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Are Your Pets Loving You at Home During This Pandemic?

Are Your Pets Loving You at Home During This Pandemic?

While everyone may not be happy to be home during the COVID-19 outbreak, there are some members of the household that are super happy to have their humans home, our pets, of course! As many of us are working from home and hopefully ending soon; it's time to think...

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We Miss You!

We Miss You!

We sure do miss all our fur babies. It's been weeks that businesses have been shut down and we are staying at home. As you can imagine this is a really tough time for us at Platinum Pet Sitting as we have had ZERO visits on our books in weeks.We are in essential...

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New Service Offered! Nail Trimming by Karlie

New Service Offered! Nail Trimming by Karlie

Platinum Pet Sitting is now offering nail trimming! We can add this service on to your pet sitting or dog walking visits if Karlie is your sitter or we can add it as a stand alone service. Just give us a call for pricing. Most pets tolerate a nail trimming. On...

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Fleas Be Gone!

Fleas Be Gone!

Did you know there are over 2000 species of fleas but the cat flea is most likely the one causing problems for your pet and in your home? They mainly cause allergy and dermatological problems for pets and pet parents. Pet behavior, such as scratching, can give early...

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The Five Second Rule – Know It!

The Five Second Rule – Know It!

As the weather heats up here in Florida, it’s time to think twice before taking your dog for a walk. A scorching hot pavement can be uncomfortable for your dog's paws or worse, it could burn them. Use the five-second rule to make sure it’s safe to walk your dog....

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Thoughts from Fenway…

Thoughts from Fenway…

WOW! It is such a nice day out. Just got home. My dog walker took me to the park today. I had so much fun making some new friends! I can’t wait to go back and play again. Maybe if I’m a good boy Mom will have her take me again tomorrow!! Oh boy I hope she does. I...

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Preparing Your Pets For Holiday Guests

Preparing Your Pets For Holiday Guests

The holidays can be stressful for our pets. Anytime your plans will disrupt their normal routine, with guests coming and going, it is important to set them up for success so everyone gets through the season seamlessly. Some animals are easygoing, but our fur babies...

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Is Your Dog Scared Of Thunder and Loud Noises?

Is Your Dog Scared Of Thunder and Loud Noises?

Some tips t help your dog cope with thunder, loud noises, fireworks.. Create a safe place: Create a safe for your dog to go to when they hear the noises that frighten them. This must be a safe location from their perspective, not yours. My dogs heads for the closet....

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Why I Don’t Recommend Retractable Leashes

Why I Don’t Recommend Retractable Leashes

A retractable leash is not so much a leash as it is a length of thin cord wound around a spring-loaded device housed inside a plastic handle. The handles of most retractable leashes are designed to fit comfortably in a human hand. A button on the handle controls how...

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