Dog Boarding in Upper Shockoe Valley, Richmond, VA

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight at your sitter's home.

1. Emma

Teacher by day, dog mom by night

Union Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

14 repeat clients

"Emma was wonderful! I was so nervous leaving Sunny with someone new and she was amazing! I would highly recommend Emma to anyone who needs a dog sitter! Than... (more)"

2. Lizzy

Love walking and playing fetch!

Carytown, Richmond, VA, 23221

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Lizzy took EXCELLENT care of Eames! My husband and I fully admit to being overprotective dog parents, and we are always anxious about leaving our girl, but ... (more)"

3. Wesley

Dogs are the Shih-Tzu!

City Center, Richmond, VA, 23219

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Wesley and his girlfriend took great care of Penny. She was happy and taken out frequently for walks and trips to the park. Will definitely call them again w... (more)"

4. Scott

Let me be your dog's best friend!

North Highland Park, Richmond, VA, 23222

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

1 repeat client

"Scott was fantastic! Scott sent us plenty of updates and pictures throughout the day so we had peace of mind during our time away. Scott was even able to dro... (more)"

5. Rosie

A tired dog is a happy dog :)

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

34 repeat clients

"Rosie and Elijah were great with our pup Lola! This was our first time using Rover and we will certainly do it again. Rosie would send photo updates daily sh... (more)"

6. Valentina

Roving Around Church Hill!

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

3 repeat clients

"Great experience. I will definitely use her again and recommend her to other people (more)"

7. Marie

Experienced Pet Sitter

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

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

10 repeat clients

"Absolutely best dog sitter I've ever had. She kept me up to date wth my dog's day to day activities, and sent me the cutest pictures of my dog (that helped w... (more)"

8. Allison

I love running with dogs!

Capitol District, Richmond, VA, 23219

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

"Allison is high energy and positive. She will bring enthusiasm to every walk. I have known her a very long time and her love for animals is never ending. She... (more)"

9. Ben & Caroline

Let your dog vacation with us!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

3 repeat clients

"Thank you so much for taking such good care of Wendy for the few days that I was out of town. I would have liked more photos and a Sunday update, but I under... (more)"

10. Taylor

Will give dog cuddles and exercise!

Jackson Ward, Richmond, VA, 23219

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

2 repeat clients

"What can I say about Taylor and Lily. This is my first experience with rover.com and may I say I am feeling lime she and her wonderful dog are part of the fa... (more)"

11. Michelle

Flexibly available dog-lover

Oregon Hill, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"Michelle watched my 45 lb husky-mix, O. J. A few weekends while I was away. She was professional and friendly. O. J. Is 13 now, and is on a pretty strict sch... (more)"

12. Alana

Your dog will get plenty of love!

Carver, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

2 repeat clients

"I had no worries with Bella staying with Alana she is so sweet and had the energy to deal with my spoiled little energetic Bella i will definitely book her ... (more)"

13. Katie

Fenced in Back Yard

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Katie has watched our dog Sophie many times, sometimes for up to 10 days. She loves going to Katie's house! Katie treats her like her own dog and is very sen... (more)"

14. Emily

always smiling and adores animals(:

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

"Emily is the absolute best! She truly love animals and it shows in the way she cares for our pets. We've been using Emily forever and wouldn't think twice ... (more)"

15. Dylan

We'll go on walks and play all day!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

1 repeat client

"Dylan was loving and playful with my 2 dogs. And, in addition to all of the attention he gave them, he was flexible and responsive to me. Would use him agai... (more)"

16. Meredith

Small dog owner, all dog lover <3

Brookland Park, Richmond, VA, 23222

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

3 repeat clients

"Meredith did a great job with Shica. Her communication prior to booking and the meet & greet helped me to become comfortable with leaving my little girl wit... (more)"

17. Kelly

I live across from Byrd Park

Byrd Park, Richmond, VA, 23220

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kelly is my go-to person to watch my dogs and my cat when I am out of town. She has been taking care of my dogs for years. She always takes such good care o... (more)"

18. Maya

Experienced Dog Lover Ready to Help

Jackson Ward, Richmond, VA, 23219

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"Maya was so wonderful! She was very flexible with my flight being delayed when I was coming back to town. She took such good care of Tyson and he was a very ... (more)"

19. Catherine

Lifelong experience, local rates

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

"Catherine was the first person our puppy Rudy met outside of the family. He was only 4 months old & fell in love with her immediately. Over the last three ye... (more)"

20. Samantha

I can sit and stay!

Ginter Park Terrace, Richmond, VA, 23222

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

4 repeat clients

"Samantha was great. She was very flexible, kept us up to date with pictures, and appeared to really care about our dog. I would definitely recommend. (more)"


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