Pumpkin treats for your pet

The leaves are falling, the weather is changing and fall is in the air. There’s nothing better than a pumpkin spice latte in the fall. Since our furry friends can’t have lattes, here are a few recipes to help get them in the spirit of the holidays too.
Before we get into some recipes, let’s talk about picking the right type of pumpkin for your pup. Be sure to use canned puree pumpkin. Do not use pumpkin pie filling, as these have extra sugars and other ingredients that may not be good for your pet.
Pumpkin is not only a nice treat for your pup; it can be good for them too. It may help with diarrhea, constipation, and upset stomach. As with any food or treats, moderation is key.

Icy Pumpkin Treats

These are so easy there really is no excuse to not make these. It includes pumpkin, water and the freezer. It’s that simple.
You can make cute little pumpkin ice pops in any shape you want. Bones are a popular one as they are Halloween-ish and dog related. They also come out extremely cute.

Pumpkin and Peanut Butter Treats

These tasty treats only take 15 minutes to prep. Mix eggs, pumpkin, flour, peanut butter, salt, and cinnamon together, and then toss it into a pre-heated oven at 350°.

Pumpkin Carrot Treats

Pumpkin and carrots oh my! These easy treats will have those puppy dog tails wagging. Mix eggs, flour, pumpkin and carrot together, form balls on a cookie sheet, and bake at 350°.

Pumpkin Treats with Bacon Glaze

Yep, you read that right! BACON GLAZE! These treats are sure to be a hit with your pet.
There you have it. These are only a few of many pet recipes.  We love celebrating holidays with our pets and here are some safe ways to do so.


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