Liver Disease Diet for dogs
This recipe is formulated for dogs living with liver disease and includes supplements to aid the liver.
To prevent toxicity dogs with liver disease should be feed smaller more frequent meals throughout the day to reduce stress on the liver and help metabolize nutrients. Try feeding 4 small meals per day.
To prevent an overload of vitamin A in the liver do not be feed carrots, pumpkin, spinach, swiss chard, liver or other foods high in vitamin A. Look for low sodium cottage cheese.
Yields 76 ounces
- 5 cups of water
- 1 lb. chicken thighs, boneless skinless
- 2 cups white rice
- 1 red bell pepper
- 100 mg zinc tablets
- 1 Brazil nut
- 1/4 cup lecithin granules
- 2 1/2 teaspoons eggshell powder
- 2 teaspoons kelp powder
- 1 teaspoon potassium chloride
- 3 tablespoons sunflower seed oil
- 2 One A Day Men’s formula vitamins
- 2 cups low fat, low sodium cottage cheese
- Dice chicken into 1/2 cubes (easier to do when chicken is slightly frozen).
- Remove seeds from bell pepper and cut into 1/2 pieces.
- Bring water to a boil in a large pot add chicken, rice and bell peppers. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 25 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
- Crush multivitamins and zinc tablets and add to a food processor.
- Add the brazil nut, soy lecithin, eggshell powder, kelp powder, potassium chloride and sunflower seed oil and process until combined and brazil nut has been reduced to a meal.
- Combine cottage cheese, chicken-rice mixture and supplement mixture in a large bowl and stir well.
- Portion out each meal into zip lock bags and gently warm in a sink filled with warm water just before serving.
|Liver Diet for dogs|
|Total number of 1 cup servings:||9 1/2|
|Nutrition Facts per 8 ounce serving|
|Total Fat g.||12.22|
Always remember to balance each meal with vitamin and calcium supplements; visit Natural Urban Pets and stock up on your pet’s natural needs.Liver Disease