Homemade Dog Recipes for Your Favorite Pooch

Food is the most important thing you can ever buy your pet. You’re not just providing a delicious meal, you are ensuring the continued health and wellbeing of your dog through good nutrition. Not only does a balanced diet improve muscle and body condition, it strengthens your dog’s immunity, improves teeth, hair, and skin, and helps prevent disease.

While there are dog manufacturers that work very hard to make sure their products are made in a way that contains the most nutritional value for pets, no one knows your dog like you do. Here are some healthy recipes you can make for your pup as a special treat or as part of his daily diet.

The Budget Bowl

Here’s a great bowl filled with hearty vegetables for the health-conscious pooch. This bowl looks so good, you’ll want it for yourself!

1 1/2 cups brown rice
2 carrots, shredded
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 zucchini, shredded
3 pounds ground turkey
1/2 cup peas, canned or frozen
3 cups baby spinach, chopped

DIY Homemade Dog Food

This Recipe is a Piece of Cake!

Literally, it’s a cake! While this may take a little more effort than the Budget Bowl, here’s a cool recipe for a chicken dinner layer cake that looks AMAZING.


1 kg (2.2 lbs) Chicken
1/2 cup of carrots
1/2 cup of peas
1/2 cup of sweet corn
1 medium Apple
1 Egg shell and all
1 cup of Brown rice

Posh Chicken Dinner Layer Cake For Dogs-Homemade Dog Food Recipe

Chili con Carne

Who says dogs can’t have chili? As long as it’s not spicy, your dog can enjoy chili too! Just follow this recipe, which just so happens to be written by a dog herself.


4 Carrots
2 Tbsp Butter
1 lb Ground Beef
1 Can of tomato paste
Beef Broth (NO SALT)
Optional Can of Corn
250 grams Cream Cheese

The Only Chili Recipe For Dogs You’ll Ever Need

Chunky Meatballs

This quick, 15 minute recipe makes for a great treat when behavior training your dog. Try it out, your pup is sure to love it.


1/2 pound ground beef
1/2 cup cooked brown rice
1 carrot, shredded
1 stalk celery, finely chopped
1/2 cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
2 tablespoons parmigiano-reggiano cheese
1 large egg
2 teaspoons ground turmeric


Beef! Beef! Beef!

Dog’s love beef. Here’s a recipe that’s chocked full of it!

14 oz Lean Ground Beef
2 tsp Hempseed Oil
½ tsp Carlson’s Cod Liver Oil
2 oz Sardines
½ tsp Ginger
½ tsp Kelp
1 Egg
1 oz Beef Liver
1 oz Broccoli
1 oz Red Bell Pepper
1 oz Spinach