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House Sitting in Forest Hill, Richmond, VA

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

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1. Bree

Your pet's new BFF

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My pup had such a fun day with Bree! It was so nice being able to relax and know that Luna was in great hands. Luna can't wait for the next play date! (more)"

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2. Felicia

Groomer and Trainer= loving pup pro

Edgewood, Richmond, VA, 23222

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Felicia was fantastic! I truly can’t say enough good things. She was super sweet with my very rowdy dog and handled his excitement with ease. She sent me lot... (more)"

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3. Chandler

Young, energetic, ready to go

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"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)"

4. Jonathan

Motivated, caring, animal sitter

Union Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jonathan was amazing! This was my first time using Rover and he made it a breeze. He took pictures of my pets and gave me daily updates so I knew how they we... (more)"

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5. Kirsten

Flexible work schedule

Colonial Place, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kirsten loves dogs. She has owned several dogs her entire. There are several ways to describe her interactions with dogs. First she is very patient. Secondly... (more)"

6. Kelley

The Mary Poppins of the Pet-Set!

The Diamond, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting

"Kelley was great with my critters - two dogs & one terrible cat. I think she might have even made friends with the cat, which is a near-impossible task. I wi... (more)"

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7. Meredith

Pawsatively Stoked to Meet Your Pup

Cedarhurst, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Meredith was wonderful! We got pictures of our dog throughout the weekend, and he was his normal happy self when we got back! (more)"

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8. Bethany

I love all dogs and love to play!

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bethany was amazing! She kept us updated with pictures and we felt super at ease with her being in our home with our dog! Highly recommend! (more)"

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9. Kim

Home is where the dog is!!!!

Powhite Park, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting

"Kim was wonderful for the three days I was gone. I got pictures, updates and when I came home, my apartment looked outstanding, like she wasn't even there. I... (more)"

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10. Bekka

Home full-time

Carver, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bekka B is an awesome caregiver for pets. She has a great connection with pets of all types. Spending time with dogs is one of the great joys in her life and... (more)"

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4th of July
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)"

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4th of July
12. Lauren

Nurse who loves animals!

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Lauren for over five years and she is a very realiable, smart, and honest person. She has taken care of my cats on multiple occassions and she h... (more)"

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13. Marlowe

Active PT student, dog FANATIC

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Marlowe did an incredible job sitting for my babies and my house. She is conscientious, thorough, communicative, and responsible. She sent pictures throughou... (more)"

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14. Amelia

No pet shall feel lonely

Cedarhurst, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"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)"

15. Allison

Love to see each dog's personality!

Monroe Ward, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Allison babysat my one year old grandson for 2-3 hours a day, 4-5 days a week, through the summer. She was always on time and was also very flexible on days... (more)"

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16. Ben

Hiking and walking of all kinds!

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

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

"Ben is such a wonderful dog owner and sitter. He is extremely conscious of the needs of the dogs in his care and always does everything in his power to provi... (more)"

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4th of July
17. Olivia

I’ll run with your dog :)

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"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)"

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4th of July
18. Shelby

Animal lover ready to help you!

Old Town Manchester, Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Shelby was absolutely wonderful! Our dog is nervous around new people and doesn't always do so well when we go away. She was patient and worked with his need... (more)"

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19. Brittany

Every dog needs love & a good walk

Monroe Ward, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brittany is the most kind, caring and passionate woman I know. She works extremely hard to take care of others and to work towards her career and life goals.... (more)"

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20. Paola

Guaranteed to get tails a-waggin!

Vcu, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Paola was absolutely wonderful! She watched our dog jasper on our wedding day and sent us tons of adorable photos of our dog while she watched him. We will d... (more)"

Dog owners in Forest Hill, Richmond, VA love booking house sitting with sitters on Rover.com. Over 663 pet owners have reviewed house sitters in Richmond, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5 stars. Booking house sitting can be super affordable, no matter where you live. Trust us, we think you'll be pleasantly surprised. Curious what it might cost to book house sitting with Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before reaching out and starting a conversation with a house sitter near you in Forest Hill.

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 Forest Hill, Richmond house sitting needs. On Rover, it's easy to find a loving dog sitter in Forest Hill, 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 Forest Hill 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 Forest Hill, Richmond, VA for your dog: people who'll treat him like family.

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Sit a Dog, Save a Life lets you raise money for local dogs-in-need by doing something you do already: asking your neighbors to watch your dog instead of leaving them in a kennel. Many Rover sitters in Forest Hill, Richmond donate a percentage of their earnings to nonprofits through Sit a Dog, Save a Life. When you book with a sitter who has the Rover Donation Badge on their profile, you're helping dogs in need, right here in Richmond.

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1) Browse Sitters

We make it easy to find affordable & reliable sitters near you.

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2) Contact Sitters

Chat about your dog and your specific needs. Even meet in person before booking if you really want to.

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3) Book & pay

Our platform makes it easy and secure. No cash necessary.

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4) Enjoy your trip

Drop off your dog without feeling guilty. Relax with regular photo updates from your sitter.