Vet Approved Homemade Dog Food – How to Make Homemade Dog Food

 FOR ANOTHER DOG FOOD FEEDING CHART CLICK HERE. (For dogs weighing from 5 lbs. to 150 lbs. dogs, in 5 lbs increments.) 

How to Make Homemade Dog Food

This chart contains feeding amounts for your dog as per his weight starting at 10 pounds, up to 100 pounds, in 10 pound increments. Find your dog’s weight and go from there. After the “recipe section” there is a short article on different proteins, carbs, veggies and fruits you can use. Get you dog used to a variety diet. Add new foods slowly.

Easy, Nutritious and Healthy Homemade dog food recipes are listed below. Each dog food recipe is based on the number of calories needed for that weight. Follow directions carefully.

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10 lb. DOG – Recipe

 

A 10 pound dog needs 340 to 410 calories daily
  • 1 ½ cups cooked chicken
  • 1 ⅓ cups cooked long grain rice
  • ½ cup cooked veggies ( pureed)
  • 2 tsp. canola oil
  • pinch of salt
  • ULTIMATE CANINE HEALTH SUPPLEMENT – appropriate amount

Preparation:

Cook Protein, Carbohydrate and Vegetables.

This recipe is for a 10 lb. dog and makes a 2 day supply of food, @ 2 meals per day.

Larger batches can be prepared ahead of time and refrigerated for up to 3 days or frozen for up to 2 weeks.

Add Ultimate Canine Health Formula” at the time of feeding. (Heating the Supplement will render it ineffective)

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20 lb. DOG – Recipe

 

A 20 pound dog needs 570 to 690 calories daily
  • 2 1/2 cups cooked chicken
  • 2 cups cooked long grain rice
  • 1 1/4 cup cooked veggies ( pureed)
  • 1 ¾ tbsp. canola oil
  • pinch of salt
  • ULTIMATE CANINE HEALTH SUPPLEMENT – appropriate amount

Preparation:

Cook Protein, Carbohydrate and Vegetables.

Divide into 4 equal portions

This recipe is for a 20 lb. dog and makes a 2 day supply of food, @ 2 meals per day.

Larger batches can be prepared ahead of time and refrigerated for up to 3 days or frozen for up to 2 weeks.

Add Ultimate Canine Health Formula at the time of feeding. (Heating the Supplement will render it ineffective)

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30 lb. DOG – Recipe

 

A 30 pound dog needs 780 to 930 calories daily
  • 3 ¼ cups cooked chicken
  • 2 ½ cups cooked long grain rice
  • 1 ⅔ cup cooked veggies ( pureed)
  • 1 ¾ tbsp. canola oil
  • pinch of salt
  • ULTIMATE CANINE HEALTH SUPPLEMENT – appropriate amount

Preparation:

Cook Protein, Carbohydrate and Vegetables.

Divide into 4 equal portions

This recipe is for a 30 lb. dog and makes a 2 day supply of food, @ 2 meals per day.

Larger batches can be prepared ahead of time and refrigerated for up to 3 days or frozen for up to 2 weeks.

Add Ultimate Canine Health Formula at the time of feeding. (Heating the Supplement will render it ineffective)

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40 lb. DOG – Recipe

 

A 40 pound dog needs 970 to 1,160 calories daily
  • 4 cups cooked chicken
  • 3 cups cooked long grain rice
  • 2 ¼ cup cooked veggies ( pureed)
  • 2 tbsp. canola oil
  • Salt – ½ tsp.
  • ULTIMATE CANINE HEALTH SUPPLEMENT – appropriate amount

Preparation:

Cook Protein, Carbohydrate and Vegetables.

Divide into 4 equal portions

This recipe is for a 40 lb. dog and makes a 2 day supply of food, @ 2 meals per day.

Larger batches can be prepared ahead of time and refrigerated for up to 3 days or frozen for up to 2 weeks.

Add Ultimate Canine Health Formula at the time of feeding. (Heating the Supplement will render it ineffective)

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50 lb. DOG – Recipe

 

A 50 pound dog needs 1,140 to 1,370 calories daily
  • 5 cups cooked chicken
  • 3 ¼ cups cooked long grain rice
  • 2 ¾ cup cooked veggies ( pureed)
  • 2 ½ tbsp. canola oil
  • Salt – ½ tsp.
  • ULTIMATE CANINE HEALTH SUPPLEMENT – appropriate amount

Preparation:

Cook Protein, Carbohydrate and Vegetables.

