House Sitting in Elkhardt, Richmond, VA

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

1. Sammi

Passionate dog enthusiast!

Jackson Ward, Richmond, VA, 23219

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have a 14 year old dog named Bear and Sammi treats him as her own. I have never seen another humans eyes light up as much as Sammi's when she sees a dog; s... (more)"

2. Kim

Home is where the dog is!!!!

Powhite Park, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

11 repeat clients

"What a treat having Kim stay with our nervous shelter dog, Herb. She is super responsive, sends plenty of updates and pictures and Herb is always happy and r... (more)"

3. Tracy

Dog Mom Extraordinaire!

Fulton, Richmond, VA, 23231

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

2 repeat clients

"Tracy took excellent care of our senior puppy. She sent several updates and pics throughout every day. We are so thankful that she was available in the last ... (more)"

4. Lauren

Master's student at VCU

Oregon Hill, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: I volunteer at a local shelter where I come in contact with dogs of all shapes & personalities. I'm familiar with dog walking and have done overnig... (more)

5. Chris

Dog Walker Extraordinaire

Maymont, Richmond , VA, 23220

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

10 repeat clients

"We cannot say enough good things about Chris! This was our first time booking a dog sitter and it could not have gone any better! Chris and Dublin hit it off... (more)"

6. Nick & Katie

Responsible Newlywed Animal Lovers

The Museum District, Richmond , VA, 23221

House Sitting, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Nick and Katie are the best!!! (more)"

7. Hannah

Must Love Mutts

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Always tentative having to leave my dogs with someone but this time using Rover I found a great match. Not only did Hannah give me updates throughout my time... (more)"

8. Maryn

stress free staycation for your pet

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

23 repeat clients

"Maryn is wonderful!!! I received regular updates w/pics of Cody (dog) and both cats!! She took care of them as if they were her own. Cody had loose stools... (more)"

9. Meaghan

Extra love for your fur babies

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Meaghan is great! She and Bailey hit it off right away, as did she and I. Meaghan sent pictures and updates throughout the weekend and my house was immacula... (more)"

10. Melynda

High energy & passionate pet lover!

Broad Rock, Richmond, VA, 23224

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

"One of my dogs, has physical limitations, and Melynda has been able to take great care of my precious baby. My other dog is very high energy and she is able ... (more)"

11. Charly

Professional Belly Rubber

Oregon Hill, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"Charly is such a responsible dog owner of her own I would expect nothing but the best while caring for other people's dogs! I have had great personal experie... (more)"

12. Katie

"Dog person" is an understatement

The Fan, Richmond , VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Katie was great with our animals. Will use her again (more)"

13. Meghin

Love all types of dogs

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"The first day I met Meghin she had a dog at her side, and it was one happy dog. She is very responsible and very caring!!! Need someone to help get your dogs... (more)"

14. Nylah

Caring for animals is my passion.

North Chesterfield, VA, 23234

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Growing up, I've never been without a dog (or any animal for that matter). My care for animals is immense and for as long as I can remember, I've... (more)

15. Laura

Responsible and loving dog owner

Richmond, VA, 23235

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

About: Hi! I'm Laura and I really hope to be your doggies sitter! I absolutely adore all animals. I have had multiple pets my entire life. Right now I hav... (more)

16. Allison

Need a reliable caring pet sitter?

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

1 repeat client

"I have had Allison pet sit my pomeranian Andy in the past. She is very reliable and knows a lot about animals. Andy is a senior who needs to take medication ... (more)"

17. Dianne

I am a dog whisperer .

North chesterfield, VA, 23236

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Dianne would be a wonderful dig sitter. She has watched my dogs for weeks at a time due to my health. My dogs love her! (more)"

18. Savanna

MUST LOVE DOGS

North chesterfield , VA, 23235

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Savanna is great with animals. We've known each other for a long time and she always had a huge soft spot for animals. I have three dogs and they all love he... (more)"

19. Michael

Guy who enjoys fun more than Fido!

North Chesterfield, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Michael's calm, gentle, patient demeanor has always made him fast friends with animals. My family has relied on him to take care of our dogs many times over ... (more)"

20. Elizabeth

Honest, trustworthy, and SO loving

Richmond, VA, 23236

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

3 repeat clients

"Elizabeth was heaven-sent. Our plans with the original sitter we booked through Rover fell through on the afternoon of our departure and she bailed us out. S... (more)"

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Pet parents turn to sitters on Rover.com when they're looking for house-sitting. 663 owners have reviewed sitters in Elkhardt, Richmond, VA, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. Since 92% of pet owners live within a short drive of a sitter on Rover, it's easy to find the perfect house sitter near you. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating. Wondering how much you can expect to pay on Rover.com? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a house sitter. Exchange messages from your sitter's profile, ask to schedule a free in-person Meet & Greet, and book and pay on Rover. You'll receive adorable photo updates, premium insurance, and world-class support.

Rover offers the perfect alternative to dog kennels. The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your dog and your home, turn to Rover for your Elkhardt, Richmond house sitting needs. On Rover, it's easy to find a loving dog sitter in Elkhardt, Richmond, VA who'll give your dog one-on-one attention while you're away, and your dog can enjoy a sweet staycation, right at home. Search from hundreds of trusted Elkhardt house sitters near you, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your dog. We know it can be tough to leave your pet, which is why we encourage every pet parent and sitter to have a Meet & Greet before booking the stay. Then, when you're ready, book and pay for your dog's stay all through Rover: it's easy, safe, and cashless. You get free premium insurance, a team of safety experts available 24/7, and cute photo updates throughout the stay. It's the easiest way to find trustworthy house sitters in Elkhardt, Richmond, VA for your dog: people who'll treat him like family.

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