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Cesar’s Tips for Your Dog’s Day at the Beach

Posted by alainaflute on January 17, 2012

I wrote a post previously on the best dog beaches in the US, and today I give you (drumroll, please) Cesar’s dog beach tips!

Although a day at the beach with your BFF should be full of fun in the sun, you should be well prepared before you let your dog loose on the sand, the surf, and the other beach-goers.

Cesar Millan (aka The Dog Whisperer) shares his tips for taking your dog to the beach on his official website, CesarsWay.com.

* His first tip is to know the beach laws before you go! Are dogs allowed? Do they have to be on a leash at all times?

A Perfect Day at the Beach (©Jody Diehl)

* Hopefully you’ve packed sunblock for yourself, but have you considered that dogs need protection from the sun, as well? Talk to your vet about your dog’s skin care needs.

* If you know Cesar, then you know that he couldn’t have a list without mentioning pack leadership. If you want to have a fun and safe day at the beach, you should be very confident in your pack leadership. Otherwise, you may risk losing your dog to the lures of the beach.

* Beware of sand fleas! These are a bit of a nuisance to your beach-going canine. Ask your vet for advice on how to keep these pests at bay on the bay.

* The next tip is a fun one! “Let your dog dig! This is the perfect spot to let your dog try to make that tunnel to China he’s been dreaming of.” As compared to, let’s say, your newly planted flower garden.

* The next thing you should do is check the beach conditions. Many human beach threats may also put your doggy in danger (jellyfish, rip tides, sharks, and the like). Check in with a lifeguard to see if it’s a safe day to let your dog run free.

* Don’t forget fresh drinking water for your dog! Although your four-legged friend might be tempted, don’t let her drink sea water because it can make her sick.

* Keep an eye on your doggy. Your buddy might be enjoying himself to the point that he doesn’t realize he is tired or thirsty. If your dog doesn’t seem right, call him back to rest a while in the shade.

* Fido might be King of the Castle in your home, but the beach belongs to everyone. Keep your dog in check because, “whether canine or human, other visitors to the beach may not appreciate your dog’s company.”

* Keep careful watch of what your dog tries to pick up off the beach. There are many things like dead fish and litter that he shouldn’t have in his mouth.

* This one is my personal favorite: Pick up after your dog! This keeps the waves and sand safe and clean for everyone.

* After the fun has ended, all that’s left is to clean up Rover! If you can, rinse him off with fresh water before leaving the beach, and after you get home, wash him right away.

At the beach, it’s a dog’s life!

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