Cats
6 Fun Exercises for Cats

6 Fun Exercises for Cats

February 1, 2023
Cats deserve much-needed exercise as often as possible. On average, a cat should be having about 30 minutes of exercise every single day. Depending on the breed and personality of your cat, the amount of activity would be different. As long as your cat is moving and using their natural instincts in a form of […]
4 Facts You Didn’t Know About Your Cat’s Brain Function

4 Facts You Didn’t Know About Your Cat’s Brain Function

January 25, 2023
Have you ever wondered what goes on in our cat’s brain? If only our cats can tell us what is on their mind. Well, studies have shown that our cats can comprehend certain tasks and apply what they experience in their actions. Share with cat lovers these 4 facts you didn’t know about your cat’s […]
7 Travel Tips for Pets

7 Travel Tips for Pets

January 18, 2023
Earlier this January was National Pet Travel Safety Day! It is a day of awareness for traveling safely with your pets. In honor of that, we are compiling a list of tips to help pet owners with future travel adventures with their pets. Remember to always care for your pets as you would care for […]
5 Steps to Safely Train Your Dog to Run With You

5 Steps to Safely Train Your Dog to Run With You

January 4, 2023
Starting off the new year with a run? Is your goal to consistently exercise? You do not have to do it alone. Train your dog to go on runs with you! Now, this sounds easier than it is. Not all dogs want to run and not all dogs train the same. It will take a […]
5 New Years’ Pet Safety Tips

5 New Years’ Pet Safety Tips

December 28, 2022
Celebrate the New Year with safety and comfort! Does your new year’s resolution have something to do with pet safety and training? Why not start now! As we ring in the new year, let’s watch out for our pet’s health so that we enter 2023 with readiness. To assure a safe celebration, follow along to […]
10 Winter Pet Safety Tips

10 Winter Pet Safety Tips

December 21, 2022
Happy Winter Solstice! Today officially marks the first day of winter. With the temperature dropping, we need to keep in mind that our pets are safe in this weather. We love to take our pets on holiday festivities, but we need to make sure our pets are ready for the cold temperatures. To prepare for […]
6 Things to Know About the National Dog Show

6 Things to Know About the National Dog Show

November 23, 2022
What is the National Dog show? Every Thanksgiving holiday season the Kennel Club of Philadelphia hosts an event centered around purebred dog breeds expressing their skills within different group categories. It is a show full of beautiful, talented dogs. Who would want to miss it?  To prep for the event, here are 6 things to […]
How to Treat Burns On Pets

How to Treat Burns On Pets

November 16, 2022
Accidents happen. Knowing what to do in case of an accident, that’s the focus. How to treat burns on pets is a pet parent know-how must! Pets may get into a sticky situation and find themself injured in the process. As a pet parent, it is important to take action and provide the necessary treatment.  […]
4 Tips to Care for Senior Dogs

4 Tips to Care for Senior Dogs

November 2, 2022
Did you know that our loving senior dogs can develop just about the same physical problems that we humans can experience as we get older? Our dogs can suffer from diabetes, vision impairment, and joint problems. It’s important to give them the proper care to prevent serious medical issues in their future with these tips […]
10 Halloween Pet Safety Tips

10 Halloween Pet Safety Tips

October 26, 2022
Are you ready for the 10 Halloween Pet Safety Tips for the season? With pets around, we should be extra cautious about what mischief they may get themselves into. There are holiday decorations and foods that are dangerous for pets to be around. As well, pets need their space and to be comfortable during times […]
What does a Veterinary Technician do?

What does a Veterinary Technician do?

October 19, 2022
Every third week of October is a celebration of the caring souls who look out for our pets and provide a safe space for animals. National Veterinary Technician Week honors those who work to ensure a comfortable living for animals of all species. But what does a veterinary technician do? We break it down below.  […]
6 Ways on How to Help Animal Shelters

6 Ways on How to Help Animal Shelters

October 12, 2022
Did you know 1 out of 10 dogs born will find a permanent home? There are thousands of lost/homeless pets that are in need of a safe home. Animal shelters carry a lot of the weight trying to ensure a comfortable living for these pets. As an animal lover, take a moment to help animal […]
8 Dog Walking Essentials for National Walk Your Dog Week

8 Dog Walking Essentials for National Walk Your Dog Week

October 5, 2022
Time to celebrate National Walk Your Dog Week! Do you have the right dog walking essentials for your daily walks? Some items work great for our dogs, but there will be a few that just make their lives harder. It is important to have the proper gear for our dogs for their safety and comfort. […]
Why do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?

