1. Matthew

I'd love to chill with your dog(s)

Randolph, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting

"Matt was a great dog sitter when I went away for the weekend. He was very accommodating, and sent updates and photos of my dog. He was also very respectful o... (more)"

2. Kim

Home is where the dog is!!!!

Powhite Park, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

10 repeat clients

"Kim was exceptional. I planned a vacation the week of July 4th, and my normal kennel was booked. I decided I would try Rover, but the first sitter unfortun... (more)"

3. Alexandra

Leave the doggy care to me!

Scott's Addition, Richmond , VA, 23230

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Alex is GREAT!!! Our pups and kitty loved her right away and that gave us much comfort knowing that they were happy and safe while we were out of town!!!!! T... (more)"

4. Shannon

Animal lover with Vet experience

Carillon, Richmond, VA, 23221

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

2 repeat clients

"Shannon was great! I had to go out of town with short notice for the weekend. Even though Shannon had another overnight client, she was able to accommodate o... (more)"

5. Cody

I've always been an animal lover!

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Cody was wonderful with Bentley! He made sure to send me pictures and updates on how Bentley was doing everyday and when I came home, Bentley was happy, comf... (more)"

6. Emily

Feline & all animals friendly!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Emily is absolutely amazing! She made sure Jake was as comfortable with her as he is with me. She waited with him until storms were over, took him out for lo... (more)"

7. Taylor

Dogs Evoke Joy in my Soul

Carver, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Taylor was great to Payton and took care of my house. She's awesome and I appreciate her doing so well with my dog and place. (more)"

8. Skyla

Responsible & Reliable Grad Student

Carver, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

About: I have been working professionally with dogs (and many other animals) for over 6 years. Previous experience includes: dog walker, kennel attendant,... (more)

9. Amber

Highly Qualified Pet Sitter

North Highland Park, Richmond, VA, 23222

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"This was my first time leaving my dog at home as opposed to kennel drop of. Dixie seems to be 'hungover' and hoarse after short- or long-term kennel stays. K... (more)"

10. Maryn

stress free staycation for your pet

Chamberlayne Industrial Center, Richmond, VA, 23222

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

18 repeat clients

"Maryn was wonderful with our pup, Bentley! She made sure to send a lot of pictures to let us know how he was doing while we were away, and when we came home ... (more)"

11. Laura

A dog is my spirit animal

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

3 repeat clients

"Laura was really wonderful. I feel as if she really worked to connect with Tulip. Tulip seemed healthy and happy after the visit, and my house was immacula... (more)"

12. Hayley

Looking for a PAWesome dog sitter?

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I would highly recommend Hayley as a dog sitter. Because I adopted my dog from the "pound," I've always been reluctant to board her. I try to take her with... (more)"

13. Christine

aspiring professional dog cuddler

Bellevue, Richmond, VA, 23227

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Christine is wonderful with dogs, and has taken care of my lab many times. In fact, if I mention her name to my dog, she immediately runs to the door to see... (more)"

14. Shannon

Quality care for your quality dog!

Randolph, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"Shannon has dog sat for us for years. Not only do we love her, but so do our dogs! She truly is an animal lover and it shows! Shannon is responsible, cons... (more)"

15. Katie

Compassionate Animal Lover/Advocate

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katie is a good friend and the best dog sitter around! Katie met our dog Baci almost immediately after we got her in June 2015, when Baci became one of the m... (more)"

Available this weekend
16. Chelsea

Law student and lover of dogs!

Mary Munford, Richmond , VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been dog walking since high school and house/dog sitting for the past two years - including for a dog who is seizure prone. I am respectful,... (more)

17. Chris

Dog Walker Extraordinaire

Maymont, Richmond , VA, 23222

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

5 repeat clients

"Chris was available on short notice and took good care of my dogs. I would recommend him to others. (more)"

18. Alicia

Need a sitter? Look no further!

The Fan, Richmond , VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"We loved Alicia and so did our Olde English Bulldogge! She was very friendly and sent us pictures and updates. We tend to be paranoid dog parents, but felt e... (more)"

19. Ariel

AFFORDABLE DREAM Pet Care-Taker

The Fan, Richmond , VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Ariel was grear. She stayed at our house and took care of our 2 big dogs for a week. They got lots of walks and cuddles. She sent pictures and videos every d... (more)"

20. Jessica

Dog Lover near Downtown Richmond

Carver, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Jessica was awesome. She's one of few who gave my dogs some off leash walk time, which is so important for their happiness! (more)"

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