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.

Tip: Contact sitters now to confirm availability.
1. Brittany

Work from home Pug Mom

Jackson Ward, Richmond, VA, 23220

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brittany took such great care of my dog while I was out of town. I would definitely recommend her! Thank you!! (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
2. Chandler

Young, energetic, ready to go

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"This is the second trip where Chandler has watched our dogs. He was right on time every walk. The dogs clearly love him! He sends us a few picture updates an... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
3. Diana

Happy Pups, One Tail Wag At A Time

Chesterfield, VA, 23832

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Diana was fantastic you can see she is an animal lover , She made sure my " babys" feel well . and she is so sweet and nice .I am hiring her again for my li... (more)"

4. Rebecca

Loving Care for Dogs and Cats!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rebecca was absolutely wonderful! She watched my cat for a weekend. Rebecca was prompt and professional. She followed all instructions and I would recommend... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
5. Jonathan

Motivated, caring, animal sitter

Union Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jonathan was great. Very professional and courteous. I'll definitely contact him through Rover the next time I need someone to drop in and check on the dogs. (more)"

6. Bree

Your pet's new BFF

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Fantastic as always! (more)"

7. Aliya

I love dogs and am always available

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Aliya is the best. She was on time for every visit. Aliya sent pictures and detailed messages throughout her time with my dog. I look forward to using her si... (more)"

8. Christine

Work-from-home sitter/walker/runner

Richmond, VA, 23224

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

"Christine is obviously a big animal lover and even saw the best in some of my more difficult pets. She gave me pictures and updates after each visit. She e... (more)"

9. Mariah

Any dog is a good dog!

Forest Hill Terrace, Richmond, VA, 23223

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mariah has watched my dogs (3) on numerous occasions for different periods of time, some a week plus. My dogs absolutely love her. She is passionate and affe... (more)"

Available this weekend
10. Sophia

I will love them like my own.

Westover, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

"Sophia was super awesome and it was a pretty big job that I requested of her I was kind of in a bad spot and needed help with three dogs and she did an amazi... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
11. Lauren

Nurse who loves animals!

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"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)"

12. Meredith

Pawsatively Stoked to Meet Your Pup

Cedarhurst, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"She texted me during the visit to let me know how it was going. Came home to a happy puppy. Will book again. (more)"

13. Amelia

No pet shall feel lonely

Cedarhurst, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amelia was patient with our dog, Josie, who was a little shy at first when Amelia came by to let her out. She eventually warmed up and Amelia snapped a few ... (more)"

14. Sara

Love going on walks by the river

Woodland Heights, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"As Sara's sister and roommate, I have seen the love Sara has for animals grow since she was young. She is a responsible, attentive, loving dog caregiver and ... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
15. Shelby

Animal lover ready to help you!

Old Town Manchester, Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Shelby has been a dog owner her entire life. She has turned this love into a career as a vet assistant. She is my reminder to get our dogs their booster shot... (more)"

16. Schyller

Active, Trustworthy, and Flexible!!

Northrop, Richmond, VA, 23225

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Schyller was very accommodating and kept me up to date with pictures and messages for each visit with my pup- she did everything exactly as I requested! (more)"

17. Christina

active! dog LOVER!

Westover Hills West, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

"I would recommend Christina because not only does she treat your dog with the same respect as her own, she goes above and beyond your expectations. She knew ... (more)"

18. Reagan

Local dog lover seeks new buddies!

Swansboro, Richmond, VA, 23225

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

"Reagan is absolutely wonderful. She's a reliable, intelligent, honest soul who has helped me out with my pup quite a bit. I know I can always count on her a... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
19. Kelsey

4 yrs experience as vet assistant

Jahnke, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kelsey has been amazing caring for Hershey! She was very detailed during our first meeting, taking notes and asking several relevant questions. She doesn't r... (more)"

20. Jeannette

Barking Good Times Lodge

Belmont Woods, Richmond, VA, 23234

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"I tipped her $300 just because she's that amazing. It's almost as if she can read my dog's mind. You can't put a price on telepathy. (more)"

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