Divide into 4 equal portions

This recipe is for a 50 lb. dog and makes a 2 day supply of food, @ 2 meals per day.

Larger batches can be prepared ahead of time and refrigerated for up to 3 days or frozen for up to 2 weeks.

Add Ultimate Canine Health Formula at the time of feeding. (Heating the Supplement will render it ineffective)

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60 lb. DOG – Recipe

 

A 60 pound dog needs 1,310 to 1,570 calories daily
  • 5 ½cups cooked chicken
  • 4 cups cooked long grain rice
  • 3 ¼ cup cooked veggies ( pureed)
  • 3 tbsp. canola oil
  • Salt – ½ tsp.
  • ULTIMATE CANINE HEALTH SUPPLEMENT – appropriate amount

Preparation:

Cook Protein, Carbohydrate and Vegetables.

Divide into 4 equal portions

This recipe is for a 60 lb. dog and makes a 2 day supply of food, @ 2 meals per day.

Larger batches can be prepared ahead of time and refrigerated for up to 3 days or frozen for up to 2 weeks.

Add Ultimate Canine Health Formula at the time of feeding. (Heating the Supplement will render it ineffective)

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70 lb. DOG – Recipe

 

A 70 pound dog needs 1,470 to 1,750 calories daily
  • 6 ¼ cups cooked chicken
  • 4 ½ cups cooked long grain rice
  • 3 ¾ cup cooked veggies ( pureed)
  • 3 tbsp. canola oil
  • Salt – ¾ tsp.
  • ULTIMATE CANINE HEALTH SUPPLEMENT – appropriate amount

Preparation:

Cook Protein, Carbohydrate and Vegetables.

Divide into 4 equal portions

This recipe is for a 70 lb. dog and makes a 2 day supply of food, @ 2 meals per day.

Larger batches can be prepared ahead of time and refrigerated for up to 3 days or frozen for up to 2 weeks.

Add Ultimate Canine Health Formula at the time of feeding. (Heating the Supplement will render it ineffective)

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80 lb. DOG – Recipe

 

A 80 pound dog needs 1,620 to 1,950 calories daily
  • 7 cups cooked chicken
  • 5 cups cooked long grain rice
  • 4 cup cooked veggies ( pureed)
  • 3 ¼ tbsp. canola oil
  • Salt – ¾ tsp.
  • ULTIMATE CANINE HEALTH SUPPLEMENT – appropriate amount

Preparation:

Cook Protein, Carbohydrate and Vegetables.

Divide into 4 equal portions

This recipe is for a 80 lb. dog and makes a 2 day supply of food, @ 2 meals per day.

Larger batches can be prepared ahead of time and refrigerated for up to 3 days or frozen for up to 2 weeks.

Add Ultimate Canine Health Formula at the time of feeding. (Heating the Supplement will render it ineffective)

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90 lb. DOG – Recipe

 

A 90 pound dog needs 1,780 to 2,130 calories daily
  • 7 ¾ cups cooked chicken
  • 5 ¼ cups cooked long grain rice
  • 4 ¾ cup cooked veggies ( pureed)
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • Salt – ¾ tsp.
  • ULTIMATE CANINE HEALTH SUPPLEMENT – appropriate amount

Preparation:

Cook Protein, Carbohydrate and Vegetables.

Divide into 4 equal portions

This recipe is for a 90 lb. dog and makes a 2 day supply of food, @ 2 meals per day.

Larger batches can be prepared ahead of time and refrigerated for up to 3 days or frozen for up to 2 weeks.

Add Ultimate Canine Health Formula at the time of feeding. (Heating the Supplement will render it ineffective)

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100 lb. DOG – Recipe

 

A 100 pound dog needs 1,920 to 2,300 calories daily
  • 8 ¼ cups cooked chicken
  • 5 ¾ cups cooked long grain rice
  • 5 ¼ cup cooked veggies ( pureed)
  • 3 tbsp. canola oil
  • Salt – 1 tsp.
  • ULTIMATE CANINE HEALTH SUPPLEMENT – appropriate amount

Preparation:

Cook Protein, Carbohydrate and Vegetables.

Divide into 4 equal portions

This recipe is for a 100 lb. dog and makes a 2 day supply of food, @ 2 meals per day.

