Peanut Butter Is Safe And Delicious For Your Dog As Long As It Is In Small Quantities And Without Additional Ingredients: Erica Irish, Author Of Is Peanut Butter Bad Or Dogs

Peanut butter is a good source of protein. One spoon of peanut butter contains almost one hundred calories. A small or medium-sized dog needs 300 to 600 calories per day.

A small white dog reaching up to eat peanut butter off a spoon

To avoid obesity, your dog's treats should account for less than ten percent of his daily intake. Homemade and organic peanut butters are best because they don’t contain any added ingredients. Some peanut butter products can be too sweet for dogs or may contain too much sugar. Jelly is usually made from grapes which are toxic for dogs. Peanut butter has a good amount of protein and natural fats. It can also contribute to a nicer hair coat. Many anxious dogs will lick things to help calm down. Using hollow toys like the RuffWear Gnawt-A-Cone, you can put a small amount of peanut peanut butter inside. Peanuts are a safe and delicious treat for your dog as long as it is in small quantities and devoid of ingredients that would be a health risk. Many veterinary hospitals keep a stash of peanut Butter in their cupboard to give to scared or nervous dogs. . . .

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