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 Post subject: Home-Made Pet Food
PostPosted: Thu Dec 31, 2009 5:31 am 
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:?: Genevieve: Anybody come across a recipe to make some kind of dog food at home?

:arrow: WestTx753:

This looks like a interesting place to start with the subject:

http://www.barkbarkimhungry.com/

I found another nice list of recipes:

http://www.i-love-dogs.com/dog-food-recipes.html


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 Post subject: Re: Home-Made Pet Food
PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 3:00 am 
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Canning Dog Food

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An Experiment in Canning Dog Food
http://canninggranny.blogspot.com/2011/09/experiment-in-canning-dog-food.html?showComment=1334875190646#c7061028092660295564

Image When I buy a whole chicken to use in making chicken salad or chicken and dumplings, I have, in the past, simply thrown out the little "bag" of "innards"... we don't eat necks, gizzards, hearts and livers. I got to thinking about this waste, and seeing as we have a new canine member of the family (our 7 year old rescue German Shepherd, Smokey), I started reading up on the nutritional needs of the dog... it seems most (if not all) commercial dog foods contain a LOT more filler ingredients than is really healthy for dogs.

Now, I'm NOT fanatic about this, our Smokey still eats his store-bought kibble and commercially canned dog food... but after my reading, I thought instead of throwing out chicken parts and the skin and bits I have left after cooking a chicken, I'd save it up and try my hand at a balanced, canned dog food of my own.

I learned from my research that a dog's digestive system is shorter than humans and has different needs... they don't need to eat just like we do. Here's the basic "formula" I came up with... --- CONTINUED at LINK, above ---


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