Larger batches can be prepared ahead of time and refrigerated for up to 3 days or frozen for up to 2 weeks.

Add Ultimate Canine Health Formula at the time of feeding. (Heating the Supplement will render it ineffective)

(Heating the Supplement will render it ineffective)

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 NOTE 

 Don’t just feed chicken, switch it up and use: 
  • Beef, Pork, Lamb, Chicken, Duck, Venison, or any meat that you would eat. (Finely chopped or ground meat)
  • Remove any extra fat drippings after cooking – I usually poach most of the meat
  • Cooked Fish or Eggs (occasionally), are acceptable for a change of pace. Make sure not to feed raw fish.
  • Try Organ meats once in a while, and for a treat sometimes add cottage cheese or yoghurt, which are good protein sources.

Substitute and rotate the long grain rice (Carbohydrate) with any of these: (slightly overcook these for easier digestion.)

  • Unprocessed oatmeal,
  • Brown rice,
  • Bulgur,
  • Millet,
  • Whole wheat couscous,
  • Barley,
  • Pasta
  • Potatoes

*NOTE: If your dog is “gassy” or prone to diarrhea stick with white or brown rice

For the cooked vegetables try any of these, mix and match and you will find your dog’s favourites.

Peas, green beans, carrots, celery, apples, bananas, pears, blueberries etc., can be used.

I make a vegetable/fruit puree (always cook the veggies)

Puree vegetables and fruits together

Use a combination of fresh, frozen or canned veggies and fruits.

An example of a mixture I use is cooked pureed carrots with pureed canned unsweetened pears.

I use more veggies in the puree mix as too much fruit can also cause tummy upsets.

 SALT IS A NECESSITY IN YOUR DOG’S DIET, BUT CAREFUL WITH MEASURING. TOO MUCH IS HARMFUL!
 
 Supplements are ESSENTIAL IN HOMEMADE DOG FOOD. 

Without them your dog will quickly become deficient in calcium and important vitamins and minerals.

Add new flavours and combinations slowly, to ensure your dog can tolerate the new food. Over time you will be able to give your companion a wide variety of tolerated foods.



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He has formulated this all natural dog supplement for the ultimate dog health nutritional care.

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CALCIUM:

  • Essential to maintaining total body health
  • Many home diets low in Calcium
  • Key for normal growth and development
  • Ensures proper functioning of muscles and nerves: helps in keeping the heart beating, blood clotting, regulating blood pressure, metabolizing iron, cell structure, absorbing vitamin B12.

ZINC:

  • Essential for proper growth of skin, hair, and nails
  • Wound healing
  • Promotes healthy immune system

Selenium

  • Important antioxidant that works with Vitamin E
  • Protects cell membranes and helps prevent free radical generation
  • Preserves tissue elasticity
  • Slows down the aging and hardening of tissues due to oxidation
  • Helps in the treatment and prevention of dry, flaky skin

Montmorillonite

  • Healing clay which absorbs toxins in the gastrointestinal tract
  • Assists the gut in eliminating waste
  • Increases the immune response of the intestinal tract

Vitamin E

  • Guard the fat molecules in bloodstream from free-radical damage
  • Potent stimulator of the immune system
  • Protects thymus gland & guards white blood cells from damage
  • Reduce levels of inflammatory prostaglandins
  • Protects red blood cells
  • Helps maintain healthy membrane tissue
  • Retards cellular aging due to oxidation
  • Supplies oxygen to the blood
  • Brings nourishment to cells
  • Strengthens the capillary walls

Vitamin A

  • Supports healthy eyesight
  • Maintains healthy skin and mucous membrane
  • Aids growth and proper digestion
  • Aids production of red and white corpuscles in the blood
  • Important for lactation
  • Supports growth and repair of body tissues
  • Protects the mucous membranes of the mouth, nose, throat and lungs
  • Protects against environmental pollutants
  • Aids in bone and teeth formation

Vitamin C

  • Essential for over-all body health
  • Neutralizes free radicals
  • Helps in the production of collagen for healthy skin
  • Promotes the healing of wounds, scar tissue, fractures
  • Strengthens blood vessels
  • Helps the body utilize iron and folic acid
  • Supports the thymus gland
  • Enhances T-cell production, increasing resistance to viral and bacterial infections, and some allergies

Vitamin D

  • Needed to absorb calcium properly
  • Most dog food that is rich in meat protein is high in phosphorus but low in calcium .

