Pet Sitting & Drop In Visits in Athens, VA

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your cat or dog.

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4th of July
1. Melissa

Walks Wags and Smiles!

Ruther Glen, VA, 22546

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Melissa is the sweetest ! When I met her for the first time my dog were instantly loving towards her ( with having German shepherds that isn't always the cas... (more)"

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2. Erica

Dog slobber and dog hair welcome!!

Fredericksburg, VA, 22408

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Erica sent us pictures if her on the floor with the dogs and giving them hugs. They were obviously well cared for (more)"

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4th of July
3. Brandy

Loving Animals is my way

Doswell, VA, 23047

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brandy took great care & gave lots of love & attention to our pets while we were out of town. (2dogs, 4 cats & 2 chickens) (more)"

4. Josh

Drove cross-country with 3 huskies!

Hanover, VA, 23069

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Josh used to come to my house (even last minute) to take care of my THREE crazy huskies. They love him! I wish he could’ve transferred to California with us.... (more)"

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4th of July
5. Sarah

The place where dogs want to be.

BEAVERDAM, VA, 23015

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

About: I am an animal lover who wants to better the lives of our animal companions. I believe in being a strong pack leader for my animals and all animals... (more)

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4th of July
6. Lesley

Owner, Breeder, & Show enthusiast!

Ruther Glen, VA, 22546

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

"I have known Lesley for 18 years. In that time I have owned 12 of her dogs that she bred, all healthy and happy. I trust her and value her opinion on all thi... (more)"

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4th of July
7. Cheryl

Home full time so lots of attention

Woodford, VA, 22580

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

"Cheryl is a sweet, warm lady, and a mega-animal lover! She takes impeccable care of the animals she sits, treating them just like she treats her own. If you'... (more)"

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4th of July
8. Troy

i'll run with your dog

fredericksburg, VA, 22407

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

About: I am a dog lover, its always been something I enjoy doing. your dog will feel like they are getting royal treatment, they will always be tend to so... (more)

9. Zach

I'll❤️Your ?almost as much as you!

Ashland, VA, 23005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Zach is a really kind-hearted guy that has profound interest on helping others, especially when it comes to animals of all kinds. If there is one person that... (more)"

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4th of July
10. Erin

Been dog parent for decades

Spotsylvania, VA, 22551

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

About: Love dogs. Have had them since I was a baby. Looking to make this my primary job. My schedule varies at Kohls. I have dogs myself and we play like ... (more)

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4th of July
11. Jacquelin

Caring is key

Milford, VA, 22514

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

"Rachel & Jacquelin are some of the most trustworthy, dependable, hardworking folks that I know. They will treat your pets like family and provide them with ... (more)"

12. Lindsey

Pets are people too.

Fredericksburg , VA, 22408

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lindsey is the bomb.com when it comes to puppy sitting. I left for a week vacation and she stayed with my puppy the whole time so she would feel comfortable.... (more)"

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13. Sarah

Your dogs will love me! Guaranteed

Woodford, VA, 22580

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

"Sarah was GREAT when she watched our dog Walter!! He cuddled in bed and even went kayaking with her! She spoiled him and took care of him like he was her own... (more)"

14. Dallas

Nightshifter = flexible schedule

Ruther glen, VA, 22546

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

About: I’m a rescue furmama to a 6 year old yorkie /beagle mix and an 11 year old cockerspaniel. I absolutely love shelter dogs and the concert of adopt d... (more)

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15. Holly

I will play with your Dog

Ashland, VA, 23005

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

About: I grew up with dogs and cat , I have worked at a veterinary before so I understand the procedure when it is to walking and taking care of animals. ... (more)

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16. Heather

Home full-time - love to walk

Fredericksburg, VA, 22408

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Heather for four years and I have seen her interact with all kinds of animals, big and small. She is a lover of dogs, cats, and everything in be... (more)"

17. Rick

Experienced dog handler

Ashland, VA, 23005

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rick was great, he even put up with my 80lbs pit bull jumping up to lick his face after meeting him for 30 seconds. I was extremely nervous about using this ... (more)"

18. Devin

Your dog = my future best friend !

Spotsylvania, VA, 22551

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Devin has always been great with all of our animals, between making sure they have proper nutrition, a good amount of exercise, and plenty of playtime and mo... (more)"

19. Alyssa

Knowledgable and Experienced

Beaverdam, VA, 23015

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ally has been taking care of our two horses for a couple of years now daily. She not only has a love for animals, but good insight into how animals are feeli... (more)"

20. Marissa

Home full time - out in the country

Bowling Green, VA, 22427

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

About: Hi, I am a very seasoned dog owner. I have had 2 Saint Bernards, a lab and a German Shepard. I also used to work at a doggy daycare and resort. I ... (more)


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