House Sitting in Southwood, Richmond, VA

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1. Alli

At your Bark & Call pet care!

The Fan, richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

21 repeat clients

"This was our first time ever leaving our pups with anyone other than family! Alli was amazing! She checked in with us regularly and shared pictures of our ... (more)"

2. Bree

Your pet's new BFF

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"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)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
3. Lien

VCU Student w lots of love for dogs

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

3 repeat clients

"Lien did a great job with my two pups! They seemed really happy when I returned home! I could tell they were well taken care of! (more)"

4. Allison

Love to see each dog's personality!

Monroe Ward, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Allison babysat my one year old grandson for 2-3 hours a day, 4-5 days a week, through the summer. She was always on time and was also very flexible on days... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
5. Valentina

Roving Around Church Hill!

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

1 repeat client

"Valentina is a loving, caring person. She has had a dog of her own and has demonstrated an ability to love and care for him that was admirable. She loves ... (more)"

6. Kristin

Responsible, experienced dog lover

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kristin was wonderful! She took great care of our dog and three cats while we were away for a few days. She was conscientious, provided us with updates and p... (more)"

Available this weekend
7. Amanda

Your pet will be treated as family!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"My girls were tuckered out after a few days with Amanda! (more)"

8. Virginia

Professional Snuggler

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

3 repeat clients

"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)"

9. Marlowe

Active PT student, dog FANATIC

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 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)"

10. Adam

Dogs are the best part of me

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"I had a great experience with Adam! He was prompt and clear in communication, and was earnest in seeing to me and my dog's needs throughout the process. I st... (more)"

Available this weekend
11. Chandler

Young, energetic, ready to go

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

44 repeat clients

"Our first time having Chandler house sit with our loveable mutt, Charlie was perfect. Chandler was great with him, took care of our house, and sent pics to l... (more)"

12. Alexandra

Eager to Care for your Fur Baby! :)

Westlake Hills, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alexandra has a kind heart and is very affectionate with animals. She has taken care of our dog and cats on multiple occasions when we have gone out of town... (more)"

Available this weekend
13. Meredith

Pawsatively Stoked to Meet Your Pup

Cedarhurst, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"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)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
14. Zak

Your dog won’t know you’re gone

Randolph, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Zak is great with animals and treats them like they're all his friends. He has knowledge of caring for elderly dogs, puppies, and multiple cats! I'd highly r... (more)"

15. Rebecca

Let Me Love Your Companion Animal!

Oregon Hill, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hello there! My name is Rebecca, and I would love to care for your companion animal(s). Let me start out by saying that I have grown up with dogs, ... (more)

16. Kim

Home is where the dog is!!!!

Powhite Park, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

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)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
17. Alexis

I love animals of all kinds!

Cedarhurst, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

About: Hello, I am Alexis. When I was younger I would foster stray cats and dogs in my home and later take them to the SPCA to be adopted by a loving fami... (more)

18. Megan

Delivering love while you're away!

Bellemeade, Richmond, VA, 23224

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

About: I have owned a variety of animals my entire life. I have love for all animal types. I am reliable and completely dependable, and will never let you... (more)

19. Nikki

Health, fitness, and DOGS!

Forest Hill, Richmond, VA, 23225

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Nikki is awesome with animals! No matter what creature I had in my apartment, she was always there to play with them or to take them out on walks. She's a hu... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
20. Audrey

Experienced dog sitter

Woodland Heights, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Audrey is the best dog sitter! She has watched our dog, Harper, several times now. Harper instantly gravitated to her when he met her. I think he can tell sh... (more)"

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