Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Cooking For The Queen



Does anyone out there prepare home cooked meals for their pooches? I started about a month ago, after our Pug was diagnosed with Pancreatitis. I will spare you the details, but we had to rush her to the vet last month. After a 14 day round of antibiotics, 4 days of an IV, and a new diet of turkey, sweet potato and pumpkin, she is as good as new! In fact, she has more energy than before, and her coat even feels healthier. I've also added apples, carrots, green beans and eggs for added nutrition, although I've read that they still need added vitamins, namely calcium. The vet said she can stay on this diet or I can slowly switch to a Low Fat Duck & Potato Low Fat food that should be easily digested. Just wondering if anyone has any tips on making a nutritious food for their pets. I make up 3-4 days worth of meals in advance which makes it easier, but am considering doing 1-2 weeks worth and freezing it. My husband jokingly claims that I cook more for the dog than him...this very well may be true, my dear!

5 comments:

Sandy said...

I am up before dawn on a cold, rainy morning and trying to be very, very quite. What better way to spend my time than by finding great blogs like yours? What a darling Queen you have there. My cat just gets her crunchies. I had a great time going back through some of your older posts too!

Denise said...

thats so sweet of you! Thats funny what your hubby said! I have gotten to where I hate to cook anymore........

Rita said...

Hi Nancy, we have 4 dogs and every other day they have rice. It's so good for them, you are not the only one. She is a pretty girl!

Julie said...

my daughter (dog) eats her own food! She loves edamame, green beans, and we'll make a mix of brown rice with lentils and green beans for her.Also, she will eat some scrambled egg once or twice a week, and loves ground turkey! Hope this helped!

T said...

What a lucky queen! Glad to hear she is feeling better. Sounds like she is enjoying her new menu. My sister feeds her dog rice and chicken.