Rent safe and private small dog parks hosted by locals in Gilroy, California

Sniffspot's private dog parks are the best way to exercise your dog. We have the best variety and the best priced dog parks anywhere!

Designed for private play.
Only the people and dogs in your booking are allowed in the spot during your visit.

Popular private small dog parks near Gilroy, California

The Ranch - 1 Acre Fully Fenced Private Dog Park In Gilroy | Sniffspot
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GilroyCalifornia95020
5.03
Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
The Ranch - 1 Acre Fully Fenced Private Dog Park In Gilroy
Fully Fenced
1 acre
5(3)
$45 dog / hour
Gilroy, CA
Litzy's Fun Fenced Yard For Doggies | Sniffspot
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GilroyCalifornia95020
Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
Litzy's Fun Fenced Yard For Doggies
Fully Fenced
0.02 acres
$40 dog / hour
Gilroy, CA
Almaden Area Private Dog Space | Sniffspot
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San JoseCalifornia95136
5.050
Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
Almaden Area Private Dog Space

**Closed from Feb 28-March 13, we have out of town guests visiting and our yard needs some recovery time** ***WARNING- PG&E has started replacing gas pipes our street. Streets, sidewalks and other areas including the entry gate are sometimes unpassable or really messy. On weekends, they have been refilling holes temporarily. It looks terrible but usually "ok". Please keep this in mind! We may have to cancel bookings as we never know from day to day. I will usually send you a message about the conditions and what to expect... if I see a booking. Private space on a quiet cul-de-sac. Huge back yard. Please note the price of booking for a dog includes 2 adults, any additional dog includes 1 additional adult at no extra charge. Please do not book spots to "HOLD" multiple times in a day. Guest who do this will be banned. We welcome dogs' birthday parties and dogs' play dates at our spot. If you would like to share the spot with friends, please select the correct number of additional adults in the EXTRAS. The maximum number of adults at our spot is 8. The maximum number of cars is 1 at this time. Please let me know and I'll clear driveway for the day. Great for large dogs and sectioned for smaller pups too! We currently have no dogs or other pets, nor children. This is our private home. The space is open most of the day between 830am-6pm (Daylight hours). Parking available in the driveway with easy entry into the back garden area. Digging is ok in the small fenced area to the right and water is available. Plenty of seating for humans. Host is usually on sight and works from home. Contact with host is optional. **Now offering 1/2 day care, full day care (limited) and overnight boarding. Message me for details. All day and night care is provided in-home...with breaks in my yard as well as neighborhood walking. Inquire via messaging.

Fully Fenced
0.11 acres
5(50)
$18 dog / hour
San Jose, CA
Private Dog Backyard In Downtown San Jose | Sniffspot
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San JoseCalifornia95112
5.03
Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
Private Dog Backyard In Downtown San Jose

Private 7’ fenced yard with turf. Large area for zoomies. We have a large rain/sun umbrella upon request.

Fully Fenced
0.11 acres
5(3)
$20 dog / hour
San Jose, CA
Rebecca's Private Dog Park In Hollister | Sniffspot
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HollisterCalifornia95023
5.02
Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
Rebecca's Private Dog Park In Hollister
Partially Fenced
20 acres
5(2)
$10 dog / hour
Hollister, CA
Maxie Water Park 🏖️Seasonal Close/ Private Dog Pool In San Jose | Sniffspot
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San JoseCalifornia95124
5.0151
Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
Maxie Water Park 🏖️Seasonal Close/ Private Dog Pool In San Jose

