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. Jennifer

Rocco's Retreat

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

27 repeat clients

About: I have always had a dog in my life until my last passed away in 2014. I'm not ready for a new puppy just yet but could use the company of a visiti... (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. Ibalu

Dogs always better than BFFs!

Prescott, Oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Ibalu is a very caring and attentive dog momma. In the 6 years I've known Ibalu, she has taken great care of her Cocker Spaniel, Xander, and is a highly resp... (more)"

4. Julian

Dog-loving couple! Avid Hikers!

Berkeley , CA, 94703

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

24 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)"

5. Willie Mae

Doggie Luving

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

10 repeat clients

"I have known Willie Mae for two years and have witnessed the love and care she provides to both her own dogs and to other dogs she watches. She loves taking ... (more)"

6. Talia

Oakland-based, dependable pet lover

Lakewide, Oakland, CA, 94612

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

14 repeat clients

"Talia was fantastic! Our cat has only been with us for about a month and she was very understanding of that- letting him hide out but also coaxing him out of... (more)"

7. Perrie

Responsible, reliable, trustworthy

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Perrie took care of my two dogs for three weeks. She did a great job. I would recommend her services. Thanks, Perrie! (more)"

8. Daniel

Experienced dog owner and dog lover

Chinatown, Oakland, CA, 94607

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

About: I do not currently own pets, but wish I did. Since I go to business school in early afternoon hours during school semesters, I feel I don't have ti... (more)

9. NP

Dog Mom & Dad in SF/Bay!

Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611

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

2 repeat clients

About: We're self employed photographers, drivers, landlords & dog fanatics that grew up with dogs. Being freelance business people enables work from h... (more)

10. Tiffany

Professional dog walker/boarder

San Pablo Gateway, Oakland, CA, 94612

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

3 repeat clients

"Setting up our walk schedule was so easy with Tiffany. She is responsive and organized and everything was a breeze. And most importantly our dog loves her! (more)"

11. Danielle

Dog lover with years of experience!

Longfellow, oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"I highly recommend Danielle to give your dog the love and attention they deserve. She will treat your pet as her own while they are in her care. Danielle has... (more)"

12. Matthew

Outgoing and Energetic Pet Lover

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Matthew came over to meet "Scout," our female German Shepherd dog before his drop-in visit and dog walk. Our dog automatically took to him, which she does... (more)"

13. Gina

So Much Love In Our Home

Clawson, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

29 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)"

Available this weekend
14. 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)"

15. Josue

Josh's Dog sitting Glenview

Glenview, OAKLAND, CA, 94602

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

2 repeat clients

About: **About me** My name is Josue but you can call me josh I love animals and I am great with dogs. Im 20 years old atm and starting college this summe... (more)

16. Trina

Patient and friendly caretaker

Clawson, Oakland, CA, 94608

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Trina is one of the best dog walker/sitter I know. I worked with Trina for a bit, in fact she trained me on everything I know now about dog walking. She show... (more)"

17. Wesley

Guide Dog for the Blind Caretaker

Chinatown, Oakland, CA, 94607

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

4 repeat clients

"Wesley is the biggest dog lover I know. He is kind and loving to all dogs he encounters and has over a decade of experience taking care of his own dog and hi... (more)"

18. Jasmin

reliable, caring,experienced,loving

Lakeshore, Oakland , CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"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)"

19. 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)

20. Ciera

College Sitter Missing Puppies

Hoover-Foster, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

1 repeat client

"Ciera checked in on our cat for a week and did a great job. No complaints. (more)"

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