Dog Walking in Lake Merritt, Oakland

Book a dog walker to give your dog a 30-minute walk around your neighborhood.

1. Naomi

Your Dog's Other Best Friend

Temescal, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

16 repeat clients

"Naomi was wonderful! She was very thorough, spent a lot of time on our first meet to really get to know Xena. I got a great report and pictures of their hi... (more)"

2. Amber

They call me the dog whisperer

Paradise Park, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

2 repeat clients

"Amber was reliable and so sweet. She was consistent with communication and took great care of our pup. Thanks amber! (more)"

3. Jan

I love them all!

Mosswood, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Jan is cheerful, flexible, reliable, and great with my little animal. A+ (more)"

4. Mary

A lover of animals big and small

Alameda , CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Mary is a great dog walker for our dog. She is extremely reliable, and let's us know well in advance when there is a schedule change. Our dog loves her, sh... (more)"

5. Katrina

Cuddles and outdoor adventures=YES!

Montclair, Oakland, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Kat has walked our hound dog multiple times. She is always on time, communicates well and ensures our girl has water after her walks. We have felt Kat to be ... (more)"

6. Emily

Dogs are a girl's best friend

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emily is attentive, caring, trustworthy and dependable. She loves our dog and 2 cats like they're her own. And they love her too. Emily cheerfully provides u... (more)"

7. John

Loving Care When You're Not There.✨

Mosswood, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I can't give John a higher review. He was amazing. He came through at at the last minute and took great care of my 9 year old spaniel. He ev (more)"

Confirmed President's Day Availability
8. Julianne

We’d love to take you to the beach!

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

10 repeat clients

"Julianne has loved animals all of her life? She has a special bond with animals and counts on them to help her through life's challenge. She hopes to become ... (more)"

9. SUNNY

Sunny ~n~Clyde's Doggie Destination

Temescal, Oakland, CA, 94609

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

20 repeat clients

"Sunny was amazingly helpful! My wife and I unexpectedly needed help with our dog and Sunny immediately respondid to our request and a couple hours later was ... (more)"

Confirmed President's Day Availability
10. Nowal

Attentive care, flexible hours!

Tuxedo, OAKLAND, CA, 94602

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Nowal is a passionate dog lover and a responsible care giver. I trust her with my two dogs and know that if there were ever any issue she would let me know... (more)"

Confirmed President's Day Availability
11. Joseph

A Zero-Carbon Animal Lover!

Rockridge, Oakland, CA, 94618

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

12 repeat clients

"Joseph took my dog Iso on two walks and was prompt, respectful and kind. Iso enjoyed both walks and I will definitely consider Joseph again. (more)"

12. Laura

Keeping you and your dogs happy!

Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Dog Walking

36 repeat clients

"Laura is great! She clearly loves dogs (and they love her) and she has a lot of experience caring for dogs with special needs. (more)"

Confirmed President's Day Availability
13. Katherine

I love walking and being outside!

Mosswood, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Katherine (aka KC) was my puppy sitter for quite a number of years and I can highly recommend her. Had she not moved away, I would still gladly hire her. She... (more)"

14. Allison

I can answer "who's the best boy?"

Prescott, Oakland, CA, 94607

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Allison was able to coordinate with me, come over to meet our dog, and then come back again to walk her, all within a 24 hour time frame. This was so helpful... (more)"

Confirmed President's Day Availability
15. Arthur

Personalized Pet Care with Love <3

Mosswood, Oakland, CA, 94609

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

39 repeat clients

"Arthur was great with Winston. It is comforting to know that I can trust someone to check in on Winston while we are at work. He sent lots of pictures, so I ... (more)"

Confirmed President's Day Availability
16. Stephanie

LOVE walking and sitting dogs!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Stephanie was great with my dog Barley! This was my first experience with this app and it worked great and she was super helpful in explaining how everything... (more)"

17. Marijane

Beautiful Oakland Hills Home

Crocker Highland, Oakland, CA, 94610

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

51 repeat clients

About: My retired mother and I have been caring for dogs for 16 years. My current dog is a rescue that many had given up on. Vets did not expect him to li... (more)

18. Adam

I love a smiling dog.

Ivy Hill, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

About: I've never met a dog that wasn't already my friend. I've almost always had some kind of pet in my household. My family always had a dog or two whil... (more)

Confirmed President's Day Availability
19. Jennifer

Loving care for your furbaby.

Northgate, Oakland, CA, 94612

House Sitting, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Jennifer was great with Oaken! She messaged me right away when Oaken became anxious after one of their walks, and I was able to give her instructions so I ap... (more)"

20. Wesley

Guide Dog for the Blind Caretaker

Chinatown, Oakland, CA, 94607

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

6 repeat clients

"Wesley is consistent and clearly loves animals. You can count on him to provide excellent care. (more)"

Dog owners in Lake Merritt, Oakland, CA turn to dog walkers on Rover.com for their dog walking needs. Over 99 pet owners have reviewed dog walkers in Oakland, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. Dog walking can be affordable, no matter where you live or what your price range may be. Curious about how much dog walking costs in Oakland with Rover.com? Check out our average dog walking rates near you to get an idea before getting a conversation started with a dog walker on Rover. When you leave your dog with a walker you've connected with on Rover, you can relax, knowing your dog will be treated like family.

No more begging your friends to take your dog for a walk when you can't make it home in time. With Rover, you can find a loving Lake Merritt dog walker who'd love to take your dog for a 30-minute stroll or jog around the neighborhood. Book a dog walker for one day or all week, just tomorrow, or every Tuesday. We're proud to bring you dog walkers who've built dog walking businesses right here on Rover. No matter how much exercise your dog needs, we can help you find the perfect dog walker in Lake Merritt, Oakland. And just like overnight services booked on Rover, dog walking booked on Rover includes premium insurance, photo updates, and 24/7 support. Someone nearby can't wait to walk your dog, and it's easier than ever to find them.

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