Is It Safe To Feed Your Dog Peanut Butter?

One of the most common questions I always hear is wondering whether or not it’s ok to feed your dog peanut butter. We all know that there are many foods that are good and bad for your pet. You’ll be happy to know that peanut butter is not only safe for your dog, but is also good for your dogs health! This is why all of the popular dog treat brands contain peanut butter.

So, how exactly is peanut butter good for your dog’s health? Well, peanut butter contains antioxidants, which are very beneficial to your dogs system. It also contains Vitamin E, which helps your dogs immune system.

If your dog has ever had peanut butter, you already know how much they love it.  However, before you go and feed your dog peanut butter, there are certain things that you need to keep in mind. You may be surprised to know that dog’s are a lot like us in the sense that they can also have food allergies. Yes, this is very rare, but it’s better to get your dog checked out by a vet first just to make sure there are no allergies. It’s always better to be safe than sorry.

When shopping for peanut butter for your pooch, you want to be very smart about it and make sure that you choose the best option possible.  Since there are so many options, we recommend researching different brands at home before your next trip to the grocery store. We’re not saying you have to do this, but it will save you a good amount of time. First, you want to find choose an organic and all natural brand.  Also, by choosing salt or sugar free peanut butter will of course be the best option in keeping your pet healthy.

We recommend giving your dog peanut butter by either a Kong ball or peanut butter treats! Here are some natural peanut butter dog treats we recommend:

1)   Wet Noses Peanut Butter Molasses Dog Treats

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2)   Cloud Star Buddy Biscuits Dog Treats, Original, Peanut Butter Flavor







3)   Newman’s Own Organics – Premium Peanut Butter Dog Treats







4)   Nootie YumZies All Natural Grain Free Peanut Butter Flavor Dog Treats







5)   Three Dog Bakery Beg-Als Peanut Butter 16 ounce







What’s the most common way you give your dog peanut butter? Do you have a certain brand of treats, or a recipe with peanut butter you would recommend? We would love to hear from you!




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