This easy pumpkin dog cookie recipe, uses canned pumpkin and human grade ingredients for homemade pumpkin dog treats that are tasty and healthy.
And you can also make these pumpkin cookies easily, in your bread machine, or with your mixer and a dough hook.
More and more, veterinarians are suggesting using canned pumpkin for dogs for diarrhea or constipation.
It works for both – just don't go overboard, or you'll create constipation when treating diarrhea or the other way around.
I developed the following recipe so that I'd have a quick and easy pumpkin dog cookie recipe for making last minute treats for Skipper and her friends.
Either way, your dog is sure to love these healthy dog treats!
Using your bread machine for these dog cookies, makes them super easy.
However, if you don't have a bread machine, don't dismay! You can easily mix everything in your heavy duty mixer with a dough hook., using a dough hook—or, alternatively, use the method used by women for hundreds of years. Just mix the dough by hand.
Mixing dough by hand is a little more work, but you will be able to make great homemade dog cookies using any of these methods.
I designed this recipe to make super easy homemade dog treats so I'll give directions for using a bread machine.
The second photo (above) shows dog biscuits, made quickly by cutting them with a palm held pizza cutter.
Use this pumpkin dog cookie recipe for everyday treats, for holiday treats (vary the cookie cutters for Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Christmas), and for gift-giving.
Depending on the shape that you use, the dog treats will look different each time. Only you will know that you used the same, easy dog treat recipe for each unique treat.
Both you and your dog will LOVE the rich aroma of these pumpkin treats baking in the oven—and I'm suspicious you'll be tempted to taste them yourself!
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