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Great Pumpkin Treats for the Fall!

September 9, 2019

Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice

The sight of the leaves changing colors and the cool evening breeze lets you know Fall is here.  Fall is a special time of year to enjoy before the cold winter arrives. What’s even more special about this time of year is that its Pumpkin season! Who doesn’t love the sweet aroma of pumpkin in their food and drinks? Pumpkin doesn’t just taste good it has great health benefits that can be shared with your pet. Today we are going to share some health benefits of pumpkin treats and some great yummy recipes your dog will drool over.

Health Benefits of Pumpkin

Pumpkin has been used for decades to help maintain and improve health. The benefits of pumpkin are endless and because it’s a seasonal vegetable everyone (including your furry friends) gets excited when its harvest time. Here just a few benefits that dogs can experience from eating pumpkin.

If you are looking to incorporate pumpkin into your dog’s diet and lovemaking natural yet simple treats for your dog to enjoy then you will love these recipes.

Peanut Butter and Pumpkin Dog Treats Recipe

This dog treat recipe is simple and needs only three ingredients. It’s fast and ready in just 30 minutes. Pumpkin and peanut butter dog treats will have your puppy barking for more. Luckily this recipe makes 50 snacks you can grab anytime to make your puppy happy and healthy.         Ingredients

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Puppy Pumpkin Muffins Recipe

Pumpkin Muffins are a soft and easy to chew treat that can be enjoyed as a midday snack. This recipe is one that you can make any time and it will have your dog licking his chops for more.   Ingredients

Instructions: Preheat oven 350° F. Lightly grease or spray muffin tin. Place oats in blender or food processor and pulse until oats are about half powder. Place oats and all remaining ingredients in a large bowl and stir until just mixed. Fill muffin tins 2/3 full with batter. Sprinkle oatmeal on top of each muffin to make them more eye-appealing and give your pooch a bit of crunch. Bake for 15-16 minutes until tops are golden brown.

Puppy Pumpkin Puree Recipe

Pumpkin puree has a ton of nutrients and can be used to make even tastier goodies for your dog. It has high fiber content and can be a helpful tool for both treating constipation and diarrhea. This puree will also make your dog feel full, so it can double as a way to help your dog lose weight in case he is gaining a few extra pounds          Ingredients

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Over-Sized Pumpkin Pies Recipe

 These festive dog-friendly pies can be used for any occasion. Your dog will not refuse this tasty pumpkin treat, so celebrate over and over with an over-sized pumpkin pie.   Ingredients 

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Fall and pumpkins are a match made in heaven. This year while your body is thriving on the sweet taste of pumpkin and all its health benefits, cook up a few pumpkin snacks for your puppy. Enjoy the tons of vitamins and nutrients in pumpkins that are proven to benefit you and your dog.  

It’s the perfect time of year and your puppy will love long walks, falling leaves, cool brisk breeze and of course recipes for those yummy pumpkin treats! 

 

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