Vitamin K

  • Key in the blood clotting cascade.

B Vitamins

  • Important for nervous system function
  • Many canine diets are low in B vitamins

Vitamin B6

  • Needed for proper energy metabolism and growth
  • Critical in production of fatty acids, prostaglandins, antibodies, digestive enzymes, hormones, and cholesterol

Niacin (niacinimide)

  • Vital nutrient – required by all cells
  • Required for the synthesis of protein, fat, and genetic material
  • Required for proper metabolism and brain function
  • Help endocrine system produce normal hormone levels

JOINT SUPPORT BLEND

  • Glucosamine HC l, Chondroitin Sulfate, MSM (methylsulfonyl methane)
  • Top 3 ingredients in halting arthritis progression
  • Actually increases the amount of cartilage
  • Recent studies have shown it has anti-inflammatory properties – can be beneficial in osteo-arthritic type conditions
  • Glucosamine Hydrochloride is the most bio-effective form
  • Glucosamine, Chondroitin and MSM is the MOST EFFECTIVE combination of supplements for treating arthritis
  • Supportive in arthritis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, disc degeneration, bursitis, ankylosing spondylitis, tendinitis, cartilage / tendons / ligaments repair, skin wound-healing and in reducing inflammatory response

PREBIOTICS AND PROBIOTICS

  • Lactobacillus acidophilus (150 million CFU), Bifidobacterium bifidum (150 million CFU) Fructooligosaccharides
  • Helps to maintain healthy digestive system by maintaining balance between harmful and beneficial bacteria in the gut
  • Probiotics (Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium) reduce risk of diarrhea, shorten duration of acute diarrhea and reduce risk of antibiotic associated intestinal symptoms
  • Lactobacillus has been shown to enhance immune system and prevent risk of allergies
  • Fructooligosaccharides – considered prebiotics: provide the right environment in the intestines to allow growth of healthy bacteria

OMEGA FATTY ACIDS

  • Flaxseed oil: Omega-3 Fatty Acids
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs)
  • EFAs cannot be manufactured from other nutrients – must be obtained from diet
  • Most canine diets are rich in Omega-6 (from animal protein) but low in Omega-3
  • Veterinarians prescribe EFAs for pets with allergic dermatitis, dry skin and dull hair
  • EFAs are necessary for overall health
  • Flaxseed Oil is an excellent source of Omega-3, providing high levels of this Critical EFA
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids are beneficial for:
    Cardiovascular disease (including heartworm and CHF)
  • Cancer
  • Food Allergies
  • Atopic and general dermatitis
  • Kidney disease
  • Arthritis
  • Otitis (ear infections)
  • Diabetes
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Respiratory diseases, including asthma
  • Sinusitis

KEY AMINO ACIDS BLEND

  • 3 amino acids very effective for preventing many diseases and inhibiting viral replication
  • l-lysine: Effective in inhibiting viral diseases.
  • l-methionine:

    Critical component for liver health

  • Anti-oxidant for prevention and treatment of cancer.
  • l-arginine:
  • Key amino acid of connective tissue and enzymes
  • Helpful for many chronic degenerative diseases
  • Helps maintain normal hormone levels

KEY IMMUNE PROTECTIVE BLEND

  • Includes: Bovine Colostrum, Inositol hexaphosphate, Aloe Vera, Maiitake
  • Immune system is KEY for protection from bacteria & viruses
  • Strength of immune system depends on quality food, sleep & exercise, and avoiding environmental toxins and stress
  • Increase in canine cancer alarming
  • Toxins also the blame for increase in skin problems, respiratory disorders and other immune related diseases
  • To detoxify from pollutants the requirements for vitamins, minerals, antioxidants & other nutrients increases
  • Daily nutritional supplementation is best bet for making sure nutritional needs are met & immune health is supported

