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Brohard Paw Park

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Address: 1999 Harbor Dr S Venice, Venice, FL 34285
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Dog swimming paradise

Great spot to swim with your best buddy. Easy to find and lots of like minded dog owners. Too bad there aren't more like it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
fishnfly
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Venice, Florida
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Venice, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great spot to swim with your best buddy. Easy to find and lots of like minded dog owners. Too bad there aren't more like it.

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Thank fishnfly
New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have a lab mix and a bichon, both friendly and well-behaved. We went to the dog park without either of them to check it out. I loved the dog washing stations in the fenced area. After spending a short time on the beach, we decided that it was not a place we could take our dogs. There were just... More 

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to take your dogs so they can enjoy the beach and the water. All sizes are enjoying the beach. However, some owners don't keep up with their animals and confrontations can occur. Nice place for both dogs and people to meet.

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Thank Beth W
Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great way to spend the day with your dogs, family and friends. A beautiful white sand off-leash dog beach on the gulf coast - no shade but very well maintained with showers, waste bags and waste containers. Everyone was very friendly and observed the behavior of their dogs. Bring your sun umbrella, cooler, water for the dogs and... More 

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an awesome place to take your dog especially large dogs. My dog is small so we don't go very often. It is one of the few dog beaches in our area. There's something about dog owners… they are all so friendly and helpful! You can ask anyone for help or advice, especially good for first timers!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Separate area for small dogs and big (over 20#) dogs that lead to a general area that leads to the beach. Beautiful sand, clear to turquoise waters. They have a water area for dogs at the "park", but not the beach so take some water. They also provide pet waste disposal bags. Beach is very clean, as most pets go... More 

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Fort Ashby, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our dogs have never been to the ocean before, so we weren't sure how they would react. We were pleasantly surprised to find that this park was well planned for pet owners. There is an area equipped with water stations to wash your dog after a swim in the salt water. There are waste bags on site and trash cans... More 

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Thank Kam J
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a better way to regulate your blood pressure than to spend an hour on the beach, visiting with dogs! Clean and nice size. Friendly visitors.

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Thank Debra S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This and the Sharkys beach are our favorite! We love the Dog Beach because then we can bring our dog and still enjoy a relaxing day on the gulf. There is public beach access, bathrooms, showers, volleyball nets, and a pier up by Sharkys. The dog beach is much less busy, usually, and some times I like it that way.... More 

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Osprey, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The sand is extremely hot and coarse (obviously can't be helped). People tend not to pick up after their dogs. Some dogs need more control.

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