18 Easy and Wholesome Homemade Dog Food Recipes
When it comes to eating healthy, there are a lot of choices for the two-legged people in your family. However, if you are making the effort to eat healthier, don’t forget about the four-legged family members as well. In this collection of recipes, you will discover how easy and economical it is to make healthy homemade dog food.
Half Raw-Half Cooked Homemade Dog Food Pucks
A lot of pet stores offer frozen dog food pucks, but they are rarely budget friendly since they tend to be priced between $5 to $10 dollars per serving. In this tutorial though, you are shown how to make nutritionally balanced pucks for your pup at only a fraction of the price per serving.
Pancake brunches are a popular family tradition for many people. With this recipe, even the pups in your home can get in on the fun. Using healthy and safe to eat ingredients, these pancakes are not only tasty to your dog, they are a nutritional breakfast.
It is not secret that canines love meat, but what you may not know is that they need a healthy blend of vegetables as well. In this mouthwatering recipe, you are shown how to make doggie friendly meatloaf that is backed with a good blend of both.
Homemade Dog Food Recipe and Guide
Not only does this article give you a recipe for making your own homemade dog food, it gives you a little guide on how to create a balanced blend, as well as provides a link to a free tool to help you make up your own recipes.
The recipe featured here is not just a generally well balanced blend, it is a fairly cost effective one as well. Depending on your preference in types of protein, the dog owner behind this guide estimates that it is about the same, or just a little more, to feed them a healthy home blend compared to low end dry food pricing.
3 Plant Based Homemade Dog Foods
For those who want everyone in the home on a Vegan, or vegetarian diet, this small collection of three recipes means you can also include your canines. Using simple ingredients, not only are these recipes rather healthy, they are very cost effective as well.
Chicken and Spinach Homemade Dog Food
Some pups have a rather refined sense of taste, which can mean it is not always easy to find something they will enjoy. The owner of a rather selective pup came up with this tasty meal that is as fancy and nutritious as anything you might eat yourself.
While not quite as thrifty as some homemade dog foods, this recipe calls for organic ingredients, which are usually a bit more. However, the trade off in pricing is often much better, as it is a balanced and healthier alternative to dry dog foods and typical commercial blends.
Homemade Dog Food For Big Dogs
The recipes featured in this guide are proportioned for a larger breed of dog, but it could easily be halved for smaller pups. As a family that raises and butchers their own meat, the first raw recipe is one that may not be viable for everyone. However, the second, cooked recipe, is designed for year round use.
Chicken Doggie Food From The Crock Pot
For dog owners who also have a crock pot, this recipe is perfect. Not only is chicken a fairly inexpensive meat, it is a great treat for your canines. Mixing in healthy veggies, this recipe can be a healthy way to treat your pups from time to time.
Chicken and Turkey Homemade Dog Food
While not a complete meal unto itself, if you like to mix moist food into a balanced dry blend, this is a great starter recipe. The proportions can be adjusted, or frozen until needed, and there are comments about how you can also change the protein base to suit your pup’s preferences.
3 Recipes For Dog Food For Pups With Stomach Issues
Having a dog with an upset stomach can be a miserable experience for both them and the rest of the family. Rancid flatulence, vomiting and diarrhea can all be signs of an unhappy stomach. With humans, when these issues are present, a B.L.A.N.D. diet is recommended. While pups don’t do B.L.A.N.D. well, they can try these tummy soothing blends.
Bone Broth For Elder/Sick Dogs
When your canine ages, they can have a lot joint and digestive issues. This simple and nutrient dense broth can be a great way to help them. It is also a good supplement for younger and healthy dogs as a way of supporting their joints and general well being.
There has been a lot of talk about the B.A.R.F. (Biologically Appropriate Raw Food or Bones and Raw Food) Diet for dogs in the past few years. While the acronym is rather unappealing, the concepts are very sound. The dog owner behind this collection not only gives good example recipes, they also explain why the diet works and how to get the most from feeding your dog homemade meals.
Basic Raw Dog Food With Supplements
If you want a very streamlined and economical meal plan for your pup, this recipe used just a few basic ingredients and natural supplements to create a fully balanced diet. You can easily follow the recommendations, or find a brand of supplements you prefer, but just be sure to include them.
Healthy and Hearty Homemade Dog Food
Sometimes dogs can have a serious dietary need for better quality food. Many store bought brands used unhealthy grains and fillers than can diminish the health of your dog. For one owner of a pup with specific dietary needs, this recipe helps them reduce the monthly costs of expensive food by being able to supplement a couple meals a day with it.
Homemade Dog Food For Senior Dogs
Senior dogs and puppies have vastly different dietary needs. In this simple recipe, one dog owner shares a recipe based on the one given to them by a veterinarian for an elderly dog with kidney problems. While it is always best to consult your vet, this can still be a helpful recipe for older dogs.
For one dog owner with a picky pooch, the idea of spending $50 a month on food her pup didn’t like to eat was a bit ridiculous. Thanks to this recipe though, she can use it along with supplements to give her dog a fully balanced diet at a fraction of the cost.
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