How to Make Dog Food, Making your own Dog Food, Recipes for Homemade Dog Foods

How to Make Dog Food

The Natural Way.


how to make dog food

In this section you will learn how to make dog food using natural ingredients.

Homemade dog food is important for your beloved dog or puppy and so is the ingredients….

If you are interested in making your own dog food you may find the video below useful as it gives some information on making safe and healthy food for your pooch.

A Quick Video on The Secrets in Some Dog Food


Below we have listed some of the reasons why owners and trainers have decided to make their own dog food.

  • You may remember the pet food recalls of 2007 where their was melamine contamination in the pet food, which convinced many owners to stop purchasing mass produced food.
  • Many owners believe that homemade dog food is better for their dog’s health, due to the better choice and fresher ingredients.
  • Some dog owners don’t like the use of preservatives and additives in their pets food.
  • If a dog has specific allergies, owners may choose to make their own food as it gives them more freedom to leave out certain ingredients.
  • Some dog owners feel that making homemade recipes creates a stronger relationship between them and their dog.


How to Make Dog Food

When making your own dog food it is vitally important that you get your vet’s advice first before you change your dog’s or puppies diet.

If you decide you want to provide a homemade dog food diet for your pooch you need to make sure that your recipe is nutritionally balanced so that your dog gets all the vitamins, minerals, protein and carbohydrates that he needs.

Below we have listed some of the ingredients that provide protein for your dog.

  • Beef (ground)
  • Loin of Pork (boiled)
  • Salmon (Atlantic) that has been baked.
  • Eggs (boiled)
  • Cottage Cheese
  • Chicken Breast (roasted with skin removed)

Below we have listed some of the ingredients that provide carbohydrates for your dog.

  • Brown rice
  • White rice
  • Potatoes (white)
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Oats
  • Barley
  • Couscous
  • Tapioca


How to Make Dog Food

Learning how to make dog food can be really fun and knowing that you are providing a healthy and nutritionally balanced recipe for your dog is a reward in it self.

Below we have provided a healthy homemade dog food recipe that uses natural ingredients and is a really easy treat for your dog or puppy.


  1. Chicken breasts or thighs (skinless.)
  2. 1 celery
  3. 2-3 carrots that have been peeled and cut in half.
  4. 2 cups of rice brown or white.
  5. 6-7 cups of water – don’t salt.

How to make this dog food.

  1. Put chicken in a saucepan and add water.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients accept the rice.
  3. Bring to the boil add simmer chicken until tender and cooked.
  4. Add rice and cook until the rice has absorbed thewater.
  5. Wait until cool and either freeze or serve.

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