Homemade Dog Kibble Recipe: A Healthy and Nutritious Treat! - Wagr Petcare

    Homemade Dog Kibble Recipe: A Healthy and Nutritious Treat!

    Want to whip up a hearty batch of crunchy nibbles your dog will relish as snacks? This simple baked kibble recipe lets you control ingredients and skip preservatives. Let's learn how to rustle up these crunchy treats right at home!

    Homemade dog kibble

    Ingredients For Homemade Kibble

    (Recipe credits: The Nest)

    • 500g flour (white, whole wheat or oats)
    • 3 large eggs or 4 medium eggs
    • 1 cup powdered milk
    • 100ml coconut oil
    • 2 mixing bowls
    • 600ml milk, broth or water
    • 2 wooden spoons
    • Optional: cheese, shredded meat, pureed fruits/veggies

    Step-By-Step Kibble Baking Method

    1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a baking tray with foil and lightly grease.
    2. In a mixing bowl, combine flour and powdered milk. Stir well and set aside.
    3. In another bowl, mix eggs, coconut oil and milk/water thoroughly.
    4. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients. Mix into a thick, moist dough.
    5. Knead in any extras like shredded cheese or meat if desired.
    6. Spread dough evenly on a baking tray, 1⁄2 inch thick.
    7. Bake for 45 minutes until browned and firm. Cool completely before breaking into bite-sized pieces.
    8. Store crunchy nibbles in an airtight container. Refrigerate for 1 week or freeze longer.

    And done! Your pup will surely relish these crispy, flavorful homemade treats. Let's look at why the ingredients are a healthy choice.

    Nutritional Benefits

    • Flour made from whole wheat or oats provides beneficial fiber and carbohydrates which act as a source of energy for dogs.
    • Powdered milk is a good source of calcium which supports healthy bones and teeth in canines. It also contributes valuable protein.
    • Eggs provide highly bioavailable protein for dogs as well as important fatty acids that nourish the skin and coat.
    • Oils like coconut oil supply healthy fats that benefit the skin and also have anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties to help improve immunity.
    • Any extra ingredients added like cheese, pureed vegetables or fruits contribute essential vitamins that promote overall wellness in dogs.
    • By balancing all these wholesome ingredients, this recipe offers a nutritious baked treat that dogs love.

    Baking allows preserving without adding preservatives. You control ingredients based on your dog's needs. Portion as snacks or treats along with regular dog food.

    Tips For Feeding Dogs Right

    Follow these tips for optimal canine nutrition:

    • Choose whole foods over processed when possible.
    • Look for complete, balanced nutrition if making home-cooked meals.
    • Vary protein sources - chicken, eggs, paneer, soy etc.
    • Include oils like sunflower or cod liver for fatty acids.
    • Mix in veggies like carrots, peas, sweet potato for vitamins.
    • Adjust portions by weight, age, and activity level of your dog.
    • Ensure access to fresh water always to aid food digestion.
    • Refrigerate 3-5 days, freeze longer. Thaw before feeding.

    Whip up a batch of these crunchy treats for your doggo using ingredients you trust! It's a great way to show your furry friend some extra love through food made especially for them.

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    Hi Nandini,

    This would give about 2-3 servings on an average, but it really depends on your pet’s usual diet, age, breed, and size. For some dogs, this would be about 1 serving, for some it could go up to 3 servings.


    The proportions is for how many grams/servings?

    Nandini Dalmia

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