Can Dogs Eat Peanut Butter?

Peanut butter is probably known mainly from the USA. But slowly she arrives in Germany and is eaten here more often. Either you love peanut butter or you hate it. But how is it with dogs? Do dogs tolerate peanut butter? Continue reading for all information.

Dogs peanut butter

What is peanut butter?

Peanut butter is a soft spread that consists mostly of ground peanuts. It was developed in the 18th century in the United States. It is often used to make confectionery and baked goods. But it is also used as a binder for birdseed.

Nutrition facts of peanut butter

Peanut butter is actually one of the sweets and contains, among other things, the following things:





Vitamin E

Vitamin H

Insurance for your dog

Of course, things can always go wrong. The cost of pumping out a canine stomach or similar problems of the digestive tract is very high. In almost all cases, it is cheaper to complete a dog insurance. Compare the list of available dog health insurance and find the best and cheapest for your dog.

Is peanut butter harmful to your dog?

Peanut butter is not dangerous to dogs. Most dogs even find it so delicious that it can be used as a treat. Of course, peanut butter should be fed only in moderation due to the high sugar content. However, some dogs have a nut allergy. If this is the case, of course, peanut butter should definitely not be fed. In addition, it must be paid attention to what kind of sugar is used in the peanut butter. Some manufacturers use xylitol instead of sugar. Xylitol is highly toxic to dogs. It is also often contained in chewing gum. Therefore, please always look at the pack if real sugar was used or not.

Should I go to the vet?

If your dog has an allergy and has accidentally eaten peanut butter, you should definitely go to the vet. Even if your dog has eaten peanut butter in which xylitol has been processed instead of sugar, you should go to the vet.