Dog Boarding in Lake Merritt, Oakland

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

1. Dina

A loving home environment :)

Upper Rockridge, oakland, CA, 94618

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

84 repeat clients

"Comique had a wonderful stay at Dina's. She got to play with other dogs, had a bath and face trim, and was very happy when we picked her up. A stay at a do... (more)"

2. Indigo & Shakir

Responsible & Loving Home

Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

14 repeat clients

"Indigo and Shakir are AWESOME! They made our dog feel comfortable, gave him lots of attention, and went over and beyond to make sure he was exercised and lov... (more)"

3. Ruthy

Dog lover wants to pamper your pet.

South Prescott, oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

31 repeat clients

"Ruthy was super responsive and sent us lots of photos and videos, which we loved! It was great to receive so many doses of the doggies while we were away. ... (more)"

4. Iryna

Reliable, caring and love animals!

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

3 repeat clients

"Iryna is such an amazing person. She was great to our Dog Bella. I was skeptical about my dog staying with anyone as she has never been boarded and stayed aw... (more)"

5. Mikaela

Outgoing, loving, playful, snuggly

Ivy Hill, Oakland, CA, 94610

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

1 repeat client

"Mikaela took wonderful care of toots we're happy to have used her (more)"

6. Paige

They call me Shiba for a reason!

Berkeley , CA, 94703

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Second dog sitting experience with Paige and I can't say enough good things! My pup was so happy to be with Paige the last time, that when I dropped him off ... (more)"

7. Erica

Fun, loving home w/ a playful pup!

Trestle Glen, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

19 repeat clients

"Erica took care of my small, elderly dog last week. Sparky loved her, and she was very easy to work with. Scheduling drop off and pick up was easy, communica... (more)"

8. Jade

Small Dog Enthusiast

Saint Elizabeth, Oakland, CA, 94601

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

About: I have always had treasured pet(s) since I was a child. I have extensive experience in providing excellent care to animals. My love of animals is a... (more)

9. Saki

Dog and cat lover

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94610

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Saki was very responsible taking care of my dog! She sent me pictures everyday and let me knw how he was doing. She also spent a lot of time with him which I... (more)"

10. Molly

Your dog will play with my pug!

Tuxedo, Oakland, CA, 94606

Dog Boarding

10 repeat clients

"Wonderful stay! Molly made my pooch's stay extra comfortable. Her communication is great. I have total confidence in her experience and care. Thank yo... (more)"

11. Nikki

Wanted: Dogs that love cuddles!

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94610

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

1 repeat client

"Lucy had a wonderful stay with Nikki! Lucy was loved, snuggled, and safe, and I was able to enjoy my trip without any worries. I appreciated Nikki's flexibil... (more)"

12. Tobi

Work-from-home animal lovers

Fairview Park, Oakland, CA, 94618

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

2 repeat clients

"Tobi and Ling are an amazing couple who took wonderful care of our boy Riggins while we were on a week-long vacation. From the moment we meet them we knew he... (more)"

13. Dan

Your dog's new best friend

Longfellow, Oakland, CA, 94608

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

15 repeat clients

"Dan was great. Easy to coordinate with, responsive to messages and most important great with Scooter. I'll definitely reach out to Dan next time I'm out of t... (more)"

Available this weekend
14. Bruno

Kind and patient dog lover

Piedmont, Piedmont , CA, 94611

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"I've known Bruno for 30 years! He is kind, considerate and responsible. He relates to humans and animals as thoughtfully. I recommend Bruno as a dog caregiv... (more)"

15. Sara

Best Dog Auntie Ever!

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94606

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"I couldn't possibly recommend Sara highly enough. Every time Sara took care of my Tallulah, I knew she was in great hands—lots of play time/attention, great ... (more)"

16. Alexandra

Oakland Doggy Paradise

Santa Fe, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

"I just used Alexandra's services for the first time. She and her boyfriend, also Alex, partnered very well to take care of my little big girl, Sweetie. I was... (more)"

Available this weekend
17. Tiffany

Dog lover, Bark Ave employee

San Pablo Gateway, Oakland, CA, 94612

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

2 repeat clients

"Tiffany's care and attention to detail with our dogs was immediately noticeable. She is a natural care taker and committed to making your dogs happy and comf... (more)"

Available this weekend
18. Nancy

Sweet Animal Loving Family

Hoover-Foster, Oakland, CA, 94608

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

2 repeat clients

"Nancy was a wonderful sitter for my two dogs. Her sweet family spent a lot of time with them, and I could tell they are big dog lovers. She sent me awesome p... (more)"

19. Kara

I want to hang with your pup!

Old City-Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"We have known Kara for over 10 years. She is a wonderful friend and an even better pet-sitter. :) She is both professional and compassionate. She has watched... (more)"

20. Marijane

Beautiful Oakland Hills Home

Crocker Highland, Oakland, CA, 94610

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

11 repeat clients

"Nebula had a blast staying with Marijane! Very dog-friendly home environment and I felt completely comfortable leaving Nebula with Marijane and her mother wh... (more)"

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When it comes to pet care and dog boarding, pet owners in Lake Merritt, Oakland, CA trust their pets with sitters on Rover.com. Over 99 pet owners have reviewed dog sitters in Oakland, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. Dog boarding doesn't have to be expensive. In fact, it's probably a lot more affordable than you think. You'll quickly find that there's a dog sitter on Rover for just about every price range and lifestyle. Wondering how much you might expect to pay for a dog sitter and pet care on Rover? Check out our average dog boarding rates to get an idea before you begin a conversation with a sitter who seems like a great match.

As dog lovers, we understand how difficult it can be to leave your dog when you have to head out of town. Luckily, you can find the perfect Lake Merritt dog sitter in seconds on Rover.com. If you're looking for dog boarding while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a dog sitter in Lake Merritt, Oakland, CA who meets your and your dog's needs. We manually review and approve every profile on our site, and we offer tools to help you make the right decision for your dog, including background checks and community reviews. We also offer educational opportunities and extra safety tools, such as the Protection Package. And we always recommend an in-person Meet & Greet so you can see that your sitter is the perfect fit for your dog. Rover is proud to be the nation's largest network of dog lovers for hire, and that includes offering pet boarding in Lake Merritt.

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