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HOW WILL AMERICANS CELEBRATE VALENTINE'S DAY WITH THEIR PETS? OLD MOTHER HUBBARD® TREATS FINDS OUT

 

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, Old Mother Hubbard®, makers of wholesome, naturally delicious dog treats, has introduced a limited time only treat: Old Mother Hubbard 'Bits of Love P-Nuttiers' for pooches who love peanut butter, paired with an Old Mother Hubbard staple: 'Mothers Solutions™ Minty Fresh Breath' treats, which feature spearmint, parsley and fennel to help with stinky breath!

The just-released Old Mother Hubbard 'Bits of Love' survey of 600 pet owners nationwide, found that 42 percent of Americans will be buying their dogs a special treat this Valentine's Day and another 11 percent will be preparing a special meal for their loveable furry friend. Want to see what else America had to say about their relationship with their pets? Check out the full survey results below:

• 26% of all pet parents say that their pet gets jealous when they show affection to their significant other

• 54% of American pet owners tell their pets "I Love You" on a daily basis

• American pet parents want to spoil their pets this February 14th. Here's how:
o 21% will be investing in new toys
o 18% will be showing their pooch some extra attention
o 6% will be investing in some chic new clothing 
o 4% will be taking their pets to the groomer

• Looking for love online? 1 in 10 American pet parents have used a photo of their pet in an online dating profile

Those looking to share their smooches on social media can enter Old Mother Hubbard's Bits of Love photo contest http://bit.ly/15xVxeD for a chance to win a year's supply of Old Mother Hubbard natural dog treats. Contestants may also enter on Instagram using #OMHSmoochYourPooch and @oldmotherhubbarddogsnacks! The Smooch Your Pooch Contest runs for the entire month of February.