consuming the whole bone as this can lead to constipation. We also used white rice instead of brown because of this issue, but it’s great for picky eaters!. I can’t wait to try third recipe, thank you! Just a question, how do I know how much food to give my dogs?. I’ve never tried homemade dog food for pets. we just got a dog and he is allergic to his food.   I made this food more in desperation than thing. Sweet potatoes, maybe? Thank you in advance for any recommendations you might have! ❤️. I only just started this, so I haven’t noticed any hair growth yet but I’m hopeful.  Do you use turkey only or do you switch up the protein?. As with a lot of reviewers my first attempt at this recipe came because of an illness for our 15 yo Westie, Gabby. Figured double this recipe for a weeks worth and it made way more than anticipated! Which is great! I bought frozen veggies I know my dog likes and threw them in a food hardware to cook them down a bit more. Any update on how your large dogs are doing and how much you feed per meal?. Submit your content I have fed my dogs, Charlie and Lisa (12 and 10) a do-it-yourself diet all their lives and they are happy and spunky dogs. Guest posting guidelines they love pumpkin or butternut squash and green beans. I have a Morkie I just got he’s 7 lbs. Over cooking and chemicals which they putting in the food gives pet upset stomachs, and can cause cancer. Can I store this in the refrigirator? If yes, how many days it would last?. Just to be on the safe side, I add some Dino-vite or Show Stopper and a few drops of Lick-O-Chops or Supr-O-Mega when I serve it. 8 oz for every xx number of pounds)? I’m anxious to try this for my pooch!. Warm foods are essentially more palatable, no? 🙂. not much, not runny like sloppy joes, just enough for some flavor…. Please make the set aside adjustments to fit your pets breed/size.  The egg whites remove toxins, and the egg shells add calcium. I make it regularly and add omega oil to it. So this time around I tired something on the same lines but added my personal touch. Become an author With this food, he only needs 3 1/3 cups for the same calorie intake. He coughed up mucus, vomited, passed bloody, runny stools, and coughed all throughout the day and in the middle of the night. Can u pls suggest any feeder recipes for my 12 yr old Shih-Tzu dog? I can add egg. Guest poster wanted This puts enormous demands on the mother, and her diet will have to be bolstered to even up. I also need to know how much to feed my dog. Was wondering, is this receipt also for puppies?. Guest posting Copyright © 2021 David Jackson. What about a 97 pound GSD? Currently he eats 6 cups of kibble a day. Your email address will not be promulgated.  I told him that I cooked ground turkey in the skillet as mentioned above and gave it to my dogs. Raw feeding advocates believe that such high temperature levels are likely to damage some of the natural nutrients contained within the food. Pet obesity is the top welfare concern for vets. I noticed that this recipe had double the proportion of protein compared to other recipes I’ve seen. I made her A small bowl and sat down to eat my lunch. Chicken, rice, green beans, carrots, peas, corn. Become a contributor Be careful of bone broth cooked with onions or garlic. They by all odds don’t need a food made up of so much plant matter. Not even 3 minutes later she was at my feet with a belly full and full of energy! LOVE LOVE LOVE this recipe!. Can I use eggs instead of chicken?. I hadn't heard of this supplement. I also mix it with beef chicken and fish with the amount of meat I am supposed to use. But I’m still going to make it and add it to his kibble. Submit guest post If you notice your dog is gaining too much weight, take a look at our guide for overweight dogs. Guest post courtesy of You just add raw ground meat, (my cat likes ground turkey) egg yolks and water. Freshly Prepared Chicken 19%, Dried Chicken 18%, Freshly Prepared Salmon 15%, Dried Herring 12.  This recipe above doesn’t mention boiling the meat…??. Planning on making this recipe for my Pomapoo. But this a great starter recipe!! Thanks do much!. Just started making this recipe for my dogs and they absolutely love it! Question: I have 4 dogs, they’re all around the same size (two of them are around 15 lbs, the two others are closer to 20) how many cups should I be feeding each of them a day? . Anyone know??? Help please! Thank you all 🙂. Any update on how your large dogs are doing and how much you feed per meal?. Could cause gas or gastrointestinal issues. Cheryl, please consult with your pet’s doc and use personal judgment when applying this information to your own dog’s diet. Contributing writer   I’m having problems with my dog constantly chewing and scratching. I assume it would be 1/2 cup in morning and 1/2 cup at evening meal. I have had Bella since she was 9 weeks old. Read more buyer reviews at Chewy. She is older so we do a quarter can per meal (she gets feed and dinner) and then a little less than a quarter cup senior dry. My dog has pancreatitis and the vet advisable we feed him a bland low fat homemade diet in addition to his low fat dry food as his appetite is hit or miss.   What would you suasion for potion size for weight loss, yet keeping her satisfied?  Do you add fruits to the meal or do them as a healthy treat?  Any ideas for treats?  I have looked at the BalanceIt calculator and it seems to be very helpful.


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I’ve read recently to change out their food often and it helps with becoming allergic by feeding them the same thing all the time. This is my first homemade dog food, and I’ve been hesitant to leave the kibbles and can food behind. That why I can wait to try some recipes and maybe come up a few of my own. Contribute to this site You can add meat (cooked or raw), and vegetables or fish for variety. No more issues and she LOVES the food. Is it conceivable to add the probiotics into the meal while it’s cooking and then freeze portions? It’s hard to find ground turkey here and like most schnauzers cannot eat chicken meat. I suppose if you have your own garden it would be distinguishable. I have been using a similar recipe since my puppies were transitioned from gruel at 10 weeks old. That why I can wait to try some recipes and maybe come up a few of my own. My dog weighs 7 pounds and she gets 2 meals a day how much should she get in each meal . So he (Everest) came up for a trial run and we quickly became best buds, especially after he loved boating as much as I. If you're not yet a member, join Which? to get instant access. As soon as you change their diet to this you’ll never go back!. Guest posting guidelines When I got him I took him to the vet and doctor found worms. After change around a bit due to food allergies and wanting what was best for the dogs I found Nulo. Can you share what other recipes you use with your beagles? I have two and first this quest. Have u seen improvement in her crusty nose? My baby girl has same issue. Also they don’t beg anymore when we are eating, that was instant. I also add the suggested calcium of 1/2 teaspoon per pound of meat. This is very easy to make and my dogs love it. This seems like a great recipe. I think I am going to put two cups which is 16 ounces of this dry dog food with chicken butt chicken juice to moisten it and then put it in the boneless skinless chicken that I have cooked. DIY Homemade Dog Food Yield: 8 cupsprep time: 10 minutescook time: 45 minutestotal time: 55 minutesKeep your dog healthy and fit with this easy peasy home-brewed recipe – it’s cheaper than store-bought and chockfull of fresh veggies! Print Recipe DIY Homemade Dog Food 10 minutes45 minutesChungah Rhee Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups brown rice 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 pounds ground turkey 3 cups baby spinach, chopped 2 carrots, shredded 1 zucchini, shredded 1/2 cup peas, canned or frozen Directions: In a large saucepan of 3 cups water, cook rice accordant to package instructions; set aside. They are far from nutritionally complete and have to be fed alongside a completed or suitable complementary food. Hi I have a illumination dachshund who is 6 months old I want to make my own food for her. But, ate every bit of the homemade dog food. Read more buyer reviews at Chewy. Add water and chopped carrots and cook at 250 degrees until done. much more meat is needed…and they only get veggies and grains because we give them those…. she loves it and our miniature poodle does as well. They loved it!!! We have been having trouble trying to find a healthy food for them as they are getting old. Submit article She now is over the bout of problem bowels and back to her old self. According to British law, all complete dog foods have to display the percentages of protein, fat, fibre and ash on the packaging. She strongly advised against it but said if they were ill it was a good idea for no more than 3 days. Guest post- This Nutro formula derives most of its meat protein from chicken and chicken meal. Will you please tell me how much she should have in a day. He only goes for the meat, a little bit of the brown rice and nose the veg to the side. I have a dog named Bella also and she lives this. Dogs need calcium so dont forget fish and calcium are important. test is a bit ironic, don’t you think?. Our unique nutritional ratings are calculated based on a number of characteristics including the quality and quantity of the stated ingredients, certain nutritional and technological additives and the physical process methods used to create the food. What sets it apart, though, is it's 'superfood' content – a blend of kale, spinach, beetroot and linseed, among others. As at the moment she is on fresh food made by a company called butternut box which is great but expensive. Become a contributor I have not made this recipe yet.  Cats actually need lots of protein, so I do ground meat or fish, veggie & a small amount of grain, plus sometimes top the dish with some broth so I can sneak in supplements. chopped up parsley is good for their breath. I mean she refused all old version of homemade food. Great recipe, followed it to the T. Guest post guidelines This is fantastic… thank you! I just got an 8-week old puppy. 00 a month in vet bills from allergies. My Vet favours kibble over wet or mixed feeding due to plaque build up on teeth being an issue in small dogs. Everything makes him sick so I make his food. Guest posters wanted This webpage got me started on making homemade dog food for my 8-year old Pomeranian that we rescued from a shelter a year and a half ago. I checked out the Balance IT website – very informative!!. I have a proposal of marriage does anyone know how many days this recipe lasts for because I feel like my 1 year old beagle will love this. Submit guest article That’s when I started to do some research on homemade dog food, and I have been so amazed as to how many different kinds of vegetables dogs can have. Aw, nothing better than a happy pup! Thank you. We have been so worried that they had not eaten very little in the past months, except treats & crap, I just knew they wouldn’t eat it. Most Vets have no training in canine nourishment and it’s hard to find a good canine nutritionist. Quite often, when a dog is changed from a low-grade food on to a high-quality diet, they can often be left a bit hungry. My French bulldog puppy her weight is 2 98kg I’ve been giving her white rice but I’ll get her some brown rice & spinach to cook with the chicken & carrots and peas I think I’ll keep her on it 3 times aday & ask the vet on the 23rd December what he thinks but I’ll get her some Turkey for a change. The medication properties are great for winter. She is a border collie and weighs 40 lb Thank you for any and all help. Have been debating and researching and decisive to do this for a long time for our 4, 50lb+ pitbull mixes and 4lb Chihuahua. ◉Added oils and fats: includes all isolated oil and fat ingredients. What are you guys doing? You’re dog has a short organic process track & can’t even digest vegetables the way you are serving them…down the road, your dogs are going to suffer all kinds of medical issues because you blindly made up a “healthy human” diet … like this horrific recipe! Where’s your research? What vet approved this diet?! I can tell you right now, ZERO vets told you this was a counterbalanced diet for a dog OR cat!. Guest post courtesy of Many dog food manufacturers produce specific small breed diets but where they are not available, puppy foods usually provide a good alternative. I use the chicken broth created by the cooking and add enough to moisten the food. Please consult with your pet’s veterinarian and use personal judgment when applying this substance to your own dog’s diet. Unlike almonds, peanuts are safe for dogs to eat.  