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Vet is the King! While most dogs can handle a variety of different treats fed in small doses, some might get an upset stomach if you switch foods too quickly or too often. Before you start making your own homemade dog food, talk to your vet and ask if he or she has any special ingredient suggestions, as some breeds may be more prone to food allergies than others. After getting your vet's approval, switch your dog's food over gradually, slowing mixing in a homemade dish with your regular food over the course of several days.
Sensitive Dogs One very useful tip I just received came from someone who made the Liver Brownies using ground-up leftover jasmine rice instead of cornmeal. For dogs with allergies to corn, this should work wonderfully. Since you can also use your dog's regular canned food in place of the liver in this recipe, this might be the first one to try if your dog is on a special diet. Another recipe that works well for dogs sensitive to wheat and corn products, and the rare ones sensitive to beef, is the one for Pumpkin Dog Cookies.
Raw Meat Dogs I want to note here that you can feed your pet a completely meat free diet. Many vegetarians don't feel right about feeding their dog meat and have successfully switched them to a vegetarian based diet. In this case you will want to make sure that your raw recipes have high quality protein sources in them. Two meals a day with appropriate portions should have your dog looking leaner in a few weeks, and remember most people tend to over feed their pets.
Substitutes for Wheat Flour If your dog is allergic to wheat or has a gluten intolerance, try substituting amaranth flour, rice flour, millet flour, quinoa flour, chick pea flour, almond flour, corn flour/starch/meal, oat flour, tapioca starch/flour, sorghum flour, potato starch/flour, or even instant potatoes. Buckwheat and tapioca are gluten free, but these flours may also contain wheat flour, so check the ingredients before using. Rye, oat and barley flour are not gluten free but can be used for some dogs. Note that Gelatin can be used to hold things together without the use of grains or carbohydrates, and it's good for the joints. Xantham gum, guar gum, pre-gel starch or gelatin can help bind ingredients together when using gluten-free flours.
Salt (Sodium & Chloride) Sodium and chloride are often thought of as a pair. Sodium chloride is basic table salt. Sodium and chloride help maintain the balance between fluids inside and outside individual cells of the body. Sodium aids in the transfer of nutrients to cells and the removal of waste products. Chloride helps maintain the proper acid/alkali balance in the body. Chloride is also necessary for the production of hydrochloric acid (HCl) in the stomach which helps in the digestion of protein. Sodium and chloride are found in almost all foods. In general, the chloride requirement is 1.5 times the sodium requirement. This is because most of the sodium and chloride come from salt, and by weight, salt provides 1.5 times more chloride than sodium. Adult dog foods should contain at least 0.06% sodium and 0.09% chloride (on a dry matter basis). Puppy foods should contain 5 times that much. Kitten and cat foods should contain at least 0.2% sodium and 0.3% chloride (on a dry matter basis). Most pet foods contain levels much higher than these minimum daily requirements.
Note about Garlic A number of the recipes above contain garlic, and many people have seen warnings not to feed garlic to dogs. It is true that large quantities of garlic cause anemia in dogs, but small amounts should not be harmful. Most dogs like the smell of garlic, which makes treats more attractive, and fresh, crushed garlic may even provide some health benefits, but it is fine to leave garlic out of these recipes if you prefer. Onions are more toxic than garlic and should be avoided. Note that cats are more sensitive to the effects of garlic and onions than dogs are.
Note about Raisins Raisins (and grapes) can be dangerous to dogs, resulting in kidney failure. Although a few raisins should not harm your dog, they should not be given regularly or in large amounts. See Grape and Raisin Toxicity in Dogs for more information.
Ice Age Many of the recipes offered for Dog Goodies are frozen treats. In summer, even when the external temperatures are very high, giving too many frozen goodies, especially to our smaller friends, can be very threatening. According to a vet who has worked in veterinary medicine since 1982, there was once a standard Dachshund (about 28 lbs.) that came into the hospital shaking and lethargic. When they investigated, the owner said she'd been feeding him ice cubes because "he loves them." Love them dogs might, but reduce their core temperature they can! Just use lots of good sense and a little caution.
