We know blueberries are good for us, with their antioxidant capacity and nutrient profile. But did you know they are also healthy for dogs? Fresh or frozen, think about adding blueberries to your dog’s meals.
Recently I posted an article about adding pumpkin to your dog’s diet. After I baked a small pumpkin last week, I took a short video to see what Autumn (my official furry taste tester) thought.
This time of year, pumpkin abounds here in Connecticut. They are only available for a few months out of the year, but when they’re here, they’re everywhere! Every year, I buy several pumpkins, usually the smaller ones so I can fit in the oven. I display them around the house and then one by one, I bake them.
I have older relatives who squirm at the memory of having to eat liver as a child .. but as with so many things, grandma was right! Liver holds a wide range of nutrients, including copper, zinc, iron, vitamins and more.
Coconut oil is a staple in my dog’s diet, and has a wide range of benefits.
My dog’s snack today included a whole sardine, coconut oil, pumpkin, carrot…
Sardines are a rich source of omega-3, the fatty acid that has become famous for its anti-inflammatory, health-promoting abilities. They are also important because so many fats have inflammatory properties, and omega-3 and omega-6 fight each other for space in the body….
Unrefined coconut oil is one of my favorites, for myself and my dog alike. It’s soft to the touch, has a pleasant smell, contains anti-inflammatory, antiviral and antibacterial properties.
I like to post periodic updates on what my dog eats in a single day, to help highlight the variety that you can achieve with a homemade diet. With all the variety, I also believe it is possible to offer some consistency too, particularly for dogs with sensitive GI tracts. Always introduce new foods slowly and one at a time.
Eggs are extremely easy to make and super nutritious. and they can be added to tons of recipes or used alone.
This featured ingredient is packed with nutrients! Scrambling an egg takes about one minute, and helps boost your dog’s nutritional status. To include this featured ingredient, simply turn a skillet on medium heat. Add a little olive oil, and then your egg. Scramble egg in skillet to make things even easier. Eggs will cook through…
Some people say a homemade dog food diet is not healthy because it’s not balanced. While that can be true, a homemade diet for your dog can also be very healthy – it’s up to us humans to make sure it’s healthy and balanced! Here is a list of foods my dogs ate today…. and…