House Sitting in Shockoe Slip, Richmond, VA

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

1. Claire

I love all Fur Babies Big and Small

Henrico, VA, 23228

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

"When I am away or need someone to drop by the house to let my precious pup out, I can always count on Claire to make room in her schedule for us and take the... (more)"

2. Lauren

Master's student at VCU

Oregon Hill, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Believe me when I say that you would need to search high and low to find a better pet/house sitter than Lauren. Both dog and house were perfect when we retur... (more)"

3. Amanda

I will love your dog like you do!

Scott's Addition, Richmond, VA, 23230

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been lucky enough to have a dog in my life since I was 17. Until about a year ago, I had two! I lost my first baby to cancer last year and ... (more)

4. Amber

Highly Qualified Pet Sitter

North Highland Park, Richmond, VA, 23222

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 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)"

5. Megan

I'll <3 your dog as much as you do!

Upper Shockoe Valley, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

"Megan has been my dearest, longest, and truest friend since 1997! As long as I've known her, she has always owned a pet and took immense care of them. Her mo... (more)"

6. 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)"

7. Meredith

Small dog owner, all dog lover <3

Union Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

2 repeat clients

"AMAZING experience with Meredith. Meredith house sat/ puppy sat my two dogs last minute when my husband and I went out of town for a week after other plans h... (more)"

8. Rachel

Girl with a passion for all animals

Vcu, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rachel is one of the most compassionate and caring people I've ever met. Her passion for animal care and pets means she will always put her job first and tak... (more)"

9. Maryn

stress free staycation for your pet

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

24 repeat clients

"Maryn was great! Came to keep Scottie company last minute while we were out of town for the day and sent multiple updates letting us know she was in good hands! (more)"

10. Meaghan

Extra love for your fur babies

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Meaghan is great! She and Bailey hit it off right away, as did she and I. Meaghan sent pictures and updates throughout the weekend and my house was immacula... (more)"

11. Madeline

Got a mutual love with all animals!

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I am a pet owner with a background in animal welfare. I worked at the Richmond SPCA for 3 years where I did close to a thousand adoptions as an adoption coun... (more)"

12. 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)"

13. Czarina

DogLover

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have three dogs back at home and I miss them dearly. I had the fortunate opportunity to dog-sit a beautiful golden retriever overnight this weeke... (more)

14. Curt

Energetic Friend of All Dogs

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

5 repeat clients

"Curt's quickly become my go to for dog sitting and walking services in Richmond! Lucky to have found him so early on in my relocation! (more)"

15. 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)"

16. Melynda

High energy & passionate pet lover!

Broad Rock, Richmond, VA, 23224

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

"Melynda is wonderful with dogs of all shapes and sizes! She's infinitely playful and upbeat (and also knows how to enforce boundaries), and any dog spending ... (more)"

17. 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)"

18. Emily

Feline & all animals friendly!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: Full time college student with flexible schedule! Have had a diverse range of loving animals in my life from labs to a sphynx cat to reptiles and b... (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. Nicolas

Veteran Giant dog-owner&pet-sitter

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Covered by Rover's Protection Package* All my life I have had 2 or more dogs in my home and have pet-sat/ dog-walked informally for 10-20 family ... (more)

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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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