Is my dog allowed on the beach?

Dogs are allowed on the beaches without any restriction from October 1 to March 31. Dogs remain welcome on the beach in April, May, June and September, but only before 10 a.m. and after 6:30 p.m. During the months of July and August dogs are allowed before 10 a.m. and after 8 p.m.
 
Exception:

All year long and 24/24, dogs are allowed in the following areas:

  • between beach head 5 on the east bank and the border with the municipality of Bredene
  • on the 'Little Beach' between the west pier and the west jetty
  • in the area between Westlaan (Raversijde) (beach head 15bis) and the border with the municipality of Middelkerke (between beach heads 19 and 20.  Dogs must be kept on a leash on this part!

Dogs must always be kept on a leash:

  • on the Sportstrand 
  • in the area between Westlaan (Raversijde) (beach head 15bis) and the border with the municipality of Middelkerke (between beach heads 19 and 20).

The owner and / or supervisor of the dog should always be able to take full control of his/her dog. Public order may not be disturbed by the presence of the dog.

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