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We have one dog with skin troubles, and another who's a picky eater. Brewer's yeast is supposed to be very good for the skin and coat, and we figured we'd add some flavor to entice them to eat their dinner. All ingredients have been cleared by our veterinarian. We've also had good results using Missing Link supplement in place of the brewer's yeast. You can use this to top canned, dry, or homemade food. While some may believe that garlic is harmful to dogs, veterinary nutrition experts are finding that this is not true, and that powder forms of onion and garlic do not contain the same compounds that make their fresh counterparts harmful. If in doubt, ask your vet. Please note that Zaar does not recognize Brewer's Yeast as an ingredient, and that nutrition facts are being calculated without the bulkiest ingredient. The nutrition facts are incorrect.
- 1 cup brewer's yeast
- 1⁄2 cup dried parsley flakes
- 3 tablespoons chicken bouillon powder
- 1 tablespoon poultry seasoning
- 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
- 1 teaspoon dried dill
- Mix all ingredients in an airtight container.
- Shake it up.
- This keeps fine at room temperature if you're using it in a week or two. Refrigerate if it lasts you longer than that.
- Add to the food about 1 tsp per 10 pounds of body weight.
Contrary to stories, Garlic AND Onion (both from same bulb family is NOT good for dogs
I hope you are using the low-sodium bouillon. If not, the dog is taking in more than a week's worth of sodium in one meal. Dogs really shouldn't have salt. Kelp can provide the trace element, iodine, instead of salt. I can understand the brewer's yeast, parsley and dill for the dog with the skin problem but for the 'picky' eater, he/she is no doubt attracted to the sage in the poultry seasoning and perhaps the dill. People 'eat' with the eyes and taste buds; dogs vacuum in their food and determine what is and isn't interesting by it's smell, not the taste.
Bouillon powder and poultry seasoning sometimes contain onion powder which causes pancreatitis as well as garlic in any form.