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5 Easy Tricks for Homemade Dog Food

5 Easy Tricks to Make Delicious Homemade Dog Food

If you want your dog to be healthy and stay healthy, you have to pay attention to what it eats. Most people turn to canned foods when they want to feed their dogs because it is easily accessible and it does not require any cooking or preparation. However, a lot of canned foods are questionable and may not supply the dog with the appropriate nutrition. In today’s post, we’ll discuss some easy tricks to make delicious homemade dog food.

Nutritional Requirements for Dogs and Their sources

  1. High-quality protein – meat, dairy, egg, seafood
  2. Carbohydrate – Grains, Beans, Vegetable
  3. Fat – Meat, Oil
  4. Calcium – Milk, crushed or powdered eggshells
  5. Fatty Acids – Oatmeal, cooked egg yolk, plant oils

Your dog is part of your family so you should ensure it gets exactly what it needs in its diet just like you do for the other members of your family.

However, you should never include any of the following into your dog food: peppers, beer, pomegranate, chocolate, nuts, garlic, gum, grapes, avocado, shrimp, onions, walnuts, almonds, marshmallow and mushroom.

5 Best Tips to Make Delicious Homemade Dog Food

1. Meat and other animal products should be half of the diet

Fifty percent of dog food should contain:

2. Vegetables and Grains

These are essential for providing carbohydrate calories and a lot of other essential nutrients. They should make up a very high proportion of the other fifty percent of dog food. Below are some vegetables that are good for dogs:

Calcium

Dog food should contain about 1000 mg calcium per pound of food. Some calcium-rich foods that are you can feed your dogs are Kale, tofu, rice (not white rice), edamame, sesame seeds, broccoli, almond, and soy milk.

Oils

Add fish oil or cod liver oil to their diet on days you don’t feed fish or on days you don’t feed too much fish.

Vitamins and Minerals

To ensure your homemade diet can supply adequate vitamins and minerals, you can add supplements to their food.

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