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Some canine foods cause allergies that lead to ear infections, skin irritation, hair loss and even characteristic itching once the dogs eat those foods which they are allergic to. Some of the commonest canine food allergens include common ingredients like corn and wheat. These two ingredients are most commonly used especially in commercially prepared foods for dogs. When the owners prepare food for dogs at home then this can be a safe and secure way of ensuring that corn or wheat has not been included in the dog’s diet.

A simple way is to create a wet food that can be fed to the dog which is particularly free from corn and wheat. The focus on these dog food recipes will be on various protein sources like chicken, beef, eggs, fish or turkey. Various vegetables like carrots, broccoli, potatoes, tomatoes and green beans can be added to these home made dog food recipes. To make holistic dog food recipes then one can even add the bulk of grains like brown rice, oats, millet or quinoa to the dog’s food. Hence it is very easy to keep wheat and corn out of the diet with these substitutes. It is known that organic ingredients cause less allergies in pets and are hence advised. A simple recipe includes combining half a cup of cooked meat and a single cup of some steamed vegetables. Grains can either be omitted or added in which case try adding half a cup of some grain.

Among the dry dog food recipes a common dry food recipe is to combine different kinds of alternative flours approximately 4 to 5 cups of this along with 4 to 5 tablespoons of olive oil, half a cup of brewer’s yeast, a cup of non fat milk powder, one egg and three cups of water. Mix all these ingredients together to form dough. Then spread this dough evenly on 2 or 3 cookie sheets and keep them to bake for about 45 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Break these cookies or kibbles into small pieces and keep them stored in a container that is airtight. Some dogs are known to suffer from allergies that are related to kibbles. Some other dog treats include dog biscuits made from a cup of rolled oats and a cup of coarsely ground up rolled oats. Also add a tsp. of flax seed, some baking powder, a can of tuna and a quarter cup of water. Bake these on a cookie sheet for about 25 to 30 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

 
  Submitted on May 7, 2010  
 
 
 
 
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