As part of Curbed Outdoors Week 2011, we're looking for the best places to take your dog in the Hamptons. Nominate your dog and favorite spot for eternal glory by writing us a short description of what makes it so great and why your dog loves it. Nominations to email@example.com.
Meet Jay-J (a 7 year-old Dalmatian) and Saffy (a 3 year-old Hairless Chinese Crested). They love a day strolling Sag Harbor's Main Street (including being lavished with treats at Bookhampton). But when it comes to the beach? Their mom, Lisa, says:
Overall, I would say their favorite beach is Old Town Beach in Southampton. It's a very wide stretch and they like to give themselves a self-guided tour of the oceanfront mansions.
Entering Scout, a 1 year-old Bichon/Shih Tzu mix. She prefers the wilds of Flying Point Beach in Water Mill. Her mom, Morgan, says:
The pic is of her last summer during her first visit to the beach. She wasn't quite sure what to make of it at first, hence the confused face she has, but soon fell in love with it. She loves to run in the sand, chase after a tennis ball, and if there are young kids on the beach, hang out with them, instead of me.
Posing with confidence, here's Gracie Allen (a 4 year-old Labradoodle) who favors Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett. The Schwartz/Keane family, with whom he lives, says:
Indian Wells is a beautiful stretch of beach with life guards and a snack shack. Gracie will only go swimming with our permission...unless there's another dog swimming, in which case, all bets are off. Think your dog is more adorable? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.