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How to mix food & supplements for the dee-o-gee shop dog

This is the nutrition combination we use for Jericho, the shop dog at Dee-O-Gee. He's a 6 year old, 10 lb Papillon and a very fierce guard dog :)

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This is Jericho, hard at work at Dee-O-Gee. Jericho has Addison's disease, making him prone to weight gain. So, we have him on a unique mixture of dog foods and supplement, detailed in the following.

This is Jericho, hard at work at Dee-O-Gee. Jericho has Addison's disease, making him prone to weight gain. So, we have him on a unique mixture of dog foods and supplement, detailed in the following.

Kibble: Petcurean "Now Small Breed" mixed 50/50 with "Now Senior/Weight Management" Freeze dried: Stella & Chewy's "Surf n Turf" dinner Supplement: Joint Mobility by Wholistic Pet Organics

Dog food bowl in the middle. 50/50 blend of dog food on the right. Freeze dried dog food top middle. Joint mobility supplement on the left.

Dog food bowl in the middle. 50/50 blend of dog food on the right. Freeze dried dog food top middle. Joint mobility supplement on the left.

1/8 cup of the small breed formula and 1/8 cup of the senior formula, 1/4 cup total.  The Small Breed formula has a small 'X' shape, making it easier for small dogs to crunch the food.

1/8 cup of the small breed formula and 1/8 cup of the senior formula, 1/4 cup total. The Small Breed formula has a small 'X' shape, making it easier for small dogs to crunch the food.

Do you see the 2 different kibbles? The Small Breed formula also has some great dental health properties for those little dogs.

Do you see the 2 different kibbles? The Small Breed formula also has some great dental health properties for those little dogs.

Next step, add 1/3 patty of Stella & Chewy's freeze-dried dog food. This all-natural dog food is great for picky dogs or backpacking. It has all the benefits of raw food, without the mess.

Next step, add 1/3 patty of Stella & Chewy's freeze-dried dog food. This all-natural dog food is great for picky dogs or backpacking. It has all the benefits of raw food, without the mess.

Crumble the S&C patty over the kibble.

Crumble the S&C patty over the kibble.

Add joint mobility supplement. A multivitamin plus joint support ... your dog will thank you for adding this to the mix!

Add joint mobility supplement. A multivitamin plus joint support ... your dog will thank you for adding this to the mix!

Joint Mobility has Ester-C and MSM, both increase the uptake of Glucosamine & Chondriotin. This is impossible to find in dog supplements!

Joint Mobility has Ester-C and MSM, both increase the uptake of Glucosamine & Chondriotin. This is impossible to find in dog supplements!

Ta da! You could also add a little bit of water at this point, to make the combination a bit softer and help the Joint Mobility powder mix in better.

Ta da! You could also add a little bit of water at this point, to make the combination a bit softer and help the Joint Mobility powder mix in better.

Here's a shot of available all-natural dog foods at Dee-O-Gee in Bozeman, MT. Learn more at www.dee-o-gee.com.

Here's a shot of available all-natural dog foods at Dee-O-Gee in Bozeman, MT. Learn more at www.dee-o-gee.com.

  • 0.0c Petcurean Now! Senior/Weight Management kibble
  • 0.0 Stella & Chewy's freeze-dried dog food
  • 1.0pch Water
  • 0.0tsp Joint mobility
  • 0.0c Petcurean Now Small Breed