House Sitting in Lake Merritt, Oakland

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

1. Rhiana

I would rather date your pooch!

Berkeley, CA, 94705

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

About: Being a long-time dog-lover and owned by 5 dogs so far in my life, I have a strong affinity for the energy and unconditional love of our canine fri... (more)

2. Lisa

Let me love on your babes!

Chinatown, Oakland, CA, 94607

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

14 repeat clients

"Lisa is amazing. This was my first time using Rover and Lisa exceeded all expectations. We didn't make it easy on her by cancelling the first trip last min... (more)"

3. Sarah

Experienced, trustworthy dog lover!

Fairview Park, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Sarah is responsible and attentive. Basil loved showing her around the neighborhood. (more)"

4. Ann

Lifetime Dog & Cat Lover

Clawson, Oakland, CA, 94608

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ann did a great job and I could tell from my pup's demeanor when I got home that she had been relaxed and happy! Thank you so much, Ann! (more)"

5. Laura

Keeping you and your dogs happy!

Merritt, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Dog Walking

29 repeat clients

"Laura and I did a meet and greet prior to her house/dog sitting. She was on time, a joy to meet, thorough with her questions, and her little guy Cody was ado... (more)"

6. Hope

Patient, Active and loving sitter!

Emeryville, CA, 94608

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Hope was the perfect dog sitter- we feel very lucky to have found her. She house sat for a week our two dogs and I think by the end our smallest dog would ha... (more)"

7. Jessica

Doggycare and socialization

Berkeley, CA, 94705

House Sitting

12 repeat clients

"Jessica stayed in our flat to look after our Cairn Terrier Maggie for four nights. She was quick to respond to messages, was flexible with extending the stay... (more)"

8. Alexandra

Dependable loving care for your pup

Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"If you've come this far in Lex's profile and are still asking yourself if she's the right person to pet sit for you, maybe you should ask yourself if you wan... (more)"

9. Luis

Responsible couple for your pup(s)!

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Luis and his wife Tara took great care of my dog, cat and home. I came home to a clean place and healthy animals. They are very friendly and trustworthy. I w... (more)"

10. Frankie

Friendly animal and nature lover!

Clinton, Oakland, CA, 94606

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

About: Hi! I am a fun, animal loving female located near Lake Merritt and the Sausal Creek walk. I am a student and musician working from home with a fl... (more)

11. Oliver

Overnight care for dogs/cats

Longfellow, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"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)"

12. Maria

Animal lover.The right fit for you!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

14 repeat clients

"Maria watched our two dogs (Pit mix and a French Bulldog puppy) overnight at our house. She did a great job - the dogs were happy and the house was in great... (more)"

13. Madoka

Healthy Hapa Dog Lover <3

Oakland Ave-Harrison St, Oakland, CA, 94611

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

2 repeat clients

"Amazing! Bentley was loved from start to finish. He can be a little shy and is reserved when meeting new people but he seemed at ease for the whole sit. We w... (more)"

14. Yola

Your dog = best part of my day

alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

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

15. Kim

Smart, fun and energetic.

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Kim was great with communication ahead of the dog sitting and even came to my house to meet my dog and me. My pup was quite happy when I returned home from ... (more)"

16. 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)"

17. Scott

Diligent Professional Ready to Help

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

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

18. Rosalyn

Alaskan Pet Wrangler ???????

Longfellow, Oakland, CA, 94608

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Rosalyn did a terrific job taking care of our home and our pets while we were away. Thank you! (more)"

19. Jane

Thoughtful Bay Area canine care!

Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"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

"As always, Tiffany went above and beyond! She made special sweet potato treats for our dog, took advantage of the early morning to take him for a nice long w... (more)"

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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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