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Brohard Paw Park

#4 of 60 things to do in Venice Features Animals
1999 Harbor Dr S Venice, Venice, FL 34285
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Great exercise for dogs & fun to watch

My dog had a blast running up and down the beach "chasing" waves. Most of the bigger dogs are very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Venice, Florida
via mobile
one of the only places to let your dog run free on a beach.

Well, if you have a lab or any dog who likes to chase frisbees into the water, this is the place... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patti D
Venice, Florida
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“dog beach” (68 reviews)
“great dog” (16 reviews)
“off leash” (13 reviews)
1999 Harbor Dr S Venice, Venice, FL 34285
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My dog had a blast running up and down the beach "chasing" waves. Most of the bigger dogs are very well behaved. The little ones tend to snap. Opposite of what one would think.... When another dog got close, I just put mine back on...More

Thank jokt2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, if you have a lab or any dog who likes to chase frisbees into the water, this is the place. My dog and I have been coming here for a long time. However, I do not recommend bringing a picnic lunch. One family spread...More

Thank Patti D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this paw park with Gulf beach access. Large beach area for off-leash play. This is the only beach for dogs in a fifty-mile radius. Plenty of waste bags and cans for waste disposal. Only a few problems here and most are with the...More

Thank Claire G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great doggie beach with good access to the water in a short walk. Owners often let their dogs run further than the dog beach off lead, not allowed and watched much more closely these days. Slightly crowded but great to watch.

Thank skbooker09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite beach in the world. To be there swimming with my dog was a true pleasure. If I don't take my dog when I travel to Venice, I still go there to watch the others romp. It's really entertaining.

Thank phila2az
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This well-equipped dog park, with a fenced area then a walkway to the beach, is one of the main reasons we moved to this town! There are waste bags, water and a washing station inside a fenced dog park, then a walkway to the beach....More

Thank onwegoCT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many people with all kinds of dogs go here. Just be sure to clean up after you pet. It is common courtesy and one of the rules. You can enjoy great sunsets and all other beach amenities now with your dog

Thank Richard_Borza
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We have two smaller dogs, and don't go to the beach but about once or twice a year and they'd rather sit in the shade and watch. HOWEVER - the bigger dogs love to run and jump in the ocean and chase tennis balls. One...More

Thank RobertH1961
Reviewed 10 June 2017

BETTER, NOW THE SNOWBIRDS ARE GONE!!!!! right on the gulf,,perfect for your dog,,fenced in recieving area then down a path to the beach ,,probly 200 yards wide,,usually tennis balls around,,crap bags,,trash cans,,, go back out the same way ,,rinse your pet off and away you...More

Thank JOEYGCentralWi
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I wrote a review of the dog park two years ago and thought it was time to return. It remains a favorite for both me and my dog. Maxwell likes to swim and fetch his rubber fish, going out as often and as far as...More

1  Thank Kathleen M
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29 March 2017|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
Brohard dog park is directly next to/south of Sharkey's on the pier and a couple miles south of Venice, Fl.
30 December 2016|
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Response from Venicija | Reviewed this property |
The actual beach is not fenced in. After you park your car, the area that you enter is fenced in. That's where the dogs can get water and play. Then you exit another gate, and there's a couple of minutes walk along a path... More
17 December 2016|
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Response from Susan G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, its beautiful! Owners and their dogs swim and enjoy it!