5 Fun Pet Friendly Activities for Your Dog Before Summer

5 Fun Pet Friendly Activities for Your Dog Before Summer

Living in the UAE, it gets really hot during the summer, making it hard to take your dog on a walk or hike. Especially when it’s not just yourself who is carrying your pet and trying to keep them cool. This is why we’ve listed down some pet friendly activities for you and your furry friend to do before the heat gets unbearable.

Pet Friendly Activities in UAE

Roadtrip – Ras Al Khaimah

A nice chill drive to the most pet-friendly emirate. From pet friendly hotels that’s great for a staycation, to dining out and a lot more – Ras Al Khaimah has a lot of pet friendly activities to offer. Pack your bags, get your car and pups ready and head on out.

If you’re planning to go on a staycation to Ras Al Khaimah, check out our guide on the perfect pet friendly trip to RAK here.

Hiking – Wadi Shawka

Trekking at Shawka Dam is an hour-long drive from Dubai. The area is one of the perfect pet friendly activities for beginners to an easy trek. Several hours or a full day can be spent on the trail with your dogs, which has room for picnics and camping. Remember to, bring some extra water and treats for your doggos so they don’t get too thirsty.

If you’ve already been to Wadi Shawka, here are some other hiking spots where you can also take  with your doggos.

Camping – RAK Glamping

Book a night of camping at the most awarded RAK Glamping, where you can opt to book one of their lodges or wooden cabins, or you can also pitch up your own tents! Your doggos will enjoy acres of enclosed areas to explore and run around, they also have a doggie pool that’s a nice way to cool off.

You can also check out these other camping sites and be one with nature.

Swimming – Kite Beach UAQ

One of the best summer pet friendly activities for dogs is swimming, splashing and jumping into the waters. 

Kite Beach in UAQ is not only a nice place for a day out in the sun, but you can bring your pets along with you too! The entry fee is AED 25 for each dog and AED 50 for the adults – that gives you a whole day access. 

Find out other places where you can take your dogs for a swim here.

Kayaking – Hatta Dam

Kayaking is great to get you and your doggos moving and having fun. Before heading on the waters, make sure your dog has a harness and a life vest. 

The vast lake formed by Hatta Dam and its surrounding mountains is a common destination for those seeking relaxation in a natural place with a new experience.

You can also check out our guide to a day trip to Hatta here.

Summer is coming! Whether you have a dog or not, this time of year is always a good time to be outside. In order to keep your four-legged friend happy and healthy, it’s important to take them for walks, play games, and spend some quality time with the family. 

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