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Country Day student seeks La Jolla Shores dog beach

Country Day student seeks La Jolla Shores dog beach

A La Jolla Country Day School student would like to convert a section of a La Jolla Shores beach into an off-leash dog beach and is drafting a petition he hopes will ultimately land on District 1 City Council member Barbara Bry’s desk for consideration.

17-year-old junior Navid Massarat proposes the area north of Scripps Pier for the dog beach.

Other San Diego dog beaches include ones on Fiesta Island (15 minutes away) and Ocean Beach (25 minutes away), as well as Del Mar (15-30 minutes away, based on traffic). There are also dog parks at the base of Soledad Mountain Road and at Doyle Park.

“The idea started two or three years ago, the first time I visited the dog...

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