Paddle Boarding or “SUP Surfing” (short for Stand-Up Paddle Surfing) has quickly grown into one of the top relaxing water sports in the country and is second only to kayaking. The inflatable paddle board has only helped to popularize the sport by creating an easy-to-transport platform that can be stored in a backpack and fully inflated in less than 5 minutes.
Just because they’re inflatable doesn’t mean they’re not durable either! When most people think of inflatables, they immediately think of the cheap swimming pool floats they sell for $5, but these inflatable paddle boards are made from extremely heavy-duty reinforced materials designed to withstand a full day out on the water with ease.
Many of us who do water sports love to bring our canine friends along. But Is An Inflatable Paddle Board Dog Safe?
While it sure looks like fun from afar, there is a bit of work that goes into familiarizing and training your dog to behave while riding on your iSUP. We’ll go into this below.
There are some obvious safety concerns that many pet owners have at first, though.
- Will my dog jump off the board?
- Can my dog puncture the board?
… and more questions are commonly asked, so we decided that we would write a comprehensive article to address some of the most common concerns![Read more…] about Is An Inflatable Paddle Board Dog Safe?