Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Under an hour


House Sitting

in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

30-minute walks
per walk
Cat care, pick-up & drop-off, bathing / grooming

Traveling Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
House Sitting Cancellation Policy:
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
Dog Walking Cancellation Policy:


repeat clients
7 Reviews

Ben F.
Ben F.
Aug 22, 2018
Verified Stay

Richard was awesome! Our pitty wasn’t the friendliest at first, but Richard quickly won him over and they got along famously for the rest of the week. Richard sent pics of our dog all the time and left our house cleaner than when we left. In short, we could not have asked for a better dog sitter.

Richard U.
Richard U.
Amanda M.
Amanda M.
Aug 5, 2018
Verified Stay

Richard was wonderful! We were in a bind from a last-minute sitter cancellation, and he was very accommodating and happy to even arrange a meet and greet. Rosie seems to have really enjoyed the company, and our house was even cleaner than when we left! A++ River sitter.

Richard U.
Richard U.
Blake M.
Blake M.
Apr 23, 2018
Verified Stay

Richard is the BEST! I love getting photos of my baby outside enjoying the weather! Thank you so much Richard!!

Richard U.
Richard U.

About Richard

years of experience
  • Verified Background Check

Kiki with your doggie

Grew up and took care of three dogs ("Teddy"-shih tzu, "Wrinkles"-shar pei, "Duncan"-west highland terrier) all different sizes. Also took care of neighboor's dogs, typically a Yorkie named Tiffany. Animal lover with a Masters Degree in History from West Virginia University. Very easy to get along with and very respectful of your space and animal. I have been a house sitter in the past with and without animals. I can't wait to ...

What Richard would like to know about your dog

Would like to know the general temperament of the dog and their behavior toward strangers. No breed preferences.

Additional Skills
Can provide daily exercise

When Richard watches your pet

Love throwing frisbee and going to parks.

Richard's Service Area

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