With the recent recalls, some pet owners are opting to make their own alternatives. A new website provides hundreds of recipes for pet owners, according to a  press release by the new website,  www.PetFoodies.com .

Site users can read and print hundreds of recipes; watch "how to" videos from pet care experts; share dietary advice on the blog; post their own recipes; and get tips and recipes via RSS feed.

Veterinarians and experts in companion animal nutrition continue to caution that it is difficult for consumers making petfood at home to achieve the right balance of nutrients required by cats or dogs. Pet owners considering this route should consult a veterinarian knowledgeable in pet nutrition.