Dog Boarding in Santa Cruz

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1. Sadie

I love animals, large fenced yard!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95062

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Great sitter! Couldn’t be happier. Loved the picture updates :) (more)"

Confirmed availability
Christmas and New Year
2. Debb & Seth

Our house is their house!

Felton, CA, 95018

Dog Boarding

"Our greyhound had a fantastic stay without Debb and Seth. They were great with communication the entire time and we loved getting photos and updates of our g... (more)"

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3. Ellen

All Animals are loved here!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95062

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Ellen is the best dog sitter we have ever had. She takes such great care of Darla that we go out of our way to have Ellen dog sit, instead of going to our lo... (more)"

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4. Kim

Dog "auntie" to many!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95062

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I needed last minute boarding for my dog, Mari and I was so lucky that Kim was able to take her! She asked lots of good questions to get to know about her an... (more)"

5. Vannessa

Butt scratches for daaaaysss

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Thanks Vanessa my labbies had. A great time with you. They went to the beach and walks and she sent me some great pics of them playing at the beach. (more)"

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6. Molly

Loving care for your sweet pup!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"My family and I couldn't be happier with the care our dog Fleur received while staying with Molly. She has an adorable little dog that Fleur absolutely loved... (more)"

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7. Ivy

Mountain house or beach walk

Santa Cruz, CA, 95062

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I hired Ivy when I was out traveling internationally and I was worried about the week being of my pets but she did such a good job of caring for them and com... (more)"

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8. Carrie

Loving Home and home full time

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

Dog Boarding

"Thank you Carrie for watching both Layla and Nini, Nini is a shy dog and Carrie was able to get Nini to snuggle with her on the couch. Both dogs had an amazi... (more)"

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9. Sierra

Lots of time outside! Hikes & more

santa cruz, CA, 95060

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Sierra was amazing! I was super rushed and ended up forgetting to pack my dog's food and Sierra offered to go to the store to get me some. My dog Charlotte c... (more)"

10. Brianna

We love pets!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brianna was a doll! Super sweet and chill with my baby. Always doing something fun with her, and sending me pics letting me know she was okay. She always res... (more)"

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11. Julian

WILL GIVE YOUR DOG ALL THE CUDDLES

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Julian was an amazing dog sitter! I have 4 dogs, two chihuahuas, and two Boston terriers, he was so super gentle and loving to the pups and they absolutely l... (more)"

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12. Selena

All animals welcome!

Santa cruz, CA, 95060

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"What can I say other than Selena is always the first person I go to when I need someone to watch my sweet Riley. Selena always insures that Riley has everyth... (more)"

13. Emily

Inside/Outside access all day!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95062

Dog Boarding

"Emily took amazing care of our dog, Luna, while my husband and I were away. I’m sure Luna felt like she had hit the doggie “jackpot” while there with all the... (more)"

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14. Jolene

Large home; Run, Walk or Play.

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Jolene is the sweetest! Ellie is a pretty good judge of character and her tail was wagging the minute she met Jolene. We also forgot Ellis food and she di... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
15. Sonia

Heart of Caregiving Pets

Seabright, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Sonia is amazing!! She is kind and compassionate and took very good care of my pup while I was away for work. It was very comforting know that my dog was i... (more)"

16. Emily

Around full time for long walks.

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: I grew up with lots of animals, and began pet sitting when I was around 10 for my neighbors/family friends. I gained lots of experience with many d... (more)

17. Mj

fenced in yard close to park!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"MJ was a great host for Huck! She took him out on several long adventures and sent me pictures. He seemed happy and at home in her apartment. She was res... (more)"

18. Jasmine

I just really love dogs!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jasmine was great! She was very flexible with pickup and dropoff times, very responsible and communicated while she watched both our dogs for a weekend. I wo... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
19. Malachi

great location for walks and runs!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Malachi has been taking care of our dog, Shadow since he was quite young, with responsibilities ranging from feeding him to giving him medicine and taking hi... (more)"

20. Jason

I love to hang with all doggos!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Jason was able to take my dog Mari for last minute boarding. He was very communicative and accommodating and took wonderful care of Mari. He also sent me pic... (more)"


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