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Don’t we all like to eat familiar foods and feed our pets too, the best fresh dog food?


Here are some foods from your own kitchen that you can feed your dogs & pups without worrying:


Plain boiled chicken for dogs is a good option when they have an upset stomach.

Depending on how gentle or quick your dog is with eating their food, soft bones, like chicken feet, neck, cartilage can be fed, however, it is best your dog is being watched while they indulge in these soft bones.



Beef is a quality source of protein that helps your dog build muscle. The fat in beef can help your pup feel full and the vitamins and minerals help keep your pups coat and skin healthy. Beef is an excellent source of Zinc, Iron,  and Vitamins B12, B3,  B6.


Pork is a highly digestible protein, packed with amino acids. Pork also may be less likely to cause an allergic reaction in some pets compared to other proteins. However, you should only use lean pork for their meals. And refrain from feeding dogs bacon or processed ham, due to their high salt contents.

Organ Meats

There’s a good reason organs like liver, gizzard, heart are often called nature’s multivitamin. They’re by far the most nutrient-dense parts of an animal.  They’re packed with rich nutrients, including …

  • Vitamins A, C, D, E, K, B-vitamins, folate

  • Minerals like copper, iron, manganese, iodine, zinc & phosphorous

  • Amino acids


Sardines, tilapia, anchovy, tuna, mackerel are all safe for dogs to eat and good sources of protein. They are rich sources of omega-3 fatty acids, which can help keep a dog’s immune system, coat, and skin health.


Pumpkin  is a great choice of vegetable to add to their meals and a healthy snack for dogs, in the form of cooked puree. In addition to helping with your dog’s skin and coat, it is great for digestion and considered the best food for dogs with diarrhea.


Cucumbers are a safe, low-calorie snack for dogs, and they can be a good option for those who are overweight. Cucumbers also contain plenty of vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin K.


Chewing on carrots can help remove plaque from their teeth and otherwise promote good dental health. Carrots are also a good source of vitamin A, which is beneficial for a dog’s immune system, skin, and coat.


Plain green beans are a good, healthful snack for dogs. They are a source of protein and also contain calcium, iron, and vitamin K.



Apples provide many important vitamins for dogs, including vitamins A and C. Apples are also a good source of fiber, which can help regulate a dog’s digestion. However, the seeds are a definite no, and considered toxic for your dog.


Dogs can eat bananas in moderation. They are full of magnesium, which is important for good bone health. Due to their high sugar content, bananas should only be an occasional treat for dogs.


Watermelon has a high water content, so it can help keep dogs hydrated. It is also a good source of vitamins A, C, and B-6. Do remove the seeds and rind, while treating your dog to a crisp, juicy watermelon.



Cooked, plain rice for dogs can be a good option when their stomach is upset, as it is easy to digest and helps bind stool. However, rice can cause blood sugar levels to rise, so dogs with diabetes should only eat it in small amounts. Also, if your dog is suffering from a skin infection, it is advisable to cut down on the rice during this period, since bacteria and yeast thrives on sugar.

Dairy Products

Dairy products, such as cheese, and plain yoghurt, are safe for dogs to have in small quantities. Cheeses like cottage cheese and mozzarella are lower in fat and sodium making it safer for your dogs as a snack or treat. We suggest avoiding milk, because dogs have low levels of lactase, a digestive enzyme that breaks down the sugars in milk. 

Peanut Butter

Unsalted peanut butter with no added sugar or sweeteners is safe for dogs to eat in moderation. It is vital to check that the peanut butter does not contain a sweetener called xylitol, which is highly toxic to dogs.

Peanut butter contains many beneficial elements, including vitamins E and B, niacin, healthful fats, and protein. It’s a fun sticky reward for your dog to down their pills too.

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