Before heading to the beach, check local regulations and ensure dogs are allowed. Follow any leash rules for their safety.
Bring plenty of fresh water to keep your dog hydrated, as the beach can be hot and dehydrating.
Provide a shady spot for your dog to rest and cool down, preventing overheating during playtime.
Discourage your dog from drinking saltwater, as it can lead to dehydration and upset stomach.
Be aware of signs of heat exhaustion, such as excessive panting or lethargy. Take breaks to cool down.
Keep your dog away from sharp shells, broken glass, or any potentially harmful items on the beach.
Respect beach wildlife and keep your dog away from nesting birds and other animals for everyone's safety.