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Dog Food Recipes: Puppy Stew
Ingredients 3 lbs. boneless chicken meat with skin (white or dark; skin may be too rich for some dogs, and its inclusion is optional) 2 cups brown rice or barley 6 large sweet potatoes, peeled and diced 6 carrots, peeled and chopped 1 medium package (24 oz.) frozen peas or lima beans 56 fl. oz. diced tomatoes with juice 3 Tbsp. fresh parsley or oregano 1⁄2 cup fish, safflower or olive oil...
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Dog Food Recipes: Fido's Fricassee
Ingredients 1 lb. ground meat (beef or turkey with moderate fat content) 1 10 oz. package frozen spinach, thawed, squeezed dry, or 1.25 pounds fresh spinach leaves 1 cup cooked brown rice or barley 2 Tbsp. fish, safflower or olive oil 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 hard-boiled eggs, mashed 2 ripe papayas, peeled, cored, mashed (may substitute canned pumpkin if papaya is unavailable) 1 tsp....
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Dog Food Recipes: Bow Wow Brunch
Ingredients 3 cups cooked oatmeal 2 cups active-culture plain yogurt 2 cups cottage cheese 2 Tbsp. safflower oil 1 banana, peeled and coarsely mashed 1 apple or pear, cored and chopped 1 cup ripe mashed mango Directions Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix thoroughly. Refrigerate, do not freeze. (Use caution if your pup has not been exposed to dairy.) Yield: 8 cups, which...
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Dog Food Recipes: Easy Crockpot Chicken & Brown Rice
A family favorite, served to three generations of dogs
Base 1 cup brown rice 2 cups water Vegetables 1/2 lb. green beans, broken into segments 1 medium sweet potato, raw, cut into medium-sized chunks (leave skin on) 3 carrots, sliced into about 1" thick rounds Protein 2 boneless chicken breasts (with or without skin) Directions 1. Put all ingredients into the crockpot in the order given (layer, don’t mix). 2. Cook on low for about 8...
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Dog Food Recipes: Ginger Bone Treats
Whole Grains, Whole Fun
Dogs love the taste and aroma of their very own ginger cookies—better yet, use a “squirrel” cookie cutter for extra delight. Makes 5 to 6 dozen cookies. Ingredients 4 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups whole wheat flour 1 cup molasses 1 cup water 1/2 cup vegetable oil 4 tablespoons ground ginger 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground cloves  Directions Place all ingredients in a large bowl. Mix...
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Dog Food Recipes: Pumpkin Soup
A no-cook delight from the raw food maven
If you are blessed with the friendship of an animal companion, then you know about the special bond that can form between species. And as we share our lives and our love with them, we often share our food with them, too. Fresh, whole food is rich in the nutrients that we and our animal companions need to enjoy healthy lives. And raw food contains many more important nutrients than cooked food....
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Dog Food Recipes: Cool Treats for Warm Weather
Treat them right
Lots of fun in the summer sun makes for hot and hungry dogs. Here are two treat recipes that are sure to be pup-pleasers. Look for organic and/or free-range ingredients and you’ll double the benefit. Frozen Sunrise An icy treat to be enjoyed from sunrise to sunset.  Ingredients 2 cups fruit juice (apple works best) 1 mashed and puréed banana 1 cup plain non-fat yogurt 1 cup puréed...
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(Not) Dog Food Recipes: Pup Cupcakes
Small, tasty and charming treats
In Hello, Cupcake, the authors start with basic cake mixes and frostings, and then the fun begins. Using easy-to-find candies, they show you how to make everything from insects to sunflowers. We, of course, were charmed by their “Pup Cakes,” which include 11 dog breeds; we selected the Chocolate Lab.   At the dog park, you know all the dogs but none of the owners’ names. Stir up a batch of...
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Dog Food Recipes: Holiday Biscuits
Holiday treats for the co-pilots
Just in time for holiday cookie making, a delightful new book by Janine Adams—You Bake ’Em Dog Biscuits Cookbook—is filled with tantalizing dog biscuit recipes. Whip up a batch of the Red and Green Christmas Cookies to share with all your doggy friends. Ingredients 3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup tomato juice 2 tablespoons safflower oil 1 1/2 cups loosely...

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