House Sitting in Downtown, Oakland

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight in your home.

1. Amy

Run - Walk - Play!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"I wish I could give Amy 10 stars! She is awesome! Amy not only took excellent care of my (sometimes challenging) dogs, but she saved my Christmas! I had a... (more)"

2. Laurin

Everything You Need Under One Woof!

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

5 repeat clients

"Laurin was amazing with Tripp! She took him on adventures and gave me daily updates! She also kept my house tidy while i was away. I'll definitely book with ... (more)"

3. Danielle

Dog lover with years of experience!

Longfellow, oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Danielle was wonderful! She was nice enough to meet for coffee prior to her overnight stays at our apartment. She sent lots of photos of our cat and dog whil... (more)"

4. Naomi

Your Dog's Other Best Friend

Temescal, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

15 repeat clients

"I cannot say enough good things about Naomi!!! I booked her last minute due to an out of state family emergency. She was extremely flexible and easy to wo... (more)"

5. Heather

I'll jog with your dog

Northgate, Oakland, CA, 94612

House Sitting

1 repeat client

"Heather was great! She gave multiple updates with photos throughout the stay. Sweet, kind, and attentive. Definitely recommend her! (more)"

6. Adam

I love a smiling dog.

Ivy Hill, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Fantastic dog and house sitter. Came home to two happy dogs and a perfectly kept house. Adam thanks for keeping in touch throughout the trip as well! (more)"

7. Katherine

I love walking and being outside!

Mosswood, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Katherine was the BEST! She house sat Wiley, my 2 year old pit bull, for several days while I was away. She kept me updated with texts and photos of Wiley. K... (more)"

8. Lara

Flexible, fun, reliable dog lover

Pill Hill, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Lara waa such a great treat for both Bear and I! Leaving my Bear with a complete stranger in my home is always a little unsettling at first but Lara's proa... (more)"

9. Dana

Energetic yet patient-always loving

Clawson, Oakland, CA, 94608

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Dana has been a trusted friend and pet sitter for years. She is one of the only people I feel comfortable caring for my animals. She is attentive, loving, an... (more)"

10. Arthur

Personalized Pet Care with Love <3

Mosswood, Oakland, CA, 94609

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

39 repeat clients

"Arthur was SO FANTASTIC with Jed while we were away. It was so clear how much he loves dogs, and he so exceeded our expectations in terms of spending tons of... (more)"

11. Lisa

Let me love on your babes!

Chinatown, Oakland, CA, 94607

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

17 repeat clients

"We were so lucky that Lisa was available to sit for us and provide companionship for Dumpling on such short notice this past weekend. Her love of all creatur... (more)"

12. Laura

Keeping you and your dogs happy!

Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Dog Walking

36 repeat clients

"Laura is fantastic! She took great care of both of my dogs and of my house, too. I am always a bit apprehensive about leaving my 15-year-old dog with anybo... (more)"

13. Emily

Dogs are a girl's best friend

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emily has walked my dog Rubeus many times and I cannot speak highly enough of her control and compassion. Rubeus is an almost 2 year old Great Pyrenees and ... (more)"

14. NP P. & Andre

Dog Family in SF/Bay!

Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

18 repeat clients

"Our vacation was made 10x better knowing our dog and home were in such good hands. We received lots of updates on Vader, our dog, with adorable photos as he ... (more)"

Confirmed President's Day Availability
15. Cole

Lots of TLC and fun

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Cole was amazing from start to finish! He and Beanie totally hit it off; he checked in with me before, during, and after my trip; my house is spotless; and m... (more)"

16. Jonni

Enthusiastic dog loving person!

Longfellow, Emeryville, CA, 94604

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"She handles dogs very well! She plays ball, cuddles, and walks our dogs. She is very responsible and super reliable. We are big fans of Jonni! (more)"

17. Katherine

Ready to walk or run with your dog!

Temescal, Oakland, CA, 94609

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katherine is an extremely competent and patient person, especially when it comes to caring for animals. She has spent several days catsitting for me, and I'v... (more)"

18. Heidi

Exercise AND training!

Adams Point, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Heidi’s full time job should be dog sitting, but instead she’s a cool girl who owns her own business and her own dog and does dog sitting JUST FOR THE JOY OF... (more)"

19. Zakiya

I promise your dog will love me

Prescott, Oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Zakiya did an amazing job dog sitting my two dogs and cat while I was away on a mini vacation for the weekend. She even made sure my house was kept neat and ... (more)"

20. Noel

I love needy dogs

Temescal, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Noel was amazing with my pups. I can tell she loves her job and cares for my pups just as much as I do which is important to me! I have a very shy Labrador ... (more)"

Pet parents in Downtown Oakland, CA love dog sitters on Rover.com. 99 owners have reviewed sitters in Oakland, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating, and 92% of pet parents live within a short drive of a dog sitter on Rover. That means Rover is the perfect place to go when you're search for loving, safe care for your best friend. Wondering how much you can expect to pay for a day on Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

Rover offers the perfect alternative to dog kennels. The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your dog and your home, turn to Rover for your Downtown Oakland house sitting needs. On Rover, it's easy to find a loving dog sitter in Downtown Oakland, CA who'll give your dog one-on-one attention while you're away, and your dog can enjoy a sweet staycation, right at home. Search from hundreds of trusted Downtown house sitters near you, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your dog. We know it can be tough to leave your pet, which is why we encourage every pet parent and sitter to have a Meet & Greet before booking the stay. Then, when you're ready, book and pay for your dog's stay all through Rover: it's easy, safe, and cashless. You get free premium insurance, a team of safety experts available 24/7, and cute photo updates throughout the stay. It's the easiest way to find trustworthy house sitters in Downtown Oakland, CA for your dog: people who'll treat him like family.

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