Bovine Colostrum

  • Powerful, nutrient-rich “mother’s first milk”
  • Over 37 potent immune factors found in Colostrum
  • Helps with:
  • Allergies, asthma
  • Cancer
  • Chronic infections, conjunctivitis
  • Dental problems
  • Most viral infections
  • Immune suppression, skin parasites
  • Respiratory ailments
  • Stomatitis, urogenital problems
  • Inositol
  • Plays an important role maintaining cell membranes
  • Shown effectiveness in helping to prevent cancer
  • Aloe Vera
  • Benefits are huge; shown helpful with common infectious diseases
  • Ingredients are anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-pruritic (anti-itch) and offer some pain relief
  • Increases blood flow to injured areas, stimulating healing and recovery
  • Maiitake Mushroom
  • Key immuno-protective mushroom
  • Cancer-fighting
  • Contains grifolan, an important beta-glucan polysaccharide; grifolan shown to activate macrophages
  • D-fraction (polysaccharide in maitake mushroom) also shown to energize the cellular immune system
  • Evidence confirming maitake’s therapeutic value impressive
  • Laboratory studies have shown that maitake can block growth of cancer tumors and boost the immune function

How to Make Homemade Dog Food – Do’s, Don’ts, Tips and Advice



HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE DOG FOOD – DO’s and DON’Ts

JUMP TO: BASIC RECIPE – How to Make Homemade Dog Food

I am not a pet nutritionist, and am doing this through investigating, educating myself, and reading about the horrible commercial pet food industries disgusting manufacturing for profit mentality.

Always check with your vet or a professional animal nutritonist before starting your pet on a new diet.

NOTE: *TABLE SCRAPS are not nutritious or healthy and are NOT RECOMMENDED.

  1. Check with a professional, such as a pet nutritionist or a veterinarian that specializes in pet nutrition. Or ask your own vet before switching over to a homemade dog food diet.

    This can be done easily by reading books written by animal nutritionists or veterinarians.

    This is where I started getting my homemade dog food recipes .

  2. Slowly wean your dog onto the new food. A sudden switch could cause stomach upset. Let him/her get used to the new food by gradually mixing in the new food while slowly decreasing the old food. Once adjusted to one new foods, try another using this method.

    You will find that your dog will tolerate many different types of foods, just as we do. A variety diet is much more enjoyable than the same bowl of dry kibble every day!

  3. Ensure a well balanced diet by mixing 50% protein, with the balance consisiting of fruit and vegetables and carbohydrates, in their daily diet. Following this basic formula will ensure a well balanced, healthy nutritious diet.

    (RELATED LINK : How Much to Feed – CHART # 1 &/or How Much to Feed – CHART # 2)

  4. I always cook the meat before serving, and let it cool off to room temperature. I found that feeding my dogs their food hot or too warm seemed to cause them stomach upset. (Lady always vomits if it is too warm – yuck)

  5. Raw Meat can be used instead of cooked if that is your preference.

  6. Organ meat (liver, kidneys etc.) and occasionally adding eggs are very good for your pet, and as we all know variety in our diets is always nice.

  7. Feed your pet the daily amount as recommended by your vet, according to the animal’s size, or you can use this dog food feeding chart, that gives you the proper weight to food amounts. I separate their daily requirement into two portions – morning and evening.

  8. Rotate for variety. I buy the meat every week that is “last day” sale. At my meat market this is the meat that is still for sale for human consumption, but has to be sold by today. My butcher sells this at 50% off the sticker price. I then bring it home and use it the same day, or freeze it and make the freshly cooked meals in batches later.

  9. This is actually cheaper than the inexpensive dog food that I used to buy. I had a week’s worth of fast fry steaks for my two 80 pound Labrador retrievers that cost under $20.00. Just look for and stock up on sales. I made a big batches of meat, rice and veggie stew for them and freeze it in individual portions. Simple as when we grab for a frozen dinner on those nights when we’re too tired to cook, but nutritious, healthy and homemade.

  10. Use unprocessed oatmeal, brown rice, bulgur, millet, whole wheat couscous, quinoa, barley, pasta or potatoes as the starch requirement. I slightly overcook this ingredient, as raw grains are not properly digested by dogs.

  11. Use fresh or frozen fruit and veggies and cook until tender. Make a puree after cooking any combination of veggies and fruits that your dog likes. Don’t add extra salt when cooking veggies. Use more veggies to fruits (3/4 to 1/4) Start with basics such as carrots/green beans and apples. Get creative by trying new tastes and flavours as your dog will tolerate, such as: tomatoes, peas, corn, blueberries, bananas, peaches etc.

  12. All recipes can be converted into a healthy homemade organic meal, simply by replacing the ingredients with organic ingredients.

