Medical Tourism for Pets!

Over 40% of the U.S. Population is within one day’s drive to Helping Hands.

We have negotiated pet-friendly rates for local hotels:

*Fairfield Inn & Suites Richmond Short Pump/I64 

Book Your Corporate Rate for Helping Hands Here  (subject to availability) 

The Pet fee is $10, discounted down from the regular $50 *NOTE THIS DEAL IS ONLY FOR THIS SPECIFIC LOCATION

*Candlewood Suites Richmond-West 2100 Dickens Rd (just 5 miles from helping Hands)

They have a special rate for HH clients (subject to availability), waive the pet fee, and have no weight/breed restrictions *NOTE THIS DEAL IS ONLY FOR THIS SPECIFIC LOCATION

*THE WESTIN RICHMOND 6631 West Broad Street Richmond, VA 23230 

They have a special rate for HH clients (subject to availability), they waive the pet fee, and a are dog only hotel (no cats), and only dogs 40lbs or under *NOTE THIS DEAL IS ONLY FOR THIS SPECIFIC LOCATION

Client Lounge (CHILLY’s CHILL ZONE)

Relax in our client lounge while your pet is in our care.

  • Complimentary Coffee and Soft Drinks
  • Complimentary Snacks
  • Wi-Fi
  • Comfortable Couches
  • Large Screen TV
  • Wii Gaming Console
  • Magazines and Books
  • Information About the Local Area Including Maps and Visitor’s Guides.

20 Things to do in Richmond While Waiting for Your Pet

Visit and you can spend your time in Richmond enjoying these attractions:


History “Best U.S. Historic Destinations” – US News & World Report

Outdoors  “Best River Town in America” – Outdoor Magazine



Dining  Many local restaurants are winning national awards.

  • BBQ – Buzz & Ned’s, Q Barbecue & others.
  • Name your taste and budget and we will provide recommendations.

Craft Breweries

  • Within 5 miles – 8 craft breweries, including Hardywood, Strangeways, Ardent.
  • Mekong – Voted #1 Great American Beer Bar in the Nation 2014 –