Raw Food Diet Recipes for Dogs with Degenerative Myelopathy

Some of our dog’s favorite raw food diet recipes… Full of vitamins that your dog desperately needs if they were diagnosed with Degenerative Myelopathy. Give them a try and let us know how much your dog loves them!

Raw Food Breakfast
Here is a simple example of a raw food breakfast that your dog will love.
1/4 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup yogurt
1/4 cup vegetables – A selection of shredded, lightly steamed or pureed Carrots, celery, spinach, yams and/or broccoli, apples
250 mgs vitamin C – for dogs, crushed
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon kelp seaweed powder — purchased at health food store or pet store
1 teaspoon alfalfa powder – purchased at health food store or pet store
1 teaspoon flax seed oil — purchased at health food store or pet store
1 digestive enzyme — for dogs Optional
1/4 cup kibble — optional

Soak rolled oats in yogurt overnight. Mix all ingredients and serve. Add some regular dog food if desired.

Raw Food Dinner
3/4 pound Raw Meat – You can use raw beef chunks (not ground), raw chicken, mackerel, or lamb. Twice a week, you can also use liver or kidney
1 egg — raw
1/2 clove garlic — chopped
2 tablespoons yogurt
1 teaspoon honey
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1/2 teaspoon flax seed oil — purchased at health food store or pet store
1 teaspoon kelp seaweed powder — purchased at health food store or pet store
1 teaspoon alfalfa powder — purchased at health food store or pet store
250 mgs vitamin C — for dogs
1/4 cup kibble — optional

Mix together and serve.

Basic Raw Dog Food Recipe:
1/2 cup raw meat (ground poultry, beef, lamb, organ meats)
1/2 cup raw pureed vegetables (variety!)
1/4 cup cooked whole grains
1 teaspoon bone meal powder (double for puppies and pregnancy)
1/4 tsp. ascorbic acid powder with bio-flavonoids (vitamin C)
1/4 tsp. kelp powder
1/4 tsp. minced garlic (not powder)
1 teaspoon oil mixture (2 teaspoons with poultry)
Oil mixture:
11 oz. canola oil (cold pressed)
2 oz. wheat germ oil
2 oz. flax oil

Raw Meat Mix – The “Unstew”
1 lb. raw ground meat
2 cups ground or pureed vegetables
2-4 oz. – Raw organ meat (liver, gizzards, etc.)
Half cup apple cider vinegar
2-3 cloves garlic
1 T ground kelp
Half cup plain yogurt
3 eggs with shells
Bunch of parsley

Mix all ingredients (chop, puree, or leave in large chunks, depending on your dog’s preference) and store in the refrigerator or freezer. This mixture should account for 20-40% of your dog’s daily diet.

Organic Wings ‘N’ Things – $7.00, 5 minutes
Half cup organic cottage cheese
Half cup organic grated carrots
4-5 organic skin-on raw chicken wings (or cooked organic chicken, with bones removed)

Buffaloaf – $10.00, 1 hour
3 cups ground buffalo (lean)
2 eggs
1 and a half cups old fashioned oats
¾ cup grated mixed vegetables, including zucchini, broccoli, carrots, and sweet potato half cup cottage cheese

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Hand-mix all ingredients and press into a loaf pan. Bake for 40 minutes. May be refrigerated, or frozen in slices for easy serving.

Substitute ground turkey, chicken, or beef, if desired. Mixing meats is not recommended.

Canine Casserole Recipe – $3.50, 15 minutes
1 cup cooked chicken or turkey
Half cup steamed vegetables (carrots, broccoli, squash, spinach, sweet potato)
Half cup prepared brown rice
4 Tbsp. no-sodium broth

Combine all ingredients.

Nice Rrrrice – $3.50, 40 minutes
2/3 cup meat of choice, cubed
Three quarters of a cup carrot and sweet potato, cubed
Three quarters cup instant brown rice
1 cup water
Quarter tsp. garlic powder

Add all ingredients, except rice, to large pot and boil. When vegetables are tender, add rice and cook until done. Add more water as needed during cooking.

Pupper Fish – $4.50, 30 minutes
1 can salmon, deboned
1 beaten egg
3 Tbsp. cornmeal
1 potato
1 carrot
1 celery stalk
Cottage cheese or plain yogurt

Combine salmon, egg, and cornmeal. Form into patties and press into more cornmeal. Sautee in a canola sprayed pan until cooked through. Chop and steam the vegetables. Cut salmon patties into small bites and combine with the vegetables. If the mixture seems too dry, add a bit of cottage cheese or yoghurt.

Turkeyloaf & Veggies
1 1/2 pounds lean ground turkey
3 stalks celery, chopped
2 carrots, grated
1 apple, cored and diced
2 eggs
2 slices white bread, torn into pieces
1 cup regular rolled oats
1 cup wheat germ
1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
4 medium potatoes, cubed
3 carrots, chopped
1 stalk celery, cubed

Mix it all up together and bake in your oven on medium for just over an hour.
When done, cut it into the correct portion size for your dog and store in the fridge. I feed my dog a healthy commercial kibble with this Turkeyloaf.
All up including the cooking time, I usually complete this dog food recipe in about 1.5 hours.

Doggie Stir Fry
1 pound lean ground beef
Bag of carrots
About 2 stalks broccoli
Whole wheat pasta

In a pan cook meat carrots and broccoli together until the meat is well cooked, and water and olive oil if wanted.
Cook pasta in water however long it says on the box put in with the other ingredients and then cook – and serve!

Turkey Neck Supreme
1 lb. turkey necks
1-1/2 cups blended greens
1 egg
1 tsp. kelp flakes
1 tbsp flax seed oil

Beef Dinner
1 lb. beef
1-1/2 cups blended greens and carrot
1 tsp. kelp flakes
1 tbsp. flax seed oil
& a bone for desert

Additional Raw Food Diet Recipes for Dogs with Degenerative Myelopathy

Don’t Forget: Did you download our ebook – Doggie Parents Guide to Degenerative Myelopathy where you’ll find many alternatives that your dog ill love!

In addition, you don’t have to keep using the same recipes, as there are lots of choices online. Two of our favorites are: Vonlotta.com  and  Recipe’s for Shepherds