Dog walking in Watsonville

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

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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 CWatsonville, CA

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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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Training experience

Maria CWatsonville, CA

4.9

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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.

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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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience

Brett WWatsonville, CA

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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 KWatsonville, CA

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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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience

Madison RWatsonville, CA

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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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Marina GWatsonville, CA

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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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Training experience

Paul WWatsonville, CA

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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 EWatsonville, CA

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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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience

Adriana CWatsonville, CA

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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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience

Joshua SWatsonville, CA

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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 Watsonville

Located south of Santa Cruz, Watsonville is a great city to raise family and pups! The economy is largely based on agriculture and farming, and there are many parks and open areas where you and your pooch can roam and play. The Pajaro River Levee Trail is just one of the hiking paths where your pup is welcome.  Plan to spend a day walking the 7-mile trail while admiring nature and taking in the fresh air.  When you get to the Pajaro River Park, you will find water fountains and trash cans where you can dispose of Fido’s doggie waste bags.

Finding great medical care for your pup is easy in Watsonville.  There are six veterinarian clinics, including 24-hour emergency hospitals to take care of your pooch day or night. The friendly staff will treat Fido like one of their own. After visiting the vet, you may want to stop at Royal Oaks Feed & Tack for some treats and toys for your pampered pooch. You can buy different brands of dog food and healthy treats for your pup at this family-owned store.

Dining out with your pup and the family is fun when visiting Togo’s Sandwiches. You can find specialty sandwiches with fresh ingredients, and Fido can sit with you at the outdoor tables. Erik’s DeliCafe is another option when searching for a great place to eat with your pup.  This is a casual restaurant ,and you and your pooch are welcome to sit at the outdoor tables. If you need a place to spend the night, Motel 6 in Watsonville allows pets of any size for no additional fee. So plan to enjoy every minute you spend in the city.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Watsonville

Almond

48
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
5,799 per sq. mi.

Almond

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One of the best features of the Almond neighborhood is the amazing Martin J. Franich Dog Park. There are separate areas for large and small pups, and doggie waste bags are available. The water fountains for both you and your pup are great on a hot day when you both need a cool drink. There are benches in the shade when pup parents need a break and some relaxation. The dog park is located in the middle of the Martin J. Franich Park, so pooches and their human companions have a lot more options for outdoor fun. The playground, basketball and volleyball courts, and picnic and BBQ areas are perfect to make spending quality time with Fido fun for the entire family. 

Pinto Lake Park

36
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
1,327 per sq. mi.

Pinto Lake Park

36

Pinto Lake County Park is 183-acres of open space in the Pinto Lake Park neighborhood. The area features a large dog park with a double door entry, and separate areas for big and small pups. While the dogs are running around sniffing butts, parents can sit in the shade and enjoy chatting with other canine lovers. There are water fountains and waste bags available, so puppy parents can keep the park clean. Outside the dog park, there is a beautiful lake and fishing pier in addition to a playground and disc golf course. The trails throughout the park are perfect for longer nature walks with Fido. If you need a place to stay, the nearby Comfort Inn allows two pets for an additional fee. 

La Selva Beach

24
Population Density
593 per sq. mi.

La Selva Beach

24

One of the best pup-friendly beaches is located in the La Selva Beach neighborhood at Manresa State Beach. Beautiful views of the sand and sea are just some of the highlights of this beach and park. You will need to keep Fido on a leash while on the beach, but he can hang out with you and enjoy the sun and fresh air. Pups are also welcome at the Manresa Uplands Campground, where you can pitch a tent or bring an RV and enjoy a few days of relaxation with Fido and the family. You will need to keep your pup on a leash while you are walking through the campground.

Seaview Ranch

12
Population Density
1,060 per sq. mi.

Seaview Ranch

12

Hiking the trails with your pup at the Watsonville Slough National Wildlife Refuge is a great option if you are in the Seaview Ranch neighborhood. The trails feature a sturdy walking surface and a variety of nature to enjoy while strolling through the area. You and your pup can view the strawberry fields and watch the birds flying through the trees. You will need to keep Fido on a leash, and be aware that there are no restrooms, waste bags, or water fountains available, so be sure to bring your own supplies. When searching for a nice place to stay the night, check out Rodeway Inn where up to two pets can stay for an additional fee. 

East Riverside

0
Population Density
2,418 per sq. mi.

East Riverside

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Located in the East Riverside neighborhood, Callaghan Park features 2.64 acres of open space. The park is enclosed with a short fence, so you will need to keep Fido on a leash as you walk along the paths throughout the park. The children can climb on the playground equipment while your pup romps and rolls in the grass. When you need a break, relax at one of the picnic tables and refill your water bottles at the water fountain. If you need a place to stay the night, Best Western Rose Garden Inn allows two pets of any size for an additional fee. The National 9 Motel will also accept pups for an additional fee.