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“Nice little spot”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Dog Beach

Dog Beach
Ranked #98 of 168 things to do in Key West
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Owner description: The only beach in the Florida Keys where dogs are welcome to take a dip.
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Nice little spot”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2014 via mobile

Nice little sandy beach to spend some time with your pooch. Parking can be tough and there were man o' war washing up every day we were there last week so be very careful

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Philadelphia
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Too small for sun bathing”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013

While dining at louies backyard you are right next to dog beach. Dog beach is about the size of average living room. The beach is sandy, thats a good thing, but you are in a fish bowl. Probably ok for a romp with the puppies, hence dog beach.

Visited July 2013
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Small dog beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2013 via mobile

This is a tiny beach where dogs are allowed. Not the best for swimming but good place to lay out if you don't mind be on display.(right next to restaurant)

Visited July 2013
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Big Pine Key, Florida
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“Dogs love the beach too”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2013

Florida can be pretty dog unfriendly, but at least there's a place that welcomes dogs. I just wish it was bigger.

Visited February 2013
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Albany, New York
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57 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Disappointed - go only if your dog must get in the water”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2013

This was our dog's first trip to the ocean (she's about 18 months old) and she's not used to the waves yet. We had traveled through Florida and she went on a couple pet-friendly beaches on the way and got her toes wet, and enjoyed walking on the beach. We were at Key West for three days, and took a cab to get to a restaurant near here which was on the beach, then we walked over past Casa Marina and finally found this place. It's really not easy to get to, you have to walk through city streets and finally you're there. There's a nice restaurant next to it with a deck, but the beach itself is SO small, and tons of weeds (at least in March). The picture you see is the entire beach....and you could only stand there, it's kinda messy and you wouldn't want to sit. But if your dog MUST get in the water, he/she can get in and enjoy the water. Key West is not really a beach vacation anyway, and there are so many other pet-friendly places (even restaurants in town). Just don't go a long way there and expect anything other than a tiny spot.

Visited February 2013
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