Pumpkin For Your Pets!

Welsh Corgi Pembroke dog and pumpkinWhat’s round and orange (not a basketball) and grows on a vine? Pumpkin! A great treat for your pet to eat, it aides digestion and constipation. Vets recommend a Tablespoon for small pets, 2 T for larger pets. Pumpkin is a good fource for vitamin A and C, beta- carotene, fiber and moisture in pumpkin. Pumpkin seeds are also a good treat for larger dogs and contain 30% protein and 40-50 % oil.

Below is an easy 3-Ingredient recipe:

Peanut Butter Pumpkin Homemade Dog Treats

1/2 cup Natural Peanut Butter
1 cup 100% Pure Pumpkin Puree, canned
1 3/4 cups whole wheat flour (I used Whole Grain Brown Rice Flour)


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

2. In a large bowl, stir together peanut butter and pumpkin. Stir in the flour 1/4 cup at a time just until dough is no longer sticky.

3. Roll the dough out between two sheets of parchment paper to 1/4? thick. Use a cookie cutter to cut out the dough, then place on the prepared pan.

4. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 8-10 minutes. Let cool completely. Store in an airtight container or freeze for up to 3 months.