Do you really know what your dog is eating? Making your own healthy dog treats and meals lets you control what goes into his or her body thereby ensuring a nutritious snack or meal from wholesome foods which are vital to a long and vibrant life without chemicals, additives, or fillers. Do you know which foods are dog friendly and which ones are harmful? Do you know which spices and herbs provide not only flavor but healthy benefits? Do you know how to prepare vegetables and grains for better absorption? This informational cookbook answers all of these questions and is appropriate for first-time dog parents who want to make homemade treats once in a while or more experienced dog parents who cook for their pets every day as the author sustains a central focus on nutrients and balances this content with creative, fun and decadent ingredients to inspire readers into creative cooking.Finally a complete cookbook filled with easy to follow recipes using healthy ingredients you can easily find at your local grocery store. - baked treats like Lamb Nuggets and Puppermint Patties- grain free baked treats like All American Apple Pie and Holy Mackerel- frostings like Mashed Potato Frosting- no bake treats like Mighty Mutt Balls and Bark Beer- frozen treats like Fruity Ice Pups and Yogurt Melts- dehydrated treats like Champion Fish Chews and Chicken Chompers- meals like Hamburger Helper Canine Style and Sheperd's Pie- grain free meals like Canned Fish Stew and Thanksgiving Dinner Debby's journey as a dog nutrition blogger began in 2010 when she came to the realization she could feed her furkid better and safer wholesome foods than what was available from the pet industry. Soon she began sharing her knowledge on her website creating healthy recipes pawrents could feel good feeding their pets. Her muse, Kirby, is an energetic, playful dog with bright eyes, white teeth, and a soft, shiny coat. He has no allergies and is rarely sick. The dramatic transformations she saw in their foster dogs have been nothing short of amazing. She firmly believes "when good food goes in, great benefits shine out". This cookbook is her compilation of the diligence and extensive research she embarked upon to discover just what his body does and doesn't need to live a long, active and healthy life. Her passion is discovering new ingredients that are dog friendly and blending just the right amount of each to create something that is not only healthy but makes them drool. She doesn't claim to be a canine nutrition expert but rather a perpetual student of canine nutrition.