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Frequently asked questions about pets - Tourist Information Centre VVV Ameland.

Can my dog run free on Ameland?

Dogs are welcome to run free (under command) on the Ameland beaches (other than the "groene strand" near Ballum and the bathing beaches, here dogs need to be on a lead). In addition, 3 further run-free zones for dogs have been designated on the island; at the "kwekerijbos" in Nes, adjacent to Roosdunen in Ballum, and next to Koudenburg in Hollum.

In the forests, dunes, grazing areas, villages, on the bathing beaches, and along the Wad, please keep your dog on a lead.

Dogs are not allowed in playground areas and playing fields for children. This does not apply to guide dogs.

Please click here for the information leaflet about walking with dogs in nature areas on Ameland.

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