Dog Walking in Santa Cruz

Book a dog walker to give your dog a 30-minute walk around your neighborhood.

1. Kathy

Animal loving former vet technician

Capitola, CA, 95010

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Kathy has been awesome with Harper. She has been very flexible in coming when I need and often on the fly. She has helped Harper recuperate from her surgery ... (more)"

2. Jamie

I'll walk and play with your dog

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

27 repeat clients

"Jamie took Freya on a solid walk and even fed her before leaving. The RoverCard details and photos were much appreciated! Thank you so much for taking care o... (more)"

3. Steven

Total dog lover.

capitola, CA, 95010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"If you’re looking for a fantastic companion and caregiver for your beloved pouch while you are away, I could not recommend Steven more highly. He is fantasti... (more)"

4. Holly

Responsible-Trustworthy-Hardworker

Santa Cruz, CA, 95062

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

18 repeat clients

"Holly is wonderful, she was professional, got back to us promptly and took great care of our older Lab mix & English Shepherd. We were able to book with her,... (more)"

5. Ari

I want to give your dog love!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95064

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I highly recommend Ari as a dog sitter. Ari has been a caring and reliable sitter for my large lab and my little malti-mix. She has walked, fed, medicated, p... (more)"

6. Elyse

Animal Intuitive

Santa Cruz, CA, 95062

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Elyse is awesome! She took care of our cats and chickens when we were on vacation and they loved it! Our cats are very shy but were completely at ease with E... (more)"

7. Ashley

Experienced and reliable dog lover

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

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

3 repeat clients

About: I love dogs and all animals and I am currently a student studying wildlife biology at UC Santa Cruz. I have been dog sitting for almost five years... (more)

8. Vannessa

Butt scratches for daaaaysss

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

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

"My dog gets very anxious when I have to leave her and even when I leave her with other people she has a hard time relaxing. I feel like Vannessa was very pat... (more)"

9. Samantha

I'll take great care of your pets!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Samantha did a great job walking our dog. She was great about keeping me updated with her schedule. And always made sure to communicate how the walk went aft... (more)"

10. Kelly

Responsible Attentive Compassionate

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

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

2 repeat clients

"Kelly McCandless is one of the most naturally talented people I know with animals. It is apparent from how she interacts with them that she is a deeply compa... (more)"

11. Martabel

Hikes, hang outs and cuddles!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Martabel was kind, thoughtful, and responsible in taking care of my dog! (more)"

12. Kylee

Next to dog-friendly parks/trails!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95064

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

1 repeat client

About: Hello! I'm Kylee and we're the Hong Family! Dogs are the loves of our life! My best friend/pooch is a Pomeranian Shih Tzu named Mimi. I'm a San ... (more)

13. Jenna

I am a reliable, fun animal lover.

Santa Cruz, CA, 95062

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jenna has dog sat for us several times. She LOVES dogs. She's very responsible and dependable. We've found our home and our pup in perfect order upon our ... (more)"

14. ERIN

Taking Holiday Reservations!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95062

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

11 repeat clients

"Friendly, communicative, and professional! I will definitely book again with Erin. (more)"

15. Katie

Dog lover who loves to walk!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

Dog Walking

"Katie is amazing! Sweetest, most trustful person. I adore my dog, (some might say over protective) and I feel very comfortable when Kiki is with Katie. Excel... (more)"

16. Debbie

Dogs make my heart happy!

Santa Cruz , CA, 95062

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

2 repeat clients

About: Animals make my heart happy. I have taken care of many different animals throughout my life. I have cared for various breeds of dogs, from tiny to ... (more)

17. Schea

This is my full time job!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My dog LOVES Schea! She's so enthusiastic and sweet with my pup, and you can see how much she loves dogs in how she cares for them, and how she greets them w... (more)"

18. Rachael

I want to be a dog when I grow up

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"We absolutely love Rachael and even more importantly Chewie loves Rachael. Rachael was always on time for walking Chewie and was sooo sweet cleaning up after... (more)"

19. Elynn

Let your dog go hiking, everyday!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

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

1 repeat client

About: Growing up with dogs of my own, I know how important it is to find someone who has a good relationship with your pup before leaving them, even if i... (more)

20. Megan

Experienced animal lover!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Megan was amazing! Responsible, punctual, and great with the pups. Would recommend her to anyone. (more)"


When you need dog walking services, we doubt you'll find a better experience than through Rover. Thanks to our wide selection of dog walkers in Santa Cruz, CA, you'll find that you're able to work with a dog walker who fits in with you, your dog, and your needs. With our start-to-finish approach, your walker can supply you with real-time dog walking updates with start and stop times, a GPS map of their walk, info about any bathroom, food, and water breaks, and pictures of what your dog's been up to. And on top of that, each Rover dog walking booking includes premium pet insurance, 24/7 support, and a reservation guarantee.

And even better: the price of dog walking in Santa Cruz, CA might not be as much as you thought. Whatever your price range, you'll find a dog walker on Rover for almost any budget. Interested in finding out what the typical Rover dog walker expects as a dog walking fee? Visit our average dog walking rates to see the general fees before checking out an individual dog walker's rates.

If you need to book a great dog walker on the go, you'll love the Rover dog walking app. You can browse hundreds of pre-reviewed, trusted dog walkers in minutes from your phone, and rebook your favorite walker with just a few taps. You'll get photo updates from your dog walker which can be shared via the Rover dog walking app in real time. The app's cashless payment feature allows you to pay your dog walker easily and securely - no cash, checks, or tips.

When you're looking for dog walkers near Santa Cruz, CA, Rover.com is the simple, smart way to find and book dog walking services. Our Santa Cruz dog walkers are dog lovers first and foremost, and 95% of reviewed stays and walks have received a perfect five-star rating. Every new Rover dog walker in Santa Cruz, CA must complete a background check. You can see the background check badge on your dog walker's profile, so you know your pet is in safe hands. Whether you need to hire a dog walker for a single outing or want someone to go on regular dog walks with your pet, you're sure to find a great fit for all your dog walking needs in Santa Cruz with Rover's dog walking services.

In short, when you use Rover to find a dog walker in Santa Cruz, you can rest easy knowing that your dog is having a great time.

Do you think you have what it takes to become a dog walker for Rover? We're always looking for people with a passion for dogs to join us as a dog walker! If you've been thinking about starting up your own dog walking business, or even if you've been doing it on your own for a while, you'll want to check out our easy sign-up process and consider joining the hundreds of awesome dog lovers who use the Rover dog walking platform. When you become a Rover dog walker, you get access to great support, including premium pet insurance, cashless payment (no more worrying about whether you'll get paid on time), and a third party background check to demonstrate your trustworthiness to prospective clients. Join our pack today!