House Sitting in Lake Merritt, Oakland

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

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Lisa R.
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Home full timeBerkeley, CA, 94705
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Lisa was a great sitter for our French bulldog. She was very responsive to our messages, and regularly updated us on how Jake, our dog, was doing. She also took… (more)

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$95
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Jahleah E.
Pro Athlete for Fun with Your Pup!Bushrod, Oakland, CA, 94609
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Jahleah is great! Always reliable, always sending updates and giving advice. Ryu loves and trusts her and we feel safe knowing she is taking care of him. (more)

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$65
per night
Confirmed availability: Memorial day
Shelly M.
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Dog walkin’/cat pettin’.Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Shelly was a great sitter! She kept me updated with adorable pictures of Felix and made me feel at ease with leaving him home alone for the first time. She was … (more)

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$50
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Stephanie C.
All things pawsitive!Lake Merritt, Oakland, CA, 94610
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

OK so let me preface this by saying that when you find an incredible dog sitter, there's nothing quite like it. Stephanie has house sat and boarded my 2 dogs fo… (more)

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$150
per night
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Iryna D.
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Best Belly Rubs in Bay areaAlameda, CA, 94501
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

I’d give Iryna 10 stars if I could. She was responsive, reliable, and made the effort to do a thorough meet and greet ahead of the appointment, then she sent s… (more)

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$70
per night
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Loving & Dependable CareGrand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94610
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Michaela is super experienced around dogs. She did a great job house sitting for my little fella (15 lb terrier mix) who suddenly wasn't feeling well right befo… (more)

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$55
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Dog Trainer and Animal Lover!McClymonds, oakland, CA, 94607
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Amanda did a great job watching our two girls (dogs). They are two spoiled sweet doggies- and Amanda took care of all their needs. She sent many pics and was al… (more)

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$65
per night
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Recent Grad and Full Time Dog LoverAlameda, CA, 94501
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Emily is absolutely fantastic and our dog Maanee LOVES her! Emily took such a good care of Maanee while we were away during the long power outage. She communica… (more)

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$45
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Provider of hikes & belly rubsPiedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Julia was great. Carmen seemed to have a great time and she kept us updated with lots of pictures and texts while we were away! Thanks Julia!! (more)

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$90
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Flexible schedule - Dog lover!!Longfellow, Oakland, CA, 94608
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Rachel was great! She arrived on time to stay at my apartment for an overnight with my dog, George. She was communicative and provided me with a post stay revie… (more)

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$40
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Loving, playful & knowledgablePiedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Cate was great! She took such great care of our two puppies while we were on vacation. It is always hard to leave them behind but knowing you will have someone… (more)

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$65
per night
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Pets are Family!!Waverly, Oakland, CA, 94612
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Trinity is wonderful! We have been so at peace knowing such a responsible and attentive person is with our animals when we can’t be. She has been super responsi… (more)

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$32
per night
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Will care for your pal as you wouldPill Hill, Oakland, CA, 94609
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Raven is awesome! She totally saved the day when my sitter had to cancel the day before a very important date (Avengers Endgame!). Raven was kind, professional,… (more)

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$90
per night
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Love all the doggies and kitties!!Adams Point, Oakland, CA, 94610
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

Robb did a wonderful job taking care of our boys and watching our house. It was a huge peace of mind knowing they were in good hands. I've already booked Robb a… (more)

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$45
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Dog lover ready for care + cuddles!McClymonds, Oakland, CA, 94607
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Kelly was great! She kept me updated with texts and pics. One of my dogs was being grouchy and she handled him like a champ. She left my place very clean too. I… (more)

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$63
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Let's Go for a Walk!Merritt, Oakland, CA, 94606
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Alden was absolutely wonderful! He took such great care of our two dogs and watched over our house while we were out of town. He was professional, timely, att… (more)

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$65
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Paw me! 🐾🙋🏽‍♀️Oakland Ave-Harrison St, Oakland, CA, 94612
House Sitting

Karol was amazing! Our pup Barry had such a good time with her & we felt so at ease being out of the country knowing he was with her. She sent us cute photos & … (more)

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$130
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Full attention & love for your petGrand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94611
House Sitting, Dog Walking

Janine was really attentive and made every effort to ensure my two guys were as comfortable as possible. One is easy, the other a challenge and she more than ro… (more)

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$45
per night
Confirmed availability: Memorial day
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Kindness is King. 24/7 care.Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94606
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Todd gets an A++ for his caring and conscientiousness. Truly a dog person, he understands dogs and wants to do his utmost best to make sure your furry baby does… (more)

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$80
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Confirmed availability: Memorial day
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Loves all types, sizes, and breeds.Adams Point, Oakland, CA, 94610
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Henry is an excellent person for any animal. He has a very charismatic energy that my dog picked up on. I've no issues with him at all. (more)

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$40
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