Peanut Butter Alert for your pets A nety A A new type of peanut butter ( and other nut butters) is being sold with less sugar, but now includes xylitol as a sweetener. That is what is used in sugarless gum and it can be deadly to dogs even cats. Many people use peanut butter as a dog treat,or to fill a kong, or disguise medications in, it could be deadly or very dangerous with this xylitol in it. Please read all labels before giving to your pets. Also if your pet goes to doggy daycare or boarding, you should always ask if they use peanut butter in kongs or to give medication. Please keep posted for more great doggy news to come!