Dog Boarding in Lake Merritt, Oakland

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1. NP

Dog Mom & Dad in SF/Bay!

Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611

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

2 repeat clients

"WOW!!! Again, Viva had the best time with NP & Lucas. They took Viva to parks, beaches, and trails. These 2 always take such great care of my baby. I esp... (more)"

Available this weekend
2. Shelley

Furry Fun in Oakland

Redwood Heights, Oakland, CA, 94619

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

5 repeat clients

About: Hello! My husband Chris and I would love to spoil your pets while you're away. We have two adorable cats and dogs of our own who love to run and pl... (more)

3. Rainey

Sunshine, Walks & Love with Rainey

Redwood Heights, Oakland, CA, 94619

Dog Boarding

3 repeat clients

About: I've been dog sitting for about 4 years with many happy customers. My name is Rainey and I'm a 35 year old dog lover and experienced dog owner who ... (more)

4. Maria

Loving caring looking 2 other first

Golden Gate, Oakland , CA, 94608

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

1 repeat client

"She is one of the most lovely person who can take care of your dog on a save way, I love when she walks or be with my dogs they love to see her every time (more)"

Available this weekend
5. Chris

I love life, dogs and being outside

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94606

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

1 repeat client

About: I'm home almost full time and so have lots of time to give your pooch lots of love and attention. I love to walk around Lake Merritt and dogs love... (more)

6. Sally

Ready to spoil your pet

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

4 repeat clients

"Sally was wonderful with my furry monster. I can tell Dustin was very comfortable and happy to have spent time with Sally. I hope she will welcome my furry m... (more)"

7. Molly

Your dog will play with my pug!

Tuxedo, Oakland, CA, 94606

Dog Boarding

11 repeat clients

"Molly is a five star sitter! She is kind, attentive, experienced, and gives great feedback. Our pooch was well-loved! I highly recommend her and will use... (more)"

8. Indigo & Shakir

Responsible & Loving Home

Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

17 repeat clients

"Justi loved her stay with Indigo and family over the Christmas and New Years holiday! She was well-cared for, I received regular and frequent updates and pi... (more)"

9. Sue

Sleeps with Dogs

Clinton, Oakland, CA, 94606

Dog Boarding

35 repeat clients

"At a very last minute request, Sue was a lifesaver! My husband planned a surprise birthday trip for me and at 10pm the night before our trip, I was frantical... (more)"

10. Jennifer

Rocco's Retreat

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

27 repeat clients

About: I have always had a dog in my life until my last passed away in 2014. I'm not ready for a new puppy just yet but could use the company of a visiti... (more)

11. Kelsey

Lake Merrit Dog Heaven walks Daily!

Lakewide, Oakland, CA, 94612

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

1 repeat client

About: I grew up with dogs, bunnies, turtles, etc. and have always had a soft spot for animals! My boyfriend and I live in an amazing area of Oakland with... (more)

12. Erica

Fun, loving home w/ a playful pup!

Trestle Glen, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

25 repeat clients

"Erica is AWESOME! I have used her services a few times now and am completely happy with her care of my pup . Scruffy always comes home tired and happy after... (more)"

13. Tamara

Fun with Dogs

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94606

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Tamara has been an on and off dog sitter and walker for me and my 2 scotties for years. I've always felt completely comfortable allowing her to not only ente... (more)"

14. Nora

Foster with the SPCA, young and old

Adams Point, Oakland, CA, 94610

Dog Boarding

2 repeat clients

"Nora was great! She gave us daily updates. When we picked up our dog, she was happy, relax and seem to have formed an attachment to Nora. We definitely recom... (more)"

15. Dana

dogs like me

Longfellow, oakland, CA, 94608

Dog Boarding

10 repeat clients

"Dana took such great care of my dog while I was out of town! I got several pictures every day (which I loved) and it was clear my pup was a happy camper hang... (more)"

16. Ruthy

Dog lover wants to pamper your pet.

South Prescott, oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

33 repeat clients

"Ruthy was amazing! She kept us updated regularly via pics and video that clearly showed how much love and attention Bonza was getting. He obviously loved bei... (more)"

17. Marissa

Getting Urban dogs out on the Trail

Longfellow, Oakland, CA, 94608

Dog Boarding

4 repeat clients

"Marissa and Tyler took great care of Jazz! They took him hiking and had a great time with Blu and Tofu. He came back home and took a 4-hour nap, always a goo... (more)"

18. Arthur

Personalized Pet Care with Love <3

Mosswood, Oakland, CA, 94609

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

29 repeat clients

"Luna loved her time with Arthur and his sweet dog. She got the active playtime that she needed, and I loved that Arthur checked in with me with photos and up... (more)"

Available this weekend
19. Daniel

Experienced dog owner and dog lover

Chinatown, Oakland, CA, 94607

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

About: I do not currently own pets, but wish I did. Since I go to business school in early afternoon hours during school semesters, I feel I don't have ti... (more)

20. Crystin

A lifetime of Dog Experience

Lakeshore, Oakland, CA, 94610

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

1 repeat client

"Hello! Crystin is the best dog sitter, she happily watches my 60 pound red nose pitpull who is difficult to manage. Crystin get's down on the floor and romps... (more)"

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