Frequently Asked Questions

  • Simply follow the recipe to make your own dog food. Add the powder to veg and cook. Mix the supplement mixture and add to cooled cooked food.
  • We are sharing YouTube how-to videos on our channel
  • People normally do one 'cook' a week as part of a healthy meal routine for their dog. 
  • Powdered foods have a much higher protein level than other foods. 
  • Dogs do not chew their food as we do, they instinctively gulp their food, so the digestive process only starts in the stomach and intestines. Their intestinal tract is shorter than ours so they need everything already broken down to be able to absorb all the amino acids and nutrients from the food. Powdered form is best for this process. 
  • Using Fleetful powder means there is no need to blend your plant-based home cooking.
  • Dogs cannot fully absorb the nutrients of a plant-based diet unless certain ingredients are well cooked.
  • The nutrients which are best not to be cooked are in the supplement mix recipe that goes on top when cooled. (Banana, sunflower oil, peanut butter and the nutritious supplement)
  • To make 100% nutritionally complete plant-based dog food, there are essential vitamins, minerals, pre and pro-biotics that your dog needs. 
  • The bag of supplement is supplied in a separate pack because it must never be heated. Mix according to the recipe and add when cooled. 
  • Once cooked, batch up the food into portions using our feeding guide. 
  • Keep batches frozen for freshness and take out each meal the day before.
  • No. It's very important not to heat the dog food once the supplement topping has been added. This is to retain the nutrients in the supplement. 
  • Do not add hot water to the food either. 
  • With any new diet, it is important to introduce slowly and mixing old and new foods. We recommend a two-week period of gradually introducing more and more starting from a 80/20 ratio.
  • If your dog is not already plant-based, they may experience changes to their stools at first. Our recipe is vet formulated but if you have any concerns at all, please consult your veterinarian or let us know if you would like to speak to a vegan vet. 
  • Yes, when the recipe is followed, our food is 100% complete. 
  • Some people prefer to give a nutritional 'boost' by feeding 50/50 with other kibble. 
  • Dogs differ in so many ways (age, breed, activity level etc). 
  • We offer guidelines on our product pages and on the recipe card. 
  • Please keep an eye on your dog's weight and adjust the amount given accordingly. 
  • Each dog is different so it is important to keep an eye on their digestive system. Take a look at the consistency of your dog's poo to see if they are easy to pick up and moist. If this is the case then you are doing great!