Raw Dog Food Recipes
"A raw food diet can greatly improve
your Cocker Spaniel's health AND his appearance!"
Raw Dog Food Recipes
conscientious dog owners are feeding their faithful companions a raw
dog food diet (also known as the BARF diet) to improve their pet's
The BARF diet consists of fresh, raw meat, offal, uncooked bones,
fruit and vegetables, with a few vitamin and mineral supplements thrown
Oats or cornmeal may be added to the mixture if you wish and to ring the changes you can also use organic or brown rice.
All our recipes are so easy to make as they don't need cooking - just mix the ingredients together and you're done - so why not try one or two of our raw dog food recipes below?
Minced Beef And Vegetables
- 1lb of raw minced beef
- 2 cups of chopped vegetables
- 4 ounces of offal (liver, heart, kidneys, etc.)
- 1/2 a cup of apple cider vinegar
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 2 tablespoons of chopped spinach
- 1/2 a cup of plain yoghurt
- 3 medium eggs, including the shells
- 1 small handful of parsley (optional)
- Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl and mix thoroughly.
- Separate into portion-sized batches and keep in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
Cream Cheesy Chicken Wings
- 1/2 a cup of cottage cheese
- 1/2 cup of carrots, grated or chopped
- 4 raw chicken wings (the bones in the wings are safe to eat as they're not cooked)
- Mix all of the ingredients together in a large bowl.
- Keep in an airtight tub in the refrigerator until needed.
You can add extra chopped vegetables, or a small sprinkling of herbs to this recipe if you wish.
Savory Turkey Dinner
- 3 cups lean ground turkey, beef, or chicken
- 2 eggs, include the shells if you like
- 1-1/2 half cups of oatmeal
- 1 cup of chopped or grated vegetables, such as broccoli, potato (without the skins), carrots
- 1/2 a cup of plain cottage cheese
- Mix all ingredients together and refrigerate.
Chicken And Oatmeal Dinner
- 1 cup of chicken or turkey
- 1/2 a cup of mixed raw vegetables - chopped or grated, or a combination of both
- 1/2 cup of oatmeal
- Combine all ingredients and refrigerate until needed.
The Dog's Dinner!
- 3 cups of cubed raw meat - beef, lamb, chicken, or turkey
- 3/4 of a cup of chopped vegetables - carrots, sweet potato, broccoli or spinach
- Add all ingredients to a large bowl and mix thoroughly.
- Refrigerate until needed.
Herby Minced Meat And Vegetables
- 2 cups of raw meat - chopped or ground
- 1 beaten egg
- 3 tablespoons of cornmeal
- 1 chopped potato
- 1 chopped or grated carrot
- 1 sliced stalk of celery
- 2 tablespoons of roughly chopped parsley
- 1 small tub of cottage cheese or plain yoghurt
- Mix together all the ingredients and refrigerate until needed.
Raw Dog Food Recipes - Cooking Tips
- The great thing about raw dog food recipes is that you can prepare large batches in advance and freeze in individual portions.
- If you're short on time, why not use frozen vegetables?
- When you're cooking for the family, chop a few more vegetables and refrigerate them or freeze them until needed.
can add a sprinkling of fresh or dried herbs to any of the raw dog food
recipes above to add additional interest for your dog.
- Speak to your local friendly butcher and ask him to keep any scraps or end cuts of meat for you.
- When handling raw meat ensure all kitchen surfaces and utensils are kept scrupulously clean.
Do you have a favorite home-made dog food recipe? Then why not share your recipe with our visitors?
Feed your pet a raw dog food diet
of fresh meat, offal, bones, fruit and vegetables, with some vitamin
and mineral supplements thrown in, and you'll almost certainly see an
immediate improvement in your dog's health!
Important Note: The
above raw dog food recipes do not constitute a complete raw dog food
diet; they are simply examples of meals that your dog may eat.
ensure you feed your Cocker Spaniel a complete raw food diet, speak to
your veterinary, who will give you advise on the exact nutrition your
dog needs to keep him fit and healthy.
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