Coastal Pet Guide

Hit the shores with your furry friend in tow. We've collected our favorite pet products, dog-friendly beaches, beach tips, and even a few puppies who dare to catch a wave.

Our Favorite Dog-Friendly Beaches

Lap up the fun at one of these six sandy spots.

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Best Dog-Friendly Beaches: Dog Beach, Ocean Beach, California

For Social Pups

Dog Beach, Ocean Beach, California

Here, canines rule. On any summer weekend, you'll find 100-plus owners throwing Frisbees to their dogs and mingling with other pet people. No leash required on the beach.

Get there: Take I-8 west toward The Beaches. Turn left onto Sunset Cliffs Boulevard, and then right onto Point Loma. Entrance is the first right turn.

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Develop your coastal cottage’s style by following these simple tricks.

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