Dog Boarding in Downtown, Charlottesville, VA

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

1. Ruth Ellen

Skilled full-time care provider/

Belmont, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Ruth took excellent care of our two pups while we were gone! She kept us up to date with messages and pictures throughout their stay. She was very accommodat... (more)"

2. Heather

Home all day—love to play

Charlottesville, VA, 22902

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Everything was so wonderful! Heather was very flexible with my changing work schedule. Her dog Jack got along with my dogs great! I would definitely recommen... (more)"

3. Rachel

Never met a dog I didn't love

Jefferson Park, Charlottesville, VA, 22904

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

"Rachel did a great job taking care of our dog while we were away. She sent me pictures while we were gone and kept in touch with any concerns or questions sh... (more)"

4. James

Active, reliable & friendly sitter

Jefferson Park, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

"James took great of my dog Curtis and was able to be flexible my schedule. Would definitely recommend James and use him again. (more)"

5. Chelsea

Gentle care for your best friend!

Johnson Village, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"I was nervous because my dog is super skittish around new people. He took to Chelsea pretty quickly and was so happy to stay with her! It is always such a re... (more)"

6. Emily

Experienced, Reliable & Flexible :)

Charlottesville, VA, 22901

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

"Emily was wonderful and very accommodating! She sent photos and videos of Poppy to keep us updated on her stay. Poppy came back super happy! My family and I ... (more)"

7. Christie

Young and energetic SITTER!

Charlottesville, VA, 22902

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

"Christie was amazing! She was responsible and friendly. She was flexible with an extra night and extremely responsive. She sent daily updates and genuinely c... (more)"

8. Sarah

Downtown dog care!

Main-Starr Hill, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Sarah is fantastic! She is caring, energetic, easy to work with, and flexible about drop-off/pick-up. Our pup had a great time with Sarah! Sarah took Rosi... (more)"

9. Matt

Highly responsible dog Lover

Belmont, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Matt is a very responsible pet owner and has raised a happy and healthy Goldendoodle. He has taken good care of our pups when needed, and has always been our... (more)"

10. Stephanie

Love being active outside with dogs

Fry Springs, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

"Our dog had a great time and Stephanie was a dream to work with. We wouldn't hesitate to go with Stephanie again. (more)"

11. Bergen

Calm demeanor

North Downtown, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

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

"Bergen did a great job with my dog Livvy! He was very flexible with my schedule and scheduled a meet and greet so that Livvy felt more comfortable during he... (more)"

12. Tara

UVA Grad, clean home, LOVE animals!

Ridge St, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Tara was wonderful! She and her family were a perfect fit for my high energy puppy. She was very understanding when Poppy had accidents in the house and char... (more)"

13. Maggie

Home FT Loving care for your Pup!

Martha Jefferson, Charlottesville, VA, 22901

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

"Maggie and Sean have watched my two dogs multiple times and they are fantastic! One of my dogs can be very anxious and she never has any problems. They have ... (more)"

14. Mariel

SAHM who treats your dog as my own

Woolen Mills, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Mariel was so great! She sent me tons of pictures and took great care of Cooper. Very responsive and I knew Cooper was in good hands. Would definitely have C... (more)"

15. Eleanor

Your dog will be my queen/king.

Main-Starr Hill, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

"My first Rover experience and it couldn’t have gone any better. I needed to leave my dog with someone on short notice and Eleanor was a godsend. Shyla was so... (more)"

16. John

Home office, yard, & nearby parks!

Kelly Town-Rugby Heights, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"John was great. Piper came home happy. John updated us throughout the stay with pictures and texts. Has a great fenced yard. Highly recommend, we would use J... (more)"

17. Leanna

Walks & cuddles & parks, oh my!

Charlottesville, VA, 22901

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

"Leanna has been our pet sitter for several years in MA, until we lost her to the beauty of her new home. We had two older Silky Terriers when she started wit... (more)"

18. Lindsey

Lindsey in Charlottesville

Woolen Mills, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

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

"We were very happy with Lindsey and her husband, Nathan--they have a great location with a fenced-in backyard and lots of room for the pups to play! I got a... (more)"

19. Valerie

Dog Loving UVa Grad Student

Fifeville, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

About: I grew up around animals, my family has had four dogs and a cat. Right now I can’t afford to have one of my own so let me take care of yours! As a ... (more)

20. Emily

Work full time, outdoorsy dogsitter

Main-Starr Hill, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

"Emily is amazing with my two pups. I even considered flying her 1,000 miles to watch them while my wife and I went on vacation. I recommend her highly. (more)"

Dog owners in Downtown, Charlottesville, VA turn to dog sitters on Rover for their dog boarding needs. Over 268 pet owners have reviewed dog sitters in Charlottesville, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. Dog boarding can be affordable, no matter where you live or what your price range may be. Curious about how much dog boarding costs in Charlottesville with Rover.com? Check out our average dog boarding rates near you to get an idea before getting a conversation started with a dog sitter on Rover. When you leave your dog with a sitter you've connected with on Rover, you can relax, knowing your dog will be treated like family.

Rover.com offers the perfect alternative to dog kennels and traditional dog sitting. The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your dog, turn to Rover for your dog boarding needs. It's easy to find a loving Downtown dog sitter on Rover who'll give your dog one-on-one attention while you're away, and your dog can enjoy a sweet staycation, right at their sitter's home. Search from hundreds of dog sitters in Downtown, Charlottesville, VA, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your dog. We know it can be tough to leave your pet, which is why we encourage every pet parent and sitter to have a Meet & Greet before booking the stay. With Rover, pet boarding is guilt-free, cashless, and convenient. That way, you can hit the road happy knowing your dog's in loving hands while you're away.

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