Homemade Dog Food Recipes That Are Vet Approved

Below are easy, homemade, vet approved dog food recipes that are balanced and complete. We have homemade recipes for dogs of all ages, all breeds, and to help support the most common ailments. If you want more information or would like a diet formulated specifically to your pet, schedule a Nutritional Consultation and See How A Canine Nutritionist Can Help Your Dog.

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For more information on the importance of nutrition and how it can positively support dogs check out our blog. Note: Most homemade dog diets do need additional supplements to make sure they are complete and balanced. Many of the recipes below include supplements specifically designed for dogs with renal disease.

Note: Ask your veterinarian how much of these recipes your dog needs each day. Amount depends on age, condition, activity level, and weight.

Ground Beef With Rice and Veggies

Ingredients:

  • 220 g ground beef 20% fat
  • 100g of dry white rice
  • 50g green beans
  • 200g sweet potato
  • 1 teaspoon of pure coconut oil

Directions:

Cook the ground beef in a pan, keeping all the fat and meat juices to mix later. Boil the rice for 15 minutes or until cooked throughly. Rinse with cold water and drain. Steam the beans and sweet potato. Once all ingredients have cooled, mix to combine. You can put this through a blender for finer consistency. Refrigerate unfed portion. Will last approximately 3 days in refrigerator.

Nutritional Information:

Total Calories 908 kcal, Phosphorus 537 mg, Potassium 1206 mg, Sodium 181 mg, Calcium 104 mg, Iron 8.3 mg, Omege-3 Fatty Acid 2034 mg, High Quality Protein 58.7 g, Carbs 68g, Magnesium 103 mg, Saturated Fat 16.7g, Selenium 48mcg.

Egg Based Homemade Dog Food Recipes For Kidney Disease

Ingredients:

  • 1 large egg cooked
  • 2 cups potato boiled with skin
  • 1 cup cooked or canned kidney beans
  • 1 Tbsp chicken fat
  • 1 Tbsp Calcified Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Canine Renal Support
  • 3 tablets Catalyn

Directions:

Mix all ingredients together, mix well. You can run this through a blender if you want a finer consistency.

Nutritional Information:

Total Calories 640 Kcal, Phosphorus 1048mg, Calcium 56mg

Contains 20% protein, 31% fat, 49% carbohydrate

Chicken Based Vet Approved Homemade Dog Food Recipe For Dogs With Kidney Disease

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup cooked boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 2 cups boiled potatoes with skin
  • 1 cup canned red kidney beans
  • 1 Tbsp chicken fat
  • 1 Tbsp Calcified Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Canine Renal Support
  • 3 Catalyn Tablets

Directions:

Mix all ingredients together, mix well.

Nutritional Information:

Whole recipe contains 737 calories, 52 gm protein, 92 gm carbohydrate, 18 gm fat

Note: Ask your veterinarian how much of this recipe your dog needs. Amount depends on age, condition, weight, and activity level. This recipe is rather high in potassium, sodium,. and phosphorus; so if your dog has problems with these labs this recipe may not be recommended.

Vet Approved Homemade Dog Food for Kidney Disease -Beef Based

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups long grain brown rice, cooked
  • 4 oz 80% ground beef pan browned
  • 1 raw egg
  • 1 T flaxseed oil
  • 1 Tbsp Calcified Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Canine Renal Support
  • 3 tablets Catalyn

Directions:

  • Cook the ground beed and include the fat in the recipe. Cook the egg.
  • Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  • Serve.

Nutritional Information:

The whole recipe contains 933 calories, 47 gm protein, 90 gm carbohydrate, 42 gm fat.

Green Tripe with Brown Rice, Apple, and Cucumber (Great For Dogs That Will Not Eat)

Ingredients:

  • 200g frozen green tripe (it is important to confirm that it is green trap intended for dog consumption and not white tripe for human consumption)
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • Half an apple- peeled and deseeded
  • 3 Chunky Slices of Cucumber cut into quarters

Directions:

Cut the tripe into blocks and cook in the microwave for 10-12minutes at 30% power. Break into small pieces. Save the juice to mix later. Cook the rice until tender. Once all ingredients have cooled, mix the tripe, rice, apple, and cucumber and drizzle with the juice from the tripe.

Nutritional Information:

Total Calories- 402kcal, Phosphorus 157 mg, Potassium 311mg, Sodium 142mg, Calcium 185mg, Iron 1.87 mg, Omega-3 Fatty Acid 28mg, Omega-6 Fatty Acid 422mg, High Quality Protein 28.3g, Carbohydrates52g, Magnesium 53.3mg, Saturated Fat 2.8g, Selenium 33.8mcg.

Note: Green tripe is a great source of essential nutrients and is a high-quality protein. It is also extremely stinky and dogs LOVE IT. So it is great for dogs that have lost their appetite.

For additional information schedule a Nutritional Consultation or visit Dr. Ava Frick’s page for Standard Process Supplements for more information.

If you are feeding a homemade diet for dogs, make sure it is well balanced and vet approved.

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