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

2 repeat clients

"She gave me detailed notes and multiple high quality pictures every day! I knew my cat was fed, cuddled and played with each morning. I highly recommend he... (more)"

2. Xristina

I'll run/walk/hike with your dog!

Hoover-Foster, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"A few months ago, I had an unplanned trip to the hospital and my first worry was my dog Luna. I called Christine and immediately went to my house to check o... (more)"

3. Sarah

Safe and dog friendly neighborhood

Berkeley, CA, 94705

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

"Sarah has watched our whole household of animals countless times and has always managed everything amazingly- she is a wonderfully kind, intelligent woman wh... (more)"

4. Holly

Dog lover to care for your dog

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

"Holly is a class act. Courteous, detail-oriented, and very resourceful. She's a people person and dog person and handles herself quite nicely. Meticulous and... (more)"

5. Stephanie

Love dogs & cats! I work from home.

Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

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

3 repeat clients

"Stephanie was fantastic! Came over for a meet n greet, was super responsive and flexible. Tazzie was happy and we'll cared for when I got home! I highly rec... (more)"

6. Talia

Oakland-based, dependable pet lover

Upper Laurel, Oakland, CA, 94619

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

14 repeat clients

"I strive for words! This experience surpassed my greatest expectations by a billion miles! I am so impressed with Talia. Her professionalism is exceeded only... (more)"

7. Perrie

Loving local pet care in Alameda

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Perrie was super quick to respond and kept me up to date every step of the way and sent me tons of picture of sweet Kahlua! I'll definitely be using her agai... (more)"

8. Alix

I'll take your dog for trail runs

Berkeley, CA, 94704

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

"Alix is very responsible and absolutely loves animals! She loves every animal as if it were her own. She has owned dogs, rabbits and guinea pigs. She loves t... (more)"

9. Lisa

Let me love on your babes!

Chinatown, Oakland, CA, 94607

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

17 repeat clients

"Lisa's great! She does it all and my dogs already feel comfortable with her after one booking. She even washes utensils from feeding - above and beyond what'... (more)"

10. Brian

Home full-time - large fenced yard

Hawthorne, Oakland, CA, 94601

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

About: I love spending time with all animals, but especially dogs. I have one dog who loves having lots of doggy friends to play with. I can take your d... (more)

11. Julia

Pics Sent When You're Away!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Julia was great! She responded very quickly to my last minute request and sent plenty of pictures! I will definitely contact her again for my next sitting need! (more)"

12. Taylor

Let me snuggle + play with your pup

Ralph Bunche, Oakland, CA, 94607

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Taylor did a great job checking in on our two kitties. She fed them, played with them and cleaned their litter box. She also left very detailed reviews of he... (more)"

13. Noelle

Tons of time to nurture your pup!

Temescal, Oakland, CA, 94609

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I would trust Noelle with my dog, Charlie, any day under any circumstances. She has such a genuinely loving person, and my dog can't help but adore her. I al... (more)"

14. Danielle

Dog lover with years of experience!

Longfellow, oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

About: Overall I am competent, trustworthy and have tons of experience! I love dogs and am always happy to play and run around with active animals. I am a... (more)

15. Laura

Laura's friendly petsitting Oakland

Temescal, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

9 repeat clients

"Friendly and reliable, even sent us pics of how our pup was doing! Will use her as a sitter again. (more)"

16. Myra

Stones throw away from Lake Merritt

Pill Hill, Oakland, CA, 94609

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: Hello, my name is Myra! I have previously worked as a professional dog walker and have had dog companions all my life. I currently have a 3 year... (more)

17. Pearl

Outgoing and enthusiastic!

Longfellow, emeryville, CA, 94608

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

3 repeat clients

About: I love dogs! At the end of the day your fur child will be happy and pooped, and you will be worry free knowing that they are in safe hands and well... (more)

18. Meaghan

Will treat your dog as it's my own!

Prescott, Oakland, CA, 94607

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

5 repeat clients

"Meaghan was great with our fuzzy son Milton and he loved having her pup as a play-pal. She was responsible, respectful, sent lots of great pictures and even ... (more)"

19. Aliza

Running&hiking company encouraged!

Merritt, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have had a dog for my entire life, and have pet sat dogs my entire life. Unfortunately, my 15-year-old dog, Fred, is back on the east coast, so I... (more)

20. Cassandra

Dogs smile when they see me!

Hoover-Foster, Oakland, CA, 94619

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Cassandra is a wonderful pet mom! She Obviously loves all types of animals and cares for them as if they're her own. She is readily available, sends updates ... (more)"

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