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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. To...
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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...