Killing Cookies Dog cookies are fun to make and you can throw in what your dog likes. For instance with my Joshie I found out he was allergic to wheat flour so I just substituted oat bran, rice or some other kind of flour. Or you can simply use half and half of particular flours as I have. I've never had a problem with the recipe doing that. "White flour" is not good for dogs. Some flours or ingredients you have to find in a health food stores like the Carob powder or carob chips. I have always just left the 'dippings' off my cookies. For instance I could never find beet powder for the red coloring. I wouldn't recommend using human food colorings for your dippings or frostings.
Remember we're thinking 'healthy' for our dogs. Although without the dippings the cookies don't look as attractive, but believe me your dog's won't mind a bit. Some of these recipes calls for things like salt. I never put salt into my dogs cookies, I just leave it out. You dog isn't going to miss the taste of salt plus they don't need the extra salt. Some recipes calls for sugar. I personally never put sugar in my cookies I always substituted honey in it's place. Also when a recipe calls for beef or chicken broth I always look for low sodium broths. You can always use yogurt for frosting on a cake instead of cream cheese. Please use your discretion with the ingredients for these recipes, I have varied them with good results. Remember since we're making homemade, we're watching what we put into our dogs stomachs. We want 'healthy but tasty cookies' and we want to make it fun!!
Control The Process Control what goes into the recipe. You can ensure that your pet is getting a nutritious and wholesome snack. You can also tailor your dog treat recipes to your dog's taste preferences as well as cater to any dietary restrictions. Prevent unhealthy additives.
Many brands of commercial dog treats are filled with preservatives, which help to extend their shelf life. In addition, store bought treats are often made from fillers and byproducts as opposed to natural and high quality ingredients. By creating your own treats at home, you will be able to provide your dog with a healthy snack that is not only nutritious but is also free of unhealthy additives. Tasty alternative. Making your own dog treats allows you to provide your pet with a tasty alternative to his usual doggie biscuit. Happy baking!
Remember human - Chocolate is deadly to your dog, especially the baking kind. Never use it for baking these cookies for your dogs. Always use only Carob!
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Your dog is a member of the family and you want him to eat just as well and healthily as you do. Don't make the mistake of assuming you can just feed your dog whatever you're eating, though. Dogs have different nutritional needs than people, so you'll need to understand what makes a balanced diet for your pet. Once you understand that nutritional balance, start making and feeding your dog delicious home-cooked meals.
Difference between the diet of your dog and the wild dogs and wolfs Yes, wolves or wild dogs can survive in the wild without balanced meals. But, their average lifespan is considerably shorter. They also eat very differently than your dog is used to. While you might feed your dog pure protein, dogs in the wild eat organs like kidney, liver, brain, and the contents of the guts. This makes for a more complex nutrition than simply feeding meat (protein) and rice (carbohydrate) from the store. If you feed your dog an unbalanced home prepared diet, it can take years for the problems to appear. This is because it's the micro-nutrition (vitamins and minerals) that are probably lacking, instead of the calories. For example, a dog might do fine for weeks or years, but some time later the dog may get a fractured leg because of long term calcium deficiency in his diet.
Unfortunately, you can't simply look at recipes that look tasty. Since there's no "one size fits all" option for canine nutrition, you'll need to feed a diet that's been designed for your individual dog by a doctor of animal nutrition. For example, a growing puppy needs up to double the calories per pound of body weight of an adult, while a senior dog needs 20% less than an adult. Basic diets, even those designed by veterinarians, often lack nutrition. A study analyzed 200 recipes created by veterinarians. The majority of the recipes were deficient in at least one key area of nutrition.
