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Does anyone know how to make homemade dog food? I've checked several websites and am totally confused.

Potatoes...One web site says skin is toxic, another says add to the dog food.
Salt...One web site salt is not good for dogs, another says to use a beef bullion cube for gravy. Its loaded with salt.
Fat...One says its O.K. to add fat to dog food, another says not to.
Veggies...Again, one says feed your dog veggies, another says it can cause kidney stones.

Any web sites I can trust for accurate information? And no, I'm not checking with the Vet every 15 minutes whenever I have a question.
 

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Go to dogaware.com. All you need is there. Dogs need sodium but not much. Kibble companies will add salt so dogs drink plenty of water though. Fat is good but dogs can have sick pancreas and will get very sick if they get too much fat.
 

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I was trapped on my phone when I replied before. Computer is back!

Really, dogaware is tops. Loads of information on kidney stones as well. Check the home cooking pages and take note of the books she suggests. Find them at your library or read the snippets you find online to see which ones meld with the way you want to feed your dog.

Green potato skin is mildly toxic, don't eat it. Some people say all plants in that family, tomato, potato, eggplant and pepper, are inflammatory and shouldn't be eaten by anybody especially if arthritic. I would be devastated if I couldn't have those veggies!

Last, dogs can eat and survive on just about any diet. Now thriving is a different matter. I was amazed to see what my 33 pound dog needed compared to an adult human. He needed just about the same micro and macro nutrients but packed into 1/3 the calories. He didn't need as much sodium or fiber but he did need as much of the vitamins and most minerals.
 
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