House Sitting in Lake Merritt, Oakland

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

1. Diane

Dogs Love Me!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

28 repeat clients

"Diane was wonderful with our 10 month old Golden Retriever! Like any 10 month old dog, he is still a puppy and has a lot of energy! Diane did a fantastic job... (more)"

2. Danielle

Dog lover with years of experience!

Longfellow, oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

10 repeat clients

"This was my first time using Danielle and she did not disappoint! The dogs were taken for numerous walks, they were very happy upon our return from having a ... (more)"

3. Laurin

Everything You Need Under One Woof!

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

6 repeat clients

"Laurin was amazing with Tripp! She took him on adventures and gave me daily updates! She also kept my house tidy while i was away. I'll definitely book with ... (more)"

4. Amy

Run - Walk - Play!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Amy stayed in our home and took care of our 2 dogs. One of which is a puppy and still house training. Amy is reliable, trustworthy and a great communicator. ... (more)"

5. Naomi

Your Dog's Other Best Friend

Temescal, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

16 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)"

6. Adam

Athletic dog lover w/flex schedule

Prescott, Oakland, CA, 94607

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Adam made the best weekend for our girls, Addie and Papaya, filled with playing fetch and tug-o-war while we were away. We appreciated the pics and videos, a... (more)"

7. Adam

I love a smiling dog.

Ivy Hill, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Fantastic dog and house sitter. Came home to two happy dogs and a perfectly kept house. Adam thanks for keeping in touch throughout the trip as well! (more)"

8. Katherine

I love walking and being outside!

Mosswood, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Katherine was the BEST! She house sat Wiley, my 2 year old pit bull, for several days while I was away. She kept me updated with texts and photos of Wiley. K... (more)"

9. Amber

They call me the dog whisperer

Paradise Park, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

3 repeat clients

"Amber was great -- very accommodating and extremely communicative/responsive with questions, photos etc. (more)"

10. Heather

I'll jog with your dog

Northgate, Oakland, CA, 94612

House Sitting

1 repeat client

"Heather was great. She's super responsive to messages and kept me updated on how Jayden was doing when I was gone. I would definitely book with her again! (more)"

11. Ellen

Cesar Millan has nothing on me!

Mosswood, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"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)"

12. Lisa

Let me love on your babes!

Chinatown, Oakland, CA, 94607

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

17 repeat clients

"It was a great relief to have Lisa stay with Dumpling a mere two weeks after her ACL surgery (quite unanticipated when we planned our trip). Lisa was on top ... (more)"

13. Arthur

Mobile Doggy Daycare

Longfellow, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

16 repeat clients

"Arthur is passionate about his fur friends and the work he does. When Arthur is around I know my fur babes are in excellent hands. (more)"

14. Arthur

Personalized Pet Care with Love <3

Mosswood, Oakland, CA, 94609

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

39 repeat clients

"Arthur was great. Showed up, loved up our dog, and left the house clean and the dog bathed — all while we were overseas! I just recommended him to a neighbor... (more)"

15. NP P. & Andre

Dog Family in SF/Bay!

Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

19 repeat clients

"Our vacation was made 10x better knowing our dog and home were in such good hands. We received lots of updates on Vader, our dog, with adorable photos as he ... (more)"

16. Grace

We love hiking and dogs!

Prescott, Oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Grace is a true dog lover! She has cared for my dog multiple times and always goes above and beyond to make my pup comfortable and happy. I always have peace... (more)"

17. Laura

Keeping you and your dogs happy!

Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Dog Walking

37 repeat clients

"Laura was fantastic! Walked our dogs during the set time period and sent a bunch of pictures. Would definitely recommend and hope that she is available for f... (more)"

18. Emily

Dogs are a girl's best friend

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Emily walks my dog Diego twice a week and I couldn’t be happier with her services. Ever since I became wheelchair-bound, I can no longer walk him myself so i... (more)"

19. Jennifer

Loving care for your furbaby.

Northgate, Oakland, CA, 94612

House Sitting

6 repeat clients

"Jennifer was so helpful and the pups loved her while we were on vacation. She was always on time and spent a good amount with them. She took plenty of photos... (more)"

20. Stephanie

Reliable and fun dog walker

Merritt, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"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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