House Sitting in Elkhardt, Richmond, VA

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

1. Kim

Home is where the dog is!!!!

Powhite Park, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

12 repeat clients

"I've never written a review for a pet sitting service. they are very difficult to write. Mainly because the service is provided when we aren't there to see... (more)"

2. Lauren

Master's student at VCU

Oregon Hill, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Believe me when I say that you would need to search high and low to find a better pet/house sitter than Lauren. Both dog and house were perfect when we retur... (more)"

3. Amanda

I will love your dog like you do!

Scott's Addition, Richmond, VA, 23230

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been lucky enough to have a dog in my life since I was 17. Until about a year ago, I had two! I lost my first baby to cancer last year and ... (more)

4. Megan

I'll <3 your dog as much as you do!

Upper Shockoe Valley, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

"Megan has been around dogs and cats her entire life. She is a very responsible, caring person that loves animals. She likes to be outdoors so dog walking w... (more)"

5. 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)"

6. Meredith

Small dog owner, all dog lover <3

Union Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

2 repeat clients

"AMAZING experience with Meredith. Meredith house sat/ puppy sat my two dogs last minute when my husband and I went out of town for a week after other plans h... (more)"

7. Madeline

Got a mutual love with all animals!

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I am a pet owner with a background in animal welfare. I worked at the Richmond SPCA for 3 years where I did close to a thousand adoptions as an adoption coun... (more)"

8. Maryn

stress free staycation for your pet

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

24 repeat clients

"Maryn is great with my boys! She's super flexible and it able to adapt to quick changing plans. My boys were great and happy when I returned and I look forwa... (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. 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)"

11. Katie

"Dog person" is an understatement

The Fan, Richmond , VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Katie was amazing! We were so comfortable having her stay with our boys (Otis and Peanut.) She sent us photos and kept us updated on their outings. This was ... (more)"

12. Melynda

High energy & passionate pet lover!

Broad Rock, Richmond, VA, 23224

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

"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)"

13. Sarah

Will snuggle, play, and go outdoors

Richmond, VA, 23225

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

About: I have had dogs since I was a young child and have had my own since I was nineteen. I have experience with behavioral training and positive reenfor... (more)

14. Chris

Dog Walker Extraordinaire

Maymont, Richmond , VA, 23220

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

11 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)"

15. Jessica

Animal lover who also works @ petco

N. Chesterfield , VA, 23235

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

"Jessica was pet sitting for me for 3 years before she moved. She was very reliable and worked with my schedule. My dogs loved her from the moment they met he... (more)"

16. Gabrielle

VCU Pre-Dental that loves dogs!

North Chesterfield, VA, 23236

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

About: Im Gabrielle, and I am a VCU Biology and pre-dental student! I am a nationally registered dental assistant, and also a big pet lover! I have a Redb... (more)

17. 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)

18. Arianna

Dogs aren't just pets, their family

Richmond, VA, 23234

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

1 repeat client

"Arianna is a responsible dog owner and caregiver. She has watched our dogs and always not only taken care of them, but lavished them with love. Her caring co... (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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