How to make homemade dry dog food that dogs love
Why Make Homemade Dry Dog Food?
Dry dog food can be found in any major pet store so why would you consider making it? The latest research for dog food shares that owners are more and more concerned about what is in the dog food. Digesting compounds that most humans can't even pronounce, there are many owners who want to have control of their dogs feed. Add to this that many animals are now developing allergies and medical conditions compounded by the food they consume. Diets and food that are acceptable to the canine tummies are an owners first choice.
How long does it take to make Homemade Dry Dog Food
If you have made a batch of cookies from scratch, then you know how long it will take to make Dry dog food. Using basic ingredients, the dry dog food is a mixture baked and cooled like other types of human food.
While it doesn't take too long, it is definitely a commitment to your pet.
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Homemade Dry Dog Food recipe
Here is the basic recipe for homemade Dry dog food.
- 6 cups of flour
- 1 cup of powdered milk
- 3 eggs
- 1/3 cup vegetable oil
- 1 cup water
- 2 1/2 cups of meat broth (beef or pork)
Mix the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients for a thick dough. Kneed like bread dough to have the perfect consistency
Roll the dough on a waxed cookie sheet about a 1/4 inch thick. Cook at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes. Let cool. Serve with canned gravy or dry, depending on your puppy dog's taste.
Homemade dry dog food has a taste of trial and error
While the basic recipe of homemade dry dog food may sound easy, getting your animal to actually digest it may be another chore. Trial and error for the perfect taste for your canine is going to be essential. Don't be surprised if man's best friend doesn't warm up to every batch of the recipe, unless you use the same type of broth or flavor.
Talking to your vet before changing your pet's diet
Dogs need to have a balanced diet to make sure they live healthy and happy lives. Before deciding on a homemade diet, you should consult your vet to see their recommendations. There are many dog foods on the market that provide proper nutrients while addressing the concerns of owners. Finding the perfect food may be a vet visit away.