How to Tell if Your Dog Has Bad Manners (and How to Fix Them!)

Just as humans aren’t born with good manners, neither are dogs. They have to be taught appropriate behavior for various situations (like dinner time, the park, visiting friends, seeing other animals, etc.). While some pet behaviors are tougher to modify …
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4th of July Pet Safety Tips

4th of July Pet Safety Tips Hot dogs, watermelon, flag waving, and fireworks. All the things that make July 4th fun for us, makes it not so much fun for our pets – especially the explosion of fireworks. In fact, …
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#SmoochYourPooch Dog Photo Contest Winners!

Although love is always in the air when you have a loving pup, this year, Old Mother Hubbard decided to celebrate the unique bond pet parents have with their pups during the month of February with our 2nd Annual#SmoochYourPooch Dog …
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Celebrate International Dog Biscuit Day

In 1907, inventor of margarine and paint remover Carleton Ellis created the now iconic bone shape for early dog treats. Before that, dog treats didn’t have a special shape meant to appeal to humans. They also weren’t as widely available …
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International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day

February 23, 2016 is International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day. This is likely one of your dog’s favorite holidays, but dog owners also have plenty of reasons to celebrate.
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Celebrate National Dog Week

August brought us DOGust, a birthday celebration for shelter dogs everywhere. Late September brings us National Dog Week. Founded in 1928 by a former publisher of Dog World Magazine, it was originally meant as an educational opportunity on the responsibilities …
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Announcing Smooch Your Pooch Dog Photo Contest Winners

Although love is always in the air when you have a caring, adorable dog, this year, Old Mother Hubbard decided to celebrate the unique bond pet parents have with their pups during the month of February with our Smooch Your …
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How Will Americans Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Their Pets?

It’s no secret, America loves their pets—so much so, that 57 percent of pet parents said it was a deal breaker if their significant other or potential significant other didn’t like pets. To really celebrate puppy love this Valentine’s Day, …
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Holiday Decorations Can Be Dangerous: Protect Your Pets

It can be fun to decorate for the holidays. It can also be dangerous for your pets. Curious animals can ingest toxic plants, chew on glass ornaments and knock over candles with a swish of a tail. Prevent trips to …
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How Take Your Dog to Work Day Can Make Employees Happier

In today’s health-focused world, one simple solution may be to institute a dog-friendly workplace policy. National Take Your Dog to Work Day is this Friday, June 20th. What better time to bring your tail-wagging friend to the office? It’s well …
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