5 Blocks from the beach on the Sunny Central California Coast

Santa Cruz, CA, US
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I have been retired for 8 years and have been taking advantage of the opportunity to travel the world. I've previously had dog-sitters who were primarily college students at the nearby University of California at Santa Cruz, but the

Home & location

Santa Cruz is a town on the central coast of California where the Redwoods meet the Pacific Ocean. My 2 bedroom/2.5 bathroom home is situated about 5 blocks from the beach and 2 miles from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Wharf. The

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  • High-speed WiFi
  • Family friendly
  • Beach
  • Mountains
  • City
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


Sophie is a sweet, elderly dog who requires a short walk in the morning and lots of love. She sleeps most of the day, but enjoys having people around to make her feel secure and safe. My yard is small and requires no care - the gardener

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  • Sophie

    16 years

Sitter feedback (4)


Colleen’s lovely Santa Cruz home was a great housesit experience! Sophie (15) was surprisingly spry when it came time for her walk (or treats!). Colleen left

Stayed · 04 Dec - 09 Dec 2019

We had a wonderful sit at Colleens place. She has a house very close to the sea in Santa Cruz. Sophie was a sweetheart. She is getting on in years, about 15

Stayed · 08 Sep - 06 Oct 2019

Colleen was a wonderful host. She left detailed instructions for her sweet pup. My kiddos enjoyed her as well, going on walks and playing with her toys

Stayed · 01 Aug - 11 Aug 2019

I had a relaxing time in Santa Cruz. Colleen has a nice home near the Beach, Boardwalk, Wharf, and Downtown. Sophie was easy to care for, but required a bit

Stayed · 05 Jan - 31 Jan 2019

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