Dog Boarding in Lake Merritt, Oakland

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

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1. Jen Verified Background CheckRover 101

Stay and Play

Redwood Heights, Oakland, CA, 94619

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Jax had a wonderful stay at Jen's house! Jen's lovely dog, Engrid, is super friendly and playful, which is a perfect match for Jax. Jen and David are devot... (more)"

2. Kay Verified Background Check

Weekend Hikes & Runs with your Pup!

Pill Hill, Oakland, CA, 94609

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

"Kay was beyond communicative, flexible, and sweet with us and with our big dog. She took into consideration his health and temperament and still welcomed him... (more)"

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3. Briana Verified Background Check

Patient & Loving

Cleveland Heights, oakland, CA, 94608

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

"Briana is so wonderful! She took such great care of Olly and sent such great updates throughout her stay. I’ll definitely be leaving her in Briana’s care aga... (more)"

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4. Muge Verified Background Check

I will love them like you do

Adams Point, Oakland, CA, 94610

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Müge is a warm and caring human being and also an excellent pet caretaker. She loves animals immensely and would be an excellent and responsible person to ha... (more)"

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5. Erica Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fun, loving home with a sweet pup!

Trestle Glen, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"I am truly thrilled to have found Erica. From the moment I met her she was a true professional and clearly a dog lover. Leaving my little Bella for over a we... (more)"

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6. Corrin Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

I’m your next Rover!!

Sausal Creek, Oakland, CA, 94601

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Corrin was very responsive with messages, and very pleasant at our meet and greet. Kiba had a great stay with Corrin and was exhausted when I picked her up a... (more)"

7. Tomas Verified Background Check

I dig dogs!

Allendale, Oakland, CA, 94619

Dog Boarding

"Tomas and his family provided amazing care to our sweet, but often needy little pup over the Christmas holiday. They treated her like one of their own, sendi... (more)"

8. Edwin & Phoebe Verified Background Check

Large yard; loving; responsible

Alameda, CA, 94501

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Diesel always has the best time with Edwin’s family and I highly recommend them! They are great with communication and have a wonderful yard for dogs. (more)"

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9. Reijun Verified Background CheckRover 101

HOME FULL TIME: Dedicated Pet Nanny

Alameda, CA, 94501

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Lucky is the dog in Reijun’s wonderful care. She goes above and beyond to provide a safe and loving environment for her doggie guests. Multiple walks a day, ... (more)"

10. Alejandra Verified Background Check

Flexible loving dog care! :)

Jefferson, Oakland, CA, 94601

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

"She treated my baby amazing and was able to watch him another night at the last minute when I couldn’t get back in town! Very friendly and nice! (more)"

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11. Rebecca Verified Background Check

I don’t mind a dog on the couch 🐶

Allendale, Oakland, CA, 94619

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

"I originally had another sitter that canceled last minute & Rebecca saves the day for me!! She was super sweet & attentive. I felt comfortable leaving my dog... (more)"

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12. Raina Verified Background Check

Hikes, Big Yard, Flexible Hours!

Frick, Oakland, CA, 94605

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

"Raina was an incredible host for Charlie while I was gone for the holidays. She was extremely flexible with timing and accommodated traveling back and forth ... (more)"

13. Jill Verified Background Check

Fenced Yard With Dog Door

Berkeley, CA, 94702

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Ronin is a rather shy dog who hates us going away. Jill, Dan and the other dogs kept him busy so he didn't miss us quite so badly. Thanks all! (more)"

14. Lisa Verified Background Check

Home full time

Berkeley, CA, 94705

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

"Lisa was fantastic!! She is so kind and caring. She took our pups on adventures and sent wonderful updates. I feel like our dogs were truly cared for; will a... (more)"

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15. Sarah Verified Background CheckRover 101

I'll love your friend as my own.

South Beach, San Francisco, CA, 94105

Dog Boarding

"Sarah and Brian were wonderful with our pup, Lucy, when they watched her for 4 nights. She was very responsive, and sent us several pictures throughout the d... (more)"

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16. Steve Verified Background Check

Steve Doggie Day care and Boarding

Lafayette, CA, 94549

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Steve & his family couldn't have taken better care of Mulligan during our stay. We were gone for 7+ days and received countless text messages, photos, and up... (more)"

17. Chioma Verified Background Check

Charming, loving, dependable sitter

Highland Terrace, oakland, CA, 94606

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

"Always such a pleasure. Seriously the only person I’ve let sit my pup. Chioma is so incredibly sweet, caring, and affectionate with my dog. I never worry whe... (more)"

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18. Suzanne Verified Background Check

Reliable,Experienced 24hr Care

Eastmont Hills, Oakland, CA, 94605

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"Awesome as always...our doggies love her yard and are happy when we pick them up.. Suzanne sends a daily picture or two so that we’re never out of touch... h... (more)"

19. Jessica Verified Background Check

I'll jog with your dog like my own!

Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding

"Loved my time out of the country and Jessica was a breeze to work with. She met with me the week before and was very accommodating. Asked a ton of great ques... (more)"

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20. Liz Verified Background Check

Flexible, Loving Sitter

Alameda, CA, 94501

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Liz has cared for my beloved dog, Bo. A large and adorable Labradoodle that requires a lot of attention. She has stayed with him overnight several times. ... (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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Sit a Dog, Save a Life lets you raise money for local dogs-in-need by doing something you do already: asking your neighbors to watch your dog instead of leaving them in a kennel. Many Rover sitters in Lake Merritt, Oakland donate a percentage of their earnings to nonprofits through Sit a Dog, Save a Life. When you book with a sitter who has the Rover Donation Badge on their profile, you're helping dogs in need, right here in Oakland.

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