Good Dog! Treat Biscuits

  • ½ cup apples
  • ½ cup carrots
  • 2 tbsp. FSA*
  • 1.25 cups EACH brown rice flour, barley flour
  • and Millet flour
  • 3 tbsp. sunflower seed oil
  • 1 pinch kelp or spirulina

Cook apples and carrots in water or chicken broth, drain, then puree.

Add in oil then flour, roll out dough and cut out in 2-4 cm squares or  fancy shapes.

Bake at 350 degrees F. for 12-15 minutes. Store in a tightly sealed container for 5 days or freeze in air-tight bags for longer storage.

  • FSA is a mixture of equal weights of flax seeds, sunflower seeds and raw almonds ground finely with a blender or clean coffee grinder

Cancer diet

In a large pot put:

  • 4 cups of water
  • ½ cup fresh parsley
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 6 cloves fresh garlic
  • 1 tbsp. dry basil powder,
  • 1 small can tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp. dry ginger powder
  • 2 cups beets
  • 1 cup potato
  • 2 cups sweet potato
  • 1 cup dry lentils, soaked overnight
  • 4 cups broccoli
  • 4 cups dried mushrooms, soaked overnight  (as many varieties as possible, particularly shiitake, ganoderma, Maitake, reishi, and cordyceps)

Bring to boil, cover and simmer until done. Then mix with an equal
volume of canned wild salmon and 3 tbsp. FSA*.

  • FSA is a mixture of equal weights of flax seeds, sunflower seeds and raw almonds ground finely with a blender or clean coffee grinder.

Clear Skin, Bright Eyes diet: Allergies, liver disease

  • 1 stalk of Chinese broccoli (gai lan)
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 cup dried Shiitake mushroom
  • 3 cloves fresh garlic
  • 5 tbsp. fish body oil (ie wild salmon oil)
  • 2 cups clear chicken broth (no MSG)
  • 5 Tbsp. kelp or spirulina

Slice veggies into pieces, bring chicken broth to a boil, and add garlic and mushrooms. Reduce heat and add veggies, simmer until soft and tender.

Serve over an equal amount of well-cooked rice.

Add ¼ to 1 cup of rice and veggies mixture to a grain-free fish-based dog food.

Betsy-Wetsy diet: Urinary incontinence

In a large pot with adequate water boil up:

  • 4 cups watercress
  • 1 cup parsley (Italian)
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup celery
  • 2 cups Azuki beans
  • ½ cup green onions
  • ½ tsp. ginger powder
  • ½ cup dried Shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 cup pearl barley
  • 1 cup green beans
  • 2 cups cabbage
  • 2 cups soup bones
  • 1 beef, pork or lamb kidney
  • 1 tsp. sea salt or kelp or spirulina

Store in the refrigerator.

Add ¼ to 1 cup to your regular dog food.

Creaky Old Bones diet: Arthritis

Step 1: Make the broth

In a large pot place

  • 12 cups of water
  • 2 cups of Oxtails
  • 2 cups of pork soft rib bones
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 tsp. ginger powder
  • 4 tbsp. fresh basil
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 6 tbsp. natural rice or cider vinegar

Bring to the boil and cook on low heat for 2 hours or more.

Remove the bones and discard, leaving the gel and soft cartilage in the stew.


Step 2: Add the following

  • ½ cup rice
  • 2 cups carrots
  • 1 cup beets
  • 4 cups greens (chard, beet greens, spinach, broccoli etc)
  • 3 cups of sweet potatoes diced
  • 1 cup of liver or heart muscle
  • Enough water to cover

Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and cook until the rice is done.

Step 3:

Add 5 tablespoons of flax or fish body oil (ie wild salmon oil).
Store in the refrigerator.

Recipes for Specific Conditions

Processed commercial pet foods that are full of harmful pesticides, preservatives, food colouring and chemicals have been linked to disease. If you want your pet to have a shiny healthier coat, with sweeter breath and stools then you must feed a wholesome diet. If your pet has particular problems, then there are Nutritional Treatment guides that you can follow to help it. Below are some suggested recipes. Wherever possible buy organic foods. For overweight dogs substitute brown rice for potatoes and for white rice.

Disclaimer:Each animal is an individual and must be monitored for weight gain and loss and general health on any diet regime. These diets are an aid and may not suit specific individuals and we recommend a diagnosis and thorough work up be performed by Dr. Sherebrin. Treatments will be integrative, with both traditional and complementary medicine modalities as required.

Many thanks to Drs. Elaine Cebuliak, Bruce Ferguson and Ihor Basko for the development of these recipes.