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The trick for these crispy bones is to make them nice and thick, and to use a high oven temperature.
Nutritionally, pumpkin flesh is an excellent source of carotenoids and fibre, which promotes healthy digestion, while the seeds are a good source of magnesium. Ginger, meanwhile, is loaded with gingerols (compounds that prevent damage to your dog’s cells) and is great for stomach upsets and nausea.
The recipe provides approximate 913 calories, 14g fat, 35g protein and 160g carbohydrates.
Kristina Johansen is a qualified canine dietary consultant. She advises on general canine nutrition and home-prepared diets, working closely with a wide variety of vets. In 2013 she set up Elmo's Kitchen, a special canine dietary consultancy which provides nutritional advice to dog owners. Find out more about Kristina Johansen.