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Dog Food Basics and a Recipe

Every dog owner takes special care to provide the best food for his pet. Here are some hints to provide a healthy and delicious meal for a dog.

1. Let the meal components be as raw as possible. make it a fitting BARF meal (bones and raw food)

2. A choice of the top 10 ingredients that you should try and include in a dog's meal

  •  cooked eggs 
  •  fresh yogurt  
  • vegetables and fruits 
  • garlic  
  • chicken  
  • cottage cheese  
  • honey  
  • parsley 
  • apple cider vinegar

3. Ten ingredients that should NOT be included in a dog's meal

  •  soy and maize products  
  • raw eggs  
  • onions  
  • alcoholic beverages 
  • caffeinated drinks  
  • chocolates  
  • the following fruits: grapes, raisins, avocado  
  • macadamia nuts  
  • leaves, stems and seeds of cherries, plums peaches and apples  
  • excessive dairy products

Here is a delightful treat you can prepare for your dog! It is nutritious and tasty and your dog will enthusiastically agree, once you feed him this!

For the dough

Ingredients to make Dog Biscuit Bones

- Rice flour 1 cup

- rye flour 1 cup

- beef broth 1 cup

- cracked wheat 1 cup

- milk powder 1 cup

- wholewheat flour - 2cups

- honey 4 tsps

- minced garlic - 4 tsps

- baby food meat of 2.5 ounce jars - 2;

- olive oil -12 tbsps

- eggs - 2

(tsps=teaspoons; tbsps=tablespoons)

For the glaze

- beef broth - 4 tbsps

- eggs - 2

Procedure to make Dog Biscuit Bones

Mix together the garlic, oil, honey, milk powder, baby food meat, and eggs thoroughly. To this, gradually blend in the cracked wheat and flours. prepare a stiff dough. Roll out the dough 1/2 inch thick on a flat surface.

Using bone shaped cutter, carve out the biscuits. Arrange them in a non-greasy tray so that each piece is at least 1/2 inch away from the other. Bake in a preheated oven for 30 minutes, at 325 degrees F.

For Glazing: Mix the broth and well beaten eggs thoroughly. Brush the biscuits on both sides evenly with this glaze. Put the trays back in the oven and bake for another 30 minutes. Remove biscuits from oven, cool and store in air tight tins in the refrigerator.