No. While pumpkin itself has nutritional benefits for dogs, pumpkin pie is loaded with sugar, which is never good for dogs. If your dog has gotten into your Thanksgiving pie, odds are he’s okay. He may have an upset stomach, but he hasn’t eaten anything toxic. Just be sure to keep pumpkin pie out of his reach at future holiday dinners.
The Good News
You can make your dog his own version of pumpkin pie! This sugar-less and nutmeg-less recipe for mini pies will delight your dog. Or you can whip up a batch of these crunchy pumpkin pie spiced biscuits for a healthy anytime treat.
Symptoms to Look For
Your dog may have an irregular bowel movement after a dose of pumpkin pie, but if you notice anything irregular beyond that, like vomiting or stomach pain, give your vet a call to be safe.
For More Information
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The information provided in this article is not a substitute for professional veterinary help.