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House Sitting in Lake Merritt, Oakland

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

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1. Laurin

Everything You Need Under One Woof!

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"I can't say enough great things about Laurin and Josh! Right before we left, our pup had an unexpected injury. Without skipping a beat, they took amazing car... (more)"

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2. Naomi

Your Dog's Other Best Friend

Temescal, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"If I could give Naomi 10 stars I would. She was so communicative and thorough from the very start. My dog is everything to me. However, he is very stubborn, ... (more)"

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3. Brady

Last Minute Requestes Welcome!

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting

"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)"

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4th of July
4. Mariola

Home full time. Love dogs.

Berkeley, CA, 94703

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

"I have been a friend of Mariola for over 15 years. Mariola is a caring and kind person, who has a gentle way both with people and pets. She is a responsible ... (more)"

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5. Amber

Dogs are my spirit animal!

Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amber was fabulous! We were so happy to have her care for our two very “special needs” elderly dogs. We have an 18 year old who needs a lot of help getting... (more)"

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6. Laura

Keeping you and your dogs happy!

Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Laura is simply amazing. After watching our pup Inna for Christmas and New Year's, we had a family emergency just two days after that stay where we were unab... (more)"

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7. Rebecca

Paws-itively your pets pal!

Emeryville, CA, 94608

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rebecca did a wonderful job with Greta. She was very responsible and we knew Greta was happy and in good hands! We would highly recommend Rebecca and will w... (more)"

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8. Brandy

Friendly and experienced pet lover

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ludwig and Brencis had a great time with Brandy. Thanks for watching them and taking them on walks while we were away. Also, really loved getting the picture... (more)"

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9. Maria

Animal lover.The right fit for you!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Maria is terrific! Very communicative, extremely professional, trustworthy, and we came home to happy (and completely worn out) pups! Thank you Maria!! (more)"

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This weekend
10. Rosie

Let's RUN (or walk)!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rosie was able to stay the weekend with Azoth with less then a weeks notice. She sent cute update pictures over the weekend ensuring he was having a good time. (more)"

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11. Tasha

I’m Home Full Time & I Love Walks!

Rockridge, Oakland, CA, 94618

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"She’s an amazing women she has a lot to offer she’s a great person wit a great personality she’s wonderful in and out she’s honest kind loving caring she’s b... (more)"

12. Lara

Flexible, fun, reliable dog lover

Pill Hill, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lara waa such a great treat for both Bear and I! Leaving my Bear with a complete stranger in my home is always a little unsettling at first but Lara's proa... (more)"

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13. Giuliana

Friendly, active friend of dogs

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Giuliana did a terrific job housesitting for us over the Thanksgiving holiday. She left the house in pristine condition and handled our dog's needs with care... (more)"

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14. Adam

Athletic dog lover w/flex schedule

Prescott, Oakland, CA, 94607

House Sitting

"This was our first time using rover.com and its service, and we had the great luck choosing the most amazing dog sitter ever! Adam has been a real help durin... (more)"

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15. Arthur

Personalized Pet Care with Love <3

Mosswood, Oakland, CA, 94609

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

"AJ has been helping housesit Nevaeh while I'm out of town and has been nothing short of incredible! He's really caring, attentive and gives my pup a ton of l... (more)"

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16. Amy

Run - Walk - Play!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amy is a fanatic dog and house sitter. One of our rescues is slow to warm-up and she loved Amy immediately! Both dogs were happy and well cared for when we g... (more)"

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17. Katherine

Your dog's second favorite person

Hoover-Foster, Oakland, CA, 94608

House Sitting

"Katherine was wonderful! She sent me updates throughout the stay, and I felt completely comfortable leaving my puppy Lucy with her. I would highly recommend ... (more)"

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4th of July
18. Brandy

Lets go!

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I love long walks around the lake. Come join me! My apartment doesn’t allow pets, so all time spent with your pet will have my undivided attention ... (more)

19. Nancy

Sweet Animal Loving Family

Hoover-Foster, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

"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)"

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20. Stephanie

Reliable and fun dog walker

Merritt, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Stephanie was great with Tikaani - our Alaskan husky rescue who can be a handful and likes to get into mischief. She was attentive to our instructions, resp... (more)"

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