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Homemade Pet Food Recipes

Store-bought natural pet food varieties are fine most of the time, but every now and then why not treat your cat or dog to all natural homemade pet food?

| June/July 2006

  • homemade pet food - cat and dog
    Your cat or dog will love your homemade pet food.
    Photo by Walter Chandoha

  • homemade pet food - cat and dog

Want to try mixing your own homemade pet food? Here are a couple simple recipes for dog food and cat food.

For Dogs

3 cups cooked oatmeal or cream of wheat
2 cups cooked ground beef
2 tbsp plain yogurt
1 small apple, cut or sliced into small pieces

Mix together and serve at room temperature.

For Cats

2 cups cooked chicken
1/4 cup carrots, grated
1 cup brown rice, cooked



Cut or grind chicken into small pieces. Mix chicken and carrots with rice. If there is any chicken fat from the bird, pour about 2 teaspoons over the mix. Serve at room temperature.


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