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.

Whenever you take your dog out, place the back of your hand on the pavement.

If you can’t hold it there for five seconds, it’s too hot to walk your dog.

The back of your hand is a pretty sensitive area, so the tip makes sense.

Keep your fur babies safe!

Do you need dog walking while you are away at work? Platinum Pet Sitting is bonded and insured. All employees have been screened thoroughly.

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