House Sitting in Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA

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1. Julie Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

Professional Dog Trainer & Handler

Brookland Park, Richmond, VA, 23222

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Julie always does such a good job, lots of photos, she actually walks your dog and makes sure they stay exercised. She took good care of our home while we w... (more)"

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2. Stella Verified Background CheckRover 101

Stand-In pet mom

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Stella is an amazing sitter! From the beginning of the process she responded quickly to messages and was easy to work with. She came by my place to meet my... (more)"

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3. Cat Verified Background Check

Get Cat to take care of your dog!

Southern Barton Heights, Richmond, VA, 23222

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

"Cat is a very kind and responsible pet owner. She has a cat of her own and regularly cares for her roommate’s dog. I highly recommend her services and would ... (more)"

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4. Justin Verified Background Check

Responsible and Caring Animal Lover

Church Hill North, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Justin was great! Really communicative, he reported back on every aspect of care we had discussed prior to leaving our dog with him. We booked Justin fairly ... (more)"

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5. Rachel Verified Background CheckRover 101

Never met a dog I didn't love

Union Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting

"Rachel was wonderful! She was available on extreme short notice and took amazing care of our two dogs ensuring they got all the snuggles and playtime that th... (more)"

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6. Eleanor Verified Enhanced Background Check

All pets deserve love!

Fulton, Richmond, VA, 23231

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

"Eleanor was incredibly kind to my three pets - two dogs and a ornery, special needs cat. She was also very good at communicating and collaborating with me to... (more)"

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7. Simmy Verified Background Check

River walks with canine companions

Forest Hill Terrace, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

About: Great experiences for all furriends! I enjoy meeting pet families and helping owners feel good about their pets while they are away. I love my fami... (more)

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8. Nick Verified Enhanced Background Check

Foster Pop to Many Pups Big & Small

Swansboro West, Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Nick was very attentive with the dogs. He took the time to meet them before hand, learned their personalities, and asked great questions. He even cleaned up ... (more)"

9. Madison Verified Background Check

Dog walking, sitting, and boarding!

City Center, Richmond, VA, 23219

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

"Madison took great care of eevee! She sent me wonderful pictures and clearly loved spending time with my little furnugget. (more)"

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10. Jenna Verified Background Check

Play Dates, Treats, Hikes, and LOVE

Fairmount, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

"Jenna sent us pictures of our dog while we were gone and pictures of the routes she walked her on. She took great care of her, would absolutely hire her again! (more)"

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11. Natalie Verified Background Check

Full-time dog lover!

Richmond, VA, 23224

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

"Natalie naturally loves and gravitates towards dogs. They, instinctively, love and gravitate towards her. She has a heart of gold and is a loving, caring and... (more)"

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12. Emily Verified Background Check

Pet loving graduate student!

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emily did a great job with Coors. She made sure he was taken out and fed properly. She truly cares for dogs and I would fully recommend (more)"

13. Julianne Verified Enhanced Background Check

The BEST care for your pet

Upper Shockoe Valley, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"So awesome! I can’t recommend enough, sent updates and treated my pup great! (more)"

14. Kimberlee Verified Background Check

I Love Pets Of All Shapes and Sizes

Church Hill North, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We're so glad we connected with Kimberlee. We needed a new dog sitter last minute while away on vacation, and she hopped right in. She was on top of everythi... (more)"

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15. Ethan Verified Background Check

Rockin' Animal Lover!

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My mind is always at ease when my rambunctious pitbull is in Ethan's care! He provides him with exercise, love, and belly rubs. Ethan is a 12 out of 10 human... (more)"

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16. Connor Verified Background Check

Experienced & Affordable!

Fairmount, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

"Connor was great and really flexible. Because of my work schedule I had to drop my dog off before 5 am, which Connor was able to work around. He was also abl... (more)"

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17. Megan Verified Enhanced Background Check

will treat your dogs as my own

Jackson Ward, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Megan has an intense passion for animals, which is evident by the way she treated our Scottish terrier. Despite him chewing on her sandal (as Frederick B. Cu... (more)"

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18. Ashley Verified Background Check

10 Years Experience-4 paws up!

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23219

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ashley was great. She took care of our pups for a week while we were out of town. During our meet and greet it was clear she understands dog behavior and our... (more)"

19. Sacha Verified Background Check

Lots of play while you're away

Shockoe Bottom, RICHMOND, VA, 23223

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Hello and thank you. I can't recommend Sacha enough. She is truly the most loving, caring, detail oriented person that I have ever know when in comes to dog... (more)"

20. Jillian Verified Enhanced Background Check

Pawsitive experience every time

City Center, Richmond, VA, 23219

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jillian was great! It was so nice to know that our Ginger was in good hands and being well cared for. I will definitely being using Jillian's services again. (more)"

Pet parents turn to sitters on Rover.com when they're looking for house-sitting. 13 owners have reviewed sitters in Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, giving them an average rating of 4.6/5. Since 92% of pet owners live within a short drive of a sitter on Rover, it's easy to find the perfect house sitter near you. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating. Wondering how much you can expect to pay on Rover.com? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a house sitter. Exchange messages from your sitter's profile, ask to schedule a free in-person Meet & Greet, and book and pay on Rover. You'll receive adorable photo updates, premium insurance, and world-class support.

Rover offers the perfect alternative to dog kennels. The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your dog and your home, turn to Rover for your Shockoe Bottom, Richmond house sitting needs. On Rover, it's easy to find a loving dog sitter in Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA who'll give your dog one-on-one attention while you're away, and your dog can enjoy a sweet staycation, right at home. Search from hundreds of trusted Shockoe Bottom house sitters near you, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your dog. 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 dog's stay all through Rover: it's easy, safe, and cashless. You get free premium insurance, a team of safety experts available 24/7, and cute photo updates throughout the stay. It's the easiest way to find trustworthy house sitters in Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA for your dog: people who'll treat him like family.

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Book a Stay, Donate to a Cause

Sit a Dog, Save a Life lets you raise money for local dogs-in-need by doing something you do already: asking your neighbors to watch your dog instead of leaving them in a kennel. Many Rover sitters in Shockoe Bottom, Richmond donate a percentage of their earnings to nonprofits through Sit a Dog, Save a Life. When you book with a sitter who has the Rover Donation Badge on their profile, you're helping dogs in need, right here in Richmond.

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