Downtown Doggies

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting in Downtown Portland & Surrounding Areas

Downtown Doggies

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting in Downtown Portland & Surrounding Areas

I didn’t have to worry about how my dog was doing while away from home.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Chloe
Chloe's Mom, Sara Wallace

They are really great!

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Bengdou
Bengdou's Mom, Linjuan Du

They are careful, patient and professional!

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Wangzai & Xuebing
Wangzai & Xuebing's Mom, Qiucheng Ren

We were incredibly pleased with the service provided by Downtown Doggies.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Bella
Bella's Dad, Timothy Flynn

We loved the email notifications with pictures after each visit letting us know that our pet was safe and cared for.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Buster
Buster's Dad, Ben Gagosian

He knows what he’s doing and I trust him implicitly.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Lucky & Little One
Lucky and Little One's Mom, Beth Eastman

He was in the best hands possible.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Goliath & Napoleon
Goliath & Napoleon's Mom, Breezy Rondilone

Walter came home one happy camper.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Walter
Walter's Mom, Myat-Hsu Mon

We are very grateful for the attention that our cats received.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Bumi, Isis, & Shiro
Bumi, Isis, & Shiro's Mom, Michelle Harrison

I totally recommend this reliable and excellent service!

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Kit & Cash
Kit & Cash's Mom, Sally Connell

He sends us frequent updates and is incredibly trustworthy and kind.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Chase & Lady
Chase & Lady's Mom, Jennifer Sellers

Richard has a natural ability to connect with our dog.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Lula
Lula's Dad, Sean O'Neill

He has a heart of gold and always followed any instructions we left for him.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Lula
Lula's Mom, April Lemly

He treats pets with absolute kindness and love.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Chuck, Edgar, Roxy, & Lucy
Chuck, Edgar, Roxy, & Lucy's Dad, Dan Tracy

I always know my cats are in good hands with Richard!

Cat Sitting Testimonial | Charlie & Piper
Charlie & Piper's Mom, Kerry Vanden Bos

He took such great care of my two fur-kids while we were away.

Cat Sitting Testimonial | Monty & Bernie
Monty & Bernie's Mom, Nikki Slaughter-Adams

Our dog loves him to death, and the cats are happy with him too!

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | | Malarkey, Freya, Vela, & Kerfuffle
Malarkey, Freya, Kerfuffle, & Vela's Mom, Verena Hutter

He is trustworthy and always has great energy!

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Margaux
Margaux's Mom, Lindsay Pease

If you can get Richard’s dog walking services, grab them!

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Violet
Violet's Mom, Sarah Smith

Our Golden Doodle quickly adopted Richard as her favorite dog walker & dog runner.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Emma
Emma's Dad, Dennis Gilliam

We were so impressed with him and would highly recommend his services to anyone!

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Lebowski, Jade, & Zombie
Lebowski, Jade, & Zombie's Dad, Robert McGowan

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Lebowski, Jade, & Zombie
Lebowski, Jade, & Zombie's Dad, Robert McGowan

Services

Dog Walking
Cat Sitting
Dog Running
Dog Sitting
Overnight Pet Sitting
Services
Dog Walking
Cat Sitting
Dog Running
Dog Sitting
Overnight Pet Sitting
Downtown Doggies | Insured & Bonded in Downtown Portland, Oregon

