Dog Boarding in Lake Merritt, Oakland

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

1. Sophie

Give your pup a vacation, too!

Berkeley, CA, 94704

Dog Boarding

"Sophie was so awesome with Argie! She was easy to communicate with, and was very flexible with me and my dog's needs. She updated me throughout Argie's stay ... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
2. Theodore

Home full-time, Large fenced yard

Berkeley, CA, 94705

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

3 repeat clients

"Ted did a great job with our dogs even though they are a handful together. They came back unscathed and happy. Best Rover experience I've had. (more)"

3. Matthew

Home full-time - grass fenced yard!

Berkeley, CA, 94702

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

3 repeat clients

"Matthew was great with my dog. He has a friendly fog and a nice place for the dogs to feel comfortable. I'll definitely ask Matthew to watch my dog again. (more)"

4. Jill

Fenced Yard With Dog Door

Berkeley, CA, 94702

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

13 repeat clients

"We were a little bit nervous about leaving our dog Cosmo alone for the first time in the U.S. but when we dropped him we felt very reassured as Dan and Jill ... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
5. Nori

Big Yard to Play

Jefferson, Oakland, CA, 94601

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

13 repeat clients

"Nori was amazing. She was so kind and responsive, sent me lots of photos and videos so I was constantly reassured that Oliver was having a good time. And whe... (more)"

6. Marissa

Let's hit the trail! Home Full-Time

Longfellow, Oakland, CA, 94608

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

32 repeat clients

"We couldn't have asked for a better experience with Marissa! She is a extremely friendly, positive person and happy dog owner herself. She took such good c... (more)"

7. Latricia

Loving and personalized pet care.

Longfellow, OAKLAND, CA, 94609

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

38 repeat clients

"Maggie Mae had a wonderful time with Latricia and Prince. She was happy to see me but also reluctant to leave. I felt that she was in good hands. (more)"

8. Sally

Ready to spoil your pet

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

13 repeat clients

"Sally was wonderful with my dog, Diego. This was a first booking with her and she set my mind at ease. She took my dog on several walks throughout his short ... (more)"

9. Sarah

Dog Lover on Lake Merritt!

Lakewide, Oakland, CA, 94607

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

25 repeat clients

"Sarah boarded my dog, Boomer, for a night and we had a great experience with her. She was extremely communicative with both setting up a meet-and-greet and a... (more)"

10. Tessa

Pups, Mutts, walks and stuff

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

"Tessa has watched my 2 dogs since they were puppies. I am very particular when it comes to dog sitters as these two pups are my whole world. I recently too... (more)"

11. Erica

Fun, loving home with a sweet pup!

Trestle Glen, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

51 repeat clients

"Erica did a good job taking care of our dog Oliver for 10 days over the holidays. She sent plenty of pictures and was always very responsive to communication... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
12. Ally

Home all day, fenced yard, dog pals

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

1 repeat client

"Ally and Dave Have the touch! Our 13 year old dog loves them and they are so gentle with her. Their dogs Ari and Phoebe are he sweetest dogs you’ll eve... (more)"

13. Julianne

Home all day to go on adventures

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

14 repeat clients

"Julianne is fabulous. (Although part of me doesn't want to put this out there for fear that others will find her and she'll get super popular.) She has be... (more)"

14. Molly

Your dog will lounge with my pug!

Tuxedo, Oakland, CA, 94606

Dog Boarding

18 repeat clients

"Molly was absolutely wonderful. It was the first time I ever left my dog with a pet sitter in the seven years that I've had her. Molly was very patient and u... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
15. Victoria

Total dog lady!!

Longfellow, Oakland, CA, 94609

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

42 repeat clients

"My dog, Evey, really loved staying with Victoria and her pups. On top of that, Victoria was very communicative and flexible with us. We will definitely use h... (more)"

16. Annie

Loving care when you're not there!

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94611

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Annie was amazing with my dog! She was also really flexible with timing. (more)"

17. Katherine

Ready to walk or run with your dog!

Temescal, Oakland, CA, 94609

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Katherine is absolutely the best. She eased my nerves with keeping me informed about Lola the whole weekend she stayed with her. She has such a sweet and cal... (more)"

18. Jane and Eric

Warm and sunny pet retreat

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94610

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

11 repeat clients

"Jane and. Eric were great with my 4 year old Lab Brody. He likes to play and Jane and Eric took him out on adventures he enjoyed. Brody was very happy . Jane... (more)"

19. Shakir

Responsible & Loving Home

Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

25 repeat clients

"My husband and I routinely use Indigo and Shakir to puppysit our dog Pav. They are both so attentive, loving and responsible with our dog that we always use ... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
20. Sue

Sleeps with Dogs

Clinton, Oakland, CA, 94606

Dog Boarding

58 repeat clients

"Sue was relaxed about my dog's nervous barking when they first met. She sent lots of pictures and returned all of our things. Great price, communication and ... (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.

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