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Taco’s Test Kitchen – Pumpkin Pup Treats

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Taco’s Test Kitchen – Pumpkin Pup Treats

Fall has arrived in the Midwest and with it, pumpkins! 

Durvet Dog Pup Pumpkin Treats

Pumpkin decorations, pumpkin pie, pumpkin donuts and the perennial favorite - #PSL! Nothing makes a fall day cozier than the smell of fresh-baked pumpkin pie wafting from the kitchen. But as a busy mom of 2 girls and 2 fur-boys, my schedule – not to mention my waistline – don’t often allow the time to sit back enjoy the fall pumpkin craze.

Durvet Dog Pumpkin Treats

Until I came across this recipe! It is quick, easy and filled the house with that pumpkin spice smell plus the pups got to reap the rewards (and calories)! Add in a little Durvite and this recipe really knocks it out of the park by providing essential amino acids and Omega 3 fatty acids to help keep Taco and Gus looking their best!

With 6 simple ingredients, these Pumpkin Pup Treats can be whipped up in no time. Durvite isn’t required, but does have nutritional benefits and adds to the treat-texture. You can pick it up at any local farm and home retailer – check here to find one near you.

Durvite Pumpkin Dog Treats STEP 1 - INGREDIENTS

Once you have your ingredients gathered, grab a helper – 5-year-olds work well – and mix up your wet ingredients followed by the cinnamon.  Don’t forget to preheat the oven to 350 degrees!

Durvite Pumpkin Dog Treats STEP 2

Add in the flour and then the Durvite.  Continue stirring until a dough forms.

Durvite Pumpkin Dog Treats STEP 3

Drop teaspoon sized dough balls onto a greased cookie sheet.

Durvite Pumpkin Dog Treats STEP 4

Flatten the dough balls with a greased cup or spoon and pop into the oven for 30-40 minutes or until they reach the desired crispness. 

Durvite Pumpkin Dog Treats STEP 5

30 minutes is a long time to wait, so treat your audience to some spoon lickings.  The final product was PUP-APPROVED in our house!

Durvite Pumpkin Dog Treats RESULTS


Yield: 72 servings     Prep Time: 15 minutes     Cook Time: 30 minutes     Total Time: 45 minutes

Treat your pups to a delicious seasonal treat they can't resist!
Nothing says fall like the smell of these fresh from the oven pumpkin pup treats!



  • 2 eggs

  • 1 15oz can pumpkin (NOT pie filling)

  • 2 tbsp honey

  • 1 tsp cinnamon

  • 3 cups flour

  • 1 cup of Durvite (can substitute 1 cup of flour)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a cookie sheet and set aside.
  2. Mix eggs, pumpkin, honey and cinnamon in a bowl until well combined.
  3. Add in flour and Durvite and continue stirring until dough forms.
  4. Drop teaspoon of dough onto prepared sheet and flatten with greased cup or spoon.
  5. Bake for 30-40 min or until desired crispness.

NOTE: Durvite feeding directions can be found here.  Each treat contains less than 1 tsp of Durvite.  Treats should always be fed in moderation as a part of balanced diet for your pet.  Do not feed to your pet if they have sensitivities to any listed ingredients.

Reviews From Our Testers

Dixie Durvite Pumpkin Pup Treat Tester

"Love that there
is Durvite added to keep
me looking my best in
my golden years."
~ Dixie

Boone - Pumpkin Dog Treat Tester

"Tastes like chicken!"
~ Boone

Cowboy Durvite Pumpkin Pup Treat Tester

"Great flavor!
Reminds me that
Thanksgiving is just around
the corner."
~ Cowboy


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Emily Garcia

Emily Garcia


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