Dr. Beth's Homemade Dog Food
Dr. Beth's Homemade Dog Food
Servings: 12-16
I use a 6 quart crock pot:
  • 1.5 pounds ground raw bison (or grass-fed beef)
  • 1 cup (uncooked) barley
  • 1/2 cup (broken) wild rice
  • 4 cups chopped sweet potatoes
  • 2 cups chopped celery
  • 16 oz. beef broth
  • about 6 cups water
  • 1/8 cup olive oil or coconut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • can add/switch out other ingredients like cabbage, broccoli, lentils, dried or frozen peas, crushed tomatoes, bell peppers or most greens (add towards the end) - great use for leftover greens... slightly wilted, etc.

Cook on low about 6 hours or high about 4 hours
Check it in an hour or so before the scheduled end cook time to see if it needs more water.

Cool well before serving... store in fridge... use as needed.

Serving size will depend upon the size of your dog...
Amelia (45 pounds) eats about 1.5 cups, twice daily... but also gets snacks... fruits, vegetables, etc.
Our smaller dog Annie(about 16 pounds) eat about 1/2 cup twice daily.
For our two dogs, making a batch lasts about 6-7 days.

If you have smaller dogs, I suggest making a 1/2 batch instead of a full batch.

I also make this recipe with Turkey, using 3 turkey thighs, and chicken broth instead of the beef broth.

To use Chicken, I use 3-4 large breasts or 6-7 chicken thighs.

Remove all bones before storing.

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