Low Residue Dog Food Recipe: The Best 12 Benefits

When looking for the best low residue dog food recipe, make sure you buy “limited residue” or “low residue” foods.

It is important to find low-residue food for your pet so that they do not get sick from bacteria building up in their digestive system.

This type of diet also helps prevent hairballs and diarrhea. The good news about this diet is that it is very healthy for your pet.

Vacuum sealers are great to use when making these low residue dog foods. Not only will you have great-tasting food, but you will significantly lessen the number of bacteria and contaminants in your animal’s digestive system.

Low Residue Dog Food Recipe
Low Residue Dog Food Recipe

Simply put, these vacuum-sealed pouches are a great way to prevent food poisoning and other types of stomach upset.

Low residue dog food recipe

If you have a dog that has urinary tract problems caused by bladder stones, crystals, or other issues with their kidney function, then your veterinarian may have recommended a low-residue diet to help provide relief.

Low-residue dog food is specially formulated to create less waste in the digestive system and therefore help reduce the risk of painful blockages and infections. We’ve created a low-residue recipe for those cooking at home.

How can prepare Low residue dog food recipe

Preparation Time:

                  15 minutes

Total time:

                  15 minutes


  • Whole wheat bread,
  • Ground lamb,
  • Beans,
  • Tomatoes,
  • Chicken fat,
  • Pearl barley,
  • Turkey giblets,
  • Green peas and
  • Parsley.


  • Vacuum sealer
  • Scoop
  • Bowl
  • Knife
  • Mixing bowl
  • Saucepan
  • Large pot with lid
  • Tongs or spatula
  • Cookie sheet


Step 1: Prepare ingredients

– Cut pearled barley into small pieces.

– Chop parsley. Dice the green peas.

– Ground the lamb and divide it into small pieces.

Step 2: Put ingredients in a baking dish and bring to high heat for 5 minutes in an oven (175 degrees Celsius).

Step 3: Mix all ingredients with your hands then vacuum pack them in a plastic bag or vacuum sealer pouch.

Step 4: Heat the mixture in a microwave for 4 minutes or leave it at room temperature and heat it the next day.

Step 5: Serve with your favorite meat sauce.

Nutrition value of Low residue dog food recipe

  • Total fat: 28.9g
  • Protein: 3.2g
  • Carbohydrates: 30.5g
  • Sugars: 2.6g
  • Calcium: 0.08%
  • Phosphorus: 0.41%
  • Iron: 11.2mg
  • Vitamin B1: 2.9mg
  • Vitamin B2: 0.57mg
  • Vitamin C: 1.4mg
  • Vitamin B6: 1.5mg
  • Vitamin A: 0.23%
  • Thiamin: 0.06mg
  • Riboflavin: 0.03mg
  • Niacin: 6.41mg
  • Vitamin E: 2mg

Benefits of eating Low residue dog food recipe

1. Prevent constipation.

Low Residue Dog Food Recipe
Low Residue Dog Food Recipe

2. Treat kidney or bladder stones.

3. Prevent diarrhea, hairballs, and gas problems

4. Keep teeth clean and healthy

5. Save time for owners and their pets

6. Help pets feel better; help them live a longer and healthier life

7. Great for dogs with dental issues

8. Helps pets lose weight.

9. Treats hypoglycemia with a low-residue diet

10. Treats diabetes by reducing insulin resistance.

11. Boost your dog’s immune system and reduce inflammation in the body

12. Help prevent allergies and asthma attacks caused by dust mites and dust (especially for dogs with allergies)

Disadvantages of eating Low residue dog food recipe

1. Make your own low residue dog food recipe

2. You have to prepare it the right way.

3 Bad for your pets’ stomachs; can cause diarrhea and vomiting.

4. Highly aversive ingredients and food additives such as gluten, corn, soybean, wheat, and other bio-engineered (GMO) products which might be harmful to pets’ health

5. Your pet may not enjoy it since most of the ingredients are natural flavors (food additives)

6. Too many ingredients make your cook time longer.

7. Expensive ingredients

8. Not as healthy to make as you may think

How Can Make More Delicious?

1. Make your low-residue meal with ½ of the recipe ingredient and you may have tasty dog food.

2. You may add green beans and carrots to make it more nutritious, and taste better and your pet will enjoy it much more than the cooked low-residue diet.

3. Try to add some of your favorite vegetables and flavors like spices, meat (meatballs, turkey strips), yogurt, and pasta.

4. Experiment and create your recipes based on these basic ingredients; you may have a tastier product than the low-residue diet.

How can Store Low residue dog food recipe

1. Store this dog food in air-tight containers and keep it in a cool place for up to 6 months.

2. You can place it on the upside of your refrigerator.

3. If the packaging is too small, you can add extra mix-ins or put it into a larger vacuum-sealed bag.

4. You can store it inside a freezer or refrigerator if you have one available inside your kitchen.


A low-residue diet is not recommended if you want to feed your dog the best quality of food, but if you want your pet to enjoy a healthier life, then this recipe is ideal for you.

If you decide to use this low-residue recipe, be sure to provide it with a good quality diet, and make sure you never use any form of air-tight containers like glass or metal since these can cause the food to have a bad taste in your dog’s mouth.

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