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PET FOOD RECIPES

Home Made Diet for Adult Dogs

Ingredients

  • 1/3 lb (raw weight) chicken (no skin), or very lean beef, cooked well
  • 2 cups cooked white rice white
  • 1 Tablespoon Canola Oil
  • ¼ tsp salt substitute (Nu Salt)
  • 5 Bone meal Tablets OR 1¼ tsp Bone meal Powder

This is enough food for one 30lb dog for 1 day. Increase or decrease the amount according to your dog's weight. You can freeze in meal sized portions in freezer bags to keep fresh.

If feeding homemade food please supplement with a pet multivitamin daily. We have flavored ones available.

Nu Salt substitute is available at grocery stores, in the salt aisle. It is a source of potassium. Do NOT use regular salt instead.

Bone meal is available at health food stores, it is needed for the trace minerals it supplies, as well as calcium. Please do not use another type of calcium


Homemade Diet for Puppies

Ingredients

  • ½ lb (raw weight) skinless boneless chicken, or very lean beef, cooked well
  • 1½ cups cooked white rice
  • 1 teaspoon salt substitute (Nu Salt)
  • 1/10 teaspoon salt
  • 5 Bone meal tablets OR 1¼ teaspoon Bone meal powder
This is enough food for about a 30lb puppy for one day, depending on age and activity level. Increase or decrease the amount according to your dog's weight. You can freeze in meal sized portions in freezer bags to keep fresh.

If feeding homemade food please supplement with a pet multivitamin daily. We have flavored ones available.

Nu Salt substitute is available at grocery stores, in the salt aisle. It is a source of potassium. Do not use regular salt instead.

Bone meal is available at health food stores. It is needed for the trace minerals it supplies, as well as calcium. Please do not use another type of calcium.



Homemade Diet for Growing and Adult Cats

Ingredients

  • ½ lb (raw weight) skinless boneless chicken
  • ½ egg, hard boiled and chopped
  • 4 teaspoons Canola oil
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt substitute (Nu Salt)
  • 3 Bone meal tablets or ¾ teaspoon Bone meal powder
This is enough food for an active 12 lb cat for one day. Smaller and less active cats will need less. You can freeze in meal sized portions in freezer bags to keep fresh.

If feeding homemade food please supplement with a multivitamin made for cats on a daily basis. We have flavored ones available.

Nu Salt substitute is available at grocery stores, in the salt aisle. It is a source of potassium. Do not use regular salt instead.

Bone meal is available at health food stores. It is needed for the trace minerals it supplies, as well as calcium. Please do not use another type of calcium.



Dog Biscuits

Ingredients

  • 2 cups wheat flour
  • ½ cup wheat germ
  • ½ cup brewers yeast
  • 3 tablespoons Canola oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/6 tsp salt
  • Garlic powder for flavor 

Directions

Mix flour, wheat germ, yeast, and salt.  Mix in oil and chicken broth, and flavorings.  Work dough into a ½ inch slab, and cut out shapes.  Bake at 400 degrees for 20-25 minutes.  Turn heat off and allow to dry for 2 hours.  Store in refrigerator.

Recipe from Home Prepared Dog & Cat Diets-The Healthful Alternative,by Donald R. Strombeck, DVM, PhD.

 

Peanut Butter Dog Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups water
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 medium eggs
  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla
  • 2½ cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup unbleached flour
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup rolled oats

Directions 

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Mix wet ingredients together in large bowel.  Mix flour, cornmeal, and oats in separate bowl.  Add dry ingredients to wet, and mix until blended and dough forms a ball.  If dough is too sticky you can refrigerate for a few minutes.  Roll dough on a floured surface to ¼ - ½ inch thick.  Cut with cookie cutters, and place on ungreased cookie sheets.  Bake for 20 minutes, turn oven off and leave in oven for 1 hour. 

 

 

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