How Do You Cook Food at Home for a Diabetic Dog?

To cook food at home for a diabetic dog, combine egg, meat, a low-carb whole grain item and vegetables. Blood sugar spikes do not occur when dogs are fed a recipe consisting mostly of protein, and the lack of sodium and preservatives in homemade food makes it easy to digest.

  1. Combine ingredients

    Boil one whole egg and grind it, with shell on, in a food processor. Combine the egg and shell with 1/4 cup lean meat or organ meat, 2 cups of cooked brown rice and 1/4 cup cooked low-starch vegetables like green beans. Combine all ingredients well in a mixing bowl. If desired, add a liquid vitamin supplement.

  2. Make patties

    To make them easy to store, form small patties of the dog food mixture. Each patty should contain about 1/4 or 1/2 cup of dog food, depending on the size of your dog.

  3. Serve patties according to body weight

    Serve small dogs under 10 pounds 1/4 cup twice a day. A dog 20 to 49 pounds should get 1/2 cup twice a day, and serve a 50 pound dog 1 1/4 cup of dog food twice per day. Adjust amounts as needed based on your dogs metabolism, activity level and his appetite.