House Sitting in Southwood, Richmond, VA

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

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1. Blair Verified Background Check

VCU Phd Student/Lifetime Pet Lover

Northrop, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

"I have known Blair for 8 years. In that time I have have come to know her as one of the most dependable and caring people I have ever met. Once she commits t... (more)"

2. Simmy Verified Background Check

River walks with canine companions

Forest Hill Terrace, 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)

3. Shannon Verified Background CheckRover 101

Quality care for your quality dog!

Old Town Manchester, Richmond, VA, 23224

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

"Shannon was a great dog sitter! One of our dogs, Zoe, takes awhile to warm up to strangers, but Shannon was willing to make multiple drop in visits to make Z... (more)"

4. Stella Verified Background CheckRover 101

Stand-In pet mom

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Stella has watched Roux for me a couple of times and she is amazing! I am so thankful to have found a sitter that likes my dog almost as much as I do! She ... (more)"

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5. Nick Verified Enhanced Background Check

Foster Pop to Many Pups Big & Small

Swansboro West, Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Nick was awesome! Our pup and our house were well taken care of. Our dog does not warm up quickly to men, but Nick was great with her. I would recommend him ... (more)"

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6. Bryony Verified Enhanced Background Check

Dedicated to pet perkiness!

Piney Knolls, Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bryony is a trustworthy and great dog care provider. I’ve had her house sit to watch my dog while out of town a few times and she is my go-to sitter. I high... (more)"

7. Katelyn Verified Background CheckRover 101

Dogs RULE! Cats Drool!

Forest Hill Terrace, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

"Absolutely blew away any expectations we had! We found out a friend passed away the day of his funeral and didn't know what to do. We have a puppy and two ol... (more)"

8. Evan Verified Background Check

I'll hang out w/ your pup (& cat)!

Richmond, VA, 23224

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

"Evan was terrific! She provided updates and pictures of the dogs during the day. She clearly loves dogs and is a very reliable option to house sit for owners. (more)"

9. Emily Verified Background CheckRover 101

Never been without a dog

Woodland Heights, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emily is the best! She kept in contact with me while she was house sitting/dog sitting for me while i was out of town. She is very dependable and responsible... (more)"

10. Stephanie Verified Background Check

Flexible

Oak Grove, Richmond, VA, 23222

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Stephanie was great, very professional and efficient. We will definitely hire her again next time. (more)"

11. Ashley Verified Background Check

10 Years Experience-4 paws up!

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23219

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ashley is absolutely amazing. I was concerned about leaving our dogs for five days as one has a lot of anxiety, but wow, did Ashley put my mind at ease. She ... (more)"

12. Julia Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

Student who needs her dog fix

Vcu, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Julia S. was wonderful with Nelson and was/is a great dog sitter. Julia is very communicative and obviously has a love of animals and a sensitivity to their... (more)"

13. Amber Verified Background CheckRover 101

Highly Qualified Pet Sitter

Carver, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amber provided great care for our senior Jack Russell with a variety of special health needs. She followed through on our petsitting despite having a transpo... (more)"

14. Hayden Verified Background Check

I love to excersize dogs!

Richmond, VA, 23224

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

"Hayden filled in last-minute when our original dog-sitter plans fell through. Whiskey was well taken are of. We came home to a very happy pup! We will defini... (more)"

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15. Charles Verified Background CheckRover 101

Reliable, Dependable, Animal Lover

Richmond, VA, 23224

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

"Charles did a great job watching our little dog overnight this week. Very responsive when I asked questions and providing updates while we were gone. He also... (more)"

16. Rebecca Verified Background CheckRover 101

Animal Lover & Aspiring Dog Trainer

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rebecca was so kind with my pups! She sent photos, communicated quickly, and even helped one of my dogs when she had an upset stomach. She left the house cle... (more)"

17. Brittany Verified Background Check

Open schedule & loves an adventure.

Chesterfield, VA, 23832

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brittany is a fantastic sitter. She house sat for me, watching my two dogs and three cats, and she had no problem handling my some what high maintenance anim... (more)"

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18. Cynthia Verified Background Check

Experienced pet sitter with love

Westover, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

"Cindy is an energetic, caring, and responsible individual. She's the perfect person (besides you) to care for your pet. She always makes sure my dog Leo gets... (more)"

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19. Jillian Verified Background Check

Lifelong Animal Lover

Old Town Manchester, Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jillian was lovely. We met up with her prior to our going out of town to get to know her, she was great with our little pup Zuzu. She has a doggie similarity... (more)"

20. Katelyn Verified Background Check

Your fur baby will be in good paws!

Carytown, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Once again Katelyn provided excellent care for our faithful companion! Faith is enjoying her time with Katelyn and has warmed-up to her in short order. We ... (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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