House Sitting in Jackson Ward, Richmond, VA

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1. Cody

I've always been an animal lover!

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Cody watched Miss Dixie so I would go away for the weekend. He sent daily pictures of their adventures and left the house immaculate. I'm going to have him b... (more)"

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2. Chandler

Young, energetic, ready to go

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"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)"

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3. 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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4. Bree

Your pet's new BFF

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"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)"

5. 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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6. 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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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)"

8. Jonathan

Motivated, caring, animal sitter

Union Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jonathan was amazing! It was the first time that I left my babies with someone other than family for an extended amount of time and I was nervous, he came to... (more)"

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9. Elizabeth

Let me treat your dog like my own!

Upper Shockoe Valley, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

"Elizabeth is the best with my dog Moose. He is a mastiff and so at times he can be a handful, but that doesn’t bother her. He is always excited every time th... (more)"

10. 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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11. 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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12. Tyler

A good dog is a happy dog.

Woodland Heights, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

"The best I will recommend his services any time my baby’s was very happy a very professional person (more)"

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13. Sammi

Unconditional love for your dogs!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sammi was great with Bo and Lilli and communicated throughout the day with me about their activities! She asked great questions about the specifics of their ... (more)"

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14. Alli

At your Bark & Call pet care!

The Fan, richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"This was our first time ever leaving our pups with anyone other than family! Alli was amazing! She checked in with us regularly and shared pictures of our ... (more)"

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15. 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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16. Olivia

I’ll run with your dog :)

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"I cannot think of anyone more suitable for this job. Olivia truly loves animals and has always been a dog lover. At home, she is always taking care of the do... (more)"

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17. Bethany

I love all dogs and love to play!

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bethany is one of the most responsible people I know, and also one of the most dog-obsessed people I know. She is always on time, keeps track of her calendar... (more)"

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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. Kelsey

Let me love your pup like my own!!

Upper Shockoe Valley, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

"I just moved to Richmond maybe three weeks when I landed in the hospital needing surgery. I contacted Kelsey and told her my situation. I was more worried th... (more)"

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20. Aprell

Fur mommy looking to share the love

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

"Aprell is amazing!! She loved my dog as if he was her own! She keep me updated and maintained the line of communication at all times. Aprell is very nice, p... (more)"

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