8 Delicious Pumpkin Dog Treat Recipes

November 5, 2014 by Tails Magazine in Lifestyle with 2 Comments

Pumpkin carving may be done, but the season for pumpkin devouring is just getting started. Fortunately for our furry friends, pumpkin is not only delicious, it’s a proven powerfood for pets. Packed with fiber, vitamin A, beta-carotene, iron, and potassium, pumpkin is beneficial to your pet’s digestive and urinary systems.

Unsweetened canned natural pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling), cooked fresh pumpkin, and unsalted pumpkin seeds are all excellent choices for feeding your dog (or cat) pumpkin, but if you’re feeling inspired head to the kitchen and whip up one of these easy and delicious pumpkin dog treats. We promise you’ll have tails wagging.

1. 3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Pumpkin Treats // Kevin & Amanda


Flour + peanut butter + canned pumpkin = an irresistible treat your doggie will love. Recipe.

2. No-Bake Pumpkin and Oat Balls // Two Little Cavaliers


Oh wait, maybe it does get easier! These balls are three ingredients and they don’t require an oven. Recipe.

3. Peanut Butter, Bacon, and Pumpkin Treats // Nerds and Nomsense


Is there anything that doesn’t get better with bacon? Recipe.

4. Pumpkin Spice Puppucinnos // Lola the Pitty


Caffeine-free, of course. Recipe.

5. Pumpkin Pupcakes // Along For the Ride…


These sound so good we might have to try a bite. You know, just to make sure they’re not poison or anything. Recipe.

6. Grain-Free Pumpkin Treats with Greek Yogurt // Little Cook in the Big City



Perfect for sensitive tummies. Recipe.

7. Pumpkin Puppy Muffins // Homemade Dog Treats Now


Non-puppies love them too. Recipe.

8. Pumpkin, Bacon, & Flax Dog Biscuits // Adventures in Cooking


The addition of ground flaxseed provides a host of additional nutrients. Recipe.

Know of some more delicious pumpkin treat recipes? Share in the comments!

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