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.

Available this weekend
1. Chandler

Young, energetic, ready to go

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

39 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)"

Available this weekend
2. 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

5 repeat clients

"After finding out our pup had 2 torn ACLs the day before we left for Europe, we nearly canceled our trip. I talked with Sarah Jean about the medicine/care he... (more)"

Available this weekend
3. Schyller

Active, Trustworthy, and Flexible!!

Northrop, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Schyller is so lovely and reliable. She communicates throughout the stay and sends pictures. It is such a relief to find a reliable, responsible sitter. Noth... (more)"

4. Carly

always available for your pups!!

Vcu, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Carly has always been a huge dog person and there isn't a dog out there that doesn't love her! She took care of my sheltie when I was away because I knew I c... (more)"

5. Samantha

Flexible schedule and local

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"Samantha did an amazing job watching my rescue over the weekend. She’s responsible and was so easy to work with throughout the entire process. She gave me pe... (more)"

6. Megan

Flexible Schedule! Love to walk!

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

"We called Megan sit for our two Jack Russells ,as a last minute emergency fill in. She did a outstanding job. She was very attentive and our “babies”loved he... (more)"

7. Leah

Best Dog Butt Scratcher Around!

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Leah and I lived together for 6 months and between the two of us had three cats. One of her cats was 18 and required a lot of hands on care and strict schedu... (more)"

8. Emma

Teacher by day, dog mom by night

Union Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

11 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)"

9. 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)"

10. Rebecca

Loving Care for Dogs and Cats!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Rebecca was great! (more)"

11. Meghin

Your dogs new best friend

Richmond, VA, 23224

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

5 repeat clients

"Meghin met my two dogs before her first drop-in visit with my two young rambunctious dogs and they liked her right away as did I. She knows a lot about dogs... (more)"

Available this weekend
12. Jessica

Anything is PAWsible with Jess!

Forest View, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

14 repeat clients

"I've taken Gunther to Jessica's for boarding quite a few times now. He really enjoys staying there. I really appreciate her attention to detail. Since Gun... (more)"

13. Marlowe

Active PT student, dog FANATIC

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Marlowe is an absolutely wonderful dog sitter! I have a 6 month old Siberian husky who has been stubborn about potty training; however after a weekend with M... (more)"

Available this weekend
14. 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)"

15. 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 is a dog-lover. She owns one of her own (Dawson) and constantly dotes on him. More importantly, Lien is a responsible, intelligent and thoughtful indi... (more)"

Available this weekend
16. Lauren

Nursing student who loves animals!

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Lauren was wonderful! She went above and beyond by bringing in our mail, sending consistent and thorough updates, cleaning up unplanned cat vomit, and keepin... (more)"

17. Anna

Adventure going or doggy shopping!

Byrd Park, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I've worked in the dog industry for almost ten years. I'm familiar with home care, light grooming. I'm a vet assistant p/t, interested in hiking, t... (more)

Available this weekend
18. Tyler

Experienced Trainer -Flexible Schd!

Forest View, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: Hello there! I graduated VCU last year with a degree in Psychology and started professionally training at 2SpeakDog. I have been training dogs and ... (more)

19. Adam

Dogs are the best part of me

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"First and foremost, Adam loves dogs! He delights in playing, cuddling, and caring for them. He has experience with a variety of dogs- large, small, elderly, ... (more)"

Available this weekend
20. Robbie

I'm a pretty cool pet pal

Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

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

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