Prepare dog food correctly Once you've gotten a recipe specific to your dog, correctly process the food to maintain vitamins and minerals. Always be sure to follow the directions exactly. If the recipe states chicken plus the skin, then that's exactly what it means. Do not remove the skin since this could throw out the fat balance. You should also weigh the ingredients out carefully, using a kitchen scale rather than cups, which could vary. To preserve nutrients, don't over boil veggies. Instead, try to steam and serve them partially raw in order to preserve vitamins. Don't improvise or substitute ingredients. These can throw off the nutritional balance.
Calcium Dogs have a very high requirement for calcium and while you could give your dog a bone, there are health risks. Bones can splinter, scratching the lining of the bowels and causing painful inflammation and septicaemia (blood infections). Instead, you can add calcium carbonate, calcium citrate, or eggshell crushed into a fine powder. 1 teaspoon is equal to around 2,200mg of calcium carbonate, and a 33 pound adult dog needs 1 gram a day (half a teaspoon). Bones can also knit together within the gut and cause blockages that need surgical removal. It's also very difficult to know when the dog has gotten enough calcium from the bones he does eat.
Protein Include protein. A 33 pound adult dog needs a minimum of 25 grams of pure protein a day. This can include egg (which has a high amount of the essential amino acids required by dogs), followed by animal protein, such as meat from chicken, lamb, or turkey. High-quality vegetarian sources, like high-protein pulses, seeds, and eggs, can also supplement the diet. Try to make sure that a minimum 10% of your dog's diet is coming from quality protein (meat). Protein is made up of small building blocks called amino acids. There are 10 amino acids which dogs cannot make for themselves and must be supplied in their diet.
Fats Add fats. A 33 pound adult dog (about the size of an average Staffordshire bull terrier) needs at least 14 grams of fat a day. You can make sure your dog is getting fat in his diet by including meat or feeding chicken skin. It's recommended that a minimum 5% of your dog's diet comes from fats (by weight). Fat contains fat-soluble vitamins which are essential for good health. They also play a role in creating new cells proper cell functioning.
Carbohydrates Include carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are where most of your dog's calories should come from. Specifically, half of your dog's diet should come from carbohydrates. An active 30 pound dog needs around 930 calories a day. To make sure he's getting them, include wheat, rice, oats, and barley in his diet. Carbohydrates provide energy (while some is given from protein and fat). They also give fiber for healthy gut function.
Minerals Include minerals. Dogs need calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, selenium, iron and copper to mention but a few. Mineral deficiencies can lead to a variety of problems, including weak bones prone to fracturing, anemia, or poor nerve conduction which can lead to seizures. Different foods contain varying degrees of minerals, especially fresh vegetables which require careful research to make sure your dog's diet is getting enough of each. Try to include the following high-mineral vegetables in your dog's diet: Green leafy vegetables (raw or cooked), such as spinach, kale, spring greens, brussel sprouts, Bok choy, and chard; Butternut squash (cooked); Turnip (cooked); Parsnip (cooked); French beans (cooked); Okra (cooked);
Vitamins Add vitamins. Vitamins are an important part of your dog's diet. A vitamin deficiency can lead to problems like blindness, poor immune systems, skin lesions, and susceptibility to infections. Since vitamins are found in a varying degrees in several foods, offer a variety of vegetables. Green vegetables are generally a good source of vitamins and minerals, but some dogs don't like the taste and tend to leave them. Green vegetables can be served raw, but be aware there's a risk of the dog becoming flatulent. Avoid overcooking vegetables since this will destroy the vitamin content. Vegetables that you wouldn't ordinarily eat raw yourself, like turnip, swede, parsnip, or potato for example, should always be cooked to prevent the risk of bowel obstruction and to make them digestible.
Wondering what to stuff inside of your dog's Kong toy? The following dog recipes make delicious treats, whether you decide to stuff them inside a Kong toy, or just serve them up as special homemade treats for your dog, anytime! You can either make up your own Kong recipes (based on your dog's personal tastes) using a combination of 2 or more pet friendly foods, or you can rely on pre-tested fillings that have worked well for others.
