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Honey Chicken Homemade Dog Cancer Diet – Top Dog Tips


Dogs with cancer should follow a special diet that is balanced and easy to digest. Your whole body is working overtime fighting cancer and making you weak. This homemade dog cancer diet is made with limited ingredients that are easy to digest, exceptionally tasty, and full of nutrients.

Often times, dogs with cancer begin to lose weight. Some cancer treatments can also cause a dog to lose appetite. For these reasons, one of the most common goals for dog food for pets with cancer is maintaining a healthy weight.

It is also crucial that you create a recipe that meets your dog’s nutritional needs. Unless, Your puppy will quickly go low in nutrients. This would make it even harder for his body to fight the cancer.

Honey Chicken Homemade Dog Cancer Diet

A well-known study published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association evaluated 27 homemade recipes for dogs with cancer. These recipes come from books and internet sources. Unfortunately, none of the recipes met the minimum nutritional requirements for a commercial adult dog food diet.

It is extremely difficult to come up with a recipe that will meet all of your dog’s nutritional needs. If you are considering giving your pet a homemade dog cancer diet, You will need to work with a veterinarian or canine nutritionist.

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Recipe: Honey Chicken Homemade Dog Cancer Diet

homemade dog cancer diet

This recipe contains superfood ingredients to ensure high quality nutrition and give your dog’s body the strength it needs to fight cancer. These whole food ingredients are more appealing to dogs that have lost their appetite, and hopefully they will be enough to tempt your sick pooch.

  • Author: Samantha Randall
  • Preparation time: 10 mins
  • Cooking time: 20 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8th– –10 cups 1x
  • Category: Cancer diet
  • Method: Cooked
  • Kitchen: Dog Food



  • 2 lbs. ground chicken
  • 1 cup chopped zucchini
  • 1/2 cup chopped broccoli
  • 1/2 cup chopped kale
  • 1/2 cup chopped spinach
  • 1 Can of dark red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup Coconut oil
  • 1/8 cup raw honey
  • 8 cups water

Put all ingredients in a large stock pot. Mix thoroughly to combine the ingredients evenly. Bring the recipe to a boil.

Let the food cook for about 20 minutes. Once the chicken is fully cooked, the recipe is ready. You can feed it to your pooch once it has cooled down.


  • Serving size: 1/2 cup
  • Calories: 300
  • Sugar: 4.2 g
  • Sodium: 86 mg
  • Fat: 12.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.9 g
  • Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 30.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 81 mg

How Much To Feed: I recommend feeding around half a cup of food for every 20-25 pounds of body weight. This is just a guideline. Lazy pets and older dogs may not need that many. It is extremely important to consult your veterinarian to determine the best serving size for your dog.

All dogs have specific nutritional needs, especially dogs with cancer. Your dogs’ needs will depend on many factors, including the type of cancer, treatment, age, breed, and ideal weight. Therefore, It is imperative that you consult your veterinarian about the appropriate portion size for your dog.

How to store: You can store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-5 days or freeze them and they can be kept for up to 3 months. Keep in mind that there are no preservatives in this recipe, so it won’t last nearly as long as commercial dog food.

For more informations

We publish many homemade dog food and treat recipes every month. For more recipes, tips and advice on cooking pet food, see our Recipes section. If you are new to homemade dog food, we encourage you to read more about “How Much to Feed” to understand portion sizes, “What Supplements to Use” to prepare balanced meals, and “How to Store” for tips on simple and easy homemade dog food to keep in the fridge or freezer.



Robert Dunfee