Dog walking in Freedom

Book on demand and scheduled walks with local dog walkers

How it works

Flexible scheduling

Select the date and time that best suit your needs. Want a walk ASAP? We’ve got you covered.

Customized for your pup

Choose between a 20-minute, 30-minute, or 60-minute stroll for your dog.

Follow along

Track your walk with our live GPS tracker, then view your detailed report card after the walk.

What is Wag!?

Wag! is the nation's fastest-growing network of pre-screened and insured pet sitters and dog walkers. In less than 15 minutes you can book a nearby dog sitter, daycare provider, or dog walker, who'll take complete care of your loved one - at their place or yours.

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Christina CFreedom, CA

4.9

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“Give every puppo a hug and a squeeze”

After close to 600 walks for canine clients, I've gained much confidence and experience to care for all kinds of puppos. Today I am a proud momma to a German Shepherd mix I adopted, and we're so happy together. Dogs are wonderful creatures. I often feel like we don't deserve such loyalty and undying affection. For all they do for us, I like to give back and remind them how much they are loved and appreciated.

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Fast walker

Maria CFreedom, CA

4.9

(397)

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“Experienced, trustworthy, loving and fun!”

Hi and welcome to WAG! I love dogs and making them happy by getting them out for some exercise and fun. I have been a dog owner for 9 years and was a shelter volunteer where I took workshops about how to handle dogs including fearful, adolescents and puppies. I use positive reinforcement and have taken a dog cognition and behavior course. I am accepting walks at this time and use a mask, gloves, hand sanitizer, as well as my own leash when walking your dog.

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Brett WFreedom, CA

4.9

(316)

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Hi, my name is Brett and I'm looking forward to meeting your pup! Dogs bring the greatest joy to my life and I can never get enough. I have been the proud owner/human of two dogs in the past and believe they have been a key in living a happy life. Meeting a new dog is the high point in my day, especially knowing I get to play and satisfy them. I work in a customer service job so it's always nice to change to a species that really appreciates the simple things. Our best friends deserve nothing but the best!

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Jessica KFreedom, CA

4.9

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“i am safe, sweet, loving, energetic, experienced.”

Hi! My name is Jessica. I have been working with dogs for over five years in various capacities: five animal shelters (both volunteer and employed), a veterinary hospital, three doggy day cares, so much dog sitting, and so, so much dog walking! I have a professional dog walking certification and am trained in pet cpr and pet first aid. Your pet's safety and health is paramount. I am mature and love all animals! i have also had cats my whole life. i am fully present and focused on your fur baby.

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Madison RFreedom, CA

4.9

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“I love dogs more than people”

My name is Madison. I was born and raised in Santa Cruz, CA. I am from a large family of eight. I currently own a two year old yellow lab and his name is Brody. As well, I own a kitten named Casper! I am an active outdoors person and love playing sports. I am a fun loving person and love to cuddle, walk, run, and play with dogs. I am very flexible on hours and for tasks that are asked of me. I will keep your dog happy, safe, active, and having fun while they are in my care.

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Can run with dogs, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Marina GFreedom, CA

4.9

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“I love and care for dogs like mine own.”

Hiya! I am a college student/nanny who believes she still has to much time on her hands! I love pets and especially dogs. but unfortunately I can not have one due to some relatives being allergic. So to fill the void of wanting a dog I figure walking and playing with other people dogs would be the next best thing! I do have experience playing and walking dogs Even though i do not have one. I tend to take my cousins dogs out often.

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Fast walker

Paul WFreedom, CA

4.9

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“Dr Doolittle”

My name is Paul. I have been married for 20 Years. I have grown up with pets. A standard poodle, a Beagle Boston Terrier I have 2 teens . We live by Manresa State Beach a perfect spot to walk and board dogs. My family call me Dr Doolittle because animals love me. I love the companionship and exercise I get. I live the flexibility of the gig economy

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Jaymie EFreedom, CA

4.9

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I love animals! My sister runs All Animal Rescue and I have fostered dogs many times. I currently have a Rottweiler (100lbs) and a Pocket Pit bull (53lbs). I have experience with dog aggression towards people, other dogs/cats/birds etc. I have owned dogs my entire life and enjoy getting them out and about to stretch their legs and get some energy out.

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Can run with dogs, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Adriana CFreedom, CA

4.9

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“Loving and experienced dog walker and pet sitter.”

