House Sitting in Forest Hill, Richmond, VA

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

1. Amanda

I will love your dog like you do!

Scott's Addition, Richmond, VA, 23230

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been lucky enough to have a dog in my life since I was 17 and for several years until recently I had two! I recently lost my first baby to ... (more)

2. Kim

Home is where the dog is!!!!

Powhite Park, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

12 repeat clients

"Thank you so much for watching my crew. It was so nice to know they were well cared for while I was out of the country. Also thank you for being so patient w... (more)"

3. Megan

I'll <3 your dog as much as you do!

Upper Shockoe Valley, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

"Megan has watched our hound lab mix a few times and has done a wonderful job! She is so good around animals and our dog Jax LOVES her. It's comforting to kno... (more)"

4. Lauren

Master's student at VCU

Oregon Hill, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Believe me when I say that you would need to search high and low to find a better pet/house sitter than Lauren. Both dog and house were perfect when we retur... (more)"

5. Tracy

Dog Mom Extraordinaire!

Fulton, Richmond, VA, 23231

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

2 repeat clients

"Tracy took excellent care of our senior puppy. She sent several updates and pics throughout every day. We are so thankful that she was available in the last ... (more)"

6. Amber

Highly Qualified Pet Sitter

North Highland Park, Richmond, VA, 23222

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Amber was very thorough and attentive to detail; just what you need when you are leaving your beloved fur baby behind. Amber communicated well and took great... (more)"

7. Meredith

Small dog owner, all dog lover <3

Union Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

2 repeat clients

"Meredith was wonderful! She was so prompt and attentive to any concern I had during my time away from Ruby, and vice versa she let me know of issues right a... (more)"

8. Kenzie

Dog Lover and Animal Caregiver!

The Fan, Richmond , VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I recommend Kenzie because she is responsible and really loves dogs! Kenzie takes the best care of her own animals and has helped dog sit for me numerous ti... (more)"

9. Madeline

Got a mutual love with all animals!

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I am a pet owner with a background in animal welfare. I worked at the Richmond SPCA for 3 years where I did close to a thousand adoptions as an adoption coun... (more)"

10. Maryn

stress free staycation for your pet

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

23 repeat clients

"Meryn did a wonderful job taking care of our sweet girl. She was excellent at handling multiple medication needs and sent pictures every day. We felt our Bos... (more)"

11. Hannah

Must Love Mutts

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Always tentative having to leave my dogs with someone but this time using Rover I found a great match. Not only did Hannah give me updates throughout my time... (more)"

12. Meaghan

Extra love for your fur babies

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Meaghan is great! She and Bailey hit it off right away, as did she and I. Meaghan sent pictures and updates throughout the weekend and my house was immacula... (more)"

Available this weekend
13. Czarina

DogLover

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have three dogs back at home and I miss them dearly. I had the fortunate opportunity to dog-sit a beautiful golden retriever overnight this weeke... (more)

14. Curt

Energetic Friend of All Dogs

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

5 repeat clients

"Curt's quickly become my go to for dog sitting and walking services in Richmond! Lucky to have found him so early on in my relocation! (more)"

15. Melynda

High energy & passionate pet lover!

Broad Rock, Richmond, VA, 23224

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

"One of my dogs, has physical limitations, and Melynda has been able to take great care of my precious baby. My other dog is very high energy and she is able ... (more)"

16. Lauren

Nursing student who loves animals!

Carver, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"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)"

17. Amanda

I've Been With Dogs My Whole Life

Monroe Ward, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: There was never been a time in my life when I or my family haven't had at least one dog, and most of the time, we have had quite a few. Starting ar... (more)

18. Chris

Dog Walker Extraordinaire

Maymont, Richmond , VA, 23220

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

11 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)"

19. Rosie

Active dog lover

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

26 repeat clients

"We could not have been more thrilled in our experience with Rosie R. Our 1 1/2 year old collie-retreiver mix was very well taken care of and had a wonderful... (more)"

20. Laura

A dog is my spirit animal

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

3 repeat clients

"Laura was really wonderful. I feel as if she really worked to connect with Tulip. Tulip seemed healthy and happy after the visit, and my house was immacula... (more)"

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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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