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Home made dog food recipes?


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Home made dog food recipes?

Bunny-Bunny | Nov 8, 2004 06:14 PM

Hey all, I'm thinking about making my dog's food since it's getting really expensive to buy him food with all of his food allergies (corn, wheat, soy, rice) which means we're essentially down to raw food (which is going to cost me about $50 a week!) or a few brands of canned food and one or two dry foods I can find. He'd been on a rice and lamb diet until he developed the rice intolerance, and the advice I've gotten is that he might also develop an allergy to potatoe if he gets that too steadily.

So, I was thinking I could make things with barley, oat, quinoa maybe? But I need to make sure it's nurtitionally balanced for him. I know flaxseed oil is a must, and some sort of protein (he shouldn't get more than 25% protein) and some kind of veggie. But I don't know what beyond that to go for.

If anyone has advice on making pooch food that won't drive me into the poorhouse I'll be quite thrilled. Thanks.

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