Can Dogs Have Peanut Butter?
Veterinarians explain how peanut and other nut butters fit into a dog’s overall nutrition and the one dangerous ingredient to avoid.
When it comes to human foods our canine friends can also eat, we’ll get to the good news first: Yes, dogs can have peanut butter! There are peanut butter-flavored treats sold commercially for dogs everywhere. But if you’re wondering if it’s a safe or even healthy treat to share with Fido, there are a few things to keep in mind. While your vet should always be your first resource when adding new foods into your dog’s diet, we also checked with the experts to see what they had to say about peanut butter for dogs. Namely, how much is too much for your pooch to eat, and whether there are any kinds of peanut butter that you should avoid feeding your dog with so many different kinds of seed and nut butters on grocery store shelves.