Dog Boarding in Lake Merritt, Oakland

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

1. Emily

Lots of hiking and dog parks!

Downtown, Oakland, CA, 94612

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

2 repeat clients

"Emily was a fantastic sitter for Paper Duckie. Having never used Rover before, I was apprehensive at first but after meeting Emily I was at ease that my pup... (more)"

2. Kaileen

Full time dog lover!

Hoover-Foster, Oakland, CA, 94609

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

1 repeat client

"Kaileen was absolutely amazing. I had originally left Jayden with a different sitter while I was out of town but he got into a fight with another dog the oth... (more)"

3. Maggie

Your dogs other best friend

Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

3 repeat clients

"Maggie is fantastic! She was very helpful in getting Leia settled and took care of her while I was on a trip. She went out of her way to watch Leia when my f... (more)"

4. Courtney

Team Pup n' Suds!

Berkeley, CA, 94703

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

4 repeat clients

"Courtney is obviously a dog person! We interviewed three sitters before deciding on Courtney. I love that she has a roommate that was home to keep Max compan... (more)"

5. Molly

Your dog will play with my pug!

Tuxedo, Oakland, CA, 94606

Dog Boarding

15 repeat clients

"My pups stayed with Molly this past weekend, and seemed to have a great time. They got along well with her 11 year old pug Xena, were left free to explore M... (more)"

6. Gregory

Work at home-Responsible Dog Lover!

Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

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

"I relied on Greg to provide a safe and affectionate environment for almost two years before I moved to Southern California. My pup, Frankie, came from the sh... (more)"

7. Indigo & Shakir

Responsible & Loving Home

Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

23 repeat clients

"We've been trying to book Indigo & Shakir to watch Holly for almost a year now... timing never worked out! Finally, we got lucky and was able to book them ba... (more)"

8. Jill

Fenced Yard With Dog Door

Berkeley, CA, 94702

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Jill and her husband Dan have been sitters for my dog Iggy for about four years. They are super flexible and always treat my dog as one of their own. They ta... (more)"

9. Cynthia

part-time @ home, exercise, orderly

Oak Tree, Oakland, CA, 94601

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Cynthia is a warm, patient and responsible dog caregiver. She's able to comfort my anxious dog and is great with sending me updates! I would highly recommend... (more)"

10. Arthur

Personalized Pet Care with Love <3

Mosswood, Oakland, CA, 94609

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

37 repeat clients

"Arthur is a very kind and gentle soul, he took great care of Mochi, took her on extra outings to dog parks, provided great feedback and pictures. Mochi retur... (more)"

11. Erica

Fun, loving home with a sweet pup!

Trestle Glen, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

35 repeat clients

"Very very happy with Erica. She interviewed us and Wiley as much as we did her. During the stay, Wiley got to spend time at Erica's family home which had a g... (more)"

Available this weekend
12. Sally

Ready to spoil your pet

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

10 repeat clients

"Sally is the best! She watched our little dog Bear and our 2 chickens. She took notes on Bear's favorite toys and when he likes his walks, etc. He is so happ... (more)"

13. Alec

I'll be their best friend!

Alameda, CA, 94501

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Alec and his wife, Abby, are incredible people and awesome pup-parents! They know and love my dogs, and I would trust Alec or Abby to care for them any day. ... (more)"

14. NP & Andre

Dog Family in SF/Bay!

Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

11 repeat clients

"Our dog had the BEST time with Lucas & Naruemon! Their coordination of picking up Viva was excellent. And from the looks of daily pictures, dog life looked... (more)"

15. Julianne

Vet tech student

Alameda, CA, 94501

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Juliane was amazing with pepper! I Had to leave for a two week work trip and left my 7month old dog with her an mako, and she made me feel very at ease with ... (more)"

16. Tom

Five stars daycare and boarding

alameda, CA, 94501

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

15 repeat clients

"Tom and his family took great care of Kona! She looked happy and healthy when I came to pick her up, and I could tell that she was being treated like a membe... (more)"

17. Kelley

Loving, Safe Family Home & Yard

Glenview, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding

1 repeat client

"Our dog Luna does not like everybody, but she loves staying with Kelley. Kelley is a loving, caring person who loves animals and we always leave our Luna w... (more)"

18. Sue

Sleeps with Dogs

Clinton, Oakland, CA, 94606

Dog Boarding

46 repeat clients

"I was really worried about leaving my little girl with a complete stranger, but she seemed to be at ease even when I first dropped her off. Sue was great abo... (more)"

19. Stephanie

Love dogs & cats! I work from home.

Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

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

3 repeat clients

"Stephanie was amazing and Brody loved her and her kitty cat! (more)"

20. Noelle

Tons of time to nurture your pup!

Temescal, Oakland, CA, 94609

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Noelle was very accommodating for what was a last minute boarding. We met, she showed me her place and where Jake could be in the house (almost anywhere she ... (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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