Feed Your Best Friend Better

Author: Rick Woodford
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449409938
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Featuring such options as Puppy Pesto, Bacon Yappetizers and Mutt Loaf, a cookbook by the creator of the "DogFoodDude" blog provides natural-foods recipes for dogs based on the nutritional guidelines of veterinary manuals.

Feed Your Best Friend Better

Author: Rick Woodford
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449410359
Format: PDF
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From Rick Woodford, the "Dog Food Dude" himself, comes Feed Your Best Friend Better, with easy recipes that will make even humans drool a little bit. Healthy food can enable dogs to live longer, healthier lives, just as it can for humans, and with these meals, treats, and cookies, dogs will never miss commercial kibble. Rick has researched nutrition for dogs and has used the same manuals veterinarians use to develop his recipes. Feed Your Best Friend Better makes the transition to homemade dog food simple, so you can make natural pet food for your dog every day. From nutritional value to portion sizes, these recipes will help dog parents know what their dog is eating. The meals are healthy, and dogs love them. Rick Woodford wants dogs in every family to be healthy and happy. His recipes use a variety of herbs and spices for their antioxidant properties but they smell so good everybody in the house will be drooling. Recipes include: * Puppy Pesto * Bacon Yappetizers * Barkscotti * Mutt Loaf * Gingerbread Mailman In addition to 85 recipes other helpful chapters include: * How to Pick out a Commercial Food; making the ingredient label easy to understand with a breakdown of ingredients that are good for the bowl and those that are best left on the shelf. * Determining Portion Size; information on body type and size help readers understand how much food their dogs need to be in the best shape * Problem Mealtime Behaviors; how to deal with the early morning wake up call, reluctant eaters, counter surfing and more

Home Cooking for Your Dog

Author: Christine Filardi
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1613125461
Format: PDF, ePub
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Home Cooking for Your Dog is the first holistic cookbook for dogs to include recipes for cooked meals, treats, and the raw food diet—a big trend in the pet industry. User-friendly, chop-licking recipes like Fido’s Fishcakes, Potluck Polenta, and Peanut Butter and Coconut Cakes call for healthy ingredients you can find in your local grocery store (or may already have at home) to create balanced, nutritious meals for a healthier, happier dog. Headnotes provide nutrition information, cooking tips, and anecdotes from the author about her own four dogs to help readers transition their dogs to a homemade diet. Illustrated with a combination of irresistible color photographs of dogs and humorous line art, the book is a must-have for dog owners everywhere. A portion of the proceeds will support animal rescue. Praise for Home Cooking for Your Dog: “For those who have grown weary of mass-produced dog food, Home Cooking For Your Dog contains healthy recipes and diet advice for dogs.” —LA Times’ Jacket Copy blog “Get your puppy the gift of a nutritious, home made meal.” —Ladies’ Home Journal “It’s chock full of all sorts of goodness your dog will gladly gobble down.” —Modern Dog magazine

Feed Your Pet Right

Author: Marion Nestle
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439166444
Format: PDF, ePub
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Human nutrition expert and author of the critically acclaimed What to Eat, Marion Nestle, Ph.D., M.P.H., has joined forces with Malden C. Nesheim, Ph.D., a Cornell animal nutrition expert, to write Feed Your Pet Right, the first complete, research-based guide to selecting the best, most healthful foods for your cat or dog. Human nutrition expert and author of the critically acclaimed What to Eat, Marion Nestle, Ph.D., M.P.H., has joined forces with Malden C. Nesheim, Ph.D., a Cornell animal nutrition expert, to write Feed Your Pet Right, the first complete, research-based guide to selecting the best, most healthful foods for your cat or dog. A comprehensive and objective look at the science behind pet food, it tells a fascinating story while evaluating the range of products available and examining the booming pet food industry and its marketing practices. Drs. Nestle and Nesheim also present the results of their unique research into this sometimes secretive industry. Through conversations with pet food manufacturers and firsthand observations, they reveal how some companies have refused to answer questions or permit visits. The authors also analyze food products, basic ingredients, sources of ingredients, and the optimal ways to feed companion animals. In this engaging narrative, they explain how ethical considerations affect pet food research and product development, how pet foods are regulated, and how companies influence veterinary training and advice. They conclude with specific recommendations for pet owners, the pet food industry, and regulators. A road map to the most nutritious diets for cats and dogs, Feed Your Pet Right is sure to be a reference classic to which all pet owners will turn for years to come.

Raw Dog Food

Author: Carina Beth MacDonald
Publisher: Dogwise Publishing
ISBN: 1617810096
Format: PDF, ePub
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Raw feeding is the hottest topic in dog care today. You may have heard about the "BARF" diet - Biologically Appropriate Raw Foods. Learn why and how to feed your dog this new (but really OLD) diet. This book explains in simple, friendly and understandable terms the logic behind this approach. This fun and slightly irreverent book shows you how feeding your dog a raw diet can be effective, economical, and easy for you and healthy for your dog. Learn how to make it work for your dog and you!

