|Purred: Mon Apr 23, '07 2:14pm PST |
|This new forum is great to have to share pet food recipes
Here's a recipe that was created by a veterinary nutrionist: Pet food recipes
Here's one my Human found on a veterinary web site:
This recipe should be fed for not more than 2 months. Clinicians are advised to set up a consultation with the client at the end of this period to revisit feeding requirements and to consider either re-instituting commercial food products, or a consultation with a clinical nutritionist.
Standard Pet Formula - adequate for healthy dogs and cats over 6 months of age
1 pound fresh boneless skinless chicken breast
2 and 2/3 cup cooked white rice
1 Tablespoon safflower oil
1/4 tsp Morton's lite salt
1/4 tsp iodinated salt
3 grams of calcium carbonate without vitamin D
(regular Tums - check size)
1 Centrum adult multivitamin-mineral supplement (no special senior, ocular, women's or other versions)
1/4 tsp taurine powder (or 500 mg tablet) (taurine is optional for dogs - essential for cats)
Sauté chopped chicken breast in oil until thoroughly cooked. Add rice and salt.
Grind Tums (calcium carbonate), multi vitamin/mineral tab, and taurine supplement together. Add to cooled mixture. Store in refrigerator. Larger batches may be prepared in advance and stored in the freezer.
40% protein (Dry matter basis )
12% fat DMB
6% calcium DMB
Calories: 1046 kcal per batch or 1.12 kcal/gram
Batch size: 932 grams
To feed, calculate caloric needs and divide into twice daily feeding. One recipe batch should provide adequate intake for a 40-45 pound dog for 1 day.
Adjust intake to maintain ideal body weight.
Catnutrition.org - More info about homemade foods and RAW recipies.
PetDiets.com - Info on pet diets.
Balanceit.com - Create a homemade diet. Unfortunately, you will need to buy the recipe you create along with a vitmain and mineral supplement
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