House Sitting in Melrose, Oakland

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

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1. Stephanie Verified Background Check

All things pawsitive!

Lake Merritt, Oakland, CA, 94610

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

"OK so let me preface this by saying that when you find an incredible dog sitter, there's nothing quite like it. Stephanie has house sat and boarded my 2 dogs... (more)"

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2. Layla Verified Background Check

Pre-Vet student who loves dogs!

Tuxedo, Oakland, CA, 94602

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Layla is fantastic!! It’s hard to trust someone you literally just meet to care for your beloved animal and your house. Layla made this so easy for me! She i... (more)"

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3. Christine Verified Enhanced Background Check

You had me at "woof / meow!"

Redwood Heights, Oakland, CA, 94619

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Christine went above and beyond with our two cats, making sure to actually play with them, and give extra love to our little gal who was depressed after losi... (more)"

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4. Cathy Verified Background Check

I'll be there when you can't be!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"What a blessing Cathy was. We had asked her to house sit our normally anxious beagle, Magic. He took to her right away and clearly he was very well taken c... (more)"

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5. Corrin Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

I’m your next Rover!!

Sausal Creek, Oakland, CA, 94601

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Genuinely loves dogs, communicates all of the time and in good time. Incredibly thoughtful and caring. I am so happy to have found someone I can trust with m... (more)"

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6. Robb Verified Enhanced Background Check

Love all the doggies and kitties!!

Adams Point, Oakland, CA, 94610

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"ROBB was just perfect. He was quick to answer my inquiries while he was at my house and I wasn't. He left the house in spic-and-span order and my dog happy... (more)"

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7. Megan Verified Enhanced Background Check

*Drop Ins *Walks *Pet Sitting *Cats

Allendale, Oakland, CA, 94619

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I reached out to Megan the first time with a pretty last minute stay request and she was super accommodating and scheduled a meet and greet right away. I hav... (more)"

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8. Darcy Verified Background Check

🐾 Canine Companion 🐾

Upper Laurel, Oakland, CA, 94602

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

"Darcy was great! She was super easy to communicate with, and kept in touch while we were out of town. Even when some last minute things changed (our contract... (more)"

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9. Alexanrda Verified Background Check

Cross-trainer and dog lover!

Redwood Heights, Oakland, CA, 94619

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alex is great! she has taken wonderful care of our older dog who is almost deaf and partially blind. Alex is very gentle and considerate, approaching in a s... (more)"

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10. Rebecca Verified Background Check

I don’t mind a dog on the couch 🐶

Allendale, Oakland, CA, 94619

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

"Rebecca did a great job taking care of our babies. She was very attentive to detail and sent photos and updates. The house looked just as I had left it, to... (more)"

11. Chioma Verified Background Check

Charming, loving, dependable sitter

Highland Terrace, oakland, CA, 94606

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

"Chioma was a great pet sitter - our dogs immediately loved her and had a great time. She was on time, very nice and polite, and did a great job; we'll absolu... (more)"

12. Alejandra Verified Background Check

Flexible loving dog care! :)

Jefferson, Oakland, CA, 94601

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

"Alejandra pet/house sat for our bunch of animals. She did an excellent job, checking in when little things popped up. She left our house nice and neat at the... (more)"

13. Jared Verified Background Check

I sit too much at work. Let's walk!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I can't thank Jared enough for taking care of my pup Gabby while I was away. Gabby always had fear towards men, Jared was being super patient with her and sh... (more)"

14. Adam Verified Background Check

Excited to get to know your pet!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Our ornery toy schnauzer warmed up quickly to Adam. We arrived home to a happy pup and our house just the way we left it. (more)"

15. Des Verified Background Check

Hi I’m Desirae

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I used to volunteer at the aspca when I was younger I worked with the cats and dogs, the reason I started volunteering was because of my uncle who ... (more)

16. Margaret Verified Background Check

a home away from home !

Fremont, oakland, CA, 94612

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

About: hi all ! i’m Margaret , but my friends call me Peggy 😊and i look forward too hanging out with your furry babies ! i’ve worked for many doggy day ca... (more)

17. Sally Verified Background Check

Ready to spoil your pet

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

"Sally G, through her kindness, understanding, generosity of love, senses of play and fun, and respect pets and their people, would be a superb dog sitter. Kn... (more)"

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18. Nancy Verified Background Check

NANCY’S LOVING SERVICE❤️

Fairfax Business-Wentworth-Holland, Oakland, CA, 94601

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Nancy was so good with our Isa! Many people consider her difficult but Nancy was patient, caring and attentive and broke through to the charming aspects of h... (more)"

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19. Cailee Verified Background Check

Pitties for life

Fruitvale Station, Oakland, CA, 94601

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

"Cailee was an excellent dog and cat sitter. She stayed at our house with our dog and two cats for four days and took great care of them. They all seemed happ... (more)"

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20. Jenny Verified Background Check

Loves and cares for dogs and cats

Harrington, Oakland, CA, 94601

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Jenny was absolutely fantastic with our gregarious bunch! She was super flexible with timing, took wonderful (frequent) photos for our comfort, and communica... (more)"

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