All pets must be registered and pet fee paid in advance.
Restrictions vary by home and details should be stated in each individual property description.
Dogs should be leashed at all times.
This is not only a Galveston city ordinance, and you may be fined, it’s also against the terms of your Rental Agreement. Unfamiliar surroundings may encourage a normally well-behaved dog to take off when they normally wouldn’t. Dogs should also be wearing a collar and ID tags.
Keep dogs out of dunes.
Dunes are not only illegal for us to walk through, they are home to rattlesnakes, which can be lethal. It’s our responsibility to keep our dogs safe.
Bring plenty of fresh water for your dog to drink while at the beach, and discourage dogs from drinking salt water. Salt water will cause diarrhea.
Avoid summer mid-day sun.
The sand and temperature lower to the ground is hot. Dogs will often exhaust themselves and need the shade of an umbrella or canopy.
Rinse off after a day at the beach.
Salt water and sea water organisms may dry on dog’s coat, causing irritation and problems days later if not rinsed off.
Dogs should not be left unattended.
Even the most well-behaved dogs can make a lot of noise & act destructive when anxious or in unfamiliar territory.
Please clean up after your dog.
Please take along a baggie with you to pick up waste with & dispose of it properly. Our dogs are our responsibility. Along with this responsibility, is the dirty job of picking up after them.
Accidents may happen.
Even if your pets have never had a bathroom mishap inside, accidents can happen, especially if pets are stressed. Please ensure that you have cleaned up the mess to the best of your ability. If damage is done by your dog, please report this during business hours as soon as possible.
Fleas love the island as much as we do.
The island is a perfect breeding ground for pests. Please be sure to use a preventative before your vacation, and please do your best to be sure not to leave anything behind. If ever any sign of pests in the home, please report immediately.
Campeche Cove Animal Hospital
10015 Steward Road
Galveston, TX 77554
VCA Animal Emergency Hospital
1108 Gulf Freeway South #280
League City, TX 77573
Dogs at Dolphin View Boarding
10720 Termini – San Luis Pass Road
Galveston, TX 77554