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Map: The Off-Leash Dog Beaches of Southern California

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There's not many of them, but it's good to know where they are. The LA Times today launched added another dog-friendly feature to their website, this one showing where dog owners where to find off-leash beaches. From Santa Barbara to San Diego -- that's about 340 miles of coastline -- there's only 10 of them. And within that, there's only one in Los Angeles County: Long Beach (and the nearby Huntington Beach Dog Beach in Orange County was rated the best in the country). Last month, the LA Times launched a guide of where to find 20 dog friendly hikes.