Dog Boarding in Lake Merritt, Oakland

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

1. Lovell & Lucas

Bay Area Dog Lovers

Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94708

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

8 repeat clients

"Wow, I had the best experience with this duo! From the start, my questions and concerns were answered and eased promptly. I was hesitant to leave town beca... (more)"

2. Jill

Fenced Yard With Dog Door

Berkeley, CA, 94702

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

10 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)"

3. Rosario

Caring family that loves dogs

Allendale, Oakland, CA, 94619

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

5 repeat clients

"Milo ALWAYS looks forward to his stay with Rosario and Bella. They are true animal lovers, and treat the gdogs they care for as their very own, showering the... (more)"

4. Marissa

Let's hit the trail! Home Full-Time

Longfellow, Oakland, CA, 94608

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

24 repeat clients

"Stash came home happy and tired! Thanks for all the runs on the beach and keeping me losted with pictures and videos. I will definitely leave Stash with Mari... (more)"

5. Dee

Happy Dog Happy Life

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

8 repeat clients

"Dee was absolutely awesome! Warm and very welcoming, she put me at ease to leave behind my little one for a few days. Took very good care of her and sent pic... (more)"

6. Jessica

Want to hang and hike with your pup

Fairview Park, Oakland, CA, 94609

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

"Jessica is a cherished friend and all around lovely person. She’s trustworthy, reliable, and incredibly warm and kind. Animals love her! My cockapoo, Sophie,... (more)"

7. Katherine

Ready to walk or run with your dog!

Temescal, Oakland, CA, 94609

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

1 repeat client

"Katherine was kind and flexible and kept in touch with us about the visit. (more)"

8. Erica

Fun, loving home with a sweet pup!

Trestle Glen, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

41 repeat clients

"Eats had a great time with Erica! She was attentive to his needs and always made sure he was well fed and had playtime with the other pups. He would definite... (more)"

9. Julia

Provider of hikes and belly rubs

Paradise Park, Oakland, CA, 94608

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Julia Rose is an amazing and caring human who will look after your canine companions as if they were her own. She is truly trustworthy, a sensitive person wh... (more)"

10. Tom

Five stars daycare and boarding

alameda, CA, 94501

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

40 repeat clients

"Porter loved his stay with Tom. It's always a good sign when our dog comes home exhausted from having so much fun while we were away, and that was exactly wh... (more)"

11. Frankie

Caring Pooch carer

Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

1 repeat client

"Frankie is so sweet and kind to my dog Peanut who is shy in the new environment. She sent me photos daily and let me know Peanut ‘s condition. I feel very... (more)"

12. Nori

Big Yard to Play

Jefferson, Oakland, CA, 94601

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

9 repeat clients

"Booked last minute and she was able to accommodate. She sent me photos during my dog’s stay, which made the experience comfortable and easy knowing my dog wa... (more)"

13. Gregory

Work at home-Responsible Dog Lover!

Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Greg is a dog whisperer! My pup Holly is a bit of a snob and a snoot around other dogs. And doesn't always get along with them, either. She's super picky wit... (more)"

14. Molly

Your dog will lounge with my pug!

Tuxedo, Oakland, CA, 94606

Dog Boarding

17 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)"

15. Alec

I'll be their best friend!

Alameda, CA, 94501

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Lola the dog had a blast! When I came to pick her up from her overnight stay, she didn't want to leave!! Alec and his wife are clearly experienced dog owne... (more)"

16. Iryna

Best Belly Rubs in Bay area

Emeryville, CA, 94608

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

36 repeat clients

"Iryna is the best. So attentive and awesome with our dog Puddy. He tries to pull me down the street toward her place when we walk the neighborhood because he... (more)"

17. Sarah

Dog Lover on Lake Merritt!

Lakewide, Oakland, CA, 94607

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

18 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)"

18. Shannon

Puppy personality - Large apartment

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94610

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

About: It would be safe to assume that we're all dog people, but I would go a step further to say I have a dog personality: I am unbiased, kind, energetic... (more)

19. Sue

Sleeps with Dogs

Clinton, Oakland, CA, 94606

Dog Boarding

57 repeat clients

"Sue and Sam took excellent care of our shih tzu, Murphy! Sue sent daily updates and pics and was able to administer his very strict medicine schedule. Murphy... (more)"

20. Maggie

Fun, Active, and Caring

Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Maggie is my dog Oliver’s sitter, and she is incredible! I know my baby is safe with her, and I don’t have to worry about Oliver at all. Maggie is conscienti... (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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