You will find many dog friendly beaches in California. The interaction with dogs and the water can provide enough enjoyment alone to last all day. Just sit back and keep your finger on the button.
When you are shooting your action shots, you need to make sure that all your settings are correct. You want to focus on your subject, not if your settings are correct. You can adjust accordingly if the light changes. But for the most part, apply and test your settings then shoot like there is no tomorrow. And pray you got a good shot.
Image Stats: [Canon 5D MII]
| Aperture: f/11 | Shutter: 1/1000 | ISO: 200 | Focal: 350mm |