Homemade dog food for your pet’s health
|March 6, 2012||Posted by pet lover under Pet Meal||
Homemade dog food is always preferable for your pet because it ensures your pet gets the correct balance of nutrition. Apart from regular medical advice and enough exercise, food is essential for the proper health of your dog. This post will shed light on why homemade dog food is preferred to commercial dog food as well as tell you of some of the recipes that you can make at home for your pet.
Why homemade dog food is preferable?
Homemade dog food is better in comparison to commercial products because they are pure and unadulterated. The rules for making dog food commercially are not that stringent as the food made for human consumption. So the manufacturers adulterate them to get more profits. Dog food companies are earning millions because most people feel that these commercial products are better and essential to give their pets the best life. But this may not hold true and you will be astonished to learn the quality of fillers the manufacturers use in the dog food. You will not surely use them on your dog. So homemade dog food is preferable and if you are smart enough they may even cost you lesser than the packaged products. Dogs can completely survive on vegetarian diet. In fact this makes them to elongate their life. Imagine surviving on fast food, the condition of commercially packed food and dogs eating them are the same. Malnutrition sets in early in their life and make them week. But with homemade product you can make him healthier and happier.
Some Homemade dog food recipes
In this section I will tell you some very easy as well as tasty [for your dog!] food recipes. The ingredients that you need for this turkey based recipe is one pounds of ground turkey, two cups of brown rice, dried rosemary and around sixteen ounces of broccoli, carrots and cauliflower. In six cups of water, put the ground turkey, rice and rosemary and heat it in a post. As the turkey mixes in the solution let the food simmer. Let the food be on the stove on low flame for another twenty minutes and after that add the vegetables to the mixture. Cook for five minutes and then you can serve it to your pet. In general doctors prescribe a protein source along with a carbohydrate source added to plenty of vitamins and minerals in the dog food. If you can suffice this need with homemade products that there can be no better proposition. Other combinations for dog food are lamb and rice, chicken and pasta, beef along with potatoes that can give your dog the right balanced diet.
Certain food can be detrimental to the health of your dog. Avoid raw meet, macadamia nuts, raisins, grapes, chocolate and milk and milk products can cause problems like salmonella and E. Coli. Another aspect that is advised my most vets is that your dog must be given properly cooked meet and not under cooked ones.
Homemade dog food will help your dog to maintain health and hive him a longer life!