Bonded & Insured

Downtown Doggies | Insured & Bonded in Downtown Portland, Oregon

Bonded & Insured

Real time GPS mapping of walks

GPS check-ins for dog walking, dog running, & cat sitting

Real time GPS mapping of walks

GPS check-ins for dog walking, dog running, & cat sitting

Rates

Dog Walking
Busy at work?
$20
per 30 minutes
Daytime Walk
Neighborhood stroll
GPS tracking of route
Instant text & email update
Treats
Food
Fresh water
Medication
Other accommodations
Select
Cat Sitting
Lonely kitty at home?
$20
per 30 minutes
Daytime Care
Litter box cleaning + playtime
GPS check-in for visit
Instant text & email update
Treats
Food
Fresh water
Medication
Other accommodations
Select
Dog Running
Need some dog-ercise?
$25
per 30 minutes
Daytime run
Neighborhood jog
Lots of exercise
GPS tracking of route
Instant text & email update
Treats
Food
Fresh water
Medication
Other accommodations
Select
Dog Sitting
Lonely doggy at home?
$25
per hour
Hourly daytime care (with walks)
Daytime in-your-home (or hotel) care
Potty breaks & walks
Unlimited playtime & cuddletime
GPS tracking of routes
Instant text & email update
Non-stop treats
Food
Fresh water
Medication
Other accommodations
Select
Rates
Dog Walking
Busy at work?
$20
per 30 minutes
Daytime Walk
Neighborhood stroll
GPS tracking of route
Instant text & email update
Treats
Food
Fresh water
Medication
Other accommodations
Select
Cat Sitting
Lonely kitty at home?
$20
per 30 minutes
Daytime Care
Litter box cleaning + playtime
GPS check-in for visit
Instant text & email update
Treats
Food
Fresh water
Medication
Other accommodations
Select
Dog Running
Need some dog-ercise?
$25
per 30 minutes
Daytime run
Neighborhood jog
Lots of exercise
GPS tracking of route
Instant text & email update
Treats
Food
Fresh water
Medication
Other accommodations
Select
Dog Sitting
Lonely doggy at home?
$25
per hour
Hourly daytime care (with walks)
Daytime in-your-home (or hotel) care
Potty breaks & walks
Unlimited playtime & cuddletime
GPS tracking of routes
Instant text & email update
Non-stop treats
Food
Fresh water
Medication
Other accommodations
Select

About Us

We are committed to providing individual care tailored to your pet’s needs. No overwhelming pack walks. No sad, stressed out dogs lost in a sea of tangled leashes. Just your pup and us—having the best time on our dog walking or dog running adventure! We value quality of care over quantity of clients.

We prioritize earning and keeping your trust. Leaving your home and loved one to a stranger is a big deal, whether it’s for a 30-minute cat sitting or an overnight pet sitting. We understand that. For this reason, insurance and bonding is our baseline from which to do more. This includes a GPS mapping tool to track routes for dog walking and check-ins for cat sitting. It also includes regular updates with photos and notes via text message and/or email.

We want to make your pet’s day! We don’t walk, play, and cuddle just for fun. Well, we do, but for mutual fun. Our goal is literally fun for everyone!

Downtown Doggies is locally owned and operated by Richard Bidmead in downtown Portland, Oregon. Prior to founding his own company, he worked for others in Los Angeles and Portland. During this time, he cared for hundreds of dogs and cats. His love of animals stems from his childhood dog, Macky, who passed away in 2011. In her memory, he dedicates Downtown Doggies and the care it provides.

About Us

We are committed to providing individual care tailored to your pet’s needs. No overwhelming pack walks. No sad, stressed out dogs lost in a sea of tangled leashes. Just your pup and us—having the best time on our dog walking or dog running adventure! We value quality of care over quantity of clients.

We prioritize earning and keeping your trust. Leaving your home and loved one to a stranger is a big deal, whether it’s for a 30-minute cat sitting or an overnight pet sitting. We understand that. For this reason, insurance and bonding is our baseline from which to do more. This includes a GPS mapping tool to track routes for dog walking and check-ins for cat sitting. It also includes regular updates with photos and notes via text message and/or email.

We want to make your pet’s day! We don’t walk, play, and cuddle just for fun. Well, we do, but for mutual fun. Our goal is literally fun for everyone!

Downtown Doggies is locally owned and operated by Richard Bidmead in downtown Portland, Oregon. Prior to founding his own company, he worked for others in Los Angeles and Portland. During this time, he cared for hundreds of dogs and cats. His love of animals stems from his childhood dog, Macky, who passed away in 2011. In her memory, he dedicates Downtown Doggies and the care it provides.

 

Testimonials

I didn’t have to worry about how my dog was doing while away from home.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Chloe

Good pet sitter. Leaves you with feedback after each visit (information about the walk/visit and a photo of your pet). Took my dog on long walks. I didn’t have to worry about how my dog was doing while away from home.

Chloe's Mom, Sara Wallace

They are really great!

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Bengdou

They are really great! They also helped me clean up the house. He loves Richard.

Bengdou's Mom, Linjuan Du

They are careful, patient and professional!