If you are determined to feed vegetables they need to be “predigested” so to speak. If it seems too thick, I make an additional 8″X 8″ pan. She seemed fine but has loose stools 3 days later so I stopped. I tried mixing that with his dry food. Looking for guest posts I figured I’d have leftovers to bag up for the freezer. The Active 80/20 Mince raw dog food may be pricey (almost £30 from Amazon for 8kg) but it’s worth it for its high meat content of grain-free chicken and turkey mince. I’d like to start feeding my dogs somehting like this but I’m not sure about it. White rice, four to five cubes of cottage cheese ,chicken roasted and sliced.   No fleas, and no allergies that we know of. Bowel movements are an effect of fiber, not fat. OH, NO! DON’T USE BROWN RICE FOR YOURSELF OR YOUR PET! DO SOME RESEARCH. Speak to your veterinarian about your dog’s specific needs.  Sure…  please, either provide the SOLID scientific inquiry you are basing this on, or remove the tin foil from your head that protects you from the Alien mind control rays. i Have been making my dogs recipe for 12 years.  So, I decided to do it workaday and added a couple ingredients like this recipe. Does anybody know how many cups this recipe makes? Thank you in advance!. I do this know becaus my boy dog got kindy stones. They also include vitamins and calcium to uphold a healthy immune system and strong bones. I just started making my own dog food but will also let them have some of the dry food for now with it. I do make the rice with organic chicken broth instead of water. i told my mom this recipe — only because if she’s feeding the dog homemade food, i want her to have a balanced diet. Our dry matter label analysis reveals the recipe contains 36% protein, 20% fat and 36% estimated carbs… producing a fat-to-protein ratio of about 56%. wish you had more recipes for doggy meals. Teri, how much of this food do you give to your dog? My dog is 70 lb german sheppard and border collie. Submit guest article What can I use in place of the baby spinach to mix it up from time to time? And also my dog has decreased in bowel movements…is that normal? It’s been greatly beneficial as my 10 year old, 38 lb. Boiled in low heat with minimal amount of liquid. Become a guest blogger DIY Homemade Dog Food Yield: 8 cupsprep time: 10 minutescook time: 45 minutestotal time: 55 minutesKeep your dog healthy and fit with this easy peasy home-brewed recipe – it’s cheaper than store-bought and chockfull of fresh veggies! Print Recipe DIY Homemade Dog Food 10 minutes45 minutesChungah Rhee Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups brown rice 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 pounds ground turkey 3 cups baby spinach, chopped 2 carrots, shredded 1 zucchini, shredded 1/2 cup peas, canned or frozen Directions: In a large saucepan of 3 cups water, cook rice accordant to package instructions; set aside. This recipe would be fine to give occasionally but long term it’s lacking in such things as omega 3s, minerals, anti-oxidants, vitamins, calcium, bones, organ meats. I was wondering how much should be fed to a dog that is about 34pounds/14 kg?. I puree the vegetables simply because younger dogs cannot fully digest the outer skin of peas even though they are cooked. I am getting a new puppy at the end of July and I decided to do some research on commercial dog food and the antithetic brands. Please note that the following advice is for owners of dogs that regularly refuse food with no underlying health problems. She is sufferer I have to give her an insulin shot twice a day every 12 hours. One of The Advisor’s most popular recommendations. Light diets contain fewer calories to help with weight loss. 5 ounces) of cooked brown rice provide 1. Also, some dogs have an intolerance to lactose. I just looked up this recipe for my Shelby. I have fed my dogs, Charlie and Lisa (12 and 10) a do-it-yourself diet all their lives and they are happy and spunky dogs.


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The best food to feed is a high quality commercial kibble designed for puppies. Want to write for Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Site map | Contact Us. Guest posting rules Simplifies a more complex task. Guest posts My dog too was recently diagnosed with pancreatitis from eating too many table scraps. Submit a guest post I’m looking to add a multi vitamin and will be doing egg shells for calcium. Turns out he’s super picky and a slow eater. Until the last year or two most of the cold pres. Please do you have any ideas that will help. Gigi LOVES it, is able to eat it without teeth and its very easy to make. Jerry – I am looking at this for my 1 year old rott. Contribute to our site I also have a Cavalier KCS, no mitral valve disease yet, but 50% of them have some level by 5 years. As kibble goes, this is one of the very best options on the market. I’ve also added sweet potato to some batches. The most important thing to look for on an ingredients list is clarity. Want to contribute to our website I made a batch last night and it’s been a hit with my senior pup. I make my own food as well and use these ingredients plus more alternating dog friendly veggies, fruits, over easy eggs, EVOO, Nutiva coconut oil, BioStar K-9 Camelina oil and cubes. Each recipe has been expertly developed by a team of board certified veterinary nutritionists. I made all of my own dog food for my dog. She broke a canine tooth and our vet clinic had to programme her surgery almost 3 months out. Lethargy, weakness, lack of appetite due to an unknown cause prompted empiric therapy with antibiotics and anti-inflammatory drug Meds. Guest posting guidelines Feeding the right amount is just as primary as feeding the right food. lately chicken legs, drumsticks and thighs have been $1/lb or less, chicken liver has been a bargain, and even pork has been very reasonable. Become a contributor Most dogs will love you for it. I feel like they are both a little overweight at this point. Guest post I would like to know how to look it up too. If your vet has suggested a specialist veterinary or written language diet for your pet, you are not alone. I just made my first batch and the dogs are loving it! I have a 30 (+) lb Corgi and a 70lb Wirehaired Griffon and I am trying to figure out how much to feed them. Heat for five min in low all the while stirring. For example, instead of feeding two 120g meals per day, you could feed three 80g meals. How do I know how much to feed them? I have two pitty pointers who are overweight, so looking for a healthier option for them. I do make the rice with organic chicken broth instead of water. They can cause your pet to gain weight – not what you wanted. why cant I make him his food? He LOVES his meals now ♡♡. Accepting guest posts This Nulo Freestyle recipe derives the bulk of its meat protein from turkey, as well as turkey and salmon meals. have found the fish oil capsules makes her itch too much as some of these capsules have linseed oil in them. Thank you so much for sharing this! I can’t wait to try it with my pups. Recipes include 'Beef it Up', which is made with 60% beef (topped with nutrient-rich veggies) and 'Swiss Fish Dish', made with 60% sustainably-sourced white fish. Image supplied by Hill’s Prescription Diet ~ Clinical Nutrition to Improve Quality of Life. com/life-saving-homemade-dog-food-view-recipe/. Try cooking the brown rice&veggies in no sodium chicken/meat broth. Sample buyer review… “I own competitive English setter females. On the first time we used chicken instead of turkey because it was all we had but now we use turkey. Read more buyer reviews at Chewy. Blog for us I also give her a dog tender vitamin every day. They are designed to indicate how healthy a food is likely to be for the legal age of dogs when fed on a daily basis for an long period. It’s fine as a treat in moderation, but canned tuna can cause serious health problems in cats if they eat it regularly. Guest blogger However, I know the vet always comments on my Shorkie’s teeth saying how healthy they are and we just adopted our Havanese two weeks ago. I also have found a local turkey farm that provides a pet grade grind with good organ meat and costs about a dollar a pound. Sponsored post: 25 dog food I thought that that was ridiculous not only that she didn’t like it so I started making my own I do use brown rice and I think that animals are forgiving for what you give them 25% 40% I don’t think it makes that big of a difference. You need to be careful when giving your dog fish oil. I have small dogs and worry about too much protein which can cause liver shunt in little babies, I think I’ll third the meat and add more veggies!. Hi, could you please email me the links of the vitamins you alter please? [email protected] I have two poms I am trying to home cook for. Submit post Made by the same trusted company that also produces Wellness. This meal would be ok for like one meal a couple times a week, but there is no bone or egg shell included in this, which is essential for dogs to balance out calcium and phosphorus, or dogs can end up with severe health issues. Your vet will be able to tell you your dog's weight or you can stand on the scales whilst carrying your dog to direct it at home. After he’s grown, I’m sure this recipe will be a huge hit for him/her . Many dogs enjoy their very own dog-specific Himalayan dog chew made of dried cheese (but we don’t recommend sharing it). I may even make some for myself. When assessing your dog’s size and weight, it is far more decisive to look at their body shape than weight. I new found out my pup had lost a lot of weight. I have a 200 lb English Mastiff.  Of course, he must stop the bagged treats.   But I’ve never made human food either. Hi Kelly, my dog is also 20 lbs I’m addled about the quantity of food to give him (can you share the conception per meal you are giving to your dog? ) . Hi Kelly, my dog is also 20 lbs I’m confused about the quantity of food to give him (can you share the concept per meal you are giving to your dog? ) . Do I stick to the same amounts with homemade. I just saw this recipe and just wondered how much it makes?? I’ve made homemade dog food before and this sounds luscious. Contributor guidelines My dog gobbled  up her first meal enthusiastically. I am doing a genius hour project for school. I’ve got two ACD’s (Australian Cattle Dogs), anyone else have this breed and if so what has been your experience with this recipe?  I’ve been making my own for a while now, similar to this recipe but I’ve been using beef. I appreciate the sharing! I look forward to making homemade food for my dog for her better health!. Holistic Select Adult and Puppy Health is one of 11 kibble recipes enclosed in our review of the Holistic Select Grain-Free product line. This recipe keeps him happy and full and helps with his weight. Has anyone tried making this with turkey breast?. Contributing writer There is no need to say things like this to people who want the best for their dogs. Submit blog post My terrier is a really picky eater. Is there a typo on the recipe??. I’m just starting off but my vet suggested adding vitamins powder, it’s called superfood supplements and you can sprinkle plot over the food, also emphatically add fish oil so you get all of the omegas . I do mostly raw with her meats and bones but some foods she wont eat raw and i was worried about her balance of nutrition so she gets her raw food with the cooked on the side. Well it turns out he has a chicken allergies (that was the common fixings in all his food and treats). Experienced vet Dr Leigh Davidson suggests the motion. I use the squash, the spinach, sweet potato, finely grated carrot, chopped up no-salt canned string beans, and a host of other dog-safe veggies. This is really best when answered by your veterinarian. Here are The Dog Food Advisor’s best dry dog foods for June 2021. I am so excited to get this recipe can’t wait to try it !. Can I use eggs instead of chicken?. I have a 12 year old yorkie that refuses to eat dog food.  