Can Dogs Eat Apples With Peanut Butter? [Benefits and Risks]

Yes, dogs can eat peanut butter and apples as long as it doesn’t contain artificial sweeteners like xylitol.

Apples are low in fat and rich in fiber, making them an excellent treat for diabetic dogs. They also contain potassium, calcium, and vitamin C.

Peanut butter is okay for dogs as long as it does not contain xylitol sugar. Apples are good but not so beneficial to a dog’s diet, and this is because apples contain low levels of protein, which dogs require to grow.

Peanut butter is high-fat but high in protein, magnesium, vitamin E, and folate. Peanut butter should not contain xylitol sugar.


How to Prepare Peanut Butter and Apples for Your Dog?

Peanut butter is a great companion to the apple’s crisp sweetness and rich nuttiness.

Slice the apple into thin rings. Remove the core, the stem and the seeds. Sprinkle your topping on one side of each slice and spread nut butter on the other. Enjoy! You can make healthy, delicious snacks that you and your dog will enjoy.


Peanut butter is safe for dogs, but it should be used in moderation. Dogs get extra energy, and the apple helps to reduce the bacteria load in their mouths which can lead to plaque buildup and gum diseases.

However, excessive amounts can lead to digestive problems. Dogs’ natural diet is similar to wild wolves. Nut butter is not available to dogs in the wild. Therefore, it is difficult for dogs to consume large amounts of peanut butter or other nut butter such as almonds. Peanut butter is likely to cause allergic reactions in dogs allergic to peanuts.

Your dog can’t eat peanut butter or apples every day. Dogs need to be allowed to have a rest from eating too many things, just like humans.

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