Dog Boarding in Lake Merritt, Oakland

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

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1. Chandler Verified Background Check

Here to keep your house potty free!

Clinton, Oakland, CA, 94606

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

"Chandler was super flexible and accommodating for our Kona pup! It’s obvious she’s great with dogs and making sure they get plenty of cuddles while you’re aw... (more)"

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2. Haley Verified Background Check

Dog loving home close to dog park!

South Prescott, Oakland, CA, 94607

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"So happy to have found Haley and her roommate Kathy. They took such great care of Charlie and had a lovely space with plenty of room for Charlie to explore. ... (more)"

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3. Jill Verified Enhanced Background Check

Your Dog May Never Want to Leave!

Lakeshore, Oakland, CA, 94610

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Jill was great with our dogs. They seemed as if they would have been happy to stay longer. She was very responsive and so pleasant. Throughout the stay, Jill... (more)"

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4. Emily Verified Background Check

Avid Dog Cuddler and Treat Giver!:)

Oak Tree, Oakland, CA, 94601

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Emily took care of our lil’ dude like he was her own. She shared photos every day of the fun they were having and to give us peace of mind that he was settli... (more)"

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5. Omar Verified Enhanced Background Check

Your pet's home away from home!

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94610

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

"Omar was super flexible with pick up and drop off times. We have activity trackers on their collars and we could see that they got some good vigorous activit... (more)"

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Labor Day
6. Kay Verified Background Check

Weekend Hikes & Runs with your Pup!

Pill Hill, Oakland, CA, 94609

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

"Charlie had a great time with Kay. She took Charlie out to the beach, which he loves and she took really great care of him and his needs while he was there. ... (more)"

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7. Jessica Verified Background Check

I'll jog with your dog like my own!

Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Thank you Jessica for being so sweet and attentive to Teddy!! He enjoyed his stay with you and it was comforting to see the cute pictures that you sent. (more)"

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8. Virginia Verified Enhanced Background Check

Animal lover, here to help!

Hoover-Foster, Oakland, CA, 94609

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

"Virginia was great!! My (now) wife and I needed someone to watch our Shepard/ Pit bull mix for 3 weeks while we got married and went on our honeymoon becaus... (more)"

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9. Molly Verified Background CheckRover 101

Your dog will lounge with my pug!

Tuxedo, Oakland, CA, 94606

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"Molly was fabulous with Bo! We got multiple pictures each day and from her texts we could tell she really treated Bo like her own. We're definitely going t... (more)"

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10. Jen Verified Background CheckRover 101

Stay and Play

Redwood Heights, Oakland, CA, 94619

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Buddy had a great time with Jen and it felt like a 2nd family taking care of him while I was away. I received lots of picture updates of daily adventures and... (more)"

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11. Yves-Yvette Verified Background Check

Your favorite dog sitter

Oakland Ave-Harrison St, Oakland, CA, 94611

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

"Yves was great watching Twix! She sent daily updates with pictures, was very responsive and was very flexible on pick-up and drop-off times. I wouldn't hesit... (more)"

12. Erica Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fun, loving home with a sweet pup!

Trestle Glen, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"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)"

13. Eunice Verified Background Check

Doggies Bestie, it's Me

Ivy Hill, Oakland, CA, 94606

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

"Eunice is a fantastic dog sitter! I have a rescue dog who is very anxious around others, but Eunice is so gentle in voice and demeanor, my dog never barks a... (more)"

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14. Briana Verified Background Check

Patient & Loving

Lynn-Highland Park, oakland, CA, 94610

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

"Briana is so wonderful! She took such great care of Olly and sent such great updates throughout her stay. I’ll definitely be leaving her in Briana’s care aga... (more)"

15. Amy Verified Background CheckRover 101

Friendly, Attentive & Fun Sitter

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94606

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"Amy was AMAZING! She made everything so easy for us for Sophie's drop-off and pick-up! We loved getting little updates and pictures throughout Sophie's stay,... (more)"

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16. Mari & Scott Verified Background Check

Couple with Silly Doberman

Mosswood, Oakland, CA, 94609

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"Peaches spent the weekend with Clarence, Mari, and Scott for the 2nd time. They were beyond amazing. Peaches has a new bestie in Clarence. Mari and Scott wer... (more)"

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17. Alec Verified Background Check

So excited to play!

Santa Fe, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

"Alec is amazing. He was sweet, responsive, and my pup loved him. Hard to ask for more... Need someone to take care of your doggo? Give Alec a ring. I’ll be... (more)"

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18. Jassamin "Mina" Verified Background Check

Great fenced in yard for your dog

Golden Gate, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

"Mina is by far the most caring boarder I have come across on this site. She is truly caring and I can tell she adores animals and my two dogs could tell too.... (more)"

19. Carla Verified Background Check

Attentive service, heartfelt care

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94606

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

"Carla did an outstanding job taking care of my 10 month old puppy, Sushi, and was very accomodating around the last minute scheduling and boarding conflicts.... (more)"

20. Sarah Verified Background Check

I know all the dog friendly spots!

Trestle Glen, Oakland, CA, 94602

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"Sarah was amazing, she took our dog to the dog park and kept sending us pictures of how much fun they were having, great and quick communication, I would tot... (more)"

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.

A Daily Treat: A Blog by Rover

Rover's got you covered, even when you don't need a pet sitter or dog walker. Check out our blog for pictures of adorable dogs, help on your biggest dog-related questions, and more:

Book a Stay, Donate to a Cause

Sit a Dog, Save a Life lets you raise money for local dogs-in-need by doing something you do already: asking your neighbors to watch your dog instead of leaving them in a kennel. Many Rover sitters in Lake Merritt, Oakland donate a percentage of their earnings to nonprofits through Sit a Dog, Save a Life. When you book with a sitter who has the Rover Donation Badge on their profile, you're helping dogs in need, right here in Oakland.

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