What your beloved dog eats can be a worry to a lot of us, so taking the option to make your own dog food can be appealing. It has been proven that some of the commercial dog foods you buy in shops can cause harm to a dog. It has been observed that dog brands contain certain toxic substances that can, in large doses, be fatal. This has caused many alarm bells to resonate among the pet owning fraternity.
The ugly truth behind dog food, has therefore seen a higher demand for organic alternatives which are not harmful. Because of this demand, knowing how to make your own dog food can turn this knowledge into a profitable venture. An easy way to start is to make home made treats, as all you will need is the right kind of tools, a few connections and most importantly a lot of recipes for healthy dog food that dogs of all breeds and ages will just drool over.
Before you start your dog baking spree, ensure that you have all that you need. You will first need an oven, cookie utensils like cutters, and every recipes for home made dog food treats that you can put your hand on, plus nice packets to wrap them up. Having a catch phrase for marketing purposes can also be a good idea when you need to advertise your business. Make it also a habit to meet up with deadlines as you will certainly be inundated with orders at some point and slow order fulfilment will not result in profits. So once you have all this in place all you got to do is bake away.
Here is a short list for recipes for healthy dog food that will definitely sell extremely well and go down well with our furry customers:
With waffles you can make your own dog treats that will have pooches rolling around with delight, and it will take less than an hour to produce. With this recipe all you need is 4 cups of whole wheat flour, half a cup of cornmeal, one egg, two table spoons of vegetable oil and one and 3 quarters cups of water. Pre heat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit and while the oven heats up, mix the ingredients in a bowl. Knead and then roll out the dough until it is about half an inch thick. Cut the dough in square shapes and put into the waffle maker, so that you get the “waffle” look. Then put into the pre-heated oven for around an hour. When ready let it cool and pack in a nice and attractive paper bag.
One of the recipes for home made dog food that always sells extremely well, is a really delicious honey cake which is just perfect for those doggie birthday parties. For this you need to prepare two cups of whole wheat flour, half a cup of soya bean flour, one cup of water, one table spoon of honey, one table spoon of canola oil and one of sea salt. First, mix the dry ingredients, then add the honey and water and allow the dough to rest for about a quarter of an hour. Then add oil, and let it rest for another half hour. Make out portions that are about the size of a walnut, then flatten them to make small cakes and put them on a baking sheet. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 400F for 30 minutes. Allow to cool and serve for your four legged friends and customers to enjoy.
On hot summers days it is also a good idea to make cold treats instead of baked ones. For this all you will need is to mix together a container of baby food (like apple or any fruit sauce) and 8 to 16 oz of vanilla yogurt. Place this mixture in an ice tray and put in the freezer.
As soon as you decide to make your own food you will have the keys to starting your own doggie treats business. By having easy to do recipes and having a strong interest and love for dogs having such a business will take you long way.