House Sitting in Lake Merritt, Oakland

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight in your home.

1. Laurin

Everything You Need Under One Woof!

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

8 repeat clients

"Just wonderful ? Laurin is a big dog lover, very reliable, she sent me updates with pics and videos every day while we were away. Thanks to her we could enj... (more)"

2. Jeremy

Dogs love me & I love them! :)

Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Jeremy is a terrific young man with a great sense of humor, infinite patience and a kind demeanor. He is responsible, a great communicator and easy-going. I ... (more)"

3. Adam

Athletic dog lover w/flex schedule

Prescott, Oakland, CA, 94607

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

7 repeat clients

"Adam was wonderful with our two dogs. He walked them, he sent us pictures, he kept us updated. He's very easy to work with, and clearly he cares about animal... (more)"

4. Naomi

Your Dog's Other Best Friend

Temescal, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

19 repeat clients

"Naomi is just amazing . We had her petsit in our little home for the first time time last week for 4 nights . We have 3 little pooches and she was so good wi... (more)"

5. Sydney

Ready to play with any & all dogs!!

Berkeley, CA, 94705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Sydney was great. Came over to meet dogs ahead of time. She had to give one of the dogs medicine (which wasn't planned when we booked dogsitting). Got a v... (more)"

6. Brooke

Dogs are people too.

Berkeley, CA, 94703

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I met Brooke when I worked as a house manager for a very high profile private family as her boss. Brooke nannied for their children and was the regular house... (more)"

7. Rosie

Let me RUN with your pup!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Rosie came to my rescue at the last minute. She was friendly, responsive and I could tell she really cared for my animals. This gave me immense peace of mind... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
8. Andrew

I'll pet and love on your dog!

San Pablo Gateway, Oakland, CA, 94612

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

About: A year ago, my girlfriend started training me to be aware of how pets behave and act, providing a new possibility for me to coexist with animals. O... (more)

9. Brandy

Friendly and experienced pet lover

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Brandi stayed at our house and watched after our dog, Sadie, and cat, Bailey. Brandi was great and super reliable. Sadie is a very leash reactive dog wit... (more)"

10. Giuliana

Friendly, active friend of dogs

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

10 repeat clients

"Giuliana is an absolute delight. Both our dogs love her. She’s very respectful of our home, very loving to our dogs. We highly recommend her. (more)"

11. An Duc

Happiness is a Warm Puppy

Fruitvale Station, Oakland, CA, 94601

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

2 repeat clients

"Thank you so much, An Duc, for being such an excellent dog sitter for our 12week old puppy! An Duc not only watched our very active puppy in our home the ful... (more)"

12. Georgina

I know about a doggone good time!

Hoover-Foster, oakland, CA, 94608

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

"After having a terrible experience with another walker with my new rescue pup, I was a little nervous about starting the search for a new walker. Luckily, I ... (more)"

13. Laura

Keeping you and your dogs happy!

Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Dog Walking

41 repeat clients

"Laura was very attentive and detail oriented when meeting me and my dogs before her stay. I instantly felt my fur babies would be in good hands! She clearly ... (more)"

14. Brady

Last Minute Requestes Welcome!

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting

7 repeat clients

"Punctual, clean, responsive, and dependable...Brady looked after my 12 yr old Shih-Tzu for two weeks at my home. He was willing to meet me prior to my vacati... (more)"

15. Nicholas

Dog whisperer

Crocker Highland, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

"Nicholas is my teenage son who is currently a fresh man in community college. He has lived with three doggie family members all his life. He has cared and lo... (more)"

16. Amy

Run - Walk - Play!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

9 repeat clients

"Amy is easy-going and totally on top of it! I felt completely comfortable knowing she was caring for my two pups and kitty. My shy FMD mix warmed up to her r... (more)"

17. Ellen

Cesar Millan has nothing on me!

Mosswood, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Rachel was great to work with! Super communicative with great pictures of all my fur babes. I look forward to working with her moving forward. Welcome to the... (more)"

18. Katherine

Your dog's second favorite person

Hoover-Foster, Oakland, CA, 94608

House Sitting

10 repeat clients

"Katherine was amazing, super communicative and responsive. It was our first time leaving our puppy and she made it easy. Plus, Charlotte loved her! (more)"

19. Nancy

Sweet Animal Loving Family

Hoover-Foster, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

4 repeat clients

"Nancy is a reliable and caring dog sitter. She has watched my dog many times and always seems genuinely excited to hang out with my high energy boxer. I am s... (more)"

20. Kitty

I'll take your dog on hiking trips!

San Pablo Gateway, Oakland, CA, 94612

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

"Kitty is a really friendly dog walker. She arrives on time and has a great attitude with my puppy. She's always there to dog sit when I go on vacations. She ... (more)"

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