Dog Boarding in Fairfax, Oakland

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1. Rainey

Sunshine, Walks & Love with Rainey

Redwood Heights, Oakland, CA, 94619

Dog Boarding

4 repeat clients

"Rainey is fabulous. She is really responsive, sends tons of photo updates via text, was available for a meet and greet at her house before my dog's stay, and... (more)"

2. Kaileen

Full time dog lover!

Hoover-Foster, Oakland, CA, 94609

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

2 repeat clients

"Kaileen was absolutely amazing. I had originally left Jayden with a different sitter while I was out of town but he got into a fight with another dog the oth... (more)"

3. Geraldine

Lots of love&fun in Redwood Heights

Redwood Heights, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding

2 repeat clients

"Geraldine is wonderful! A true animal lover, she is knowledgeable, patient, and caring. Her home is a doggie paradise, so much so that I was afraid Cooper wo... (more)"

4. Emily

Lots of hiking and dog parks!

Downtown, Oakland, CA, 94612

Dog Boarding

2 repeat clients

"May loves staying with Emily so much she didn't want to come home with me when I came to pick her up. She keeps her busy and well loved with snuggles and tre... (more)"

5. Shakir

Responsible & Loving Home

Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

24 repeat clients

"We've been trying to book Indigo & Shakir to watch Holly for almost a year now... timing never worked out! Finally, we got lucky and was able to book them ba... (more)"

6. Sally

Ready to spoil your pet

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

11 repeat clients

"Sally was wonderful with my furry monster. I can tell Dustin was very comfortable and happy to have spent time with Sally. I hope she will welcome my furry m... (more)"

7. Erica

Fun, loving home with a sweet pup!

Trestle Glen, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

37 repeat clients

"Erica was great! She sent us pictures of Ginger so we wouldn't worry about her, and she took great care of Ginger. We wouldn't hesitate having her care for G... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
8. Judy

Sweet home for dog boarding/daycare

Alameda, CA, 94502

Dog Boarding

2 repeat clients

"Judy took excellent care of Diego, my pup. He took to her immediately, even though this was his first time staying with her. She provided regular updates an... (more)"

9. Suzanne

Large garden and lots of love

Eastmont Hills, Oakland, CA, 94605

Dog Boarding

27 repeat clients

"Suzanne is now my go-to person for when I go out of town and need a dog sitter. Alma has some trust issues as she previously was a street dog, but Suzanne w... (more)"

10. Tom

Five stars daycare and boarding

alameda, CA, 94501

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

31 repeat clients

"Holly stayed with Tom and his family for 3 days and she seemed to have a great time. She was super excited to see us when we came to pick her up but I could ... (more)"

11. Brandon

Most flexible Canine Caregiver

Upper Laurel, Oakland, CA, 94619

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

6 repeat clients

"Brandon was excellent with my dog. I would recommend him in a heart beat. When we saw Brandon a second time to watch our dog she went right to him as if they... (more)"

12. Laura

Spacious Fenced yard & Loving Home

Redwood Heights, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

1 repeat client

"Laura is fantastic and our dog Olive clearly had a great time with her. Laura was easy to communicate with, and we felt super comfortable leaving Olive in he... (more)"

13. Iryna

Reliable, caring and love animals!

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

15 repeat clients

"Excellent, excellent, excellent. Irene did an amazing job. Decoy came home happy and so well taken care of. We got daily pictures and updates of how he wa... (more)"

14. Brianna

A true understanding of dogs

Toler Heights, Oakland, CA, 94605

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

16 repeat clients

"Brianna has been frank and honest in all our communications. She was able to bond with Lexi immediately, and my normally anti-social rescue dog has found fri... (more)"

15. Jessica

Dog lover with back yard

Maxwell Park, Oakland, CA, 94619

Dog Boarding

4 repeat clients

"Jessica was great with Abner. He enjoyed his time there. Jessica knows the ins & outs of how to properly care and manage your dog. Her knowledge on how to de... (more)"

16. Erika

You’re In Good Loving Paws

Alameda, CA, 94501

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

1 repeat client

"Erika is the BEST! My little buddy Francisco loves spending weekends with her and Sweet Pea. Erika has a very kind heart, and it is obvious that she is an an... (more)"

17. Anna

Family looking to love your dog!

Upper Dimond, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

2 repeat clients

"Anna and her family were wonderful with Renna. Their back yard was great for Renna to run around in and between the children and all the walks/hikes, Renna w... (more)"

18. Maria

Nurturing dog care !

Dimond, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

27 repeat clients

"Gia had a great time staying with Maria. We received daily updates with photos and videos. When I picked Gia up, Maria gave us a report card of how Gia did. ... (more)"

19. Phyllis

Dogs recognize me as a dog lover

Redwood Heights, Oakland, CA, 94619

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

13 repeat clients

"Phyllis was wonderful, and has a fantastic yard for dogs to roam around in. My dog had a great visit and clearly felt comfortable and happy with Phyllis and... (more)"

20. Crystal

Tinder Love and Pet Care

Fremont, Oakland, CA, 94601

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

"Crystal was amazing and so accommodating. We needed to leave our dogs with her in the early am and she allowed us to bring them over before she went to work.... (more)"

Pet parents turn to sitters on Rover.com when they're looking for overnight boarding for their dog. 21 owners have reviewed sitters in Fairfax, Oakland, CA, giving them an average rating of 4.8/5. Since 92% of pet owners live within a short drive of a sitter on Rover, it's easy to find the perfect dog sitter near you. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating. Wondering how much you can expect to pay on Rover.com? Check out our average dog boarding rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a dog sitter. Exchange messages from your sitter's profile, ask to schedule a free in-person Meet & Greet, and book and pay on Rover. You'll receive adorable photo updates, premium insurance, and world-class support.

Rover.com offers the perfect alternative to dog kennels and traditional dog sitting. The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your dog, turn to Rover for your dog boarding needs. It's easy to find a loving Fairfax dog sitter on Rover who'll give your dog one-on-one attention while you're away, and your dog can enjoy a sweet staycation, right at their sitter's home. Search from hundreds of dog sitters in Fairfax, Oakland, CA, 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. With Rover, pet boarding is guilt-free, cashless, and convenient. That way, you can hit the road happy knowing your dog's in loving hands while you're away.

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