Dog Boarding in Lake Merritt, Oakland

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1. Rainey

Sunshine, Walks & Love with Rainey

Redwood Heights, Oakland, CA, 94619

Dog Boarding

4 repeat clients

"Rainey was an excellent host! She sent me updates and pictures every day. Our girl came home happy and tired from all of the walks and adventures she had wit... (more)"

2. Kaileen

Full time dog lover!

Hoover-Foster, Oakland, CA, 94609

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

2 repeat clients

"Kaileen was so great! Quick responses and took great care of my Maizey and Lovey! Last minute recooked and she was very acomodating! And also made me feel... (more)"

3. Sue

Sleeps with Dogs

Clinton, Oakland, CA, 94606

Dog Boarding

53 repeat clients

"Walter clearly loved his time at Sue's. They treated him as family and sent me several pictures every day of him clearly having fun. I'm definitely going to ... (more)"

4. Sally

Ready to spoil your pet

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

11 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)"

5. Emily

Lots of hiking and dog parks!

Downtown, Oakland, CA, 94612

Dog Boarding

2 repeat clients

"Emily and Zermott are the best! I think my puppy was honestly depressed to leave them. Emily kept May busy on hikes, at the dog park, and even bringing her t... (more)"

6. Gemma

Home Full Time- loves walking

Emeryville, CA, 94608

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

2 repeat clients

"Gemma is a life saver and the ultimate dog lover. She looked after my baby Roger while I went on a last minute work trip. Gemma was communicative the whole t... (more)"

7. Tom

Five stars daycare and boarding

alameda, CA, 94501

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

31 repeat clients

"Tom and his family were great! They took great care of our dog Pikachu and even sent us a photo update if him nestled in their daughter's bed amongst a bunch... (more)"

8. Jill

Fenced Yard With Dog Door

Berkeley, CA, 94702

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

4 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)"

9. Erica

Fun, loving home with a sweet pup!

Trestle Glen, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

37 repeat clients

"Erica was great! She sent us pictures of Ginger so we wouldn't worry about her, and she took great care of Ginger. We wouldn't hesitate having her care for G... (more)"

10. Geraldine

Lots of love&fun in Redwood Heights

Redwood Heights, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding

2 repeat clients

"Geraldine and Laura we're very flexible and communicative during Wiley's stay in their beautiful, dog friendly home. We had some specific requests during our... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
11. Julianne

Vet tech student

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

2 repeat clients

"Juliane was amazing with pepper! I Had to leave for a two week work trip and left my 7month old dog with her an mako, and she made me feel very at ease with ... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
12. Anna

Family looking to love your dog!

Upper Dimond, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

2 repeat clients

"Anna and her family were so sweet and eager to watch Harley. After 5 days with Anna's family and another lab they were watching she had a hard time leaving a... (more)"

13. Noelle

Tons of time to nurture your pup!

Temescal, Oakland, CA, 94609

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Noelle was very accommodating for what was a last minute boarding. We met, she showed me her place and where Jake could be in the house (almost anywhere she ... (more)"

14. Sarah

Dog Lover on Lake Merritt!

Lakewide, Oakland, CA, 94607

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

7 repeat clients

"It's my first time try dog sitting overnight with Sarah, she is so sweet and took kodi to the dog park and play, which I haven't took kodi to play outdoors f... (more)"

15. Shakir

Responsible & Loving Home

Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

24 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. Maggie

Your dogs other best friend

Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

3 repeat clients

"Maggie is fantastic! She was very helpful in getting Leia settled and took care of her while I was on a trip. She went out of her way to watch Leia when my f... (more)"

17. Yonatan

HOME FULL-TIME + LARGE FENCED YARD

Oakland Ave-Harrison St, Oakland, CA, 94610

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

"Yonatan is my go to sitter for my cocker spaniel, Ella. She is a very temperamental dog with an anxiety disorder, but I know I can trust Yonatan to provide t... (more)"

18. Emilee

I'll walk Lake Merrit with your dog

Adams Point, Oakland, CA, 94610

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Emilee was easy to coordinate with and very considerate of any special requests for our dog. She was happy to meet with us beforehand as well. She seemed ver... (more)"

19. Josue

Josh and fam Dog sitting Glenview

Glenview, OAKLAND, CA, 94602

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

13 repeat clients

"While on vacation I boarded my dog, Simba, with Josue family and was very pleased with the care he received. Simba is a large and active puppy and he can be... (more)"

20. Latricia

Loving and personalized pet care.

Longfellow, OAKLAND, CA, 94609

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

36 repeat clients

"She is wonderful! I have never seen my dog gravitate towards anyone the way he did with her (he's well, less than friendly with new people). She sends pics t... (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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