10 Homemade Dog Food Recipe For A Healthy Dog

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Homemade Dog Food

It’s true that making wholesome homemade dog food for our dogs is great and important because it gives us the control as to what goes into their diets. But the problem of how much nutrition goes into it still persists.

This article is to help you with a diet that is not only delicious but also has enough nutrition for your dog, check out these 10 healthy homemade dog food recipes that we have picked out for you and your best friend.

1. Brown Rice and Chicken in a Crock-pot

Brown Rice and Chicken in a Crock-pot

This recipe contains carbs which most dog meals are lacking because there is always the misconception of dogs not needing carbs when they actually do!


1 cup of brown rice
2 cups of water

1/2lb of green beans
1 medium sweet potato
3 medium carrots

2 boneless chicken breasts or 4 chicken thighs

Steps To Make Brown Rice and Chicken in a Crock-pot

  1. Place all ingredients into a crockpot
  2. Cook on high for about 4-5 hours
  3. When done, break chicken into bit sized pieces
  4. Serve an appropriate portion and refrigerate excess. Can be kept for 3-4 days.

2. Scrambled Eggy Spinach and Salmon

Scrambled Eggy Spinach and Salmon

Funny enough, most dog owners have never fed eggs to their dogs before because they are afraid that their dog might have an upset stomach. But eggs are actually good for your dog as they have good digestible protein and a range of vitamins!


Healthy fats
2 eggs
1 teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil

1/2 can of skinless salmon

1/2 cup of thawed spinach

How To Make

  1. Heat skillet over high heat
  2. Add spinach and salmon to skillet and cook through
  3. Add eggs and stir for 2 minutes scrambling it
  4. Serve when cool
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3. Beef Stew

Beef Stew

This recipe is filled with proteins and vitamins. One good thing about it is that, it can also be stored in the fridge for about a week. Bet me your dog will definitely thank you for this!

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1 pound of beef stew meat

1 small sweet potato

1/2 cup of carrots, diced
1/2 cup of green beans, diced
1/2 cup of flour
1/2 cup of water with 1 tablespoon of olive oil

How To Make

  1. Cook sweet potato in microwave oven for 5 to 8 minutes
  2. Cook stew pieces in a stew pot for 10-15 minutes with oil
  3. Remove the beef pieces and retain the drippings
  4. Add water and flour to the drippings to create a gravy
  5. Add vegetables and meat into the gravy and cook for 10 minutes
  6. Serve when cool

4. Turkey Rice

Turkey Rice

Turkey has always been clean meat for humans and it is perfect for dogs too. A great source of protein and good carbs provided by the brown rice in this meal, it is definitely something your dog will enjoy.


1 pound of ground turkey

2 cups of brown rice

1/2 cup of broccoli
6 cups of water
1/2 cup of carrots
1/2 cup of cauliflower
1 teaspoon dried rosemary

How To Make

  1. Place water, ground turkey, rice and rosemary into a pot
  2. Stir until ground turkey breaks up and is evenly spread
  3. Bring to a boil then reduce heat
  4. Simmer for 20 minutes
  5. Add vegetables and cook for 5 minutes
  6. Serve when cool

5. Chicken Jerky

Chicken Jerky

Don’t think we’re leaving the snacks out, as this one is a great recipe to make your dog go bonkers and will always come back for more!

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You just need;

2 – 4 boneless and skinless chicken breasts


  1. Preheat oven to 200 degress
  2. Make sure chicken breasts doesn’t have any fat
  3. Cut into 1/8 inch strips
  4. Bake for 2 hours until strips are dry and hard
  5. Serve

6. Meatballs


Meatballs are not meant only for humans, so it shouldn’t be enjoyed by humans only! Spread the love to your dogs by making this meatball dish that is full of fibres, protein and good Omega 3 fats.


500g of ground beef

1/2 cup go raw grated apples

1 tablespoon of parsley flakes
1/4 cup of honey
2 tablespoons of Omega 3,6 oils


  1. Mix all the ingredients together and make into balls
  2. Either bake or pan fry it with olive oil
  3. Serve
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7. Yogurt Treats


Our Dogs need calcium just like we humans and we don’t give them enough unless they are taking supplements or vet approved dog food, which can be really expensive. Why not try making these easy yogurt treats that can give your dog a healthy dose of calcium?


1/2 cup to a cup of plain yogurt
1/2 cup to a cup of strawberries
1/2 cup to a cup of blueberries

How To Make

  1. Puree all ingredients with a blender
  2. Mix ingredients and pour into a mould
  3. Serve

8. Fish Dinner


Always thought fish were for felines and bones for canines? Fish are indeed good for dogs and especially for a long silky coat of fur. Try feeding this fish dinner to your dog and feel the difference in his or her beautiful locks.


1 can of salmon
1 egg
1 medium carrot
1 potato
1 celery
3 tablespoon of flour
1 tablespoon of olive oil

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How To Make

  1. Chop potatoes, celery and carrot into bit sized pieces
  2. Pat salmon dry and mix with flour and eggs
  3. Form salmon into small patties
  4. Fry patties and stir fry vegetables for 5-8 minutes after taking out patties
  5. Serve

9. Chicken Casserole


We all love a warm, homely casserole. And there’s no reason why you shouldn’t pamper your best friend with this chicken casserole dish. They’ll definitely be in the kitchen all day waiting for you to serve them one of these!


2 chicken breasts

1 cup of chopped vegetables (green beans, carrots or brocolli)
1/4 cup of rolled oats

2 cups of chicken broth
1 tablespoon of olive oil

How To Make

  1. Chop chicken and cook in skillet with oil
  2. Add chicken broth, rolled oats and vegetables in pan and simmer for 15 minutes
  3. Serve

10. Chicken Salad


Chicken salad is as healthy as it gets. It includes fresh greens and free-range chickens, this is the ultimate dog detox meal.


500g Organic Free Range Chicken

1 cup of Quinoa
3 cups of chopped kale
3 handful of green beans
2 zucchinis

How To Make

  1. Boil Quinoa in 2 cups of water
  2. Slice chicken into strips and sauté in skillet with olive oil
  3. Add vegetables and stir fry
  4. Stir Quinoa in
  5. Serve
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Featured photo credit: Dog Food via doggyfoods.com

Did you make any of these recipe? Do you have any Homemade Dog Food Recipe you make for your Dog Always? You can use the comment box below to tell us how you make your homemade Dog food, we will be glad to hear from you too.

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