Most people make an “Ewww” face when someone brings up the topic of eating liver. This is not a favorite grocery for many individuals and the majority of tends to avoid it. On the other hand, dogs don’t have the same reaction, and it’s an instant hit for them. But, what is so great about the liver? For example, it contains up to 100 times more nutrients than muscle meat. The liver contains a significant amount of vitamin A and B, iron, traces of minerals and CoQ10, which is an excellent protein.
Grass-fed animals produce liver with a better nutrient profile, but this doesn’t mean you should skip this type of liver if you can’t find it. Although liver cleans the toxins from the body, it is also the storage for them. If your pet tolerates it without developing stomach problems, then you should consider feeding your dog up to 1 oz of liver every day. This amount is recommended for medium to large dogs, if you have a small dog, use the half of it. The liver is a nutritious grocery, and it will keep your god healthy and sated. That’s why we are going to teach you how to prepare liver for your dog.
Even though the liver is rich in vitamins and minerals, too much this grocery can be toxic to your dog. You shouldn’t exceed the recommended dose, and that’s three times a week.
First of all, make sure to choose the high quality and fresh liver and set the oven at 250F. Place it in a parchment line the pan and add some dry herbs, but avoid using pepper or spicy herbs because they can damage your dog’s smell. You can use the tinfoil to cover the liver and keep it from drying out too much. Wait until the 15 minutes and then remove the foil and cook another 10 minutes. While preparing, the liver will release juices, which you can pour over your dog’s dry food and make a perfect meal for him.
After the liver had cooled down, you can cut it into cubes. Make sure to follow this step because If you slice it while still warm, later it can be gummy and sticky. If you don’t know how to serve liver, then you should limit the amount. The best way we found so far is serving 1 g of fresh liver per 1 kg of body weight. You can cut the liver, place it into a zip bag and then store it in a freezer. In this way, you can keep your dog’s favorite food for a couple of weeks, and we are sure your pet will love this treat.
In some cases, the cooked liver is an even better meal for your dog than the baked one. But, you shouldn’t serve him this stew every day. Many people aren’t huge fans of the smell, but it’s a delicious meal for your pet. Once you discover the health benefits of beef liver for dogs, you will put up with the smell. We found a fantastic recipe on woofdog.org, and this is how it looks.
If you want to make a beef liver stew, then you will need the following ingredients:
One pound of beef liver
One tablespoon of olive oil
One sweet potato, cut into bite-size pieces
One carrot – cut into bite-size pieces
Half of cup of chickpeas, mashed
1 ½ cups of water
This stew is quite easy to make, but you will need some time.
First of all, cut the pieces of beef liver, and you can use a sharp knife for this slimy task. Put olive oil and beef live into a pan and fry quickly on medium-high heat until brown. When it’s done, use a large pot and pour the beef liver, add potato, carrots, chickpeas, water and bring it to boil. You should simmer the stew until the vegetables are soft, for this, it will take you up to an hour. Make sure the meal colds and portion into serving sizes. The rest you should freeze and then use it when needed.
If you have made this stew, let us know how it turned out.