If you have ever seen a dog on a boat, it’s just about equivalent to watching a kid in a candy store. They cannot help but love the wind in their faces with their favorite human in the captain’s chair. No matter if a pup is jumpy or nervous around water, or swims like a fish, they undeniably love a good lake day. Boating is better with your best friend, so whether you are tossing around concerns about bringing your furry friend to tag along on your next lake outing, or you are already loading up the treats, keep reading for a few key tips to maximize your experience. Besides, what could possibly be a better pair than man’s best friend and man’s favorite pastime?
It is no secret that we love our four-legged companions. We spoil our pooches to no end, and love every bit of it. Luckily, they also happen to make the perfect first mates, and we are excited to share a few pro-tips on the best ways to love your dogs on your favorite Carefree Boat Club watercraft. First things first, it is a good idea to have a bathroom plan in place, because nobody likes to clean up accidents. If you plan to beach your pontoon, account for a potty break. Have you ever seen a dog in a life jacket? Pretty cute if you ask us. Our second tip is to invest in a canine life vest. Not all dogs are gifted swimmers, and we promise operation rescue is not fun in the middle of a lake. Life jackets are regulation-mandated for humans, but are just a recommendation when it comes to dogs, although they do aid in uncertainty reduction and peace of mind. Thirdly, it can get pretty hot out there under the summer sun. Don’t forget to pack fresh water to keep overheating out of the question.
Be prepared and keep these few tips in mind, and you and your pup should be ready to sail the high seas. If you loved this post, we’ve got you, stay tuned for part two! Don’t forget to tag us in your undoubtedly adorable social media posts, and have a blast!
Contributor: Carefree Boat Club of Tennessee