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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repeat clients
5 Reviews

Peg M.
Peg M.
Oct 3, 2018
Verified Stay

I feel very comfortable entrusting Roxie to Richard.

Richard P.
Richard P.
Michael F.
Michael F.
Sep 26, 2018
Verified Stay

Richard was great. Very flexible in terms of setting up a meet and greet. I can tell that my two dogs were well taken care of while I was away. I would highly recommend him to anyone.

Richard P.
Richard P.
Susan M.
Susan M.
Jul 31, 2018

Richard took expert care of our 3 dogs on many occasions. We have 2 seniors and one exuberant youth and Richard managed all of there individual personalities and needs without issue. We prefer to have someone stay overnight with our dogs and I have to admit that often times, we would come home to a house that was cleaner than the one we left after “Uncle Richard” would come for a visit. We would often ...

Richard P.
Richard P.

About Richard

years of experience
  • Verified Enhanced Background Check

Large or small, I love them all.

I was raised with Great Danes and Labrador Retrievers within the family. I am accustomed to all sizes, ages, energy levels and will follow specific medical and dietary instructions when necessary.

My goal is to give your dog the best care possible while you're away, so they'll be treated as if you were still home with them. I have multiple references. I typically work my full-time job in the evenings, but can accommodate if your ...

What Richard would like to know about your dog

No breed preferences. Most people I have pet sat for are good about informing me of their pet's ideal feeding, exercise, and medicine schedules. I've dealt with people who let their pets on furniture and others who are a bit more strict; crate trained, for example. I will adhere to the owner's specific guidelines.

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

When Richard watches your pet

Walking, swimming, fetching, even a little rough-housing outdoors if the owner permits. I've also sat elderly dogs who don't require much exercise and prefer more gentile, quiet housemates.

Richard's Service Area

All stays booked on Rover receive our Rover guarantee, 24/7 support, and our reservation protection.