Dog Days of Summer

From a barking boogie boarded to a fetching doggy duo, here are some blissful beach pups.

Koa and Makana

Courtesy of Lisa Wakida

Koa and Makana

Koa and Makana can't pass up a good piece of driftwood—even if it means sharing!

Owner: Lisa Wakida, Kirkland, WA

Roxy

Courtesy of Jennifer Aftanas

Hogan

Captain Hogan plots the course.

Owner: Jennifer Aftanas, Nanaimo, BC

Hinckley

Courtesy of Bethany Sotsky

Hinckley

Shih tzu/Maltese mix Hinckley isn't a water dog by breed, but he's a water dog by choice.

Owner: Bethany Sotsky, Wayne, NJ

Brutus

Courtesy of Julie Mandeville

Brutus

“Brutus loves his beach chair more than anything. In fact, we have to pack his chair wherever we go to the beach, otherwise he will steal ours!” —Julie Mandeville, Naples, FL

Nelly

Courtesy of Chrissy McGilvray

Nelly

"This is Nelly at Whitehorse Beach in Plymouth, MA. She was beside herself happy with all the waves and beautiful white sand. She almost did flips!" —Chrissy McGilvray, Boston, MA

Chloe

Courtesy of Abraham Odrezin

Chloe

“My boxer, Chloe, happiest hobby is running full-speed on the beach. I love this picture, because I feel it captures the pure essence of how much she loves the coast!” —Abraham Odrezin, Birmingham, AL

Jack

Courtesy of DeAnn Cataldie

Jack

“Our 12-year-old Yorkie, Jack, loves jumping in and out of sand buckets—and we love photographing him doing it!” —DeAnn Cataldie, Baton Rouge, LA

Schatzenheimer

Courtesy of Kristi Eberhard

Schatzenheimer

“Schatzenheimer, our longhair dachshund, is a true nautical dog whose favorite pastime is cruising the river in his favorite beach vest!” —Kristi Eberhard, Henderson, NV

Fred

Courtesy of Kat Hanafin

Fred

“I took this photo right after I got a brand new camera, so naturally I wanted to test it out on my favorite subject!” —Kat Hanafin, Scituate, MA

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