22 Dogs Who Are Pro Beach Bums

These pups know how to spend a day on the sand.
By: Monica Weymouth

What’s the secret to a perfect beach day? It’s easy—all you have to do is relax, have fun and stop worrying about what you look like in a bathing suit. Which is why, of course, our four-legged friends are natural experts. If you need a little refresher course on the art of beach bumming, take a cue from these sea dogs.

Einstein
After a long day of being a good boy, Einstein decided it was time to kick back and relax.

Credit: @miyamototakahiro

Rocco

Fear not, swimmers, Rocco is ready to come to the rescue (unless, of course, he’s busy chasing seagulls).

Credit: @roccothegoldendoodle

Chance
That face you make when hear the ice cream truck. Hope you brought your wallet, mom.

Credit: @thebklyndog

Otis

Today’s goal: be more like our friend Otis.

Credit: @otis_the_goldenchild

Corgis

Coming soon to a Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue near you: corgi butts.

Credit: @alf.phi.pom_corgi.beagle

Milo

Living The Good Life Lesson #1: Always take time to stop and smell the flowers.

Credit: @brother_jacks

Tiny

Awesome beach hair, coming right up.

Credit: @tiny_tiqui

Nino
“Who are you calling a beach bum?”

Credit: @bullynino

Theo

Trying to get on South Beach’s VIP list? Theo is your man.

Credit: @theothebrave

Chloe
Young Chloe faced a difficult choice: enjoy a swim with the floatie, or rip the floatie to shreds?

Credit: @misschloe_thepup

Knox

Nantucket beach pup Knox is one pair of boat shoes away from becoming an honorary Kennedy.

Credit: @knoxandbear

Skateboard
Cuteness to the rescue! The beach patrol is trying out a new strategy this summer.

Credit: @qoota_chihuapoo

Birra

As he set his sights on shore, Captain Birra made big plans for that Frisbee.

Credit: @waterlust_peregrin

Djanga

Sandcastle need a moat? Djanga has you covered.

Credit: @djanga_the_corgi

Travis
Sorry, gentleman—Travis and Thunder aren’t leaving the beach without your girlfriends’ hearts.

Credit: @travis_barker_geb

Charlie

Charlie can’t decide: did he have the best day at the beach, or the very best day at the beach?

Credit: https://www.instagram.com/char_mingcharlie/

Koa

Koa likes to hitch a ride while mom’s out catching waves.

Credit: @surfingmaltese

Umbrella pup
Adorable, party of 1, your umbrella is ready.

Credit: @beach_paws

Maddie
If you think this is impressive, you should see Maddie’s beach volleyball skills.

Credit: @maddie_the_minidood

Chelsey
Take another nap, or roll around in the sand? Life is full of tough choices, Chelsey.

Credit: @chelsey_the_puggle

Ted

If you want to dig the best hole, you have to get your snout sandy.

Credit: @teddoodleboy

Sonny

Department of Living Your Best Life: Sonny. Good job, buddy.

Credit: @thelifeofsonny