House Sitting in Elkhardt, Richmond, VA

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1. Chandler

Young, energetic, ready to go

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

66 repeat clients

"Really liked meeting Chandler and then having him stay at our house with our pets. He was easy to communicate with, flexible, and I trusted his experience. O... (more)"

2. Amelia

No pet shall feel lonely

Cedarhurst, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Amela watched our dogs while we had to head out of town. They seemed very happy and tired (always a great sign!) when we came home. She responded quickly w... (more)"

3. Kim

Home is where the dog is!!!!

Powhite Park, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting

13 repeat clients

"Kim watched our two puggles, Penny and Wilson, at our home recently. She visited us in advance to meet the dogs (and us), and we could tell immediately how m... (more)"

4. Brielle

Part-time sitter+ pup cuddler

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"Brielle did a fantastic job house sitting and taking care of our chinchillas and dog Coco who needed a lot of extra care and attention. I highly recommend Br... (more)"

5. Allison

Love to see each dog's personality!

Monroe Ward, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Allison is known to her peers and former employers as an extremely reliable and focused individual. I truly believe she is an asset to whomever she is workin... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
6. Olivia

I’ll run with your dog :)

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

6 repeat clients

"I asked Olivia to come and walk my dog on evenings because I take night classes. I have never felt more certain and confident that my Burger would be so perf... (more)"

7. Sophia

I will love them like my own.

Westover, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

About: I will be more than happy to be flexible for your needs and wants. I am compassionate and understand that they are not just a pet but a family memb... (more)

8. Tyler

A good dog is a happy dog.

Woodland Heights, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

"Tyler is an amazing pet sitter! He has taken care of several different pets of mine before. He has a very calm, caring attitude that animals gravitate to. As... (more)"

9. Gene

Dogs are always happy to see you.

North Chesterfield, VA, 23237

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

"I have been friends with Gene for over 12 years. As long as I’ve known him, he has owned and been a huge dog lover. He treats them like they were his childr... (more)"

10. Sara

Love going on walks by the river

Woodland Heights, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"As Sara's sister and roommate, I have seen the love Sara has for animals grow since she was young. She is a responsible, attentive, loving dog caregiver and ... (more)"

11. Trevor

Home 24/7-If you call, I'll bark!

Jahnke, Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Provided excellent care of my two entergetic huskies! Reliable and quick to reply. I felt very comfortable leaving my pets in his hands. Thanks! (more)"

12. Amy

Animals over humans!!!!!

Richmond, VA, 23236

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Amy was absolutely wonderful with Harry. She took him to see the Christmas lights and make friends. We will be using her again and would highly recommend her... (more)"

13. Reagan

Local dog lover seeks new buddies!

Swansboro, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

1 repeat client

"Reagan is absolutely wonderful. She's a reliable, intelligent, honest soul who has helped me out with my pup quite a bit. I know I can always count on her a... (more)"

14. Meredith

Pawsatively Stoked to Meet Your Pup

Cedarhurst, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Meredith is great! Rigby loves when she comes over to house it. She sends plenty of pictures and updates and is very good with dogs. (more)"

15. Kelsey

4 yrs experience as vet assistant

Jahnke, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kelsey is an excellent caregiver for animals. She’s caring and dedicated. She takes her responsibilities very seriously. I’m confident she would be a great d... (more)"

16. Carleton

full time dogsitter

Richmond, VA, 23236

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

About: Former shih tzu owner looking for extra income on the side until I ship out in June overseas. Love dogs and cats, had my dog for seven years, and k... (more)

17. Sarah

Dog-loving college student!

Cedarhurst, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

About: I've had many dogs growing up, however in March I got my own! She is a beautiful, well-trained and mild tempered German Shepherd. She is the best p... (more)

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18. Elizabeth

Honest, trustworthy, and SO loving

Richmond, VA, 23236

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

7 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)"

19. Sara

Best dog care giver

North Chesterfield, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sara is wonderful with animals. She gives so much love and attention. I would definitely recommend her to be a caregiver to any animal. You will not be disa... (more)"

20. Kayla

Home full-time

RICHMOND, VA, 23235

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have had enough experience with both small and large dogs, which have been easy to care for sure enough. I have also had a small amount of experi... (more)

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