In Melbourne For Dogs, local author and dog owner Julie Mundy provides the ultimate list of Melbourne’s best dog-friendly beaches, parks and walks. Featuring over 700 off-lead parks and 50 beaches, along with a comprehensive suburb-by-suburb index listing, you’re sure to find the perfect doggy destination somewhere close to home. Find out whether parks are fenced, where the nearest parking is and whether off-lead times apply. Take your family and enjoy other park facilities, such as playgrounds, BBQs and picnic areas. This guide also provides the perfect companion from those who want to venture further afield, listing over 40 regional parks where dogs are welcome — including parks where you can even go camping with your four-legged friends. For those seeking to get fit, this guide also includes nine of Melbourne’s best dog-friendly walks, with full-colour maps, photos, walk distances and walk grades.