7 Pet Safety Tips for the Beach


Check the water temperature before you go and make sure it's safe for your pet to swim in.

Dog's Paws

The sand and salt water can irritate your dog's paws, so it's important to protect them. You can do this by applying a pet-safe sunscreen to your dog's paws.

Hot sand

If you're going to be walking your dog on the sand, try to do it early in the morning or late in the evening when the sand is cooler.

Dog hydrated

It's important to keep your dog hydrated, especially when they're playing or exercising in the heat.


There may be other animals at the beach, such as seagulls, crabs, or even sharks. It's important to keep an eye on your dog.


The sand and salt water can dry out your dog's paws and make them susceptible to infection. Be sure to clean your dog's paws with soap and water.

Dog eat sand

Sand can be a choking hazard for dogs, so it's important to avoid letting them eat it. If your dog does eat sand, try to induce vomiting or take them to the vet immediately.

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