Nutritious Treats for Dogs
Vintar Doggie Stew
(The adult dogs get 2 cups once a day, and moms and young dogs get 2 cups twice a day)
10 pounds of hamburger (rolled hamburger, 75% lean) or 10 pounds of chicken
(The meat grinder costs $600 and will grind chicken leg quarters, bones, and all.)
1 pound of beef liver (cooked to crumbly, tiny pieces)
2 pounds or 5 cups uncooked white rice (boil rice and 10 cups water for 20 minutes)
4 cups cooked small cubes of sweet potatoes
4 cooked eggs
2 cans of peas and carrots
1 large can of green beans
(1 large can of purée pumpkin or 4 cups of fresh pumpkin)
1 tbsp Beef gelatin (pwd)
1 tbsp pet kelp (the missing link
1 tbsp powdered eggshells
Cook everything separately that needs to be cooked
Mix everything together
note: large can is 29 oz, small can is 15 oz.
This is a video of making the doggie stew. It is on my YouTube channel, Vintar German Shepherd. I will try to post the video correctly. It's not letting me post correctly at this time. The video on YouTube is called Vintar Doggie Stew. My YouTube channel is Vintar German Shepherd. If you look through my videos, you can also find the video on how to make both..
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Note: Anywhere I say it's good for joint health has: high concentrations of glucosamine and chondroitin, which are commonly found in canine joint supplements. These provide the building blocks for joint cartilage and therefore help improve overall joint health for arthritic dogs or dogs with joint conditions such as hip dysplasia.
Spirulina: Strengthen the immune system; Improve gastrointestinal health; Aid in detoxification; Reduce the rate of cancer; Help Allergies
- Chicken feet: Joint health and high amounts of calcium
- Duck feet: Joint health
- Turkey feet: Joint health
- Turkey necks: Joint health
- Esophagus: Joint health
- Beef trachea: Joint health
- Beef tendons: Bone strength and joint health
- Beef ligaments: Joint health
- Beef strap: Joint health
- Freeze-dried liver: Protein and heart health
- Freeze-dried chicken: Protein
- Collagen sticks reduce inflammation, increase mobility and flexibility, improve bone strength, support skin health and moisture retention, make your dog's coat shiny, and promote dental health through saliva secretion and tartar removal.
Veggies Good for Dogs
- Red peppers: Are healthy for dogs and contain high levels of vitamins A, C, and E and lots of antioxidants, boosting your dog's immune system and reducing inflammation caused by arthritis.
- Carrots: Rich in Vitamin A, which supports eye health, boosts the immune system, and makes your pet's skin and coat healthier.
- Pumpkin: A natural stomach soother, pumpkin also helps to remove excess water in a dog's digestive tract. Pet owners have relied on pumpkins for a long time to reduce instances of diarrhea in their dogs. Pumpkin seeds are good for parasites. DO NOT FEED the skin of the pumpkin.
- Green beans: Full of important vitamins and minerals, such as protein, iron, calcium, and vitamins B6, A, C, and K.
- Sweet Potato: (cooked) vitamin A, which promotes healthy skin, coat, eyes, nerves, and muscles in dogs. Sweet potatoes are also a rich source of vitamins A, C, B6, potassium, calcium, and iron.
- Broccoli: Highest amount of Vitamin K found in vegetables. Vitamin C: Boosts the immune system of your dog and provides anti-inflammatory properties
- Green Peas: Boosts energy levels in dogs and is gentle on the digestive system
- Celery: Excellent source of fiber; vitamins A, C, and K; folate; potassium; and manganese. The crunchy veggie also might freshen up your dog's breath.
- Cucumbers: Vitamin C, K, B's and a host of minerals like potassium, manganese, copper, and calcium
- Spinach: Boosts the immune system, increases energy levels, and prevents some types of cancer
- Brussels sprouts: Rich in fiber and antioxidants, which help reduce inflammation in the body and improve overall blood circulation. They're also loaded with vitamins, including vitamins K and C, which are good for a dog's immune system and bone health.
- Kale: High in calcium, magnesium, potassium, and iron, which support healthy bones and a healthy heart. As it's vitamin-packed, feeding your dog, kale can support vision and colon health, liver detoxification, and fight off infections.
- Kelp: Regulates glandular activity in the adrenal, pituitary, and thyroid glands. Great for skin allergies, as it helps reduce itching and inflammation. It Contains protein and amino acids that help tissue repair, and Iodine content helps to stimulate thyroid activity, speeding metabolism and weight loss, Improves glandular activity and healthy metabolism. High-fiber content helps digestion, Can help reduce dental plaque and tartar buildup.
