Virginia Pet Sitting


View from Skyline Drive, Virginia
View from Skyline Drive, Virginia

Virginia and Pet Facts

Welcome to Virginia!  The commonwealth: where beaches, farmland, and mountains provide a beautiful home and ample entertainment for your four-legged friends. Don’t forget to check in with your local government about a pet license and take a moment to enjoy some brilliant facts about Virginia:

  • The American Fox Hound is the state dog.
  • Home of 13 zoos, animal parks or aquariums
  • The Service Dogs of Virginia organization trains physical assistance dogs, autism dogs, diabetic alert dogs, and reading with service dogs
  • You can have up to 5 cats in Virginia Beach before you need a cattery license (yes…“cattery”, learn a new word today, did you?)
  • Home of 33 no-kill shelters; YES!
  • Whether you love ‘em or hate ‘em: PETA headquarters are located in Norfolk, VA
  • In 2012, Hank, a handsome Maine Coon kitty from Springfield, VA ran for the state Senate as an independent; despite earning 7,000 votes, he sadly did not win.
  • The Humane Society of the United States ranks Virginia at #7 of all 50 states for their (generally) strong animal protection laws, including those against animal fighting.

Do you have a fun fact to share about Virginia? Send it our way!

Free Pet Sitting in Virginia

Dogma is based in Northern VA , this Startup is locally grown and inspired by the kindness of neighbors and pet owners in the Northern VA region.  Click on your city /town and find other like-minded folks who want to share pet sitting services with you.  Please don’t forget to invite your neighbors too as the more the merrier.

The pet sitting locations on the side all currently have Members of 5 or more.  If you would like to create a Free pet sitting Community in your area, click on the button at the bottom right of the page and complete it.  Once your locations has more than 5 request, we will definitely create it and enable your neighborhood to have free pet sitting.

Paid Pet Sitting

If you are a paid / professional pet sitter, please Register.  We need pet sitters because not everyone will be have enough time to pet sit for each other and we will definitely need professional pet sitters in our communities.    We only charge a 5% Service Fee compared to 20%  of others.  More savings for you and more earnings for the pet sitter.  The awesome thing about being part of Dogma is that its really an online community of people who truly want to help each other.  We look forward to having you in our community!

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