House Sitting in Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight in your home.

1. Chandler

Young, energetic, ready to go

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

56 repeat clients

"Our first time having Chandler house sit with our loveable mutt, Charlie was perfect. Chandler was great with him, took care of our house, and sent pics to l... (more)"

2. Bree

Your pet's new BFF

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"My pup had such a fun day with Bree! It was so nice being able to relax and know that Luna was in great hands. Luna can't wait for the next play date! (more)"

3. Shelby

Your pup's new running pal!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Shelby was excellent. She kept in frequent touch with us to give us updates and confirm care instructions. Darwin often has accidents and we came home to n... (more)"

4. Alli

At your Bark & Call pet care!

The Fan, richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

34 repeat clients

"Alli was incredible! This was the first time we've left our dog when going on a trip longer than a couple of days, so I was obviously nervous. Between her g... (more)"

5. Annie

Pro sitter and stayer :)

The Fan, Richmons, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Annie is the perfect animal lover! Having grown up her entire life around animals, specifically dogs, I have full faith in her capabilities to take care of o... (more)"

6. Amber Edmondson

Highly Qualified Pet Sitter

Fulton, Richmond, VA, 23231

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

37 repeat clients

"Amber was a LIFE SAVER! Our previously booked Rover canceled 24 hours before my husband and I were leaving for an international trip. She responded immediate... (more)"

7. Allison

I love running with dogs!

Capitol District, Richmond, VA, 23219

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

1 repeat client

"Allison is a pet lover and very responsible. You can count on her !!! The best to find a pet sitter is to look for a pet lover to take care of your pets !!! (more)"

8. Hunter

A student looking for some friends!

Shockoe Slip, Richmond, VA, 23219

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Hunter is a wonderful dog owner. His kind, fun-loving personality mirrors that of his border collie, Chief. Being friends with Hunter has allowed me to perso... (more)"

9. Lien

VCU Student w lots of love for dogs

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

4 repeat clients

"Lien was terrific with my dog! Ruby is an old girl, so I was concerned about all her medication, and Lien made it so easy! I came back home and the house was... (more)"

10. Michelle

Flexibly available dog-lover

Oregon Hill, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"Michelle has taken care of my dogs many times over the past few years and is always reliable and a pleasure to have as a dog sitter. She is one of the most c... (more)"

11. Sierra

I'll walk,run,an play with your dog

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Sierra has a true love and compassion for animals. She has experience with all types of dog behaviors and personalities, due to her background in dog rescue.... (more)"

12. Caroline

“Be the person ur dog thinks u are”

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Caroline is awesome! She is a lovely and bright young lady who brings joy to those around her (including furry friends)! She is sweet and thoughtful and will... (more)"

13. Alyssa

I love to play with dogs of any age

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"I have a dog and Alyssa always helps out with her when I need it! She’ll take her on walks, feed her and make sure she gets attention when I’m not home! She’... (more)"

14. Natalie

Yogi is Down for Dogs!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Natalie is an absolute delight with animals, especially dogs. Her energy and kindness are radiant; dogs being such intuitive creatures, pick up on this and a... (more)"

15. Abigail

Avid runner, training experience

City Center, Richmond, VA, 23219

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Abigail was great with Maple despite her being a finicky eater and not an easy dog to walk. Abigail was professional, flexible, and compassionate towards my ... (more)"

16. Katy

They will get so much love

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"Katy is super sweet and loving towards animals. She came to my house to take care of my cats everyday while I was on vacation. She is very reliable and has a... (more)"

17. Adam

Dogs are the best part of me

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"I had a great experience with Adam! He was prompt and clear in communication, and was earnest in seeing to me and my dog's needs throughout the process. I st... (more)"

18. Valentina

Roving Around Church Hill!

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

3 repeat clients

"Valentina was very accommodating with my schedule and even offered to pick my dog up from my house for my convenience. She took him on three walks in a matte... (more)"

19. Bailey

Let me love your fur baby!

Jackson Ward, Richmond, VA, 23219

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

"Bailey is so wonderful! I can always count on her to help me out with my Great Pyrenees, Koda. It's usually pretty hard to find people who can handle a dog s... (more)"

20. Taylor

Dog lover and walk lover

Union Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Throughout my life I have loved pets and have make them a passion of mine. One of my favorite jobs was a bather at a pet store and I got to be with... (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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