Books: Dinner For Dogs – 50 Home-Cooked Recipes for a Happy, Healthy Dog

50 Home-Cooked Recipes for a Happy, Healthy Dog
by Henrietta Morrison

Homemade dinner for your dog? It may sound outrageous at first, but if processed foods are bad for humans, why would they be any better for man’s best friend? We want to feed our families as healthfully as possible, and that should include Fido, too.

When Henrietta Morrison’s border terrier, Lily, developed chronic health problems, Morrison started cooking her real food at the suggestion of her vet. Meals made from real ingredients like chicken, rice, and vegetables had an instant effect on Lily’s health and demeanor. Inspired by her experience, Morrison founded Lily’s Kitchen, the UK’s #1 organic pet food company, dedicated to providing dogs with the same quality of food dog owners feed themselves. As Morrison says, “If it’s not good enough for me, it’s not good enough for Lily.” Now, to help dog owners everywhere improve and prolong their pets’ lives and avoid vet visits, Morrison shares her most popular recipes in DINNER FOR DOGS: 50 Home-Cooked Recipes for a Happy, Healthy Dog (The Experiment; $15.95; ISBN 978-1-61519-084-3; paper over boards; on sale: June 4, 2013), including:
Easy-to-prepare recipes developed with the help of a veterinarian, from breakfasts (like Apple and Blueberry Muffins) to dinners (like Chicken and Rice Balls) to tasty treats (like Peanut Butter and Buckwheat Kisses) and even “special meals” for birthdays and other special occasions
Options for puppies, old hounds, and gluten-intolerant dogs, and remedies for upset tummies
A comprehensive breakdown of ingredients and tips on how to read a dog food label
Nutritional information and calorie count for each recipe to help prevent or fight obesity.
Fresh, real dog food doesn’t mean breaking the bank! Morrison’s recipes are affordable because they take advantage of everyday ingredients already in the pantry. Plus, several recipes (like Homemade Kibble) can be prepared in bulk, saving on time, too. DINNER FOR DOGS is the indispensable guide not only to helping dogs live healthier lives, but also to strengthening the bond between owner and pet.

Henrietta Morrison is the founder of Lily’s Kitchen, voted the UK’s #1 pet food company for the last four years by the Good Shopping Guide, and counts Gwyneth Paltrow and Andy Murray among its fans. Morrison believes that dogs should eat proper food, so she works with cooks, nutritionists, and vets to develop her recipes. Her border terrier, Lily, is her chief taster.

50 Home-Cooked Recipes for a Happy, Healthy Dog
Publication Date: June 4, 2013, by The Experiment
Distributed in the U.S. by Workman Publishing Company (
and in Canada by Thomas Allen & Son (
$15.95 • Paper over boards • 128 pages
978-1-61519-084-3 • Also available as an ebook

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