How to make dry kibble taste better

How to make dry kibble taste better

Kibble is one of the most fed dog foods all over the world

It is convenient. It is cheap. But it is highly processed and just as we know feeding a highly processed diet to humans isn't great for our health, it is the same for humans.

And it also is bland when compared to a raw dog food diet and dog owners often ask what is the secret to how to make dry kibble taste better.

We should also flag that at Healthy Active Pet we are BIG fans of feeding a raw feeding diet for dogs but understand that many owners feed kibble. (You can also see our home made dog food recipe book here)

So as well as showing owners how to make dry kibble taste better we also want to show you how you can make the kibble dog food more nutritious too - in just a few easy steps!

How to make dry kibble taste better

1) Include Lean Protein Sources: Adding lean protein sources such as chicken, turkey, beef, or fish to your dog's kibble can increase the protein content and provide essential amino acids for muscle maintenance and repair. 

2) Incorporate Healthy Fats: Adding healthy fats such as coconut oil, olive oil, or salmon oil to your dog's kibble can provide omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, which support skin and coat health, immune function, and overall well-being. Start with small amounts and gradually increase as needed.

3) Mix in Plain Yogurt: Adding plain yoghurt or cottage cheese to your dog's kibble can provide probiotics and beneficial bacteria that support digestive health. Choose options without added sugars or artificial sweeteners.

4) Include Eggs: Adding eggs to your dog's kibble can provide an additional source of protein, vitamins, and minerals. Eggs are rich in nutrients such as vitamin D, vitamin B12, and choline, which support overall health and vitality.

5) Sprinkle with Nutritional Supplements: Consider adding nutritional supplements such as ground flaxseed, chia seeds, wheatgrass, turmeric or kelp powder to your dog's kibble to boost their intake of essential nutrients. These supplements can provide omega-3 fatty acids, fibre, and trace minerals that may be lacking in commercial dog food.

6) Rotate Protein Sources: Rotate between different protein sources in your dog's diet to provide a variety of nutrients and prevent food sensitivities or allergies from developing. Mix in different types of meat, poultry, or fish to keep mealtime interesting and nutritionally balanced

7) Add in a scoop of high quality freeze dried complete dog food: Healthy Active Pet’s freeze-dried dog food is a fantastic nutrition powerhouse to add into your dog food if you are hybrid feeding and is a mixed protein recipe for the ultimate in nutritional variety.

  • We have combined a unique blend of the freshest raw chicken, salmon and beef organs, and freeze-dried them to lock in every ounce of nutrition and for your convenience.
  • It is loaded with highly digestible protein for muscle growth and healthy fats to satisfy your dog’s tastebuds and energy needs. 
  • It is a low carbohydrate recipe to keep your dog lean, but we add some fresh fruits and vegetables, seeds and superfoods for a boost of essential vitamins, minerals, fibre and antioxidants to support their overall wellbeing
  • Our recipes are designed to be species appropriate and the raw ingredients are at least 80% animal protein (from muscle meat, meaty bones and organs). Our food is Australian made & uses premium human grade ingredients.

By incorporating these strategies, you can boost the nutrition of your dog's kibble and make dry kibble taste better - as well as provide them with a well-rounded and balanced diet that supports their overall health and well-being.

You can also see the Healthy Active Pet dog food shop here

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