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“Ever consider what dogs must think of us? I mean, here we come back from a grocery store with the most amazing haul – chicken, pork, half a cow. They must think we’re the greatest hunters on earth!” – Anne Tyler
Your dog will love this meal. It’s one of our friends dog, Zoey’s favorites! You can feed these recipes-raw or cook the entire meal.
Raw meats include beef, fish, poultry, venison, lamb, rabbit, hamburger, chicken or turkey. Choose meat with a little fat.
Try experimenting with vegetables.
Try grated zucchini, yellow squash, carrots, chopped alfalfa sprouts, asparagus, green beans, turnips, parsnips, or peas.
My dogs love raw carrots. They put them between their paws and will spend a good half hour just chewing on a raw carrot.
For mealtime, I find my dogs digest cooked vegetables better than raw vegetables. Raw broccoli can cause gas.
These are a good basic diet for adult dogs. If your puppy is overweight, has allergies or needs a high protein diet you’ll want to make the necessary adjustments.
If you’re cooking the meat instead of leaving it raw I recommend cooking it a couple of different ways.
The first is to simmer it in water in a pot on the stove. Then mix the cooking water with the food and you’ll end up with a stew-like bowl for your puppy.
Youll always want to overcook the grains you choose so that it is easily digestible. Some veterinarians now feel grains should be limited, so check with your pet on his particular nutritional needs.
These meals for dogs are quick and easy to make.
- Most of these recipes make enough for two meals for a 50-lb dog.
- For a 25-lb dog, these would make 4 meals.
- For a hundred pound dog, double the recipes.
Vitamin, Mineral and Nutritional Blends I use for my Dogs
- I use this vitamin and mineral blend for my dogs.
- Nutritional vitamins for my dog’s food.
- Omega 3 Fish Oil and Omega Supplements.
- Probiotic Nutritional Blend
Homemade Dog Food Recipe # 1 – Vet Approved
Toby's Favorite Gourmet Dog Food Recipe
- 1 1/2 Cups Beef
- 1/2 Cup Plain Yogurt
- 1/4 Cup Liver
- 3/4 Cup Pureed Sweet Potato
- 1350 Milligram Calcium Capsules
- 2 Milligrams 1000 Fish Oil Capsules
- 1 1/2 TSP Immune Blend ** See Below**
- Mix all ingredients to serve it raw. Saute beef and liver, cut into cubes if you'd prefer it cooked.
- Mix with yogurt and any juice from the pan.
- Add Calcium, Fish Oil Capsules and Immune Blend
Homemade Dog Food Recipe # 2 – Vet Approved
Zoey's Favorite Fully Balanced Gourmet Dinner
- 3/4 Cup Brown Rice in 2 Cups of Water
- 1 1/4 Cup Chopped Raw Chicken
- 1/4 Cup Chopped Small Zucchini
- 1/4 Cup Broccoli, steamed and cut into small pieces
- 1/4 Cup Sweet Potoatos - steamed and mashed.
- 1 1/2 TSP Virgin Olive Oil
- Vitamin and Mineral Supplements
- Enzyme Supplements
- Cook the rice in 2 cups of water. You'll want this too well cooked.
- Mix all the ingredients together. Follow the manufacturer's directions on the Vitamin, Mineral and Enzyme supplements.
- Mix it all together and serve to your dog.
- *** You can toss the chicken and vegetables with the olive oil to cook if you prefer not to serve it raw. Include the Vitamin, Mineral and Enzyme supplements after it's cooked. ***
Homemade Dog Food Recipe # 3 – Vet Approved
Homemade Dog Meat and Vegetable Vet Approved Dinner
- 3/4 Cup Brown rice
- 2 Cups Water
- 1 1/4 Cups Cubed organic free-range chicken or turkey
- 1/4 Cup Raw grated zucchini
- 1/4 Cup Broccoli
- 1/4 Cup Sweet Potatoes
- 1 1/2 Tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Vitamin and Mineral supplement
- Enzyme Supplement
- Cook brown rice in 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to simmer. ** Over cook the rice for better digestion.
- Leave the chicken raw or boil the chicken in water - add both chicken and water to the remaining ingredients.
- Cook Vegetables to soften.
- Mix all ingredients together.
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