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Abbey’s Gotcha Day

September 21, 2020
Abbey Gotcha

One year ago, I flew to Seattle to pick up the little peanut. We had been looking to rescue a Boston Terrier for a couple of months and was disappointed every time the rescue site told us he/she was already taken or no longer available. Ellie, our 12-year old Boston, is the best dog ever and she is getting older, we thought getting a another dog would not only keep her active but she could help train the little puppy to be just like her (hahaha). Early on a Saturday morning, my sister texted me a Facebook post from her dog training group , with a 4.5 month old Boston that needed a new home, I immediately sent the girl a note…we chatted on the phone and she picked us!!

Abbey came to us with some medical issues, she was recovering from a broken leg, she had giardia and a sensitive stomach which she threw up constantly, despite all the challenges, I fell in love with her immediately. She sealed the deal the next day when she was the perfect winery puppy.

There isn’t a day when this amazing puppy doesn’t make me smile. Abbey – I am so happy you came into our lives. You are goofy, and playful and like the energizer bunny you keep going and going and going. I think Ellie is starting to even like you a little. Happy 1st Gotcha Day! Enjoy your Pumpkin Applesauce Cupcakes with Whipped Cream Frosting (unsweetened of course).

Pumpkin Dog Treats

Pumpkin “Pupcakes” Dog Treats

Super easy, no flour treats for dogs. Abbey's favorite snack. She loves to share with her friends! What's great about making these dog treats, is you can't really mess them up, your furry friend will love them.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 24 mini cupcakes


  • mini cupcake pan


  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • 3 tablespoon pumpkin puree
  • 3 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 2 each ripe banana
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream optional


  • mix all of the ingredients except the heavy whipping cream until blended
  • fill batter into a greased mini cupcake tin
  • bake at 350 10-15 minutesuntil toothpick comes cleans
  • when done – let cool on wire rack
  • for frosting – whip heavy cream until stiff peaks form (I piped the frosting on top – and added a coule dog treats)