Katherine W.

Katherine W.

House Sitting

in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

30-minute walks
per walk
Response Rate
Response Time
Under half an hour

Traveling Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
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Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
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4 Reviews
Pamela G.
Pamela G.
Jul 30, 2018

Katherine Whalen is an OUTSTANDING pet-sitter. For several years, when she lived in our town, she took wonderful care of our cat (even taking him to her house for shelter during a tornado, and trekking through a heavy snow storm to check on him). I have known her since she was a tiny baby, and she is the daughter of a very good friend and colleague of mine. Her character is stellar and her caring ...

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Frances W.
Frances W.
Jul 29, 2018

I am a dog trainer and often need respite care for my own pack. We have relied on Katherine's services off and on for nearly a decade, and would absolutely trust her in an instant with my pack as well as dogs in boarding/training. As a small business owner, it takes a lot of trust to put your reputation on the line like that knowing all the risks involved.

Katherine is happy to follow ...

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Kathryn K.
Kathryn K.
Jul 22, 2018

Great with cats, fish, dogs and even children, Katherine is responsible and provides the individualized care each of your pets will need as if they are her own.

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Katherine W.

About Katherine

years of experience
  • Verified Background Check

Lover of all furry friends!

I'm new to Rover.com, but I've been pet, house, and baby sitting since I was in middle school. I'm happy to get the mail, water plants, and do anything else to help out while you're out of town.

I love all dogs, large and small, young and old. I also love cats, and I had a pet hedgehog for years who I loved dearly. My last regular petsitting gig was for an elderly dog ...

Additional Skills
Oral Medication Administration
Can provide daily exercise
Senior Dog Experience

When Katherine watches your pet

Since I’m still pretty new to Richmond, I’m trying to explore parks in the area! I’d love to bring a dog with me for walks in the park! I’m also happy to do walks in your neighborhood if that’s more familiar for your pet.

Katherine's Service Area

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