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Is peanut butter bad for dogs?

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Peanut butter is not bad for dogs as long as they do not consume too much at one time, and they are not allergic to it. Peanut butter contains healthy fats and vitamins E and H, which help keep a dog's coat healthy and shiny.

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Choose creamy peanut butter to avoid the potential choking hazard presented by chunky versions. Also opt for organic, unsalted varieties, and offer the dog no more than a teaspoonful of peanut butter per day to avoid unwanted weight gain. Peanut butter is a good choice for fillable dog toys that help occupy a dog for long periods of time. Encasing pills in a bit a peanut butter is a painless way to get dogs to take their medication too.

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