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Doggy Day Care in Lake Merritt, Oakland

Drop off your dog at your sitter's home in the morning, and pick them up in the evening.

Tip: Contact sitters now to confirm availability.
1. Matthew

Home full-time - fenced grass yard!

Berkeley, CA, 94702

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Matt and Brittany were great with Sunny! I could tell from the stay that Sunny had a great time playing with their dog Luna, and that he received lots of att... (more)"

2. Reijun

Nanny for your fur baby :)

Alameda, CA, 94501

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Reijun is a very compassionate person and she is particularly fond of dogs. While she already had a dog and a cat of her own, she recently drove from San Fr... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
3. Julian and Karolina

Outdoorsy Dog Lovers

Berkeley, CA, 94703

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

"Karolina and Julian are amazing dog care takers and an absolute pleasure to work with! They are excellent communicators, and so sweet and considerate. They ... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
4. Mariola

Home full time. Love dogs.

Berkeley, CA, 94703

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

"Mariola was an awesome sitter! She was very responsive to our puppy, Pao Pao's, needs and went above and beyond to make sure he was comfortable. If you're lo... (more)"

5. Nori

Big Yard to Play

Jefferson, Oakland, CA, 94601

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

"Nori has been amazing! She’s super easy to work with and flexible with our schedule. Koda always comes home happy and well excersized. She also sends updates... (more)"

6. Sarah

Super capable & caring!

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

About: After graduating college, I've worked 6 years as a customer service administrative assistant and loved it! I'm very capable, reliable & friendly - ... (more)

7. Dee

Happy Dog Happy Life

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

"I am so thankful I found Dee! Dee has been a total lifesaver! Dee gives my dog a fun, safe, and comfy place to stay. Dee is super flexible, responsive and so... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
8. Alexandria

Avid Animal Lover, Rescuer & Sitter

Santa Fe, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

"She was soo great. My girlfriend and I had a last minute trip to San Francisco planned and she was able to accept Padfoot without a hitch. I told her about... (more)"

9. Sarah

Dog Lover on Lake Merritt!

Lakewide, Oakland, CA, 94607

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

"It was easy peasy setting up an appt with Sarah. I appreciated that for a little extra, she was able to pick up my pup and drop her back off. My pup came hom... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
10. Shakir

Responsible & Loving Home

Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Indigo was incredible. She gave clover a ton of exercise and love. They live in agreat place with plenty of room for pups to play. I will definitely continue... (more)"

Available this weekend
11. Nancy

Sweet Animal Loving Family

Hoover-Foster, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

"Very friendly and accommodating, my dog came back happy as ever. Her daughter even gave my Jaz a little goodbye present. Thanks you Nancy and your lovely fam... (more)"

12. Stephanie

Home full-time w/ puppy play mate

Longfellow, Oakland, CA, 94609

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Stephanie has looked after our puppy on four occasions now, and she is wonderful. She's provided frequent updates throughout each of our puppy's stays, as w... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
13. Sandy

Fenced yard, dog pool, sunny deck!

Santa Fe, Oakland, CA, 94608

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"We are so happy to have found Sandy! She is great with dogs and is super responsive. Wilkie has been having a blast at her place and we always get tons of c... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
14. Erika

You’re In Good Loving Paws

Alameda, CA, 94501

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Erika has made our pup Murphy very welcome in her home and her dog Sweet Pea is very cute. Murphy comes home very happy after her stay, and Erika does a grea... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
15. Winnie

We love dogs..I am home 24/7

Oakmore, OAKLAND, CA, 94602

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

"This is the first time that I’ve used Winnie. Most important thing is that my dog seems happy and she worked well with him. She has other dogs there so it’s ... (more)"

16. Karen

My Morkie puppy and I love to play

Temescal, Oakland, CA, 94609

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Karen has watched Tabi on occasion since Tabi was really young, and has been a lifesaver. Tabi absolutely adores her, so you can be assured that your pup wil... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
17. Connie

Responsible, Caring and Fun

Alameda, CA, 94501

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Connie is one of the most reliable and compassionate animal lovers I know. I’ve worked in the veterinary field for 30yrs and would trust her with any of my p... (more)"

18. David

The go-to dog sitter for friends!

Lakewide, Oakland, CA, 94612

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Took great care of Betty! It (more)"

19. Tom

Five stars daycare and boarding

alameda, CA, 94501

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

"Tom is a great sitter. My dog is on multiple meds as well as being brain damaged. Tom was able to get him to go to the park and play with other dogs! Will... (more)"

20. Arthur

Personalized Pet Care with Love <3

Mosswood, Oakland, CA, 94609

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

"Arthur was patient and kind to my pup. He was flexible with times and communicated well with me during my dog's stay. I could really tell that Arthur is some... (more)"

Dog lovers in Lake Merritt, Oakland, CA love day care sitters on Rover.com. Over 99 pet owners have reviewed day care sitters on Rover in Oakland, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5 stars. No matter what your price range is, you might be surprised to learn how affordable doggy day care in Oakland can be when you book with Rover. Wondering how much it might cost to book doggy day care? Check out our average doggy day care rates to get an idea before contacting a day care sitter near you.

No more begging your friends to take care of your dog when you have a day full of meetings. With Rover, you can book dog day care as often as you need it. Drop off your dog on your way to the office, then pick them up 8 hours later when you're heading home. It's that easy. You can book dog day care (or puppy day care) any day of the week, whether it's a one-time thing, all week, or an every-Tuesday arrangement. And just like overnight pet sitting booked through Rover, you get free premium insurance, a team of safety experts available 24/7, and cute photo updates sometime during the day. It's the easiest way to find a trustworthy sitter for your dog, someone who'll treat them like family while you're at work. Find your dog's perfect sitter, book, and relax. Your dog is in good hands.

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4) Enjoy your trip

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