House Sitting in Southwood, Richmond, VA

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1. 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)"

2. Brian

Love dogs & happy to help w/ yours!

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

"Brian is an awesome pet caregiver. He has taken care of my yellow lab mine numerous times in the past, and she was always treated with love and care. I would... (more)"

3. Meredith

Small dog owner, all dog lover <3

Union Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

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)

4. Savanna

MUST LOVE DOGS

North chesterfield , VA, 23235

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Savanna is great with animals. We've known each other for a long time and she always had a huge soft spot for animals. I have three dogs and they all love he... (more)"

5. 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)"

6. Kim

Home is where the dog is!!!!

Powhite Park, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

11 repeat clients

"Kim was available on very short notice and sent pictures and updates. And she was flexible to add another visit when I was delayed on my return. Overall grea... (more)"

7. Logan

Frogs n' Dogs

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 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)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
8. Chris

Dog Walker Extraordinaire

Maymont, Richmond , VA, 23220

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

9 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. Katie

"Dog person" is an understatement

The Fan, Richmond , VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Katie was amazing! We were so comfortable having her stay with our boys (Otis and Peanut.) She sent us photos and kept us updated on their outings. This was ... (more)"

10. Melynda

High energy & passionate pet lover!

Broad Rock, Richmond, VA, 23224

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

"I don't know how she managed to do it! 4 pups all at once, but so thankful for her services! She was always kind and let us know how they were both doing, an... (more)"

11. Maryn

stress free staycation for your pet

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Dog Walking

22 repeat clients

"This was our second time having Maryn take care of our dog, Darcy. Just as before, she was wonderful. She sent me pictures and videos of her and Darcy having... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
12. Michael

Guy who enjoys fun more than Fido!

North Chesterfield, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Michael's calm, gentle, patient demeanor has always made him fast friends with animals. My family has relied on him to take care of our dogs many times over ... (more)"

13. 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)

14. 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)"

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)

Confirmed New Years Availability
16. 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)"

17. Rebecca

Experienced, passionate caretaker

Beaufont, 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)"

18. Alicia

Need a sitter? Look no further!

The Fan, Richmond , VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"We have had Alicia come to our house to house/dog sit 3 times. We feel completely confident that our dog is totally taken care of and loved! Highly recommend! (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
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. Ashley

All you need is love and a dog

Randolph, Richmond, VA, 23220

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Ashley did a wonderful job taking care of my 3 year old Lab while I was away. She was responsible and caring and her dogs were very friendly. Ashley was gr... (more)"

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