House Sitting in Lake Merritt, Oakland

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

1. Arthur

Personalized Pet Care with Love <3

Mosswood, Oakland, CA, 94609

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

26 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)"

2. Nicole

Happiness is snuggling with a dog.

Emeryville, CA, 94608

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

"Nicole is one of those incredibly caring, thoughtful people that anyone would be lucky to have take care of their pet. She is responsible, good-natured, and ... (more)"

3. Lisa

Let me love on your babes!

Chinatown, Oakland, CA, 94607

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 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)"

4. Sarah

Experienced, trustworthy dog lover!

Fairview Park, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Sarah was so, so great with our puppy, Bubba! She watched him on New Year's Eve (THANK YOU!) and he took to her right away. She was super communicative, prof... (more)"

5. Emily

I adore people, animals, and nature

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting

"Emily is a great aunt to our 10-year old Chihuahua, we know when we leave her with Emily that she will be walked regularly, cared for and even spoiled! She i... (more)"

6. Laura

Keeping you and your dogs happy!

Merritt, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Dog Walking

28 repeat clients

"Laura is fantastic! She is great with our furry kids and is great at communicating with us and sending fun videos and photos! We used her for an overnight ... (more)"

7. Jessica

Doggycare and socialization

Berkeley, CA, 94705

House Sitting

12 repeat clients

"Jessica is fantastic! She was incredibly respectful of our house and dog/cat. She was responsive and provided great updates/photos. We will absolutely look t... (more)"

8. Hope

Patient, Active and loving sitter!

Emeryville, CA, 94608

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Hope was really great with our Great Dane, Alfred! Our boy has issues with other dogs, so felt that Alfred would be much happier at home for the week we wer... (more)"

9. Yola

Your dog = best part of my day

alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

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

10. Maria

Animal lover.The right fit for you!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 repeat clients

"Maria was great. She sent me numerous pics of my dog, Sessa, but also made the cat's feel like they were home, even though they are feral and not really into... (more)"

11. Diane

Dogs Love Me!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

11 repeat clients

"Diane did a stellar job house sitting our 2 dogs and cat. She dealt patiently with each of their quirks and they just generally had a great time. One of ou... (more)"

12. Michaela

Friendly sitter in Temescal!

Temescal, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Michaela stayed with my dogs for two weeks: one of them was having some anxiety issues at first, and she was so good about trying to help make things better.... (more)"

13. Luis

Responsible couple for your pup(s)!

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Tara and Luis were great. They stayed with our dog at our house while we were gone for the weekend. They were very communicative and responsive. They were... (more)"

14. Ann

Lifetime Dog & Cat Lover

Clawson, Oakland, CA, 94608

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I've known Ann for more than 30 years. In that time, I've watched her with her own animals and my own. I would have no hesitation asking her to care for my f... (more)"

15. Oliver

Overnight care for dogs/cats

Longfellow, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"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)"

16. Sara

I'm a dog's best friend

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sara is very responsible and lovely person. She took care of two of dogs who are not always at their best behaviors with each other. Sara was able to handle ... (more)"

17. Scott

Diligent Professional Ready to Help

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Great sitter, house and dog looked great, highly recommend! (more)"

18. Rebecca

I love looking after animals =)

Adams Point, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Rebecca grew up in a house full of animals, (four dogs and six cats). She has always loved practically anything with fur, and treats each one as special in ... (more)"

19. Jane

Thoughtful Bay Area canine care!

Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jane did a wonderful job of watching our dogs. She was punctual, had great attention to detail, overall easygoing but responsible, and very pleasant with us ... (more)"

20. Tiffany

Dog lover, Bark Ave employee

San Pablo Gateway, Oakland, CA, 94612

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

2 repeat clients

"Tiffany was fabulous with our dog, Carlos. He can be leash reactive and anxious, and she was very familiar with techniques to manage this, and he seemed comf... (more)"

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