Dog Walking in Santa Cruz

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

1. Jamie

I'll walk and play with your dog

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

36 repeat clients

"Jamie's great. She is trustworthy, consistent and loves dogs. I have a 85lb German Shepherd and a 15lb Boston Terrier they love it when Jamie shows up. I wou... (more)"

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2. Natalie

Attentive, energetic,ensures safety

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Took bagel on an awesome little hike ? (more)"

Confirmed availability
Memorial day
3. Susana

I love spending my time with dogs!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95064

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

About: I have two dogs of my own but since I am currently in college they stay with parents. When I go back home I take them to hikes, dog beaches, dog pa... (more)

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4. Lara

Experienced and flexible sitter!

Santa CruZ, CA, 95062

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have had the pleasure of knowing Lara and having her sit for me over the past 8 years. She is one of the most responsible, nurturing and trusting sitters y... (more)"

5. Savannah

I’ve had animals since birth.

Santa Cruz, CA, 95064

Dog Walking

About: I live in a single dorm in the University. Dogs are like candy here, your dog will receive all the love and affection you can imagine. I have a eas... (more)

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6. Holly

Responsible-Trustworthy-Hardworker

Santa Cruz, CA, 95062

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

21 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)"

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7. Matthew

Your fur baby is my top priority!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

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

"Matthew was an excellent dog sitter! My youngest dog is a pitbull mix who can be a bit of a handful, especially when juggling her and my labrador! But Matthe... (more)"

Confirmed availability
Memorial day
8. Tessa

I can keep up with your dog

Santa cruz, CA, 95060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Tessa was a great dog sitter, she followed our list of needs with no problems. We came back to a clean home and happy pups! I would definitely use her again! (more)"

9. Samantha

Compassionate Canine Companion!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95062

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have had dogs my whole life. Jack Russel terriers, Chihuahuas, Shepherd mix, Foxhound mix, Catahoula Lab mix. I have house sat for wonderful fami... (more)

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10. 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)"

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11. Drew

Never Met a Dog I Didn't Like

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Drew and I have known each other for several years and, in that time, he has always been there when I’ve needed help with my dog, Pax. I know that he loves m... (more)"

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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. 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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14. Margaret

Loving resident with lots of space

Santa Cruz, CA, 95062

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

2 repeat clients

"Paige is my best friend and partner, and she is a responsible and caring individual who loves animals and has been a good solid rock to her pets always. She ... (more)"

15. 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

1 repeat client

"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
Memorial day
16. Lilian

Responsible & energetic dog walker!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95062

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

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

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17. 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)

18. 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)"

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)

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20. Kaitlyn

I love all dogs, who wouldn't?

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Kaitlyn is great. She was very flexible in the care she gave my dog. She is very reliable, really sweet and a hard worker. I would highly recommended her. Sh... (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!