English Culture Videos

"Dog Beach"

Instructions: Watch this video on grandchildren and answer the questions. Then, read the script at the bottom of the page.

Owners can't take more than ____ dogs to the beach at one time.

Number one: You can’t have more than three dogs at a time, and that would create a difficulty in maintaining them.

You can't let your dogs run around without ______.

And number two, you can’t just allow your dog to roam without a leash.

You shouldn't take a dog to the beach that _______.

And the other thing is you can’t bring a dog in heat. Wow. If you don’t know what that means, look it up. It would create havoc along this particular area.

Online Investigations and Discussion Questions

Use the Internet to find the best dog friendly beaches or off-leash dog parks around the world. Then, answer these questions:

  1. What are the special features of the park, including activities for dogs to do there?
  2. What are the hours of the beach or park?
  3. What are the rules for dogs and owners at this place?
  4. How much does it cost to use the area?

Video Script

Good morning, everyone. My name’s Randall, and I’m here in San Diego in (a) dog beach off-the-leash area where you can actually bring out your dogs to enjoy the scenery. Enjoy the beach as well, and uh, in this particular area, there are several rules. Number one: You can’t have more than three dogs at a time, and that would create a difficulty in maintaining them. And number two, you can’t just allow your dog to roam without a leash. You can’t let them . . . running around. And the other thing is you can’t bring a dog in heat. Wow. If you don’t know what that means, look it up. It would create havoc along this particular area.

So, San Diego. Enjoying the dogs, enjoying the area.