House Sitting in Lake Merritt, Oakland

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

1. Soliah Verified Background Check

Flexible schedule

Gaskill, Oakland, CA, 94608

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Biscuit seems happy. My house is just as it was when I left. Soliah gets 5 stars from me. Thanks Soliah! (more)"

2. Michele Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

Fun Pal & Protector Who Works @Home

Adams Point, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting

"Michele was great. She was on time, flexible in managing all of the idiosyncrasies of our home and lifestyles. She even brought her guitar and played music f... (more)"

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3. Katrina Verified Background Check

Animal lover

Mosswood, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Would have never known this was her first experience on Rover (at least that’s what they said). The dogs were well taken care, seemed very happy on our retur... (more)"

4. Layla Verified Background Check

Pre-Vet student who loves dogs!

Tuxedo, Oakland, CA, 94602

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Layla was great with our puppy. We needed her help in the evening but she took the time to met up with me in the afternoon to get familiar with our area & ev... (more)"

5. Priscilla Verified Background Check

Dogs best friend

Clinton, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting

"Priscilla was such a lifesaver. I needed last minute care for Zero & she was quick to respond. My plans changed a few times & she was still able to work wit... (more)"

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6. Ashley Verified Background Check

Lifelong dog lover

Glenview, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ashley seemed to bond immediately with our dog. She has a warm presence and kind voice that our dog loved plus was super communicative over the holiday she w... (more)"

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7. Michaela Verified Enhanced Background Check

Loving & Dependable Care

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Michaela was wonderful during her stay with our two cats and sweet pup over Christmas. They were all very well cared for and she left our house spotless. I e... (more)"

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8. Bryce & Alix Verified Background Check

Animal lover w/20+ years experience

Lakeshore, Oakland, CA, 94610

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

"Bryce is a wonderful dog owner and has a lively pup named Elsa. She loves taking Elsa on walks and always takes the best care of her. Bryce is respectable... (more)"

9. Jess Verified Background Check

Cure My Puppy Fever!!

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94610

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

"Jess did an amazing job watching Denali. She was able to help out during a busy work week and last minute rover request. Jess communicates and instantly reli... (more)"

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10. Cate Verified Background CheckRover 101

Loving, playful & knowledgable

Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Cate was absolutely AMAZING! Our two dogs, Ruca and Max, can be a handful for my fiancée and I but Cate handled them with ease. We needed to leave town rathe... (more)"

11. Asher Verified Enhanced Background Check

Pet Care For Your On-The-Go Life

Rancho San Antonio, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Asher is fantastic!! Can't say enough about how happy I am to have had Asher take care of my finicky dog Winston. Winston is old and has been through a lot i... (more)"

12. Nadav Verified Enhanced Background Check

Your pets will be well cared for

Lakeshore, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Nadav is an amazing dog walker and dog sitter. Some days I think my pup loves him more than she loves me. Nadav is responsible and communicates about his sch... (more)"

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13. Josette Verified Background Check

Dog/House Sit in East Bay or FiDi

Lakewide, Oakland, CA, 94612

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

"Hello, Josette is a very sweet person and animal lover. She has an adorable kitty named Penelope at home in her apartment, and there’s no doubt that if the ... (more)"

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14. Phillip Verified Background Check

love what you do and you never work

Hoover-Foster, Oakland, CA, 94612

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Around dogs Phil is a big kid who displays unconditional love & enthusiasm for our 4-legged friends. He is irresistibly charming with all breeds, very respe... (more)"

15. Emily Verified Background Check

EmilySkips - bubbly, sunshine vibes

Clinton, Oakland, CA, 94606

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

"I would truly whole heartedly recommend Emily as a caregiver for your pup! Emily is incredibly gentle, contentious, loving, and full of energy! She will resp... (more)"

16. Jared Verified Enhanced Background Check

I LOVE DOGS!

Clinton, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jared was an excellent caregiver for our Atti girl and her friend Joe. He was very responsive to texts, sent us lots of cute updates about their adventures, ... (more)"

17. Hailee Verified Background Check

Experienced, caring dog lover!

Oakland Ave-Harrison St, Oakland, CA, 94612

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

"Hailee did a great job caring for Winston and Marti and kept us updated regularly with fun photos. Marti is a special-needs pup who needs regular expression... (more)"

18. Brady Verified Background Check

Last Minute Requestes Welcome!

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brady was fabulous! He came by for a meet-and-greet to go through all of the details of watching our pup, Clifford, while we were away. He was very responsiv... (more)"

19. Erin Verified Background Check

Uptown Walking and Dog Sitting

Lakewide, Oakland, CA, 94612

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sweet and takes good care of your dog. Also has a dog that's a total sweetheart. (more)"

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20. Kelly Verified Background Check

Loves animals of all kinds

Lakewide, Oakland, CA, 94612

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

"Kelly was great! She took care of 12 week old puppy for 5 hours with no issues. We came home to a happy pup. (more)"

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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