House Sitting in Fairfax, Oakland

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

1. Lara

Flexible, fun, reliable dog lover

Pill Hill, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"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)"

Available this weekend
2. Claire

FREE housesits! Dogs are my life!❤️

Upper Laurel, Oakland, CA, 94619

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

7 repeat clients

"Claire is a lovely human, and Precious and Moxie were thrilled to have her come and stay with them while we were out of town. Precious is a special needs pup... (more)"

3. Tiffany

I love being around dogs!

Piedmont, El Ceritto, CA, 94539

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Tiffany was responsive and flexible with any issues I needed for dog sitting Tripp! Will book again with her! (more)"

4. Laura

Keeping you and your dogs happy!

Merritt, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Dog Walking

32 repeat clients

"Laura was a fantastic sitter for my dog Bea and my cat Mowgli. She stayed at our apartment for the weekend and took great care of the animals. She sent updat... (more)"

5. Holly

Dog lover to care for your dog

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

"Holly is one of the most considerate and organized people I know. I've worked with her, been her friend, and I am a dog owner myself. She's great at communic... (more)"

6. Michelle

I'll cuddle for hours

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94606

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

1 repeat client

"Michelle was a lifesaver, coming through to watch Charlie last minute as I planned to leave town and two of my Charlie-sitters were unavailable last minute. ... (more)"

7. Julia

Pics Sent When You're Away!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Julia and her boyfriend took care of our two dogs for three nights while we were attending a wedding abroad. They were extremely friendly and professional. W... (more)"

8. Tobe

Dog Lover in the House!

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting

5 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)"

9. Maria

Animal lover.The right fit for you!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

16 repeat clients

"maria was really professional & pleasant to work with. she text me when she got to my place & after she dropped off my pup. will use her again! (more)"

10. Emily

I adore people, animals, and nature

Alameda, CA, 94501

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

1 repeat client

"Emily was a wonderful caretaker for our senior dog! She took excellent care of her while we were on vacation, and sent us photo updates. She was very loving ... (more)"

11. Julie

LOVES Dogs, Energetic, Patient...

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Julie was so loving with our dog Carlos, and we returned to a happy and healthy pup! Carlos is not always the easiest, but Julie handled him with grace and p... (more)"

12. Liam

I hella love dogs

Eastmont Hills, Oakland, CA, 94605

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"I wish I could give more than 5 stars! Liam and his partner Ari took such good care of our dogs. How do we know? When we walked in the door the dogs were ... (more)"

13. Brianna

Active and experienced dog lover!

Frick, Oakland, CA, 94605

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

"Brianna is amazing! She is a magic dog whisperer of some kind, she wrangled all three of our little dogs to perfection and left the house cleaner than she fo... (more)"

14. Adam

I love a smiling dog.

Ivy Hill, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Adam was great! He sent me updates on how bertie was and also sent me some beautiful pictures he had taken throughout the night on his camera! I would defini... (more)"

15. Maya

Fun, friendly, experienced petlover

Mills College, Oakland, CA, 94613

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"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)"

16. Brian

Home full-time - large fenced yard

Hawthorne, Oakland, CA, 94601

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

About: I love spending time with all animals, but especially dogs. I have one dog who loves having lots of doggy friends to play with. I can take your d... (more)

17. 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)"

18. Amber

Seeking Dog Buddies

Piedmont, Piedmont, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 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)"

19. Talia

Oakland-based, dependable pet lover

Upper Laurel, Oakland, CA, 94619

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

14 repeat clients

"Talia was so, so fantastic with my boy, Jed. I can't recommend her highly enough. She was super communicative throughout her stay, letting me know when she g... (more)"

20. Kalima

Animal Lover Ready for Dog Energy!

Patten, Oakland, CA, 94601

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"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)"

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