House Sitting in Forest Hill, Richmond, VA

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

1. Marie

Experienced Pet Sitter

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

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

10 repeat clients

"Marie is a great sitter. She's always reliable and on time. Each time I've returned home, Piper has been well cared for and in good spirits. Piper is a ner... (more)"

2. Kim

Home is where the dog is!!!!

Powhite Park, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

13 repeat clients

"This was our first time using Rover. After reading reviews on some dog sitters that do overnight stays. We had to go out of town for a few days and we did no... (more)"

3. Bree

Your pet's new BFF

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Bree stayed in my home and took care of my dog while we were away for several days. She gave him his meds, multiple walks a day, and lots of love. He warmed ... (more)"

4. Abigail

Avid runner, training experience

City Center, Richmond, VA, 23219

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Abigail was great with Maple despite her being a finicky eater and not an easy dog to walk. Abigail was professional, flexible, and compassionate towards my ... (more)"

5. Adam

Dogs are the best part of me

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"I had a great experience with Adam! He was prompt and clear in communication, and was earnest in seeing to me and my dog's needs throughout the process. I st... (more)"

6. Meaghan

Extra love for your fur babies

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Meghan was great! Our pup doesn’t like many new people but she LOVED Meghan from the moment they met. She gave her the time and the love and cuddles she is u... (more)"

7. Morgan

Dog Loving College Student

Vcu, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Morgan was fantastic with our 3 big dogs and 4 cats. She was always prompt and loving with our pets. I wish she still lived nearby. I would highly recommend ... (more)"

8. Lien

VCU Student w lots of love for dogs

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

4 repeat clients

"Lien was terrific with my dog! Ruby is an old girl, so I was concerned about all her medication, and Lien made it so easy! I came back home and the house was... (more)"

9. Alli

At your Bark & Call pet care!

The Fan, richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

34 repeat clients

"Alli was incredible! This was the first time we've left our dog when going on a trip longer than a couple of days, so I was obviously nervous. Between her g... (more)"

10. Rachel

I'll love your dog like it's my own

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

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

"Excellent! Sage was ready to bond with Rachel and to play. Now when I say Racel’s name Sage looks for her. An accomplished dog whisperer. (more)"

11. Allison

Can I borrow your pupper?

Westover Hills West, Richmond, VA, 23255

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hello all! My name is Allison and I have been a fan of the canine variety for my whole life and have been caring for my own for the last five years... (more)

12. Shelby

Your pup's new running pal!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Shelby was excellent. She kept in frequent touch with us to give us updates and confirm care instructions. Darwin often has accidents and we came home to n... (more)"

13. Virginia

Professional Snuggler

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

4 repeat clients

"My best Rover experience yet. Virginia did an amazing job with my pets. She was always quick to reply and pro-actively provided multiple pictures everyday of... (more)"

14. Amanda

Your pet will be treated as family!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Our dog has separation anxiety and had a melt down moments before Amanda arrived. She took it in her stride and we came home to a happy sleepy dog. Would rec... (more)"

15. Sarah

Fun in the Fan for Furry Friends!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

4 repeat clients

"Sarah is an incredibly dependable and caring person. She is also an amazing dog owner! She would be a wonderful person to hire because she is both responsibl... (more)"

16. Nicole

Experienced & Compassionate Care

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

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

1 repeat client

"Nicole watched our two Labs (one a young puppy and a bit of a handful) and did a fantastic job! Both of our boys loved her and had a great time with her. T... (more)"

17. Meredith

Pawsatively Stoked to Meet Your Pup

Cedarhurst, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"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)"

18. Chandler

Young, energetic, ready to go

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

56 repeat clients

"Our first time having Chandler house sit with our loveable mutt, Charlie was perfect. Chandler was great with him, took care of our house, and sent pics to l... (more)"

19. Constance

Active, Loving, Lots of Experience!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"She was amazing, extremely nice, and my animals dug her. She stayed with them all day while I was out of town for a work function and when I arrived home the... (more)"

20. Rachel

Run, walk, or cuddles -- I'm there!

Woodland Heights, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rachel is a great sitter! She took care of our dog Bella this weekend. She was very responsive to calls and texts, has a flexible schedule, sent us lots of 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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