Can dogs eat peanuts? Can dogs eat peanut butter? If you are like me, these are questions that sometimes you can’t stop yourself from asking. And this because when you love someone or something, you would naturally want to share.
Dogs are domestic animals and sometimes we might share with them what we eat. There is nothing wrong about sharing with your pet if you know what is good for them and what is not.
Well, in this article, you will get to know if peanut or peanut butter is good or bad for your dog.
What you need to know about dogs, peanut and peanut butter?
It is no news that dogs love peanuts and we sometimes throw these …show more content…
Peanut butter is like a magic wand to dogs and they will be motivated to catch-up quickly.
It is very important you pay attention to the type of peanut butter you buy.
As a safety measure, you should check the ingredients used in making these peanut butter each time you want to buy peanut butter. A closer look at the ingredient label and you will see the ingredients used.
This will help you know which peanut butter will be good for your dog and which will not be.
Peanut butter manufacturers have gone smart by replacing xylitol with “natural sweetener” or “sugar alcohol”. Please if you must share your peanut butter with your dogs, buy peanut butter that is free of xylitol and protein powder.
A closer look at the peanut butter ingredient label and you will get all the information you want to know.
This is because peanut butter that contains this sweetener or xylitol is safe for human consumption but not for dogs’.
What is this xylitol you may ask? Xylitol is a sugar substitute found in some peanut butters and nut butters. It is an active ingredient used in most of the gums, mint, toothpaste that are