Dog Walking in Santa Cruz

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

1. Elyse

Animal Intuitive

Santa Cruz, CA, 95062

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Elyse is a wonderful animal caregiver! Her joy in being with animals, getting to know them, and giving them the best care and love possible really stand out.... (more)"

2. Agatha

** DOGGIE DEEDS DONE DIRT CHEAP **

Capitola, CA, 95010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

9 repeat clients

"Happy and tired puppy upon their return! :) (more)"

3. Ashley

Experienced and reliable dog lover

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

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

2 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)

4. Jamie

I'll walk and play with your dog

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

23 repeat clients

"After just one week of regular walks with Jamie, my strong husky has already improved in the amount that she pulls on the leash. Jamie also offered to meet ... (more)"

5. Holly

Responsible-Trustworthy-Hardworker

Santa Cruz, CA, 95062

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

18 repeat clients

"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)"

6. Natalie

Attentive, energetic,ensures safety

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Natalie is a pure joy to be around, she's one of the kindest, most responsible and hardworking people I know! She's taken care of my dog before and I can't t... (more)"

7. Kira

Never met a doggy stranger, LUV DOG

Soquel, CA, 95073

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

About: I have been in love with dogs all my life, I've always had one and could never dream of not. Dogs = love and companionship? I have taken care of ... (more)

8. Brandon

No Such Thing As Too Many Walks

santa cruz, CA, 95060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Dog's have always been part of my family - I like them more than people. For my own, she is well trained, exercised, socialized and all training is... (more)

9. 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 President's Day Availability
10. Rachael

I want to be a dog when I grow up

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

House Sitting, 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)"

11. Shelly

A dogs best friend!

Santa cruz, CA, 95062

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have grew up with dogs my whole life. I can feed them, let them out and give medication on time. Im good with all sizes of dogs and ant number of... (more)

12. 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)"

13. 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)"

14. Kelly

Responsible Attentive Compassionate

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

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

"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)"

15. Samantha

I'll take great care of your pets!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 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)"

16. Vannessa

Butt scratches for daaaaysss

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

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

"I have a small shih tzu pup who I adore and means the world to me. He has a sensitive stomach and tries to eat anything in his path which results in even mor... (more)"

17. 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)"

18. Nichole

I can provide care and health :)

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

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

About: I raised a Shiba Inu from 8 weeks old, and had a great experience! I learned a lot, and had fun! I enjoy all kinds of dogs, and have compassion... (more)

19. Leah

I will bring your dog to the beach

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: My name is Leah, and I am the dog walker and care taker you and your furry friend are looking for. I've cared for a sweet dog for nine 9yrs, who ha... (more)

20. Jessica

SAFE AND FUN! Your pup is my world!

Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jessica looked after our 7 year old lab for 5 days. She is awesome! She took our pup for many walks, gave her meds, kept me posted on her daily activities. S... (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!