Dog Friendly Beaches in Fort Lauderdale, FL

There are 2 dog-friendly beaches in Fort Lauderdale. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Fort Lauderdale.

Pet Friendly Canine Beach
Canine Beach Leashed dogs are welcome to play along the 100-yard stretch of shoreline designated as Canine Beach in Fort Lauderdale, FL. This pet-friendly beach area features dog bags and beach showers. Please note that proof of vaccination must be provided to purchase an annual or weekend permit through the city for each visiting pup. Canine Beach is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. See Details
Pet Friendly Ft. Lauderdale Parasail & Jet Ski Rentals
Ft. Lauderdale Parasail & Jet Ski Rentals Ft. Lauderdale Parasail & Jet Ski Rentals is a pet-friendly watersports company. Bring Fido along to try a range of different activities on the open waves. They welcome dogs to join you on a paddle board, kayak or other boating adventure. Don't forget to bring your own life jackets with you for your pup. Ft. Lauderdale Parasail & Jet Ski Rentals is open every day of the week from 9am to 6pm. See Details
Performance Pups Freshwater Dog Beach Performance Pups Freshwater Dog Beach in Dania Beach, FL, is home to the cleanest freshwater dog lake in Broward County! This pet-friendly, fenced-in area allows dogs to swim and play off-leash. Swimming by humans is not allowed at the park. You can walk and wade in the water but the city ordinance forbids swimming for the two-legged. Admission is cash only. See Details
Haulover Park Haulover Park in Miami Beach, FL features a bark park as well as a designated dog-friendly beach area. The bark park, located near the south picnic area, features a fenced section for dogs under 35 lbs and one for larger dogs. Additional amenities include shade trees, picnic tables, drinking fountains and doggie waste stations. The dog-friendly beach area invites pups to play off leash during specified times between lifeguard tower #2 and #3 only, accessible through parking lots #3 and #4. Dogs must be leashed outside of the designated beach area. See Details
Dog Beach of Hollywood Head out to the Dog Beach of Hollywood in Florida, where all members of your family, canines included, can enjoy fun at the beach. Daily passes and six-month passes are available from a park ranger during dog beach hours or The Department of Recreation and Cultural Arts, 1405 S. 28th Avenue. The Dog Beach of Hollywood is monitored by a park ranger, however, good dog park etiquette is highly encouraged regardless. Aggressive dogs are not tolerated, and owners are expected to clean up their dog’s waste. Furthermore, dogs are not allowed on the beach outside the designated hours or location. See Details
Bark Beach Situated alongside Spanish River Park, Bark Beach in Boca Raton, FL is dog friendly with the purchase of an annual permit or weekend access pass. Fido is welcome to romp along the sand in the designated pet-friendly area between lifeguard towers 18 and 20. Check the City of Boca Raton's website for specified beach hours and permit details. See Details
Bark Beach at North Shore Open Space Park Bark Beach at North Shore Open Space Park sits adjacent to the eight-block oceanfront natural area of North Shore Open Space Park (also pet-friendly for dogs on leashes) with jogging trails, exercise stations and picnic pavilions. Enjoy a swim with Fido at the beach, and dry off with an evening stroll through the nearby charming North Shore neighborhood. This Miami Beach park is only open for dogs Friday, Saturday and Sunday with specified hours depending on the season. See Details