Here are some recipe ideas for two- and four-legged friends. Love goes through the stomach, so it is nice to share a freshly cooked meal on a cold autumn day. If your dog/cat doesn’t know a food yet, start feeding it in small amounts to see if it is well tolerated. Adjust the amounts and ingredients to your pet. If you’re not sure what you can use, check with your vet or dietician.
The pumpkin contains vitamins B6, e, K and C, as well as magnesium, iron, zinc and many other nutrients that will keep you and your dog healthy through the cold season.
Pumpkin seeds can help with worm infestation. Add about one teaspoon per 10 kg body weight. Please do not overdose, otherwise cucurbitacin can be harmful. If your pet has a serious worm infestation, please consult your vet.
Pumpkin seed oil has many unsaturated fatty acids and good nutrients. This can also be used for worm infestation, it also ensures a beautiful fur and is also beneficial in the coat change. It has a detoxifying effect and helps with inflammations of the bladder and kidneys. Small dogs should get only half a teaspoon, medium dogs a whole and very large dogs up to 2 teaspoons.
You can use these ingredients to spice up your pumpkin soup, here’s the recipe:
- 1 Hokkaido pumpkin (this can be used with the skin)
- 1 pinch salt and turmeric
Cut the pumpkin in half and remove the seeds. Now cut it into small pieces and put them, together with the other ingredients, in a pot. The water should not cover the pumpkin.
Let it simmer for about 10 minutes until the pumpkin is soft. Then puree everything with a hand blender and blend it to a creamy soup.
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It has a warming effect and is good against nausea, cough and anti-inflammatory. As it also has a blood-thinning effect and can cause gastrointestinal irritation in large quantities, it should not be given before surgery or to pregnant animals.
In small amounts (1 g/10 kg body weight) it can be appetising and digestive.
A TV night with tea and chestnuts? Sweet chestnuts are alkaline and contain mainly vitamins B, E, C and some trace elements. Your darling may like to eat one or two chestnuts with you, but never feed them raw.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Apples also have a positive effect on the health of dogs. You can feed it in any form but be careful to choose apples that do not have the skin injected.
How about homemade apple chips?
Remove the seeds from the apples and cut them into thin slices (about 3 mm thick). Then put it in the drying machine! You don’t have one? No problem the oven is also good. Dry the apple slices at 80° degrees, put a cooking spoon between the oven door so that the moisture can escape.
Beetroot, celery, courgettes and other autumn vegetables can also add variety to your dog’s food.
Spoil your darling with autumnal delicacies and eat them together with him. Pay attention to the digestion of your dog and start with small quantities. Find out what your favorite recipes are!