Seasonal close in winter. We will reopen in Spring 2024. See you then! Welcome to Maxie pool for private water play time! First pet pool in the area. The pool solar is on automatically during the day time and the water temperature largely depends on the weather conditions. As the weather becomes cooler recently the water temperature decreases. For your reference, on October 28 the water temperature is around 65 degrees F/ 18 degrees C. Based on the dog owners' feedback, the water temperature in October is cold for people but dogs are still having fun. We don’t recommend people swimming in the pool in October. The pool is chlorinated and professionally cleaned weekly. We provide S/M/L size dog life jackets (1 jacket for each size) and some pool toys. 2 guests come free with the 1st dog. Any additional dog includes 1 additional guest at no extra charge. If you have extra guests coming, please select the correct number of additional guests in the EXTRAS. Extra guest is $12/person/hour for the play & swimming session. Total 6 guests max, thank you! POOL RULES (please read) *Please note this is a private swimming session for your pets, please supervise your dog at all times, NO coach/lifeguard on site. *The east side of the pool is up to 9 ft deep. Pet & humans swim at their own risk. Children under 10 years old are not allowed for safety reason. The host is not responsible for any liability. *Dog owner and guests are welcome to enter the pool to help and support your dog swimming, but please note NO BATHROOM is provided. As this is mainly the dog pool, dogs constantly bring oils/dust/dirt to the pool. We clean after each visit and the filter system is on but there is a limit to how much the filter system can handle. Generally, the water is clearer in weekdays compared to weekends. *This is a quiet neighborhood, please respect our neighbors so no screaming/yelling/loud music/pool parties. *Dogs must be leashed when entering and exiting the pool area, only off-leash your dog once the pool gate is locked. *The pool area is fenced. Please make sure the pool fence is locked at all times. *Please note there are plants, trees & flowers, and areas with mulch, rocks & stones in the backyard. Please watch out for your dogs' activities at all times. The host is not liable for any injuries or damages that could happen to dogs and pet owners. *Please bring your own towels. No water hose/outlets/dryers available in the backyard and no shower facilities for dogs. *Pool is professionally cleaned by the pool cleaning company every Monday and there might be pool chemicals. *No dog treats/human food or glassware in the pool. *No use of the pool beside the registered guests. *No peeing/pooping in the pool. Please pay close attention to your dog and let me know asap if your dogs accidentally pee/poop in the pool. *Please note there are external security cameras on the side gate entrance and the backyard. Video footage is only accessed should there be security incidents.

Fully Fenced
0.11 acres
5(151)
$55 dog / hour
San Jose, CA

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Why rent private small dog parks in Gilroy, California?
FeaturesSniffspotPublic park
Designed for private play
Rentable by the hour
Off leash options
Very large and/or fully fenced options
Pricing$5 - $15 per dog per hourFree

What people say about small dog parks around Gilroy, California

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Kristina G.
May 2023
Great sniffspot! My dogs had such a great time and were so tired after our visit. There was a little kiddie pool, my dog loved to cool his paws off! Awesome host who made our visit very welcoming with a cute welcome note and fresh drinking water for the pups!
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Xiaoliang P.
May 2023
Very quiet, and beautiful place for visitors and their dogs! Spacious space for dogs to run and toys for dogs to chase. Well-maintained yard with beautiful flowers, we enjoyed this place too! Definitely would like to visit again!
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Hope S.
May 2023
This sniffspot was amazing!! My dogs LOVED sniffing all the smells and playing in the grass. Will absolutely come back again! Val is very nice and responsive! Thankful she shares her yard with our pups!
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Megan R.
May 2023
Val was a great host!! There was plenty of water available in water bowls and in two kiddie pools for the dogs to play in. The grass was perfectly manicured and green. There are plenty of areas for the dogs to explore and walk around in the yard. It’s a perfect spot for our larger/dog reactive fur babies to get out some energy off leash! There was even a sweet welcome drawing and some treats and toys available! Thank you for having us!!
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Janet K.
May 2023
We chose this spot because it was so beautiful it would be a treat for us as well as our dog. It did not disappoint. Val thought of everything we could possibly want or need for our dog. And our dog had room to really run for the first time since we rescued her almost 3 months ago. We all loved it.
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Isabelle T.
May 2023
Beautiful place with lots of room for dogs to run around. We brought our own agility equipment, and there was lots of space for it. Host had water and toys out for the dogs and gave clear instructions for finding the place. Would definitely come again!
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Desiree T.
May 2023
This spot is a gorgeous, secret oasis! So thankful Val and her family are sharing this beautiful paradise with us and our dogs. I hope they never move! Plus the amenities they provide like dog treats, toys, 2 kiddie pools, poop bags, hand sanitizer and more is beyond generous! We will definitely be coming back!
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Nicole H.
May 2023
A gorgeous, HUGE, flat grassy area for my dog to stretch her legs and a large stretch of tanbark nestled around shrubbery for her to sniff to her hearts content. Val even had dog treats, sunscreen and hand wipes ready for use! 10/10! We will certainly be returning!
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Marina S.
May 2023
Thank you so much for allowing us to enjoy your beautiful and well maintained backyard, it truly felt like a private park just for us. We all enjoyed our time very much, and absolutely would love to come back for more off-leash outdoor adventures. We absolutely loved what you had to offer and the amenities were perfect, we forgot treats but plenty were provided! Our dogs loved running on the expansive grass and roaming around the interesting plants around your yard. We definitely recommend this little park for enriching our reactive dog, and for our elder dog who enjoyed romping around and relaxing. Thank you so much for the memories on our dogs birthday weekend!
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John D.
May 2023
Beautiful place. Huge amount of space and lots of different types of areas to explore. I just need to bring a towel next time as my dog loves kiddie pools!
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Aubs U.
May 2023
Absolutely gorgeous property! One of my all-time favorite SniffSpots ever! Gracious and helpful host. The dogs ran, played, and were joyous 🤩
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Laurie T.
May 2023
My dog LOVES coming to this beautiful sniffspot and running ‘til he drops :). There is so much to explore, room to run and he enjoys splashing in the doggie pool. 5 stars!
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Deborah M.
May 2023
Such a beautiful spot! A fabulous place for our dog to run around on real grass. The host provides plenty of water and toys and even a kiddy pool to play in! We will be coming back!
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Ashley S.
May 2023
This property is beautiful, clean, spacious and perfect for dogs to run around and play! Our dog had the best time, we will definitely be back!
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Rebecca S.
May 2023
Awesome clean sniffspot! Val gave very detailed instructions ahead of time. Her yard was beautiful and very well kept. Our dogs had a blast. We look forward to visiting again soon.
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Madelyn B.
May 2023
This was our first ever SniffSpot visit! So kind of Val to let people use this AMAZING space. Huge, clean, nice grass!!! We will be back. Thanks again :)
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Corey N.
May 2023
Fantastic setting. Perfect for my 2 dogs. Large yard for the one who likes to run, and a nice surrounding space for the one who likes to forage. I felt they were both safe and sound when they managed to get out of my sight.
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Gabi N.
June 2023
Beautiful yard! There’s a lot of space for the doggos to run around. Our dog had the biggest smile on his face! There’s water, treats, poop bags, and a sanitation station to clean up!! Definitely worth it and will be coming back!!
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Eric R.
June 2023
We had a great time! Ample space to play catch, a small pool for our dog to dip/drink out of, and plenty of toys! Would absolutely recommend
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Christina T.
June 2023
Wonderful visit and received a lovely bracelet as a surprise gift from host I will treasure . Thank you so much💕
How do Gilroy's private small dog parks work?