My recipe was similar, just not enough veggies. He ate a second helping and again licked the bowl clean. My senior shih tzu has been picky ever since we brought him home from the shelter 6 years ago. I started making this food for our Yorkiepoo, she lost a fair amount of teeth. I feed her twice a day and her home made food is as follows: brown rice, frozen peas and carrots, boil eggs, kayle, , bonless chicken thighs, and diced sweet potatoe. Guest article Since it’s impracticable to predict the exact serving size that’s “perfect” for each dog when feeding a medicinal drug brand of food…. I started making this food for our Yorkiepoo, she lost a fair amount of teeth. But I realized you ho through all that work and you put it in the Microwave, that kills all the good stuff. Guest posting That’s the beauty of home cooking! 🙂.  He has been outside months now. I really like this recipe for my two beautiful dogs  very  look heathy  And good. Alison, this recipe is not specifically trim for weight-loss. I’ll change the veg and meat around for variety. Since then my dog has no problem on bowl natural event. Guest post policy Get a small food scale to weigh the meals. Making them vegetarians may not be best for the dog. Most renters do not allow pets or I would take her with me. My puppy hesitated for a few seconds then devoured it. One of my dogs has been eating chicken for years, but got sick when I gave him turkey. Contributing writer This seems like a great recipe. Changing between contrary varieties of the same range can be done more quickly as many of the ingredients will be the same, although sensitive dogs may still need to be changed step by step. Since some older dogs can benefit from a diet designed for seniors, you may wish to visit The Dog Food Advisor’s Top 10 Senior Dog Foods page… to see a list of our most advisable brands. Submit post Brown rice is nourishing for dogs.  Immediately took him off the dog food, found this recipe, and the accidents stopped. Check with local farmers and butchers for discounts. Guest post guidelines I mixed it with there dry food. Submitting a guest post You could throw in an or two every other day or so depending on ur dog…raw egg Throughout week save eggs shells as u use ur eggs Then once dryer out…I keep in a mason jar…put in grinder or coffee grinder …. Very tasty and someday the dog might end up getting some. Guest post policy Consider the 'natural diet' of the dog - either in terms of what they would have eaten in the wild or what the owners might have been providing over the 15,000 years since dogs were first domesticated (there is a lot of language over which of these two approaches is more appropriate, but either way, many of the principles are the same). She won’t eat the same thing two days in a row and picks out visible veggies so I have to blend them in. I have a 4 pound, 7 pound and 20 pound dog. She broke a canine tooth and our vet clinic had to schedule her surgery almost 3 months out. Sponsored post I actually did not include it in the recipe as the amounts can vary depending on the size of your pup.


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Just a side note about raw diets: they poop less…. Once you have established a daily feeding amount, you can basically divide it up into as many meals as you want and feed them at times to suit you. Guest post guidelines I use the squash, the spinach, sweet potato, finely grated carrot, chopped up no-salt canned string beans, and a host of other dog-safe veggies. What is the lb of food for weight of dog. To avoid the milk altogether, freeze chunks of strawberries, raspberries, apples, and pineapples to give to your dog as a sweet, icy treat. Dogs GI tract is not really designed to digest vegetables or grains, so make sure they are well cooked. Wherever collection is lacking, we always assume the worst. Our dry matter label analysis reveals the recipe contains 38% protein, 18% fat and 36% estimated carbs… producing a fat-to-protein ratio of about 47%. His skin does seem to be better. All of the above were pricey. Macadamia nuts, part of the Protaceae family, can cause vomiting, increased body temperature, cognition to walk, and lethargy. If your dog is below normal weight then his hunger is well justified. Become guest writer How much does this make is it a week supply? How long can it freeze for. In general, foods based on red meat meals have higher ash contents because they contain more mineral-rich bone. We currently feed our corgis 1 cup each, supplemented by treats. Over the past 25 years I’ve tried many dissimilar foods and found that 30/20 or higher works best based upon the condition, looks, stamina, palatability and stool size, uniformity and frequency. Our pittiful Midge has developed some itchy skin and hot spots. My vet is really frustrating me from making my own. I really like this recipe for my beautiful dogs. There is a ton of grains when I am done with a small batch (+20 lb). Teri, how much of this food do you give to your dog? My dog is 70 lb german sheppard and border collie. This is a topic of enormous, often heated give-and-take and is too big to cover here but we do have a great article on the subject here. This keeps her healthy all winter when she chooses to be an indoor cat and supplements her diet on the days she comes in from the barn. Guest post courtesy of I have been feeding something very similar to this to my 10-year-old golden gun dog for about one year now. I also give her a dog chewable vitamin every day. Sponsored post by The only major diet conflict is they are induce carnivores, so mostly meat, with very limited other ingredients, as their system’s not as provided with to deal with it as dogs are. Guest contributor guidelines I have been on other sight that have stuff dogs should not eat in the recipe. It’s historic to not make huge diet changes at this time as you might inadvertently cause a stomach upset. Experienced vet Dr Leigh Davidson suggests the motion. I fill snack sized ziplocs with his food when it has cooled enough, and once they are zipped and laid flat they are only about 1/2″ thick. Thank you for sharing your recipe. I puree the vegetables simply because younger dogs cannot fully digest the outer skin of peas even though they are cooked. I make my own dog food twice a week for my two dogs (68 lbs and 48 lbs). Each time I cook up a big batch, it’s all diametrical mixes of the required elements but rhythmic out to the approx right portions. The trick is to fill the bowl THEN put the bag in, this way the water stays hotter. Also same employee told me that if the dog is pooping it all out, that means they are eating only nondigestable food or kibble! So the less they poop , the better for the pup and means they are getting full in their meals and should not have to worry about over feeding etc. Dogs are carnivores and in their natural surround are meat eaters. Individual servings frozen is too much work. How did you transition your puppy to human food? Was it slowly day by day?. It can be tricky as most people will assume bigger breeds need more to eat; however, this isn’t always the case. I hand grind the meat and gristle, putting into a BOG bowl I add 5 eggs, 1/4 cup of pulverized dried egg shells (for calcium) 5 medium tomatoes chopped, 3/4 cup minute rice (brown is better but all I had was white) 1/2 large bag of mixed veggies and enough chicken broth to make it moist enough to swell and cook the rice. Currently, I’m giving her 1/2 cup twice a day, with little pieces of carrots, berries, sweet potato in between. Write for us Hi Coni! We’re so glad to hear she’s enjoying the food! However, portion size and fair to middling scientific discipline for your dog might be best discussed with your vet and/or nutritionist. Cats were tasked with killing rats in barns and other places that they were placed to kill vermin. Put the bowl down and thing not eaten within 20 minutes can be taken up. I put them in muffin tins for portion sizing and freeze them. Guest post: If I calculated correctly, ( 1 cup raw rice will yield 3 cups cooked) Should it be 4. I suggest sweet potato, canned pumpkin, kale, carrots, fresh or frozen greenbeans for variations on veg. Guest posting Thank you so much! Hopefully the trend continues. So that’s what we did – we poached a chicken, shredded it in a food processor, and mixed in some white rice and fed him this bland diet for 3 days. Want to contribute to our website Within days, solid poop and no itching! We are so relieved!”. He has been on this diet for a month now and is definitely doing much better. Very important when you are making your own food. It makes sense for humans of course to eat the brown vs white rice, but remember this is food for dogs, and the white rice is better as far as getting any nutrients due to their short digestive tract. Check out The Raw Feeding Community on Facebook and do some research, what you find might surprise you. Many older dogs have chronic health issues that can be affected or improved by the diet you feed. Guest article Awhile back he just stopped eating. How many grams is your 1 cup of serving? Thank you. The web site looks interesting, but speculative if it’s a ploy to sell supplements. Take a look at our our Dog Food Directory and filter for working dog foods to see what options are available. Can someone please mention how much am I acknowledged to be feeding my dog? Thank you!. Would you look at feeding your dog. Submit guest article she currently eats 1/2 cup of dry food twice per day. That sounds great and I’m wondering is there any for a French bull dog as they need to be on a grain free diet. I have been using this recipe and a few others for over a year for the same reason; bad tummy and runny poop, and it has worked wonders for my dogs!. steamed butternut squash instead of the green squash. Ingredients that we believe to be controversial or inferior are highlighted in yellow with particularly low grade, highly disputatious or excessively vague ingredients in red. Submit guest post The high moisture content might also be beneficial for dogs that don't drink very much or those with a history or urinary problems, for example. Can you send me the information on the vitamin supplements that you were talking about. Submitting a guest post Freshpet dog recipes are made with the freshest ingredients and cooked at lower temperatures to lock in key nutrients. I sometimes use brown rice (remember to rinse it well first), but recently found that my dogs like oatmeal much better…. Sponsored post by I’ve made this recipe but not sure how much for each meal any suggestions . Guest-blogger You don’t have anything for vitamins and minerals. We bought this online product for him and his hair is almost 100% back. He’s so healthy now!!! I interchange sweet potatoe, butternut squash, carrots, etc in all the recipes. Guest posters wanted So I have a question… my vet told me to boil any meat I gave my dogs. The first ingredient is, therefore, the largest and most important part of the food. Guest-blogger If you make the recipe to be somewhat accurate, than the nutritionary chart the author has there tells you the calories per cup and you go from there to know how much to feed per day, divide by 2 for 2 meals. Guest posting My husband and I started preparing mentally for having to put her down…I was brokenhearted. My vet said 25-30 calories per pound. Guest post policy Thanks for the fantastic recipe. I’m sure if you google for a grain free dog food recipe you’ll find one. Guest poster wanted It’s 1 1/2 cups of raw rice, cook then add amount to recipe, should be doubled. Think “refusing to eat the same food 2 days in a row” picky, even when it’s people food. This is really the way to go to keep our dogs healthy but we also have 3 dogs (not small ones). Would you feed your growing child an all protein diet?. Not a vet, but that was the advice I was given to calculate, leave some room for treats by feeding a little less than the total amount. What can I add to it that is different? So he will eat like he did at first. they had seen the dog walk away from her food numerous times. Does this mean they are not getting enough fat ?. I think my doggos will love this food.  