House Sitting in Lake Merritt, Oakland

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

1. Sarah

Experienced, trustworthy dog lover!

Fairview Park, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Sarah is responsible and attentive. Basil loved showing her around the neighborhood. (more)"

2. Andrea

Your dog's new best friend

Millsmont, Oakland, CA, 94605

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Andrea is a great dog-sitter. We checked in with each other over the course of me being away and her staying with Targa and I received pictures and lots of ... (more)"

3. Anna

Friendly dog walked next door!

Fairfax, Oakland, CA, 94601

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have had the wonderful experience of growing up with dogs! They were always my best friends when I was young. Since then I have spent the last 4 ... (more)

4. Laura

Keeping you and your dogs happy!

Merritt, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Dog Walking

30 repeat clients

"Laura is so kind. Our older dog passed recently and she was so sensitive to our remaining dog - knowing that the transition was probably hard for her too. It... (more)"

5. Lisa

Let me love on your babes!

Chinatown, Oakland, CA, 94607

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

14 repeat clients

"Lisa was great. She stayed with Riley while I was out of town. Riley was well taken care of and happy and Lisa sent a bunch of photos. I have already rebo... (more)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
6. Ann

Lifetime Dog & Cat Lover

Clawson, Oakland, CA, 94608

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Ann was fantastic and I highly reccommend her! This was my first go-round using Rover and I was a nervous nelly about leaving our furry family member with a... (more)"

7. Nicole

The ultimate dog lover!

Mountain View Cemetery, oakland, CA, 94618

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hi, my name is Nicole and i am currently a freshman at California College of the Arts. love dogs of all kinds. I have a dog of my own at home but w... (more)

8. Oliver

Overnight care for dogs/cats

Longfellow, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Oliver did a great job with our dog! He was very flexible on arrival/departure time and took good care of our pup while we were out of town. (more)"

9. Perrie

I already love your dog!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Perrie did an amazing job dog sitting for us when we were out of town. She kept us updated and sent pics and took great care of our dog Denzel. we will boo... (more)"

10. Kim

Smart, fun and energetic.

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Kim was great with communication ahead of the dog sitting and even came to my house to meet my dog and me. My pup was quite happy when I returned home from ... (more)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
11. Luis

Responsible couple for your pup(s)!

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Luis and his wife Tara took great care of my dog, cat and home. I came home to a clean place and healthy animals. They are very friendly and trustworthy. I w... (more)"

12. Yola

Your dog = best part of my day

alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Yola was helpful, friendly, clean and prompt. Our dog, Jake liked her right away. I recommend her and will use her again! (more)"

13. Lauren

Fun-loving but responsible!

Pill Hill, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lauren grew up with cats and dogs in the house and she was always the one who made sure they were fed and walked. She is a very patient, kind, smiley person... (more)"

14. Jessica

Psst!Reliable Pet Sitter Over Here!

Bushrod, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

14 repeat clients

"We had to book somewhat last minute because our normal sitter was unavailable. Jessica replied promptly and was available to meet up the next day. Our dogs l... (more)"

15. Benjamin

Responsible & Loving Dog Sitter

Fairview Park, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Benjamin is great with dogs. He is very responsible and trustworthy. He is a caring and kind person. You can totally depend on him to take great care of y... (more)"

16. Madoka

Healthy Hapa Dog Lover <3

Oakland Ave-Harrison St, Oakland, CA, 94611

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

1 repeat client

"Amazing! Bentley was loved from start to finish. He can be a little shy and is reserved when meeting new people but he seemed at ease for the whole sit. We w... (more)"

17. Talia

Oakland-based, dependable pet lover

Lakewide, Oakland, CA, 94612

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

14 repeat clients

"Talia took such good care of Jovi (and one of my friend's puppy Brownie). Both babies loved being around her and I don't think thry missed us at all :) which... (more)"

18. Amber

I'm a great pack leader

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Amber was great! Maggie was happy to see me when I got home, but more excited to see Amber when she dropped off the key! (more)"

19. Tiffany

Professional dog walker/boarder

San Pablo Gateway, Oakland, CA, 94612

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

3 repeat clients

"Tiffany was amazing. I couldn't ask for anything more from her. She is a GREAT listener, she new exactly what to do without much clarification. She followed ... (more)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
20. Jacqueline

Experienced Dog Lover!

Northgate, Oakland, CA, 94612

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

"I don’t think I have ever seen a bigger dog lover than Jackie. She points out every dog she sees, usually followed by “oh my God, he’s so cute”. You also won... (more)"

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When it comes to house sitting, dog owners in Lake Merritt, Oakland, CA love Rover.com. Over 99 owners have reviewed sitters in Oakland, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. The cost of house sitting in Lake Merritt may surprise you - in a good way. That's because there's a house sitter on Rover for nearly every price range and lifestyle. Curious about how much it you can expect to pay for house sitting on Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

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 house sitter in seconds on Rover.com. If you're looking for trusted dog sitters while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a house 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, sitter testimonials, 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 pet sitters and dog walkers.

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