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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Due to popular demand, Miami-Dade’s parks department has extended “Dog Beach Days” at Haulover Beach Park to seven days a week through the Labor Day Weekend.

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The site is located on the south end of the park between Lifeguard Towers #2 and #3 which is directly across from the park’s 3.3-acre dog park. Dog and their owners can enjoy the beach from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

“We have a large community of dog owners who use our Parks’ dog recreation areas,” said Miami-Dade Commissioner Sally Heyman. “The success of Dog Beach Days allows us to extend their summertime fun to seven days a week through Labor Day, September 7.”

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After September 7, the dog beach area will resume its regular operating schedule of 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday.

“I encourage Haulover Park Beach-goers to take the family dog out to these specially added beach days,” said Miami-Dade Parks Director Jack Kardys. “Running and playing in the sand and surf is another great way for both people and their dogs to bond and be active outdoors.”

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Dog owners are reminded, though the beach recreation area for dogs has its own showers and drinking fountain, they should bring along plenty of water to keep their pets hydrated.