How to Cook Chicken for a Diabetic Dog (Easy Steps & Complete Guide)

When your dog has diabetes, it means there are problems with your pooch processing insulin and glucose. Chances are, your dog also struggles with weight loss and gain as well as excess urination, lethargy and vomiting, among others.

You have to monitor your dog’s food intake consistently and you have to feed it foods that are easily digestible. So, knowing how to cook chicken for a diabetic dog is essential. There are many homemade meals you can prepare. But the most important thing is to avoid giving any seasoning with the food.

Chicken Broccoli & Asparagus Stew

This is a gentle and healthy doggie stew that combines the best ingredients appropriate for diabetes. The rice helps give substance and the parsley helps your dogs with insulin issues.

Items You’ll Need

  • Knife
  • Cutting Board
  • Small Saucepan
  • Large Pot
  • Spoon
  • Freezer-Safe Containers

Ingredients

  • 2 Chicken Breasts, without bones and skin
  • 3 Cups Doggie-Friendly Chicken Stock
  • 2 Cups White Rice, cooked
  • 1 Cup Asparagus, chopped
  • 1 Cup Broccoli, shredded, chopped or ground
  • 1 tsp Parsley, fresh and chopped

Instructions

  1. Cook the white rice according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  2. Clean and chop the asparagus, broccoli and parsley.
  3. Clean and chop up the chicken breasts, taking care to remove all the fat.
  4. In a large pot combine the chopped veggies along with the chicken and chicken broth.
  5. Bring it to a violent, rolling boil and reduce the heat. It will take about 30 to 40 minutes to simmer this.
  6. Add the cooked rice and simmer for about five to 10 minutes more.
  7. Take it off the stove and make sure it cools completely.
  8. Serve it to your dog and spoon the rest into freezer-safe containers.

Diabetic Chicken Stew Recipe for Dogs

For this stew recipe, show it to your vet. Also make sure you understand how much to give your dog per serving. If all is well, it will take all of 35 minutes to make. You can portion it out and freeze it too.

Items You’ll Need

  • Small Saucepan
  • Medium Saucepan
  • Spoon
  • Knife
  • Cutting Board
  • Freezer-Safe Containers

Ingredients

  • ½ Cup Ground Chicken, white meat and cooked
  • 1 Cup White Rice
  • ½ Cup Carrots, chopped
  • ½ Cup Green Beans, chopped
  • ½ Cup Brussels Sprouts, chopped
  • ½ Tbsp Coconut Oil
  • Water

Instructions

  1. Cook the white rice in a small saucepan as indicated on the manufacturer’s instructions but include half of the coconut oil with it.
  2. Chop the green beans, Brussels sprouts and carrots.
  3. In a medium saucepan, sauté the chicken in the remaining coconut oil until no longer pink.
  4. Add the vegetables and continue to sauté for 10 or 20 minutes.
  5. Add the rice and cover everything with water.
  6. Allow all of this to simmer for an additional 15 to 25 minutes; until veggies are soft.
  7. Take the pot off the heat source and let the stew cool down to room temperature or colder.
  8. Serve some to the pooch and portion out the rest into freezer-safe containers.

Doggie Diabetic Chicken Stew #2

Here’s another option you can give your diabetic dog. It’s really quick and easy too.

Items You’ll Need

  • Spoon
  • Knife
  • Measuring Cups & Spoons
  • Cutting Board
  • Large Saucepan or Small Stock Pot
  • Freezer-Safe Containers

Ingredients

  • ½ Cup Chicken Breasts, chopped
  • 2 Cups Water, purified or reverse osmosis
  • ½ Tbsp Olive Oil
  • ½ Cup Baby Spinach
  • 1 tsp Vet-Recommended Supplements for Diabetes

Instructions

  1. Clean the chicken, taking care to remove the fat with a knife and chop it into pieces easy for your dog to eat.
  2. Cut off the baby spinach stems.
  3. Put a large pot on the stove with water and boil it. 
  4. Add the rice, supplements, chicken and spinach. Simmer for 20 minutes, until the rice is soft and chicken is no longer pink.
  5. Take it off the stove and let it cool to room temperature or until it’s cool enough to the touch.
  6. Give some to your dog and then portion out the rest into freezer-safe containers.

Comfort Food for Diabetic Dogs

This is a mushy, soft food that not only helps with your dog’s insulin issues but is also kind to its digestion.

Items You’ll Need

  • Measuring Cups & Spoons
  • Large Saucepan
  • Spoon
  • Knife
  • Cutting Board
  • Freezer-Safe Containers

Ingredients

  • 1½ Cups Gluten Free Oats
  • ½ Cup Ground Chicken
  • 1¼ Cups Zucchini, cubed
  • 1 Tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 4 Cups Doggie-Friendly Chicken Bone Broth

Instructions

  1. In a large saucepan, boil the ground chicken in the doggie-friendly chicken bone broth until the meat is no longer pink.
  2. Chop and cube the zucchini, ensuring you observe the size your dog can eat. Add it to the pot.
  3. Then add the gluten-free oats to the mix and stir.
  4. Cover and let it simmer together for 20 to 30 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat, stir well and let it cool down.
  6. Serve some to your furry friend and save the rest in freezer-safe containers.

Fabulous Chicken & Rice for Diabetic Dogs

This simple recipe is good for any dog that suffers with diabetes. This is fairly easy to make.

Items You’ll Need

  • Spoon
  • Cutting Board
  • Knife
  • Large Saucepan
  • Small Saucepan
  • Measuring Cups

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup White Rice, cooked
  • 1 Cup Chicken Breast, cut and boiled
  • ½ Cup Green Beans, chopped
  • ½ Cup Carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar

Instructions

  1. Clean, rinse, dry and chop the chicken, clearing away every bit of the fat.
  2. In a medium saucepan, cover the chopped chicken with water and bring to a boil. Make sure all the pink is no longer visible in the chicken.
  3. Remove the pan from the heat source and take two cups of the chicken water to prepare the rice with it.
  4. Peel the carrots and chop them along with the green beans.
  5. Once the rice is soft, add that, the apple cider vinegar and the veggies into the pot with the chopped chicken.
  6. Set the burner to low and simmer for 30 minutes or so.
  7. Allow everything to cool down completely before serving some of it to your dog.
  8. Use freezer-safe containers to store the rest of it.