1. Justine

Just Like Family!

Longfellow, Emeryville, CA, 94608

"Blue had a great time with Justine this weekend. When I picked him up, he seemed very content and connected with his new friends. Thanks Justine! (more)"

2. Wendy-Anne

Dog lover with 2 black labs.

Alameda, CA, 94501

"Wendy is so awesome. We know our dogs are well cared for and are treated like her own. We moved out of state and wanted to take Wendy with us! I highly re... (more)"

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3. Latricia

Loving and personalized care.

Longfellow, OAKLAND, CA, 94609

"Tricia was an excellent sitter. She was easy to communicate with, friendly and most important my pup was so happy to be at her apartment. Sent pictures and u... (more)"

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4. Sue

Sleeps with Dogs

Clinton, Oakland, CA, 94606

"Sue is by far my favorite pet sitter! She sent pictures throughout the day of my pup's adventures, and updated me on what they were doing. She even got Fela ... (more)"

5. Dan

Your dog's new best friend

Longfellow, Oakland, CA, 94608

"Fantastic experience! My dog Juno stayed with Dan, Paige, and their sweet beagle Apple for a week while I was out of town on business. It was my first time l... (more)"

6. Durelle

Adventure Walks & Loving Boarding

Berkeley, CA, 94710

"This was our second stay with Durelle and once again I am a very satisfied customer!! She sent me pictures of my dog Zico's adventures and he had a great tim... (more)"

7. Sarah

Boom I'm the best

Prescott, Oakland, CA, 94607

"Sarah was wonderful with my challenging, grumpy, older dog! Henry really liked her :) (more)"

8. Kim

Lots of Doggie Love to Give

Gaskill, Emeryville, CA, 94608

" Kim and family were wonderful. Their home is warm and friendly and Kim was incredibly flexible with my last-minute changes. I knew Dante was in good hands s... (more)"

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9. Janet

Fenced yard in Montclair Village

Oakland, CA, 94611

"Janet was great with my little Sunshine. She made sure that it was a slow transition to having my girl ease into a house with two other dogs. She sent me p... (more)"

10. Luz

Did somebody say puppy?!

Adams Point, Oakland, CA, 94610

"I have known Luz for a number of years and helped her get a Bedlington Terrier bitch puppy from the same breeder we obtained our dogs through. Her love of a... (more)"

11. Gia

A Happy, Dog Friendly Place

Alameda, CA, 94501

"We knew when we arrived to pick them up that Cocoa & Kali had a great weekend. They were both playful, and while happy to see us, were nowhere near ready to... (more)"

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12. Erica

Fun, loving home w/ a playful pup!

Trestle Glen, Oakland, CA, 94602

"Erica was wonderful!! She was very thorough, responsible and kind. This was our first time working with her and we will definitely ask her to take care of ou... (more)"

13. Sindhu

Dog friends and space to play!

Berkeley, CA, 94703

"Sindhu was great! She was pleasant, was available at the times I asked her to be, and very flexible as far as drop off times. Sailor came back happy and ti... (more)"

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14. Ruthy

Dog lover wants to pamper your pet.

South Prescott, oakland, CA, 94607

"Ruthy is a fantastic find! This was our first time using Rover.com and we really lucked out in finding someone as knowledgeable, responsible, and passionate ... (more)"

15. Erica

Dog Lover in Uptown Oakland

San Pablo Gateway, Oakland, CA, 94612

"Erica was very accommodating and she is so sweet. Her puppy and mine are the same age, and so they were great playmates. Also, I was pretty lucky that her ho... (more)"

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16. Ember

Dog lover to pamper your pooch/es!

Bushrod, Oakland, CA, 94609

"Ember was a fantastic sitter for my little chihuahua mix. She was patient and kind with my dog, and from the pictures and updates she sent (and there were ma... (more)"

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17. Elizabeth

Experienced Dog Caregiver Lover!

McClymonds, Oakland , CA, 94607

"Ginger ADORES Elizabeth and her pup, Boogie. She's actually in love with Boogie. I feel so comfortable leaving Ginger in her care - I've had to travel a lot ... (more)"

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18. Scott

Attentive, Experienced Dog Handler

Oakland Ave-Harrison St, Oakland, CA, 94612

"Diego loves staying with Scott and playing with old & new friends, we love Scott's experience, attention, and regular messages & pictures during each stay. W... (more)"

19. Clare

Camp Clare Dog Care

Bella Vista, Oakland, CA, 94609

"Clare watched our dog, Sadie, for four nights. She took excellent care of her, and sent us lots of pictures and updates. We would highly recommend her and... (more)"

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20. Tonya

Dogs are like Sunshine

Ivy Hill, Oakland, CA, 94606

"Tonya was great. Super professional and easy to work with. I have a large bloodhound, so it's great that Tonya looks after all sizes. She wrote down every no... (more)"

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Dog owners love Rover's Oakland dog sitters. 446 owners have reviewed sitters in Oakland, giving them an average rating of 4.93/5.

Sit a Dog, Save a Life

Sit a Dog, Save a Life lets you raise money for local dogs-in-need by doing something you do already... asking your friends, family and neighbors to watch your dog while you travel, instead of leaving him in a kennel! Look for sitters in Oakland with the Rover Donation Badge for one of these nonprofits, and a portion of your fee will be donated.

Northern California Sled Dog Rescue

NorSled rescues, fosters and finds homes for unwanted, abandoned and abused Northern breed dogs: Siberian Huskies, Alaskan Malamutes, Samoyeds, and mixes of these breeds.

NorSled works directly with shelters in most Northern California counties, and also if there is space, shelters in other Northern California areas, Central California and Western Nevada. In some circumstances NorSled may take owner surrenders, but they usually work through the shelter system. They work closely with other Nordic Breed rescues in other areas, and can refer owners in crisis to the rescue nearest them.

More on Oakland

When your dog hears nature calling, Oakland, California has a number of great places where he can stretch his legs and have a howling good time! Head on out to Redwood Regional Park for an off-leash trot, or have an explosively fun time together at the Robert Sibley Volcanic Preserve.

If your dog wants to answer the "call of the wild" and still exercise his cultured canine side, be sure to mark your calendars with a red paw print for the second Saturday of the month from October to December. Oakland's Jack London Square plays host to the dog-friendly Jack of All Trades fair in (where else?!) Jack London Square. You and your pup can fetch some local art and food. Yum!

But for those times that you need a pet sitter and a temporary loving home for your beloved canine companion, look no further that Rover. At Rover.com, we love your pets just as much as you do and are proud to list dog sitters, dog walking services, and dog boarding in Oakland that take this love for dogs just as personally as we do.

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