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. Jayne

Designer that loves doggies

Clinton, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jayne always took such good care of Bubby every day in our office. Not only did she always make sure his food, water, bathroom, grooming, and medical needs w... (more)"

2. Kelsey

Lake Merrit Dog Heaven walks Daily!

Lakewide, Oakland, CA, 94612

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

About: I grew up with dogs, bunnies, turtles, etc. and have always had a soft spot for animals! My boyfriend and I live in an amazing area of Oakland with... (more)

3. Lisa

Let me love on your babes!

Chinatown, Oakland, CA, 94607

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

14 repeat clients

"Lisa is warm and wonderful! She kept me updated as to how my Iris was doing, and took some excellent photos of her playing as well. Iris' box was in great co... (more)"

4. Julian

Dog-loving couple! Avid Hikers!

Berkeley , CA, 94703

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

20 repeat clients

"Julian was fantastic in caring for our girl, Xena, and a guest pup, as well! Xena can be somewhat intimidating and doesn't easily trust those she doesn't kn... (more)"

5. Jasmin

reliable, caring,experienced,loving

Lakeshore, Oakland , CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Jasmin's life long love of dogs, and deep insight into their nature, showed from the start. She did a wonderful job helping me understand my puppy, shared i... (more)"

6. Megan

Here for all your pup's needs!

Hoover-Foster, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Megan is fantastic with dogs! My dogs are always happy to see her. She's super accomodating and has a flexible schedule, making her very easy to coordina... (more)"

7. Perrie

I already love your dog!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Perrie took care of my two dogs for three weeks. She did a great job. I would recommend her services. Thanks, Perrie! (more)"

8. Talia

Oakland-based, dependable pet lover

Lakewide, Oakland, CA, 94612

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

14 repeat clients

"Talia could not be kinder and more pet-empathetic. I returned home to two very relaxed and happy cats (who are not the most relaxed, ordinarily). Thanks so m... (more)"

9. Amber

I'm a great pack leader

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"amber helped us out in a last minute emergency. came over asap and met Wyatt @;) Wyatt loved amber at first sight. Amber took great care in taking direct... (more)"

10. Ciera

College Sitter Missing Puppies

Hoover-Foster, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

1 repeat client

"Ciera checked in on our cat for a week and did a great job. No complaints. (more)"

11. Ann

Lifetime Dog & Cat Lover

Clawson, Oakland, CA, 94608

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Ann did a wonderful job checking in on my pup and birds while I was away. I will definitely be contacting her again for my next trip. (more)"

12. Ashley

Buckeye in the Golden State.

Adams Point, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ashley cared for my dog for 8 days while I was on vacation. She really went the extra mile walking him a couple times a day and making sure he was loved and... (more)"

Confirmed available next weekend (Apr 27 - Apr 30)
13. Alexandria

Avid Animal Lover, Rescuer & Sitter

Santa Fe, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

37 repeat clients

"Alexandria was great with our cat sitting at our house. She was very kind, sent us many pictures and updates of our kitty. We really appreciated the texts an... (more)"

14. Tiffany

Professional dog walker/boarder

San Pablo Gateway, Oakland, CA, 94612

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

3 repeat clients

"Setting up our walk schedule was so easy with Tiffany. She is responsive and organized and everything was a breeze. And most importantly our dog loves her! (more)"

15. Stella

Active, friendly, & loving!

Ralph Bunche, OAKLAND, CA, 94607

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Stella is an active girl with a heart of gold. She loves dogs and will make sure the dog she's sitting receives love and care as if it were her own. The owne... (more)"

16. Allie

Pet toy designer = dog dream sitter

Lynn-Highland Park, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Allie has a track record of providing quality care to precious furbabies. She goes above and beyond to provide comfortable, quality care-- this includes vigo... (more)"

17. Gina

So Much Love In Our Home

Clawson, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

26 repeat clients

"Gina is great! Our cat Nokah was well take care of and adored, just like she likes! Thank you, Gina. Nokah is already looking forward to our next trip. :) (more)"

18. Rachael

Miss Walking Dogs & Love Cats

Cleveland Heights, Oakland , CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Thanks for stopping by! (more)"

19. Dayana

Fun, caring, animal lover!

Lakewide, Oakland, CA, 94612

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Dayana was fantastic. Our rescue cat is still warming up to the idea of other humans, but Dayana managed to get him out of his shell a little bit. She gave u... (more)"

20. Matthew

Outgoing and Energetic Pet Lover

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Matthew came over to meet "Scout," our female German Shepherd dog before his drop-in visit and dog walk. Our dog automatically took to him, which she does... (more)"

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