On Halloween, many dogs will be trick-or-treating along with their people. Remember to keep your dog away from the candy – especially the chocolate, which can be toxic to dogs (See our previous post about Halloween safety
.) But no need to leave canine friends out of the fun. Here is a simple recipe for Peanut Butter Pumpkins that you can share with your favorite trick-or-treating dogs.
1 cup oat flour
1/2 cup rolled oats
1/4 cup peanut butter
(Can substitute with almond butter)
1 tsp baking powder
Directions: Preheat oven tp 325 degrees. Combine oat flour, rolled oats, and baking powder in a large mixing bowl. Add the peanut butter and water. Mix the ingredients together untils dough forms. Roll the dough into 1/4″ thickness. Cut into Halloween shapes. (pumpkins, witches, bats, ghosts, etc.) Bake for 40 minutes.
While Halloween is an exciting time for us humans, it can be a downright scary and stressful time for dogs. Tons of people who may or may not actually look like people, constant noise and activity, doorbells ringing, doors opening and closing – all of this can be highly upsetting to many dogs. If not celebrating Halloween is not an option at your house, here are some guidelines from DogWatch to help you keep your dog safe and sane on the scariest night of the year.