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. Jorge

I'll be at home with your pups!

Oregon Hill, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

About: I have been a pet owner my entire life and I can say that there's nothing better than the love a pup can provide. Even as a kid, taking care of a d... (more)

2. Ricardo

I treat dogs like I treat family.

Jackson Ward, Richmond, VA, 23219

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

About: I am a student at VCU. I have lived with a middle aged German Sheppard for 2 years and a few other small dogs throughout the last few years and ha... (more)

3. Melanie

Life-long lover of all dog breeds

Shockoe Slip, Richmond, VA, 23219

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Melanie is a very responsible young woman who has tons of experience in dealing with other people's dogs. She has stayed over night to take care of our dog, ... (more)"

4. Nicole

Home fulltime-SUPER CLOSE TO A PARK

Monroe Ward, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

About: Firstly, let me start by say I absolutely love puppies, although I like playing with older dogs too. I really enjoy long walks and fetch in the p... (more)

5. Lindsey

Dog lover!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lindsey is professional, warm and friendly, and without doubt exceptionally capable. She has trained and cared for our dogs since day one. Our pets are part... (more)"

Available this weekend
6. Chandler

Young, energetic, ready to go

Richmond, VA, 23224

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

10 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)"

7. Kaley

Teacher- summertime for walks!!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"Kaley is such a dog lover! She has taken great care of my dog, Zoey, providing lots of walks and snuggle time. I would never hesitate to leave my dog with Ka... (more)"

8. Casey

Vet Assistant that loves all pets!

Monroe Ward, Richmond , VA, 23219

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Casey took great care of our dogs. She was communicative and sent pictures. She even took them for a walk, which was not expected. I would be happy to have h... (more)"

9. Raynie

Charismatic girl that loves dogs!

Richmond, VA, 23235

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Not only have I had two dogs for most of my life (one of which is a rescue who is very old and requires a lot of care), I've also cared for other d... (more)

10. Katie

Super flexible & will love your pet

Central Office, Richmond, VA, 23219

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Katie was very informative on when she was going to and from to visit Freya. She also sent me lots of photos which really made me feel like Freya was in good... (more)"

11. Tahlia

I love my dog, your dog, all dogs(:

Richmond, VA, 23224

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

About: I am quite obsessed with animals of all kind, ask my boyfriend...I squeal the second I see anything with fur. Our loving 7 year old pup Skyy is the... (more)

12. 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)"

13. Emma

Teacher by day, dog mom by night

Union Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

7 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)"

14. Hannah

Must Love Mutts

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Hannah was great! She helped us out with a last minute request and was flexible with our changing schedule. She is reliable and we would hire her again! (more)"

15. Robbie

I'm a pretty cool pet pal

Richmond, VA, 23220

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. Diana

Must Love Dogs

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

8 repeat clients

"Diana is the best! She was able to come last minute and do home visits on my kitten, Olive. Would definitely go to her again if I every need anyone to watch ... (more)"

17. Arielle

Dog walker

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Arielle is the epitome of a dog lover. I have known her for ~6 years and she has always had a passion for dogs. She had family dogs while growing up so she i... (more)"

18. 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)"

19. Schyller

Active, Trustworthy, and Flexible!!

Northrop, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

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

20. Sarah

Will snuggle, play, and go outdoors

Richmond, VA, 23225

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

1 repeat client

"Sarah has always been incredible with animals. Her dogs Layla and Mason are the most well-behaved dogs I've ever met! She cares for them and makes sure they ... (more)"

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