Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Barking Wednesday ~ Homemade Dog Food

Thanks for joining me for my Barking Wednesday post.  
Each week I post stuff about my favorite guy...Kingers and his friends.  
All kinds of stuff....products - homemade treat recipes - info I have learned over the years, etc.  Info I think is helpful in making sure that every dog lives a fantastic life.

This week I wanted to share my go to dog food recipe whenever Kingers is ill.  


Homemade Hamburger Rice Dog Food

1 pound of extra lean hamburger meat
2.5 cups of cooked brown rice
1 cup boiled carrots 
2 large eggs

Brown hamburger - drain fat.  To the cooked hamburger add cooked rice and carrots ~ stir.
Add the 2 eggs to the meat mixture. Cook mixture until completely cooked. Make sure no meat is raw.

Rule of thumb for feeding homemade dog food is 1/2 cup of food for 10 pounds of dog weight.
Kingers weighs 90 pounds he receives 2 1/2 cups in the AM and 2 cups in the PM.

You can store dog food in a airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week

As always check with your vet before you make any changes to your dog's diet.

22 comments:

  1. Great homemade dog food recipe. My adorable muts do a raw diet most of the year. I will have to try this on the days it is too cold for them to eat outside. Looks quite healthy. Thanks for the tip.

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  2. I had never thought about making homemade dog food. Looks like a great recipe.

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  3. Sounds like a tasty recipe that my dog would love!

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  4. Fantastic recipe and I am sure my dog would really like it

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  5. That lab reminds me of our dog and he used to look that way at us when he wanted a treat. It was his "I am so nice and obedient, but you still let me starve" look that usually resulted in him getting a treat.

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  6. I need to try this with our dog, He has been having some digestive issues.

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  7. What a wonderful recipe; I'm very careful with store bought food for my pups and this sounds simple and I know exactly whats in it. Thanks for sharing, will try it this weekend and see how they like it

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  8. We used to make our dog food and I always felt so good about knowing exactly what she was eating.

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  9. I never thought about making home made dog food but it sounds like this would me less expensive and healthier then the actual dog food or am I wrong..

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  10. i never even knew people did make their own dog food until we met our old neighbors. she taught me so much about caring for our pets

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  11. Oh wonderful, this sounds like a great recipe. Your dog is so cute, I love that pic!

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  12. I will have to try this for my dog. Thanks so much for sharing.

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  13. Great recipe! sooooooo much better than that filler crapbtgey stick in dog food!

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  14. Aw, this makes me miss my puppy. We always tried to give him good, REAL food whenever we could!

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  15. It makes sense to have special food for our sick pets, but I did not think about it before this post.

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  16. my aunt use to always make her dogs food like this but i think its way to expensive for us

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  17. I know my pup would love this! I have to be careful of how much "people" food I give her, she gets sick. I think I could make a small batch of this and mix it with her food and she would love it.

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  18. We don;t have a dog, but my mom does and she always makes her dogs' food from scratch. I'll share ths recipe with her :)

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  19. I've never thought about making my own dog food but now I want to try!

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  20. I cant believe how simple it is! Sounds Like a meal I'd make for my family! Thanks!

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  21. great recipe. I'm sure all dogs will enjoy this

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