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Wangzai & Xuebing

I was looking for an overnight cat sitter and my friend suggested me to try Downtown Doggies. After a short meeting with Mikey, I felt he was the perfect choice!! Actually, what I thought was right! Mikey took such a good care of my cats and he kept me updates. Wangzai and Xuebing was very healthy and in good mood at the time I got back home. Anyway, Downtown Doggies is the best I’ve ever tried so far. They are careful, patient and professional! Mikey also helped me get some cat food and gave them the flea treatment!

Wangzai & Xuebing's Mom, Qiucheng Ren

We were incredibly pleased with the service provided by Downtown Doggies.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Bella

We were incredibly pleased with the service provided by Downtown Doggies. He responded promptly and came to meet our dog the next day. He provided regular updates and pictures. Would strongly recommend him to anybody looking for reliable dog walking and/or dog sitting services.

Bella's Dad, Timothy Flynn

We loved the email notifications with pictures after each visit letting us know that our pet was safe and cared for.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Buster

Downtown Doggies has a fantastic and technology streamlined service! We loved the email notifications with pictures after each visit letting us know that our pet was safe and cared for. Each day you get a visit summary with pictures to know your fury friends are doing great! Thanks again!

Buster's Dad, Ben Gagosian

He knows what he’s doing and I trust him implicitly.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Lucky & Little One

I unexpectedly had to leave the state. Never having left my cats, or my home open to a stranger, I was totally freaking. By happenstance and pure magic I found Downtown Doggies. Richard is awesome. Seriously. He sent daily kitty updates with pictures. But, it’s his nuanced details that drew the most comfort from me. I believe him. He knows what he’s doing and I trust him implicitly. That’s a huge deal. Just yesterday he was a stranger​. He runs a legitimate business and takes the time and care required. His website is accessible, reads well and there are no hidden cost ambiguities. He’s engaging, unassuming, and affable. He’s awesome. I’m so relieved and grateful to have found him. My kitties concur. Anyone on the fence should get off it. He’s what you want. I promise.

Lucky and Little One's Mom, Beth Eastman

He was in the best hands possible.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Goliath & Napoleon

My pups had the pleasure of spending time with and being watched by Downtown Doggies when they were in Los Angeles. And I can’t express how sad we all were to see them move away. I honestly trust very few people to watch my pups, because my little boy, Napoleon, has severe health issues, requires regular medications, and really constant care. I went on a week trip to New York, where my pups stayed with Downtown Doggies, and my little dude Napoleon wasn’t doing well. I was always notified of everything going on. They even made special food for him (after asking permission, of course) to try to help him eat more. It was a truly dark time for my little dude, and I hated not being there to take care of him, but he was in the best hands possible, and I’ll forever be grateful for that. They even played him his favorite music and spoiled him (and his sister) in love and care. <3

Goliath & Napoleon's Mom, Breezy Rondilone

Walter came home one happy camper.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Walter

Richard took great care of my pup Walter during his walk. Walter came home one happy camper. Will definitely reach out again next times I’m in need of Richard’s service. Two dewclaws up!

Walter's Mom, Myat-Hsu Mon

We are very grateful for the attention that our cats received.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Bumi, Isis, & Shiro

Richard was amazing with our cats. He definitely has THE touch with kitties. Two days before our trip we learned that two of the cats had colds. Richard did a great job with change in the plan, giving the needed meds, and even checked in with the Vet. We are very grateful for the attention that our cats received. Thanks Richard.

Bumi, Isis, & Shiro's Mom, Michelle Harrison

I totally recommend this reliable and excellent service!

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Kit & Cash

I totally recommend this reliable and excellent service!

Kit & Cash's Mom, Sally Connell

He sends us frequent updates and is incredibly trustworthy and kind.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Chase & Lady

Richard is great with our two dogs! He has watched them multiple times when we have been on vacation and we never have to worry. He sends us frequent updates and is incredibly trustworthy and kind. Our dogs love him!!

Chase & Lady's Mom, Jennifer Sellers

Richard has a natural ability to connect with our dog.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Lula

Richard has a natural ability to connect with our dog and his compassion and professionalism are much appreciated!

Lula's Dad, Sean O'Neill

He has a heart of gold and always followed any instructions we left for him.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Lula

Love Richard. He has a heart of gold and always followed any instructions we left for him while taking care of our Lula. When we went away on a long trip he would make sure to walk her to the local pet store so she could spend her allowance on treats! Thanks Richard!

