Dog Friendly Santa Cruz, CA

Dog Friendly Santa Cruz, CA

Need help deciding where to stay, play, or eat with your dog in Santa Cruz, CA? Get the scoop on our favorite pet friendly hotels, restaurants, and activities in Santa Cruz, CA below! Or give us a call at 877-411-FIDO to book your dog-friendly vacation in Santa Cruz, CA now.


There are 81 pet friendly hotels in Santa Cruz, CA. You'll find information on all the most popular pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds in Santa Cruz, CA below.

Pet Friendly Hilton Santa Cruz Scotts Valley in Santa Cruz, CA
Hilton Santa Cruz Scotts Valley welcomes two dogs up to 75 lbs for an additional fee of $80 per stay. Dogs may not be left in the room unattended. Treats are available, and there are waste stations on the property. Sorry, cats are not permitted. For same day arrivals, please call 877-411-3436 to confirm availability of a pet-friendly room.
Pet Friendly Christine's Cottage in Santa Cruz, CA
Dogs are welcome at this Airbnb studio in Santa Cruzas long as they'll get along with the resident pets. Please contact Christine for more details on the pet fee, weight limit, and any other restrictions prior to booking.
Pet Friendly West Cliff Inn, A Four Sisters Inn in Santa Cruz, CA
West Cliff Inn allows two dogs of any size for a fee of $65 per stay. However, there is only one pet friendly room. Guests traveling with dogs must call 877-411-3436 prior to booking to verify availability or risk not being able to check in with a dog and/or incurring any associated cancellation penalties. Four-legged guests will receive a dog bed, food & water bowls, and bandana at check-in. There is also a grassy area in front of the hotel for pets. Cats are not permitted and dogs cannot be left unattended.
Pet Friendly Beach RV Park Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz, CA
Dogs are allowed at Beach RV Park Santa Cruz, but they must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet when outside your vehicle. Other restrictions may apply. Please see website for more details.


Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 29 dog friendly restaurants in Santa Cruz, CA! A handful of our favorite sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, bars, and other eateries in Santa Cruz, CA that welcome Fido to join at an outdoor table are listed below. Bon appetit!


Get out and play! There are 9 dog friendly activities in Santa Cruz, CA. You'll find information on our favorite dog parks, beaches, hiking trails, tours, stores, and lots of other "animal attractions" below.

Pet Friendly University Terrace Dog Run in Santa Cruz, CA
Dogs are allowed to play off-leash in a designated area of this park near Medar Street and Nobel Drive.
Pet Friendly Seabright Beach in Santa Cruz, CA
Bring your pet along with you as you relax on the sandy shores of this Santa Cruz beach. They're welcome to join you as long as they're on-leash.
Pet Friendly West Cliff Drive in Santa Cruz, CA
Bring Fido for a hike along West Cliff Drive in Santa Cruz. West Cliff Drive is a three-mile walking and biking path along the Pacific Ocean. The walk starts at the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf, winds past the iconic Santa Cruz Dream Inn, Steamer Lane, and Lighthouse Point, and ends at Natural Bridges State Beach. West Cliff Drive is wheelchair accessible.


When traveling with dogs, one thing is certain. Poop happens. Luckily, there are 13 pet services in Santa Cruz, CA that can help you out with poop bags (or anything else you may need). You'll find information on the most popular pet stores, pet sitters, trainers, groomers, and other pet businesses in Santa Cruz, CA below.

Pet Friendly PetSmart Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz, CA
PetSmart is the #1 retailer of pet food and supplies in the United States, with more than 1000 stores across the country. In addition to pet food and supplies, you'll also find a Banfield Veterinary Clinic, PetsHotel/Doggie Daycare, grooming, training, and animal adoptions at this location.
Pet Friendly Who's Your Walkie? in Santa Cruz, CA
Who's Your Walkie? offers a fun and easy approach to giving back to our animal friends what they give to us. By not only having a professional animal lover come take your pet on a fun adventure filled with joy, exercise, and well deserved attention, but by also donating a percentage of our profits to a different animal charity every month. Although there are a lot of dog walkers to chose from, Who's Your Walkie goes beyond typical dog walking. They are licensed, bonded, insured, flexible and love what we do "fullheartedly".
Pet Friendly Bed and Biscuits Groomingdales in Santa Cruz, CA
At Bed and Biscuits Groomingdales you’ll find a spa staffed by a team of dedicated, industry trained professional pet stylists. They are committed to providing top quality grooming services to their fuzzy friends with a full range of grooming services for all breeds and types of grooms. Going on vacation? Going to work? Send your dog for a vacation too! There’s no place like home…, But, dogs (and their owners) say Bed and Biscuits Groomingdales is the next best thing. Their professional, knowledgeable staff knows how to give your dog a good time. Dogs love them so much they beg to stay with them (woof woof)…and not only come from Santa Cruz County but also from the Bay Area, Watsonville, Scotts Valley, Aptos, Soquel…and beyond.
Pet Friendly PetSmart Training in Santa Cruz, CA
PetSmart's accredited pet training instructors can help you achieve positive, consistent behavior from Fido. Classes are available for Puppies, Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced dogs. Click-A-Trick, Private Education, and Personal Training Camp may also be available. Visit your local PetSmart for more information on class times and prices.

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