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. Perrie

I already love your pet!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Perrie is fantastic! She is reliable, caring, thoughtful, and her love for dogs is obvious. It gave me great peace of mind knowing she was taking great care... (more)"

2. Danielle

Dog lover with years of experience!

Longfellow, oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 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)

Available this weekend
3. Brandi

All Around Animal Lover/Friend

Patten, Oakland, CA, 94601

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I've loved animals for as long as I can remember, and there's been a pet in every home I've ever lived in to this day. My experience with animal ca... (more)

4. Darla

I'll love your dog!

Temescal, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Darla is warm and responsible, and took amazing care of our home and animals. They almost didn't miss us! I highly recommend her to anyone seeking a great p... (more)"

5. Ryan

Flexible, Loving, and Caring

Oakland Ave-Harrison St, Oakland, CA, 94612

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ryan is a kind, inquisitive, and thoughtful person. He is eager to help, and would be very attentive to the needs of your pets and your home. (more)"

6. Laura

Dog Whisperer - Special Needs, too!

Upper Dimond, Oakland, CA, 94602

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

About: Hello! Thank you for checking out my profile! I am a dedicated dog-lover with over 10 years of experience caring for, training, and raising dogs of... (more)

7. Julianne

Senior dogs to the front! :)

Upper Laurel, Oakland, CA, 94602

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

"We've had Julianne pet and house sit several times over the last few years. Whether it's a few days or two weeks when we are able to go to Ireland, Julianne... (more)"

8. Kendall

Responsible, Active Dog-Lover

Montclair, Oakland, CA, 94611

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

"Kendall is a true animal lover. She has watched neighbor's dog's and friends dog's various times over the years and has always taken exceptional care of each... (more)"

9. Rachael

Kitty Lover & Doggie Admirer

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Rachael is our new go-to sitter. She went above and beyond for our two cats and took fantastic care of them and our home while we were away. The best sitter ... (more)"

10. 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)"

11. Shannon

Animal loving musician! :)

Clawson, Oakland, CA, 94608

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Shannon is a ray of sunshine and a natural with animals, and the way she relates to dogs is truly heartwarming to behold. She's been an amazing secondary car... (more)"

12. 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)"

13. 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)"

14. Corinne

Corinne's Pet Care

Prescott, Oakland, CA, 94607

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

2 repeat clients

"Corinne was fantastic! Our pup has been in and out of the hospital, and Corinne was very flexible on our plans/needs changing multiple times. She has a great... (more)"

15. Michelle

Loving Cuddles & Lots of Running

Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hi there! I'm Michelly -- a 31 year old Brazilian-American Zumba fitness instructor! I am very athletic, have tons of energy and ridiculous amou... (more)

Available this weekend
16. Naomi

Your Dog's Other Best Friend

Temescal, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

About: I'VE WORKED WITH ANIMALS FOR A LITTLE OVER TWENTY YEARS NOW -- volunteering with rescues and shelters, fostering rescue dogs, working for a dog-boa... (more)

17. Amelia

Total Animal Lover

Highland Terrace, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amelia is fantastic with animals!! She is the only one I trust to take care of them the way I want them to be cared for and has house/pet sat for me on many... (more)"

18. Lauren

Dog adventures with Lauren

Prescott, Oakland, CA, 94607

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

"Lauren was great to communicate with and very flexible with all my changes and instructions with a brand new puppy. She sent me updates and pictures while sh... (more)"

19. Diane

I will love and care for your dog

Oakland Ave-Harrison St, Oakland, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Diane would make the perfect candidate for a dog sitter she has a special loce for animals. She is caring, kind, & patient with them. On several occassions I... (more)"

20. Finn

Finn-dog's love me and i love them!

Hoover-Foster, Oakland, CA, 94608

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: My name is Finn D, I am a life-long lover of all living things and I am passionate about loving and safe dog care. I am experienced in independent ... (more)

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