That will make 3cups of rice to be added to the rest of the food. Submit an article Please consult with your pet’s veterinary and use personal instrument when applying this information to your own dog’s diet. My French bulldog puppy her weight is 2 98kg I’ve been giving her white rice but I’ll get her some brown rice & spinach to cook with the chicken & carrots and peas I think I’ll keep her on it 3 times aday & ask the vet on the 23rd December what he thinks but I’ll get her some Turkey for a change. After reading an article about kibbles , how they are made and all the expired meats and dead animals being incorporated in it , I stopped feeding my chi any type of kibbles. Just be careful with the broths and sauces for humans because especially onion and garlic, msg etc: can cause serious issues. They can cause your pet to gain weight – not what you wanted. her dog may have a pea allergy, which is why she doesnt want peas. I will try, but wondering if I could can this in a pressure cooker. There are calcium supplements that are available at specialization stores.  It is simple to add supplements to your dog’s diet, & you easily can add natural calcium to home made dog food. Guest column aaand then — how much do I feed him in a sitting!!?? I have a Great Dane and the two giant breed puppy foods we have tried, he continues to have very soft BM. Been giving him this recipe for a few years now and he still acts as if it’s thing new… loves it! However, he’s now 10 years old now, so I was cerebration of protrusive to watch his phosphorus levels. Mama gets 8 ounces her day she is 10 lb and the puppy’s which are 4 and 5 pounds get half a cup per day cable is always left out available for any snacking. Simply replacing white rice with brown has been shown to lower blood sugar levels and decrease the risk of type 2 diabetes. Can you tell me about how much you feed your pup and how often? I have a 55 lb lab mix. My husband deer hunts and I use venison. Looked up my dogs needs for how many cups a day he’d need and it’s 2. Each one lasts about 4 days in fridge after being defrosted. My 2-yo French bulldog loves it!!!! Since she was a puppy, she has been a very picky eater. How do I know how much to feed them? I have two pitty pointers who are overweight, so looking for a healthier option for them. Alex, I add supplements/vitamins (ex.  I feed them 1/3 of a cup in the morning and 1/3 cup at night. Good luck & may God Bless all our furry friends w/ good health & loving cuddles!. @Cat your already cooking the food which will alter the genetic code, simply defrosting what you cooked to save time isnt going to do thing more, sure maybe a few vits here and there minused, but think of the comparing dog food is made with giant microwaves already for decades and most of our food we get thats processed is cooked, dehydrated , frozen, reconstituted, then flash frozen again with preservatives added. I have made the biscuit treats too.


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I can only put a quarter of what you give your fur baby, otherwise he’ll waste it.  Ace is a big boy and will eat all day if I let him. Our Bella LOVES IT and it was an easy transition from her old food with no disruption to her digestive system at all which is so common. when I mix is all topgether and allow it to cool a bit, I portion it on large cookie sheets in serving portions of ⅓ C. Guest post opportunities Each one lasts about 4 days in fridge after being defrosted. My question on your post is that you provide a link to Balance IT but your recipe here doesn’t include any supplements. Submit post Looks like a great recipe, but I would add more chicken to the ratio. The first homemade recipe I was using was a hit! Our dog gobbled it up. As a human you have a choice; dogs don’t. Guest poster wanted Nicola Paley from the PFMA adds; 'all ‘complete’ pet foods must by law contain all the nutrients in the right proportions that a pet needs for healthy bodily package. Methods for optimal food storage and shelf life should be based on good judgment and what you are personally sufficient with. This one looks really easy to make. I have A6 year old long haired dachshund she weighs about 15 pounds she had liver failure about six months ago and the vet wanted her to go on a $4. I even will combine the different meats for variety.  I always give her an egg in the morning and add veg, fish or chicken to her diet of kibble. Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Site map | Contact Us. This is a guest post by Fibre is the part of plants that can't be digested. She is a great Dane cross Labrador she weighs about 37kg. I have donated so many bags of expensive kibble to our humane society because my first dog is such a picky eater! He hated everything expensive! Our newest rescue had been abandoned, left with a broken bone and emaciated.   What supplements would you recommend?.  Would you share your recipie and directions?  Thanks!. I have been doing home made dog food For a year. This yeilded 34 cups, which equates to a little over 200 calories per cup. This puts enormous demands on the mother, and her diet will have to be bolstered to even up. Guest posting Let us know how it goes, Stephanie! 🙂. Even just a little bit of chocolate, peculiarly dark chocolate, can cause diarrhea and vomiting. Guest post:   I freeze my dog food in blobs on a cookie sheet then put the blobs in a big Tupperware in the freezer. marty’s probiotics, i still wanted to address allergies. Guest post-  Actually we are giving her last years. com/nutrition/is-brown-rice-good-for-you#nutrition.   But I’ve never made human food either. ) I printed out a chart from Greenopedia. We want to the best for them…… We do garden so that will help, however What IS everyone disbursement a month for their dogs homespun food? I know it depends on size of dog, but i’d love to hear everyone’s thoughts. Very helpful and comforting noesis. I have a Morkie I just got he’s 7 lbs. Don’t know if you know, or make your own. Thank you very much for sharing this. For UTI problems for cats organic cranberry juice works, for dogs, just use cranberry extract with D-mannose for a few nights. I looked up the list of recommended meats, vegetables, and grains on another website and rotate things, so he gets a variety. Potatoes should be kept to a minimum and should be avoided serving raw. Seaweed · Dog foods · Jun 11, 2021, 17:00. Guest post courtesy of An affordable, “classic” design offering multiple recipe options. Should be around 1500 calories a day for the weight and age but check with your vet. I just made my first batch and the dogs are loving it! I have a 30 (+) lb Corgi and a 70lb Wirehaired Griffon and I am trying to figure out how much to feed them. Guest post by I have a question I have a cockapoo about 20pds and she 11 months now about how much should I feed her?. I’m sorry you didn’t like the article. High sodium (salt) diets should also be avoided as they put unnecessary strain on the kidneys. Every dog food manufacturer has its own idea of what levels of nutrients a dog needs and as a result, the amounts of protein, fat and fibre can vary tremendously between foods. Fingers crossed this does the trick! Thanks for sharing with us!. Write for us what if you think your dogs are allergic to chicken can you use beef ground meat ?.  My recipe was similar, just not enough veggies. Easy to make & one batch – or doulbe batch – frozen in daily consumption servings for your baby(ies) is definitely the way to go. and he also takes an L-Gultimaine everyday, along with Greek Yogurt and Oatmeal. DIY Homemade Dog Food Yield: 8 cupsprep time: 10 minutescook time: 45 minutestotal time: 55 minutesKeep your dog healthy and fit with this easy peasy home-brewed recipe – it’s cheaper than store-bought and chockfull of fresh veggies! Print Recipe DIY Homemade Dog Food 10 minutes45 minutesChungah Rhee Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups brown rice 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 pounds ground turkey 3 cups baby spinach, chopped 2 carrots, shredded 1 zucchini, shredded 1/2 cup peas, canned or frozen Directions: In a large saucepan of 3 cups water, cook rice accordant to package instructions; set aside.  When I finished up the first batch they were disappointed that they didn’t get any more of the good fud!!  Just finished up a second batch so won’t they be astounded tomorrow morning!!. Then I spray an 11″ x 14″ corning pan and spread it out evenly. She’s eat it one day and walk away from it the next. Guest posting Or you can use egg shells which have calcium as well. But I recommend not feeding them to your dog because they can cause a lot of gas!. How long can it keep in the fridge …. But wre have no itching, no excessive shedding, no tummy upsets, and no gas!!  Win. It is about what you should and shouldn’t feed dogs, aggression, training, medicine, problems, breeding and such. These contain high-quality ingredients (including 40% British chicken and 35% sustainably sourced white fish) and are sure to go down a treat. Our dry matter label investigating reveals the product contains 27% protein, 13% fat and 52% estimated carbs… creating a fat-to-protein ratio of about 50%. My 15 lb Chihuahua loves this recipe. Eating high-GI foods has been associated with several health conditions, including type 2 polygenic disorder. Want to write an article Unfortunately, there is no one answer. So I made this recipe and both dogs LOVED! I do have a few questions. I would also use white rice instead of brown rice. Submit your content According to the American Veterinary Medical Association…1. One day he will eat 2 cups of food the next if my husband hand feeds him he will eat half his food. My Chesney is a 40 lb golden doodle.  Dry dog food provides penetration nutrition formulated to help your dog achieve a healthy weight and improve quality of life. Real Beef and Brown Rice is one of five recipes included in our review of the Merrick Classic dry product line. The only thing I could get him to eat for two days was part of a peanut butter sandwich. According to my vet, dogs are not able to decent digest brown rice. do you think it would be best if I fed him a 1/2 cup twice a day? I think me making his dog food would be best for him. Question: is it 1 1/2 cups of cooked rice that goes into the meat – or do I make 1. I bake them in my “easy bake” counter top oven take the chicken out, put the liquid in a bowel and put in the freezer some the heavy fat rises and separates after about 45 minutes. Submit guest article Get a small food scale to weigh the meals. I’m tired of our little family members having inflamed paws, severe red ears, scratching and overall health issues. I just started a week ago bcuz she’s a picky eater. My puppy loves it! I make it on Sunday and bag out 21 servings for the week and keep them in the refrigerator. When calculating the food's hot content, it is incinerated and the energy released is sounded. Guest post by Great recipe use it my dog and my cat. Totally agreed for adding pumpkin. The one they water with the microwaved water died!. You can imagine the struggles we have getting the entire pack to eat the same thing for more than 2 months. Guest posts wanted One of the best grain-inclusive kibbles on the market. Want to write an article I was feeding Stella and chewy in all kinds until we found out that it has turkey in everything. My dog loves it! I’ve been troubled for years with his dog food, he never even like any of the and would be skipping meat times trying not to eat it. Guest-blogger It’s not that hard if you make a large batch at once and freeze in one-week portions. This may be a dumb question, do you also give kibble?. I like the basic idea, but I want you to keep in mind that the current high quality food scare comes from the use of legumes as carbohydrate and protein provider. While this recipe may lack in certain nutrients, it’s the only thing my new puppy will eat and he LOVES it! However, I switched the peas with yellow squash since my puppy (8 week 9lb English Crm Golden pup) has a bit of tummy issues. One of the most common allergies in dogs are carbohydrates and grains. The FDA is investigating a potential link between diet and heart disease in dogs. Accepting guest posts The only substitution I made was coconut oil instead of olive oil. The stomach issues brought us to Wellness, but the quality ingredients kept us loyal. What of the supplements? How much do they cost? Bad when people can’t afford their dog’s food. At present I feed them 1/3 cup of dry food 2x a day. Not one problem from anything yet. “We modify buying smaller packets of dog food when trialling something new and introducing it to their diet gradually,” Dos Santos advises. This diet is working out great. Our unique nutritional ratings are calculated based on a number of characteristics including the quality and quantity of the stated ingredients, certain nutritional and technological additives and the physical process methods used to create the food. I have small dogs and worry about too much protein which can cause liver shunt in little babies, I think I’ll third the meat and add more veggies!. It may still be the end for her but at least I’ll know her tummy’s full. But I’m still going to make it and add it to his kibble. BTW, here’s the link >> Side Hustle Ideas for Dog Lovers. I like the recipe but how much do you feed per meal? I have a 70lb Lab & a daushund 19lbs. Also, me vet suggested I use white rice instead of brown. Is the serving size based on pounds my dog weighs 55 lbs how much should I feed him. Doesn’t happen any other time, only with the fish oil. I’ve been feeding my westie do-it-yourself since he was a puppy. I saw a noticeable difference within days of feeding this to her. I want to try this with him as he has stomach problems. So it’s ok to under cook the meats.  I used a real turkey pan with lid and spread ground turkey on it and baked for about 20 minutes.


