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One thing to consider is that even if you want to improve your dog's diet by doing some cooking, it DOESN'T have to be "all or nothing". After Kodi had some allergy problems over the summer (which turned out to be environmental, but we wanted to cover all bases) I decided to do some cooking. But I wasn't willing to do a complicated recipe, and I still wanted the kibble option available for times when that's more convenient, like when we are at show where we have to stay in a hotel, etc.
So Kodi eats a high quality, grain free, limited ingredient kibble for breakfast. (Which DH likes, because he often feeds breakfast) Then in the evening, he gets a mixture of either organic ground chicken breast and Balance-IT, or organic ground chicken and Honest Kitchen. When he gets the Balance-IT version, I also supplement with steamed, organic, green leafy veggies and fruit.
It takes me about half an hour to make enough single servings (I freeze them in muffin tins, then pop them into a freezer bag) to last me almost 3 weeks, since he only eats that once a day. He loves it, and I like that I'm feeding him food that I KNOW is good for him.
Karen, Kodi, Pixel and Panda
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