Top 10 Dog-Friendly Beaches of 2010Published July 7, 2009
Petside.com has ranked the top 10 dog-friendly beaches across the country for you and your pup!
Our top 10 dog-friendly beaches of 2010 were chosen for their outstanding features, lax leash laws, gorgeous scenery, and nearby pet-friendly activities and amenities. So pack the sunscreen, grab your four-legged best friend, and go catch a wave.
Conveniently located just a few minutes from St. Petersburg Beach, this off-leash dog-friendly beach and Paw Playground dog park will have you and your dog soaking up the sun and making new friends in no time. Check out more information about Fort Desoto Dog Beach
One of the busiest dog friendly beaches on our list, the Dog Beach is a playground for both you and your dog. Check out more information about the Dog Beach
Known for being the cleanest of the dog friendly beaches in the country, the 1 mile stretch of off-leash beach fun will have you and your pooch barking for joy. Check out more information about the Huntington Dog Beach
Located along the Northern Outer Banks in north Caroline, Town of Duck Dog Beach offers a private off leash getaway for dogs and people who are looking for some quiet time together. Click for more information about the Town of Duck Dog Beach
Lucky pups in Chicago get to enjoy freedom at the Montrose Dog Beach. Although, if you don't enjoy cleaning up after your dog, this beach is not for you. Read more about the Montrose Dog Beach here
A little off the beaten path, the shore line in beautiful Gulf County welcomes well behaved, leashed dogs. There are plenty of cool, pet friendly places to go in the surrounding area as well. Check out the fun activities at Cape San Blas
Known for it's dog friendly policies, Block Island makes our list at number 4! Check local leash laws and beach access rules before heading over to this dog-friendly Fido getaway. Read more about Pet Friendly Block Island
Although leash laws are strictly enforced at Cannon Beach, no dog lover should overlook it. With so many dog friendly restaurants, shops and recreational activities, you and Fido will be having fun all day! More information about Cannon Beach
For a quiet dog-friendly getaway, check out the incredible coastline of South Carolina's Hunting Island. You and your pooch won't regret it. Read more about Huntin Island Dog Friendly Beach
This beautiful beach is a paradise for both dogs and their owners. Find out which pristine two-plus mile long stretch of sand made the number one spot in our Top 10 Dog-Friendly Beaches of 2010!