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This keeps her healthy all winter when she chooses to be an indoor cat and supplements her diet on the days she comes in from the barn. Submit a guest post   If you’re worried about nutrients, your vet probably sells the supplements to add to DIY dog food. Robin, this is thing that should be consulted with your veterinarian. I put them in muffin tins for portion sizing and freeze them. Writers wanted Watch the body condition and adjust as appropriate. Contributing writer I would appreciate any advice you could give me. Once I had all the ingredients mixed my son thought it was dinner it looked so good.  I used canned carrots and peas….  Everyone seems to love it in my unit. Thank you for posting this, Yeah my Chihuahua has just woofed it down. Guest blogger Susan, do you mention the microwavable quality of the containers as an aside, or do you actually microwave your pet’s food to warm it up?. This recipe looks great and super simple to create. Methods for optimal food storage and shelf life should be based on good legal document and what you are personally comfortable with. Organ meats supply a great many nutrients that the primary meat will not, and cartilage does this as well as give joint benefits. About 2 weeks ago she started to badly decline and began refusing food. 65 per meal, two meals per day. It really is very, very tasty, inexpensive and quite easy to make‼️. That is simple, freezable, and very good also. Adjust a little lower for a couch potato, a little higher for a high energy dog. dogs eat RAW MEAT, BONES AND ORGANS…. Blog for us Should I be serving 1 cup or still 3/4 cup? . Guest post This Orijen product derives the relative quantity of its animal protein from chicken, turkey and fish. Thanks for the recipe! How long will this keep in the fridge? Do you freeze it? I have one dog…Border Terrier Mix…small…So this looks like it makes a lot more than she can eat in a week. The disease and medicine was alot on his body, so. Kale and Collard greens also provide a great source of calcium for you pup and they are safe for them as well.  My dogs can’t tolerate carrots (they come out undigested in their poops) so I omit that from the recipe, and sometimes I replace the brown rice with regular rice, black rice or quinoa. CHARLY could you recommend food that has the omega 3s, antioxidants, calcium, bones, minerals, and vitamins…I am not a biological process expert, just a person who would like to make her yorki-poo homemade food as I can’t afford the good dog food at 4 dollars a pack, I’m on pension you see. It’s best to transition to a new dry dog food gradually. What is the suggested serving size per weight? I have 2 dogs and am trying to see how much I would need to make for a week. I would like to know if these proportions are fit as well for a shih tzu. Their stomach acids are different than ours and mushrooms often create belly bloating and gas. I started making this food for our Yorkiepoo, she lost a fair amount of teeth. So he (Everest) came up for a trial run and we quickly became best buds, especially after he loved boating as much as I. For some senior dogs, frequent smaller meals will keep them happy and satisfied. A good general guideline I go by is to give twice the amount you would give of dry kibble because this food still has the water so is less dense. He’s so healthy now!!! I interchange sweet potatoe, butternut squash, carrots, etc in all the recipes. If my dog eat 400g of dry food proformance how many gram should i feed my dog from that recipe . Write for us I give my dog 1 cup in morning and 1 cup at night. I feel now my fur baby will be healthier and happier and with me for more years to come. Writers wanted About 2 weeks ago she started to badly decline and began refusing food. Guest post guidelines She won’t eat dry dog food at all (she’s 15). so I had carrots and peas left over, as well as some brown rice, so I thought I would be clever and mix those with some pumpkin as a treat….  I add a puppy supplement to it just to make sure he’s getting all of his nutrients – Wholeistic brand. My Rottweiler was 20 lb overweight no longer is. Many dog food manufacturers add large amounts of low grade, highly cured fats (usually just referred to as 'oils and fats' or 'animal fats') to make the food more palatable. It says in the info above that 1 cup has approx 412 calories…so depending on the weight and activity of your dog you can google and see how many calories your dog should have. Please consult with your pet’s medico and use personal judgment when applying this information to your own dog’s diet. I have a 12 year old yorkie that refuses to eat dog food. I have a couple of questions, I also have a 6 month old pittie pup he’s about 31 pounds now. I will save this article for one of my favorite this month and if it’s okay to you I will share this to my friend. Guest posts wanted My husband is happy that expenses have been reduced It is emphatically worth giving them home cooked meals! . If you’re looking at maintaining a healthy weight for your dog, sweet and fatty foods should be avoided. You have to add vitamins and minerals and I have a wondrous company with all natural ingredients … also probiotics … mine is the highest possible it is amazing and a joint append. This reads like a great recipe to try, however I am trying to figure out the economical value in it based on the numbers provided. Sponsored post: So I was worried that she may not like it. Should this help? Vet says it’s nothing to do with an illness. Guest blogger My Harley loved this … 3lb of mince. FOR THOSE ASKING ABOUT QUANTITY…. For example, if your dog weighs 20 kgs but could benefit from losing a couple of kilos, enter 18kg. Blog for us Each veggie has vital ingredients they need. Thank you for the recipe and all those that have chimed in with alternatives and ideas. Guest posters wanted can lean beef or ground meat be used as a variety?. This meal would be ok for like one meal a couple times a week, but there is no bone or egg shell included in this, which is essential for dogs to balance out calcium and phosphorus, or dogs can end up with severe health issues. It is plain common practise for top dog food manufacturers to use road kill, euthanized animals (obviously full of toxic chemicals and gross with their id tags and collars still attached) and whatever can be scraped from killing room floors, think beaks, feathers, feet. Guest contributor guidelines My dog is almost 15 years old and has had stomach issues the last few years; he even started to be a little incontinent. Accepting guest posts Hi there,I know WellPaws have a few grain free puppy options as well as adult recipes. I made something similar for my dog because after hear health improved with Dr. Become an author Had terrible skin problems and I was cooking for him. Submit your content One of the best grain-inclusive kibbles on the market. I love this recipes  For my dogs. in our home this is what our dogs eat and rarely eat the kibble we put down. Guest post: I love that I know what is going into my little Josie’s tummy. I was scolded by the vet office as she said he needs dog food. I also pour beaten eggs over the entire mixture in a heavy cast iron skillet and let it ” bake” the eggs through” but it depends what ur dog is allergic too. She didn’t care for it and was starving all the time. I just made my first batch and the dogs are loving it! I have a 30 (+) lb Corgi and a 70lb Wirehaired Griffon and I am trying to figure out how much to feed them. With this recipe, she eats it all up, often holding her bowl down with a paw to lick the sides. I run a leaving business sector and all my clients who have tried Annamaet have all been very happy with it. As long as he is other than in good health and his motions are firm you should try gradually increasing his feeding amounts. I suppose what I’m trying to say is that dogs are primarily carnivores, yes they WILL eat vegetation, but their digestive system is not fashioned for it. Thinking to vary the meat, turkey, beef and chicken so they don’t get bore. Her Doctor gave me different recipes but this one its only chicken and brown rice, 7/8 cup of chicken and 1/8 cup of brown rice, metamucil 4 tsp. have found the fish oil capsules makes her itch too much as some of these capsules have linseed oil in them. This is when food is left in the bowl and the dog is allowed to choose when and how much to eat. Obviously review the diet and serving amount with a professional that knows your dog but directionally it sounds like you’re in the right ballpark.   What supplements would you recommend?. How much of this recipe is comfortable for an 7 year old over weight pug mix.  But will need more as the days go on. My dog loves it! I’ve been struggling for years with his dog food, he never even like any of the and would be skipping meat times trying not to eat it. Light diets contain fewer calories to help with weight loss. Hello – how much do 65 lb dogs get / how many times a day?. Also includes fibre supplements. Very helpful and satisfactory substance. Finally they decided they liked Little Ceasers, Chicken only & I would add puppy kibbles. Company registered in Finland (why?) #2486782-1. Made this for my mix breed dog who weights about 20kilo. My yorkipoo loves this and no more doggie breath. and fruits before cooking due to the fact of pesticides. He’s 13 and has lost several teeth. I have not used zucchini but they will definitely get it next time. She currently eats a fresh food that contains beef, vegetables, oil, and a “nutrient mix” to make up for any low vitamins/minerals so I’m wondering how to do that on my own?. My 2-yo French bulldog loves it!!!! Since she was a puppy, she has been a very picky eater. She hasn’t been eating a lot, so I made this to give it a try. Want to write a post So true! I think it’s just as easy using a double boiler. I have had Bella since she was 9 weeks old. I do this but add pumpkin and sweet potatoes. This reminds me of some of the great dog treats in the pet refrigerated food (think those have yogurt added thou), but its home-brewed and so it is so much better. Want to write a post This was the only affordable food I found with quality ingredients listed. I’m just starting off but my vet recommended adding vitamins powder, it’s called superfood supplements and you can sprinkle plot over the food, also definitely add fish oil so you get all of the omegas . they are carnivores, and have made it thru millions of years being hunters and scavengers…. I have been on other sight that have stuff dogs should not eat in the recipe. My 15 lb Chihuahua loves this recipe. Guest blogger Until the last year or two most of the cold pres. I was reading that calcium and calories in yo high if % or content is bad for your puppy or large breed dogs making them grow to fast and end up with hip abnormality. I’ll change the veg and meat around for variety. 5 cups of cooked rice or uncooked ? I followed your recipe exactly (1. I know this is replying a year after you posted but I just thought I would mention that its vital that cats get some of the nutrients added to cat food such as taurine otherwise they will go blind.


