Dog Boarding

$65
in the sitter's home
per night

House Sitting

Away
in your home

Drop-In Visits

Away
30-minute check-ins

Doggy Day Care

Away
in the sitter's home

Dog Walking

Away
30-minute walks
Response Rate
80%
Response Time
Under half an hour

Hosting Preferences

0-15
lbs
16-40
lbs
41-100
lbs
101+
lbs
Additional Preferences
  • Crate-Trained Dogs Only

Traveling Preferences

0-15
lbs
16-40
lbs
41-100
lbs
101+
lbs

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Ricardo can host 1 dog per night.
Ricardo can host up to 2 dogs per day for day care.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:
House Sitting Cancellation Policy:
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
Doggy Day Care Cancellation Policy:
Dog Walking Cancellation Policy:

Reviews

1
repeat client
9 Reviews

Jessica G.
Jessica G.
Oct 24, 2017
Verified Stay

Ricardo exceeded my expectations in taking care of Parker every day. I always came home to a happy pup.

Ricardo L.
Ricardo L.
Annie D.
Annie D.
Aug 22, 2017
Verified Stay

We were truly fortunate to find Ricardo to watch our pooch last minute. Ricardo welcomed our Jill with open arms and they instantly connected and created a bond. It was obvious he has plenty of experience with dogs. Ricardo provided us with updates throughout the entire stay. He was a tremendous help and accommodated our crazy schedule. We highly recommend his services to others. If you want an attentive, caring and responsible individual to care ...

Ricardo L.
Ricardo L.

About Ricardo

7
years of experience
  • Verified Background Check

I treat dogs like I treat family.

I am a student at VCU. I have lived with a middle aged German Sheppard for 3 years and a few other small dogs throughout the last few years and have become comfortable around all kinds of dogs. I have bathed, walked, played, and fed dogs for more than 4 years and have provided dog sits as long as one week on separate occasions. I am a friendly guy and absolutely adore the innocence and ...

What Ricardo would like to know about your dog

Are they potty trained? Do they have a problem with biting? Do they work well with other dogs and/or people?

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

About Ricardo's Home

Lives in a House
Non-Smoking Household
No Children Present
Has an Unfenced Yard
Has No Dogs

When Ricardo watches your pet

There are many areas in Richmond where dogs are allowed, I usually like to walk around the city and around the Maymont area. I enjoy running, swimming and rough housing with dogs and also playing catch and tug-o-war, but I understand some dogs may be too old or uninterested for such activities so sometimes a nice sniffing walk can be fun.

In Ricardo's Home

Dogs Allowed On Bed
Takes Only 1 Client at a Time
Dogs Allowed On Furniture
Potty Breaks Every 0-2 Hours

Ricardo's Neighborhood

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