Dog Boarding in Lake Merritt, Oakland

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

1. NP, Shanta, & Andre

Dog Family in SF/Bay!

Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611

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

8 repeat clients

"They took such great care of Ace and updated me frequently on all of their adventures! He had so much fun interacting with other dogs, running and laying in ... (more)"

2. Marijane

Beautiful Oakland Hills Home

Crocker Highland, Oakland, CA, 94610

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

29 repeat clients

"Marijane takes such wonderful care of our dog Hoku! He's simewhat shy but Marijane has won him over! Shes very flexible and accommodating. Thank you, Mari... (more)"

3. 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)"

4. Stephanie

Flexible college grad

Fairview Park, Oakland, CA, 94609

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

2 repeat clients

"Stephanie was great with my Corgi! She is incredibly friendly and did an amazing job above and beyond just normal pet sitting/boarding. I really felt like sh... (more)"

5. Phyllis

Dogs recognize me as a dog lover

Redwood Heights, Oakland, CA, 94619

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

12 repeat clients

"Phyllis has a GREAT rapport with our dog Sam. I witnessed it firsthand when I came to pick him up. He wasn't even that excited to see me! He just kept chilli... (more)"

6. Patrick

Summers off - avid runner

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

"Pat is my go-to anytime I need someone to look after my little guy. He’s reliable, friendly, and keeps me posted on the happenings of the day. I’ve never bee... (more)"

7. Shawn

An Oakland Oasis For Fido

Allendale, Oakland, CA, 94619

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

"Shawn is the ultimate dog lover who cares for your pets as if they were her own. She’s responsible, friendly, and fun and your dog will always have the best ... (more)"

8. Anna

Family looking to love your dog!

Upper Dimond, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Anna has a warm and loving heart, and would be a great sitter for dogs. She has a fun loving family that would welcome dogs and make them feel at home. (more)"

9. Dana

dogs like me

Longfellow, oakland, CA, 94608

Dog Boarding

12 repeat clients

"Dana was great with our dog, Foxy. Foxy also got along well with Dana's sweet older dog. I would recommend Dana to anyone looking for a sitter. (more)"

10. Patrick

SUPERIOR SERVICE for your pup(s)

Oakland Ave-Harrison St, Oakland, CA, 94611

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

1 repeat client

"Patrick is a loving, caring, and responsible pet sitter. I have two big unruly dogs that he masterfully manages. He is careful and he has a big heart. He als... (more)"

11. Gina

So Much Love In Our Home

Clawson, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

55 repeat clients

"I could not have asked for a better experience!!!! If I could give 10 stars I would. Gina is is exactly what you hope for when you are looking for someone to... (more)"

12. SUNNY

Sunny ~n~Clyde's Doggie Destination

Temescal, Oakland, CA, 94609

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

15 repeat clients

"You pet needs a vacay, look no further. Sunny n Clyde were amazing sitters. They made me and Wyatt feel like we are part of the family. I received daily text... (more)"

13. Jennifer

We run and fetch and then snuggle!

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

2 repeat clients

"Jennifer is AMAZING! My dog is a rescue pup ? and I am always nervous to leave him with someone new. Jennifer was available for a meet and greet. Upon meetin... (more)"

14. Dennis

Your dog's home away from home

Santa Fe, Oakland, CA, 94608

Dog Boarding

15 repeat clients

"Bailey had a wonderful experience staying with Dennis. She and Oscar wore each other out by running around the backyard, Dennis was great communicating befor... (more)"

15. Indigo & Shakir

Responsible & Loving Home

Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

20 repeat clients

"Indigo and Shakir always take such great care of our dog Rosie. They're caring and sweet. They're also very responsive, punctual, and overall easy to work wi... (more)"

16. Nancy

Sweet Animal Loving Family

Hoover-Foster, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

4 repeat clients

"Nancy was a wonderful sitter for my two dogs. Her sweet family spent a lot of time with them, and I could tell they are big dog lovers. She sent me awesome p... (more)"

17. Molly

Your dog will play with my pug!

Tuxedo, Oakland, CA, 94606

Dog Boarding

12 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)"

18. Erica

Fun, loving home w/ a playful pup!

Trestle Glen, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

29 repeat clients

"Erica is great! My dog Smash's first sitting experience was wonderful, lots of fun walks & dog playtime. Erica herself is an obvious dog lover, very communic... (more)"

19. Latricia

Loving and personalized pet care.

Longfellow, OAKLAND, CA, 94609

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

33 repeat clients

"There are several reasons why Tricia was a great sitter besides just that she seems like a really great person and animal lover- she responded in a timely ma... (more)"

20. 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

"Chris took great care of my rambunctious and energetic dog. He is often shy and nervous around new people, but Chris and her precious pup Harley put him at e... (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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