Posted on 1/3/2024 by Jessie Jacob

Visit Charleston with Man's Best Friend

We all consider our furry friends truly a part of the family.

So, the next time you plan a vacation, why not consider an area with pet-friendly rental properties and beaches? Isle of Palms and the Charleston area welcome dogs just as much as their owners! Bring Fido on your next trip with one of Island Realty's pet-friendly rental properties

Isle of Palms Beach Rules for Dogs

When can dogs be off-leash?

  • 5:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. - April 1st through September 14th

  • 4:00 p.m. until 10:00 a.m. - September 15th through March 31st.

    • Owners must have a leash in hand at all times.

    • Off-leash dogs must be under voice command.

**Other than the listed times, dogs must be ON a leash and under the control of their owner (even in the water). Dogs must be cleaned up after at ALL times. There are dog bag receptacles at most public beach access paths. 

Read more about rules for dogs on Isle of Palms HERE.

Want a day off of the beach? Many different areas of our community are perfect for your pups. For example, the conveniently located dog park just behind the Isle of Palms Recreation Department at 24, 28th Ave. is open from sunrise to sunset.

Other popular places to explore with your furry friends are:

After a long day of exploring, kick back and relax at one of the many dog-friendly restaurants all over the Charleston area! These are some of our favorites:

*Please note, the above information refers to pet rules and regulations. Certified service animals have their own allowances in most public spaces. Please contact each location for more information. 
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