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 [...]
Flatulence, Passing Wind, Excessive Gas, Stinky farts - call them what you will but when your dog is able to clear a room with a small “toot” - its not exactly anyone’s favorite situation. So what causes extreme flatulence in dogs? It’s actually pretty hard to point to one cause of our dog’s passing gas [...]
A recent press release by The Guardian has been making headlines all over the world after a research study was published looking at antibiotic-resistant bacteria within dog foods in Portugal. “Researchers warned of “an international public health risk” after finding antibiotic-resistant bacteria in a range of different types of raw dog food.“The trend for feeding [...]
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 [...]
This list was updated June 9th 2021 Offering your dog freshly cooked dog food offers many different benefits - from better digestibility to more diversity of the microbiome, to even a potential reduction in cancer rates. As more research is done, the science behind choosing a fresh food diet for your dog seems to be [...]
Founded in 2018 Spot & Tango is relatively new to the fresh dog food space, however they have carved out a niche in the fact that they have both a dry "unkibble" and fresh food option. Perfect for those who need to switch between diets for travel, camping or convenience. The quality and care of [...]
Raised Right Dog Food offers both puppy and adult single-protein, low carbohydrate dog food recipes – beef, turkey, chicken, and pork. All recipes are high in protein and fat, and restricted in carbohydrates (greater than 40% protein and fat, less than 10% carbohydrates on a caloric basis). Company prides itself at sourcing only whole food [...]
PURE is a fresh dog food company that was founded out of the need for providing a highly digestible and nutritious food for dogs. Each recipe is hand-crafted in a commercial kitchen using the same ingredients as found in Los Angles local restaurants, frozen, and shipped directly to your door. Pure Dog Food offers five [...]