Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Southwood, Richmond, VA

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your dog.

1. Sarah Jean

The Wonderful Wizard of Paws! :)

Church Hill North, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

4 repeat clients

"Sarah Jean is great communicator, fantastic photographer :) and a joy to work with with! It is so nice to know she is loving and caring for our pups and kitt... (more)"

2. Danielle

Fenced in back yard and avid runner

Jackson Ward, Richmond, VA, 23219

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

About: I love to run and hike and would love a doggie companion. I want a dog of my own but will be relocating abroad in a few years and could not take o... (more)

3. Chandler

Young, energetic, ready to go

Richmond, VA, 23224

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

19 repeat clients

"Chandler was great! Not even a snow storm stopped him from dropping in on our babies! He was very accommodating with the weather and flight changes. We would... (more)"

4. Kristen

Dog owner, full-time walker, active

The Fan, richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kristen Somers is the best dog sitter my family has ever had! Our dog can be impatient and rowdy sometimes but she always handles her in a professional manne... (more)"

5. Carter

lots of belly rubs and running

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Carter has dog sat for me several times in the past. She takes wonderful care of my dog, follows directions regarding the dogs schedule and walks my dog as ... (more)"

6. Nicole

keep your dog active and happy!

Shockoe Slip, Richmond, VA, 23219

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

About: I'm new to the area of Richmond, and I home full time. I do volunteer work at the Richmond Animal League weekly with their dog crew. I love all dog... (more)

7. Anne

I love dogs, and other animals!

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Anne has always been a responsible dog owner. She currently has two dogs one Malteese and a rescue Boxer. She takes time to train her dogs so that they are e... (more)"

8. Michael

Let me help you love them!

Monroe Ward, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Michael was great with our dog....she was licking his face within minutes of his arrival to meet her and that is unusual. We had warned Michael that she migh... (more)"

9. Sarah

Fun in the Fan for Furry Friends!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"Sarah was great with our little guy! We will definitely be using her again! (more)"

Available this weekend
10. 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

"Lien took the best care of my baby boy during weekdays when I was working full time. She took him on long walks around Byrd Park and made sure he was loved u... (more)"

11. Laura

Dog-loving law student!

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Could not be more pleased with Laura pet sitting for our puppy!! She responded to our request quickly and was able to provide drop in visits on short notice.... (more)"

12. Jessica

College Student and Dog Lover

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jessica is the best dog walker/sitter/person you can dream of. She was punctual, trust worthy and amazing with our pup!! I would recommend her highly! (more)"

13. Jessica

Anything is PAWsible with Jess!

Forest View, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

10 repeat clients

"Our 2 pups stayed with Jessica. One is 60 lbs and the other is 10 lbs. She did a wonderful job of keeping us informed and giving them lots of TLC (our dogs a... (more)"

14. Emma

Teacher by day, dog mom by night

Union Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

10 repeat clients

"Emma was a wonderful weekend cat-sitter! This was our first time having her check-in on our two kitties and we absolutely appreciate her responsiveness, flex... (more)"

15. Robbie

I'm a pretty cool pet pal

Richmond, VA, 23220

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

3 repeat clients

"Robbins was great. He is very friendly and took great pics of the dogs while I was away. (more)"

16. Virginia

Professional Snuggler

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

About: Hi! My name is Virginia and I am a graduate student at VCU. I spend a lot of time reading and writing so I am home the majority of the time, and te... (more)

17. Jessica

I work from home and love all pups!

Oregon Hill, Richmond, VA, 23220

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Jessica watched my dog Henley when I was out of town for the day in Richmond. She was ecstatic and enthusiastic about the job. Henley was still a 4 month old... (more)"

18. Diana

Aspiring Dog Trainer

Cedarhurst, Richmond, VA, 23225

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Diana is Fantastic!!! Not only is she reliable, prompt, & professional, she is sweet to our girls and our girls are so happy when we get home,, like they hav... (more)"

19. Chris

Dog Walker Extraordinaire

Maymont, Richmond , VA, 23220

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

22 repeat clients

"For Auggie's first long trip alone- we were super nervous, but Chris is great! From tons of photos and videos, taking great care of our bun & chinchilla to a... (more)"

Available this weekend
20. Schyller

Active, Trustworthy, and Flexible!!

Northrop, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Schyller was very respectful and responsible while caring for KC. She sent pictures of him daily. I'll request her again!!! (more)"

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