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DO NOT USE GRAPES AS A FRUIT PORTION AS THEY ARE TOXIC TO DOGS.

(This recipe makes 4 portions for a 20 pound dog @ 2 servings daily)

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Precook rice, meat and make a veggie/fruit mix ahead of time

Use any lean meat such as chicken, turkey, venison, lamb, beef. Remove fat.

Use brown or white rice (or substitute cooked macaroni potatoes)

For the fruit/veggie puree I usually stick with the favourite of carrots and apples.

I mix 3/4 vegetables to 1/4 fruit. Cook fruit, cool and puree in food processor.

Mix meat, veggie/fruit puree, starch and salt together, drizzle with oil and serve.

Separate into 4 equal servings and feed 2 servings per day. (This equals 2 days worth of food.)

Make bigger batches when you have the time and freeze in portions for easy meal time.



HOMEMADE RAW RECIPES – How To, Tips and Benefits



Learn How to Make HOMEMADE Raw Dog Food.

This is the perfect choice for your dog’s health and nutrition.

Did you Know our companion dogs are meant to eat a mainly carnivorous diet, which they won’t get with most commercial food?

Here is a list of scientific and fact based articles to read :

 Homemade Raw Dog Food Recipes
Raw dog food can cause worries such as how often to feed, how much to feed, cost, time and the issue of contamination.

Raw dog food recipe books have all the answers necessary to start you dog on the road to the healthiest diet you can give him.

HOMEMADE Raw Dog Food will give you more time with your pet, as they will have a longer, healthier life.

TIPS AND BENEFITS OF RAW DOG FOOD:

  • You use only fresh food. (Not by products, chemicals, fillers, and unnecessary coloring and preservatives.)
  • You can control the quality of food used. (I use the same organic meat, and/or game meat that I use for my family)
  • You can serve a completely organic raw food diet if that is your preference.
  • A huge reduction in food allergies in dogs.
  • A varied, interesting and delicious array of food can be fed. (NOT DRY AS DUST, SAME OLD KIBBLE, DAY AFTER DAY FOR LIFE)
  • A reduction in the “common” diseases that are prevalent today. (Allergies, Cancer, Stomach problems such as gas and diarrhea,)

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Buying raw food for dogs can be a challenge, and here are a few considerations to keep in mind.

  • Buy food that is fresh and safe to eat.
  • Buy human grade food, fit for human consumption. (If you won’t eat it, then your dog shouldn’t either)
  • Buy Organic. Fruits and Veggies will be free of pesticides and chemicals. Meat will be free from growth hormones and antibiotics. Meats with growth stimulants are not a good raw food for dogs. These stimulants can give your dog health problems or create unnatural growth in your dog.
  • Consider how much storage you have, the shelf life of the products you buy and if you have enough storage for bulk buying. I have a special freezer for our game meat my husband brings home, and our beef and chicken from the organic farm that I can keep frozen for all of us (My hubbie, myself and the dogs), for up to 6 months.
  • If you get a good bulk amount of fresh veggies and fruit, you can pre make batches of frozen portions for your raw dog food meals, ready to thaw. I puree these first, but you can certainly freeze everything fresh, then thaw and prepare it as you need it.
  • When feeding puppies, keep in mind that they will need a higher percentage of protein in their diet compared to fully grown dogs because they’re at a critical growth stage. Puppies will eat about four times a day in their first three months. Afterwards you can switch to fewer feedings.
  • Older or fully grown dogs will eat less often than puppies, but if they are very active, they will need more feedings or a higher percentage of protein as well. It is important to keep details like these in mind when buying raw food for dogs so that you know how much of each kind of food to buy.


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Homemade Pet Food Recipes from Dr. Jones, DVM

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FROM VETERINARIAN DR. ANDREW JONES – How to Make Homemade Dog Food

HOMEMADE PET FOOD RECIPES as RECOMMENDED BY DR. JONES

DOGS

This will feed a healthy 30lb dog for 1 day.

  • Beef or Chicken (Cooked) 1/3 lb
  • Cooked rice or macaroni 2 cups
  • Mixed vegetables up to 1 cup (it can be pureed)
  • **Flaxseed Oil 1 tablespoon
  • **Calcium 400mg (i.e. Tums, which is calcium carbonate)
  • **Potassium chloride (used in the Supplement, or use salt if mixing your own supplement) 1/4 teaspoon
  • **Vitamin/Mineral supplement (see note on supplements below)
  • **Lactobacillus 1 probiotic capsule
  • **OR REPLACE ALL THE STARRED ITEMS WITH THE ULTIMATE CANINE SUPPLEMENT

Mix all ingredients so they are well blended together. This will make just over 2 cups of food, enough for 1 day. Feed 1 cup in the morning and 1 cup in the evening.

