Pet Sitting & 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.

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Trinity P.
Pets are Family!!Waverly, Oakland, CA, 94612
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Trinity was great! Super communicative, did everything we asked, we came home to a very happy and well cared for cat! I will absolutely book with her again! (more)

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$18
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Lindsay R.
Yes to snuggles and walks!Glenview, Oakland, CA, 94602
Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Lindsay was great! Tellie was suspicious of her the first day, and Lindsay was very capable of directing Tellie to the back yard so she "could take care of bus… (more)

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$28
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Kelly M.
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Loves animals of all kindsLakewide, Oakland, CA, 94612
Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Kelly took really good care of my cat, Antonio. I felt very comfortable during my trip while she was sending me updates of the visits. Thank you, Kelly! (more)

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$25
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Maggie F.
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Love dogs - all shapes/sizes/energyPrescott, Oakland, CA, 94607
Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

My dog Coulee loves time with Maggie—an extra bonus for Coulee when her husband Greg is there too! I wholly trust Maggie with my dog and she was one of very few… (more)

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$35
per visit
Confirmed availability: Memorial day
Stephanie C.
All things pawsitive!Lake Merritt, Oakland, CA, 94610
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Stephanie was great with the cats! She kept me informed about their progress especially my shy baby, who turns out to really like her. Kept them in food , water… (more)

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$30
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Specialize w/cats, bunnies, smalls!Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94611
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Michelle is absolutely fantastic. She is so thoughtful and professional. I knew I could trust her completely not only with my puppy but also with access to my p… (more)

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$30
per visit
Confirmed availability: Memorial day
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I'm a Pet Person!Trestle Glen, Oakland, CA, 94610
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Adam was great! We had a nice meet and greet and I felt pretty comfortable hiring him for a couple drop-in visits. The kittens seemed to love him! He also took … (more)

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$25
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Loving & Dependable CareGrand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94610
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Michaela was the fantastic help I needed for my kitties while we were away for a week! She came and cared for my two kitties every day with drop-in visits while… (more)

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$27
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HOME FULL TIME: Dedicated Pet NannyAlameda, CA, 94501
Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

Reijun is amazing!! She checked in on our two cats while we were away and went above and beyond to attend to their needs and clean up after a mischievous act fr… (more)

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$25
per visit
Confirmed availability: Memorial day
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Your little one will be loved by meTrestle Glen, Daly City, CA, 94610
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

We have used sharde a few times now to come and look after our two senior cats and we could never trust someone else again. She gets back to you right away and … (more)

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$20
per visit
Confirmed availability: Memorial day
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Canine ComfortsClinton, Oakland, CA, 94606
Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: Hello! Meet the host: I'm Mara and I live in Oakland. I will tire your dog out and then pamper them until bedtime. I am happy to send photos/text… (more)

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$25
per visit
Confirmed availability: Memorial day
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Let your dog vacay while you do!Clinton, Oakland, CA, 94606
Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Bennett has been an amazing best friend for our pup Tipsy. Since Tipsy was an 8 week old puppy, Bennett has been there in every way- picking Tipsy up from puppy… (more)

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$25
per visit
Confirmed availability: Memorial day
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Let's Go for a Walk!Merritt, Oakland, CA, 94606
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Alden loves dogs. Our dog Luther loves Alden. His affection for Luther extends to all dogs. Alden’s conscientiousness and maturity make him an excellent candida… (more)

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$35
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Your fur fam is my fur fam!Clinton, Oakland, CA, 94606
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Russell was a great walker / visitor for our 2 year old dog Manatee while we were on vacation for a week. Excellent energy and engagement with our 80 lb baby, a… (more)

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$25
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Nurturing and caring dog owner!Ivy Hill, Oakland, CA, 94606
Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Allison was great! Came every morning to feed and play with our cat while we were out of town. She sent lots of pictures. Would definitely use her again. (more)

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$25
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Confirmed availability: Memorial day
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Sam 
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Fun and Caring Dog LoverAdams Point, Oakland, CA, 94610
Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

I highly recommend Sam. I have known her for a year and I find her to be one of the most caring, kind, responsible, sensitive and amazing people I have ever me… (more)

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$15
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Confirmed availability: Memorial day
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Responsible Dog Lover!Adams Point, Oakland, CA, 94610
Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: Hello! You can count on me to take good care of your dog! I grew up with a 50 lbs medium sized dog. She was a mix of Labrador, Jack Russell terrier a… (more)

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$30
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Confirmed availability: Memorial day
Reliable Dog Lover!Adams Point, Oakland, CA, 94610
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Covid note: all walks will be conducted with mask on and avoiding other people! I’ve had a dog as part of the family for my whole life. I truly l… (more)

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$35
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Confirmed availability: Memorial day
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Loves all types, sizes, and breeds.Adams Point, Oakland, CA, 94610
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Henry is an exceptional host! He is very responsive, flexible about timing, and a genuine animal lover. Over the years he has taken care my two dogs on many occ… (more)

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$14
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Confirmed availability: Memorial day
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A lover of tail wags + walks.Adams Point, Oakland, CA, 94610
Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Kendall is an experienced, responsible and conscientious animal lover. She will follow all directions, make time for play/walks and will quickly become friends … (more)

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$16
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