House Sitting in Shockoe Slip, Richmond, VA

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1. Amanda

Your pet will be treated as family!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

3 repeat clients

"Our dog has separation anxiety and had a melt down moments before Amanda arrived. She took it in her stride and we came home to a happy sleepy dog. Would rec... (more)"

2. Bree

Your pet's new BFF

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"The Best! I have a very old dog and I felt like I left him with a family member. Updates were great and my dog was well loved while I was away. Stayed at my ... (more)"

3. Alli

At your Bark & Call pet care!

The Fan, richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

24 repeat clients

"Alli was wonderful, easy to communicate with, was super forgiving when I showed up to our meet-and-greet late, and sent me several pictures of my pups! I won... (more)"

4. Virginia

Professional Snuggler

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

3 repeat clients

"My best Rover experience yet. Virginia did an amazing job with my pets. She was always quick to reply and pro-actively provided multiple pictures everyday of... (more)"

5. Amber E. and Tori

Highly Qualified Pet Sitter

Fulton, Richmond, VA, 23231

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

35 repeat clients

"This was the second time I had amber stay with Bo and Lilli and I am SO happy I found her! She is great with dogs and keeps me updated every day. Ive come ho... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
6. 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)"

7. Adam

Dogs are the best part of me

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 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)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
8. Cody

I've always been an animal lover!

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

12 repeat clients

"Cody watched Miss Dixie so I would go away for the weekend. He sent daily pictures of their adventures and left the house immaculate. I'm going to have him b... (more)"

9. Marlowe

Active PT student, dog FANATIC

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Marlowe watched my 3 year old boxer/pitbull mix and my 12 week old pitbull/lab mix while I went out of town for 4 nights and 5 days. My dogs were well taken ... (more)"

10. Tracy

Dog Mom Extraordinaire!

Fulton, Richmond, VA, 23231

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

6 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)"

11. Kristin

Responsible, experienced dog lover

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kristin was wonderful! She took great care of our dog and three cats while we were away for a few days. She was conscientious, provided us with updates and p... (more)"

Available this weekend
12. Alex

Dogs are my favorite!

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I feel like I can reassure all who are interested in Alex being a great pet sitter because she has been pet/house sitting for me for over 6 years. That shou... (more)"

13. Lauren

Master's student at VCU

Union Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Lauren was very conscientious with my dog, cat, and house during my vacation. We had excellent and quick communications while I was away. And when I got hom... (more)"

Available this weekend
14. Rosie

A tired dog is a happy dog :)

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

30 repeat clients

"Rosie was great! Our pup had a great time with her, and she did an awesome job sending us pics and updates so that we knew Sheba was being well taken care of... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
15. Sarah

Fun in the Fan for Furry Friends!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

3 repeat clients

"I highly recommend using Sarah M. for your dog-sitting needs. She is fantastic with my English bulldog puppy, who can be a lot to handle at times (along with... (more)"

16. Amber

Amber's Menagerie

Virginia Union, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"So glad I found DogVacay. Amber was absolutely awesome!! She watched my two Cavapoos when I had to make a last minute trip due to a family emergency. The do... (more)"

17. 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)"

18. Kayla

Kayla's Dog Parlour

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

2 repeat clients

"Awesome experience with Kayla! Kept us informed during the entire time! Pepe didn't even know we were gone! Loved her so much, ee would book with her again i... (more)"

19. Chandler

Young, energetic, ready to go

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

44 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)"

20. Allison

I love all animals!

Vcu, Richmond, VA, 23284

House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Allison is the only person I completely trust with my animals. She's proven herself to me in many ways as far as being the best at what she does! She goes ab... (more)"

When it comes to pet care and house sitting, pet owners in Shockoe Slip, Richmond, VA trust their pets with sitters on Rover.com. Over 663 pet owners have reviewed house sitters in Richmond, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. House sitting doesn't have to be expensive. In fact, it's probably a lot more affordable than you think. You'll quickly find that there's a house sitter on Rover for just about every price range and lifestyle. Wondering how much you might expect to pay for a house sitter and pet care on Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you begin a conversation with a sitter who seems like a great match.

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 Slip, Richmond house sitting needs. On Rover, it's easy to find a loving dog sitter in Shockoe Slip, 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 Slip 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 Slip, Richmond, VA for your dog: people who'll treat him like family.

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