Dogs will be welcome at the dog beach along Florida’s dog beach, but there’s a catch: the beach is closed on Sundays.
The dog owners are being asked to stay home on Sundays to prevent dogs from roaming.
If that sounds a little extreme, consider this: the U.S. is home to the world’s largest dog population, and while that’s good news for dog owners, it’s not the best of times.
Dog beach at dogs beach in Miami.
Miami Beach, Fla.
(MCT) Miami Beach’s dog beaches have become a popular gathering spot for dog lovers, but not everyone can take their canine friends for a walk or get their hands dirty at the beach.
Dog owners who want to go out on the dog friendly beach will need to be accompanied by a dog.
The dog owner will walk the dog while the dog owner holds the leash and a blanket.
Dog owner must wear the dog leash, leash cord, and dog collar.
If there is a dog on the beach, the dog must stay off leash and in a secure area away from other dogs.
The leash must be kept in a harness or harness with a collar.
Dog must not bite.
Dog is not allowed on leash if it is aggressive toward a person or other animals.
Dogs are not allowed to bark.
Dog leash must not exceed 3 feet and can be clipped at the sides of the dog.
Dog should not be tethered or tethered together.
Dog can not be kept together in a group.
Dog not allowed in a pool or other enclosed area.
Dog may be allowed off leash, but must stay on leash at all times.
Dogs must be on leash to avoid causing damage to other dogs or other people.
Dogs cannot enter private property.
Dog cannot cross any road, bridge, or other public way.
Dog has to be leashed at all time, must not be allowed to run free, and must be secured in a collar and leash when outside of its owner’s home.
Dogs can be left unattended in the house for more than 5 minutes, and they cannot leave dogs unattended for more then 30 minutes.
If the dog is not leashed, it must be securely attached to the dog collar, leash, or harness.
Dogs not allowed outside without leash must stay in a separate area away to prevent the spread of contagious diseases.
Dog required to be on a leash for at least 5 minutes before leaving the house.
If a dog is allowed to leave the house unattended, it is prohibited from returning until all other precautions have been taken.
Dogs may be leashes off at a certain time, but it is a misdemeanor to leave a dog unattended without leash for more that 10 minutes.