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Before you can balance a recipe for your pet, you need to add your pet's profile to the database. Follow the instructions in this document for both cats and dogs. http://www.petdietdesigner.com/en/support-docs/documentation/pet-diet-designer-for-w...
I'm very excited to work with your software. Do you have any instructions on how to create your own recipe? Thanks, Cyndi...
There are no bones to chose from the nutritient database. I doubt that there is a single raw feeder out there, who doesn't feed his peet bones (I at least hope that there isn't!). Without those nutrition data, the whole program is completely worthles...
I'm not sure if this post belongs here so I apologize if it doesn't. I'm having a difficult time trying to find the amount of iodine in raw meats (chicken, pork, beef, ect.) I can only find iodine count for cooked meat. And since PDD doesn't calcu...
Looking for duck hearts and gizzards to add to my recipe but I'm not seeing it. ?...
Would someone be able to let me know what the calculation is when nutrition information for a specific food, ingredient, supplement, etc. is listed in percentages? It would be useful to know how this is calculated so I can convert values on my own an...
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Hi! I just downloaded Pet Recipe Designer and am learning how to use the program. When you are using the "Recipe Balancer" function, is there a button to reset the values of a given recipe to their original (and balanced) setting? I am just...
Hello Is it possible to change feed % of calories and weight loss? I have a defaut option of 50% and I would like to make it higer. Could you please help? Thank you for your support....
Will there ever be an update? Will we ever be able to do pounds and ounces instead of grams. Will the food list be updated with things we would use for pets? The ingredients seem more for human consumption....
Hi, I am trying to create a recipe for an allergy related dog, he is healthy and a good adult weight, everytime i change the amount in grams of the food it changes back to 100grams, all of them, why is this?...
I just got started and there are no whole, ground (or whole, bone in options). I feed meat with bone. How do I calculate this?...
Is there any possibility of removing food groups? I am missing lots of foods because cerals and snacks and american indian foods are coming up first, with this being a pet food designer, can i delete all these groups to only have fresh foods? I o...
Please, how can I change the feed% of normal weight? I don't want to start with 50%. TIA....
Hi, I´ve noticed that taurine has "0" value in all the ingredients of the nutrient composition database. I have observed the same issue with iodine. ¿Which is the reason.? Thanks in advance and best regards....
I just installed the program and hit the finish button and the set up wizard disappeared. Now what? There's no widget on my home screen and all I can find in my downloads folder is the set up wizard which just has me install the program over and over...
I was unable to add my pets name to my recipe "Combo Protein", the only pet names that show up are Spot and Jade (I believe), my pets names would not appear but I needed to get my recipe created to check to see if it is balanced. How do I ...
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What is your recommendation on making sure there is enough calcium in the dog's diet when using raw meaty bones such as chicken drumsticks with meat & skin as the source of calcium? (Not eggshell or bone meal) I realize there will be an update in...
I created a perfectly balanced recipe for the Valinco dog whose profile shows a weight of 30 kg, male, adult castrated, BCS 5/9, with typical activity. In the recipe form, the recipe balancer shows a requirement (daily target) of 705.024 kcal, which...
Is there a way to bulk import foods? I'd like to import some foods that are not included, like things you would use as a raw feeder: brewer's yeast, bone meal, nutritional yeast, meaty bones, etc. There are some spreadsheets out there with these foo...
Hi, I'm so close to finishing this recipe however I'm finding it a real challenge to get vitamin d and e without adding a ton of calories. Do you have any suggestions?...
I wanted to use plain old whole sardines from the fish market, but can't find any nutritional info on them....
Hello, I installed the software on Windows 10 and it works fine. However I do not find a function for saving data (backup). Using the software involves the use of many data that are stored over time and their loss, for those who would like to use in...


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