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. Diane

Dogs Love Me!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

28 repeat clients

"Diane totally went above and beyond. Even my shy dude came out of hiding for her (in record time)! I will 200% book her again should I go out of town again... (more)"

2. Marissa

Let's hit the trail! Home Full-Time

Longfellow, Oakland, CA, 94608

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

24 repeat clients

"Marissa has been great. She’s been really communicative, flexible with last minute needs, and takes adorable pictures of our dog. I would definitely recomm... (more)"

3. Danielle

Dog lover with years of experience!

Longfellow, oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

10 repeat clients

"Danielle is great! Super responsible and communicative! (more)"

4. Nick

Your Best Friend's Best Friend

Longfellow, Oakland, CA, 94608

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Nick was great with our puppy! We needed some last minute help and he was very responsive and flexible. He definitely went above and beyond a typical drop-in... (more)"

5. Jessica

Will keep your pup busy!

San Pablo Gateway, Oakland, CA, 94612

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

4 repeat clients

"Jessica was great, super responsive and dependable. She's the first person I left with my puppy Peggy through Rover, and I now feel confident in having her... (more)"

6. Rachael

Kitty Lover & Doggie Admirer

Cleveland Heights, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

11 repeat clients

"Rachael exceeded expectations 100%. She went above and beyond to 1) send us lots of updates and photos so we knew our kitty was in good hands 2) brush his fu... (more)"

7. Lisa

Let me love on your babes!

Chinatown, Oakland, CA, 94607

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

17 repeat clients

"Lisa is warm and wonderful! She kept me updated as to how my Iris was doing, and took some excellent photos of her playing as well. Iris' box was in great co... (more)"

8. Stephanie

Love dogs & cats! I work from home.

Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

11 repeat clients

"Stephanie was fantastic! Came over for a meet n greet, was super responsive and flexible. Tazzie was happy and we'll cared for when I got home! I highly rec... (more)"

9. Adam

I love a smiling dog.

Ivy Hill, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Adam was so communicative and took amazing photos. Definitely made me feel comfortable allowing a stranger to take care of Bernadette for the first time! (more)"

10. Amy

Run - Walk - Play!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Amy saved the day yesterday! We had a neighborhood kid lined up to drop in on Cooper but he bailed at the last minute. Amy came through for us on very short... (more)"

11. Kimberly

Dog whisperer

West Alameda, Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Took great care of my two little dogs. Highly recommended (more)"

12. Chloe

Your companion will feel at home

Grand Lake, oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"I came home to a happy kitty, full food and water bowls and a cleaned litter box. Nothing more to ask for! Chloe was super accommodating in meeting with me b... (more)"

13. Laurin

Everything You Need Under One Woof!

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

6 repeat clients

"Laurin has been a dream sitter for my senior dog, even when my plans change last minute. He takes a while to warm up to people, and I'm so happy to have a co... (more)"

14. Emily

Dogs are a girl's best friend

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"My puppy Maximus absolutely loved her, she is very responsive and if I need help again I would definitely reach out to her. She was my dog vistor for 3 day... (more)"

15. Eve

Eve's Animal Caregiving

Alameda, CA, 94501

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

7 repeat clients

"Eve watched over our two cats while we were out of town and she was great! She was very professional and caring! She put my mind at ease while we were away. ... (more)"

16. Sara

Snuggles, walk, run, and play

Cleveland Heights, OAKLAND, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sara was the first person I (more)"

17. Jan

I love them all!

Mosswood, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Jan took did two house visits a day for my dog while I was gone on a trip for 5 days. He is very polite, was immediately comfortable with my dog (and vise ve... (more)"

18. Stephanie

you shall be my squishy!!!

Emeryville, CA, 94608

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

57 repeat clients

About: Hello!! I am a game designer and am a huge dog lover! I am very well experienced with dogs and have 3 dogs of my own back at home. I can handle alm... (more)

19. Lara

Flexible, fun, reliable dog lover

Pill Hill, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Lara would make a great dog sitter or walker becauses she is incredibly responsible, and after taking care of the family dog at home, she has learned how to ... (more)"

20. Katherine

I love walking and being outside!

Mosswood, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"KC did a great job checking on our dog while we were away. She sent a description of their hangout as well as pictures. Two thumbs up! (more)"

Dog owners in Lake Merritt, Oakland, CA love booking pet sitting with sitters on Rover.com. Over 99 pet owners have reviewed pet sitters in Oakland, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5 stars. Booking pet sitting can be super affordable, no matter where you live. Trust us, we think you'll be pleasantly surprised. Curious what it might cost to book pet sitting with Rover? Check out our average pet sitting rates to get an idea before reaching out and starting a conversation with a pet sitter near you in Lake Merritt.

As pet lovers, we understand how difficult it can be to leave your pet when you have to head out of town. Luckily, you can find the perfect Lake Merritt pet sitter in seconds on Rover.com. If you're looking for trusted pet sitters while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a pet sitter in Lake Merritt, Oakland who meets your and your pet's needs. We manually review and approve every profile on our site, and we offer tools to help you make the right decision for your pet, including background checks, sitter testimonials, community reviews. We also offer educational opportunities and extra safety tools, such as the Protection Package. And we always recommend an in-person Meet & Greet so you can see that your sitter is the perfect fit for your dog. Rover is proud to be the nation's largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers.

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