House Sitting in Elkhardt, Richmond, VA

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

1. Alyssa

Compassionate and Outgoing

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alyssa watched my two dogs during the daily throughout the week for a long while. My doodle was getting older and needed someone to stay with her while I was... (more)"

2. Maria

Easy going, helpful and dependable

Richmond , VA, 23235

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I'm fairly new to the dog word myself I have a puppy of my own, I often prefer to stay home because I feel very bad leaving him alone. I have on... (more)

3. Kim

Home is where the dog is!!!!

Powhite Park, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

11 repeat clients

"I can't say enough about the great experience we've had meeting Kim and having her take care of our two girls. She is extremely kind and conscientious, offe... (more)"

4. 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)

5. Logan

Frogs n' Dogs

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Logan did a fantastic job watching Finley while I was out of town. Finley is very attached to me, and when I'm gone, is most comfortable staying in my apartm... (more)"

6. Shannon

Animal lover with Vet experience

Carillon, Richmond, VA, 23221

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

4 repeat clients

"Shannon was great! I had to go out of town with short notice for the weekend. Even though Shannon had another overnight client, she was able to accommodate o... (more)"

7. Casey

Animal lover who works around you!!

Carver, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Casey is great with pets and super reliable! He has a dog of his own and is so caring towards her--always playing with her, taking her on walks, and making s... (more)"

8. 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)"

9. Melynda

High energy & passionate pet lover!

Broad Rock, Richmond, VA, 23224

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

"I don't know how she managed to do it! 4 pups all at once, but so thankful for her services! She was always kind and let us know how they were both doing, an... (more)"

10. 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)"

11. Chelsea

Law student and lover of dogs!

Mary Munford, Richmond , VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Chelsea was the savior, best decision I made having her take care of my Beast. Chelsea communicated throughout and went above and beyond in every way to acco... (more)"

12. Rebecca

Experienced, passionate caretaker

Westlake Hills, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Rebecca was great with our dogs! When she came for an initial visit the dogs just knew she was there for them and they loved her immediately which made me fe... (more)"

13. Liz

Dog snuggler extraordinaire

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Lizz and I have dog sat for each other a few times; her dog likes other dogs and will happily play for quite a while. Lizz is very attentive to her dog and ... (more)"

14. 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)"

15. Dianne

I am a dog whisperer .

North chesterfield, VA, 23236

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

"My Stanley (Great Dane) loves Dianne. He has many health issues. Stanley is a handful. My husband and I know that Stanley is in excellent hands anytime we ar... (more)"

16. Riss

Riss' Pet Services

Maymont, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"Riss is the best dogsitter I've ever had the pleasure of knowing. My two pitbulls and one chihuahua absolutely love her. It's like they know when she's comin... (more)"

17. 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)"

18. Candice

Your Dog will love our home!

North Chesterfield, VA, 23234

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

2 repeat clients

"There are only a few people on this earth that I trust my dogs with and Candice is at the top of the list! Over the years she has watched my small poodle an... (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

1 repeat client

About: Finding someone you can trust and is great with your pets can be such a difficult task and very stressful (I know all too well from experience!). M... (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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