How to Make the Best Homemade Dog Food for Maltipoo

Homemade food is always the best. Just like for humans, this kind of food is also better for Maltipoo than the instant one. One of the reasons is because it offers extra delicious food. Not only that, homemade dog food is usually healthier.

How do you make the best homemade dog food for Maltipoo? Before anything, you have to be aware that just like any dogs, Maltipoo has different nutrient requirements than humans for their proportional body size, including:

  • High quality protein such as meat, seafood, dairy or eggs
  • Fat such as meat or oil
  • Carbohydrates such as grains or vegetables
  • Calcium such as dairy
  • Essential fatty acids such as egg yolks or oatmeal

Below is one of the best recipes of the homemade dog food for Maltipoo as posted on Damn Delicious. The recipe has a balance of 50% protein, 25% vegetables and 25% grains. Feel free to adjust the ration if you want.

How to Make the Best Homemade Dog Food for Maltipoo

There are some ingredients that you have to gather to make this recipe, such as:

  • 1 1/2 cups brown rice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 pounds ground turkey
  • 3 cups baby spinach, chopped
  • 2 carrots, shredded
  • 1 zucchini, shredded
  • 1/2 cup peas, canned or frozen

After gathering every single time, it is time for you to execute everything by following the following instructions:

  1. The first thing that you have to do is to cook rice in the large saucepan of 3 cups of water. Do it according to package instructions.
  2. Once you are done cooking the rice, set it aside.
  3. Then, heat olive oil in the large stockpot. Besides, you can also do it in Dutch oven over medium heat.
  4. The next thing that you need to do is to add ground turkey and cook it until the color turns brown or about 3-5 minutes.
  5. After that, stir in a few things such as spinach, carrots, zucchini, peas and brown rice. Do it until the spinach has wilted and the mixture is heated through. If you have no idea, it is about 3-5 minutes.
  6. When everything is done, let it cool completely.

In the end, you can divide the food into single servings. Besides, you have also to note the date. Afterward, freeze it in the freezer. When the food is ready to serve, defrost it in the fridge overnight and nuke it for 15-30 seconds. When it is really ready to serve, you can just bring it to your dog.

If you are thinking of making homemade dog food for your Maltipoo, you are suggested to get the ebook called The Healthy Wholesome Cookbook for Small Dogs. Inside the book, there are a total of 40 delicious and super nutritious recipes for the small dogs like Maltipoo.

21 of these recipes are for meals. All these recipes for meals include Echo’s Easy Egg Scramble, Bono’s Berry Breakfast, Lollipop’s Liver Bonanza, Max’s 3-Blend Meatloaf, Fargo’s Fish and Eggs, Velvet’s Lip-Smacking Veal & Chicken Medley, Banjos’ Beef Mashup, Sammy’s Steak Stew, Blossom’s beef Berry Quinoa Mix, Yolonda’s Yogurt-Marinated Beef Blast, Scout’s Sunshine Chicken Mix, Yogi’s Yum-Yum Turkey dinner, Sullivan’s Salmon Dinner, Faith’s Pan-fried Fish Feast, Luca’s Doggo Lo Mein (chicken or beef), Poppy’s Pasta Supreme, Marley’s Cheesy Meatball, Lucy’s Light Lunch and Tank’s Turkey Takeover (two of them are low calorie meals), Eddie’s Easy-Does-It Blend (it is best for upset tummies), and Samson’s Simple Dinner with Add-ons (it is known as a top method for testing food allergies).

As for the other 19 recipes, they are for baked, no-bake, and frozen treats. These recipes include Nutty Cheese Drop Biscuits, Frosted Peanut Butter Cookies, Classic Peanut Butter & Coconut Oil Paws, Veggie Crunch Bones, Carrot Cheese Squares, Sweet Potato Puffs (it is known as a soft treat), Frozen Double-Fruit Yogurt, Frozen Yogurt Split Treats, Coconut Berry Macaroons, Frosted Pumpkin Cookies, No-Bake Pumpkin Peanut Butter Balls, Mixed Berry Muffins, Mini Stuffed Fruit Disks, Berry Crunch Bones, Blueberry Dot Chews (it is known as a soft treat), Banana Oat Bites, Chicken Veggie Bites, Liver Crunch Bites, and Fun Fruity Birthday Cake.

Once again, homemade dog food offers a lot of benefits than the instant one. Below is the list of these benefits:

  • There are no preservatives: While you can bulk cooking, there will be no need for you to add any preservatives as the food will be put in the refrigerator
  • There are no coloring dyes: The ingredients that will be used are unrefined and clean so there will be no fake coloring agents. The colors will be from vegetables and fruits.
  • The foods are high quality: Each ingredient has good quality that you can get from the local grocery store.
  • Adjusting grains as you deem fit can be done easily: Homemade foods allow you to control the kind and the amount of grains in every dish.
  • It is flexible for picky eaters: Since the recipes can be adjusted to include ingredients that are preferred by dogs, homemade foods are best for picky eaters.
  • You can cook when you want to: Feel free to cook anything you want whenever you want.
  • Foods burst with flavor: The flavor is the difference that sets homemade food with the commercial kibble or canned food. With the unique flavor offered by the homemade food, your dog will run to you as soon as possible and it will be excited to eat everything that you serve.
  • You do not have to get special culinary skill: You can still make something for your dog even if you are not technically skilled. The only skills that are needed are the basic ones, such as chopping, washing, boiling, cutting, and so on.

In addition to getting all these benefits, you will also be able to avoid the likes of chemical preservatives, coloring dyes, questionable ingredients, high levels of wheat gluten, and fillers that can be responsible for a Maltipoo eating feces or grass and are linked to malnutrition.

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