Lula's Mom, April Lemly

He treats pets with absolute kindness and love.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Chuck, Edgar, Roxy, & Lucy

I own a dog walking business in Los Angeles and Richard was the first walker I hired to help me out. He is an EXCELLENT dog walker! He treats the pets with absolute kindness and love and is also very conscientious about the special needs or instructions for each one. On top of all that, he is extremely punctual (which is hard to find in LA!) He would petsit for my three dogs and cat when I would go out of town and it was a huge weight off my mind knowing that they’d be cared for properly. You can’t go wrong hiring him to care for your pets!

Chuck, Edgar, Roxy, & Lucy's Dad, Dan Tracy

I always know my cats are in good hands with Richard!

Cat Sitting Testimonial | Charlie & Piper

I always know my cats are in good hands with Richard when I have to leave them! He’s polite, punctual, sends texts and pictures to let me know how they’re doing, and I always come back to a clean apartment (which, given how much the cats love kicking their food/litter around, is saying a ton). Would definitely recommend him to anyone!

Charlie & Piper's Mom, Kerry Vanden Bos

He took such great care of my two fur-kids while we were away.

Cat Sitting Testimonial | Monty & Bernie

Richard is just the best! He took such great care of my two fur-kids while we were away, always gave updates on how they were doing and even some photos texted to my phone. I’m not sure my cats even missed me. 😛 I never had to worry about my cats well being while on a trip thanks to him and that kind of peace of mind was pretty priceless. 🙂

Monty & Bernie's Mom, Nikki Slaughter-Adams

Our dog loves him to death, and the cats are happy with him too!

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | | Malarkey, Freya, Vela, & Kerfuffle

Richard has been coming to our house once a week for a little under two years now. Our dog loves him to death, and the cats are happy with him too! He has house sat twice when we were on vacay and he sent us daily updates that included routes of their walks and cute pics. He even celebrated birthday with our dog. He is very attentive to the needs of our pets and has taken excellent care of our house as well.

Malarkey, Freya, Kerfuffle, & Vela's Mom, Verena Hutter

He is trustworthy and always has great energy!

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Margaux

Richard walked our dog for us for over a year. He is trustworthy and always has great energy! I always felt good about leaving Margaux with Richard. My experience has been very positive and yours will be too. I recommend Richard with the highest regard.

Margaux's Mom, Lindsay Pease

If you can get Richard’s dog walking services, grab them!

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Violet

The owner of Downtown Doggies is an exceptional person. If you can get Richard’s dogwalking services, grab them! He has a genuine gift for handling and appreciating dogs, and immediately earned the adoration of my old lady collie. He is reliable, professional, trustworthy and patient. I never worry because I know she is in good hands with him. Plus a delightful person to know, for dogs and owners alike.

Violet's Mom, Sarah Smith

Our Golden Doodle quickly adopted Richard as her favorite dog walker & dog runner.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Emma

Our Golden Doodle Emma quickly adopted Richard as her “favorite” dog walker/runner. Always on time, upbeat, enthusiastic (and fairly priced)– until our recent move he was our go-to twice a week for several months. Emma was anxious to go–rain or shine–when Richard came to the door. We loved the photos he sent on occasion showing them stopping for a water break.

Emma's Dad, Dennis Gilliam

We were so impressed with him and would highly recommend his services to anyone!

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Lebowski, Jade, & Zombie

Richard was our number #1 care taker of our 3 babies (2 pugs & 1 American bulldog) whenever we would go on vacation. Our 3 babies can be such a handful, but Richard was so amazing with them! He always treated our babies as if they were his own. He would send adorable pics & daily updates on how they were doing. We were so impressed with him and would highly recommend his services to anyone! Even after moving to Portland he still checks in to see how they are doing, he is the best ever!

Lebowski, Jade, & Zombie's Dad, Robert McGowan

 
Testimonials

I didn’t have to worry about how my dog was doing while away from home.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Chloe

Good pet sitter. Leaves you with feedback after each visit (information about the walk/visit and a photo of your pet). Took my dog on long walks. I didn’t have to worry about how my dog was doing while away from home.

