A dog owner may have many reasons for searching out a recipe for puppy chow. Their dog may be a picky eater, prefer homemade food, or have a few health problems. Like people, dogs may respond to natural and organic and hand-blended food. The ingredients for this special puppy food are available from any local grocery store.
Dog food made at home is healthy and as an added bonus, you’ll know everything that’s in it. It takes 5 minutes sometimes to read the label on store-bought dog food. This recipe will have your dog waiting for the dinner bell and looking up at you with those big sad eyes. Health and activity benefits are numerous, when you feed your dog homemade food.
When you make up a batch of this dog food, you can serve it straight or mixed with a nice dry dog food. Of course, the dry food has to be of high quality and from a premium manufacturer. There’s only four ingredients to this recipe so it’s very easy to make. Basically, the main ingredient in the food is cooked and minced-up chicken. Buy three or 4 pounds of the time and either pan fry it, poach it, or bake it.
Next, you add about 2 1/2 cups of veggie mix from the freezer, around six and a half cups of water, along with brown rice (about 4 cups). Long grain rice may also be used instead. After simmering these ingredients for up to half an hour, add the minced chicken. You’ll need a fairly large soup pot, as the volume starts out quite large.
These ingredients can be either multiplied or divided it regards the quantity. Freeze any leftovers and they’ll keep for quite a while. The quantity you make at any given time depends upon the size of your dog, and how much freezer space is in there amongst the frozen pizzas! Let the quantity of food for one meal defrost totally first, before you feed it to your dog, and give it a stir or slight warm before you serve it.
This recipe is very easy on the digestion and your dog will gain added benefits from fresh nutrients and vitamins. Some ingredients may be substituted, but make sure you have enough protein in there. If you’re into deboning a chicken, then chicken thighs are nutritious, tasty, inexpensive, and a great source of chicken.
This homemade food turns out to be sometimes cheaper than dry and commercially manufactured kibble purchased from the store. It is certainly much tastier for your dog. Be careful if you want to venture into cooking food for your cat, as they are 99% carnivorous and have different protein requirements. As we all know, dogs will eat almost anything we put in front of them. Cats can suffer very serious health problems if their food is not proportioned correctly.
Adding a portion of high quality dry food to your puppy chow recipe, and as you serve it to your dog, will promote better dental health.