House Sitting in Fairfax, Oakland

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

1. Andrea

Your dog's new best friend

Millsmont, Oakland, CA, 94605

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Andrea is a great dog-sitter. We checked in with each other over the course of me being away and her staying with Targa and I received pictures and lots of ... (more)"

2. Julianne

Senior dogs to the front! :)

Upper Laurel, Oakland, CA, 94602

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

"Julianne is a wonderful pet care giver. She adopted a pet from me 3 years ago and has been a superb dog "parent." She has also cared for my other dogs. She i... (more)"

3. Naomi

Your Dog's Other Best Friend

Temescal, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 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)"

4. Liam

I hella love dogs

Eastmont Hills, Oakland, CA, 94605

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Liam was great. He was on time as we had an early morning departure. Molly seems well cared for. The hose was left in perfect order. Thank you Liam. (more)"

5. Amelia

Total Animal Lover

Highland Terrace, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amelia is wonderful! Batman had a lovely time and our house looked great when we returned. We loved her communication and will look forward to working with h... (more)"

6. Kevin

Experienced and loving dog handler

Toler Heights, Oakland, CA, 94605

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kevin did a wonderful job, even though our dog was unexpectedly sick. He handled instructions for illness flawlessly. We will definitely hire him again. (more)"

7. Diane

I will love and care for your dog

Oakland Ave-Harrison St, Oakland, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"There is no one I personally know that loves animals more than Diane. She is sweet, nurturing and caring to them just as she is to us humans. She will rescue... (more)"

8. Michelle

I'll cuddle for hours

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94606

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

"Michelle is at once enthusiastic and responsible. She adores and has walked both large and small dogs. She is familiar with many types of dogs, but doesn't t... (more)"

9. Kalima

Animal Lover Ready for Dog Energy!

Patten, Oakland, CA, 94601

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Charlie loved hanging with Kalima! I came home to a happy and tired pup which is the best experience when you have to leave your dog behind. Kalima gave plen... (more)"

10. Tobe

Dog Lover in the House!

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting

4 repeat clients

"Tobe was the most wonderful host we've ever had for our dogs! She was extra communicative with updates and pictures. Our dogs looked incredibly happy with he... (more)"

11. Emily

I adore people, animals, and nature

Alameda, CA, 94501

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

1 repeat client

"Emily is a great aunt to our 10-year old Chihuahua, we know when we leave her with Emily that she will be walked regularly, cared for and even spoiled! She i... (more)"

12. Honey

=) to provide affection & exercise!

Peralta-Hacienda, Oakland, CA, 94601

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Honey was great!! Our boys loved her and were happy and healthy upon our return! (more)"

13. Cecilia

Running with a dog > running alone

Oakmore, Oakland, CA, 94602

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

3 repeat clients

"Cecilia is a perfect puppy-sitter. When she left you could see my puppy was really sad to see her go - ir looked like she was saying goodbye to a best friend! (more)"

14. Laura

Keeping you and your dogs happy!

Merritt, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting

31 repeat clients

"Laura was responsive and accepting to all of my requests. She sent pictures daily of their walks and trips to the dog parks. I had a really bad stay prior to... (more)"

15. Maria

Animal lover.The right fit for you!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

16 repeat clients

"Maria did an excellent job with our 2 dogs! One dog developed a behavior problem because we left without her. Maria was great at dealing with that includin... (more)"

16. Theresa

Loves dogs more than dogs love life

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Theresa was on time and great to work with as she was on 2 previous "sits". Dog is happy. Theresa gives great feedback during the stay also! (more)"

17. Amber

Seeking Dog Buddies

Piedmont, Piedmont, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Amber was wonderful with Bailey. I was visiting Chicago with Bailey from Texas and need someone to watch him. Bailey immediately went to her and loved her!... (more)"

18. Kim

Smart, fun and energetic.

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"We booked house sitting with Kim last minute for July 4th weekend. We were a little worried at first, never having used Rover before, but Kim was super respo... (more)"

19. Kim

A punchy, energetic animal lover

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

About: I have had very positive experiences caring for my neighbors dog, taking him on walks and doing some positive-reinforcement training with him. Teac... (more)

20. Maya

Fun, friendly, experienced petlover

Mills College, Oakland, CA, 94613

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Maya has watched and walked my dogs multiple times, and holds the distinction of being the only dog-sitter to successfully watch them without letting them ou... (more)"

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Dog owners in Fairfax, Oakland, CA love booking house sitting with sitters on Rover.com. Over 21 pet owners have reviewed house sitters in Fairfax, Oakland, giving them an average rating of 4.8/5 stars. Booking house sitting can be super affordable, no matter where you live. Trust us, we think you'll be pleasantly surprised. Curious what it might cost to book house sitting with Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before reaching out and starting a conversation with a house sitter near you in Fairfax.

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 Fairfax, Oakland house sitting needs. On Rover, it's easy to find a loving dog sitter in Fairfax, 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 Fairfax 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 Fairfax, Oakland, CA for your dog: people who'll treat him like family.

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