Dog Walking

$25
30-minute walks
per walk
Response Time
Within a few days

Traveling Preferences

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

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Dog Walking Cancellation Policy:

Reviews

4 Reviews
Anna-Marie E.
Anna-Marie E.
May 10, 2018

Robert is a true dog lover! He's gentle, patient and trustworthy. He will treat your dog as his own. He's wonderful! Such a positive experience!

Robert G.
Robert G.
Kecia H.
Kecia H.
May 7, 2018

Robert is a dog-lover at heart. Just watching him with his own doggie children makes me long to have more furry friends with me. His pets are always well groomed (often with bows and clothing accessories), they respect his rules, and absolutely adore their master! It is clear that he has trained them well! Robert is an excellent walker/sitter & is highly recommended!

Robert G.
Robert G.
Laura O.
Laura O.
May 1, 2018

Robert loves dogs! He's a caring owner of happy, healthy, and highly active dogs. Robert has years of experience in owning
and caring for dogs of various temperaments and knows how to keep dogs happy.

Robert G.
Robert G.

About Robert

30
years of experience
  • Verified Background Check

I Love Dogs More Than People

I have taken care of multiple dogs for over 30 years.
I'm a cancer survivor but though the Chemo and radiation was tough, the battle to recover was devastating. The love of my 4 dogs, their devotion and loyalty was my therapy. By giving them the best homelife I can, the joy I receive is unimaginable healing emotionally, physically, and spiritually. Every dog is a gift from God and a source of pure, unconditional love ...

What Robert would like to know about your dog

I prefer small dogs especially because my dogs are small. I'd like to know about your dogs' personality and temperament. I'll need to know if your dog has any allergies or dietary restrictions.

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

I have lots of toys and things to chew on. I have the Dog TV channel on a big screen TV. Although I live in a dog friendly apartment building in the financial district in downtown Richmond, there are so many places to explore outside. I'm near Kanawha Plaza where there is a HUGE area to run around. I have a super long retractable leashes that provides lots of freedom but gives me the control. I'm also close to Capitol Park. It's beautiful with lots of clean landscaped walking areas. I'm not formally trained but I bathe and groom my own dogs. I can provide pictures of my work so you can judge for your self. I have soothing oatmeal shampoo and conditioner, quality clippers with multiple guards, specialized scissors, and a doggy hair dryer.
I'm patient, kind, and sensitive to a dog's emotional needs. I only use positive reinforcement and learn a dog's likes and dislikes such as needing head scratching, belly rubbing, lap time, or mild to rough playfulness (tug of war, fetching, etc) The closest animal hospital is Church Hill Animal Hospital 1.4 miles away.
I'm big on safety and proactive actions to anticipate issues and observing behaviors that are not beneficial. I'm a former Special Education teacher certified to work with children with emotional difficulties that included outbursts, a lack of impulse control, and severe attention deficits with hyperactivity. If I can operate in such a volatile environment, dogs are easy peasy!

Robert's Service Area

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