Dog Boarding in Lake Merritt, Oakland

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1. Maria

Doggland Pet sitter!

Dimond, Oakland, CA, 94602

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

11 repeat clients

"Peterman loved his stay with Maria. He seemed to really enjoy his time with her and her dog. Maria is warm and friendly and extremely easy to be in contact ... (more)"

2. Paige

They call me Shiba for a reason!

Berkeley , CA, 94703

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Paige and her room mates were the best of the best and Mango had a great stay! I got tons of photographs of a happy Mango, and he came back very happy. I am... (more)"

3. Erica

Fun, loving home w/ a playful pup!

Trestle Glen, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

17 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)"

4. Jennifer

I already LOVE your DOG!!!!!!

Bushrod, Oakland, CA, 94609

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

About: Hi, hope you are great today!! I just spent the last 12 years traveling the world and working with over 100,000 High School and Junior High stude... (more)

5. Indigo & Shakir

Responsible & Loving Home

Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

13 repeat clients

"Shakir and Indigo are excellent hosts and hey we're so good to our beagle. He is not the average dog, he is a bit shy but they acommodated him very well and ... (more)"

6. Sara

Punctual,Reliable, Animal Obsessed!

Prescott, Oakland, CA, 94607

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

"Sara welcomed my dog into her home with short notice when I had to attend a funeral. She took great, loving care of him -- I got pictures every day, the care... (more)"

7. Travis

Full time student.

Patten, Oakland, CA, 94601

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Travis was wonderful and we'll most certainly use him again. Our Dolly is old and can get sad and lonely when we're not around so of course we worry. Travis ... (more)"

8. Ruthy

Dog lover wants to pamper your pet.

South Prescott, oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

27 repeat clients

"Ruthy was great! She took the time to do a proper introduction with her two dogs and my dog, and spent so much time with us during the meet and greet. She wa... (more)"

9. Monica

Passionate, Fun-Loving and Caring

Longfellow, Oakland , CA, 94608

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

4 repeat clients

"I have a been a sitter for Rover for a while, and I have to say that Gizmo had a great stay with Monica! I haven't had a better sitter for my pup since I hav... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
10. Heidi

Fun work-from-home dog lover

Glenview, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Heidi was amazing with my senior baby! She took great care of Astrid yesterday, and I really appreciate how well she communicates, since I am a nervous dog ... (more)"

11. Saki

Dog and cat lover

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94610

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I feel like Saki did a great job and really cared for our dog. The last place felt like there was no caring, just a place to safely park your dog. The updat... (more)"

12. Molly

Your dog will play with my pug!

Tuxedo, Oakland, CA, 94606

Dog Boarding

8 repeat clients

"Molly was absolutely fantastic! She sent us daily updates on how our dog was doing while we were away for 10 days. It was obvious he was in great hands, high... (more)"

13. Levi

Love for all beings.

Cleveland Heights, Oakland , CA, 94606

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

2 repeat clients

"Levi is an amazing sitter. He put so much care into his work with my dog, Hennessy. He gave me an excellent recap of what happened while I was away: how Henn... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
14. Tiffany

Dog lover, Bark Ave employee

San Pablo Gateway, Oakland, CA, 94612

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

1 repeat client

"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)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
15. Nancy

Sweet Animal Loving Family

Hoover-Foster, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

"Nancy is a reliable and caring dog sitter. She has watched my dog many times and always seems genuinely excited to hang out with my high energy boxer. I am s... (more)"

16. Nikki

Wanted: Dogs that love cuddles!

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94610

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"V grateful to Nikki! (more)"

Available this weekend
17. 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)"

18. Dana

dogs like me

Longfellow, oakland, CA, 94608

Dog Boarding

6 repeat clients

"Thank you for having Tallulah! Could not have asked for a better stay. We received photos and updates. Allowed for us to not worry about our dear pet whil... (more)"

19. Tom

Five stars daycare and boarding

alameda, CA, 94501

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

9 repeat clients

"Wilbur and Ziggy had a great time at Tom's. They were comfortable immediately upon going inside the house. Ziggy has some separation anxiety, so we usually ... (more)"

Available this weekend
20. Latricia

Loving and personalized pet care.

Longfellow, OAKLAND, CA, 94609

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

20 repeat clients

"Fantastic sitter!! Latricia was kind, flexible, and so sweet with my dog. She sent me updates and pictures to keep me in the loop and I could tell my dog ado... (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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