We have gotten a lot of email about what is a good homemade diet to feed dogs with vomiting, diarrhea or other gastrointestinal diseases.
Before feeding this diet, discuss it with your veterinarian and get their approval to ensure it is right for your pet.
Pocket Companion to Small Animal Clinical Nutrition, 4th Edition
Editors: Michael S. Hand, DVM, PhD, Diplomate American College of Veterinary Nutrition and Bruce J. Novotny, DVM, Helios Communications, LLC
Copyright 2002 by Mark Morris Institute
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Topeka, Kansas 66601-2097
Balanced low-residue homemade formula for adult dogs with gastrointestinal disease
Daily food formulation for an 18-kg dog (as fed)
|Rice, white, cooked||232|
|Egg, large boiled||116|
|Salt, substitute (KCl||1.0|
Nutrient Content (%DMB)+
*Also feed one human adult vitamin-mineral tablet daily.
**Nutrients of concern are italicized.
Directions: Cook starch component. Hard boil one large egg. Mix with all other components except the vitamin-mineral supplement. Mix well and serve immediately or cover and refrigerate. Feed the vitamin-mineral supplement with the meal; give as a pill or pulverize and thoroughly mix with food before feeding.
Looking for other dog food recipes? Also see dog food recipes for normal healthy dogs, obese dogs, dogs with kidney disease, and dogs with heart disease.