House Sitting in Southwood, Richmond, VA

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Danielle G.
Your pet will love me!The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220
House Sitting

Danielle was an absolutely wonderful sitter for our two border collies and two kitties! I’m always a tad nervous about finding someone who can stay in our home … (more)

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$65
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Mature, Reliable and Respectful.Richmond, VA, 22980
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

Kim went above and beyond to take care of my pets. She sent lots of pictures and status updates so I didn’t have to worry on my work trip. I immediately booked… (more)

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Emily W.
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Experienced & Available Sitter!City Center, Richmond, VA, 23219
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

I would highly recommend Emily to anyone. She did a fantastic job with all of our pets. We are very appreciative of her and all that she did for all of them! (more)

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$80
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Dayana B.
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Loving Hyperactive Human 4 Your PetSauer's Gardens, Richmond, VA, 23230
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Dayana was a fantastic pet sitter and we would definitely have her sit at our house again. She sent many pictures and kept our pets happy! She was also very res… (more)

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$49
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Aubrey S.
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Furry or scaly; I love all animals!Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Aubrey is wonderful. She is responsive and looked after our dog, Cooper, with care and patience. She communicated clearly and often, and sent lots pictures and … (more)

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$55
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I Will Love Them When You Can'tReedy Creek, Richmond, VA, 23225
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

We had Andrew pet sit for our 2 year old dog for several nights at our house. He went above and beyond. Communication while we were away was fabulous. The kids… (more)

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I'm here! I'm uh...poor, and LUV 🐶City Center, Richmond, VA, 23219
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Nadiyah was great with my dogs and their specific needs!! They loved her immediately (even though one of them can be iffy with new people sometimes) and she was… (more)

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$48
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I'd love to take care of your pet!!Maymont, Richmond, VA, 23220
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Jessie was awesome- very communicative and incredibly patient with our hoard of dogs. I plan on booking Jessie again if I get the chance. Highly recommend! (more)

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$75
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Experienced Animal CaretakerForest View, Richmond, VA, 23225
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Susan was great with our pups! She was quick to respond to our last minute request! She works at a veterinary clinic, so that made us feel very comfortable. She… (more)

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$60
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Compassionate animal loverThe Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220
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Marlee has taken wonderful care of my cats many times. She is so sweet with them and is attentive to their care details, and feeding schedule. She is respectf… (more)

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$28
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Your pet’s soon-to-be best friend!City Center, Richmond, VA, 23219
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Jordan did a great job caring for our 5 furbabies. We felt super comfortable having her look after the crew while we were away. Would definitely recommend! (more)

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$35
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Professional Animal LoverOregon Hill, Richmond, VA, 23220
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Chloe was great with my puppy! I can tell he enjoyed hanging out with her. She’s very knowledgeable and accommodating. I’d recommend her for any services! (more)

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$50
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Cat mom looking for puppy playtimeThe Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Audrey was absolutely awesome with our two girls?!!! Very responsible, responsive and great with details. Our girls love her❤️ (more)

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Active, Animal LOVER!Oregon Hill, Richmond, VA, 23220
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Cassie is an incredibly loving, attentive, energetic, and enthusiastic caregiver. She easily and quickly connects with any animal she encounters and puts both t… (more)

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$45
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Confirmed availability: Memorial Day
I will care for them like my own!Reedy Creek, Richmond, VA, 23225
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Courtney has been walking and pet sitting my dog Benny since we adopted him as a puppy 4 years ago. She has taken extraordinary care of him on each occasion. Be… (more)

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$40
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Animal lover first, nurse secondWestover Hills West, Richmond, VA, 23225
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

This was my first time using Rover for in home sitting and I could not be happier with Camille!! She was great with my pup and took her to do lots of fun things… (more)

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Confirmed availability: Memorial Day
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Dog-Loving WFH Architect/Teacher!Byrd Park, Richmond, VA, 23220
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

I've known Ben Gathright for many years (In full disclosure, I'm his mom.) so I am happy to give my full endorsement for him as a lover of all dogs great or sma… (more)

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There's no animal I can't love!Swansboro West, Richmond, VA, 23224
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Zach took such great care of Maggie. He fed and walked her, sent great updates and pictures and even washed her food and water bowls. Would definitely book with… (more)

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Experienced Pet Lover!Richmond, VA, 23224
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Elana was amazing! She stayed overnight three nights and kept me updated with how many pets were doing. She also sent plenty of pictures to reassure me as it w… (more)

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$42
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I am a pet loving, go getter.Cofer, Richmond, VA, 23224
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Cearra was great! It was so nice to travel without worrying about our babies. She stayed in constant communication with us and left our home as she found it. We… (more)

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When it comes to house sitting, dog owners in Southwood, Richmond, VA love Rover.com. Over 663 owners have reviewed sitters in Richmond, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. The cost of house sitting in Southwood may surprise you - in a good way. That's because there's a house sitter on Rover for nearly every price range and lifestyle. Curious about how much it you can expect to pay for house sitting on Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

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