Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Melrose, Oakland

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your dog.

1. Pipi

Daily photo updates!

Upper Laurel, Oakland, CA, 94619

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Pipi is a gifted and empathetic animal lover. She was also incredibly patient with all my texts and changes. The "Rover card" she sent was so helpful and she... (more)"

Available this weekend
2. Sylvie

DOG LOVER ALL MY LIFE!

Alameda, CA, 94501

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Sylvie was a great cat sitter. My boys really loved her house visits. She was very patient with our adult cat Thor, who is extremely shy and has a hard time ... (more)"

3. Anna

Friendly dog walked next door!

Fairfax, Oakland, CA, 94601

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"We called upon Anna for the first time on very short notice to drop in and take care of our dog. We were so happy with her work. She came at the two times ... (more)"

Available this weekend
4. Claire

Dogs are my life! ❤️

Upper Laurel, Oakland, CA, 94619

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

7 repeat clients

"Claire was fantastic! She was very communicative and I knew my home and my cat were in good hands. She went above and beyond. I would absolutely recommend he... (more)"

5. Brian

Home full-time - large fenced yard

Hawthorne, Oakland, CA, 94601

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

About: I love spending time with all animals, but especially dogs. I have one dog who loves having lots of doggy friends to play with. I can take your d... (more)

6. Maria

Animal lover.The right fit for you!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

16 repeat clients

"Maria was wonderful! We were going out of town and needed to find someone for drop in visits last minute; she not only replied within 30 minutes but also mad... (more)"

7. Amelia

Total Animal Lover

Highland Terrace, Oakland, CA, 94606

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"What I love most about Amelia is her obvious love for my dog Pumba. Whenever I have to leave him with her I am always 100% sure that he will be well taken ca... (more)"

8. Lisa

PA student with a love for animals!

Glenview, Oakland, CA, 94602

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Lisa was an absolute godsend for my last-minute excursion out of town and provided great care to my two cats. She was very attentive to their special needs, ... (more)"

9. Josh

Lifelong dog-and-cat lover!

alameda, CA, 94501

Drop-In Visits

3 repeat clients

About: I love my pets like they are my kids, and would treat your pet the same way. We'll take frequent walks, visit the local dog park once or twice, and... (more)

10. Robin

caretaker of fur, feathers & scales

Eastmont Hills, Oakland, CA, 94605

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Robin's first visit with Meli was so easy to set up! She came by for a meet and greet and we started Meli's walks with Robin the next week. We're so thankful... (more)"

11. Julia

Pics Sent When You're Away!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Julia was great! She responded very quickly to my last minute request and sent plenty of pictures! I will definitely contact her again for my next sitting need! (more)"

12. Perrie

Loving local pet care in Alameda

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Perrie was super quick to respond and kept me up to date every step of the way and sent me tons of picture of sweet Kahlua! I'll definitely be using her agai... (more)"

13. Sally

Ready to spoil your pet

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

9 repeat clients

"Sally is the biggest animal lover I know and she is so gifted working with dogs. I have known her for several years and her pup, Taffy, was the luckiest dog ... (more)"

14. Kim

Out of town!!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Kim was wonderful, she took great care of Noah and stayed in contact with me while I was away. He seemed really happy and well cared for in her charge. (more)"

15. Kirstin

Fun For The Furry One

Oak Tree, OAKLAND, CA, 94601

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kirstin was a wonderful sitter for our cat Zoe! She went above and beyond following our instructions and sent us a picture each time she visited. Her e-mail ... (more)"

16. Miryam

Your local dog person

Upper Laurel, Oakland, CA, 94619

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I'm uber for animal care! I've never not owned a pet from dogs to cats to ducks. Too tired to tire out your dog? I got it. Depending on your choice... (more)

17. Maya

Fun, friendly, experienced petlover

Mills College, Oakland, CA, 94613

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

About: I am a patient and reliable person who loves all animals, especially dogs. I believe in making things fun and comfortable for each dog, while makin... (more)

18. Taryn

I'll go hiking with your dog!

Redwood Heights, Oakland, CA, 94619

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"She was awesome! I'll definitely be using her in the future! (more)"

19. Talia

Oakland-based, dependable pet lover

Upper Laurel, Oakland, CA, 94619

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)"

20. Kim

Smart, fun and energetic.

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Yes Kim loves dogs and has been round big and small dogs. She loves them and deeply cares for all type of dogs . I would feel confident to leave my dogs wit... (more)"

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