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. Brooke

I'm a high energy dog enthusiast

Berkeley, CA, 94720

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brooke is such a caring person and absolutely loves dogs! Seeing her interact with her own dog and really any dog she sees I would absolutely trust her with ... (more)"

2. Lisa

Let me love on your babes!

Chinatown, Oakland, CA, 94607

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

14 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)"

3. Joelle

Exploring with your furry friend❤️

Bushrod, oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hey my name is Joelle and I have a genuine love for animals. I have lived with animals my entire life and have always enjoyed being able to interac... (more)

4. Alexandria

Avid Animal Lover, Rescuer & Sitter

Santa Fe, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

30 repeat clients

"Alexandria is a great cat sitter. I strongly recommend her as she is dependable, sends daily updates and keeps the litter box and the space very tidy. I wil... (more)"

5. Julian

Dog-loving couple! Avid Hikers!

Berkeley , CA, 94703

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

15 repeat clients

"Just got home from a 10+ day road trip and was greeted by two very happy cats who were spoiled by Julian's visits while I was away. I loved getting updates w... (more)"

6. Caitlyn

Loving Dog Care Proffessional

Alameda, CA, 94501

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Our cat, Saba, obviously had a great time with Casey (her preferred name). Since we were away for a longer time, it was really important to us that he be pla... (more)"

7. Hope

Patient, Active and loving sitter!

Emeryville, CA, 94608

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

About: I grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah with 4 dogs, but recently moved to the Bay Area while my pups are still at home with my parents. I grew up with 2... (more)

8. Sarah

Experienced, trustworthy dog lover!

Fairview Park, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I highly recommend Sarah as a dog sitter. She has watched my active dog over several years and is patient, loving and energetic with him. Can't say enough ... (more)"

Available this weekend
9. Wesley

Guide Dog for the Blind Caretaker

Chinatown, Oakland, CA, 94607

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

1 repeat client

"I have known Wesley for the past 12 years and not only is he a genuine and warm person, he is passionate about animals. There is no one more qualified or mor... (more)"

10. Tiffany

Dog lover, Bark Ave employee

San Pablo Gateway, Oakland, CA, 94612

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

3 repeat clients

About: I'm an animal lover. I have grown up with dogs and have raised two of my own. I work at Bark Ave a doggy daycare & boarding business in SF. I also ... (more)

11. Sara

I'm a dog's best friend

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

"Just a very nice person. She took great care of my dog and would highly recommend her services! (more)"

12. Emily

the real dog whisperer

Shafter, Oakland, CA, 94618

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

12 repeat clients

"Emily checked on our cats for a month! The cats were calm when we got home, and their litter boxes and bowls were fresh and clean. She was very flexible and... (more)"

13. Jasmin

reliable, caring,experienced,loving

Lakeshore, Oakland , CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"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)"

14. Gina

So Much Love In Our Home

Clawson, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

25 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)"

15. Lauren

I unconditionally love every dog.

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Lauren is truly wonderful! She is very reliable, friendly, trustworthy and, most importantly, she took excellent care of my cats! I have two elderly cats tha... (more)"

16. Dayana

Fun, caring, animal lover!

Lakewide, Oakland, CA, 94612

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Dayana did a great job looking after my two cats for a few days! She sent me updates and photos during my time away which I really appreciated (she's a very ... (more)"

17. Laura

Responsible, caring dog lover

Pill Hill, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Laura is a dog lover's dog lover. She'll care for your dog like it's her own. We've trusted her with our dear Baozi (and 85lb german shephard mix) numerous... (more)"

18. Caitlin

Pupper Pal!

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94610

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

"Caitlin did a great job for a daily checkin with my puppy. Definitely would want her to come back again. (more)"

19. Diana

Your Professional #1 Dog Cuddler!

Ivy Hill, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Diana was very friendly, enthusiastic, communicative, and did a great job spending time with our cat! (more)"

20. Ashley

Responsible, fun dog lover!

Temescal, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Great communication, very sweet with Ginger. (more)"

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