Why do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?

September 21, 2022
Ever wondered why our dogs tilt their heads? We see videos all over social media of doggies tilting left and right whenever their name is called or they hear a sound. Here are some reasons why our furry friends have the tendency to tilt to their side. When they hear a sound… Dogs have a […]
Springtime Pet Safety

Springtime Pet Safety

March 23, 2022
Springtime is here! Time for some springtime pet safety too. It is the time when we are spending more time outdoors and spring cleaning. Did you know that our activities could affect our pets? The chores we conquer can potentially harm our furry loved ones with all the chemicals and dirt lingering around. Spring holidays […]
Cat or Dog, Which Pet is Right for You?

Cat or Dog, Which Pet is Right for You?

March 16, 2022
Cat or dog? We all would love to have a furry little cutie to cuddle with 24/7. As a pet owner, it is important to decide which pet is the best companion. Cats are comfortable being on their own; while dogs love the attention from their best human. To help with the most important decision […]
National Justice for Animals Week

National Justice for Animals Week

February 16, 2022
The Animal Legal Defense Fund created the National Justice for Animals Week; this year landing on the week of February 20th – 26th. This annual event is for our beloved animals so we may show public awareness of the crimes harshly targeted towards them.  The Animal Legal Defense Fund provides valuable information videos and documentaries. They […]
35 Ways to Celebrate National Love Your Pet Day

35 Ways to Celebrate National Love Your Pet Day

February 16, 2022
Sunday, February 20th is National Love Your Pet Day!  Enjoy a wonderful time with your pet and have a fun-filled day together.  For ideas on what activities do, check out the list below of 35 ways to love your pet. Bake a delicious treat for your pet  Walk in a new area  Check out a […]
How to Introduce Your Cat To A New Environment

How to Introduce Your Cat To A New Environment

February 9, 2022
Settling in a new home could be quite scary for your cat. To introduce your cat to a new environment means long periods of simple steps to finally get them settled in their new home.  Here are some steps to introduce your cat to their new environment:  First, keep them calm on the car ride.  […]
How To Introduce Your Cat To Other Pets

How To Introduce Your Cat To Other Pets

February 9, 2022
It is an interesting moment when it is time to introduce your cat to other pets. The thoughts floating around in your head whether they would get along or even like each other starts to be consistent. Well not to worry, we here at Fire Hydrant had prepared some helpful tips on what you could […]
Annual Doggie Date Night

Annual Doggie Date Night

February 2, 2022
It is Annual Doggie Date Night! This year, the Annual Doggie Date Night lands on Thursday, February 3rd. Celebrate the love between you and your furry friend with these fun date ideas. Here’s how you can make the night memorable:  If your doggie loves to walk…take them to a beautiful area where they can sniff […]
March: Pet Poison Awareness Month

March: Pet Poison Awareness Month

March 2, 2021
The purpose of National Pet Poison Prevention Awareness Month is to help educate pet parents on how best to poison-proof their home to ensure the safety and health of their pets!
How to Prepare Your Pet for the Vet (PLUS a free Checklist!)

How to Prepare Your Pet for the Vet (PLUS a free Checklist!)

February 22, 2021
How to prepare your pet for the vet? And what are all those vaccinations the vet needs to give my pet? Are they all required?
How to Care for Your Pet’s Teeth? Q&A with the Experts!

How to Care for Your Pet’s Teeth? Q&A with the Experts!

