1Know that it is wise to check with your vet before switching to homemade dog food. Step2Understand that dogs need a diet that consists of 40 percent meat, 30 percent vegetables and 30 percent starch. Follow this formula to ensure that your dog has a well-balanced diet. Cook meat before feeding it to your dog. 4Realize that organ meat (such as liver, kidneys, etc.) and eggs are very good for your dog. 5Consider the fact that many experts believe commercial dog food is actually unhealthy for dogs. Often the meat that is used in dog food is of a quality considered unfit for humansTry making a mixture of ground turkey, rice and carrot for your own dog food. Meals made of ground beef, brown rice, brewer's yeast and carrots are also popular. Step7Rotate the foods you feed your dog so that the dog gets a variety of foodsAdd a tiny bit of cooked garlic to your dog food. Dogs enjoy the flavor and garlic is a natural flea repellent. Be sure to consult your vet before using garlic, however, as raw or spoiled garlic may be poisonous to dogsUse oatmeal, pasta, rice or potatoes for your dog's starch requirement. Step10Grind eggshells and add this to your dog's meal. Eggshells have a lot of nutrients. Step11Keep cooked dog food in the refrigerator no longer than three days.