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Homemade Dog Food: advise, recipes and much more

homemade dog food recipes vet approved

The quality homemade dog food is like the fuel what all our pets need in everyday life. We also love to eat homemade food as that gives us so many health benefits. Most people strive towards well-being and comfortable lifestyle.

These days the market offers pet lovers a variety of freshly made and pre-portioned food for their pets. As they all want to feed their dogs and cats healthy and happy. We occasionally would like to make our furry friends happy as they produce so many positive emotional changes in our life. And here comes the question, can you cook yummy and healthy pet food at home?

Well, this review will give you some tips for preparing homemade meals for dogs. Besides that, we include the components for a balanced diet and the most favorite recipes for all kinds of dog breeds.

homemade meals for dogs


Balanced Homemade Dog Food

balanced dog food dietMaking a healthy homemade dog food-diet for your pet-friend can be tough, but it’s important. It isn’t something you should take lightly. At all times you do not offer the pet the same food you use, because the meals you enjoy having might not be so healthy for your pet-companion. So, when preparing the meals for the furry friend never forget to include the following ingredients:

  • High quality proteins such as beef, poultry and fish
  • Fats use in small amounts
  • Veggies and additions like iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, and folic acid

Furthermore, when including these elements into the animal diet it is important to have in mind following aspects such as dog’s age, breed, weight, and genetics. Additionally, puppies and adult dogs get various nutritional needs, so the balanced food should be formulated for their life stage. For example, milk is good for puppies up to 4 months of age, but it is not good for adult dogs as milk affects their digestive system. But, in any case the vets would always help to make the perfect and healthy diet for your dog.

Vet Approved Homemade Recipes For Pets

your pet dishes that is vet approvedSo, keeping the food requirements of pets in mind we give you a formula that is the vet approved.

Use the basic ingredients:

  • Real beef, chicken, turkey, and veal) – 450g
  • Potatoes (medium) – 1 pc
  • Oatmeal – ½ cup
  • Fine-ground barley – ½ cup
  • Carrots (medium) – 1 pc
  • Chopped green vegetables (broccoli, spinach and green beans) – ½ cup
  • Olive oil – 2 tablespoons
  • Garlic – 5 cloves

Cooking method:

  1. Make the meat cuts and fry them melting down the fat
  2. Cut the potatoes into small pieces and shred the carrots using a grater
  3. Cut the green veggies into small pieces
  4. Cook the barley and the oatmeal
  5. Mix together all the components

The dog food can be stored in the fridge in portions and thaw out as needed.

Homemade Grain Free Dog Food Recipes

grain free dishes for your pet companionIf you think your dog may be overweight or a vet recommended a grain free diet for your pet companion, you can use this recipe.

Take the following components to cook the homemade meals for a medium size dog up to 6kg:

  • Beef (or poultry) – 400g
  • Potatoes (big) – 1 pc
  • Carrots (medium) – 1 pc
  • Green peas (frozen, fresh or canned) – 80g

Cooking method:

    1. Make the meat cuts or grind that
    2. Chop the carrots and the potatoes into small cubes
    3. Cook over the meat in a pan adding the water until that changes the color
    4. Place the potatoes, the carrots and pour water if the pan dries out, so that covers all the components
    5. Cook over low heat about 25 min
    6. Place green peas
    7. Cook over for a couple of minutes
    8. Let sit until the meal reaches room temperature and give that to your pet

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