Following are some great Kong recipes that have worked well for other dog owners. That said, use your own judgment in deciding whether or not to fill your dog's Kong toy with human foods.
Smear some peanut butter on a slice of bread. Fold up the bread and cram it into the Kong. Freeze & serve.
Use your finger to coat the inside of the Kong with something sticky (like peanut butter or honey) then toss medium sized dog treats inside - the kind that barely fit inside the hole and are hard to get out.
Try microwaving some peanut butter or cheese first - this makes it runny and easy to pour into the KONG and leaves very little to waste. Then layer with another food item. Then freeze.
The microwaved peanut butter & cheese fills every crack and crevice inside the Kong acting as a glue around the other ingredients making it much more challenging for your dog.
For the simplest Kong treat of all, just smear a little peanut butter or honey around the inside of the Kong. You'd be surprised how long your dog will work at this simple little treat.
Moisten your dog's dry kibble (either with water, or with some much more flavorful low salt broth). Then spoon it into the Kong toy. Freeze & serve.
Cram a small piece of dog biscuit (or a dog liver treat) into the small hole of the Kong. Smear a little honey (or Kong Stuff 'n product) around the inside. Fill it up with dry dog food. Then block the big hole with dog biscuits placed sideways inside. (Make sure they're not impossible for your dog to get out, though.)
More Recipes for Kong Toys CHEESY ELVIS: Combine a ripe banana, 3 spoonfuls of peanut butter, and a slice of cheese. Mix until blended well. Fill the Kong and freeze.
MONSTER MASH: Instant mashed potatoes (without the salt) - or leftover mashed potatoes from dinner, mixed with crushed dog biscuits.
DOGGIE OMLET: Combine a scrambled egg, some beef, yogurt, cheese and mashed potatoes all together
FIBER CRUNCH: Combine bran cereal with some peanut butter.
KONGSICLE JERKY POPS: The equivalent of a popsicle. Seal the small hole of the Kong toy with peanut butter. Fill to the rim with water and a pinch of bouillon (or just use chicken broth instead). Place a stick or two of beef jerky inside. Freeze. (This one gets messy in a hurry, so it's recommended only for outdoor use.)
GOOEY CHEERIOS: Combine cheerios and peanut butter. Freeze.
FRUIT KITTY NOODLES: Mix together some dried fruit, cooked pasta, banana and dry cat food.
BANANA YOGURT: Plain yogurt and mashed bananas. (You can also add a little peanut butter or other fruits.) Then freeze it.
PEANUT BUTTER GLUE: Fill Kong 1/3rd full of dog food. Pour in melted peanut butter (after it has cooled from microwaving). Add more dog food, followed by more melted peanut butter until the Kong toy is full. Freeze until solid.
ROCK-HARD KIBBLE: Combine some of your dog's regular food with cream cheese, which acts as a cement, keeping everything inside.
STICKY BREAD: Smear peanut butter on a piece of bread. Fold it over and stuff inside the Kong. Mix together plain yogurt with some fruits or vegetables (carrots, celery) and pour inside. Freeze. The yogurt sticks to the bread holding everything together.
APPLE PIE: Squeeze a small piece of apple into the tiny hole. Fill the Kong with a small amount of plain yogurt. Add a few slices of mashed banana, more apple, yogurt, banana. End with a slice of banana and chunk of peanut butter on the top.
CRUNCH 'N MUNCH: Combine crumbled rice cakes and dried fruit with some cream cheese and plain croutons.
PUMPKIN PIECES: Combine some plain yogurt, canned pumpkin, and cooked rice in a small baggie. Mix well inside the bag, then snip off a corner of the bag and squeeze it into the Kong toy. Freeze.
