Rent safe and private dog water parks hosted by locals in San Diego, 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 dog water parks near San Diego, California

Shaun's Private Dog Park In Lakeside | Sniffspot
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Sniffspotsupport@sniffspot.comUnited States
David AdamsFounder
Shaun's Private Dog Park In Lakeside
Fully Fenced
0.6 acres
$10 dog / hour
Lakeside, CA

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Why rent private dog water parks in San Diego, 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 dog water parks around San Diego, California

Marie M.
March 2022
Such an awesome backyard! My dog loved that he could get in the pool. Nice, private fenced in yard in a lovely neighborhood. Would definitely come again.
Kim U.
March 2022
Letting my new rescue Molly enjoy an hour in a backyard all to herself was magical. It is a lovely yard; enough room for some zoomies, to play fetch, and enjoy the cool breeze at sunset. I am so grateful there are people who open their yards up so other pups can have this experience. A huge thank you to our host!
Jeannie S.
March 2022
Perfect spot for our pup to run around, get her energy out and explore. Our dog is afraid of water so it was good for her to have a positive Interaction with a pool, even though we didn’t use it, it still helped show her water isn’t scary!
Sabrina C.
March 2022
It was great! There were no bowls for water and as a firs TV time user I highly recommend bringing your own!
Tamara G.
January 2022
Our first time. I have a dog reactive GSD. And I live in a condo. He is always on leash. This was a nice Option for him to have some Independence and patrol the perimeter in a safe environment. Very nice and clean space. We will be back. Thanks Jordan!
Yanina M.
October 2023
Tony and Kim are such great hosts!! There was actually an error with Tony’s app and he didn’t know I was coming but he still let us use his yard and even sent us home with some homegrown tomatoes!!! The yard is very nice and fully secure. His two dogs are very sweet and got along with the pups I brought over as well
Nicole V.
June 2022
The spot was perfect! Lots of grass, minimal to no dirt. There is a large tree which provided ample shade from the midday sun. There was a table we sat at. We had brought water, but the host had left the hose out if we needed it. We had a great time and would 10/10 come back.
Reilly W.
June 2022
Very nice and shaded yard :) My only issue would be that there is a public playground next door and the fence is see-through. Luckily no one was there while we were there but having a reactive dog I know that would not go over well if there were. Thanks!
Stephanie S.
June 2022
What a great yard! Easy to find, nice and shady and super secure! Lots of room to play fetch or sit in the shade! Great location will return!
Melissa V.
June 2022
Nice, big clean yard. East to find. Parking was easy. Owners were friendly. My dog was a bit distracted/focused on the kids playing next door but it was NBD. Good stimulation as long as you’re dog isn’t kid phobic.
Ailyn S.
June 2022
This is a great spot to bring you dogs to. There’s a lot of room for both my dogs to run around and it’s well kept. Would definitely recommend.
Megen B.
June 2022
It was the perfect spot for our dog, she enjoyed having space to play fetch and frisbee without other dogs being present. It was easy to find and they were very quick / helpful with letting us in.
Lisa L.
June 2022
We really enjoyed our time at this location. I’m so happy there is finally a sniffspot so much closer to our home. There’s a lot of shade which we loved! The only thing I’d bring up is that one of my dog’s is reactive and there is a gated fenced that outlooks a park. It looked like a private park for residents only which is good and no one was there so that was nice but I did have to keep an eye out to make sure no dogs showed up to that park. Other than that, everything was great! The host was very nice and helpful when needed. We will definitely be back again!!
jessica B.
July 2022
We love Sonia’s sniff spot! The yard is spacious and has plenty of shade for the pups. This was our second time and we will definitely be back.
Barbara S.
July 2022
Nice spot. All grass. Dog water dishes, water hose, outdoor chair and shady trees. Lovely little children’s park next door. Fully fenced. Street parking available. I will definitely return with my doggy.
Adrea M.
July 2022
We had a great time! Easy to find, great location, and Sonia is SUPER responsive. We will be back verrrry soon :)
Katherine T.
July 2022
Decent sized yard, with lush green grass and plenty of shade to relax in while your dog plays! We don’t have any grass on our small patio, so my dog loved just relaxing outside on a warm day. We will definitely come back with a dog friend to encourage more play, but it was great to have a yard to hang out in for awhile.
Stephanie S.
July 2022
Awesome space!! My dogs loved it. Only thing to be aware of is the kids in the adjacent park. My dogs are reactive so they barked quite a bit but the fencing is secure so it was all good. 10/10
Melissa D.
July 2022
Sonia’s yard was fantastic and the family was so lovely and welcoming! Bear had the best time romping around and lounging in the shade. The yard was a great size and so clean. I didn’t have to worry about Bear getting into anything or messing anything up lol. I will definitely become a regular at Sonia’s :)
Marina M.
July 2022
Our older pup was more interesting in sniffing about and watching some birds over all his toys we brought tp play with but he is an old man and it was still so nice to be able to let him explore freely. They kindly left out water and the yard was nicely kept. :)
How do San Diego's private dog water 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 San Diego dog water parks

Are dog water 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 guests so you can find the perfect place for you and your dog. 93% of reviews on Sniffspot visits are 5 stars.
If you are worried about whether you can have an enjoyable water experience, just know that it is possible to have peace of mind when visiting dog waterparks by following basic safety guidelines. Some great ways to stay safe around water with your dog include learning canine CPR and keep an eye on your dog at all times to ensure they are not distressed. You can learn more about safety around water here.
How can I find the best dog water parks in San Diego?
There are 9 dog water parks in the San Diego area. The most popular dog water park is Release The Leash!. You can browse all of our dog water parks here.
How do I know if a dog water park works for my dog?
Start by applying basic filters, such as fencing and distractions, to find a dog park that works for your dog. If your dog doesn't have good recall, you can visit one of our fully fenced dog water parks. If your dog is reactive to other dogs, you can visit one of our dog water parks where there are no dogs audible or visible nearby. Make sure to review the amenities of the spot to see what kind of water features are offered to make sure it works for your dog. If your dog is not a strong swimmer, then perhaps choose a dog water park with tamer water features rather than a river or beach, for instance. We also recommend reading reviews and reaching out to the host with any questions, and of course, checking water park hours.
What are the requirements to bring my dog to a Sniffspot water park?
We require that all dogs have basic vaccinations or equivalent titers. We do not allow dogs with a bite history. We require that guests sign our waiver and agree to follow our safety rules. Additionally, we recommend following our water safety guidelines.
Will there be other dogs at the Sniffspot water 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 dog water parks cost?
Dog water parks in the San Diego area range from $15.0 and $15.0. The least expensive dog water park is Release The Leash!. The most expensive dog water park is Release The Leash!. 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 dog water park?
If you are planning an amazing dog water park party, each Sniffspot water park has their own rules regarding special events. Many water parks allow doggie birthday parties, training 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.
What are the coolest doggie water features available?
Sniffspot dog water parks can have a variety of features, everything from swimming pools to rivers to beaches to hoses and kiddie pools. If you are dreaming of a curtain of water, water tunnels, a ball pit pool, water slide ball pits, splash pools or other cool features, you can definitely find amazing features at Sniffspot dog water parks. Each water park is different, so check the details of the park to find the incredible dog water park of your dreams.

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