House Sitting in Southwood, Richmond, VA

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

1. Tracy

Dog Mom Extraordinaire!

Fulton, Richmond, VA, 23231

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

6 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. Kim

Home is where the dog is!!!!

Powhite Park, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

13 repeat clients

"Thank you so much for watching my crew. It was so nice to know they were well cared for while I was out of the country. Also thank you for being so patient w... (more)"

3. Lauren

Master's student at VCU

Union Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Lauren was very conscientious with my dog, cat, and house during my vacation. We had excellent and quick communications while I was away. And when I got hom... (more)"

4. Alli

At Your Bark & Call pet care!

The Fan, richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Alli was wonderful, easy to communicate with, was super forgiving when I showed up to our meet-and-greet late, and sent me several pictures of my pups! I won... (more)"

5. Tyler

Experienced Trainer -Flexible Schd!

Forest View, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Oh gosh - where do I even start?! Tyler is incredible, to say the least. Kind, caring, trustworthy and understands dogs, and their quirks, on a deep leve... (more)"

6. Adam

Dogs are the best part of me

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Adam did a great job taking care of Lexus. He made sure to keep her happy by taking her out for walks and playing with her. He sent regular photos as well. (more)"

7. Marlowe

Active PT student, dog FANATIC

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Marlowe did an incredible job sitting for my babies and my house. She is conscientious, thorough, communicative, and responsible. She sent pictures throughou... (more)"

8. Bree

Your pet's new BFF

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"First time using DogVacay and it was fantastic. Bree was the very best pet sitter we have ever hired. Our pets had the best Christmas and New Years ever! Tha... (more)"

9. Virginia

Professional Snuggler

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

1 repeat client

"My best Rover experience yet. Virginia did an amazing job with my pets. She was always quick to reply and pro-actively provided multiple pictures everyday of... (more)"

10. Marie

Experienced Pet Sitter

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"She was awesome. Had a few hiccups with the dogs behavior(nothing she could have done). Marie handled it perfectly. Would reccommend 100% !! (more)"

11. Katy

Lots of love to give!!!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katy could not have been a better fit for our fluff balls! We received pictures of their outings, check in texts, and our pups were so happy when we returned... (more)"

12. Maria

I'll pay attention to your pup!

Colonial Place, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Maria loves dogs and dogs love her. She is gentle and loving with them, but at the same time always uses positive reinforcement to help keep the attention of... (more)"

13. Rome

Caring Pet Sitter

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

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

"Rome has always been an animal lover ever since I've known him. He's always done an excellent job taking care of my family's and roommates' animals. Nothing ... (more)"

14. Shelby

Your pup's new running pal!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"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)"

15. Allison

Can I borrow your pupper?

Westover Hills West, Richmond, VA, 23255

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hello all! My name is Allison and I have been a fan of the canine variety for my whole life and have been caring for my own for the last five years... (more)

16. Melynda

High energy & passionate pet lover!

Broad Rock, Richmond, VA, 23224

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

1 repeat client

"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)"

17. Meaghan

Extra love for your fur babies

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Meaghan is great! She and Bailey hit it off right away, as did she and I. Meaghan sent pictures and updates throughout the weekend and my house was immacula... (more)"

18. Rebecca

Outdoorsy Dog Fanatic!!

Forest Hill, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

"I have known Rebecca for a few years now and have seen her show her dog and other animals a lot of passion and cares very much for them. I think she would b... (more)"

19. Meredith

Pawsatively Stoked to Meet Your Pup

Cedarhurst, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Meredith loves all animals and has been responsible for many cats & dogs in her lifetime! She will provide you with peace of mind while away from your pets k... (more)"

20. Jessica

Animal Lover to Pamper your Pets

North Chesterfield, VA, 23234

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jessica was wonderful! She was able to stay on short notice and sent regular updates on my fur babies. I would highly recommend her. (more)"

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Rover offers the perfect alternative to dog kennels. The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your dog and your home, turn to Rover for your Southwood, Richmond house sitting needs. On Rover, it's easy to find a loving dog sitter in Southwood, Richmond, VA who'll give your dog one-on-one attention while you're away, and your dog can enjoy a sweet staycation, right at home. Search from hundreds of trusted Southwood house sitters near you, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your dog. We know it can be tough to leave your pet, which is why we encourage every pet parent and sitter to have a Meet & Greet before booking the stay. Then, when you're ready, book and pay for your dog's stay all through Rover: it's easy, safe, and cashless. You get free premium insurance, a team of safety experts available 24/7, and cute photo updates throughout the stay. It's the easiest way to find trustworthy house sitters in Southwood, Richmond, VA for your dog: people who'll treat him like family.

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