Good news, dog moms! The weather is getting colder, which means the holiday season (aka the best time of the year) is just around the corner. How do we prepare our pooches for this? For the first holiday of the season, we have some very spooky ideas for you dog moms to help you plan an epic Halloween with your dog.
You can’t have a good Halloween with your dog if you and your furry friend don’t have a costume! Whether you are looking for something super scary or something cute and sweet, there is surely something out there that will make you and your dog look adorable this Halloween. Of course, we have conveniently made a whole other post dedicated to providing you with some spooktacular dog Halloween costume ideas! Check it out here.
Don’t forget to take pictures of you with your fur baby and tag us on Instagram (@dogmomtribe)! You just might be featured on our page!
Homemade Halloween Dog Treats
While you are stuffing yourself with candy galore, treat your pup to some homemade Halloween dog treats! Here, we have gathered a few of our favorite homemade Halloween dog treat recipes. All of these recipes are made with dog friendly ingredients and they are guaranteed to make your pup happy. Each recipe is quick and easy to make. They also help if you really want to impress the trick or treaters that come to your house. If you make these for the dog trick or treaters on your street, your house is bound to be the best on the block!
Many of these recipes also require special pans to make the treats into Halloween themed shapes. If you don’t have a specific pan, never fear! We’ve pulled together the exact baking pans you’ll need for the homemade Halloween dog treat recipes below.
- Mini Dog Paw and Bone Silicone Molds
- Dog Bone Baking Pan
- Mini Skull Baking Pan
- Mini Dog Paw Silicone Molds
1. Pumpkin Gummies (Credit- DalmationDiy)
These bite sized treats are made with only 3 ingredients and are very easy to make, not to mention they are healthy and delicious at the same time! There is no doubt that your pup will love them.
2. Dog Bone Treats (Credit- Irresistible Pets)
These classic dog bone treats are a perfect Halloween treat for your dog. Made with chicken stock and a healthy yogurt frosting, these treats will keep your pup begging for more.
3. Frozen Blueberry Skulls (Credit- Golden Daily Scoop)
To change things up a bit, here we have some frozen blueberry skull shaped dog treats! They only have two ingredients and are quick and easy to make. Frozen treats may not be for every dog, but if your pup is a fan, these will definitely satisfy their tastebuds!
4. Candy Corn (Credit- 12 Tomatoes)
Candy corn is a classic Halloween treat. Why shouldn’t your dog be able to enjoy it too? In the shape of cute little paw prints, these treats have three different layers of deliciousness to them, which means these will definitely be one of your dogs favorite treats!
5. Pumpkin Spice Puppaccinos (Credit- Lola the Pitty)
Lastly, pumpkin spice is a staple of autumn, so of course we had to include a dog version of the famous pumpkin spice latte. All you need to do is get out three ingredients and blend them together and you have this delicious treat for your pup! And if you want the cute little Starbucks cups as seen in the picture to put them in, just ask the cashier at Starbucks for a few mini sample cups!
Next up, we know you’ll capture this epic Halloween dog party with a bunch of photos for the ‘Gram, so we’ve pulled together our favorite Halloween dog captions you can use on your Instagram posts!
Halloween Instagram Captions For Dogs
Lastly, to go along with your super cute Instagram post, you have to have an equally festive caption. Below are our favorite Instagram captions for dogs on Halloween.
- “Happy Howl-o-ween”
- “Trick or treat, smell my… paw”
- “Trick or treat, motherpupper”
- “Looking fur-ocious”
- “Don’t we look fetching?”
- “Trick or treat? Did you say treat?”
- “Witch way are the treats?”
- “Looking pawsitively bootiful”
- “What a spooktacular night!”
- “Scaredy cats get tricked – good dogs get treats”
This should be about everything you need to have the best Halloween with your favorite furry friend! Don’t forget to tag us on Instagram, we would love to see your pictures. Have a happy Howl-o-ween!