Dogs of Alys


Dogs of Alys
Images by Mark Little

“The dog is the god of frolic.” 
- Henry Ward Beecher 

What better place to see the truth of this quote than in Alys Beach? Dogs embody the spirit of light-heartedness and freedom, and in Alys Beach they are able to spend their hours in the idyllic pursuit of play.

What Rumble may lack in endurance he certainly makes up for in enthusiasm. This five-and-a-half-year-old English bulldog—owned by Holly and Courbin Roush, and their sons Dakota, Drake, and Ethan—can indeed be caught frolicking in the sand at Alys Beach, perhaps only for short bursts. When he’s not enjoying the beaches, he can be found going on walks, people watching from his window, and snoring so loudly he wakes the entire house.  His exuberance for life is positively infectious, and can be found reflected in the smiles of the family around him.