KIBBLE-SICLE: Put a glob of peanut butter into the Kong first. Then add some dry dog food. Pour in some chicken broth. Add some more peanut butter, followed by more dry dogfood. End with another glob of peanut butter at the very top. Freeze until solid.
OLD STANDBY: Soak some of your dog's regular food in water (or chicken broth) for a brief time before placing it inside a Kong, then freeze.
MUTT & CHEESE: Melt a cube of Velveeta cheese in the microwave, until it's gooey not runny. Fill the Kong toy with cooked noodles. Pour cheese over noodles.
FROZEN BONZ: Mix up some bananas, unsweetened applesauce, oatmeal, peanut butter, and plain yogurt. Freeze.
CHEEZY DELIGHT: Combine small chunks of cheese (or cheese spread) with some dry dogfood and microwave until the cheese melts. Let it cool completely, then pour into the Kong toy. Freeze thoroughly.
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When I adopted my dog a few years ago, I kept feeding her the same commercial brand of dog food she had eaten at the kennel. A few months after, she started to develop heat rashes and dry skin. In a desperate attempt to get my poor girl to stop scratching, I started reading up on dog food ingredients and learned that most commercial dog food contains meat byproducts, fillers, and general junk I didn't want my dog eating. After that, I switched to organic dog food and treats, but that started to get very expensive. For example, the treats cost about $10 for just a small bag.
To save some money, I started looking into different homemade dog food and treat recipes and found that I could save money by making my dog's meals and snacks. In addition to the cost savings, the food I make for my dog is much healthier than commercial dog food. Most homemade dog treats keep for a week or more, and you can freeze homemade dog food, so you always have some cheap, healthy alternatives on hand for your pup.
Below are my favorite homemade organic dog food and treat recipes that you can try at home.
Homemade dog food is healthier than the mass produced dog food brands, and significantly cheaper than most of the organic dog food brands. Making your own dog food does take a bit of time, but you can make extra and store it in the freezer.
Feeding your dog homemade dog food can reduce the risk of skin allergies, boost their immune system, improve their digestive system, and give them renewed energy.
These treats have a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and meat your dog will love. By purchasing organic ingredients, and sticking to low sugar and low fat options, you can keep your dog healthy as well.
While most dogs can handle a variety of different treats fed in small doses, some might get an upset stomach if you switch foods too quickly or too often. Before you start making your own homemade dog food, talk to your vet and ask if he or she has any special ingredient suggestions, as some breeds may be more prone to food allergies than others. After getting your vet's approval, switch your dog's food over gradually, slowing mixing in a homemade dish with your regular food over the course of several days.
Apples offer vitamin C and dietary fiber, and they are low in sodium and saturated fat. They contain calcium and phosphorus, and they also add to a dog's skin and coat health by adding omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids to his diet.
Pumpkin is full of fiber which is good for both diarrhea and constipation. You can put a spoonful in your dog's food to help with tummy issues or use it to bake homemade dog treats. Here is a list of 25 irresistible pumpkin dog treats recipes for the fall season!
RECIPES by WWW.MONEY CRASHERS.COM: When I adopted my dog a few years ago, I kept feeding her the same commercial brand of dog food she had eaten at the kennel. A few months after, she started to develop heat rashes and dry skin. In a desperate attempt to get my poor girl to stop scratching, I started reading up on dog food ingredients and learned that most commercial dog food contains meat byproducts, fillers, and general junk I didn't want my dog eating. After that, I switched to organic dog food and treats, but that started to get very expensive. For example, the treats cost about $10 for just a small bag. To save some money, I started looking into different homemade dog food and treat recipes and found that I could save money by making my dog's meals and snacks. In addition to the cost savings, the food I make for my dog is much healthier than commercial dog food. Most homemade dog treats keep for a week or more, and you can freeze homemade dog food, so you always have some cheap, healthy alternatives on hand for your pup. Below are my favorite homemade organic dog food and treat recipes that you can try at home.
