Dogs can eat pumpkin as long as it is natural and does not contain added sugars or spices. Pumpkin is good for dogs because it is a great source of fiber, which can help alleviate digestive issues in dogs, according to PetMD.
Pumpkin also contains other nutrients such as beta carotene, zinc, iron and potassium, which are all an essential part of a dog's diet. The best way to give dogs pumpkin is to add a bit of natural canned pumpkin to regular dog food. Dogs can also eat pumpkin seeds. However, it is best to roast and grind the seeds before feeding them to dogs.