Dog Boarding in Lake Merritt, Oakland

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

1. Paige

They call me Shiba for a reason!

Berkeley , CA, 94703

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Picked up a happy and healthy dog after his stay. Paige was very friendly and seemed to have a good rapport with Thor. Will book again the next time we need ... (more)"

2. Ruthy

Dog lover wants to pamper your pet.

South Prescott, oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

29 repeat clients

"Ruthy watched over our pup, Moose, for 10 days while we were out of town. This was the 4th or 5th time that we've used Ruthy for doggy day care and/or boardi... (more)"

3. Monica

Passionate, Fun-Loving and Caring

Longfellow, Oakland , CA, 94608

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

6 repeat clients

"Monica was great! She was very willing to accommodate my schedule, and very friendly. I booked almost two months in advance for Apollo to stay there for two ... (more)"

4. Erica

Fun, loving home w/ a playful pup!

Trestle Glen, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

18 repeat clients

"Erica is great! I would highly recommend her. My dog Baker stayed for 6 nights and was well taken care of. She sent pictures and updates throughout the week.... (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. Tobi

Work-from-home animal lovers

Fairview Park, Oakland, CA, 94618

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

1 repeat client

"Tobi and Ling are an amazing couple who took wonderful care of our boy Riggins while we were on a week-long vacation. From the moment we meet them we knew he... (more)"

7. Nikki

Wanted: Dogs that love cuddles!

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94610

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

1 repeat client

"Lucy had a wonderful stay with Nikki! Lucy was loved, snuggled, and safe, and I was able to enjoy my trip without any worries. I appreciated Nikki's flexibil... (more)"

8. Iryna

Reliable, caring and love animals!

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

"Iryna was great! My Izzy came home happy and Iryna accommodated all our requests and really put me at ease leaving my baby with her. Thank you so much! (more)"

9. Jade

Small Dog Enthusiast

Saint Elizabeth, Oakland, CA, 94601

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

About: I have always had treasured pet(s) since I was a child. I have extensive experience in providing excellent care to animals. My love of animals is a... (more)

10. Dana

dogs like me

Longfellow, oakland, CA, 94608

Dog Boarding

7 repeat clients

"Dana is so kind and welcoming! She was easy to communicate with and very detailed, from the initial contact to the meet and greet. I really appreciate all th... (more)"

11. Saki

Dog and cat lover

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94610

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Saki was very responsible taking care of my dog! She sent me pictures everyday and let me knw how he was doing. She also spent a lot of time with him which I... (more)"

12. Dina

A loving home environment :)

Upper Rockridge, oakland, CA, 94618

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

79 repeat clients

"Our puppy stayed with Dina over a long weekend and was well-cared for and appears to have had a lot of fun. Dina kept us updated with pics and when we came t... (more)"

13. Meredith

Teacher looking for weekend dog fun

Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

2 repeat clients

"Meredith was fantastic! She gave Orion plenty of exercise and bonding time with soccer kids. When we picked him up he didn't want to leave! Throughout the st... (more)"

14. 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)"

15. Molly

Your dog will play with my pug!

Tuxedo, Oakland, CA, 94606

Dog Boarding

9 repeat clients

"Wonderful stay! Molly made my pooch's stay extra comfortable. Her communication is great. I have total confidence in her experience and care. Thank yo... (more)"

16. Alexandra

Oakland Doggy Paradise

Santa Fe, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

About: My boyfriend (Alex) and I live in Oakland. We are home a lot because Alex works nearby in Emeryville and occasionally from home. Alex's office has ... (more)

17. Tiffany

Dog lover, Bark Ave employee

San Pablo Gateway, Oakland, CA, 94612

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

2 repeat clients

"Tiffany was great. Any person that can make me jealous of their time spending with my child Owen must be pretty great. She was not only willing to take Owen ... (more)"

18. Sara

Best Dog Auntie Ever!

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94606

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Being a dog lover myself, I can relate well to those who share my feelings. Sara S has shown great affection to every dog I have owned and has dog sat my d... (more)"

19. Lucy

Dog and cat lover- Downtown Oakland

San Pablo Gateway, Oakland, CA, 94612

Dog Boarding

7 repeat clients

"I booked a stay for my dog with Lucy last weekend, but my sister ended up keeping him all weekend. However, I would definitely book with her again. I was ver... (more)"

20. Mikaela

Outgoing, loving, playful, snuggly

Ivy Hill, Oakland, CA, 94610

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

"Mikaela was an amazing dog sitter! She made our dog feel right at home and welcomed him into her family. She was flexible for our schedule and helped make ou... (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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