House Sitting in Merriwood, 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. Dalton Verified Background Check

Berkeley Grad Student Dog+Cat Lover

Bushrod, Oakland, CA, 94609

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Dalton was amazing! He was responsive and available, jumping in for a long weekend when our previous care fell through. His partner even helped out so our bo... (more)"

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3. 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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4. Darcy Verified Background Check

🐾 Canine Companion 🐾

Upper Laurel, Oakland, CA, 94602

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

"Darcy did great watching my 2 pits and cat over the weekend. She's a great communicator and I came home to happy animals. I'll be happy to have her help out ... (more)"

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5. Soliah Verified Background Check

Flexible schedule

Gaskill, Oakland, CA, 94608

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Biscuit seems happy. My house is just as it was when I left. Soliah gets 5 stars from me. Thanks Soliah! (more)"

6. Ashley Verified Background Check

Lifelong dog lover

Glenview, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ashley was wonderful. She took great care of our Murphy, sent messages and pictures, and left great feedback. I would not hesitate to ask her to housesit again. (more)"

7. David & Mabel Verified Enhanced Background Check

2 dog sitters for the price of one!

Montclair, Oakland, CA, 94611

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

"We are so happy to have found David & Mabel. They stayed in our house and took care of our dog while we were away for 10 days. The house was spotless when we... (more)"

8. Courtney Verified Background Check

I'm doing this because I love to!

Berkeley, CA, 94704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Courtney watched our French Bulldog and Boston terrier and she was amazing! She was super communicative and sent us lots of pictures and updates while we wer... (more)"

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9. Michaela Verified Enhanced Background Check

Loving & Dependable Care

Grand Lake, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Michaela was wonderful during her stay with our two cats and sweet pup over Christmas. They were all very well cared for and she left our house spotless. I e... (more)"

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10. 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)"

11. Lisa Verified Background Check

Home full time

Berkeley, CA, 94705

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

"Lisa was a great sitter for our French bulldog. She was very responsive to our messages, and regularly updated us on how Jake, our dog, was doing. She also t... (more)"

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12. Sarah Verified Background Check

21-year-old prevet student at Cal!

Berkeley, CA, 94709

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

"Sarah is a responsible and dependable pre-vet university student. She is very sweet and caring towards animals. She has never flaked or missed an appointment... (more)"

13. Cate Verified Background CheckRover 101

Loving, playful & knowledgable

Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Cate stayed with our big, reactive dog for a week, and looked after our cat too. She was very responsive and responsible, and both our pets took an instant l... (more)"

14. Rachel Verified Background Check

Flexible schedule - Dog lover!!

Longfellow, Oakland, CA, 94608

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

"I’ve booked Rachel on a few occasions and she has always been prompt and caring. My golden loves her and what’s good for my golden is good for me!! (more)"

15. Nadav Verified Enhanced Background Check

Your pets will be well cared for

Lakeshore, Oakland, CA, 94610

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Nadav is an amazing dog walker and dog sitter. Some days I think my pup loves him more than she loves me. Nadav is responsible and communicates about his sch... (more)"

16. Tara Verified Background Check

Our dogs are our greatest treasures

Piedmont, Piedmont, CA, 94611

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

"We feel very lucky to have found Tara to help us take care of our 17 week old puppy and our almost 11 year old dog. Tara is a natural with the dogs — super ... (more)"

17. Sydney Verified Background Check

Ready to play with any & all dogs!!

Berkeley, CA, 94705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sydney is amazing! She is so responsive and sends tons of updates and photos throughout the day to keep owners in the loop. She goes above and beyond for pro... (more)"

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18. Kate Verified Background Check

Dog loved

Fairview Park, Oakland, CA, 94618

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

About: Hi I’m Kate, a college student who absolutely loves dogs but do not have one of my own. I have vast experience with dog walking/ hiking , day care,... (more)

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19. Coren Verified Background Check

Dog lover with large fenced in yard

Berkeley, CA, 94705

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Amazing! She took very good care of my baby Stella and was sending me updates and pictures throughout the day! Would definitely recommend to anyone with a fu... (more)"

20. Kristin Verified Background Check

Lover of dogs and LONG walks!

oakalnd, CA, 94611

House Sitting

"Kristin was excellent with both dogs this last week! There were some minor, upset tummy, issues while we were gone on this trip and Kristin handled it all li... (more)"

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