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The Healthy Dog Blog

Science-based research about dog nutrition.

Dogs Can Eat Carrots Dog Food Recipe

Dogs Can Eat Carrots Dog Food Recipe

Dogs Can Eat Carrots Dog Food Recipe If you're wondering whether dogs and puppies can have carrots, the answer is yes. We dove into the science behind it and daily consumption limits in the linked article. This recipe is here for those of you ready to include a healthy boost of carrot benefits to your dog's diet within the daily limits. Key Ingredient Perfect Dog Food Mix Buy now Ingredients Select the amount of 93% ground chicken you'll cook and use the corresponding ingredient quantities. ground chicken carrots* yumwoof mix 1 lb dash ⅓ cup 4 lb ½ tsp 1...

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Science Says Homemade Food Better for Dogs (But There's a Catch)

Science Says Homemade Food Better for Dogs (But There's a Catch)

Aren't we all trying to kick the junk food? Every New Year, we all promise ourselves no more takeout or highly processed foods. Why? Because they're packed with canola oil, sugar and all sorts of artificial ingredients. We know we should be eating a well-rounded, homemade diet. So why wouldn't dogs be the same? Why wouldn't their bodies prefer nutritionally complete homemade dog food over processed dry food straight out the bag? In this article, we'll answer the question: is homemade food better for dogs? The science suggests it is—not only that, but nutritionally complete homemade dog food can prevent the onset...

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How to Make Safe Homemade Dog Food in 5 Steps

How to Make Safe Homemade Dog Food in 5 Steps

You may wonder why you should consider homemade dog food. After all, you can run to the store, even your local Walmart, and buy pre-made food to feed your dog. Isn’t that easier? The truth is many dog foods have additives and preservatives in them just like processed human food. Many research studies have shown processed food being linked to obesity, diabetes and other health issues.  If you want to know what’s going into your dog’s body, you may consider making low carb dog food at home. But if you're going to do this, it's important to know how to make homemade dog food the...

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Low Carb Dog Food: What are Its Scientific Health Benefits?

Low Carb Dog Food: What are Its Scientific Health Benefits?

After going on keto and learning how excessive carbs cause diabetes, I started wondering if the same health risks apply to my dog. The answer is yes. In this article, I want to share the scientific research that suggests a low carb diet is healthier for dogs. The controversy Have you ever read the ingredients in dog food? You'd think it was 90% meat by the way it's advertised. However, the nutritional label tells a different story. Dog food is a medley of ingredients—from chicken, eggs, beef liver, carrots to pumpkins—even seaweed finds its way into our recipes. All of these ingredients provide essential nutrients when included in the...

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How Much Homemade Dog Food to Feed Your Dog?

How Much Homemade Dog Food to Feed Your Dog?

It’s not easy knowing what’s actually hidden in your dog’s diet when feeding off-the-shelf dry dog food. Behind the healthy, happy dogs on the packaging is usually a product filled with ultraprocessed grains and rendered animal byproducts. Little wonder then that dog owners are turning to homemade dog food. By buying and cooking your dog’s food, there’s no doubt what’s going into your dog’s body. This is also critical for dogs with allergies or intolerances. For instance, dogs that need a low-glycemic diet for diabetes won’t tolerate most branded dog foods. In this situation, dogs can eat chia seeds but may not be able to...

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