Dog Boarding in South Garden, Richmond, VA

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1. Jason

Pawesome Petwatch! 24/7 care

23236, VA, 23236

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Coolie had a great time while at Jason’s. I received updates about how is day/night went and it was great knowing he was well cared for while I was away. Def... (more)"

2. Emma

Teacher by day, dog mom by night

Union Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

"We are so thankful to have found Emma! My pup Bentley stayed overnight with Emma while I was out of town and she has my highest recommendation. Emma sent me ... (more)"

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This weekend
3. Nicole

Flexible schedule; on-site dog park

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

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

"Nicole was a great sitter for our dog Abel, she was kind and polite and seemed to care a lot about him. She communicated very well and sent a lot of photos ... (more)"

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4. Drew & MaryElizabeth

Walks, cuddles, and naps oh my!!

City Center, Richmond, VA, 23219

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

"I am so happy I booked MaryElizabeth and Drew to take care of Rio while we were out of town. We received lots of pictures with each one of them showing Rio ... (more)"

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5. Kristina

Sit, Stay, Cuddle, Play!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"I will do my best but words really can't describe how great Kristina was and how perfect she was for Luna and for me as a sitter. I do travel quite a bit s... (more)"

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6. Rosie

A tired dog is a happy dog :)

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Outstanding! Rosie makes you feel comfortable and at ease. I knew from the meet and greet Deuce would be in good hands. Thank you Rosie and Elijah! (more)"

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7. Megan

Loving home!

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

Dog Boarding

"She was my favorite rover to date! Sent me many pictures during my pup’s stay and I could tell my dog was so happy with her. Kept me very updated on how she ... (more)"

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This weekend
8. Sophia

I will love them like my own.

Westover, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

"Kaia had so much fun! She took her to the park, on walks and to play in the water. Sent lots of pictures to keep us updated. We would definitely be happy kee... (more)"

9. Elizabeth

Honest, trustworthy, and SO loving

Richmond, VA, 23236

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

"Thank you Elizabeth. My dog is happy. I can tell she enjoyed herself and appreciated not being alone in the hotel room. Thanks for coming to our rescue at... (more)"

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10. Lizzy

Love walking and playing fetch!

Carytown, Richmond, VA, 23221

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

"Lizzy did a fantastic job with our 60 lb German Shorthair Pointer. She sent regular picture updates and message letting us know how things were going. We wil... (more)"

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11. Kellie

Teacher by day - dog momma by night

Central Office, Richmond, VA, 23219

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

"Kellie was a great caretaker for our dog. She was attentive to following our dog’s schedule and provided pictures to show us while we were away. Kellie was o... (more)"

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12. Mary

Fenced yard/treated like family

Stratford Hills, Richmond, VA, 23225

Dog Boarding

"Mary is a dog lover! She took loving care of my very skittish dog. Has a great fenced yard, & her own dog that plays well with others! I think my dog had as ... (more)"

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13. Jeannette

Barking Good Times Lodge

Belmont Woods, Richmond, VA, 23234

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Our dog loved the opportunity to run and play outdoors with Jeanette's dogs but also being allowed to snuggle inside too! He was happy and seemed well exerci... (more)"

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This weekend
14. Christiana

Home full-time, close to dog park!

North Chesterfield, VA, 23234

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

About: Hello, thank you for taking the time to read my “About Me!” The fact that you are here right now, currently reading this bio, already assures me of... (more)

15. Christina

active! dog LOVER!

Westover Hills West, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

"This was our first time away from Josie, our 4 month old pup. I was nervous about leaving her but read all of Christina’s reviews and felt good about what ev... (more)"

16. Reagan

Local dog lover seeks new buddies!

Swansboro, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

"Reagan is absolutely wonderful. She's a reliable, intelligent, honest soul who has helped me out with my pup quite a bit. I know I can always count on her a... (more)"

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4th of July
17. Joy

I will put all my love and care in.

Northrop, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

"Joy is a responsible and caring individual. She has a love for all animals big and small. She is great at caring for animals and shows compassion and love fo... (more)"

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4th of July
18. Jennifer

My friends are all dogs.

Northrop, Richmond, VA, 23225

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Jennifer is a wonderful and caring individual in general, but when it comes to animals, specifically dogs, she is always willing to go above and beyond for t... (more)"

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19. Mariah

Any dog is a good dog!

Forest Hill Terrace, Richmond, VA, 23223

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mariah has watched my dogs (3) on numerous occasions for different periods of time, some a week plus. My dogs absolutely love her. She is passionate and affe... (more)"

20. Katie

Licensed Veterinary Nurse

Northrop, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

"Wonderful wonderful wonderful. She took in my sweet, energetic, yet timid baby girl now Mayze when I needed a fast boarding home. Words can’t explain how tha... (more)"


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The cost of dog boarding in Richmond may surprise you - in a good way. That's because there's a dog sitter on Rover for nearly every price range and lifestyle. Curious about how much you can expect to pay for dog boarding on Rover? Check out our average dog boarding rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with an individual dog sitter.

In short, when you use Rover to find a dog sitter in Richmond, VA, you can rest easy knowing that your dog is having a great time.

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1) Browse Sitters

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2) Contact Sitters

Chat about your dog and your specific needs. Even meet in person before booking if you really want to.

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3) Book & pay

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4) Enjoy your trip

Drop off your dog without feeling guilty. Relax with regular photo updates from your sitter.