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  • Liver Oat Cake
  • Vegetable Pasta/Rice
  • Raw Enzyme Dog Biscuits

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 Organic Liver Cake
(use as training aid or as treats)

1lb (500g) organic liver (lamb’s or calves’)
1 whole organic garlic bulb
6oz (157g) organic jumbo or porage oats

Pre-heat oven to gas mark 6 / 200oC / 400oF or use top AGA oven

Put all ingredients into food processor and blend until thoroughly mixed. It should be thick and heavy, not too wet – if too wet, add a few more oats. Spread into a greased baking tin, to about a ¼ inch thickness and cook for about 15 minutes. It will be just crusty on the top, but pliable enough to break into pieces easily.

Once cooled, break into pieces about two inches square. These can be frozen and one defrosted each day to give as a treat or to take in your pocket on your walk or training session.

WARNING: Take care with your fingers, when feeding liver cake, unless your dog is much politer than mine!!

Catherine C.- 8th August 2002

Vegetables with Pasta or Rice
(use as a daily food stock)

Boil mixed, chopped/sliced vegetables or potato peelings in water (or vegetable/potato water) until well-cooked.

Add sufficient rice or pasta to fill the saucepan when swollen.

Stir to mix the vegetables thoroughly with the rice/pasta.

Boil until rice/pasta is well-cooked.

Drain off excess water.

Stir in olive oil or sunflower margarine, while warm, to prevent clogging.

Cool and refrigerate until needed.

Proportions can be varied, depending upon your wish to feed carbohydrate or according to your dog’s weight. Bear in mind, dogs have no need for carbohydrate, so the rice/pasta may be unnecessary. This will keep for several days, when refrigerated.

2005

Raw Enzyme Dog Biscuits

1kg mixed raw mince meat (chicken pet mince, plus butcher’s minced offal)
2 cups of vegetables such as grated carrot, coconut, chopped parsley, mashed peas, sweet potato (never English potato), avocado etc
2 cups cooked grain, i.e. oats, brown rice, cracked wheat, etc.
4 egg yolks
1 tspn garlic powder or raw mashed garlic
1 tbspn kelp powder
1 tbspn dolomite
2 tbspns brewer’s yeast
2 tbspns cod liver oil
4 Vitamin E 500 or 1000 capsules, pierce & squirt oil into mix (helps preserve oils and fats in mix)
1 tspn Calcium ascorbate powder (for preserving – available in health food shop).

Thoroughly mix ingredients together, roll out on oiled marble slab about 4ml thick, cut into 5cm squares or with an oiled glass, dry in food dryer or very, very slow (hand temp) oven on flyscreens placed on the oven racks, until thoroughly dried. These biscuits keep well for a month or two if stored in an airtight container.

Thanks to Sandi F. of Queensland for sending this.

AVMC note: some readers may not wish to use raw meat and raw chicken. Certainly, Salmonella can be a serious problem with UK chickens, which may not be a problem in Australia.