House Sitting in Southwood, Richmond, VA

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

1. Kim

Home is where the dog is!!!!

Powhite Park, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

11 repeat clients

"I can't say enough about the great experience we've had meeting Kim and having her take care of our two girls. She is extremely kind and conscientious, offe... (more)"

2. Nylah

Caring for animals is my passion.

North Chesterfield, VA, 23234

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Growing up, I've never been without a dog (or any animal for that matter). My care for animals is immense and for as long as I can remember, I've... (more)

3. Logan

Frogs n' Dogs

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Logan did a fantastic job watching Finley while I was out of town. Finley is very attached to me, and when I'm gone, is most comfortable staying in my apartm... (more)"

4. Shannon

Animal lover with Vet experience

Carillon, Richmond, VA, 23221

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

4 repeat clients

"Shannon was great! I had to go out of town with short notice for the weekend. Even though Shannon had another overnight client, she was able to accommodate o... (more)"

5. Casey

Animal lover who works around you!!

Carver, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Casey is great with pets and super reliable! He has a dog of his own and is so caring towards her--always playing with her, taking her on walks, and making s... (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

1 repeat client
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About: I have had dogs my whole life and helped raise a lot of pups in the family. I am great with young dogs and older dogs. My 12 year old yorkie has ... (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. Melynda

High energy & passionate pet lover!

Broad Rock, Richmond, VA, 23224

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

"One of my dogs, has physical limitations, and Melynda has been able to take great care of my precious baby. My other dog is very high energy and she is able ... (more)"

10. Maryn

stress free staycation for your pet

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

22 repeat clients

"Meryn did a wonderful job taking care of our sweet girl. She was excellent at handling multiple medication needs and sent pictures every day. We felt our Bos... (more)"

11. 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)"

12. Chelsea

Law student and lover of dogs!

Mary Munford, Richmond , VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Chelsea was the savior, best decision I made having her take care of my Beast. Chelsea communicated throughout and went above and beyond in every way to acco... (more)"

13. Rebecca

Experienced, passionate caretaker

Westlake Hills, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Rebecca was great with our dogs! When she came for an initial visit the dogs just knew she was there for them and they loved her immediately which made me fe... (more)"

14. Liz

Dog snuggler extraordinaire

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Lizz and I have dog sat for each other a few times; her dog likes other dogs and will happily play for quite a while. Lizz is very attentive to her dog and ... (more)"

15. 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)

16. Taylor

Dogs Evoke Joy in my Soul

Carver, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Taylor was great to Payton and took care of my house. She's awesome and I appreciate her doing so well with my dog and place. (more)"

17. 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)

18. Allison

Need a reliable caring pet sitter?

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"I have had Allison pet sit my pomeranian Andy in the past. She is very reliable and knows a lot about animals. Andy is a senior who needs to take medication ... (more)"

19. Bambi

LovingCaretaker 4 your FurryFamily

Old Town Manchester, Richmond, VA, 23224

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

1 repeat client

"Came home to a happy puppy, thanks Bambi (more)"

20. Riss

Riss' Pet Services

Maymont, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"Riss is the best dogsitter I've ever had the pleasure of knowing. My two pitbulls and one chihuahua absolutely love her. It's like they know when she's comin... (more)"

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