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Huntington Beach's Dog Beach Named #1 in Country

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Huntington Beach is not just Surf City USA, but now one magazine is claiming it has the best dog beach in the country. As pointed out by the Orange County Register, FIDO-Friendly magazine has published the top 10 dog beaches, finding Huntington Dog Beach at the top. Reasons include the amount of coastline, rules letting dogs be off leash and nearby pooch-friendly eateries. It's an "amusement park of sorts," the magazine said.

The Register noted other beaches included on the list, three of which that are in the San Diego area: Del Mar Dog Beach, Coronado Dog Beach and at Ocean Beach. In Central California, Carmel City Beach in Carmel-by-the-Sea made the list.

Sticking to a theme, the OC Register today also revisited the discovery of an ancient dog burial site. The remains were found during the widening of Laguna Canyon Road four years ago and scientists found that it was 1,800 years old.