Bland Food Diet Recipe for dogs

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If your dog is having some minor gastrointestinal upset, this bland diet recipe should help them out tremendously. To learn more about feeding your dog a bland diet refer to our blog post that tells you everything you need to know about them here.

75% BOILED WHITE RICE – Quality and Organic

25% BOILED MEAT – Chicken or lean ground beef usually (unless your dog has allergies)

bland diet for dogs recipe

Bland Diet

If your dog has a bout of diarrhea this recipe will work out well for them. If you are searching for other options and want to read about bland diets our article here will give you all the information you need.

The goal is to have: 75% bolied white rice and 25% boiled lean meat, so make your portions with this in mind and the size of your dog in mind as w

  • 1 Cup Plain white rice (do not season)
  • 1 Pound of meat such as plain skinless and boneless chicken breast, lean ground turkey, or lean ground beef (sirloin is best) (do not season)
  • 2 Cups Water (for rice)
  • 4 Cups Water (for meat)
  1. Boil rice and meat separately

  2. Once the meat has finished boiling skim off any fat

  3. mix rice and meat together, you can also blend it which will make it easier to swallow and blend with food once you return to regular food

  4. Food can remain refrigerated for up to 48 hours

How much rice should I feed my dog with diarrhea?

According to many sources the recommended amount of rice to feed your dog according to weight is:

  • 1/4-1/2 a cup of rice for dogs weighing less than 5 pounds
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cups for 5 – 15 pounds
  • 1 to1 ½ cups for 16 – 30 pounds
  • 1 ½ to 2 cups for 31 – 50 pounds
  • 2 to 3 cups for 51 -75 pounds
  • 3 to 4 cups for 76 to 99 pounds
  • 4 to 5 cups for 100 pounds

Have a cat and want to learn about feeding him or her a bland diet for an upset stomach? Read here.