Use dog-safe sunscreen, a hat, a beach umbrella, and limited sun exposure to prevent sunburn.
Use a dog life jacket for weak swimmers. Watch for dangerous rip currents that can pull dogs out to sea.
Bring plenty of fresh water and take frequent breaks to prevent dehydration and overheating.
Walk on wet sand or bring booties to protect paws from hot sand that could cause burns.
Check rules and restrictions first. Respect on-leash requirements and cleanup rules.
Know the signs of heat stroke in dogs like panting, lethargy, and vomiting. Move to shade and cool down immediately.
Bring a pet first aid kit with bandages, antiseptic, tick tools, and emergency contact info.