Making Pet Food At Home as recommended by Dr. Andrew Jones, D.M.V.

CATS

This will feed a healthy 10 lb cat for 1-2 days.

Feed an adult cat as much as she will eat in 20-30 minutes. Refrigerate leftovers promptly. Feed adult cats twice a day. Recipe provides approximately 3 servings.

  • Protein must be cooked: 1/2 lb boneless chicken breast or thigh (minced) or 6 oz. ground turkey, or minced turkey (dark meat), or 1/2 lb. lean beef (minced) or 1/2 lb of fish
  • If using canned fish with bones, decrease calcium to
    1/4 regular amount)
  • Puréed vegetables – 1/2 tablespoon (some cats prefer vegetable baby food)
  • **Flaxseed oil 2 teaspoons
  • **Calcium 300mg (i.e. Tums, which is calcium carbonate –
  • **Potassium chloride 1/4 teaspoon
  • **Vitamin/Mineral supplement 1 cat-size dose of multiple vitamin-mineral
    supplement (human quality) or cat vitamin
  • **Lactobacillus 1/4 of capsule
  • **Taurine 80 mg (about 1/4 one 250 mg taurine capsule or
    tablet, powdered – not needed if using cat vitamin)
  • **OR REPLACE ALL STARRED INGREDIENTS ABOVE WITH THE ULTIMATE CAT SUPPLEMENT

Cook in a stew pot or crock pot. Then place feeding portions in freezer bags or containers and freeze. Defrost portion in refrigerator overnight.

You can pre-make large batches, freeze it, and then add vitamin/mineral supplements at the time of feeding.

 Note on supplements 
Lola gets her monthly supply of Dr. Jones' Canine Supplement.

If you are using human supplements, keep in mind that the average human supplement is designed for a 150-pound adult. A cat should get about 1/6 to 1/10 of a human supplement. A dog dosage can be calculated from the weight of the dog compared to 150 pounds. Do not overdose! Some vitamins and many minerals are toxic at high doses.

The vitamin-mineral supplement should be a good quality, human-type supplement, at the very least. Some of the cheaper human supplements, particularly those with a heavy coating, are not well digested by people and will not be by animals.

Bone meal must be an edible, human grade. Do not use bone meal intended for gardening or plants.

Replace potassium chloride with regular table salt. (DO NOT EXCEED DOSAGE GIVEN)

You can easily replace all of the supplements with **Dr. Jone’s Natural Ultimate Canine Supplement, or his **Ultimate Cat Supplement, made specifically for dogs and cats with appropriate dosages according to weigh. Alternately find a good pet supplement of your own liking at any specialty pet store or online.

I use the Canine Supplement exclusively in my homemade dog food diet, which replaces all the starred items in the recipe.

Make Homemade Dog Food | Help Prevent Canine Cancer

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Why and How To Make Homemade Dog Food if Your Dog has Cancer

This is a purification diet, to help boost your dog’s immune system.

Use certified organic dog food ingredients when preparing this meal.

HOMEMADE RECIPE FROM DR. JONES. Homemade Cancer Diet for Dogs (and Cats)

  • Lean ground beef, fat drained 454 grams (1 pound) – use hormone free and anitbiotic free and growth hormone free meat.
  • Rice, cooked 227 grams (1 1/3 cups)
  • Liver, beef 138 grams (1/3 pound)
  • **Vegetable oil 63 grams (4 1/2 tbsp)
  • **Fish oil 9 grams (9 1000 mg fish oil caps)
  • **Calcium carbonate 3.3 grams (5 Tums with calcium)
  • **Salt substitute (potassium chloride) 1.9 grams (1/3 tsp)
  • **Adult multivitamin 1 tablet

**OR SIMPLY REPLACE WITH DR. JONES’ CANINE SUPPLEMENT.

Cook the rice with salt substitute added to the water.

Cook the ground beef and drain the fat.

Cook the liver and dice or finely chop into small pieces.

