House Sitting in Southwood, 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

"Bree stayed in my home and took care of my dog while we were away for several days. She gave him his meds, multiple walks a day, and lots of love. He warmed ... (more)"

3. Alli

At your Bark & Call pet care!

The Fan, richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

34 repeat clients

"This was our first time ever leaving our pups with anyone other than family! Alli was amazing! She checked in with us regularly and shared pictures of our ... (more)"

4. 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)"

5. Annie

Pro sitter and stayer :)

The Fan, Richmons, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"If you're looking for a fun, friendly, and responsible dog sitter then you have totally found her. Annie is a natural dog person and loves any opportunity sp... (more)"

6. Kim

Home is where the dog is!!!!

Powhite Park, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

13 repeat clients

"Kim watched our two puggles, Penny and Wilson, at our home recently. She visited us in advance to meet the dogs (and us), and we could tell immediately how m... (more)"

7. Michelle

Flexibly available dog-lover

Oregon Hill, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"Michelle has watched our dogs several times. Our oldest dog, August, is high maintenance; needing to stay on a strict schedule of medications and walks. Mich... (more)"

8. Meaghan

Extra love for your fur babies

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"My shy dog, Hank, has loved Meaghan from the second he met her, and he's a high maintenance guy. She is great! I received updates and photos of my sweet pup ... (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. Sierra

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

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"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)"

11. Allison

I love running with dogs!

Capitol District, Richmond, VA, 23219

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

"Allison was a very loving owner of her dog Duncan as both of them grew up. She now has a cat named Meeko whom she is very affectionate toward. Allison has ... (more)"

12. 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)"

13. Irma

VCU Dog lover with a car

Randolph, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"Irma is one of the most dog passionate individuals I know. She constantly updates me and is always quick to respond. She worked with my schedule and was flex... (more)"

14. 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)"

Available this weekend
15. Chelsea

Friendly, flexible, & full of love!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"Chelsea is a SUPER responsible dog owner and caregiver. I have never met someone who loves animals so much, or who has a bigger heart. I've trusted her to ta... (more)"

16. 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)"

17. Sara

Love going on walks by the river

Woodland Heights, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"As Sara's sister and roommate, I have seen the love Sara has for animals grow since she was young. She is a responsible, attentive, loving dog caregiver and ... (more)"

18. Rachel

Run, walk, or cuddles -- I'm there!

Woodland Heights, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rachel is a great sitter! She took care of our dog Bella this weekend. She was very responsive to calls and texts, has a flexible schedule, sent us lots of d... (more)"

19. Robbie

I'm a pretty cool pet pal

Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

About: I have past experience working in a kennel/doggy day care facility where I dealt with all different breeds, sizes, and temperaments of dogs. I had ... (more)

20. Meredith

Pawsatively Stoked to Meet Your Pup

Cedarhurst, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"Meredith is great! Rigby loves when she comes over to house it. She sends plenty of pictures and updates and is very good with dogs. (more)"

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