Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Lake Merritt, Oakland

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your dog.

1. Amy

Run - Walk - Play!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Amy was great! Super communication, and very attentive to our cat Sally while we were away. I would definitely book again, thanks Amy! (more)"

2. Laurin

Everything You Need Under One Woof!

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

8 repeat clients

"Laurin has been a dream sitter for my senior dog, even when my plans change last minute. He takes a while to warm up to people, and I'm so happy to have a co... (more)"

3. Adam

I love a smiling dog.

Ivy Hill, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Wow! Adam was so nice, on time, sweet with our puppy tuna, and very communicative about each stop in. He even sent me some great photos he took of her on his... (more)"

4. An Duc

Happiness is a Warm Puppy

Fruitvale Station, Oakland, CA, 94601

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

2 repeat clients

"First time using Rover and was a little hesitant at first, but had no other choice. I’m so glad we chose An Duc as our first sitter. He is fast at responding... (more)"

5. Gretchen

I love walks!

Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Gretchen has been amazing at coming and taking care of my puppy who can’t yet go on walks because she doesn’t have all her shots ! She’s very easy to coordin... (more)"

6. Jan

I love them all!

Mosswood, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Jan is easy going and knows how to work with all types of dogs. Mango can sometimes be challenging, but I knew Jan would know how to treat him - thus they be... (more)"

7. Marissa

Let's hit the trail! Home Full-Time

Longfellow, Oakland, CA, 94608

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

31 repeat clients

"Marissa was a really great sitter! My cats really loved her right away and were super happy for her visits. Marissa was a great communicator and was able to ... (more)"

8. Maria

Animal lover.The right fit for you!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

17 repeat clients

"Maria was a lifesaver for us and our cat this past week! We're new to the area and hadn't anyone to care for our cat while we went out of town for a friend's... (more)"

9. Samantha

Flexible Schedule and Cozy Home!

Prescott, Oakland, CA, 94608

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sam is wonderful with all pets. She truly loves and respects them. She has pet sit for me multiple times and I trust her absolutely. (more)"

10. Sarah

Super capable & caring!

Alameda, CA, 94501

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Fantastic help and our puppy really enjoyed the visit (more)"

11. Shani

Cuddles From A Queer Vegan Couple

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

12 repeat clients

"Lex was excellent! From arriving when they said they would to giving amazing attention to our fur babies...it's no wonder why our dogs love Lex so much. The ... (more)"

12. Giuliana

Friendly, active friend of dogs

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

10 repeat clients

"Our senior dogs love Giuliana! They are fairly large dogs and she handles them very well. Giuliana responds quickly and is very accommodating. We will defini... (more)"

13. Lisa

PA student with a love for animals!

Glenview, Oakland, CA, 94602

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Lisa was an absolute godsend for my last-minute excursion out of town and provided great care to my two cats. She was very attentive to their special needs, ... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
14. Victoria

Total dog lady!!

Longfellow, Oakland, CA, 94609

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

42 repeat clients

"Victoria was great. The cats loved her and she took great care of them on her check-ins. It helped us so much knowing we had her to look after them. (more)"

15. Rachel

safe and fun doggy vacation!!!

Rancho San Antonio, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rachel is a very kind and loving person, she is always thinking of others and loves dogs. Anytime she sees a dog she falls in love and what's to pet and cudd... (more)"

16. Sucheta

I'll love your dog like it's mine!

Oakland, CA, 94608

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hi there! I'm Sucheta. I am an experienced and dedicated dog caretaker, and I would LOVE to become your new go-to sitter. I joined Rover because my... (more)

17. Kasey

Walks, jogs and happy barks!

Clinton, Oakland, CA, 94606

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

1 repeat client

"Kasey did an incredible job dropping in on our kitties, rats and fish while we were gone for a week. She kept us up-to-date with photos and followed our inst... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
18. Alexandra

Energetic, Experienced Dog Trainer

Pill Hill, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Alex did a great job taking care of my dog, Finn, while I was out of town visiting my sister in L.A. last month. Finn is a bit older and has to take Rimadyl ... (more)"

19. Therese

I whisper dog. responsible + loving

Lakewide, Oakland, CA, 94612

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

1 repeat client

"Therese did a great job of making sure our Dog got plenty of walking. She is very good at dog sitting and walking. I can't recommend her enough (more)"

20. Sara

Snuggles, walk, run, and play

Cleveland Heights, OAKLAND, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Sara was the first person I (more)"

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