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It only gives your pet the bare minimum of what keep your pets alive. Methods for optimal food storage and shelf life should be based on good judgment and what you are in person well-situated with. Our dry matter label analysis reveals the recipe contains 33% protein, 21% fat and 38% estimated carbs… yielding a fat-to-protein ratio of about 63%. Every dog food manufacturer has its own idea of what levels of nutrients a dog needs and as a result, the amounts of protein, fat and fibre can vary tremendously between foods. Contribute to our site Dog kibble is garbage but at least they are sure to include all the necessary supplements that dogs need in their diet. Love your comment on this post. and I feed her 1/2 cup three times a day. I new found out my pup had lost a lot of weight. Guest post guidelines He had tummy troubles a week in (possibly bc of antibiotics on an empty stomach) so we started making him homemade food and it has been going very well, he loves it and is doing much better. Want to write a post I’ve also added sweet potato to some batches. While a little more work involved, it has contributed to the good health of my dogs. Good luck & may God Bless all our furry friends w/ good health & loving cuddles!. I fed my last dog a homemade diet and she loved it. Karen Becker on youtube, a holistic vet with recipes and important dietary pet info. Thank you for this recipe! They charge us $45-50 for food we can make ourselves. Sample buyer review… “After recently reading an article on health risks for pea proteins in canine foods we decided (after research) that Core was a very good option.  Actually we are giving her last years. Guest-post I may even make some for myself. Guest posting rules  Thanks for a great base recipe!. Take your time, don't be afraid to try a few options before committing to any particular regime and be sure to let us know what type of food you went for and why in the comments section below!. My dogs devoured it! Thank you for sharing!! Does anyone have/know the guide for how much a dog should get for their weight? I don’t want to over or under feed them. Please consult with your pet’s Dr. and use personal judgment when applying this information to your own dog’s diet. Guest-post One of The Advisor’s most popular recommendations. Every site I go to either promotes a specific product, or is so vague it’s hard to figure out what they are saying. This is also a good source of carbohydrates, with a 35% potato content.  Then in the left over stock (water from cooking chicken) I add  frozen spinach (fresh would work too) and frozen peas. 🙂 I’ve fed raw diets to several dogs and one cat for almost twenty years and the bio-8 powder and adding CLO were my best discoveries for balancing their nutrients. Not a dumb question at all! The recipe calls for 1 1/2 cups raw brown rice. Although extra food would do the job, the mother's stomach capacity will be significantly reduced due to the presence of the puppies, so it is much better to continue to feed the same amount but switch to a higher energy food.   My dogs will bug me until I feed them as they love it. This is important to avoid over feeding and also helps to prevent fussiness. I double the recipe and use my vacuum sealer to freeze each serving… our 5 year old lab loves it!. Macadamia nuts, part of the Protaceae family, can cause vomiting, increased body temperature, cognition to walk, and lethargy. Fruit and veg shouldn’t exceed 10% of their diet. Genetic factors can contribute enormously, which is why some breeds are so much more prone to joint problems than others. Raw frozen foods are, obviously, not cooked and so hold on to far more of their natural nutrients and so don't usually require any vitamin supplementation. He was not eating anything properly. Crude Protein: 41%, Crude Oils and Fats: 18%, Crude Fibre: 3%, Crude Ash: 9. My 10 lb Klee Kai is the biggest picky eater and is allergic to every protein expect Turkey! Kibble has NEVER worked for her. My husband deer hunts and I use venison. Since it’s impracticable to predict the exact serving size that’s “perfect” for each dog when feeding a medicinal drug brand of food…. Hi Andi! Methods for optimal food storage and shelf life should be based on good judgment and what you are in person prosperous with. His matter woes are gone, his poos have returned to normal and are small and not stinky, he has gained a few much needed pounds and his coat is beautiful. I am so glad you shared this amazing recipe with us. This food contains some added artificial preservatives, antioxidants, colourings, flavourings and/or other arguable chemical compound ingredients. Sponsored post My 8 month old Cavachon devours this dog food!  But, I’m not sure if I’m giving her the correct daily a,punts. Guest post courtesy of Once I had all the ingredients mixed my son thought it was dinner it looked so good. She gobbled it up! Which is now even more so making me think that I’m going to switch off dog food to this. Love this recipe – For saving room in the freezer, we use vacuum seal bags – the pint-size are good for individual portion sizes for the little pups (and using vacuum seal bags are great because you can make & save large batches). My dogs love it! Cooked it all in a slow cooker and going to try with salmon instead of ground turkey to see if the cats will like it too. They both love it and enjoy their meals. Hopefully this will calm her tummy as she is very sensitive. Very good however is it enough vitamins and minerals for a dog ? And can I ask how muh to feed a small dog about 6kg a day I’ve started to make own home-cured dog food because my little one is a very fussy eater and is very expensive for commercial dog food or to buy fresh on line. Submit your content For others, it’s about keeping things the same as before. I want to do things right from the start. Karen, this is what was advised by my pet’s veterinarian AND dietitian. I add a little tamari sauce and toasted sesame seed oil to season my serving. I can only put a quarter of what you give your fur baby, otherwise he’ll waste it. Wet pet foods have been losing some market share over the years but they remain a popular choice. Michelle, I just joined this site and have figured on about 2-3% of your dog’s weight per day. There are many herbs you can also add and ground egg shells are a must dogs need calcium in the right portions to phosph for every pound of meat add 1/2tsp ground egg shell I also add thyme and oregano parsley. Submit your content They definitely don’t need a food made up of so much plant matter. Contributing writer cooked at low temperatures) to retain as much goodness and as many nutrients as realizable. Just Food For Dogs has a great calorie tracker on their website. My dogs weigh 30 pounds, so 900 calories per day. Guest posts I organized it within one day to prepare the meals. Plain chicken boiled and shredded, and plain fish the same way. She won’t eat the same thing two days in a row and picks out visible veggies so I have to blend them in. 'Total meat content': An increasing trend is for dog food manufacturers to list the 'total meat content' rather than the percentage of the respective meat ingredients. This Nulo Freestyle recipe derives the bulk of its meat protein from turkey, as well as turkey and salmon meals. Eating high-GI foods has been associated with several health conditions, including type 2 polygenic disorder. Are there any educational resources that you are aware of or want to share, that I could utilize into my own human diet I. Guest posts I have been trying so much different dog food. All dog foods are required to provide the percentages of certain nutrients on the label, but if you need any more details you should get in touch with the manufacturer and they will usually be happy to help. Lethargy, weakness, lack of craving due to an unknown cause prompted empiric therapy with antibiotics and medication Meds. I thought it was such a healthy recipe and I just stumbled across an article about things you should not be feeding your dog and it said no spinach, a little bit every now and then is okay but not daily. Please note that the following advice is for owners of dogs that regularly refuse food with no underlying health problems. Just trying to have them eat/feel better…. I will be transitioning him to the home made food over 1 weeks time slowly just to keep things smooth for his little belly. Submit post I’m thinking that should provide a great, well balanced diet, that he should surely love (not that he’s a picky eater, as he even ate my reading glasses once). Your dogs body can’t utilize it, so it just gets rid of it. I’m looking into making him homemade meals and possibly supplementing, but assumed it would be costly and effortful to get the nutrition and calories right. in the AM and 12 hours later another 4 oz. The poor guy is so thin and has a bad knee and will need surgery soon. As a bonus, I drizzle a little organic chicken broth over food before heating. I would like to know some substitute for the vegetables if the ones posted on the recipe is not available. Also they don’t beg anymore when we are eating, that was instant. let me know if this helps for your dog! thanks. I used multigrain rice, carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, and yellow carrots. Guest posts wanted   It IS work … and it is a bit more expensive. Guest poster wanted Amazon // Barnes & Noble // Indiebound. Guest posting guidelines For example, if your dog becomes hungry easily it is usually best to feed several small meals to make sure the stomach isn't left empty for long periods. Submit post  I’ve made this in the past and I’ve made some tweaks – this is a great base! My add on’s for consideration: Try ever-changing up the meats -Your 3lbs of meat can include Chicken/Beef/Turkey livers, Duck or Salmon; Grated sweet potato, tumeric and ginger; eggs, frozen blueberries, kale and flaxseed. dog how much do I geed him daily with their recipe?. Cooked diets like this can cause a lot of long term issues…. Do not have chocolate in an accessible location for your dog. After all, we believe pets deserve to eat proper food that's full of natural, alimental ingredients - thing which is even more life-or-death for dogs in their older years. com but that’s because they are less expensive than the name brand. The All About Dog Food Forum is the best place on the web for honest, couthie dog advice and chat. I lost my little Bindi to heart failure in March at 15 years old, they told me as a puppy she would only live 2-4 years. NO ONIONS for dogs!  Onions actually cause their blood cells to explode!  Look it up, please!  DON’T feed onions to your dog!. I have made the biscuit treats too. I feed my dog white rice, cottage cheese and boiled chicken and other ingredients. WHAT IN GOD’S NAME! Now, I have to try this recipe because my dog’s name is Butters (and he too has an upset tummy so I want to switch him over to homemade food). Guest posts And the more lean, the faster the snack will be ready. An affordable, all life stages kibble… freshly added to our budget-friendly dog foods list. My vet told me i have to add regular dog food to homemade but it makes my dog sick when i do that. Some days she ate her kibble, often it just sat there.