February 1, 2021
Just like humans, pets teeth also need to be cared for. As tedious as it is! In honor of Pet Dental Month of February 2021, we have compiled a list of tips for you to practice with your pet and their dental health. PLUS, the Fire Hydrant Team had the opportunity to interview the experts […]
A 3-Step Guide to Brushing Your Pets Teeth

A 3-Step Guide to Brushing Your Pets Teeth

February 1, 2021
Do you really need to brush your pet’s teeth? YES! As we learned from our interview with Priceless Pet Rescue’s Vet Clinic that your pet’s teeth should be getting brushed at least once a day to avoid serious health concerns, such as a severe bacteria infection. How can you and your pet form a habit […]
Interview with Chloe Anchondo, the Owner of Rooted Dog Training

Interview with Chloe Anchondo, the Owner of Rooted Dog Training

June 9, 2020
Interview with Chloe Anchondo, the Owner of Rooted Dog Training Are those DIY dog training YouTube videos not providing the results you expected? Have you considered getting your dog professionally trained, but don’t know what to look for? I was given the opportunity to sit down and meet with the owner of Rooted Dog Training, […]
Winter Care Tips & Tricks for Your Pets

Winter Care Tips & Tricks for Your Pets

December 12, 2019
Now that the weather outside is frightful and the thermometer officially reads “brrrrr,” how do you make sure your pets stay safe, healthy, and comfortable all winter long? Just as we’re affected by the cold, our furry friends are too. Whether you’re staying inside, summiting mountains full of snow, or taking a walk around the city block, it’s important to be in-the-know. From protecting their paws to picking the perfect coat, here are some winter care tips & tricks to keep your best friend happy all season long.
Holiday Foods NOT to Give Your Pets

Holiday Foods NOT to Give Your Pets

December 10, 2019
Now that the holiday season is officially in full swing, it’s totally normal for everyone’s home to be filled with all kinds of goodies – candy, nuts, beverages, and a variety of yummy snacks. The thought of letting your pets in on all of the fun may come to mind.
The True Cost of Having a Pet

The True Cost of Having a Pet

November 19, 2019
One look into the adorable eyes of a dog or cat can make anyone want to have a cute, cuddly, and playful fur baby all for themselves. Owning a pet is one of the most rewarding experiences available today, but the true cost of having a pet is more than what meets the eye.
How to Keep Your Pets Safe During the California Wildfires

How to Keep Your Pets Safe During the California Wildfires

November 12, 2019
the hot and dry conditions that continue to lurk around the Inland Empire and San Gabriel Valley area will continue to elevate the risk of more fires. Just the thought of it can send chills down anyone’s spine. The good news is that there’s something you can do about it when it comes to the safety of your pets
Time to Pet Client Spotlight: Fire Hydrant Pet Sitting Co., LLC

Time to Pet Client Spotlight: Fire Hydrant Pet Sitting Co., LLC

November 7, 2019
Client Spotlight `shining very brightly on Kylie Holliman Rivera and the great team at the Fire Hydrant Pet Sitting! Kylie has built an incredible business
Have Your Dog Walked Vs. Staying in the Yard

Have Your Dog Walked Vs. Staying in the Yard

November 5, 2019
Have your dog walked vs staying in the yard. Having your dog walked has at least three benefits that your backyard doesn't.
How to Care for Kittens

How to Care for Kittens

January 11, 2023
Did your cat have kittens? Not sure how to care for them? No worries! We all started out not knowing what to do. To make the transition simple, we compiled a list of what to do with new kittens around. It’s okay to feel nervous or even a little scared, but with the right care […]
6 Brain Games for Dogs

6 Brain Games for Dogs

December 14, 2022
The cold season is here! It may be the perfect weather to curl up on the couch with a blanket and snacks, but your pet is begging for some activities. Instead of lounging around, get your pet motivated and excited with these 6 brain games for dogs. These games are perfect for indoor fun and […]
5 Holiday Cat Treat Recipes

5 Holiday Cat Treat Recipes

December 7, 2022
Ready for the holiday season? Give your cat a great experience this year with their very own homemade treats. Check out these holiday cat treat recipes to prep for the family gathering.  Follow these simple cat recipes here: Tuna & Catnip Treats Ingredients  2 egg whites  2 5-ounce solid light tuna  1 teaspoon catnip Directions […]
4 Steps to Care for a Fractured Bone

4 Steps to Care for a Fractured Bone

November 30, 2022
It is devastating to know that a loved one is hurt; especially animals. They cannot voice their pain so it is up to us to read their body language and understand their personality to really know what is wrong. If your dog has been injured, here are the steps to care for a fractured bone.  […]
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