The Beloved and I are heading out of town this weekend which should be a lot of fun for us, but maybe not so much fun for Penny — who, while she’ll get great treatment from our pet-nannies, is due for quite a bit of crate time.
So, as a treat for her, and hopefully get her good-and-tired and not really minding some crate-sleeping, we went to dog-beach in Del Mar for some good ol’ running around.
This isn’t the first time we’ve gone there, but it is the first time I remembered to bring my camera.
Technically, the dog-beach area is on-leash only until after Labor Day, but the only dogs I saw paying attention to that were ones attached to joggers.
The great thing is that it’s a large area to run around for Penny and chock full of other dogs to play with. Most of the dogs (and owners) are really friendly and it’s good socialization for Penny (who’s a little nervous around strangers still).
Afterwards, we walked about a mile-plus through some of Del Mar’s nicer neighborhoods to a nice little breakfast lunch place that is dog-friendly. I had a sausage-egg-and-cheese croissant and Penny had some water and kibble. Though I think she thought maybe mine looked a little better.