Private rentals by the hour

Our hosts are locals that are renting their yards and private land to dog owners

Designed for private play

Only the people and dogs in your booking are allowed in the spot during your visit

Trust and safety first

Spots are designed for safety and both hosts and guests are reviewed after each visit

Reactive dogs welcome

Many of the spots we list are designed with sensitive dogs in mind

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FAQ about our Gilroy small dog parks

Are small dog parks safe?
While public dog parks have a number of safety issues, such as aggressive dogs, disease transmission and general cleanliness, Sniffspot dog parks are much safer than public dog parks. With Sniffspot all bookings are private for just you and dogs you bring with you and we require all dogs to be vaccinated (or have equivalent titers). All Sniffspot locations are vetted and reviewed by park users so you can find the perfect place for you and your dog. 93% of reviews on Sniffspot visits are 5 stars.
How can I find small dog parks in Gilroy?
There are 21 small dog parks in the Gilroy area. The most popular small dog park is . You can browse all of our small dog parks here.
How do I know if a small dog park works for my dog?
Start by applying basic filters, such as fencing and distractions, to find a dog park that works for your furry friends. If your dog doesn't respond to owner commands, you can visit one of our enclosed dog park areas. If your dog is reactive to other dogs, you can visit one of our small dog park sites where there are no dogs audible or visible nearby. You can see any park amenities provided, including a park bench, water for dogs or water features such as kiddie pool or water hose. If your dog loves water, you can go to a park with water features, but if they don't love water, you can avoid them. We also recommend reading reviews to check for park maintenance issues and reaching out to the host with any questions. And lastly, of course, check park hours. Many of our parks are open from dawn until dusk.
What are the requirements to bring my dog to a Sniffspot park?
We require that all dogs have basic vaccinations or equivalent titers. We do not allow dogs with a bite history. We require that owners sign our waiver and agree to follow our safety rules. We also require that pet owners follow safety protocols around water features.
Will there be other dogs at the Sniffspot park at the same time as me?
Sniffspot only allows one booking at a time and any host dogs are required to be kept away from the spot during visits. We also enforce 30 min time buffers between bookings.
How much do Sniffspot small dog parks cost?
Small dog parks in the Gilroy area range from $45.0 and $45.0. The least expensive small dog park is The Pawsome Dog Park. The most expensive small dog park is The Pawsome Dog Park. Each host sets their own price, so you can check the price on the specific Sniffspot dog park listing.
Can I have an event or party at a small dog park?
If you are planning an amazing small dog park party, each Sniffspot park has their own rules regarding special events. Many parks allow doggie birthday parties, training, water parties and other event types. Event organizers need to be responsible for their guests and event organizers should coordinate with the host regarding their fun party. Make sure the park has amenities you need for your party, such as a park with lots of picnic tables with park benches.

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