House Sitting in Blackwell, Richmond, VA

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight in your home.

1. Jonathan

Motivated, caring, animal sitter

Union Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jonathan was amazing! It was the first time that I left my babies with someone other than family for an extended amount of time and I was nervous, he came to... (more)"

2. Bekka

Home full-time

Carver, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We have never had a sitter before and we were not sure how our elderly animals would handle it. We are pleased to no end with Bekka. We left her for 3 days... (more)"

3. Chandler

Young, energetic, ready to go

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Our first time having Chandler house sit with our loveable mutt, Charlie was perfect. Chandler was great with him, took care of our house, and sent pics to l... (more)"

4. Bree

Your pet's new BFF

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My pup had such a fun day with Bree! It was so nice being able to relax and know that Luna was in great hands. Luna can't wait for the next play date! (more)"

5. Cody

I've always been an animal lover!

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Cody was wonderful with Bentley! He made sure to send me pictures and updates on how Bentley was doing everyday and when I came home, Bentley was happy, comf... (more)"

6. Felicia

Groomer and Trainer= loving pup pro

Edgewood, Richmond, VA, 23222

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Felicia did a great job taking care of our two dogs and two cats! She sent lots of photos and updates which, being a crazy pet mom, I totally appreciated. Ev... (more)"

7. Nicole

Flexible schedule; on-site dog park

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

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

"Nicole house/dog sat for us and took great care of Sawyer! He liked her the second she walked in for our meet and greet. She took Sawyer on long walks, gave ... (more)"

8. Andrew

Flexible, all round animal lover!

Sauer's Gardens, Richmond, VA, 23230

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Andrew was great with Taco and I really appreciate the help while I was out of town! (more)"

9. Molly

LOVE is a four-legged word!

Malvern Gardens, Richmond, VA, 23221

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

"Molly has always had pets in her home. At one time she and her Mom had 2 dogs and four cats! Molly has her own dog now that she’s living in Richmond. She ... (more)"

10. Kelley

The Mary Poppins of the Pet-Set!

The Diamond, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting

"Kelley was great with my critters - two dogs & one terrible cat. I think she might have even made friends with the cat, which is a near-impossible task. I wi... (more)"

11. Marlowe

Active PT student, dog FANATIC

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Marlowe watched my 3 year old boxer/pitbull mix and my 12 week old pitbull/lab mix while I went out of town for 4 nights and 5 days. My dogs were well taken ... (more)"

12. Meredith

Pawsatively Stoked to Meet Your Pup

Cedarhurst, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Meredith was wonderful! We got pictures of our dog throughout the weekend, and he was his normal happy self when we got back! (more)"

13. Shelby

Animal lover ready to help you!

Old Town Manchester, Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Shelby was amazing! She was so caring and remembered everything important I told her about during the meet and greet. She sent me photos all day and kept me ... (more)"

14. Joe

Fenced in Backyard-love to play

Carver, Richmond, VA, 23220

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Joe is a huge animal lover! He is very social and loving with them and does a great job taking care of them and is diligent about feeding them and making su... (more)"

15. Bethany

I love all dogs and love to play!

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

"Bethany was amazing! She kept us updated with pictures and we felt super at ease with her being in our home with our dog! Highly recommend! (more)"

16. Kelsey

Let me love your pup like my own!!

Upper Shockoe Valley, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

"I just moved to Richmond maybe three weeks when I landed in the hospital needing surgery. I contacted Kelsey and told her my situation. I was more worried th... (more)"

17. Amber

Highly Qualified Pet Sitter

Fulton, Richmond, VA, 23231

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"It was an absolute pleasure to work with Amber! She is definitely a natural with animals. She sent daily updates and took incredible care our dogs and home w... (more)"

18. Amber

Free Nose Kisses!

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amber was great, our dog Sam was very happy when we arrived home. Also, we felt at ease with her here watching our home while we were many miles away. Ambe... (more)"

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19. Glencora

Excited to meet your best friend!

Chimborazo, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Glencora has watched my 11 year old dog Benny many times, and though he is funny with people at first, he warmed up to her and they have become good friends ... (more)"

20. Sarah

Snuggles and playtime for all!

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah was great! Came back to a sweet note and it seemed like they had a great time. Thanks Sarah!! (more)"

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