Chloe's Mom, Sara Wallace

They are really great!

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Bengdou

They are really great! They also helped me clean up the house. He loves Richard.

Bengdou's Mom, Linjuan Du

They are careful, patient and professional!

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Wangzai & Xuebing

I was looking for an overnight cat sitter and my friend suggested me to try Downtown Doggies. After a short meeting with Mikey, I felt he was the perfect choice!! Actually, what I thought was right! Mikey took such a good care of my cats and he kept me updates. Wangzai and Xuebing was very healthy and in good mood at the time I got back home. Anyway, Downtown Doggies is the best I’ve ever tried so far. They are careful, patient and professional! Mikey also helped me get some cat food and gave them the flea treatment!

Wangzai & Xuebing's Mom, Qiucheng Ren

We were incredibly pleased with the service provided by Downtown Doggies.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Bella

We were incredibly pleased with the service provided by Downtown Doggies. He responded promptly and came to meet our dog the next day. He provided regular updates and pictures. Would strongly recommend him to anybody looking for reliable dog walking and/or dog sitting services.

Bella's Dad, Timothy Flynn

We loved the email notifications with pictures after each visit letting us know that our pet was safe and cared for.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Buster

Downtown Doggies has a fantastic and technology streamlined service! We loved the email notifications with pictures after each visit letting us know that our pet was safe and cared for. Each day you get a visit summary with pictures to know your fury friends are doing great! Thanks again!

Buster's Dad, Ben Gagosian

He knows what he’s doing and I trust him implicitly.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Lucky & Little One

I unexpectedly had to leave the state. Never having left my cats, or my home open to a stranger, I was totally freaking. By happenstance and pure magic I found Downtown Doggies. Richard is awesome. Seriously. He sent daily kitty updates with pictures. But, it’s his nuanced details that drew the most comfort from me. I believe him. He knows what he’s doing and I trust him implicitly. That’s a huge deal. Just yesterday he was a stranger​. He runs a legitimate business and takes the time and care required. His website is accessible, reads well and there are no hidden cost ambiguities. He’s engaging, unassuming, and affable. He’s awesome. I’m so relieved and grateful to have found him. My kitties concur. Anyone on the fence should get off it. He’s what you want. I promise.

Lucky and Little One's Mom, Beth Eastman

He was in the best hands possible.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Goliath & Napoleon

My pups had the pleasure of spending time with and being watched by Downtown Doggies when they were in Los Angeles. And I can’t express how sad we all were to see them move away. I honestly trust very few people to watch my pups, because my little boy, Napoleon, has severe health issues, requires regular medications, and really constant care. I went on a week trip to New York, where my pups stayed with Downtown Doggies, and my little dude Napoleon wasn’t doing well. I was always notified of everything going on. They even made special food for him (after asking permission, of course) to try to help him eat more. It was a truly dark time for my little dude, and I hated not being there to take care of him, but he was in the best hands possible, and I’ll forever be grateful for that. They even played him his favorite music and spoiled him (and his sister) in love and care. <3

Goliath & Napoleon's Mom, Breezy Rondilone

Walter came home one happy camper.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Walter

Richard took great care of my pup Walter during his walk. Walter came home one happy camper. Will definitely reach out again next times I’m in need of Richard’s service. Two dewclaws up!

Walter's Mom, Myat-Hsu Mon

We are very grateful for the attention that our cats received.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Bumi, Isis, & Shiro

Richard was amazing with our cats. He definitely has THE touch with kitties. Two days before our trip we learned that two of the cats had colds. Richard did a great job with change in the plan, giving the needed meds, and even checked in with the Vet. We are very grateful for the attention that our cats received. Thanks Richard.

Bumi, Isis, & Shiro's Mom, Michelle Harrison

I totally recommend this reliable and excellent service!

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Kit & Cash

I totally recommend this reliable and excellent service!

Kit & Cash's Mom, Sally Connell

He sends us frequent updates and is incredibly trustworthy and kind.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Chase & Lady

Richard is great with our two dogs! He has watched them multiple times when we have been on vacation and we never have to worry. He sends us frequent updates and is incredibly trustworthy and kind. Our dogs love him!!

Chase & Lady's Mom, Jennifer Sellers

Richard has a natural ability to connect with our dog.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Lula

Richard has a natural ability to connect with our dog and his compassion and professionalism are much appreciated!

