House Sitting in Melrose, Oakland

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight in your home.

1. Lara

Flexible, fun, reliable dog lover

Pill Hill, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Lara was amazing! She stayed at our home and watched our puppy (who can be a handful). Arlo loved spending the weekend with her so much so that he didn't see... (more)"

2. Claire

Work from home. Dogs are my life!❤️

Hawthorne, Oakland, CA, 94619

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

8 repeat clients

"Claire was great with Frida and Peewee. Frida being a puppy and it being her first time being away from us, Claire was definitely patient and very caring wit... (more)"

3. Laura

Keeping you and your dogs happy!

Merritt, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Dog Walking

32 repeat clients

"Laura was a fantastic sitter for my dog Bea and my cat Mowgli. She stayed at our apartment for the weekend and took great care of the animals. She sent updat... (more)"

4. Jesi

Every dog has their own personality

Iveywood, Oakland, CA, 94603

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

About: I grew up around dogs since the time I was born. My parents bred dogs in my early years of life, so that automatically gave me experience in caring... (more)

5. Katrina

Cuddles and outdoor adventures=YES!

Montclair, Oakland, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"For as long as I've known Katrina (which spans back to early high school) she has been my go-to animal guru; giving sound advice and demonstrating the best w... (more)"

6. Rebecca

Dogs make everything better!

alameda, CA, 94502

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rebecca has taken care of my dog and my cat several times. Each time, she stayed in my house while we were away, and did an excellent job. She loves my an... (more)"

7. Amelia

From Netflix&Chill to Trail Runs!

Clinton, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Amelia was amazing! She took great care of my chocolate lab while i was away for the weekend. She went hiking and running with her and kept her entertained! ... (more)"

8. Mariel

Dogs are my favorite people!

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

"Mariel was amazing! My Tobe & Rex loved her!!! She was kind, neat, and responsible. When I returned home everything was in order and my dogs were happy. I am... (more)"

9. Laurin

Everything You Need Under One Woof!

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Laurin was amazing with Tripp! She took him on adventures and gave me daily updates! She also kept my house tidy while i was away. I'll definitely book with ... (more)"

10. Adam

I love a smiling dog.

Ivy Hill, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Adam was great! He sent me updates on how bertie was and also sent me some beautiful pictures he had taken throughout the night on his camera! I would defini... (more)"

11. Maria

Animal lover.The right fit for you!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

17 repeat clients

"Maria is terrific! Very communicative, extremely professional, trustworthy, and we came home to happy (and completely worn out) pups! Thank you Maria!! (more)"

12. Kimberly

Dog whisperer

West Alameda, Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kimberly watches my two dogs, Juneau (a malamute) and Lucy (a pit mix), frequently and does a wonderful job. They are great dogs but honestly can be a handfu... (more)"

Available this weekend
13. Suzanne

I absolutely love animals!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"I just returned from a business trip where Suzanne watched my dog and cat. She did a great job with both! She left the house extremely clean as was very fl... (more)"

14. Liam

I hella love dogs

Eastmont Hills, Oakland, CA, 94605

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Liam was great. He was on time as we had an early morning departure. Molly seems well cared for. The hose was left in perfect order. Thank you Liam. (more)"

15. Brianna

Active and experienced dog lover!

Frick, Oakland, CA, 94605

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

"Brianna is amazing! She is a magic dog whisperer of some kind, she wrangled all three of our little dogs to perfection and left the house cleaner than she fo... (more)"

16. Julia

Pics Sent When You're Away!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Julia and her boyfriend took care of our two dogs for three nights while we were attending a wedding abroad. They were extremely friendly and professional. W... (more)"

17. Maya

Fun, friendly, experienced petlover

Mills College, Oakland, CA, 94613

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Maya has watched and walked my dogs multiple times, and holds the distinction of being the only dog-sitter to successfully watch them without letting them ou... (more)"

18. Kim

Smart, fun and energetic.

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Kim was great from our original inquiry through the end of her stay with our dog. Both our pup and our home were in perfect condition, and we're absolutely g... (more)"

19. Talia

Oakland-based, dependable pet lover

Upper Laurel, Oakland, CA, 94619

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

14 repeat clients

"Talia took such good care of Jovi (and one of my friend's puppy Brownie). Both babies loved being around her and I don't think thry missed us at all :) which... (more)"

20. Kalima

Animal Lover Ready for Dog Energy!

Patten, Oakland, CA, 94601

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Charlie loved hanging with Kalima! I came home to a happy and tired pup which is the best experience when you have to leave your dog behind. Kalima gave plen... (more)"

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