Organic Treat Recipes These treats have a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and meat your dog will love. By purchasing organic ingredients, and sticking to low-sugar and low-fat options, you can keep your dog healthy as well.
Peanut Butter Cookies Dogs love peanut butter, and these cookies are a great way to sneak some fish oil into your dog's diet. Fish oil improves your dog's coat, making it shiny, soft, and healthier. Look for organic peanut butter at your grocery store. Many commercial brands of peanut butter have unhealthy hydrogenated oils and additives. Better yet, make your own peanut butter using raw peanuts and peanut oil, and processing the mixture in your food processor.
Chicken Jerky I give my pup these chicken jerky treats as an alternative to the store-bought raw hides. The jerky is tough and chewy, so it keeps my dog occupied for a while, and the chicken has a good amount of protein, which is good for a dog's muscle structure.
Frozen Yogurt Pops If your dog loves to chase ice cubes around the kitchen, then he'll love these frozen treats. They're made from human grade ingredients and include fruit juice and carrots, which give your pup an added vitamin boost. Yogurt has calcium and protein, and can help your dog digest food. Note that this recipe calls for non-fat yogurt, which is a much healthier alternative to other types of yogurt, especially if your dog is overweight.
Fruit and Vegetable Strips These strips work as a cheaper alternative to the organic chewy treats sold in pet stores. They also break apart easily, so you can serve smaller pieces as training rewards. Fruits and vegetables are rich in vitamin C, which can help boost your dog's immune system.
RECIPES by WWW.RAW-FOODS DIET-CENTER.COM: Looking for some raw dog food recipes? One of the most precious members of many families is the four legged pooch that licks your face to tell you how much he loves you. If you are considering changing your diet to include more raw foods, then it only makes sense to change the way your dog eats as well. After all you want your best friend's diet to be as healthy as yours so you can enjoy an active lifestyle together. Now let's look at some sample raw dog food recipes, and keep in mind they may vary depending on your dog's size and individual needs.
DOG MEAL RECIPES by WWW.DIYDOG GROOMING.COM: The following free dog food recipes will give your dog a bit of variety from the usual dog roll meat or cans. With so many commercial dog food varieties on the market today it is difficult to know which brand is the best for your dog. One thing to look into is what colours, preservatives and other additives are included. Like in human processed foods a number of chemicals are added which could possibly be detrimental to your dog's health. If you do buy commercially processed dog food and you want quality then look at the ones without colours and additives. The cheaper the product most likely the more chemicals and fillers are in the product. And remember, if you change your dog's diet do it gradually over a period of days. A sudden change of diet can upset their stomach.
RECIPES by WWW.ALLWOMENS TALK.COM: Three months ago, one of our dogs developed some serious digestion issues, and after no answers from the vet, I decided to get rid of their gluten-filled, processed meat-filled dog food and make up some dog friendly recipes to feed them instead. I turned to Rachel Ray, who always has some super healthy homemade dog recipes in her magazine that are inexpensive to make and contain only pure ingredients. After just one week, our dog's issues were completely gone and she seemed so much healthier and happier.
I also like Rachel Ray's brand of dry dog food in stores, if you're wondering what the best store bought options are. If your pet has skin allergens of any kind, digestion issues, or has no energy, then I suggest to eliminate gluten in their diet first to see if that helps. The best way to do that is to start making some of these simple dog friendly recipes. The dry brands of gluten-free, grain-free dog food at the store are so expensive and sometimes, they don't even work as well as real food. Your pup will be so excited when you go to fix their food and you'll be so happy knowing you're taking care of them by preparing something nourishing for them. Many people even notice that their dog's anxiety and nervous energy goes away after eating a whole foods diet. Treat your dog well, they deserve it!
