Meatloaf for Dogs with Veggies

This meatloaf for dogs recipe steps out of the dog treat arena and more into the entree area.

It's definately to share with others! (or save for a few meals...)

More and more dog guardians are cooking for their dogs.


Cooking for your dogs means you know exactly what they're eating.

Protein, vegetables and dairy makes a dinner full of vitamins and nutrients. Even if you normally feed a high quality kibble, you gotta admit, fresh, minimally processed food has to be better for your pooch. ;)

Meatloaf with Vegetables (makes a great b'day "cake")

1/2 cup barley
4 cups lowfat, low-sodium chicken broth
1-1/2 pounds ground chicken or turkey
1/2 cup lowfat cottage cheese
2 whole eggs
1/2 cup rolled oats
3/4 cup finely chopped vegetables such as carrot, spinach, and zucchini
1 tablespoon olive oil

Add barley and broth to saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 50 minutes. Set aside to cool.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large mixing bowl, add meat, cottage cheese, eggs, oats, veggies.
Mix thoroughly. Add cooled barley broth and the olive oil. Mix well.

Add mixture to loaf pan and bake for 1 hour or until done. Freezes well.

Actually, this might be dinner for all of us...

Want to see more on making your own dog food?

More Dog Treat Recipes

More and more people are cooking for their dogs instead of relying only on processed kibble. This meatloaf for dogs can be feed your pet for several meals or you can freeze it in smaller portions.

By taking control of your pet's diet, you can clear up allergies in your dog and even lengthen his life by keeping him healthy.


veterinarian Dr. Andrew Jones with a Sweet Potato and Fish Recipe he explains some of the health benefits of feeding your pets a varied diet. The beta-carotene and healthy omega 3's in these ingredients feed your pet's skin and coat, immune system and so much more.

Watch Dr. Jones Make This Sweet Potato and Fish Recipe