Dog Friendly Santa Cruz, CA

Santa Cruz is pet friendly! If you need help deciding where to stay, play, or eat with Fido, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s the scoop on our favorite pet friendly hotels, dog friendly activities, and restaurants that allow dogs in Santa Cruz.

Places to Stay with Your Dog

Hilton Santa Cruz Scotts Valley

Hilton Santa Cruz Scotts Valley welcomes two dogs up to 75 lbs for an additional fee of $100 per pet, per stay. Only rooms on the 4th floor are pet friendly.… Full pet policy & more

Oceanfront Santa Cruz Beach House

This 4-bedroom vacation rental in Santa Cruz allows dogs of any size for a fee of $75 per pet, per stay. Cats may also be allowed by request. Full pet policy & more

Ocean Echo Inn and Beach Cottages

Ocean Echo Inn and Beach Cottages accepts two dogs up to 50 lbs for an additional fee of $50 per pet, per night. Rooms that allow dogs are labeled 'Pet… Full pet policy & more

Beach RV Park Santa Cruz

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… Full pet policy & more
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Places to Eat with Your Dog

Things to Do with Your Dog

University Terrace Dog Run

Dogs are allowed to play off-leash in a designated area of this park near Medar Street and Nobel Drive.

Seabright Beach

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. Full details & more

West Cliff Drive

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… Full details & more

Acrylic Pour Painting

'Acrylic Pour Painting' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Anastasiya. In this class, you will explore the fun and very addicting technique… Full details & more
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Pet Services

PetSmart Santa Cruz

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… Full details & more

Who's Your Walkie?

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… Full details & more

Bed and Biscuits Groomingdales

Bed and Biscuits Groomingdales for dogs and cats. They offer grooming, doggie daycare, boarding, VIP Suites cageless boarding, training and a… Full details & more

PetSmart Grooming

Every dog and cat, regardless of size, breed, age or coat type, needs to be groomed on a regular basis. The caring professionals at PetSmart Grooming… Full details & more

PetSmart Training

PetSmart's accredited pet training instructors can help you achieve positive, consistent behavior from Fido. Classes are available for Puppies,… Full details & more
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Traveler Photos

We dug up 34 pictures of dogs in Santa Cruz.

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