Healthy Foods for Dogs: A List of the Best Food to Feed Your Dog

It is confusing and sensitive when you come to think about what should offer your dog to eat or what are the healthy foods for dogs that you can supply your dog.

When I was a new dog owner, I was anxious about my dog, and had no idea what could be a healthy diet for my beloved. But later on, I was getting a master to maintain my dog. Therefore, I studied and practiced many recipes and foods that really helped my dog. Above all, I marked some best dog foods that anyone can offer their dog regularly. 

One thing you should keep in your mind is that when you are feeding your dog on your own, it’s your responsibility to make sure of a balanced diet. If you experiment with any wrong food then your dog may suffer, as a result it can create an unwanted behavioural issue 

Okay then let’s see what I have got for you.

Healthy Foods for Dogs: A List of the Best Dog Food

You can offer your dog various foods, from commercial to human’s food, here is a wide variety of options you can take to feed your dog. But the point is what are the most popular healthy dog’s food. I break down a list for you below: 

healthy foods for dogs


You know, there are various human foods that you can feed your dog too! Even sometimes, you may hear that you should give your dog human food only. Chicken is one of the popular dog foods. You can feed your dog chicken in many ways. It can be cooked, boneless, skinless chicken meat without any marinades. Your dog will surely love it, and it will be perfectly healthy food for your dog. But the point is you should know what can be fed and what not. Most importantly, it is recommended that cooked chicken bones should not be supplied, because it can be dangerous for your beloved dog. Besides, raw chicken bones are very healthy for dogs. So, this is all up to you what you supply to your dog. Take a look at the chart: 


*Calories: 264

*Fat: 15.3g

*Sodium: 99mg

*Carbohydrates: 0g

*Protein: 29.6g

Healthy foods for dogs

Peanut Butter

It is somewhat unusual by the way, but this is one of the best feasts to give to dogs because it endures them so long! It is like a total package. It is full of protein, fats, vitamins B and E. While you are feeding peanut butter to your dog, you need to be careful about some harmful ingredients. For example, you shouldn’t give peanut butter that contains sugar substitutes, mind it, it can be deadly for your beloved dog. On the other hand, using too much salt in the butter can be toxic for the dog. Unsalted butter is the best for your dog. 

*Carbohydrate: 20 grams of carbs (13% of calories).

*Protein: 25 grams of protein.

*Fat: 50 grams of healthy fat.,

Healthy foods for dogs

Fruits and veggies

You can add fresh, unprocessed fruits and vegetables for your dog healthy diet list. If any kind of food contains high-quality protein and everything essential but doesn’t add any fruits or vegetables, then I should say it is not the best diet for your dog.

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You can feed some fresh fruits and vegetables to your dog. For instance, Fruits like blueberry, apple, peas and vegetables such as sweet potato, pumpkin, green beans, carrot etc. You can feed that food in a balanced way. Feeding fresh, natural items give your dog a balanced diet. However, One thing you shouldn’t do is just don’t give your dog onions, grapes or raisins

Dogs food egg


Eggs for the dog! Yeah, this could be best for your dog. As you know, eggs are considered a powerhouse of nutrition. You often heard that egg and milk is the ideal food for the human, so as for dogs. Moreover, there are many reasons to add eggs as your dog food. It will provide high-quality protein and amino acids and almost every vitamin you want A, D, E and B vitamins. As you know the liver and brain heavily rely on cholesterol, eggs can regulate complete cholesterol supply for your dog. To feed eggs to the dog, you need to be concerned about its balance. For instance, for a big dog you can give an egg for a day, but for a small dog, it should be half in a day.  


*Calories: 77

*Carbs: 0.6 g

*Total fat: 5.3 g

*Saturated fat: 1.6 g

*Monounsaturated fat: 2.0 g

*Cholesterol: 212 mg

*Protein: 6.3 grams

*Vitamin A: 6% of the RDA

*Vitamin B2: 15% of the RDA

*Vitamin B12: 9% of the RDA

*Vitamin B5: 7% of the RDA

*Phosphorus: 86 mg

*Selenium: 15.4 mcg

Healthy dog eating fish

Omega 3 Oil Enriched Fishes

If you use this regularly, it will surely help your dog to be healthy. For omega 3 oils, it is suggested to feed small, oily fish frequently. It will work as brain food and anti-inflammatory. On the other hand, it will benefit your dogs in many ways, including joint support, kidney and heart function. Fish such as Salmon, Sardines, and anchovies are the stunning source for omega 3 oil. Using omega oil is also a technical one. Most importantly, you should know how to balance, oily fishes can be vigorous so you should start with a smaller amount. And one more thing, you should stay away from farmed fish. Some fishes that contain omega oil:




*Fish sticks 






dog foods mushrooms


You can feed mushrooms daily. These days, mushrooms is considered as one of the healthy foods for dogs. It has some amazing and unique natural remedies. For instance, mushrooms contain protein, vitamins B, C, D, minerals, and antioxidants such as selenium, vitamin C, choline which can have various health benefits for your dog. Nutrition contains:  



*Protein (g)-3.0

*Carbohydrate (g)- 3.1

*Calcium (mg)-2.9

*Iron (mg)-0.5

*Magnesium (mg)-8.6

*Phosphorus (mg)-82.6

*Potassium (mg)-305

Fermented Foods

Fermented foods for dogs

This could be a fantastic source of healthy bacteria that is probiotics. Fermented foods usually include a wider diversity than supplemental probiotics with more solid numbers of bacteria. It is also recommended as dog food for supporting immune systems. In addition, it support recovery of leaky gut and IBD. The fermentation process provides:

*Vitamin C, K2

*Vitamin B


*Choline – balances and helps the blood

*Enzymes support metabolic activity

*Lactic Acid

Some popular Fermented foods that you can offer to your dog:




*Fermented fish stock

*Fermented fish sauce



Milk for healthy dog

Raw Goat Milk

Raw milk is one of the healthy foods for dogs. Milk is known as an ideal food, you can offer milk to your dog for better health. Whenever you are thinking of healthy foods for dogs, you can add goat milk without any hesitation. It will assist in immune functioning and reduce allergies. Raw Goat milk is recommended for dogs because it is less allergenic, and lower in lactose. Moreover, It is easy for dogs to digest as goat-milk has smaller fat globules. So, goat milk is an ideal diet for your dog, just look at the profile you will be amazed:

*Calories 140 

*total fat 7g

*saturated fat 4g

*trans fat 0g

*cholesterol 25mg

*sodium 115mg

*total carbs 11g

*sugars 11g

*protein 8g

*Vitamin D 3mcg (15% DV)

*calcium 300mg (25% DV)

*potassium 420mg (9% DV)

Closing Notes

 So now you know what are some of my healthy foods for dogs that I provide to my dog. Above all, there are many foods or recipes you can offer your dog, it could be homemade, commercial, natural whatever. But it is suggested to practice homemade and natural food, it is the best practice. In conclusion, I just want to say you that be careful about your beloved dog’s nutrition and support him to the fullest. 

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