Pulverize the calcium carbonate and vitamin/mineral tablets.

Mix the vegetable oil, fish oil (break open capsules) and supplements with the rice and then add the cooked ground beef and liver.

Mix well, cover and refrigerate.

Feed approximately one-quarter of this mixture each day to a 10 pound dog or cat.

Palatability will be increased if the daily portion is heated to approximately body temperature (Caution: when using microwave, avoid “hot spots,” which can burn the mouth).

For cats the same recipe can be used but add *Taurine, a supplement available at health food stores. The Dose is 500mg per day.



Help prevent canine cancer by eliminating chemicals and over processed food and make the best organic dog food. DOG Cancer has become epidemic and there are many ways to reduce your dog’s chances of developing this disease. Feeding a fresh, homemade dog food diet is the first step in prevention.

SUSIE’S STORY

This is my sweet, sweet little beagle girl, Sue. She was 10 years old when she died, and had multiple diseases.
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CANCER is what ultimately killed her, but she also had a thyroid that didn’t work, and was on thyroid pills her whole life. She also had mild epilepsy and seizures. She had so many different major medical problems throughout her life, and I tried many expensive vet approved remedies.

Having access or first hand knowledge of vet care at home would have saved me a lot of money, but the more important thing is I am 100% convinced that I could have given Susie a longer and healthier life.

I saved her from a horrible puppy mill, at the age of six months, and she was the most heartbreaking picture of neglect I have to this day ever seen.

She had a good life with me here, and was treated like a little princess.

Because of Susie’s multiple diseases and illnesses and her untimely death, and the pet food contamination and recall all happening within the same year, I began reading and ultimately advocating feeding healthy natural homemade or organic dog food.

I truly believe Susie would have lived to her full potential of an additional 5 to 8 years if I hadn’t fed her the crappy, low grade commercial dog food that I thought was good for her.

I didn’t have the knowledge yet of what I was really serving to Susie, and as with most others believed that I was making the best choice available.

SO NOW I MOVE FORWARD AND TRY AND SPREAD THE WORD ABOUT HEALTHY NATURAL HOMEMADE OR ORGANIC DOG FOOD. I ABSOLUTELY BELIEVE THIS WILL INCREASE THE LIFESPAN AND HEALTH OF MY ANIMALS, ALONG WITH ALL OF YOU WHO SWITCH OVER TO A PROPER NUTRITIOUS CANINE DIET FOR YOUR COMPANION.

R.I.P MY SWEET SWEET SUE. :-(

MORE SUSIE HERE.

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Did you know that CANCER is the number one non accidental killer of our beloved companions.

Our dogs, and other pets with cancer are dying needlessly, when there are some simple tips to follow to help avoid getting this horrible killer disease in the first place.

By eliminating chemicals from our homes and gardens you can reduce the chance of your dog getting cancer. This alone seems to me to be such a simple tip, but I really didn’t think much about fertilizing my lawn every year.

Absorption through the pads of your dogs feet over years of walking on regularly fertilized grass will increase their chance of getting canine cancer immensely.

Just by eliminating using fertilizers and toxic chemicals and switching to a more natural organic way of gardening will give you and your dog a better chance of living a longer healthier life.

Also inside chemicals being eliminated (such a the many toxic cleaning products) and using a more natural approach will also improve you and your pet’s chance for longevity.

The most surprising fact about the causes of canine cancer that I have been reading and learning about is that commercial dog food is the number one cause.

It is only common sense I guess when all the facts are put together and you find out about the horrible practices of the commercial dog food companies and what they really put into their products. Although these practices have recently come to the attention of all of us through news after the dog food industries tainted dog food recall, we must realize that things have not really changed.

If you are serious about eliminating the chance of your pet getting dog cancer, then not only eliminating chemicals and poorly made commercial dog food is the answer.

I bought this e-book years ago, when it first came out, and have kept myself updated.

Just as with us, with the startling facts that our over processed and chemical filled diets are making us sick and killing us younger, so is your pet’s food causing all the same problems for them.

Just by simple education and changing diets by choosing a more organic, natural and healthy diet, we can increase both our lives, and our dog’s lives dramatically.

Reducing or even preventing cancer is truly possible by choosing the proper diet, exercise and lifestyle for both us and our precious companions.

Always remember we speak for our trusting and loving pets, and do the best you are able to do to give them a healthy happy life.