First, let’s be clear that did should not eat real, human, peanut brittle. There is far too much sugar, and the broken pieces are sharp and could cause internal injuries.
That doesn’t mean that our fuzzy friends can’t enjoy a peanut-y treat. Below are a few recipes for peanut brittle alternatives.
Two things to remember about dogs and peanuts are:
- Use unsalted peanuts and peanut butter.
- Read the peanut butter jar to ensure xylitol is not an ingredient as this is toxic to dogs.
Check out this list of foods safe for dogs, and read about dogs and spicy food.
Key Ingredient – Dog Peanut Brittle
Husky Haven – Doggie Peanut Brittle
The Lazy Pitbull – Peanut Butter & Apple Sauce Cookies for Dogs
Husky Haven also has a very extensive list of other dog safe recipes.
As always, if your dogs eats something you suspect to be poisonous, be sure to seek medical advise as soon as possible.
The Pet Poison Helpline is available 24 hours per day and 1-855-764-7661.
For day to day peace of mind, consider having a Pet First Aid kit, such as this one by the AKC, available.