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. Lisa

Let me love on your babes!

Chinatown, Oakland, CA, 94607

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

12 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)"

2. Arthur

Personalized Pet Care with Love <3

Mosswood, Oakland, CA, 94609

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

26 repeat clients

"We used Arthur for every other day kitty sitting while we were away. He was very communicative with us and anything that came up while we were away. Super he... (more)"

3. Hiram

Experience and Deep Connections

Ralph Bunche, Oakland, CA, 94607

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Hiram took care of our 3 dogs and he was excellent with them. We have a Tibetan Terrier who tends to get a bit grumpy when his routine is changed but Hiram ... (more)"

4. Ciera

College Sitter Missing Puppies

Hoover-Foster, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

About: Hello! my names Ciera :) I've grown up around animals my whole life and am currently really missing something furry to hug. I'm open to all breeds... (more)

5. Caitlyn

Loving Dog Care Proffessional

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"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)"

6. Alexandria

Avid Animal Lover, Rescuer & Sitter

Santa Fe, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

26 repeat clients

"She was great. Met with us before hand and took great care of Chucky while we were out for the whole day. She was in communication with us during the day and... (more)"

7. Julian

Dog-loving couple! Avid Hikers!

Berkeley , CA, 94703

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

11 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)"

8. Josh

Lifelong dog-and-cat lover!

alameda, CA, 94501

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Josh was great to the dogs, even showed a picture of them when he was here, very detailed letting me know what's going during the stay. (more)"

9. Brianna

A true understanding of dogs

Rancho San Antonio, Oakland, CA, 94606

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

4 repeat clients

"I appreciate Brianna P.'s knowledge of how to handle & love my little pit mix. I super appreciate her going above and beyond when she hangs with my Zola (more)"

10. Paige

They call me Shiba for a reason!

Berkeley , CA, 94703

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Paige is a responsible, outgoing, active person who loves dogs. She has had a family dog since she was a little kid and would provide a loving, safe and fun ... (more)"

11. Hope

Patient, Active and loving sitter!

Emeryville, CA, 94608

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

1 repeat client

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)

12. Katrina

Active, caring, and experienced

Santa Fe, Oakland, CA, 94608

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"This was my first time using Rover and the longest I've left my dog. I was v reassured meeting Katrina who was calm and friendly and very sweet with our dog ... (more)"

13. Sara

I'm a dog's best friend

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sara is among the few people I know who genuinely loves and wants to care for all animals. She's passionate, determined, and eager to help anyone who needs i... (more)"

14. Monica

Passionate, Fun-Loving and Caring

Longfellow, Oakland , CA, 94608

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

6 repeat clients

"Monica took wonderful care of our pit girl Cena. Monica has a very nice personality, is responsive, responsible and compassionate towards dogs and owners. We... (more)"

15. 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)"

16. Miguelle

YOUR PET IS NOT A HOBBY OR SIDE GIG

Lakeshore, Oakland, CA, 94610

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Miguelle is a phenomenal caregiver. The last two years of her own Shroeder Ann's life was difficult at times. She injured her back and had poor bladder contr... (more)"

17. Ryan

lifetime dog owner.

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ryan was great! He was always super communicative/responsive which I really appreciated. He was more than happy to even do some training with lolo. Looking f... (more)"

18. Gina

So Much Love In Our Home

Clawson, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

21 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)"

19. Anna

foster, trainer, hiker : )

Trestle Glen, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

About: I’ve loved dogs for as long as I can remember. Growing up, all I ever wanted for Christmas was a puppy, and I used to pretend to fall asleep with “... (more)

20. Dayana

Responsible, active, pup lover!

Lakewide, Oakland, CA, 94612

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 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)"

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