House Sitting in Elkhardt, Richmond, VA

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

Available this weekend
1. Alli

At Your Bark & Call pet care!

The Fan, richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

14 repeat clients

"Alli was wonderful, easy to communicate with, was super forgiving when I showed up to our meet-and-greet late, and sent me several pictures of my pups! I won... (more)"

2. Marlowe

Active PT student, dog FANATIC

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"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)"

3. Kim

Home is where the dog is!!!!

Powhite Park, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

13 repeat clients

"Kim was exceptional. I planned a vacation the week of July 4th, and my normal kennel was booked. I decided I would try Rover, but the first sitter unfortun... (more)"

4. Adam

Dogs are the best part of me

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Adam did a great job taking care of Lexus. He made sure to keep her happy by taking her out for walks and playing with her. He sent regular photos as well. (more)"

5. Nicole

keep your dog active and happy!

Shockoe Slip, Richmond, VA, 23219

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

1 repeat client

About: I'm new to the area of Richmond, and I home full time. I do volunteer work at the Richmond Animal League weekly with their dog crew. I love all dog... (more)

Available this weekend
6. Chandler

Young, energetic, ready to go

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

39 repeat clients

"Chandler has watched my dog Goose several times and he is one of the only people I trust to do so. He is incredibly attentive, reliable, responsive, and play... (more)"

7. Anna

Adventure going or doggy shopping!

Byrd Park, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I've worked in the dog industry for almost ten years. I'm familiar with home care, light grooming. I'm a vet assistant p/t, interested in hiking, t... (more)

Available this weekend
8. Lien

VCU Student w lots of love for dogs

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"Lien has been responsibly taking care of dogs since she was 13 years old. And she loves all kinds of animals! She takes care of my cat, Sheldon, when I go on... (more)"

Available this weekend
9. Robbie

I'm a pretty cool pet pal

Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

About: I have past experience working in a kennel/doggy day care facility where I dealt with all different breeds, sizes, and temperaments of dogs. I had ... (more)

10. Samantha

Flexible schedule and local

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"Samantha has always been my go-to dog sitter and walker. Most importantly, my dog absolutely LOVES having her around and gets excited when I even say her nam... (more)"

11. Imaan

The Dog Whisperer

Randolph, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"Imaan has taken care of my dashound who normally hates people, but loves imaan. She helps when I do overnights at work or long days and emmy is always happy ... (more)"

12. Sarah

Happy to hang with your pup!

Chesterfield, VA, 23832

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah was a great sitter. My furbabies were very happy, well taken care of, and she was very sweet. I will definately use her services again. (more)"

13. Meredith

Pawsatively Stoked to Meet Your Pup

Cedarhurst, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Meredith loves all animals and has been responsible for many cats & dogs in her lifetime! She will provide you with peace of mind while away from your pets k... (more)"

14. Chris

Dog Walker Extraordinaire

Maymont, Richmond , VA, 23220

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

23 repeat clients

"Another amazing experience with Chris! We just got a second pup, and she's still learning the ropes. Chris was so great with them both! Tons of pictures and ... (more)"

Available this weekend
15. Tyler

Experienced Trainer -Flexible Schd!

Forest View, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Oh gosh - where do I even start?! Tyler is incredible, to say the least. Kind, caring, trustworthy and understands dogs, and their quirks, on a deep leve... (more)"

Available this weekend
16. Schyller

Active, Trustworthy, and Flexible!!

Northrop, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

About: Growing up with a pet friendly family I was able to learn at an early age that all lives are to be respected and loved unconditionally. From puppie... (more)

17. Melynda

High energy & passionate pet lover!

Broad Rock, Richmond, VA, 23224

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

1 repeat client

"Melynda is wonderful with dogs of all shapes and sizes! She's infinitely playful and upbeat (and also knows how to enforce boundaries), and any dog spending ... (more)"

18. Rebecca

Outdoorsy Dog Fanatic!!

Forest Hill, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

"I have known Rebecca for a few years now and have seen her show her dog and other animals a lot of passion and cares very much for them. I think she would b... (more)"

19. Elizabeth

Honest, trustworthy, and SO loving

Richmond, VA, 23236

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

4 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)"

20. Jade

I spoil dogs like they are my own!

Fawnbrook, Richmond, VA, 23224

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

About: I've grown up with dogs my entire life and love spoiling them. They are all unique and amazing; they need love and attention constantly. While I ... (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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