And then, let yourself be captivated by this expert website on pets in which they tell you in detail about the majestic beaches where you can have a great time with your dog in Lugo, Pontevedra and La Coruña.
In recent years, the number of beaches that can be accessed by dogs has been increasing and I couldn’t be happier that this is happening.
But don’t let a bad organization make your experience bitter. Plan your trip to the beach beforehand so that both you and your dog can enjoy it.
1. Confirm that the beach is dog friendly
Before leaving home make sure. It is not that you go there and the day starts badly.
I know that you can improvise and go to another place, but it’s not worth it, especially if you need a lot of time to travel. And think about avoiding unnecessary stress on your dog, especially if he doesn’t handle traveling by car very well.
Be cautious. It is worth playing it safe before embarking on the beach adventure.
2. Prepare the backpack for your dog
You must not forget under any circumstances the documentation of your animal, its drinker, its feeder, positive reinforcement prizes , fresh water and a portion of food if you are going to spend the whole day away from home.
You should take toys with you , those that float in the water are perfect for spending a day at the beach with your dog.
Also, you should bring bags to collect their necessities. Remember that so that everyone can enjoy the beach, it is advisable to be civil and it does not cost you anything to take them with you.
And very important: sun protection. It is advisable to bring cream and protector for the pads. And since you will not be able to be sure that you are always in the shade, take an umbrella with you so that you can rest together in the shade.
3. Choose a quiet place with shade
When you get to the beach, choose a quiet place without many people or noise around and if possible, with shade to protect your dog from excessive sun.
Even so, since you have brought your umbrella and sunscreen for your dog, don’t worry if you can’t find such a place.
The fundamental thing is that you are comfortable, that he has space to run around, to play and to be himself.
4. Protect your dog from the sun
This advice is vital to spend a day at the beach with your dog. Sunburns are not pleasant and it is your responsibility to avoid this bad experience and its possible consequences for your pet.
Even if you have identified a shady spot, remember that you should use sun protection, especially in areas with little hair and little pigmentation.
Of course, avoid sun exposure at peak hours of the day when radiation is more intense. Don’t take unnecessary risks.
In the midday sun, the sand burns and your dog can get painful burns on his pads and in the crooks of his toes. If you use protectors for that area, you will prevent this from happening. But I’ll tell you in advance that the most responsible thing is that at that time you are under the umbrella in the fresh air or at home resting.
5. Provide enough water for your dog
To spend a day at the beach with your movie dog, you have to make sure that it is well hydrated.
As you will have taken his drinking bowl and also water, leave it at his disposal in the shade so that he can drink whenever he wants and stay cool.