House Sitting in Southwood, Richmond, VA

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Christmas and New Year
1. Spencer

Experience with nervous dogs.

Malvern Gardens, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Spencer is always professional and takes the time to fill all the specific details my high energy corgi shephard puppy requires. She’s been my go to dog/hous... (more)"

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2. Shelby

Animal lover ready to help you!

Old Town Manchester, Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Shelby was amazing! She was so caring and remembered everything important I told her about during the meet and greet. She sent me photos all day and kept me ... (more)"

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3. Paige

I'll treat them like my own!

Vcu, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Paige P. comes with strong recommendation and experience. Being a avid lifelong dog lover, raising her dog Flare (9 yrs old) from 4wks old to present she has... (more)"

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4. Chandler

Young, energetic, ready to go

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Chandler is so great with our dogs. They are very well taken care of and always seem happy when we come back home. I would highly recommend! (more)"

5. Ifeatu

Sick of high costs- hire me :)

Union Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

"Ifeatu did a great job with my dog, Brixton. It was my first time leaving him alone for a couple of days and it was so nice to know he was in such great hand... (more)"

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6. Jess

Available for last minute requests!

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jess was amazing! We booked her to house/dog sit while we were in Europe, and couldn't be happier. She took the dogs to their favorite places, gave them tons... (more)"

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7. Kim

Responsive, Reliable, Respectful.

Powhite Park, Richmond, VA, 23225

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"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)"

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8. Annie

Life-Long Dog Pal - Let's Walk!

Jackson Ward, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Annie was fantastic! She sent lots of pictures and our house was neat and tidy when we got back. Our critters were definitely in the best of hands! (more)"

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9. Hanah

I will run/walk/hike with your dog

The Museum District, richmond, VA, 23221

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

"I have known Hannah for years and been friends with her since the beginning. She's an amazingly kind person who loves dogs almost more than she loves humans.... (more)"

10. Bree

Your pet's new BFF

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bree was awesome!!!! My boys can be a handful sometimes but I felt very confident in her ability to care for them! They enjoyed her company and long walks!... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
11. Schyller

Active, Trustworthy, and Flexible!!

Northrop, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Growing up with a pet friendly family I was able to learn at an early age that all lives are to be respected and loved unconditionally. From puppie... (more)

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12. Petra

Home full-time, big animal lover!

Upper Shockoe Valley, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Petra loves dogs probably more than anyone I know. She grew up with multiple dogs in her family, so she is very experienced taking care of dogs of all sizes ... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
13. Matthew & Jacob

Paws down, the best in town!

Richmond, VA, 23235

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mathew visited our home to house sit (3 days) for our two dogs - a min-pin and dachshund puppy. We first met him at a preliminary site visit and he was noth... (more)"

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14. Rachel

Flexible schedule and exercise as n

North Chesterfield, VA, 23234

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rachel is very caring towards animals and always puts their needs first. She dedicates lots of time to her dog, Chewy, and makes sure they go on plenty of ad... (more)"

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15. Michelle

Engineer, Runner, Dog Lover!

Central Office, Richmond, VA, 23219

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"It’s a very scary thing to leave your house and fur babies with someone you don’t know. That being said as soon as I met Michelle she immediately put me at e... (more)"

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16. Nick

Will take great care of your pets

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Nick’s helped us over 20 years with our dogs and cats like they were his own. A caring animal lover with a calm and peaceful energy. Our pets adore him. (more)"

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17. Simmy

River walks with canine companions

Jahnke, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

About: Great experiences for all furriends! I enjoy meeting pet families and helping owners feel good about their pets while they are away. I love my fami... (more)

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This weekend
18. Meredith

Pawsatively Stoked to Meet Your Pup

Cedarhurst, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"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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19. Carter

Fenced in backyard for dogs to play

Westover, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

About: Hi! My name is Carter H. I am a recent VCU Arts graduate and an athletic young lady ready to run and play with your pup. My home is in a quiet neig... (more)

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Christmas and New Year
20. Lachaunte

Me+Your Dog= Match Made Im Heaven

South Garden, Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Dogs love me and I’ll admit the feeling is mutual. I’ve had dogs my whole life but a few years ago i started watching a family friend’s dog during ... (more)

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