Dog Walking in Santa Cruz

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

Tip: Contact sitters now to confirm availability.
Confirmed availability
4th of July
1. Chloe

Will Watch Fluff Babies Full Time!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95062

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Chloe is great! I always come home from work to a tired pup and love seeing the pictures from the walk. It’s a relief knowing my puppy is in good hands on my... (more)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
2. Emma

Energetic dog lover

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emma has been my trusted dog-walker for over 2 years noe. She came to me highly recommended from a co-worker who spoke highly of Emma’s ability to work with ... (more)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
3. Drew

Never Met a Dog I Didn't Like

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Thanks for walking Nala! We were away from our rental for a long time so it was great to have you take Nala out. Right on time for both walks, And t... (more)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
4. Kas

Flexible daytime hours!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kas is an amazing pet sitter! They have befriended my small dog syndrome pup Panda Bear ( who has been aggressive towards new people but their patience and c... (more)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
5. Lauren

Adventurous animal lover

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I'm a UC Davis Animal Science student who is at home in Santa Cruz all summer. I've owned dogs my whole life and have extensive house sitting and d... (more)

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6. Melissa

Loving and active dog walker!

santa cruz, CA, 95060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am a very experience dog sitter especially growing up with many dogs around me. I want to be able to provide your life with less stress and less ... (more)

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7. Lilian

Responsible & energetic dog walker!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95062

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Volunteered to walk my dog a little bit logger and he came back happy and tired! Great care of my dog, highly recommend! (more)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
8. Jackie

Calm, Assertive, and Loving!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95062

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jackie is by far the best dogsitter I've ever had, and she is always so thoughtful and kind. She's basically a dog whisperer and my pets all love her. (more)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
9. Samantha

I'll take great care of your pets!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"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)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
10. Jessica

Let me be your dog's new pal!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jessica was very friendly & arrived quick! My dog had a great walk (more)"

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11. Holly

Responsible-Trustworthy-Hardworker

Santa Cruz, CA, 95062

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

"If I could give her more than 5 stars I would! Extremely dependable and respondses extremely quick. Takes great care of my dog 4 days a week and he couldn't ... (more)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
12. Laura

Runs for your pup; HD pics for you!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

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

"To date Laura has been a patient, responsive and responsible walker. We highly recommend her and look forward to continue working with her. (more)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
13. 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)"

14. Krista

Can't wait to play with your pup!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I've lived with and loved animals my whole life (2 cats, 3 dogs). I volunteered for nearly a decade at city shelters and the Humane Society caring ... (more)

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This weekend
15. Lara

Experienced and flexible sitter!

Santa CruZ, CA, 95062

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We love Lara! She has been watching our two little doggies for 3 years now and because of her we can relax on our getaway feeling totally confident that our... (more)"

16. Caitlin

Loving, caring and energetic!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95064

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I love to interact and have fun with dogs. Have always had a dog growing up for the last 20 years. I nannied for a family and took care of their do... (more)

17. Megan

Experienced animal lover!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

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

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18. Matthew

Your fur baby is my top priority!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

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

"My rat terriers are prone to accidents if their walk and feeding schedule isn't followed, but I returned from my vacation with no accident reports or new sta... (more)"

19. Katherine

I love dogs and dogs love me!

SANTA CRUZ, CA, 95060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have mostly casual experience, but experience nonetheless, taking care of dogs my family and friends own. Most recently, I've taken care of my Au... (more)

Confirmed availability
4th of July
20. PJ

Reliable, I Absolutely LOVE animals

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have been incredibly happy with leaving my dog Guido with PJ. She has taken my dog out for nice long walks whenever I have gone to work during the week. I ... (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.

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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!

All stays booked on Rover receive our Rover guarantee, 24/7 support, and our reservation protection.

How it works

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1) Browse Sitters

We make it easy to find affordable & reliable sitters near you.

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2) Contact Sitters

Chat about your dog and your specific needs. Even meet in person before booking if you really want to.

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3) Book & pay

Our platform makes it easy and secure. No cash necessary.

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4) Enjoy your trip

Drop off your dog without feeling guilty. Relax with regular photo updates from your sitter.