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Leaving the house without my dog is probably the most guilt-inducing part of my day. When she realizes I’m leaving, she flashes those sad puppy dog eyes hoping I change my mind. It’s the worst! The good news is, we live in a place where most people love dogs, and besides dog-friendly restaurants and bars, Palm Beach County has a few dog-friendly beaches and sandbars! It may be easy to bring them along, but besides obeying posted rules in the area, dogs do need a little special attention in order to make sure you both have tons of comfortable fun in the sun!

Here are a few tips for caring for your dog at the beach:

  1. Before heading outside, remember that dogs’ skin sunburns just like humans do. Anywhere they have skin exposed, short hair, white

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With great year-round weather, South Florida is the perfect place to have a dog. Here are a few of the best dog parks that both you and your pets are sure to enjoy.

Pooch Pines

This park, designed for off-leash recreation, is fenced and features several areas, including a wash station, shade, benches, and fountains.

Location: Eshleman Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33413

Cinquez Park

Cinquez Park is located immediately north of the intersection on Indiantown Road and Center Street at 2183 West Indiantown Road in Jupiter, Florida. In 2008. Cinquez is a new park, the construction of which was finished just this year. It’s Jupiter’s first dog park and sits on 13 acres.

Location: 2183 W Indiantown Rd, Jupiter, FL 33458

Lilac Dog Park

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Jupiter has a lot of fun dog parks, aside from those though, it also offers a variety of fun activities for you and your fur baby this Fall.

Pucci & Catana

Dolce & Gabana for dogs, Pucci & Catana is a luxury boutique filled with goodies. They have accessories, toys, treats and much more to reward your dog for being a good boy. They're located in Harbourside Place so you can grab lunch with your pup too.

Location: 108 Breakwater Ct., Jupiter. 561-320-9968.

K-9 Corner 

Your dog probably isn't allowed to dig at home, but at K-9 Corner that's what it's all about. Located in the sand dunes of 45-acre Jonathan Dickinson State Park, your dog can run around and dig up sand on a quarter acre with other dogs. There are faucets around the area to keep

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This Saturday, the 23rd, you can help hurt, injured and abandoned animals by participating in Peggy Adams’ annual “Walk for the Animals” benefit. The event will take place at a new walk location, the Meyer Amphitheatre.

This pet-friendly walk begins at 9:00am with check-in and registration, live entertainment and a free breakfast. At 10:15 am after opening ceremonies, participants will enjoy a scenic walk along the West Palm Beach Waterfront down Flagler Drive.

As participants complete the one-mile route, they'll enjoy pet costume contests with amazing prize baskets on the Amphitheatre's center stage. Categories include Best Dressed, Most Creative, Owner/Pet Look-A-Like and Best in Show. There will also be live entertainment, local vendors, and

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Bring your dogs to the waterfront in West Palm Beach this Sunday, February 10th for their “Paws In The Park” event starting at 10 am.

This free event for dogs and their owners that features a pet photo booth, a doggie lure track for your pets to run around and play, food trucks, splash dogs dock jumping, a kid’s zone, a free gift provided by many of the vendors onsite for the day. The Food Trucks and vendors include: Little Moirs Food Shack and Leftovers Café, Dutch Magic, Chappy’s Food Cart, Tommy’s Concession, PCI Concessions Bar and Tropical Sno Dealtorship of Florida.

Animal rescue groups will be available throughout the day for you to have a chance to adopt a pet and bring your new friends’ home. Some of the pet adoption centers that will be there

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What’s better than a golden retriever? 100 golden retrievers playing on a Jupiter beach and a golden retriever parade.

Pictured on the right are litter mates and AKC Champions "Brody", "Yeager", and "Doak", provided by Jupiter Farms resident Bryan Amadio.

If you have one (or two or three) of these flaxen furballs, it’s that time of year in Jupiter to meet distant cousins and frolic with familiar friends at the 2018 Jupiter Golden Jubilee!

The event will kick-off on November 3rd at 10 am at mile marker #27 at Jupiter’s Dog Beach for a “Blessing of the Pups” and photos. After the announcements and blessings, the pups will have a chance to socialize and play on the beach.

At 4:30 pm,  Pucci and Catana at Harbourside Place will host an auction,

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Jupiter is home to one of the few remaining dog-friendly beaches in the state of Florida, and dog moms and dads from all around frequent here to let fido play and socialize. Owner-supervised dogs are permitted to run free for the 2.5-mile stretch from beach marker #25 at Marcinski Road going north to beach marker #59 on the south end of Carlin Park.

 

Jupiter's Dog beach is located just north of Juno Pier at 2188 Marcinski Road, Jupiter, FL 33477.

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Families in Southeast Florida include family, friends and pets, especially our four-legged fury friends. Fido may love playing in the water just as we do.  Deerfield Beach borders the Atlantic Ocean in Broward County and known for its immaculate beaches and small crowds. It is also known for its parks system which includes Woofing Waters Water Park.

The dog park is located within Quiet Waters Park, 401 South Powerline Road, Deerfield Beach. Woofing Waters is an active canines dream come true.   Situated at the northwest corner of Quiet Waters Park it consists of two fun filled-acres.

The dog-gone facility contains two sections: one designated for bigger dogs and the other for smaller dogs. Within the large dog area is a spray fire hydrant, a

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If you like to play dress-up with your pooch, or you just enjoy seeing how creative other dogs moms and dads in Palm Beach can be, CityPlace has the event for you.

 

On October 28th, show up ready to be overwhelmed with cuteness, or enter your pet in the Howl-O-Ween pet costume contest at CityPlace in Downtown West Palm Beach. Registration begins at 11am, and you must be registered by 11:45am in order to participate in the contest at noon.

 

There is a minimum $5 donation per pet, and four lucky finalists will win prizes.

Don’t have a dog??? Meet adorable adoptable pets from Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League from 11am-3pm, and NAME YOUR OWN ADOPTION FEES!

There will also be a pet photographer, music, games, and more.

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If you’re planning to bring your furry friend with you when cruising to the Bahamas, you’ll need a permit. You can request an application by the way of snail mail below, but most people choose the expedited process by calling 242-325-7502/9 or faxing 242-325-3960. A fee of $10 is required with your application, which can be downloaded HERE.

Your pet must be older than 6 months of age, have required vaccinations, and have a certificate of health from your veterinarian.

For more information about crossing to the Bahamas from Florida, GO HERE.

 

Director of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture

Levy Building, East Bay Street

P.O. BOX N-3704

Nassau, Bahamas

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