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The Natural Pet Food Cookbook: Healthful Recipes for Dogs and Catsby Wendy Nan Rees
Synopses & Reviews
The unprecedented pet food recall that began in March 2007 has pet owners very concerned. Many have become mistrustful of commercial food manufacturers and instead are turning to home-cooked meals as a way to ensure that their pets remain safe. Although most people find that commercial pet foods will have to do the majority of the time, we recognize that processed foods are no better for our animal companions than they are for us, and that eating natural, wholesome foods is far preferable. This cookbook will provide a variety of healthful meal recipes for dogs and cats, the two most commonly kept pets in the United States. Recipes will not include processed foods, but instead rely on natural ingredients like whole grains, fresh vegetables and fruits, and humanely raised meats. The book will contain 50 recipes, along with sidebars providing supplemental information about nutrition, cooking techniques, and holistic pet care.
You Want The Best For Your Pets
After the massive commercial pet food recall in 2007, you're probably concerned about why to feed your dog or cat. The Natural Pet Food Cookbook: Healthful Recipes For Dogs And Cats gives you great ways to supplement your pet's primary diet with nutritious meals that you prepare; that way, you're sure your dog or cat gets healthy variety. With nn emphasis on natural ingredients and lots of colorful, fun illustrations, this cookbook gives you:
* More than 50 vet-approved, pet-tested recipes, ranging from basic kibble to casseroles to stews
* Tips on cooking techniques, food selection, and more
* Info on storing and freezing your homemade pet foods
* Details about the nutritional requirements of dogs and cats
* Warnings about potentially harmful foods
You Want The Best For Your Pets
After the massive commercial pet food recall in 2007, you're probably concerned about why to feed your dog or cat. The Natural Pet Food Cookbook: Healthful Recipes For Dogs And Catsgives you great ways to supplement your pet's primary diet with nutritious meals that you prepare; that way, you're sure your dog or cat gets healthy variety. With nn emphasis on natural ingredients and lots of colorful, fun illustrations, this cookbook gives you:
About the Author
Wendy Nan Rees has been involved in the pet industry for more that 25 years, starting when she founded Lip Smackers, a company that provides all-natural treats for pets. She has authored three pet cookbooks, written for Your Pet Magazine, served as the Pet Lifestyle Advisor on Animal Planet's Petsburg, USA, and helped to create Cedar Green, a line ff all-natural pet odor eliminators. Rees also hosts an Internet radio show, Wendy's Animal Talk, at www.healthylife.net. Her new line of natural pet products can be found at www.wendynanrees.com.
Kevin Schlanger, Dvm, is the owner ff Westside Animal Medical Associates and chief veterinarian of Brent-Air Animal Hospital in Los Angeles. His areas of expertise are general surgery, pediatric medicine, and nutrition. He works with numerous nonprofit rescue groups.
Table of Contents
About the Authors.
Adding Home-Cooked Meals to Your Pet’s Diet.
Information for Dog Owners.
Information for Cat Owners.
Tools of the Trade: Kitchen Equipment Needed.
The Pet-Friendly Pantry.
Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Dog or Cat.
Cooking and Storing Foods in Bulk.
Part I: Dogs.
Chapter 1: Kibbles and Casseroles.
Chapter 2: Stupendous Stews, Savory Soups, and a Growlin’Gravy.
Chapter 3: Puglicious Pastas and Loaves to Love.
Chapter 4: Bulk Recipes and Budget Meals.
Part II: Cats.
Chapter 5: Kibbles and Casseroles.
Chapter 6: Stupendous Stews, Savory Soups, and Scrumptious Sauces.
Chapter 7: Fish for the Fish Lover.
Chapter 8: Bulk Recipes and Budget Meals.
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