If you SUP and you’re a dog parent chances are you’ve considered taking your furry friend along for a paddle boarding adventure! Paddle boarding with your dog can be a great SUP experience, all while enjoying the great outdoors. With the right SUP there is plenty of room for your dog to relax while you do all the paddle boarding action!
Today we are going to have a look at why taking your dog Paddle Boarding might be the best decision you’ve ever made! So keep reading to find out why you should bring your pup along for a SUP adventure.
Exercise and fresh air – Paddle boarding with your dog is a great way to exercise and enjoy fresh air. It’s also a low-impact activity, making SUP an ideal workout for both you and your pooch.
Mental stimulation – Dogs love exploring new environments and paddle boarding provides a great opportunity for them to take in new sights, smells, and sounds from the comfort of your SUP.
Socialization – SUP Pup sessions are becoming more popular, so you’ll likely encounter other dogs and their owners while paddle boarding out on the water. It’s a great opportunity for your pup to socialize and make new friends.
Cooling effect – Dogs don’t have sweat glands like humans, which makes them more susceptible to overheating. Paddle boarding allows for the natural cooling effects of the water. Spending time on and off your SUP helps your dog to prevent overheating.
Quality time together – Spending time with your furry companion builds a strong bond between you. Paddle boarding provides a unique and fun experience for both you and your dog to enjoy together.
So, what do you need to bring along for a paddle boarding trip with your dog? First, make sure your pup is comfortable around water and has a good swim capability. Your dog should also have a well-fitting life jacket to ensure their safety. Bring along plenty of water and a bowl for your pup to drink from. Lastly, don’t forget a towel to dry off your pup after your adventure is over.
SUPing with your Pup is a great activity that benefits both you and your furry friend. It’s a fun way to get exercise, socialize, and bond with your dog while paddle boarding the beautiful outdoors. So grab your paddle board, your dog, and hit the water!
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