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Old 07-11-2006, 08:01 PM
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If I were to start making my dog homemade food that I found a GREAT recipe for, how do I know how much to feed him? He is 42 pounds, and the recipe doesn't give a guideline as to how much to feed. If anybody knows or has any guidelines for me any input would be appreciated! Thanks in advance!
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Old 07-11-2006, 08:39 PM
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Does the recipe give you a calorie count? That's the best way to tell.
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Old 07-11-2006, 08:41 PM
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Where did you get the recipe from?
Is it available on the internet?

I had been looking for one as well, so i was just wondering..


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Old 07-12-2006, 12:05 AM
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You'd analyze the recipe for its nutrient content and go from there. It must also meet all the nutrient requirements your dog has, so don't just go feeding an unproven recipe.
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Old 07-12-2006, 01:08 PM
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It is a very good recipe given to me from somebody who made it and had it approved by a nutritionalist, so it is a proven recipe. I did not find it on the internet, and the provider asked for a "payment" of donating some money to a local research foundation. Unfortunately I don't have contact with him anymore so I can't ask for guidelines from him and also there is no calorie count provided.
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Old 07-12-2006, 02:11 PM
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Is it possible for you to post the recipe?
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