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Dog Boarding in Merritt, Oakland

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1. Matthew

Home full-time - fenced grass yard!

Berkeley, CA, 94702

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Matt was the perfect host. Very friendly and social with us and very knowledgeable in positive dog training techniques. It was fun trading training tricks a... (more)"

2. Nori

Big Yard to Play

Jefferson, Oakland, CA, 94601

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

"Our dog Westy had a fantastic time with Nori and came home happy and relaxed. I love the photos and videos that Nori sent while we were away -- perfect to sh... (more)"

3. Reijun

Nanny for your fur baby :)

Alameda, CA, 94501

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Reijun was the absolute perfect person to watch my Corgi. My dog immediately fell in love with her! Reijun kept me updated throughout the entire time I was o... (more)"

4. Jill

Fenced Yard With Dog Door

Berkeley, CA, 94702

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Jill and Dan were absolutely amazing, and their little toddler Zephyr was so sweet with Biscuit. Our 4mo old puppy is pretty shy and this was his first time ... (more)"

5. Theodore

Home full-time, Large fenced yard

Berkeley, CA, 94705

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ted was great - I needed a sitter at short notice and he was totally accommodating with making time to meet us and asking about Lexie’s specific needs. He ke... (more)"

6. Victoria

Total dog lady!!

Longfellow, Oakland, CA, 94609

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Viki is always great to work with. Even over a holiday weekend on short notice. Always the first person to ask! She walks and feeds my dogs in my home when I... (more)"

7. Shakir

Responsible & Loving Home

Produce And Waterfront, Oakland, CA, 94607

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Indigo took great care of Twix at her place while we were away for the weekend. After a meet and greet so that Twix could get to know LuLu and see Indigo's p... (more)"

8. Dee

Happy Dog Happy Life

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

"Dee took great care of our beloved dog over a long holiday. Our dog came home very happy and well fed. Dee sent us pictures of how happy our dog was during t... (more)"

9. Erica

Fun, loving home with a sweet pup!

Trestle Glen, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Charlie had a WONDERFUL time with Erica and her dog Marshall. Frankly, I don't think he wanted to leave her house! Erica is kind and experienced. Loved ... (more)"

10. Sarah

Dog Lover on Lake Merritt!

Lakewide, Oakland, CA, 94607

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

"It's my first time try dog sitting overnight with Sarah, she is so sweet and took kodi to the dog park and play, which I haven't took kodi to play outdoors f... (more)"

11. Marissa

Let's hit the trail! Home Full-Time

Longfellow, Oakland, CA, 94608

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Marissa is a fantastic host and all credit to her and resident dog Tofu for a wonderful stay. I loved the photo and video updates and Marissa knew exactly wh... (more)"

12. Doug

Uncle Dougie's Dog Oasis

Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611

Dog Boarding

"Doug is a great pet sitter. My dog liked him right away. Doug is clearly a very experienced dog person and has a lot of fondness for quirky little beasts lik... (more)"

13. Molly

Your dog will lounge with my pug!

Tuxedo, Oakland, CA, 94606

Dog Boarding

"Molly is awesome! She's a true animal lover and Bo always has a lovely time with her. She also sends multiple pictures a day so I know Bo is well taken car... (more)"

14. David

The go-to dog sitter for friends!

Lakewide, Oakland, CA, 94612

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Nellie loved her stay with David and Joy! They took really great care of her, taking the time take her for walks and to play in the park while sending me upd... (more)"

15. Arthur

Personalized Pet Care with Love <3

Mosswood, Oakland, CA, 94609

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

"Our pup Chapter has the BEST time with Arthur. He was so tired and happy after his stay. Arthur was so great at sending us photos, it was reassuring to see h... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
16. Sue

Sleeps with Dogs

Clinton, Oakland, CA, 94606

Dog Boarding

"Sue and son are friendly and helpful. But most importantly, after a week away, my dog came back happy, healthy, and clearly well cared for. Wonderful to have... (more)"

17. Anna

Family looking to love your dog!

Upper Dimond, Oakland, CA, 94602

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Anna and her family are GREAT dog-sitters! I would definitely use them again. They were exactly what I was looking, and hoping, for. Our dogs came home happy... (more)"

18. Sarah

Super capable & caring!

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

"Murphy can home very happy! Sarah took great care of her, even her fussy eating. Thanks so much Sarah! (more)"

19. Kay

Weekend Hikes & Runs with your Pup!

Pill Hill, Oakland, CA, 94609

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

"Kay was both a tenant and a friend, and she often cared for our pets when we were out of town. Energetic, reliable, passionate about pups and meticulous in h... (more)"

20. Zoe

Big house and yard, love cuddles!

Alameda, CA, 94501

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Zoe was wonderful with Custard. She is wonderful with animals and gives them each individual attention care and love. Definitely will be back. Thank you. (more)"

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