A recent social media posting has dog owners scrambling to find a new treat for their fur-babies.

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Chances are if you have a dog at home, as a treat you will give it some peanut butter, well a new social media post claims that certain new peanut butters could be deadly for your doggy. So is it true?

The post claims that some new types of Peanut and other kinds of butter that claim to have less sugar use Xylitol as a sugar substitute and that chemical can be deadly for your pet.

According to Snopes.com...that claim is true!

Photo Credit: Snopes.com
Photo Credit: Snopes.com

The Boston Globe reports that there are currently 5 peanut butter brands on the market that use Xylitol: Go Nuts Co., Krush Nutrition, Nuts ‘N More, P28 Foods, and Protein Plus PB

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