Homemade Dog Food Ingredients
Homemade dog food ingredients can include the vast majority of natural wholefoods that human beings eat. No takeaways, no chocolate, onions, avocados, grapes, raisins, macadamia nuts, alcohol nor anything with xylitol in it such as artificial sweeteners. But other than those things, dogs can eat and enjoy most fruits, vegetables, pulses, legumes, seeds, grains, herbs and spices, together of course with an enormous variety of meat and fish for protein. Caution does have to be exercised with regard to the quantities of these ingredients, but we have extensive articles which include the beneficial reasons for including these homemade dog food ingredients in your dog’s diet.
Low in calories and rich in vitamin C, cranberries make an excellent occasional ingredient when making homemade food for your dog . . .
Many vets actually prescribe flaxseed oil, particularly for older dogs suffering from arthritis. Flaxseed oil has so many benefits for dogs, it’s hard to find a . . .
For all round good gut health, we recommend feeding your dog a spoonful or two of natural yogurt several times a week. It’s a useful standby for when your dog . . .
Rich in protein and dietary fibre, leafy greens for dogs include the leaves of any of a variety of loose-leafed plants such as kale, spinach, collard greens . . .
Dogs just love the occasional piece of sweet, juicy mango. And who can blame them? Mangoes are rich in vitamins and minerals and taste pretty good too . . .
Blueberries are one of nature’s true superfruits. They are a good source of vitamins C, E, A, K and B-complex, selenium, manganese, magnesium . . .
Alfalfa sprouts are a nutrition-packed, vitamin rich, mineral stacked superfood which both you and your dog can benefit from enormously . . .
Beetroot can be a beneficial occasional ingredient to feed to your dog. It’s low in calories, rich in antioxidants and has been used medicinally since . . .
Low in calories, watermelon is a good source of vitamin C and vitamin A. It is also a good source of magnesium, and, for a dog, a great source of . . .