March is National Peanut Month! Can dogs eat peanut butter? One of the questions we’re asked most frequently, believe it or not, is if it is safe for dogs to eat peanut butter and peanuts. The answer is yes; generally speaking, it is safe for dogs to eat peanut butter, peanut products or peanuts themselves. However, just like humans, some dogs may experience an allergic reaction to peanuts. For those dogs, eating peanuts can be very dangerous, so proceed with caution!
Dog owners are often curious about other nuts, too, and whether it’s OK to let their pooches munch on them. As it turns out, the answer is usually no. We’ll give you the lowdown on a variety of nuts that may not be good choices for your dog’s snacking.