A trip to the beach can be a self-esteem shattering minefield for those of us with body issues. Luckily, dogs do not suffer from such physiological hang-ups. In fact, give a canine the chance to galavant on the beach for the day and most of them will happily dress up in all manner of skimpy swimwear and summertime garb. Need proof? Here’s a gallery of pictures chosen from Instagram of the best of this season’s beach pup fashions.
This pup is so Kardashian her name is probably Khloe.
Confident posture will always mask any bikini body insecurities.
Affecting an all-action stance accentuates the skimpy lines of this pink and white polka dot ensemble.
Blurring the lines between fashion form and function, a pair of high-end goggles prove to the world that you’re a beachwear professional.
When dolled up in a pattern of cherries, a matching collar keeps the look classy.
It’s a very self-assured canine who can pull off an all-out pink attack — the Miley Cyrus-style tongue action seals the deal.
A coy skewing of the classic form with this itsy bitsy teenie weenie turquoise polka dot bikini.
A onesie is the dignified solution to any Pug with beach body issues.
Technically, beach etiquette dictates that only two nipples need be covered up at all times.
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