A beginners guide to home-cooked dog food: where to find complete and balanced dog food recipes, how to use a base mix to cook for your dog, and where to find a board-certified veterinary nutritionist to work with!
If you have a dog on a gently cooked diet like mine, you know that managing travel with fresh food can be a bit complicated - at least at first. But with a bit of planning - I can guarantee that it isn't as overwhelming as you think!
This recipe technically falls under what some would call a species appropriate diet due to it’s restricted carbohydrate composition, and its use of fruits/vegetables, rather than dense carbohydrates for their antioxidant and vitamins/minerals. I think of this recipe a bit differently… Though this recipe is restricted in carbohydrates - it is also high in protein [...]
The age-old recommendation for dogs with tummy upset - chicken and rice. Recommending this combination for dogs with an upset stomach has gone back years - but the sad thing about the combination of chicken breast with white rice, is that though it is highly digestible, it is not balanced. In fact - by itself [...]
When creating a diet for a dog for weight loss additional considerations need to be made BECAUSE the diet will be intended to be given at a reduced amount of calories. What this means is that the diet must be nutrient-dense - providing the dog with all the essential protein, fat, vitamins, and minerals that [...]
This recipe was so much fun to create - so thank you to everyone who voted on Instagram for the ingredients in this recipe! Overall this recipe is very high in protein and fat and low in carbohydrates. The overall distribution of calories in this diet is very similar to the typical raw diet - [...]
I’m sure you have either read or experienced the dreaded veterinary visit when your vet asks you what you feed your dog, and you say “I feed a homemade fresh food diet.” and the veterinary team immediately freezes. All other ideas or conversations stop, and they move to try to convince you that you definitely [...]