How Do You Season Homemade Dog Food?
With the popularity of pet owners making homemade dog foods, it’s no surprise humans want to make sure the dog food tastes good. After all, we’re used to adding a dash of seasoning to our meal, so we may be enticed to do the same for our four-legged companions. According to pet experts doctors Foster and Smith, dogs can’t properly digest many flavorful foods and seasonings that humans enjoy including onions, citrus oils and salt. Some human foods can cause severe illness or death to a pet. Add an Italian flair to dog food. Mix a can of chopped tomatoes into a beef and rice homemade dog food recipe. Measure 1 tsp.of fresh parsley leaves and stems per 20 lbs.of dog weight, per serving of dog food. Parsley is high in nutrients, strengthens intestinal wall muscles and reduces flatulence. Spice up the food. Add a pinch of cayenne pepper powder to each serving of homemade dog food for a spicy meal. The pepper strengthens the heart and has anti-inflammatory properties to soothe arthritic pain