Wildwood has closed its popular dog beach.

However, officials say they're working to secure another site that is bigger and more open than the previous location.

The dog beach had taken up a block-and-a-half of beach at Poplar Avenue along the boardwalk.

The city hasn't given full details as to why they plan on relocating the dog area, but rumors suggest that many of the boardwalk business owners weren't happy with the dogs playing in front of their stores.

Township officials say the new location will be more "centrally-located" and actually give dogs more space to run and play on the beach. The new park is expected to be open by mid-June.

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Bruno & Sebastian, Varacchi's dogs

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