House Sitting in Merritt, 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

"This was our very first experience with a dog sitter, and we were very pleased. We have two pups, and one is a nervous wreck. Laura made sure Miles was enter... (more)"

4. 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)"

Available this weekend
5. Jasmin

Gives long walks and many pats

Acorn-Acorn Industrial, Oakland, CA, 94607

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jasmin is my dog Jimmy's best friend! He's always so excited when she dogsits and Jasmin has always done a great job. She also follows all of my special requ... (more)"

6. 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)"

7. Nick

Your Best Friend's Best Friend

Longfellow, Oakland, CA, 94608

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Nick was fantastic. He sent us photos and updates and the pups had a great time with him! We would absolutely recommend him to anyone looking for a trustwort... (more)"

8. Lisa

Let me love on your babes!

Chinatown, Oakland, CA, 94607

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

17 repeat clients

"Lisa took great care of my dog. She sent me cute pictures and updates. Lisa was very conscious of my dog's medical needs and took good care to prepare my dog... (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)"

Available this weekend
11. Mariko

A true animal lover!!

Oak Center, Oakland, CA, 94607

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mariko is wonderful with animals. She is basically a pet whisperer. She is incredibly attentive and always goes the extra mile when it comes to meeting the n... (more)"

12. Mariel

Dogs are my favorite people!

Alameda, CA, 94501

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

"Mariel is great with dogs and all animals. Not only is she incredibly responsible, she is loving, attentive, and fun. Any dog would be happy to be in the ca... (more)"

13. NP P. & Andre

Dog Family in SF/Bay!

Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

11 repeat clients

"Our vacation was made 10x better knowing our dog and home were in such good hands. We received lots of updates on Vader, our dog, with adorable photos as he ... (more)"

14. Maria

Animal lover.The right fit for you!

Alameda, CA, 94501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

17 repeat clients

"Maria was fantastic with Sammy! She had our hyper active pup chilling on the couch on the first day (big sign of his being comfortable with someone). She al... (more)"

15. Tiffany

I love being around dogs!

Piedmont, El Ceritto, CA, 94539

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Tiffany was responsive and flexible with any issues I needed for dog sitting Tripp! Will book again with her! (more)"

16. Tobe

Dog Lover in the House!

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting

5 repeat clients

"Tobe took care of Sugar and Daisy, two dogs in a shared household with my sister and did a wonderful job. We were able to be away for the four days without a... (more)"

17. 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)"

18. Heather

I'll jog with your dog

Northgate, Oakland, CA, 94612

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Heather was great! She gave multiple updates with photos throughout the stay. Sweet, kind, and attentive. Definitely recommend her! (more)"

19. Patrick

SIMPLY THE BEST!! ENOUGH SAID...

Oakland Ave-Harrison St, Oakland, CA, 94611

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

1 repeat client

"Patrick was incredibly patient and caring with my anxious dog, especially over the 4th of July holiday! He took great care in making sure she was comfortable... (more)"

20. Christina

Central DT Oakland Walker!

Lakewide, Oakland, CA, 94612

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Christina was awesome! She followed directions, has good rates, great communication and lots of updates! We're definitely going to be using her again! (more)"

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