Lula's Dad, Sean O'Neill

He has a heart of gold and always followed any instructions we left for him.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Lula

Love Richard. He has a heart of gold and always followed any instructions we left for him while taking care of our Lula. When we went away on a long trip he would make sure to walk her to the local pet store so she could spend her allowance on treats! Thanks Richard!

Lula's Mom, April Lemly

He treats pets with absolute kindness and love.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Chuck, Edgar, Roxy, & Lucy

I own a dog walking business in Los Angeles and Richard was the first walker I hired to help me out. He is an EXCELLENT dog walker! He treats the pets with absolute kindness and love and is also very conscientious about the special needs or instructions for each one. On top of all that, he is extremely punctual (which is hard to find in LA!) He would petsit for my three dogs and cat when I would go out of town and it was a huge weight off my mind knowing that they’d be cared for properly. You can’t go wrong hiring him to care for your pets!

Chuck, Edgar, Roxy, & Lucy's Dad, Dan Tracy

I always know my cats are in good hands with Richard!

Cat Sitting Testimonial | Charlie & Piper

I always know my cats are in good hands with Richard when I have to leave them! He’s polite, punctual, sends texts and pictures to let me know how they’re doing, and I always come back to a clean apartment (which, given how much the cats love kicking their food/litter around, is saying a ton). Would definitely recommend him to anyone!

Charlie & Piper's Mom, Kerry Vanden Bos

He took such great care of my two fur-kids while we were away.

Cat Sitting Testimonial | Monty & Bernie

Richard is just the best! He took such great care of my two fur-kids while we were away, always gave updates on how they were doing and even some photos texted to my phone. I’m not sure my cats even missed me. 😛 I never had to worry about my cats well being while on a trip thanks to him and that kind of peace of mind was pretty priceless. 🙂

Monty & Bernie's Mom, Nikki Slaughter-Adams

Our dog loves him to death, and the cats are happy with him too!

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | | Malarkey, Freya, Vela, & Kerfuffle

Richard has been coming to our house once a week for a little under two years now. Our dog loves him to death, and the cats are happy with him too! He has house sat twice when we were on vacay and he sent us daily updates that included routes of their walks and cute pics. He even celebrated birthday with our dog. He is very attentive to the needs of our pets and has taken excellent care of our house as well.

Malarkey, Freya, Kerfuffle, & Vela's Mom, Verena Hutter

He is trustworthy and always has great energy!

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Margaux

Richard walked our dog for us for over a year. He is trustworthy and always has great energy! I always felt good about leaving Margaux with Richard. My experience has been very positive and yours will be too. I recommend Richard with the highest regard.

Margaux's Mom, Lindsay Pease

If you can get Richard’s dog walking services, grab them!

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Violet

The owner of Downtown Doggies is an exceptional person. If you can get Richard’s dogwalking services, grab them! He has a genuine gift for handling and appreciating dogs, and immediately earned the adoration of my old lady collie. He is reliable, professional, trustworthy and patient. I never worry because I know she is in good hands with him. Plus a delightful person to know, for dogs and owners alike.

Violet's Mom, Sarah Smith

Our Golden Doodle quickly adopted Richard as her favorite dog walker & dog runner.

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Emma

Our Golden Doodle Emma quickly adopted Richard as her “favorite” dog walker/runner. Always on time, upbeat, enthusiastic (and fairly priced)– until our recent move he was our go-to twice a week for several months. Emma was anxious to go–rain or shine–when Richard came to the door. We loved the photos he sent on occasion showing them stopping for a water break.

Emma's Dad, Dennis Gilliam

We were so impressed with him and would highly recommend his services to anyone!

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Testimonial | Lebowski, Jade, & Zombie

Richard was our number #1 care taker of our 3 babies (2 pugs & 1 American bulldog) whenever we would go on vacation. Our 3 babies can be such a handful, but Richard was so amazing with them! He always treated our babies as if they were his own. He would send adorable pics & daily updates on how they were doing. We were so impressed with him and would highly recommend his services to anyone! Even after moving to Portland he still checks in to see how they are doing, he is the best ever!

Lebowski, Jade, & Zombie's Dad, Robert McGowan