Bone Broth; watch your pup lap it up!

Bone broth for dogs, a sure fire way to make dinner delicious!

Posted On November 10, 2019

Winter is creeping in isn’t it? And with that, sadly, comes bugs for us and our dogs. So, what can you do when they have a slightly sicky tummy?

Maybe try some bone broth! You can make it at home (though warning, it’s a great plan to make this ahead of time and freeze it!), it’s packed with good things and your dog will love it! It’s basically gravy – and what dog isn’t going to (literally) lap that up?

There are lots and lots of recipes, but here’s the one I’m using:

PREP TIME: 15 mins

COOK TIME: 24 hrs

INGREDIENTS:

– 3 turkey wings

– 4 medium carrots

– 4 stalks of celery

– 45ml of apple cider vinegar

– 4 black peppercorns

– 1.25l of water

TOOLS:

– Knife

– Slow cooker (or heavy crock pot, so long as you’re able to watch it)

– Freezer bags

– A hungry puppy!

PROCESS:

1 – Add the turkey wings to the slow cooker,

2 – Roughly chop the celery and carrots, add to the slow cooker,

3 – Add the apple cider vinegar and the peppercorns,

4 – Add water (This may not work quite so well for your slow cooker – the ingredients should be just covered by water)

5 – Turn on the slow cooker and leave for at least 24 hrs (but monitor the water level if leaving it for longer)

6 – Extract the bones and feed or freeze (when cool)!

And Presto! I don’t know about you, but that doesn’t look half bad to me… and you can store it for up to about 3 months if you freeze it!

TIPS TO GIVE YOUR BROTH A BOOST: 

1 – I like to boil it down and make a very concentrated broth, which I freeze and water down when I want to use it.

2 – You can do this with bones from your roast dinner, be they beef, lamb, chicken or anything else.

3 – Try and make sure that the apple cider vinegar you buy include ‘mother’. Mother is a rich, health-boosting natural protein. It has lots of healthy bacteria and acetic acid in it too, which will give your dog a great boost.

4 – You can also include all sorts of other vegetables! Nettle, alfalfa, spinach, kale or any veg going spare in the fridge – even my green-food-averse boy will eat it when it’s been stewed for that long.

5 – In the summer, you can put it in ice cube trays and freeze them for gravy-pops!

Now…

I’m not suggesting this will fix all ails and that you shouldn’t go to the vets – but think of this as super food for your dog! To give them all the goodness that they need to get their tummy back on track.

Or you can serve as an awesome replacement meal as a special treat!

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