Energetic dog in a beautiful Oakland Hills home

Oakland, CA, US
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Alex and I (we both go by Alex) adopted Chance 5 years ago and feel so lucky to have this cuddly bundle of love / adventurer in our lives. I'm a climate tech entrepreneur. Alex is Chief Strategy Officer at a human rights non-profit. We

Home & location

We have a 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom home in the Oakland hills with beautiful views of the surrounding wooded hills and across the bay to San Francisco, the peninsula, and Marin. We also have a one-bedroom apartment under our house that we rent

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Family friendly
  • Beach
  • Mountains
  • City
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


Chance is reactive to other dogs so always keep her on leash while outside the house and bring treats on walks to distract her. When she sees a dog say “Yes!” And give her a treat. Repeat until the dog is out of sight. Chance is quite

Meet the pets

  • Chance

    Portuguese Water Dog

    6 years

Sitter feedback (3)


We had a great time with Chance and loved the house and location. Chance is an incredibly smart dog with an irresistible face. She is loving, active and

Stayed · 09 Jul - 18 Jul 2021

We adored this sit. Chance is a beautiful dog. She knows her neighbourhood well and is great fun to run or walk with. Equally, she has a beautiful soft

Stayed · 06 Sep - 09 Sep 2019

I thoroughly enjoyed this house sit. Chance was a fantastic dog and Alex and Alex’s house is in a beautiful part of Oakland. Turkeys and deer around in the

Stayed · 28 Aug - 02 Sep 2019

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