Pet Sitting & Drop In Visits in Merrimac, VA

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your cat or dog.

1. Kristin

Let me love your fur babies

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kristin did an amazing job taking care of my little Malia over the weekend while I was away on business. Kristin stepped right in for me and didn’t miss a be... (more)"

2. Dana

Loves play and long walks!

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Dana responded very fast and was available in short notice! She sent pictures playing and walking my dog and is very reliable. Thanks Dana! (more)"

3. Sam

I’ll treat your dog like family

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sam is amazing with animals. She will take fantastic care of your furry friend. Sam is responsible and prompt. You will not regret using her services. (more)"

4. Ashley

Dog owner since I was born

Unit B, VA, 24060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ashley is very caring and I have seen her care for many animals in the past. Specifically, Ashley fostered a dog for many months and took great care of her u... (more)"

5. Jenny

Dog-Loving VT MA Student

Christiansburg, VA, 24073

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Jenny has helped me out on multiple occasions recently and always takes great care of my dogs. Thanks Jenny! (more)"

6. Ashley

Pets are family and welcome anytime

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

18 repeat clients

"Ashley was prompt and attentive. I appreciated that she texted when she had a question about how to care for Brooks. He was a tired puppy when I got home aft... (more)"

7. Mai

Flexible Schedule, Will Run on Walk

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mai was my pet sitter for a year during her stay in Va. She watched my 2 Maltese, 2 birds and Rabbits. She did an excellent job. I was very sad when she ... (more)"

8. Jodi

Vet Assistant large & small animal

Christiansburg, VA, 24073

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jodi has a love for all animals, and is trustworthy, loving and cares about each animal she comes in contact with. She is an excellent dog, AND cat groomer,... (more)"

9. Caleb

Vet student who loves dogs

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: I've lived with dogs (and cats at one point) my whole life, and I am currently attending the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. I ha... (more)

10. Jessica

Vet student who loves quality time!

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jessica was wonderful with our band of furkids. She was quickly responsive to our messages and really helped us get out of town with little notice. The dog... (more)"

11. Averi

CHEAP & RELIABLE - Vet Student

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Diana took care of my bunnies while I was out of town. She sent me pictures of them playing and having a great time which meant so much to me. She was quick ... (more)"

12. Janna

Extremely flexible schedule!

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We highly recommend Janna for pet sitting and dog walking! Janna has house sat and cared for our dog, Jack, many times over the last few years. She is fantas... (more)"

13. Dayna

I have 3 crazy dogs of my own!

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I graduated from Virginia Tech in December of 2016 and am staying in the area while my boyfriend starts Veterinary School at VMCVM. I will be start... (more)

14. Casey

Reliable Veterinary Student

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"It was absolutely wonderful experience In my life! Casey is very responsible, carrying and kind person. Her quick response and flexibility for my frequently ... (more)"

15. Lauren

Local Veterinary Student

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Lauren is beyond a 5 star rating!!!! She has taken wonderful care of our babies & treated them like her own. She has done an excellent job of detailed visit... (more)"

16. Jacob

Home full time and love all dogs

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Jake has taken excellent care of my dog from the time she was 10 weeks old - now a 1 year old adult dog. He clearly cares a lot for animals and goes above an... (more)"

17. Lauren

Home full-time, large unfenced yard

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Lauren Bowman is very qualified to take care of pets. In addition to having a degree in wild life conservation, Lauren genuinely cares about animals and thei... (more)"

18. Kayla

Student with lots of free time!

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Kayla is fabulous! Truly loves animals and gave terrific care!!! Thank you Kayla! (more)"

19. Ann

Veterinary Student, NAPPS certified

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ann is amazing! She has always gone above and beyond when petsitting for me, sending me pictures and regular updates. I feel so much better being gone, knowi... (more)"

20. Kristen

Welcoming your pets with open paws!

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kristen was an outstanding dog sitter. We have a special needs dog whose mobility is limited. He requires a bit more patience. Kristen did a fantastic job. S... (more)"


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