House Sitting in Westlake Hills, Richmond, VA

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight in your home.

1. Claire

I love all Fur Babies Big and Small

Henrico, VA, 23228

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

"When I am away or need someone to drop by the house to let my precious pup out, I can always count on Claire to make room in her schedule for us and take the... (more)"

2. Kim

Home is where the dog is!!!!

Powhite Park, Richmond, VA, 23225

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

12 repeat clients

"Kim was exceptional. I planned a vacation the week of July 4th, and my normal kennel was booked. I decided I would try Rover, but the first sitter unfortun... (more)"

3. Lauren

Master's student at VCU

Oregon Hill, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Believe me when I say that you would need to search high and low to find a better pet/house sitter than Lauren. Both dog and house were perfect when we retur... (more)"

4. Amanda

I will love your dog like you do!

Scott's Addition, Richmond, VA, 23230

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been lucky enough to have a dog in my life since I was 17. Until about a year ago, I had two! I lost my first baby to cancer last year and ... (more)

5. Megan

I'll <3 your dog as much as you do!

Upper Shockoe Valley, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

"Megan is one of my oldest and sweetest friends! I am beyond confident she will do a terrific job caring for your fur baby. When she used to visit my parents'... (more)"

6. Meredith

Small dog owner, all dog lover <3

Union Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

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

2 repeat clients

"AMAZING experience with Meredith. Meredith house sat/ puppy sat my two dogs last minute when my husband and I went out of town for a week after other plans h... (more)"

7. Meghan

Big/small/short/tall-I luv 'em all!

Richmond, VA, 23226

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

10 repeat clients

"We have used Meghan several times (she's actually the only person we have used). She makes going out of town stress free. Our puppy loves her and we love her... (more)"

8. Maryn

stress free staycation for your pet

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

24 repeat clients

"Maryn was wonderful with our pup, Bentley! She made sure to send a lot of pictures to let us know how he was doing while we were away, and when we came home ... (more)"

9. Madeline

Got a mutual love with all animals!

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I am a pet owner with a background in animal welfare. I worked at the Richmond SPCA for 3 years where I did close to a thousand adoptions as an adoption coun... (more)"

10. Mollie

Let me take care of your furbabies!

Richmond, VA, 23230

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Mollie took excellent care of my pets and my house while I was away. My dog cornered a stray cat and had a bit of a fight and Mollie handled the whole thing ... (more)"

11. Meaghan

Extra love for your fur babies

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Meaghan is great! She and Bailey hit it off right away, as did she and I. Meaghan sent pictures and updates throughout the weekend and my house was immacula... (more)"

12. Hannah

Must Love Mutts

The Museum District, Richmond, VA, 23221

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Always tentative having to leave my dogs with someone but this time using Rover I found a great match. Not only did Hannah give me updates throughout my time... (more)"

13. Katie

"Dog person" is an understatement

The Fan, Richmond , VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Katie was great with our animals. Will use her again (more)"

14. Melynda

High energy & passionate pet lover!

Broad Rock, Richmond, VA, 23224

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

"Melynda is wonderful with dogs of all shapes and sizes! She's infinitely playful and upbeat (and also knows how to enforce boundaries), and any dog spending ... (more)"

15. Emily

Feline & all animals friendly!

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: Full time college student with flexible schedule! Have had a diverse range of loving animals in my life from labs to a sphynx cat to reptiles and b... (more)

16. Sarah

Will snuggle, play, and go outdoors

Richmond, VA, 23225

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

About: I have had dogs since I was a young child and have had my own since I was nineteen. I have experience with behavioral training and positive reenfor... (more)

17. Chris

Dog Walker Extraordinaire

Maymont, Richmond , VA, 23220

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

11 repeat clients

"We cannot say enough good things about Chris! This was our first time booking a dog sitter and it could not have gone any better! Chris and Dublin hit it off... (more)"

18. Nicolas

Veteran Giant dog-owner&pet-sitter

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Covered by Rover's Protection Package* All my life I have had 2 or more dogs in my home and have pet-sat/ dog-walked informally for 10-20 family ... (more)

19. Jessica

Animal lover who also works @ petco

N. Chesterfield , VA, 23235

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

"Jessica was pet sitting for me for 3 years before she moved. She was very reliable and worked with my schedule. My dogs loved her from the moment they met he... (more)"

20. Rosie

Active dog lover

The Fan, Richmond, VA, 23220

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

26 repeat clients

"Rosie did a great job with my dog while I was away. She was easy to deal with and I appreciate her promptly getting back to me. She always sent pictures to u... (more)"

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When it comes to pet care and house sitting, pet owners in Westlake Hills, Richmond, VA trust their pets with sitters on Rover.com. Over 663 pet owners have reviewed house sitters in Richmond, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. House sitting doesn't have to be expensive. In fact, it's probably a lot more affordable than you think. You'll quickly find that there's a house sitter on Rover for just about every price range and lifestyle. Wondering how much you might expect to pay for a house sitter and pet care on Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you begin a conversation with a sitter who seems like a great match.

As dog lovers, we understand how difficult it can be to leave your dog when you have to head out of town. Luckily, you can find the perfect Westlake Hills house sitter in seconds on Rover.com. If you're looking for trusted dog sitters while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a house sitter in Westlake Hills, Richmond, VA who meets your and your dog's needs. We manually review and approve every profile on our site, and we offer tools to help you make the right decision for your dog, including background checks, sitter testimonials, community reviews. We also offer educational opportunities and extra safety tools, such as the Protection Package. And we always recommend an in-person Meet & Greet so you can see that your sitter is the perfect fit for your dog. Rover is proud to be the nation's largest network of dog lovers pet sitters and dog walkers.

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