Can Dogs Eat Peanut Butter?

Dogs Can Eat Peanut Butter!

Most dogs love Peanut Butter. Choose an organic or all natural brand if you can, preferably with less or no sugar. Peanut butter is a good source of vitamins, protein and healthy fats. Preferably, you want the ingredients to list peanuts only. A lot of sugar, salt and preservatives don’t make for a healthy choice. Better yet, buy some peanuts and drop them in the food processor with some peanut oil and make your dog fresh peanut butter.

Serving idea: Make a doggie Peanut Butter and Banana treat. Mash a ripe banana with a heaping tablespoon of peanut butter. Stuff in a Kong and freeze. This will entertain your dog for quite some time and provide a healthy snack.

Peanut Butter very popular treat for dogs, and in most cases will not be hazardous for your pet. Like people, though, some dogs are allergic to peanut butter, and you should take your pet to a veterinarian if you see signs of this including irritated skin, hair loss, or ear infections. Also, while peanut butter is a good source of protein, it is high in fat and calories. If you have an older more sedentary dog you should only use it as an infrequent snack.