Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Some Tricks for Making HOWLaween a Real Treat!

The weather's cooling down, the leaves are changing color, and supermarkets have tripled the space allocated to candy. This can only mean one thing: HOWLaween is just around the corner!

I recently shared some of my top tips for a fun & safe HOWLiday for your fur kids with The Denver Post, but the information is pertinent... and important... for canines all across the country. Here's a link to the online artcle so you can read all about it!

Monday, October 1, 2012

Pumpkin Patch Dog Biscuits

Here's an easy-to-prepare, healthy & yummy treat that's ideal for your trick or treating Tailwagger! Preparation time is less than 10 minutes, and most of the ingredients are probably already in your cupboard or refrigerator.
  • 1-1/2 C whole wheat flour
  • 4 tbsp butter flavored Crisco
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tbsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 C canned pumpkin
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 C buttermilk
Preheat oven to 400. Combine all dry ingredients. Cut in shortening. Mix egg with milk and pumpkin, then combine with flour mixture. Stir until soft dough forms. Drop by teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 12-15 minutes. Cool before serving. Store in airtight container.