Home Made Dog Food Recipes
Like human beings dog too need a healthy diet. A health diet will keep them away from diseases. Most of the dog treats that are available in the market contains ingredients that are not easily digestible. The following steps may help you to make food your dog at home.
Pumpkin Wafer Dog Treat
This is a food that contains lot of vitamin E and C along with anti-oxidants and beta-carotene. This will protect the dog from the risks of having cancer, heart diseases and cataracts.
For making this you need 15 ounce can mashed pumpkin and mix it with Â¾ cup of uncooked cream of wheat and half cup of dry powdered milk. If your dog is sensitive to wheat then you can choose rice cereals. Blend the entire mixture well. Take a cookie sheet and grease it with oil. Then add small spoons of this mixture on the cookie sheet and bake it for about 20 minutes at 300 degrees. You can also reduce the size of cookies by taking it in pastry bags and squeeze out to make size of a dime.
Ginger Bread Dog Treats
Ginger breads are found to be good for dog as ginger helps them to get rid of the digestive problems.
Take one cup of molasses, four tablespoon honey, one cup water and half cup vegetable oil in a large bowl and blend them well to make a uniform mixture. Now in other bowl take six cups of all purpose flour, two teaspoon baking soda, one teaspoon cinnamon, one teaspoon ground cloves, two tablespoon fresh nicely chopped ginger and one teaspoon dry ginger powder. Mix the entire contents well and add them to the large bowl containing molasses and honey mixture. Combine the entire contents well and part the whole thing in to four separate parts. Make four balls out of these four parts and wrap these balls separately in plastic wraps and refrigerate for about 3 to 5 hours.
Once the dough got chilled take it out from the refrigerator and spread it to a thickness of Â¼ inch. Now you can use cookie cutter for cutting the dough in to required shapes. You can make shapes of men too and use carob bits to make the nose, eyes, mouth and buttons for the men. Then bake them for about 15 minutes or till the edges becomes brown and bread becomes firm.
Definitely your dog will enjoy these home made foods.