House Sitting in Southwood, Richmond, VA

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1. Bree

Your pet's new BFF

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

12 repeat clients

"Bree was absolutely wonderful! I was originally worried about leaving our dogs with someone other than a family member, but she quickly put my mind at ease. ... (more)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
2. Chandler

Young, energetic, ready to go

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

66 repeat clients

"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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3. Kim

Home is where the dog is!!!!

Powhite Park, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting

13 repeat clients

"What a treat having Kim stay with our nervous shelter dog, Herb. She is super responsive, sends plenty of updates and pictures and Herb is always happy and r... (more)"

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4. Kelley

The Mary Poppins of the Pet-Set!

The Diamond, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting

5 repeat clients

"Kelley was great with my critters - two dogs & one terrible cat. I think she might have even made friends with the cat, which is a near-impossible task. I wi... (more)"

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5. Amelia

No pet shall feel lonely

Cedarhurst, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Amela watched our dogs while we had to head out of town. They seemed very happy and tired (always a great sign!) when we came home. She responded quickly w... (more)"

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6. Brielle

Part-time sitter+ pup cuddler

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"Brielle did a fantastic job house sitting and taking care of our chinchillas and dog Coco who needed a lot of extra care and attention. I highly recommend Br... (more)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
7. Glencora

Excited to meet your best friend!

Chimborazo, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Glencora takes wonderful care of my dog. I trust her completely! I always know that my dog is getting good care and exercise when she is dog walking/pet sitt... (more)"

8. Allison

Love to see each dog's personality!

Monroe Ward, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Allison is known to her peers and former employers as an extremely reliable and focused individual. I truly believe she is an asset to whomever she is workin... (more)"

9. Bailey

I love long walks.... with a dog

Jackson Ward, Richmond, VA, 23219

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

3 repeat clients

"Bailey did an amazing job! I'm one of those nervous dog mom's who moved to a new city and didn't know anyone. I first tried dog boarding but my dog never ate... (more)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
10. Olivia

I’ll run with your dog :)

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

6 repeat clients

"Olivia is nothing less than completely professional and friendly. As a producer, I often work weird hours but I can rest easy knowing my dog Drake is taken ... (more)"

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11. Sophia

I will love them like my own.

Westover, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

About: I will be more than happy to be flexible for your needs and wants. I am compassionate and understand that they are not just a pet but a family memb... (more)

Confirmed availability
4th of July
12. Evie

Loyal and loving qualified pet care

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

1 repeat client

"She is AMAZING! Evie was so accommodating with my schedule and kept me updated on how Baxter was doing all throughout the day. She made sure he was very comf... (more)"

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13. Allison

I love all animals!

Vcu, Richmond, VA, 23284

House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Alison is the best. She looked after our dogs for the week of xmas. The dogs were well cared for and the house was left perfect. The dogs just loved her. ... (more)"

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14. Amanda

Your pet will be treated as family!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Our dog has separation anxiety and had a melt down moments before Amanda arrived. She took it in her stride and we came home to a happy sleepy dog. Would rec... (more)"

15. Shelby

Animal lover ready to help you!

Old Town Manchester, Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"This was the first time that I left my dogs with someone that they did not already know and Shelby made the experience amazing! From the meet and greet to t... (more)"

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16. Sara

Love going on walks by the river

Woodland Heights, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"As Sara's sister and roommate, I have seen the love Sara has for animals grow since she was young. She is a responsible, attentive, loving dog caregiver and ... (more)"

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17. Trevor

Home 24/7-If you call, I'll bark!

Jahnke, Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Provided excellent care of my two entergetic huskies! Reliable and quick to reply. I felt very comfortable leaving my pets in his hands. Thanks! (more)"

18. Harley

Dog lover ready for long walks!

Richmond, VA, 23224

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

1 repeat client

"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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19. Tyler

A good dog is a happy dog.

Woodland Heights, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

"Tyler is an amazing pet sitter! He has taken care of several different pets of mine before. He has a very calm, caring attitude that animals gravitate to. As... (more)"

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20. Reagan

Local dog lover seeks new buddies!

Swansboro, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

1 repeat client

"Reagan is absolutely wonderful. She's a reliable, intelligent, honest soul who has helped me out with my pup quite a bit. I know I can always count on her a... (more)"

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