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Contributing writer But what would be a lower phosphorus substitute for peas and baby spinach? and how much? Thanks!. And with this specific recipe, consult your vet if you are not sure. But as her bloods are returning to normal, I am hoping that v soon I can feed her different food to tHe royal canine. Not a vet, but that was the advice I was given to calculate, leave some room for treats by feeding a little less than the total amount. I would like home made receipes for my dog mostly. I think they would be better off with the extra fat from the thighs and legs. Just made this for them last night and they gobbled it up. Supporters, however, advocate that the cooking process kills parasites and might in reality increase digestibility. Become an author  Where would the dog be getting taurine from in this food?  I don’t see it listed in the Nutritional Information. Just be careful with the broths and sauces for humans because especially onion and garlic, msg etc: can cause serious issues.  Her sensitive digestive system couldn’t handle people food. test is a bit ironic, don’t you think?.   My son has swore me to  Keep it a secret because “a teenager could die of embarrassment if his friends ever found out his mom fed them dog food“ Did not have zucchini and substituted coconut oil for the olive oil. It was painful every day to offer various foods and have her walk away, knowing she was hungry but not interested in eating anything while I accented over her nutrition. I have a question I have a cockapoo about 20pds and she 11 months now about how much should I feed her?. Guest post by Getting the mother's diet right is therefore essential, not only for keeping her healthy, but also for ensuring the puppies have the best possible start in life. Guest contributor guidelines Use a high-quality mercenary dog food, making sure it’s apposite for the life stage and health status of your dog. How much do you feed your rottie daily?. Making them vegetarians may not be best for the dog. I’ve never owned a dog and I’m debating buying a Pyrenees. I think I am going to put two cups which is 16 ounces of this dry dog food with chicken butt chicken juice to moisten it and then put it in the boneless skinless chicken that I have cooked. An alternative would be to feed a lower amount of a normal adult food and top up with home-cooked vegetables or well-cooked grains like brown rice or porridge oats. We have been buying Wellness Core Natural Grain Free dog food from Amazon for about $68 per 26 lb bag, and we give Everest 4 oz per meal, so that comes out to $0. I have done this for two days and I see tremendous changes. Guest post opportunities In patients undergoing or having had a stem cell or bone marrow transplant, use of the microwave oven is strictly prohibited as it alters food components and can be dangerous for them. How much of this do you feed you dog daily ? I have a urban center too but hes overweight…18 pounds to be exact. Hi, What vitamin brand and types did your vet commend for your dogs. Guest posting guidelines Smaller breeds, for example, may reach full size as early as 9 months old while some giant breeds can continue growing until 18 months of age. They love it! And, I know they are eating only human quality foods!.  I could add some of their dry food to it or add a vitamin pill/powder. I am in my 70’s, and remember when there was no such thing as store bought dog food, and we all fed our dogs the meat and vegetable scraps from our plates. White rice, four to five cubes of cottage cheese ,chicken roasted and cut. Sample buyer review… “I have three dogs, all different breeds and sizes. Guest author So this is the rundown on this recipe:. The dog food costs about $30 per week. Every site I go to either promotes a specific product, or is so vague it’s hard to figure out what they are saying. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association…1. I made a double batch of this recipe and my two dogs absolutely loved loved it. Submit an article I anticipate quite a few more years for him now. 80lbs-3 1/2-4cups per day 60-3 cups 40-2 cups 20-1 cup 10- 1/2 cups Adjust if gaining or losing weight. For the first time we've quizzed 2,594 Which? members about their dog food to chance upon the best and worst brands for customer satisfaction. Guest poster wanted our 9 lb toy poodle is also a very picky eater and will not eat dry food as well as canned foods. He’s had brown rice, quinoa, hamburger, chicken, ground turkey, chicken gizzards and livers, sweet potatoes, spinach, kale, peas, carrots, green beans, and some other misc.   I use instead duck or lamb at the vets advice. I’ll let you know how it goes. Submit a guest post So going forward, we will credibly give him the home made meal in the mornings, and the Wellness dry food for dinners. Please research and consult with your vet before continuing with puppy food. You need to make sure they are getting a variety of proteins (fish, poultry, meat), organs (about 5% of their protein intake), veggies, healthy and healthy grains, and supplements like calcium (I make my own from ground eggshells), spirulina, vitamin E, cod liver oil, and others. But, I am starting to think it would’ve been nice to add it when I make a big batch using Canine plus then I can heat it in micro-cook when I am ready for the mortal serving. Alison – we have used this food to help our dogs loose weight. Don’t you have to add certain supplements? Vitamins? Calcium? Fish oil? Probiotics?. Our dry matter label analysis reveals the recipe contains 36% protein, 28% fat and 29% estimated carbs… which yields a fat-to-protein ratio of about 78%. Just imagined when we buy industrialized food for our dogs and cats… When it’s mentioned it will last for a year… I just think about all the junk (chemicals) they put in it to keep the food “fresh” for a year!!!!. Contribute to our site Therefore, to stop weight gain, or achieve weight loss, your dog has two options: eat fewer calories or burn more - or ideally, both. My dog too was recently diagnosed with pancreatitis from eating too many table scraps. What about organ meat??? I’ve been making turkey with 3 types of green vegetables, kidney beans and other items, but I keep reading about organ meat. How do I determine serving size? .   But I’ve never made human food either. Please note that this filter will only remove foods with offal ingredients specifically declared on the ingredients list. Guest author Also are there any websites you could recommend where I can read up on it? Thank you so much. Nature’s Logic is one of the few dry brands meeting AAFCO nutritive standards by using live feeding trials. How do I know how much to feed them? I have two pitty pointers who are overweight, so looking for a better option for them. How do you measure fresh spinach?  . they either hunted for themselves or were fed bones and meat scraps…not veggies and grains!! They will eat the stomach contents of a kill, but for the stomach lining which is full of nutrients. That is the beauty of making dog food at home – it’s cheaper and healthier!. On e dog 8s inactive and the other partly active if he finds a tennis ball. My dog is a Staffordshire bull terrier he weighs 25 kilo how many measuring cups of food would be suggested as he loves this food just unsure of how much to give him. What the shelflife for this homemade dog food. Love your comment on this post. After a couple of days of bland diet, I cooked this recipe, 1/3, but added a small amount of chicken broth to the rice, cooked the frozen peas in the rice pot, at the end of the rice cooking time. She’s turned her nose up to dry kibble, wet food with chunks and the pate version. Guest post guidelines Had terrible skin problems and I was cooking for him.  So, learning how to make a balance homemade dog food for two chihuahuas would be a relief. Don’t you have to add certain supplements? Vitamins? Calcium? Fish oil? Probiotics?. Read more buyer reviews at Chewy. With this recipe, she eats it all up, often holding her bowl down with a paw to lick the sides. It is good for skin coat and for organic process system. Just started today and he loves it. How much do you feed your rottie daily?. This recipe has 412 calories and she’s getting a better variety. My dog loved this recipe! Thank you so much! Please post more. Read more buyer reviews at Chewy. Want to write a post The main thing to remember is that dogs are not naturally fussy animals, but they are exceptional learners. Accepting guest posts I run a leaving business sector and all my clients who have tried Annamaet have all been very happy with it. I have modified the recipe so I can double it with the ground turkey I get at Costco. Contributing writer This is actually not a balanced diet for a dog and you can have problems if you don’t feed the correct ratios of meat and bone.  I met a lady one day that had a Westie that’s was 19 years old. I believe the rule of thumb is abiut 25-30 calories per pound of dog. One more thing to ck off my list. Feeding food like this is based on weight, 2-3% depending on activity level etc.  She will leave all the blueberries at the bottom of the bowl. She won’t eat the same thing two days in a row and picks out visible veggies so I have to blend them in. what breed is your dog and how much does he/she weigh. Company registered in Finland (why?) #2486782-1. Heat for five min in low all the while stirring. ES útil, ya que mis dos perros tenían alergias, uno, sangre en la punta de las orejas, otro piel reseca, por lo que se rascaba constantemente, no se como llegue a cambiar las croquetas por la comida arriba citada y todos su malestares desaparecieron, tengo como dos años con esta comida y no he visto que tengan ningún malestar, sus eses son firmes y fáciles de recoger. I have to feed him small meals four times a day. I just met a Butters at the beach! I wonder if it was you and your dog. I am super excited to start my two rescues on this diet. Commercial pet food is advancing in leaps and bounds and long gone are the days when choosing a moneymaking dog food simply meant picking between tins or bags of biscuits. Writers wanted I feed her twice a day and her home made food is as follows: brown rice, frozen peas and carrots, boil eggs, kayle, , bonless chicken thighs, and diced sweet potatoe. Cooking meat alters it, and depletes the nutrients, so it makes it much harder on a dog’s system. com/best-dog-foods-for-pitbulls/. He loves this recipe, but is not digesting the peas completely. Guest posting An inappropriate diet on the other hand can destabilise the immune system making it ineffective or hyper-sensitive and may not provide the necessary nutrients obligatory for joint repair. Also, I feed my 21# dog 1/4 cup dry and 2 tablespoons homemade food twice a day. Most of my friends and family think I’m crazy with the enthusiasm and money I spend on my boys health.


