A healthy digestive system can benefit your dog in many ways. It improves nutrient uptake and utilization, ensures optimal immune function, prevents disease, treats bad breath, and prevents digestive upset such as vomiting or loose stools. The following holistic dog food recipe is formulated to improve and nurture a healthy canine gastrointestinal (GI) tract.

In keeping with our Autumn theme, this homemade recipe for dogs is built around pumpkin. Pumpkin is a natural digestive aid for dogs that is low in calories and a  low carbohydrate source of fiber.

Dog Food Recipe – Healthy Digestion Pumpkin Meatloaf

© Formulated by Melody McKinnon exclusively for AllNaturalPetCare.com

1.5 pounds lean ground beef or turkey
1 cup mashed or unseasoned canned pumpkin
1 egg
2 TBSP plain active yogurt
1 tsp aloe juice
1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
1 cup of finely chopped parsley
1/2 cup peas
1 cup finely chopped cooked greens, such as turnip greens
1 1/2 cups rice infant cereal
1 tsp seaweed/algae
1 tsp calcium montmorillonite clay
1 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp cinnamon
* Optional supplements

  1. Preheat oven: 350F
  2. Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl.
  3. Pack firmly into loaf pan greased with extra virgin olive oil.
  4. Bake for about 1.5 hours.
  5. Cool & slice.

This meatloaf freezes very well in convenient, single-slice portions.

* Supplements: You can supplement this recipe with Probiotics for Dogs and Digestive Enzymes to further assist in efficient digestion.

 

Note: This recipe isn’t intended to be a source of complete, daily nutrition. It can be included as part of a nutritious diet for dogs.

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9 thoughts on “Dog Food Recipe – Healthy Digestion Pumpkin Meatloaf ©

  1. That’s a favorite meal for our breeding pair of champion lhasa apsos. We feed them nothing but homemade food that is healthy with ingredients to improve their show score and we spare no expense for natural supplements. Even the best champion line is only as good as the care and training each dog receives.

  2. I love making your recipes because they always have that something extra to make our dogs more healthy and we thank you.

  3. I’m almost out of clay so I’ll be in touch next week. It’s made a true difference for my old friend and I’m sure he;ll like this meatloaf.

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