Do your canine babies love to swim?  No pool for them to cool off in?  Here are our 6 top picks in Miami for your pups to splish, splash, and enjoy the dog days of summer!

Bark Beach at North Shore Open Space Park – 8328 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33141

  • Explore the park with your leashed dog, or head to Bark Beach for an off-leash experience just for dogs and their humans, with amenities like water, poop bags, and more.
  • A cash fee must be paid to use this beach ($5 for residents and $25 for non-residents).

Haulover Beach Park – 10800 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33154

  • Dogs are welcome on Haulover Beach near lifeguard tower 3, where they are allowed to play off-leash from 8 AM to 3 PM
  • Haulover also has two enclosed off-leash dog parks for large and small dogs.
  • bring your $2 entry fee (per vehicle) and enjoy the park all day

Hobie Island Beach Park – Off the Rickenbacker Causeway on Key Biscayne

  • Enjoy warm water, beach activities, and amenities at this popular and dog-friendly destination.
  • Expect a toll to pay to be able to cross the bridge to into Key Biscayne where Hobie Island is located.
  • Park and parking are free.
  • This beach is VERY CLOSE to the freeway and can be VERY dangerous if you have your dogs off leash!

Lummus Park – 1130 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139

  • This popular beachfront park offers prime people-watching, shopping and food, a dog park, and a sandy beach to play on.
  • Dogs must be leashed at all times.

South Pointe Park – 1 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

  • Enjoy walking paths, food, and ocean-side hangouts at this popular destination.
  • Visit the dog park located within the park, or head to the beach with you pups for a swim.
  • Dogs must be leashed at all times.

Performance Pups, Inc. – Doggy Lake – 580 Gulf Stream Way, Dania Beach, FL 33004

Rather swim your dogs in a lake environment, then here’s one of the best-kept secrets in town. The lake is gorgeous and available for you to use to swim your dog.  To find out more information click HERE!

Don’t forget one of the most fun days of the year! Paws in the Pool, Venetian Pool’s Annual Dog Swim.  Happening on Sunday, October 7, 2018.  Click HERE to learn more about times for small dog and big dog sessions, cost, and more!