Unlocking the Canine Ancestral Diet

Author: Steve Brown
Publisher: Dogwise Publishing
ISBN: 1929242832
Format: PDF
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Ancestors and canine cousins of our dogs didn't eat "krunchy kibble" or "meat 'n gravy in a can." They ate what they found or caught... and it wasn't cooked or "enriched" either! It was high in protein, with balanced fats, and usually included a few fruits, vegetables and grasses. Steve Brown, an expert on canine nutrition, shows how you can bring the benefits of the canine ancestral diet to your dog by feeding him differently as little as just one day a week. And no, you won't need to lead a pack of dogs on a hunting expedition! Just follow Steve's well-researched and easy to follow ABCs to make improvements to whatever your dog currently eats. BONUS! Raw food or home prepared feeders will learn how to balance nutrients more precisely, especially fats, for optimum health. A dog diet to get wild about! • Learn about the latest research on the importance of protein and healthy fats in your dog's diet. • Find out why commercial foods can't include these fragile-but-crucial nutrients, and how you can make sure your dog gets them. • Just one day a week, or more frequently if you choose, follow the simple recipes that balance the nutrition in the commercial food you are feeding—wet or dry!

The Simple Little Vegan Dog Book

Author: Michelle A. Rivera
Publisher: Book Publishing Company (TN)
ISBN: 9781570672439
Format: PDF, Docs
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Here is all the information needed so our friendly carnivorous canines can flourish as omnivores. Highlights include: expert opinions from veterinarians and animal nutritionist enthusiasts on plant-based diets; health survey on dogs fed a vegan diet versus commercial based; comprehensive lists of "people" foods that are beneficial to dogs and those that are harmful; and dozens of recipes for biscuits and treats as well as more substantial fare. Basic Dog Biscuit Recipe, Banana Nut Crunch Bars, Apple Puggly PupCakes, Rover's Risotto, Canine Cashew Casserole and Snickerpoodles are a few of the numerous ways to supplement or completely transform mealtimes safely, soundly, and deliciously.

Plant Based Recipes for Dogs Nutritional Lifestyle Guide

Author: Heather Coster
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781514100370
Format: PDF
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There is more information and studies that prove dogs can live a happy and healthy life on a plant based diet. This informative lifestyle guide and vegan cookbook for dogs includes extensive content into what foods promote health and aid longevity, whilst explaining why feeding dogs commercial dog food is not just harming and compromising the health of our dogs but is also devastating our planet. Plant Based Recipes for Dogs shows you exactly how to create nutritionally balanced meals that are sure to win over even the fussiest eater. With over 60 delicious nutritious recipes including treats, complete meals, fast food ideas, Kong(r) fillings, homemade remedies and much more, including: Sweet Potato Chew Strips - Coconut & Pineapple Cookies - Peanut Pillow Bites - Apple & Ginger Balls - Parsley & Mint Breath Bones - Quinoa Protein Power Dinner - Buddha Bark Bowl - Mixed Bean Vegetable Salad - Pearl Barley & Lentil Dog Meal - Scrambled Tofu & Vegan Sausages. www.vegandoglifestyle.com

Dinner for Dogs

Author: Henrietta Morrison
Publisher: The Experiment
ISBN: 1615190848
Format: PDF
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Developed with the assistance of a veterinarian, these delicious, nutritious and simple recipes offer dog owners alternatives to mass-produced pet foods including homemade kibble, breakfast oatmeal, meat pies and even doggie ice cream.

Dinner PAWsible

Author: Cathy Alinovi
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1632209195
Format: PDF, Docs
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There’s a reason why pets beg at the table—they want real food! Not the kibble manufactured by pet food companies, transformed beyond recognition, drained of natural nutrients, and a far cry from fresh meat, vegetables, and grain. If we as human beings are so dedicated to preparing healthy, homemade meals for ourselves in the comfort and safety of our own kitchens, shouldn’t we be doing the same for our beloved pets? Dinner PAWsible is a collection of more than fifty cat and dog food recipes that will teach you how to whip up a fresh, balanced meal for your hungry critters. Written by a veterinarian certified in food therapy and an advocate for pet food safety, these recipes are also based on the National Research Council requirements for dogs and cats. Debunk the myth that pet food companies are the only entities qualified to feed your pets. Instead, beat pet obesity, disease, and sickness by reaching into your pantry or refrigerator, turning on the stove, and starting to cook yourself! Making food at home will also decrease those exorbitant pet food bills. It’s time to go back to the table. Know exactly what your pet is eating and serve it a variety of real food that it deserves. Be a responsible pet parent by balancing your pet’s diet and pleasing its palate. Cooking for your pet is paws-ible!