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7 Pup-kin Spice Dog Treat Recipes

By Colleen Williams
published: October 22, 2015 - updated: May 13, 2021 • 2 min. read
Pumpkin dog treat recipes

Does your pup have a case of FOMO this pumpkin spice season? Try these tasty dog treat recipes, dupes for the seasonally infamous flavor.

1. Apple Pumpkin Banana Bones

pumpkin dog treat recipes
(Golden Woofs)

This nutritious, tasty trifecta is a guaranteed pup pleaser, and a big hit at dog birthday parties! Add puréed pumpkin and yogurt icing for a sweet topping. Get more homemade dog treat recipes from Sugar the Golden RetrieverWheat free! Dairy optional.

2. Dried Pumpkin Dog Treats

pumpkin dog treat recipes
(The Lazy Budget Chef)

For allergy-prone pups, finding dog treat recipes can prove difficult. True to her name, the Lazy Budget Chef‘s creation only requires a pumpkin and an oven! Wheat- and dairy-free.

3. Pumpkin Apple Dog Breath Mints

dog breath mint recipes
(Damn Delicious)

We love our pets, but we don’t always love their breath. Dog breath mints can be expensive, try out some dog treat recipes at home to save money. This tempting treat from Damn Delicious contains breath-freshening parsley and mint, along with apples and pumpkin. Contains wheat and eggs.

4. Three-Ingredient Pumpkin Peanut Butter Bones

pumpking dog treat recipes
(Kevin & Amanda)

Easy dog treat recipes are ideal for pet parents on the go. Kevin and Amanda‘s canine-approved concoction only has three ingredients: peanut butter, flour (rice or wheat), and pumpkin purée. Wheat- and dairy-free!

5. Frozen Pumpkin Pup-sicles

pumpkin dog treat recipes
(Pet Guide)

If it’s still summery where you are – hello Arizona and Florida! – traditional dog treat recipes aren’t always that refreshing. Try making Pet Guide‘s pumpkin pup-sicles, a sweet treat for a sunny day. Dairy optional! 

6. Pumpkin Banana Pupcakes

dog cupcake recipes
(Style Sweet CA)

Perfect for your pet’s fall birthday party! One of many scrumptious dog treat recipes from Style Sweet CA, these pumpkin pupcakes are almost too adorable to eat. (Dogs do not agree…) Contains wheat, dairy and eggs; puppies should skip the honey!

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colleen williams
By Colleen Williams

Over the past decade, Colleen has written about health, wellness, beauty, and even pets for The New York Times, The Cut, Refinery29, xoVain, Healthy Paws Pet Insurance, and Seattle Met Magazine, as well as many beauty brands. She has a BFA in Art History from the University of New Mexico and an AAS in Fashion Design from Parsons School of Design in New York.

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