Dog Boarding near Santa Cruz, CA

There are 14+ dog families near Santa Cruz, CA looking to exchange dog boarding favors

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Meet your matches for a playdate to make sure the dogs get along. If all goes well, confirm the swap with them!

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Drop off your dog with the host family and get updates from them throughout your travels. Enjoy your vacation worry-free!

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Next time they need to travel, return the favor and host their pup at your home.

Loving families available for dog sitting

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Kero

Santa Cruz, CA

  Breed: Peruvian Inca Orchid

  Weight: 50 lbs

  Age: 2 years old

  Gender: Male

Hi friends! My name is Ina and my dog is Kero.

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Waffles

Santa Cruz, CA

  Breed: Norfolk Terrier

  Weight: 20 lbs

  Age: 3 years old

  Gender: Male

My name is Annie. I'm a 50 year old, single, santa cruz native. I live in an ADU with a fenced in yard on the west side. I recently adopted Waffles, a 2ish year old Norwich terrier. Waffles loves people and smaller dogs. Some big dogs make him nervous, others he's cool with. He's still adjusting to his new home and we are getting to know each other. He's sweet and social.

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Roxy

Santa Cruz, CA

  Breed: Labrador Retriever

  Weight: 65 lbs

  Age: Puppy (less than 1 year old)

  Gender: Female

Roxy is a happy English lab always up to play at the park or the beach.

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Like

Santa Cruz, CA

  Breed: Alaskan Klee Kai

  Weight: 20 lbs

  Age: 4 years old

  Gender: Male

Hi! I am Yulia. About 2 years in Santa Cruz now. Love it. Study and practice Somatic Psychology. Got Like about 4 years ago when he was 4 months old. Like has problem staying at home alone, so we are building some support system here. Would love new friends for both of us.

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Kirby

Santa Cruz, CA

  Breed: Poodle bichon

  Weight: 20 lbs

  Age: 3 years old

  Gender: Male

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Dingo

Santa Cruz, CA

  Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier

  Weight: 50 lbs

  Age: 3 years old

  Gender: Male

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Luna Marie

Santa Cruz, CA

  Breed: Golden Retriever

  Weight: 70 lbs

  Age: 7 years old

  Gender: Female

Hi there, I’m Ivy and my dog Luna loves walking to the beach, retrieving ball, swimming.

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Cookie Lyon

Santa Cruz, CA

  Breed: Italian Greyhound

  Weight: 15 lbs

  Age: 8 years old

  Gender: Female

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Brody

Santa Cruz, CA

  Breed: Miniature American Shepherd

  Weight: 30 lbs

  Age: Puppy (less than 1 year old)

  Gender: Male

I’m only 6 months old, and know not everybody loves puppies, but I love everybody, human or animal. My sister is a 2-year old cat who has never lived without a dog. We have a big fenced yard on 3 sides of the house and love visitors. No food nor toy aggression. We go to the beach every morning.

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Osa

Santa Cruz, CA

  Breed: Chesapeake Bay Retriever

  Weight: 60 lbs

  Age: 3 years old

  Gender: Female

Osa is my third generation Chesapeake retriever. She is an athletic swimmer and retriever. We often play off leash at the beaches and parks in Pleasure Point. Osa is a certified Pet Assisted Therapy dog. Great with all kids including toddlers.

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Sunny

Santa Cruz, CA

  Breed: Standard Poodle

  Weight: 55 lbs

  Age: 3 years old

  Gender: Male

Sunny was an owner surrender from a farm where he was left outside and slept on the dirt. Definitely a life upgrade for both of us. He’s loving and loyal and fun and quirky. He hasn’t shown any aggressiveness while walking or ever since I’ve had him, and he seems very interested to play but we don’t do dog parks and we’d love to have another dog to play with.

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Rosie

Santa Cruz, CA

  Breed: Mixed Breed

  Weight: 50 lbs

  Age: 6 years old

  Gender: Female

Rosie is a very sweet & full of energy

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Rosie

Santa Cruz, CA

  Breed: Siberian Husky

  Weight: 70 lbs

  Age: 6 years old

  Gender: Female

Rosie

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Coco

Santa Cruz, CA

  Breed: German Shepherd

  Weight: 60 lbs

  Age: 5 years old

  Gender: Male

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