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Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice: Dog-Friendly Autumn Recipes

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice: Dog-Friendly Autumn Recipes

 

Autumn heralds a plethora of flavours, and pumpkin spice is undoubtedly the pièce de résistance. Not to be left out, our canine friends can also bask in these seasonal delights. In this piece, we unveil a selection of dog-friendly recipes that capture the quintessence of pumpkin spice.

Savour the Autumn: Pumpkin-Based Treats for Your Pooch

Pumpkin stands as a nutritional tour de force for dogs, laden with fibre, vitamins, and minerals. Integrating pumpkin into your dog’s diet can bolster digestion and contribute to maintaining a healthy weight.

Recipe 1: Pumpkin Spice Dog Biscuits

  • 310g whole wheat flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 125ml tinned pumpkin
  • 2 tablespoons dry milk
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 175°C.
  2. In a large bowl, blend the flour, eggs, pumpkin, dry milk, and cinnamon.
  3. Once amalgamated, roll the dough out on a floured surface until it’s about 1.3cm thick.
  4. Employ a cookie cutter to create captivating shapes.
  5. Arrange the biscuits on a baking tray and bake for 20 minutes.

Recipe 2: Pumpkin and Peanut Butter Bones

  • 125ml tinned pumpkin
  • 60ml peanut butter
  • 125g whole wheat flour
  • 30g oats
  • 60ml water

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 175°C.
  2. Combine the pumpkin and peanut butter in a bowl.
  3. Stir in the flour, oats, and water, ensuring everything is well mixed.
  4. Roll the dough out and cut into bone shapes.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes or until the treats are hard.

Recipe 3: Pumpkin and Apple Pupsicles

  • 125ml tinned pumpkin
  • 1 apple, finely chopped
  • 250ml unsweetened yoghurt

Instructions:

  1. Mix the pumpkin, apple, and yoghurt together in a bowl.
  2. Pour the blend into an ice cube tray.
  3. Freeze for a few hours until solid.
  4. Offer these refreshing treats to your dog on a balmy autumn day.

Health Benefits: Nutrient-Rich Treats for a Joyous Pup

Feeding your dog pumpkin can yield a myriad of health advantages. Its fibre content is instrumental in alleviating issues like constipation and diarrhoea, ensuring a balanced digestive system. The vitamins and minerals in pumpkin play a crucial role in bolstering overall health, keeping your dog cheerful and vibrant throughout autumn.

Conclusion: Revel in Autumn with Dog-Friendly Treats

Indulging in the autumnal flavours with your four-legged companion has never been more straightforward. These pumpkin spice-inspired recipes provide tasty and healthful options for your pet. As we wrap up, don’t forget to check out our range of high-quality, 100% natural supplements here to further enhance your dog’s well-being. So, embrace the season and pamper your pup with some homemade delights.

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