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. Dana

Loves play and long walks!

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Dana was great! She snuggled, played, and took very good care of with my two chihuahuas while I was away. I will definitely use her again! :) (more)"

2. Jenny

Dog-Loving VT MA Student

Christiansburg, VA, 24073

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

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

3. Ashley

Dog owner since I was born

Unit B, VA, 24060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"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)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
4. Mia

Loving sitter, lots of experience

Christiansburg, VA, 24073

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Mia did a really great job with my dogs. She came by when I needed her to and took great care of them while I was gone. She kept me updated and sent me pictu... (more)"

5. Solitaire

Infectious Attitude for all Pets!

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have had several pet sitter but Solitaire's efficient care and concern for my pets has been the best. My dogs love her and she loves them. I highly recomm... (more)"

6. Joseph

Great with all dogs- Pet enthusiast

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

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

19 repeat clients

"it was my first time leaving my kitten at home while I was away, and Joseph made me feel so comfortable. He helped me through the entire process because I ha... (more)"

7. 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)"

8. 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)

9. Amy

Work from home & naps happen...

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

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

1 repeat client

"I cannot think of a better person to care for your dog than Amy. She is deeply passionate and knowledgable about their well-being. She's also super kind an... (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. Jacob

Home full time and love all dogs

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

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

5 repeat clients

"Jake is a great dog sitter. All my fosters have loved him immediately and he really has a great manner with all different types of personalities. You can def... (more)"

12. Sam

I’ll treat your dog like family

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

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

1 repeat client

"Sam is not only a great friend, but an excellent pet caretaker! She’ll always put your pet first, taking care of their needs responsibly and thoroughly. Not ... (more)"

13. Lauren

Local Veterinary Student

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

9 repeat clients

"Lauren was wonderful! She was very responsive and attentive; she took lots of photos during her drop-in visits and kept us well updated. We felt very comfo... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
14. Stephanie

Walks with the horses!! Pre-Vet

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

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

"Stephanie is beyond responsible when it comes to taking care of animals. Since she is a pre-vet student and has worked in veterinarian clinics she knows prop... (more)"

15. 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)"

16. Catherine

Pre-vet student who loves dogs

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I've cared for dogs, cats, horses, and chickens over the past ten years. I love working with animals, which is why I study animal science with an e... (more)

17. Lisa

Fun-loving, high-energy, Runner.

Christiansburg, VA, 24073

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Lisa is simply the best dog mom in the world. She puts her interests last after those of the dogs. She's simply the best. If there is anyone you could trust ... (more)"

18. 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)

19. 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)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
20. Cheyanne

Loving Pet Sitter for furry friend

Blacksburg, VA, 24060

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

1 repeat client

"Cheyanne was a complete dream to work with! From the beginning she was very responsive. At our meet & great, she exuded such kind energy and experience (whic... (more)"


The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your pets — and check in on you home — turn to Rover. It's easy to find a loving Merrimac pet sitter on Rover who'll give your pet one-on-one attention while you're away, and take care of your home. Search from hundreds of trusted pet sitters in Merrimac, VA, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your pet(s). We know it can be tough to leave your pet, which is why we encourage every pet parent and sitter to have a Meet & Greet before booking the stay. Then, when you're ready, book and pay for your house and pet sitter all through Rover — it's easy, safe, and cashless. You'll have the peace of mind knowing that your sitter has free premium insurance, a team of safety experts available 24/7, and will send you cute photo updates throughout the stay. Rover is the easiest way to find trustworthy Merrimac pet sitters and avoid the kennel.