Hi! My name is Adriana. I’m a well experienced dog walker and dog sitter who loves and adores dogs of all breeds. I have been walking & dog sitting with wag for about 4 years now with all amazing experiences. I also have previously walked and dog sat while growing up and throughout my childhood. I love meeting new dogs and walking them! I can’t wait to meet your furry friend. :)

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Joshua SFreedom, CA

4.8

(131)

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“KSCOs Josh Stephens”

A college student who spends his time watching the cutest pups in Santa Cruz and the Bay Area. In his spare time, you can catch him at Transportation meetings and volunteering for organizations such as the Sierra Club. A dog at the beach is a happy dog indeed. Other animal experience includes assisting a Texas farm with goats, horses, and guard dogs that had newborns.

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Dog Walking in Freedom

Freedom is one of the magnificent little cities in Santa Cruz County in California. The city is close to some of the most beautiful beaches in California on the Monterey Bay. One of the largest cities in California, San Jose, is around 45 miles away from Freedom. Another pretty large city in the vicinity of Freedom is Salinas that is on around 22 miles away. 

When it comes to places where you can spend some nights curled up next to your pup, there aren't any lodging options available in Freedom, other than the Airbnb rentals, but there is plenty of choice in Santa Cruz, just 15 miles from Freedom. Freedom does, however, have its own vet clinic to take care of your pup in case of emergency.

If you're in the mood for some coffee and you want to take your pup with you, visit the local Starbucks. For other places like restaurants, cafes, markets and plenty more, visit Santa Cruz.

A great place in the vicinity of Freedom where your pup is allowed to be off-leash is the Byrne-Milliron Forest. The forest can be found just 7 miles away from Freedom and it's a great place for hiking and exploring with your pup.

You and Fido will feel free in Freedom!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Freedom

Seabright

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
6,177 per sq. mi.

Seabright

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One of the greatest things in life is laying on a sandy beach on a sunny summer day. Even better? Doing all of that in the company of your pooch! For an experience like that in the vicinity of Freedom, head 15 miles northwest to Santa Cruz's shore, where you will find a dog-friendly beach called Seabright Beach. The even greater news is that, often, well-behaved doggies are allowed to dig in the sand and swim completely off-leash! If you decide to visit this awesome beach with your pup, be aware that there is a drop-off on the beach that you have to pay attention to.

Twin Lakes

36
Population Density
4,100 per sq. mi.

Twin Lakes

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Around 15 miles away in the same direction, towards Santa Cruz, there is another beach that will allow you to take your pup with you. The beach is called Twin Lakes State Beach and it can be found in the neighborhood called Twin Lakes in Santa Cruz. The beach has a very soft sand that will be gentle on your pup's paws. Parking can be a little bit harder to find, but not impossible. Near the beach, there are restrooms for the human visitors, and showers as well so you can clean up yourselves from the sand. Make sure you bring plenty of water for your pup to stay hydrated!

South Marina

24
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
3,471 per sq. mi.

South Marina

24

If you and your pup are not beach lovers and you want an enclosed and safe area where the pup can get his daily exercise, you should consider traveling around 25 miles to Schoonover Dog Park. The park is located in South Marina and it is an off-leash fenced area that includes separate parts for small and large doggos. There is water available, as well as plenty of shade from the trees and a poop scooper tool. You can bring your own bags if you prefer. Trash cans are also provided, and there are many tennis balls and other dog toys left throughout the park. 

Almaden

12
Population Density
5,229 per sq. mi.

Almaden

12

For those of you who don't want to let your pup run around in an enclosed area but prefer to hike, the Almaden Quicksilver County Park is the right option. Around 35 miles away from Freedom, you can find this park in the Almaden neighborhood of San Jose. The amazing thing about this place is that it has over 34.2 miles of hikes that you and your pup can explore! Isn't that exciting? Although your dog has to be leashed, that won't lower the quality of the experience. You are responsible for cleaning up after your pooch, so bring some waste bags, as well as proof of vaccination and your dog's license. 

Rio Del Mar

0
Population Density
1,998 per sq. mi.

Rio Del Mar

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If you're looking to take your pup somewhere closer to Freedom, you can visit the Rio Del Mar Beach that is located in Rio Del Mar, just around 7 miles away from Freedom. Walking down the beach, sitting on the benches and watching the sunset, or just going for a simple swim with your pup will all be awesome experiences for both of you. Doggies have to be leashed and you have to clean up after them. The great thing about this beach is that it's pretty quiet and very clean so you and your pup will surely have a great time there.