Dog Boarding in Fairfax, Oakland

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight at your sitter's home.

1. Lovell & Lucas

Bay Area Dog Lovers

Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94708

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

8 repeat clients

"Lucas was great and provided such attentive care to Murray! Even with Murray's different quirks and needs, Lucas assured me that he would not have any issues... (more)"

2. Erica

Fun, loving home with a sweet pup!

Trestle Glen, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

41 repeat clients

"I am truly thrilled to have found Erica. From the moment I met her she was a true professional and clearly a dog lover. Leaving my little Bella for over a we... (more)"

3. Iryna

Reliable, caring and love animals!

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

17 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)"

4. Molly

Your dog will lounge with my pug!

Tuxedo, Oakland, CA, 94606

Dog Boarding

17 repeat clients

"Stella was happy and tired when she got home! Molly sent pictures and updates each day which made me feel better about leaving her. We'll definitely be back! (more)"

5. Nori

Big Yard to Play

Jefferson, Oakland, CA, 94601

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

9 repeat clients

"Booked last minute and she was able to accommodate. She sent me photos during my dog’s stay, which made the experience comfortable and easy knowing my dog wa... (more)"

6. Shakir

Responsible & Loving Home

Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

25 repeat clients

"Justi loved her stay with Indigo and family over the Christmas and New Years holiday! She was well-cared for, I received regular and frequent updates and pi... (more)"

7. Jessica

Dog lover with back yard

Maxwell Park, Oakland, CA, 94619

Dog Boarding

5 repeat clients

"Abners go to friend on rover. Abner appreciates their mutual love of all things ball and gives them a high walkability score. When Abner travels his first ch... (more)"

8. Julianne

We’d love to take you to the beach!

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

13 repeat clients

"Julianne was amazing!!! Responsive, attentive, and went out of her way to be in communication & share pictures during our pup's stay with her. He came back t... (more)"

9. Terrence

Dog Balancing Training and Hotel

Las Palmas, Oakland, CA, 94603

Dog Boarding

95 repeat clients

"Terry has a nice and unique set up for the dogs - a separate area that is clean, calm and thoughtfully structured. I felt confident that Buck was well cared ... (more)"

10. 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 is a great dog sitter. My dog absolutely loves it at her house, and it is obvious that he feels totally comfortable there. Sally is easy to talk to, ve... (more)"

11. Tom

Five stars daycare and boarding

alameda, CA, 94501

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

41 repeat clients

"Tom and his family were very accommodating with our schedule and very flexible. I really appreciated how understanding they were when an emergency caused us ... (more)"

12. Alec

I'll be their best friend!

Alameda, CA, 94501

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Amazing! Awesome! My scheduled surgery was moved up by three weeks with only 6 days' notice. - I was in a pinch to find someone to take care of Bella! Alec w... (more)"

13. Wilson

Dog Park Neighbors! Dimond District

Upper Dimond, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding

21 repeat clients

"Our 1 year old, JLo was well cared for by this wonderful family. It was very reassuring not to worry about her while we were away. Wilson is a great dog, a... (more)"

14. Suzanne

Large Garden, Airport Close

Eastmont Hills, Oakland, CA, 94605

Dog Boarding

29 repeat clients

"Our tiny dog with anxiety felt comfortable and happy. Normally she's a shaking mess at drop off and pick up from a kennel. She wasn't sure she wanted to come... (more)"

15. Phyllis

Dogs recognize me as a dog lover

Redwood Heights, Oakland, CA, 94619

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

14 repeat clients

"Our dog has never been away from family and this was her first time staying with a stranger. Phyllis went above and beyond to make her feel at home (cuddling... (more)"

16. Anna

Family looking to love your dog!

Upper Dimond, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

2 repeat clients

"Anna and her family were great with Rosie. They took her on hikes and to parks and did a great job of tiring her out. The kids are great with dogs, too! High... (more)"

17. Christopher

Dogs are my life, I love them!

Crestmont, Oakland, CA, 94619

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

"Christopher has been a dog owner and lover since a very young age. He has always been kind, caring and loving towards both his dog and our dog, who he has b... (more)"

18. 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)"

19. Rosario

Caring family that loves dogs

Allendale, Oakland, CA, 94619

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

6 repeat clients

"Rosario and her daughter was really great with my dog. My pet and the other dogs got along. Her daughter was playful with my pet. I was happy they took good ... (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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