- Zucchini: Rich in vitamins A, C, B6, and K, which are beneficial for your dog's vision, skin, coat, bone and cartilage growth, metabolism, and proper blood clotting. Zucchini is high in antioxidants, especially in the skin.
Fruits Good for Dogs
- Apples: A great source of vitamin C, vitamin A, potassium, and antioxidants
- Blueberries: Contain antioxidants, fiber, and vitamins C and K
- Bananas: High fiber content important to your dog's digestive system. Fiber moves food along the intestinal tract, helping to resolve constipation, diarrhea, and some blockages that can occur. Vitamin C: A powerful antioxidant that boosts your dog's immune system
- Watermelon: Is one of the best fruit choices as a treat for your dog. Its high moisture and fiber content, along with densely packed nutrients
- Note: Watermelon should be given sparingly as it contains seeds that can cause a blockage and a rind that may result in gastrointestinal upset, such as diarrhea.
- Strawberries: High in immune system boosting vitamins C, B1, B6, and K, High in minerals including potassium, iodine, magnesium, and folic acid, Loaded with fiber to aid in digestion, Contain Omega-3 for skin and coat health, Contain an enzyme that can help whiten your dog’s teeth
- Cantaloupe: Help with your canine's eyesight, loaded with vitamin A and lots of beta carotene, which helps reduce the risk of cancer and prevents cell damage. It's also a good source of vitamins B-6 and C, fiber, folate, niacin, and potassium.
- Raspberries: Full of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, along with a healthy dose of fiber, help boost your dog's overall health, fight free radicals, reduce cancer risk, and support heart function, cell production, and digestion.
- Pears: High in copper, vitamins C and K, and fiber. It's been suggested that eating fruit can reduce the risk of having a stroke by 50 percent.
- Pineapple: Full of minerals, including manganese, copper, potassium, magnesium, iron, and small amounts of calcium, phosphorous, and zinc. These nutrients play an important role in your dog's immune system and digestive health.
- Cranberries: Boost your dog's immune system, help prevent some cancers, and improve cognitive and bladder health.
- Papaya: Vitamins K, C, E, and A, which increase your dog's energy and strengthen the immune system. Calcium, magnesium, and potassium minerals have a positive effect on a dog's growth, High fiber content, which can prevent obesity and ensure healthy digestion of your pet.
- Chicken liver: Liver health, digestion, and reproductive organs, help protect against autoimmune problems and infectious diseases. It can support muscle and bone strength, eyesight, skin and coat, mental and nerve health, prevent anemia, and support bone and joint health.
- Shiitake Mushrooms: High Fiber Content Supports Digestion, High in B Vitamins, Contain Vitamin D, Protect Oral Health, Help Immune Function, Contain Cancer-Fighting Compounds, Good For Heart Health, Promote Healthy Coat And Skin.
- Ginger: Packed with antioxidants and contains anti-inflammatory properties that can promote healthy blood circulation, ease bloating, and increase heart health.
- Sardines: Simply adding a few sardines to your dog's regular meals once a week can help develop muscles and other connective tissue, boost their immune system, increase dental health, and protect against kidney disease
- Turmeric: Maintaining pain associated with joint issues and arthritis, Reducing blood clots due to its blood thinning properties, Helping irritable bowel diseases since it helps break down dietary fats, Great antioxidants, and Boosts the immune system. Anti-Inflammatory, Fight Cancer, Treats Gastrointestinal Disorders, Can Replace Steroids
- Eggs: Are packed with protein and rich in many essential amino and fatty acids, vitamins including A and B12, as well as folate, iron, selenium, and riboflavin, which can all provide an array of health benefits for canines, ranging from improved skin and coat health to stronger teeth and bones.
- Coconut oil: Ease inflammation, fights harmful fungi and bacteria, Helps digestion, Eases coughing, Helps skin and hair, Makes their coat glossy, and Eliminates odor.
- Wheatgrass: Antioxidants, organ cleansing, breath freshening, digestion support, help with constipation, odor control, energy boosting, and antiseptic properties.
- Bean sprouts: Contain vitamins A, C, E, and B vitamins. They're good for your dog's immune system, support cell growth, help with some allergies, and support the prevention of several illnesses, including kidney and liver disease.
- Plain yogurt: High in protein, a good source of calcium, and full of probiotics which are great for your dog's digestive system.