House Sitting in Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA

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

1. Bryony

Love all animals of all shapes and

Richmond, VA, 23075

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bryony is very kind and responsible. She won't just walk/feed your animals, she will truly care for them. I've always been very pleased with how she has take... (more)"

2. Amber

Highly Qualified Pet Sitter

North Highland Park, Richmond, VA, 23222

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Amber was very thorough and attentive to detail; just what you need when you are leaving your beloved fur baby behind. Amber communicated well and took great... (more)"

3. Walker

Responsible, fun loving dog lover!

North Highland Park, Richmond, VA, 23222

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Walker was with me when I rescued my dog, Chico, who was in a cardboard box on a porch in the cold of January. She knew exactly how to take care of him and h... (more)"

4. Tracy

Dog Mom Extraordinaire!

Fulton, Richmond, VA, 23231

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

2 repeat clients

"Tracy took excellent care of our senior puppy. She sent several updates and pics throughout every day. We are so thankful that she was available in the last ... (more)"

5. Melissa

Your dog is part of your family

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"Melissa took care of my dog for an entire week while my wife and I were on vacation. We had been worried because our dog is very attached to us, as are we at... (more)"

6. Lauren

Master's student at VCU

Oregon Hill, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: I volunteer at a local shelter where I come in contact with dogs of all shapes & personalities. I'm familiar with dog walking and have done overnig... (more)

7. Curt

Energetic Friend of All Dogs

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

3 repeat clients

"Curt is one of the most gentle and loving people I know. The dog he and my best friend adopted together is so well adjusted, well behaved, fun, playful, cute... (more)"

8. Chris

Dog Walker Extraordinaire

Maymont, Richmond , VA, 23220

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

10 repeat clients

"We cannot say enough good things about Chris! This was our first time booking a dog sitter and it could not have gone any better! Chris and Dublin hit it off... (more)"

9. Nick & Katie

Responsible Newlywed Animal Lovers

The Museum District, Richmond , VA, 23221

House Sitting, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Nick and Katie are the best!!! (more)"

10. Corey

experienced petsitter for hire

The Fan, RIchmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Corey was an outstanding dog sitter while we were out of town. She was attentive to Kai's schedule and sent me messages every time she went over to let me kn... (more)"

11. Hannah

Must Love Mutts

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Always tentative having to leave my dogs with someone but this time using Rover I found a great match. Not only did Hannah give me updates throughout my time... (more)"

12. Maryn

stress free staycation for your pet

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

23 repeat clients

"This was our second time having Maryn take care of our dog, Darcy. Just as before, she was wonderful. She sent me pictures and videos of her and Darcy having... (more)"

13. Meghin

Love all types of dogs

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"The first day I met Meghin she had a dog at her side, and it was one happy dog. She is very responsible and very caring!!! Need someone to help get your dogs... (more)"

14. Melynda

High energy & passionate pet lover!

Broad Rock, Richmond, VA, 23224

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

"I don't know how she managed to do it! 4 pups all at once, but so thankful for her services! She was always kind and let us know how they were both doing, an... (more)"

15. Meredith

Small dog owner, all dog lover <3

Union Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

1 repeat client

"Meredith was wonderful! She was so prompt and attentive to any concern I had during my time away from Ruby, and vice versa she let me know of issues right a... (more)"

16. Lauren

Nursing student who loves animals!

Carver, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"I have known Lauren for over five years and she is a very realiable, smart, and honest person. She has taken care of my cats on multiple occassions and she h... (more)"

17. Charly

Professional Belly Rubber

Oregon Hill, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"Charly is such a responsible dog owner of her own I would expect nothing but the best while caring for other people's dogs! I have had great personal experie... (more)"

18. Katie

"Dog person" is an understatement

The Fan, Richmond , VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Katie was great with our animals. Will use her again (more)"

19. Amanda

I've Been With Dogs My Whole Life

Monroe Ward, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: There was never been a time in my life when I or my family haven't had at least one dog, and most of the time, we have had quite a few. Starting ar... (more)

20. Katie

Dogs are my favorite people.

Fulton, Richmond, VA, 23231

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katie G. is a woman with a love for pets. She has had pets in her life since early childhood, and now as an adult, surrounds herself with animal company! Sh... (more)"

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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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