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. Matthew & Jacob Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

Paws down, the best in town!

Richmond, VA, 23235

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jacob was so wonderful with our pets. Our dog, Daisy, never meets a stranger, but our cats are usually pretty hesitant. They got comfortable enough to come out… (more)"

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2. Kim Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

Mature, Reliable and Respectful.

Richmond, VA, 23235

House Sitting

"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 unfortunat… (more)"

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3. Deborah Verified Enhanced Background Check

Experienced Special Needs RN

North Chesterfield, VA, 23234

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Deborah has been more than just a sitter for Truleigh and our family. She is so caring, knowledgeable and most importantly loves our dog and wants what is best… (more)"

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4. Cat Verified Background CheckRover 101

Get Cat to take care of your dog!

Southern Barton Heights, Richmond, VA, 23222

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

"Cat recently took care of our cat and home and did an excellent job. She was easy to communicate with, kept in touch and sent photos from home, and left the ho… (more)"

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5. Eleanor Verified Enhanced Background Check

All pets deserve love!

Fulton, Richmond, VA, 23231

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

"Eleanor is wonderful! She took such great care of our four senior pets and apartment while we were on vacation for a week. We echo all of the other glowing rev… (more)"

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6. Alex Verified Background Check

Friendly Fun for your Furry Friend!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alex did a wonderful job house sitting, including taking care of our three cats and three dogs! She sent photos often and kept us updated. Thank you! (more)"

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7. Sydney Verified Background Check

Let me spoil your pets!

Vcu, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sydney was absolutely wonderful. She stayed at my apartment for the day with my quite mischievous puppy. Sydney kept me up to date, was very respectful, and in… (more)"

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8. Simmy Verified Background Check

Responsible and Caring Sitter

Forest Hill Terrace, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

About: Great experiences for all furriends! I enjoy meeting pet families and helping owners feel good about their pets while they are away. I love my family… (more)

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9. Katelyn Verified Background Check

Your fur baby will be in good paws!

Carytown, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katelyn did such a great job watching our dog. She has separation anxiety and has been difficult in the past for the people who have watched her. Katelyn took … (more)"

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10. Mariam Verified Enhanced Background Check

Experience animal tech and sitter!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mariam did an excellent job taking care of our two pups (and our rowhouse) for a week while we were on vacation. We were so impressed with her communication a… (more)"

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11. Mk Verified Background Check

Richmond SPCA-trained animal lover

Chimborazo, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I would absolutely recommend Mary Kristen as a dog walker. MK has been a pet owner and animal lover her entire life, living in homes and caring for dogs, cats … (more)"

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12. Colleen Verified Background CheckRover 101

Love from the comfort of your home!

Scott's Addition, Richmond, VA, 23230

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Colleen has been great to work with! She was on time for the meet and greet and the stay. She also sent me pictures and updates throughout the stay. And best o… (more)"

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13. Elizabeth Verified Background Check

Hello, I'm Elizabeth!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Elizabeth is very responsible and has a lot of experience taking care of animals. I always trust her with my animals, and would recommend her to anyone in need… (more)"

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14. Meredith Verified Background CheckRover 101

Trustworthy & great with animals!!

Mary Munford, Richmond, VA, 23230

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

"Meredith is an excellent care giver for dogs. She loves dogs and knows how to care for them. A former long time volunteer at AARF (Animal Adoption Rescue Fou… (more)"

15. Bree Verified Background CheckRover 101

AnimalKare Pet Services

Woodhaven, Richmond, VA, 23224

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

"I would like to recommend Bree as a caregiver for dogs. She has a great compassion for dogs and would take very good care of any dog that was left in her ca… (more)"

16. Brenton Verified Enhanced Background Check

Super flexible sched w/ experience!

Randolph, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brenton house sat on short term notice and did an amazing job. He was very good at sending pic updates and the house was clean when I came back. My dog seemed … (more)"

17. Jordan Verified Background Check

Hello Paw Lovers ❤️

Blackwell, Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jordan was great. She openly communicated, sent pictures/videos throughout my vacation and my pups seemed so at peace with her. I will be using her again! (more)"

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18. Madison Verified Background Check

Will treat your pets like my own!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

About: Hi there! My name is Madison and I’m super excited to be a part of this program. I’ve cared for animals for as long as I can remember and have a dog … (more)

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19. Isabella Verified Background Check

I love all animals!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"She did an awesome job watching my cat (who has separation anxiety), I can home and knew my cat was well taken care of!! (more)"

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20. Logan Verified Background Check

Flexible availability, all pets!

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Logan is the best person to have in your corner for those unexpectedly long days that keep your dog cooped up longer than you'd like, or those weekends where b… (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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Book a Stay, Donate to a Cause

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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