DOG FOOD HOMEMADE RECIPES by WWW.PETANTHO LOGY.COM: Making your dog their own treats isn't too uncommon these days. Homemade pet treats are the perfect alternative to preservative-filled, commercial brands of pet treats sold in supermarkets. Baking your own dog treats enables you to control the ingredients, giving a dog with allergies or weight issues the same indulgences while satisfying their dietary requirements. I have rounded up 20+ of the most popular homemade dog treats recipes I've either created myself or found online for your convenience. I have taken into account recipes that feature gluten-free ingredients as well as those that can be baked in as little as 2 steps. Be sure to check with your vet about which foods are appropriate for you to share with your pet before baking these tasty treats.
Pumpkin Muffin Doggie Treats A vitamin-rich, fiber-rich pumpkin treat recipe, that is both flavorful and healthy.
Sparky's Doggie Treats One reviewers praise of these treats: "Any dog will be sure to love these doggie biscuits. They have just the right amount of peanut butter flavor to please your four-legged friends!"
K-9 Ingredient Meatballs Packed with plenty of nutritious vegetables and protein, these canine-friendly meatballs make a perfect snack.
Diabetic Dog Treats A happy reviewer had this to say: "If you have a diabetic dog like we do, then you know it is hard to find a treat that will do no harm. This is one of those treats. It is easy to fix, and even dogs without diabetes will enjoy them."
Dog Biscuits All all-around great homemade alternative to the classic dog biscuit.
DOG COOKING RECIPES by WWW.THATPUPPY INTHE WINDOWS.COM: As I promised you earlier on, here are some great and easy to prepare dog food recipes. Believe me they are tasty doggy meals/treats, and you can't go wrong with them.
As a clicker trainer , I use a LOT of treats. Below are a number of treat recipes that I have saved, these are not my recipes, but come from a variety of different people who have shared them over the years. There are many recipes for liver treats, plus a number of non-liver treats. Included are some recipes for special dietary needs. I also have some ideas for turning hot dogs into treats, and last but not least are some Kong stuffing ideas. At the bottom are links to other recipe websites. Enjoy!
Note to those outside the US: all temperatures given are Fahrenheit. To convert roughly to Celsius (Centigrade), just divide in half. For example, 350 degrees Fahrenheit would equal 175 degrees Celsius.
Cooking for your dogs is making a comeback. Some owners, scared by the 2007 pet food contamination scandal, trust what they make themselves more than what they find on shelves. Others just like to treat their best furry friend to a homemade goody every now and then.
RECIPES by WWW.THEKITCHN.COM: Everyone loves getting cookies but dogs may be the most appreciative recipients of all! With ingredients like peanut butter, bacon, and carob, these dog biscuit recipes are sure to have tails wagging. And at least some of them are tasty even by human standards!
Cooking for your pet may seem like a fussy endeavor, but if you're worried about the ingredients in commercially prepared foods, it's an option to consider. In general, dog food should comprise 1/3 protein from meat, eggs or dairy products, 2/3 grains and vegetables.
These dog food recipes are original and made by me (Jamie Shanks) and by friend and canine dietician, Bev Cobley. They are among the most popular recipes on the internet and perfect for dog training treats, getting the attention of your dog while out on walks and as a tasty snack for a good dog. They are a much healthier and tastier alternative to the ones you buy in shops, you know exactly what's in them and they have even been featured in the Sun newspaper too. So have a look, see which ones you like and then give them a try...
Cooking the Three Dog Bakery Way Three Dog Bakery has baked tasty treats for pampered pooches around the world. This 60-recipe book focuses on simplicity by using human-quality ingredients usually found in your pantry.
Real Food For Dogs: 50 Vet-Apporved Dog Meal Recipes Lots of people enjoy making or buying treats for their pets, but wouldn't it be wonderful to cook a real meal for your four-legged friend? Quirky yet practical, this adorably illustrated cookbook provides easy-to-make recipes that are nutritionally balanced and veterinarian-approved. It even includes a section on "tandem" recipes, recipes for humans that, with slight modifications, can also be served to pets. A great gift for pet lovers!
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