House Sitting in Southwood, Richmond, VA

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1. Heather

Animal lover stuck in a no pet home

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23230

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Having asked Heather to pet sit my 45lb Australian Shepherd and fluffy cat many times over the years, I have a wonderful perspective on Heather’s abilities a... (more)"

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2. Mari

Self Employed, and loves dogs!

Old Town Manchester, Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mari was a fantastic sitter for my home and my dog who is my best friend and constant companion. I felt very comfortable having Mari in my home and taking c... (more)"

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3. Chandler

Young, energetic, ready to go

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Really liked meeting Chandler and then having him stay at our house with our pets. He was easy to communicate with, flexible, and I trusted his experience. O... (more)"

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4. Bree

Your pet's new BFF

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We cannot recommend Bree enough! She is so sweet and responsible and took such wonderful take of our two old guys. She comes prepared when you meet her, taki... (more)"

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Labor Day
5. 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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6. Natalie

Adventurous pet foster mom

Carver, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Natalie was great with Spencer, and he loved her instantly. She stayed at our house, gave him daily meds, took him for walks and played with him, giving us p... (more)"

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Labor Day
7. Naima

More than your average dog-lover!

Chesterfield, VA, 23225

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

About: Love, love, and more love! I’ve loved dogs as long as I can remember and I can’t wait to love on yours! There’s no breed, size or age of dog who ... (more)

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8. James

Dogs are cooler than most people

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"James has been around animals his entire life and has a great love for dogs, large and small. He will care for your dog like his own and is very welcoming wi... (more)"

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Labor Day
9. Casimira

Pawsitive and playful- I love dogs!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Casha is the most dog oriented person I know. She is also great with people. Responsible, kind and proactive, Casha is a dogs best friend (more)"

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10. Meredith

Pawsatively Stoked to Meet Your Pup

Cedarhurst, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Meredith was wonderful! We got pictures of our dog throughout the weekend, and he was his normal happy self when we got back! (more)"

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11. Katherine

Looking for an adventure companion!

Randolph, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"Katherine did an excellent job! Always communicated! Very good experience (more)"

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Labor Day
12. Kim

School Teacher looking for exercise

N Chesterfield, VA, 23235

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kim has never met a dog that hasn’t liked her. She loves to stop and meet new dogs when she is out at the park or just running errands. Kim is friendly to th... (more)"

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13. Marilee

I love pets like they are family!

Oregon Hill, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Marilee provides the best combination of affection and diligent care. Patient and responsible, with an eye for detail, Marilee is also attentive and loving. ... (more)"

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14. Kim

Home is where the dog is!!!!

Powhite Park, Richmond, VA, 23225

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)"

15. Shelby

Animal lover ready to help you!

Old Town Manchester, Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Shelby was absolutely wonderful! Our dog is nervous around new people and doesn't always do so well when we go away. She was patient and worked with his need... (more)"

16. Victoria

home full time

Forest View, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Victoria took care of my 3 dogs when we went out of town for a night and she was wonderful! One of my dogs can be kind of a jerk about people coming in the h... (more)"

17. Harley

Dog lover ready for long walks!

Richmond, VA, 23224

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

"She will love your dog as if it were her own. She’s the sweetest, most trustworthy person I have ever met. I have four dogs and would feel 100% comfortable l... (more)"

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18. Alex

You’re dog will have fun with me

Woodland Heights, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

About: Hi my name is Alex Jacobs, I’m 18 years old and I’ve always had a dog in my life at my house . I love all kinds of dogs and I love to play with th... (more)

19. Marcelo

Life-long dog lover, ready to play!

Swansboro, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

"Marcelo grew up playing with and caring for animals...dogs, cats, rabbits, chickens, hamsters, Madagascan Cockroaches, an aquatic frog, and even a Florida Ga... (more)"

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Labor Day
20. Alyssa

A dog a day keeps the frowns away!

Northrop, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

"Alyssa is a loving and caring woman. She grew up with dogs and cats in her home and always showed them love and gave them attention. Aside from the basics, f... (more)"

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