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.
After a long day of being a good boy, Einstein decided it was time to kick back and relax.
Fear not, swimmers, Rocco is ready to come to the rescue (unless, of course, he’s busy chasing seagulls).
That face you make when hear the ice cream truck. Hope you brought your wallet, mom.
Today’s goal: be more like our friend Otis.
Coming soon to a Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue near you: corgi butts.
Living The Good Life Lesson #1: Always take time to stop and smell the flowers.
Awesome beach hair, coming right up.
“Who are you calling a beach bum?”
Trying to get on South Beach’s VIP list? Theo is your man.
Young Chloe faced a difficult choice: enjoy a swim with the floatie, or rip the floatie to shreds?
Nantucket beach pup Knox is one pair of boat shoes away from becoming an honorary Kennedy.
Cuteness to the rescue! The beach patrol is trying out a new strategy this summer.
As he set his sights on shore, Captain Birra made big plans for that Frisbee.
Sandcastle need a moat? Djanga has you covered.
Sorry, gentleman—Travis and Thunder aren’t leaving the beach without your girlfriends’ hearts.
Charlie can’t decide: did he have the best day at the beach, or the very best day at the beach?
Koa likes to hitch a ride while mom’s out catching waves.
Adorable, party of 1, your umbrella is ready.
If you think this is impressive, you should see Maddie’s beach volleyball skills.
Take another nap, or roll around in the sand? Life is full of tough choices, Chelsey.
If you want to dig the best hole, you have to get your snout sandy.
Department of Living Your Best Life: Sonny. Good job, buddy.