One of the Top 10 Fido-Friendly Beach Towns in the United States!
The following are a few things to remember while in Duck with your canine friends:
On the Beach
The only place where dogs may play unleashed is on the Town’s beach, although they must be under the watchful eye and control of a guardian. Dogs are allowed on Duck’s beach year-round. The Town does not own public beach access. Access to our beach is found at privately owned community accesses. The Town of Duck does not allow public street parking, and there are no public parking areas at beach accesses. Please check with the homeowners association for your vacation rental or with your rental company for beach access questions. As a courtesy, remember to clean up after your pet and do not bury pet waste in the sand or throw it in the ocean. Be aware that during the heat of the day, a dog’s paws can burn on the hot sand and he/she can become easily dehydrated by the intense heat or by drinking salt water.
Keep ID on Your Pet
If you bring your pet with you to Duck, please remember to have proper identification on your pet at all times. Pets may accidentally wander off when visiting an unfamiliar place.
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