FAQ – Questions About Making Homemade Dog Food
Here are some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) about homemade dog food. I hope my answers help, and please sign up for my free newsletter so you can stay informed.
Is homemade dog food balanced?
Just as with any diet, homemade dog food can be healthy or unhealthy, balanced or unbalanced. With a little guidance, you can learn to create highly nutritious meals with all their natural nutrients still intact. Such a diet leads to balance and great nutrition. Also, a point to consider: is every meal you eat 100% balanced? Generally, we know that in order to have a healthy diet for ourselves, we eat a wide range of nutritious foods. The same can be said for our dogs. Contact me when you are ready to start improving your dog’s diet.
Is making homemade dog food time consuming?
Making homemade dog food can take just a few minutes, or you can spend longer in the kitchen. It really depends on your preferences and lifestyle. Some recipes can be ready in as little as a few minutes.
We can pick and choose some of our activities based on our priorities. Consider replacing a 1/2 hour of an existing activity (scrolling the web, getting lost in the social media vortex, playing a video game, etc.) with a 1/2 cooking session for your dog. It will be a LOT more rewarding!! Contact me when you are ready to start improving your dog’s diet.
Is making homemade dog food difficult?
Our lives are full of learning experiences, and putting together dog food is just another example. With a few very simple recipes and some practice, assembling dog food will become second nature and much easier than worrying about bad health reactions, poor quality and other problems with commercial pet foods. You are giving yourself peace of mind – nothing difficult about that. Contact me when you are ready to start improving your dog’s diet.
I don’t even cook for myself! How can I cook for my dog?
Making dog food can be way simpler than making human meals. For example, you never have to worry about presenting it in a fancy way, and you don’t need to do dishes every day, except for washing food and water bowls.
We humans have the choice to cook for ourselves, go out to eat, get delivery, eat prepared food or whatever we wish. In our hearts and minds, we know what foods are healthy; we just don’t always eat them. But when it comes to our furkids, they have no choice in the matter, and it’s up to us to offer healthy options. Contact me when you are ready to start improving your dog’s diet.
Is homemade dog food expensive?
When it comes to dog food, the sad reality is that the cheap stuff is often really unhealthy, and you may wind up paying for it later at the vet’s office. There are also some more costly ‘upscale’ dog foods available, and they can be expensive. Homemade dog food is an excellent way to offer the absolute best quality food while avoiding premium charges. Contact me when you are ready to start improving your dog’s diet.
If I make food for my dog, will I spoil him?
On the contrary! You are taking care of him through food. Unfortunately, some people equate offering better food with spoiling, but the reality is you are simply offering food that will help keep your dog strong and healthy. Contact me when you are ready to start improving your dog’s diet.
I hope this FAQ answers help, and contact me with any additional questions.