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If you haven’t taken the plunge to making homemade dog food for your furry friend, don’t worry – we get you. You’re probably strapped for time as it is and if you’re still getting the hang of this adulting thing you may not even be great about making homemade dinner for yourself, let alone your fur-pup.

But, making homemade dog food can not only be easy, but it can be more affordable and healthier for your fur-pup. And if you’ve dabbled around with crockpot recipes for your human food, you know how easy they make cooking! You can prep all of the ingredients, set the crockpot timer and go about your day until it’s done. 

That’s why we love it and want to share some of our favorite easy homemade dog food crockpot recipes with you. But you should know – once you’re dog gets the taste of this little slice of heaven, they may never go back to dry dog food!

1. Crockpot Chicken Dog Food Recipe – DogVills

This delicious homemade dog food recipe is quick and easy! Made with brown rice, green beans, sweet potatoes carrots and chicken breasts – your pup is sure to thank you for this yummy meal.

2. Crockpot Beef and Rice Homemade Dog Food Recipe – Canine Journal

This article has a few different recipes on it, but towards the middle of the article you will find a super easy, delicious crockpot recipe that includes ground beef, brown rice, kidney beans, butternut squash, carrots, frozen peas and water. It’s easy to throw into your crockpot and a healthy meal for your fur-child. 

3. Slow Cooker Dog Food – 12 Tomatoes

This slow cooker dog food recipe is free of corn, wheat and soy (the most common dog food allergens). Not to mention healthy for your dog and easy for you to make. Check out the video below or read the recipe here.

4. Crockpot Chicken Dog Food – Dog Vills

What dog doesn’t love chicken? This recipe is sure to satisfy their taste buds! Check out the video to learn how to make this simple homemade chicken dog food recipe. 

5. Beef and Rice Crockpot Dog Food Recipe – Top Dog Tips

For busy dog moms on the go, this recipe is easy to get started and let cook while you’re out running errands or going to work. It’s best to have it cook on low for 5 hours and when you get home – you’re pup will have a delicious meal all ready to eat! Check out the video recipe tutorial below:

6. Instant Pot Homemade Dog Food – Nosh City

If you’re an instapot enthusiast, this homemade dog food recipe is for you. With one 5 ingredients, it’s easy to whip up and throw into your instapot for cooking. After it’s all cooked, you can let your dog enjoy their meal and package up the rest to be saved for the week!

7. Scooby’s Organic Stew for Dogs – Happy and Yummy

This organic stew homemade dog food recipe is a real treat for your dog, plus very nutritious! It’s loaded with vegetables like sweet potatoes, peas and carrots. Don’t worry about cutting up the different veggies though – this recipe saves you time by using frozen vegetable mix bags. Make one big batch and your dog is set for the week!

8. Healthy & Affordable Slow Cooker Homemade Dog Food – Five Little Bears

Okay, we know this recipe is for dogs, but this one looks pretty good as human food too. So if you’re ready to treat your pup like the king or queen they deserve – this healthy, affordable slow cooker dog food recipe is definitely one you should try out.


These homemade dog food crockpot recipes are an affordable, easy way to give your furry best friend the nutritious meal they need. There are many variations of these crockpot dog food meals that you can make, but we recommend checking with your dog’s vet to make sure they won’t upset your dogs stomach. Just like humans, some dogs are more sensitive to certain foods than others – so it’s best to check with a professional before you find out any other way. We hope you love these recipes! 

Check out our favorite crockpots to get cooking your homemade dog meals: