City warns dogs are not allowed on Gulf Shores public beaches

Baldwin County
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GULF SHORES, Ala. (WKRG) — The City of Gulf Shores would like to make all residents and visitors aware that no dogs or animals are allowed on any of the public sand beaches or at any part of the public beach accesses, including the newly renovated Gulf Place, as in the Code of Ordinances – Section 6-8.

Beach Inspectors regularly patrol the public beaches and public beach accesses and will enforce all beach safety rules, including no dogs or animals allowed on any public beach area.

Visitors renting a vacation home or condominium, or staying at any accommodation within the City of Gulf Shores should contact the property management organization or homeowner for additional information related to rules and regulations of the private beach area associated with the location.

As an alternative, the Gulf Shores Dog Park and Dog Pond at Lake Shelby offers the perfect location to enjoy a day outside with your pet.

The Dog Park, located at 308 Clubhouse Drive, is open to the general public seven days a week from sunrise to sunset. For more information on the Gulf Shores Dog Park, please visit

The Dog Pond at Lake Shelby, located at the Lake Shelby Picnic Area at Highway 135 and Highway 182, is open to the general public from 8 a.m. to sunset. For more information on the Dog Pond at Lake Shelby, please visit

For more information regarding pet laws in Gulf Shores, view the Code of Ordinances for the City of Gulf Shores at

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