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If you do an 80% dry food with 20% wet food. So we did the same for our 150lb (that’s not a spelling error!) pooch. Methods for optimal food storage and shelf life should be based on good trait and what you are in person comforted with. The kibble is a very high grade Fraser Valley beef or chicken. but the problem is that in india it’s touchy to get fresh spinach and , zucchini is a rare possibility. I would like to add that depending on your dog liking, you could add mashed tunafish. and it’s only been 3 days!! . I don’t know what all the hype is about. Guest contributor guidelines I’m weaning them off of dry food and this will be their diet Its cheaper than buying bulk no nutrition dry food and it’s good for them. For your older fellah about 2% of body weight – about 3 lbs/day. Then I spray an 11″ x 14″ corning pan and spread it out evenly. If this isn’t possible, it’s diet time. I have a Great Dane, and a black lab. I prep my meals on Sunday, so it really doesn’t take much time to do this as well. I suggest sweet potato, canned pumpkin, kale, carrots, fresh or frozen greenbeans for variations on veg. Is the spinach chopped and then measured? The picture up top says chicken so I bought chicken quickly as I glanced at it in the store, then saw it said turkey! I hope ground chicken is okay too. Even the canned, wet one he used to love. His matter woes are gone, his poos have returned to normal and are small and not stinky, he has gained a few much needed pounds and his coat is beautiful. The 10 key genes that separate dogs from wolves include genes for the digestion of starch, making them genetically all-devouring. For the rice, does this call for 1 1/2 cooked or uncooked rice?. Even if your busy you can make time to make this . I would like to respectfully point out that this recipe is deficient in providing an essential ingredient: calcium/phosporus. 2-3% Per day, or 2-3% for each meal (I feed mine twice a day). Guest posting guidelines Peas and rice are both filler and do not benefit the dog much other than bulking up their food to make them feel full faster, the protein in peas should not be necessary if you are using enough animal products. My dog loves this food!!! It was so easy to make. Guest-blogger Rice should be double cooked and cooked longer than what we would cook for ourselves as it’s true that it’s not as digestible for them.  I looked it up on line and this is what I learned. Thank you so much for making this process easy and I appreciate the nutritional facts. Once you have established a daily feeding amount, you can basically divide it up into as many meals as you want and feed them at times to suit you. There is always some form of sugar, molasses, cane sugar, etc. Submit blog post There are, however, some exceptions. I’m incredibly impressed and so is my best girl. You can purchase Better in The Raw or TC Feline from Amazon. I love this recipe and so does my dog Gregory- thanks so much for devising such an easy and nutritious recipe. Warm foods are essentially more palatable, no? 🙂. Thinking to vary the meat, turkey, beef and chicken so they don’t get bore. This red bag lamb and rice iams formula is one of the very few foods she can eat and once I changed her to this food, along with her continued apoquel, her skin allergies are getting better and her hair is growing back, with no colitis flare ups. Guest article DIY Homemade Dog Food Yield: 8 cupsprep time: 10 minutescook time: 45 minutestotal time: 55 minutesKeep your dog healthy and fit with this easy peasy home-brewed recipe – it’s cheaper than store-bought and chockfull of fresh veggies! Print Recipe DIY Homemade Dog Food 10 minutes45 minutesChungah Rhee Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups brown rice 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 pounds ground turkey 3 cups baby spinach, chopped 2 carrots, shredded 1 zucchini, shredded 1/2 cup peas, canned or frozen Directions: In a large saucepan of 3 cups water, cook rice accordant to package instructions; set aside. Proteins from non-meat sources are harder for the dog's body to digest and use and have a higher chance of causing dietary intolerance. Even my human children love it! Thanks for sharing this recipe. You have to add vitamins and minerals and I have a wonderful company with all natural ingredients … also probiotics … mine is the highest achievable it is amazing and a joint supplement. Guest post guidelines His staining has disappeared since I started him on real food. The cooked meat is just enough to give the veggies flavor. I saw an article on FB about dogs & their foods. They can’t eat most meats, so I used tempeh instead of turkey in this recipe. Contributor guidelines corn, corn meal), preservatives such as BHT and byproducts are not ideal as well. I have the pickiest 12 pound chi-Yorkie mix ever. If you’re looking at maintaining a healthy weight for your dog, sweet and fatty foods should be avoided. However, I used quinoa because she had problems with grains, it is not a grain but a seed. This Orijen product derives the relative quantity of its animal protein from chicken, turkey and fish. By simply adding bone meal (which has the proper mix of calcium/phosphorus) to this recipe, it will become more complete–adding to the current freshness and wholesomeness. Isn’t turkey a bit rich? Also hard to source here in Oz. Guest post- Company listed in Finland (why?) #2486782-1. Sample buyer review… “Our rescued English Bulldog has been eating this product since she arrived. Contributor guidelines Unfortunately, these fats tend to contain large amounts of saturated and hydrogenated fats which can raise blood cholesterol and may lead to heart disease. I guess you can switch out the type of meat? The recipe calls for ground turkey… the picture shows ground chicken. My dog loves it! I’ve been struggling for years with his dog food, he never even like any of the and would be skipping meat times trying not to eat it. Submit your content He put the dry food on the floor again. Want to write for  I tried grain free and others. And I have a 3 month old dalma doodle what serving size should I give them each? How many cups each? And how many times a day would you recommend? Can I also feed to my symeese cat? Again any recommendations to mall size are how frequently I’d feed her. Write for us It only gives your pet the bare minimum of what keep your pets alive. Wheat/grains: Yes, dogs can eat wheat and other grains. In just over a week they are already looking and feeling better. I also bought frozen veggies on special, like peas, green beans, carrot slices and squash chunks etc. First of all the picture shows chicken and the recipe calls for ground turkey, there’s a typo in the rice (you need a cup and a half of rice if you’re using three cups of water), and the yield and thus the total calories per cup are off by about 50%. I cook chicken thighs in the oven with my dutch oven. This Diamond Naturals formula derives most of its animal protein from chicken meal and fresh chicken. I recently read some pretty damning info about a link between grain free food and serious heart issues. Guest author He has been on this diet for a month now and is definitely doing much better. He’s been on that about 3 weeks & is still way too thin. Some other thoughts… You never force a sick dog to eat. Their bodies can’t break down the cell wall of plant matter. Hi Raquel! The chicken and rice soup sounds amazing! But this question may be best answered by your pet’s veterinary surgeon as he is having some diarrhea and worms. Teresa, I am going to try cooking this for my pet dog but I would just like to clarify what does the cool, Qi tonic,Yin tonic, neutral, blood tonic mean in your recipe?. Thanks for sharing awesome blog!. So I ordered a bag and it was here in two days, it was fresh and had a great smell to it. Become a contributor That is simple, freezable, and very good also. Guest post guidelines How much do you feed them of this and how many times a day? I have 2 olde English bulldogge and have same allergy problems. Do you drain the fat/juice from the meat before agitation in the veggies?. Sample buyer review… “After adopting animals that had been dropped off at my property I thought it was easy to buy cheap dogfood to keep them all nourished. Following the birth, the mother continues to supply everything the puppies need for growth and development through her milk, and her dietary needs will cover to rise. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions Useful Documents Complaints. Guest author This new food has already gotten his bowels in great working order and his hair is growing back on his back. Its kinda fun esp now were all in quarantine. I’d be careful with the spinach, especially if your dog has any kidney problems. Read more buyer reviews at Chewy.   When I am pressed for time I do buy a non cured rotisserie chicken and strip it and use the drippings to flavor the rice. This is the only thing that hasn’t “bothered” his stomach. I have a 60lb Boxer and a 11lb toy. So this time around I tired something on the same lines but added my personal touch.  I wish you all the best with this recipe, wish I had it when I needed it. Although I haven’t tried this recipe yet, I gave it 4 stars because of the brown rice. I was just looking into buying this pre made and it totaled about 200 bucks per month. Guest post: This Holistic Select formula derives most of its meat protein from fresh salmon, as well as anchovy and sardine meal.  Turkey meat, old fashioned oats, turmeric and veggies. I just made this for my Beagle’s, added walnut squash to the recipe as they love a taste of sweet. The trick is to fill the bowl THEN put the bag in, this way the water stays hotter. Guest blogger As her stomach volume continues to decrease, it is often wise to feed the mother several, smaller meals per day for the last 1-2 weeks of pregnancy (rather than one or two larger meals).  I make very large batches at once so I freeze some of it in glass topperware. I make sure to add up calorie and nourishment values so I’m not skimping. I also add, at each meal, a powdered supplement (1 tsp per dog … according to their weight) that provides vitamins, minerals and probiotics that are normally added to any commercially prepared dog food. Become guest writer It’s the tryptophan that is bad for them. Where is the unsubscribe button?. She hasn’t been eating a lot, so I made this to give it a try. This recipe would be fine to give occasionally but long term it’s lacking in such things as omega 3s, minerals, anti-oxidants, vitamins, calcium, bones, organ meats. Submit blog post Chihuahuas love it! Question, can you substitute the peas for pumpkin? If so, how much?. Some other thoughts… You never force a sick dog to eat. She wasn’t crazy about spinach so I add brussel sprouts.  The egg shell gets ground up super fine so that’s no problem.