No one wants to find out that their dog has kidney disease. Finding out about such a serious condition may sound like the end is near for your dog. But thanks to modern medicine and following a restricted protein diet, your dog may live a healthy life for years to come.
There is a variety of low protein dog food available that can help to support your dog’s kidneys and overall health. You can also easily make dog food with some great low protein dog food recipes.
Here is a good recipe for Restricted Protein Diet dog food.
- 1/4 lb. ground beef (do not use lean round chuck)
- 2 cups cooked white rice without salt
- 1 hard-cooked egg, finely chopped
- 3 slices white bread, crumbled
- 1 teaspoon calcium carbonate
Cook beef in skillet, stirring until lightly browned. Stir in remaining ingredients and mix well. This mixture is somewhat dry and its palatability can be improved by adding a little water (not milk). Keep covered in refrigerator. Yield 1 1/4 lbs.