Dog Food For the Soul (video)

Why bother with home made dog food? Many commercial dog foods lack nutrition and are composed of waste materials, chemicals and fillers. Of course you can get a premium dog food that is good quality and has the necessary ingredients for good dog nutrition, however these quality foods are expensive. At the same time, if you feed your dog the same diet day after day, it becomes monotonous, however good it is.

Home made dog food is time consuming to make but the advantages are, you save money and you know exactly what your dog is consuming (at least most of the time!) So if you have the time to prepare food for your dog, you’ll be taking good care of his health. Buying cheap dog food is a false economy as you’ll be paying out a lot more in vet bills as your dog gets older.

Actually there’s not a great deal of actual cooking involved as a lot of ingredients can be eaten raw. Dogs, like people, have their own food likes and dislikes, so don’t worry too much if your dog won’t eat everything you prepare. If you have any concerns switching your dog over to a home made diet, talk to your vet first.

So look after your dog’s diet and you’ll be rewarded with a faithful friend for life. The video below gives some excellent tips

Unbelievable! How to make your own home made dog food. No dangerous chemicals
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25 Responses to Dog Food For the Soul (video)

  • BreezyLotus says:

    Great video! I loved the recipe. I want to try it for my finicky little dog. You have beautiful poodles 🙂

  • ElinorSilverstein says:

    you are so nice, thank you! All of this info comes from a double major and double minor in college, Zoology, Pre Vet, and Biology, Pre med. Lots of Biochemistry, years of working with animals and people in my practice, and food as medicine conferences in Wash DC with the best in the country to learn from. I love to share the knowledge with everyone and titer it down to make it simple and obvious. Then, at another time I can go into much greater detail if people want.

  • ElinorSilverstein says:

    @TheDymepiece87
    sweet, thank you!

  • ElinorSilverstein says:

    @TheDymepiece87
    sweet. Thank you!

  • TheDymepiece87 says:

    love you and this!!! make your own brad ill buy!!

  • ElinorSilverstein says:

    @QEeshen
    @QEeshen
    yes, because the protein level is so high and in quite excellent quality. That is the most important part for all of us. “It’s not the steak we eat, it’s about the digestability and molecular absorption that matters.”
    You can also decrease the amt of veggies, really, cats do not need as much as dogs.

  • ElinorSilverstein says:

    @QEeshen
    yes, because the protein level is so high and in quite excellent quality. That is the most important part for all of us. “It’s not the steak we eat, it’s about the digestability and molecular absorption that matters.”
    You can also decrease the amt of veggies, really, cats do not need as much as dogs.

  • QEeshen says:

    can you feed it to cats? reply me thanks

  • ElinorSilverstein says:

    @RawFedSkye
    I am very clear what animals in the streets of Europe eat. I just came back from Italy a week ago. And have traveled to many countries. I have a sweet story of watching a stray male cat catch, eat and share a wild pigeon with a pregnant female. it was really real to watch this. But, still, a lot of unhealthy ferral dogs and cats, unless they can actually catch their own prey. if they eat out of garbage cans, there is a whole other unhealthy look and lethargy to them.

  • ElinorSilverstein says:

    @RawFedSkye
    the only time I give brwon rice is when one of my dogs, or someone else’s dogs have some special needs for it. Otherwise, only protein, veggies and fruit

  • ElinorSilverstein says:

    @RawFedSkye
    Hello Rawfed, I do not cook bones and feed them to my poochies and kitties. Only raw, for splintering reasons. Also, regarding veggies, I was talking about creating the similar environment to when they catch a rabbit, etc in the wild. So, that when when they eat the innards, the veggies, grains, etc are already pre-digested, and grains, if any are in sprouted condition. For my own pets, I do not cook, unless it is fish. Everyhting is in raw form.

  • RawFedSkye says:

    I like this video. I would skip the rice though.

  • RawFedSkye says:

    Also, the fact that they bite down on the veggies, they are getting tons of nutrients from the juices coming out of the veggies, both in their mouth and in their body. They actually do benefit from fruits and veggies. In fact, wild dogs eat meat, bones, organs, berries, fruits, veggies, and grasses. Ask people who are very old and lived in Europe and saw many street dogs… ask them what they ate.

  • RawFedSkye says:

    I thought you weren’t supposed to give cooked bones. Maybe because it’s not simmered that long? I disagree with the thought of some people that dogs can’t digest veggies. When I feed my Bichons steamed veggies, I don’t see it in their poop. If I feed them whole raw, I see small pieces in their poop, but not the whole thing, not enough to make up a whole carrot that I gave them. So it’s not true that they don’t digest veggies.

  • ElinorSilverstein says:

    yes, dogs CAN digest veggies when they have been similarly immitated as in the wild. If they catch a rabbit, they will eat most of it, including the contents of its stomach.

  • ElinorSilverstein says:

    Yep, you’re right, a little goes a looooong way!

  • CaptEm1 says:

    @ElinorSilverstein I’ve heard puppies shouldn’t eat garlic, but what you’re saying is true, garlic in small doses is very healthy for dogs. When you feed your dog something highly nutritional and healthy it makes you feel all good inside knowing that all that good stuff will be picked up by their little bodies and do wonders with it. Great video.

  • ElinorSilverstein says:

    @hejiahan
    most can. You just don’t want to make it “the main course.” small doses treated like spices and herbs are meant to be, makes it quite healthy. For cats the doeses should be very small, but can still be wonderful. And, as alwasy with all foods, one needs to watch your pet to see how any of the ingredients do.

  • hejiahan says:

    thats not true you cant feed garlic to dogs same goes with oninon grape rasin chocalate and many more

  • hejiahan says:

    they cant eat garlic

  • MissModelesque says:

    Very helpful, thank you!

    I’m switching my 3 month old Pomeranian to an homemade diet to ensure that she is eating healthfully and well. It’s great because you know what’s going into it.

  • ElinorSilverstein says:

    HI Choco,

    please check my other postings on the same question and you will see my answer to them. There are a lot of reasons garlic, given in moderation is very healthy for dogs. You can also check with most holistic, or nutrition oriented vets, and they will agree. I moderation. I hope this stimulates your curiosity to find out more, you could get very excited to find out how simple and enjoyable it is! Good luck! Elinor

  • choco33333333 says:

    they can’t eat garlic

  • ssr2020 says:

    is science diet anygood, please do tell. i would like to feed my dog homesmade food, but im too scared cuz it doesnt say how much of anything, so i dont exactli know.

  • ElinorSilverstein says:

    yes, garlic is great for dogs. Some of the many health benefits are boosting the immune system, helps to rid the body of parasites. It also warms up the digestive system to welcome in food and aid in its digestion. All of these are very good. Remember, all in moderation, too. Not too much.