Doggy Day Care in Downtown, Charlottesville, VA

Drop off your dog at your sitter's home in the morning, and pick them up in the evening.

1. Julia

Pet Sitter in Forest lakes

Charlottesville , VA, 22911

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

13 repeat clients

"Julia was great! Our pup, Granby, has a lot of energy and she was wonderful with him. She allowed him to run around and really get his energy out. She also c... (more)"

2. Rachel

The Dog Snuggle is Real

Crozet , VA, 22932

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

2 repeat clients

"Rachel did a great job taking care of our active puppy. Diring the day she texted me a picture and an update on Harry. i highly recommend Rachel and we wil... (more)"

3. Laura

Dog Loving Family!

Charlottesville, VA, 22902

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

5 repeat clients

"Laura was great! This was my first time using Rover, and she truly went above and beyond my expectations. She was always quick to respond to my texts, gave g... (more)"

4. Susan

Experienced, kind dog trainer

Orange, VA, 22960

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

5 repeat clients

About: I have a 25 acres horse farm with about 5 acres fenced for dogs. I can also separate those dogs who prefer to not be around other dogs. Social dog... (more)

5. Tara

UVA Grad, clean home, LOVE animals!

Ridge St, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

10 repeat clients

"Would definitely use again. Flexible with pick up/drop off time. I received photos of Bailey. Bailey definitely played plenty because he was tuckered out and... (more)"

6. Sarah

Downtown dog care!

Main-Starr Hill, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

About: I have grown up around dogs and owned two as an adult. I am the go to dog-sitter for family members and friends of the family. I am an active perso... (more)

7. Mariel

SAHM who treats your dog as my own

Woolen Mills, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

3 repeat clients

"Your pets will fall in LOVE with Mariel! I travel often and used to always worry when I left my fur babies. Mariel sends daily updates with pics of them frol... (more)"

8. Sarah

Love having your dog!

Charlottesville, VA, 22911

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

1 repeat client

"I definitely recommend Sarah as the pet sitter. She was great and response to the message almost immediately. Both my dogs are so tired but happy. Additional... (more)"

9. Garth

My wife and I love our Pets!!

Charlottesville, VA, 22901

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

"Garth is an all-around great guy. We have a rather large, rambunctious dog who can be a bit of a handful, and Garth does fantastically with him. Garth is sup... (more)"

10. Laura

Scratches behind the ears

Charlottesville, VA, 22901

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Highly recommend very nice and was able to come walk my babies at the very last minute, she took both of them for a nice long walk! ? five stars (more)"

11. Kaitlyn

Outdoorsy dog lover here!

Lewis Mountain, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 repeat clients

"Kaitlyn is awesome. She is super good at keeping her schedule up to date and doing last minute walks when I'm desperate. She always sends detailed updates an... (more)"

12. Matthew

Kind-hearted graduate student

Main-Starr Hill, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

About: Ultimately, I want your dog to feel as if you never left or that they are on a vacation themselves. Previously, dogs I have cared for enjoy seeing ... (more)

13. Lindsay

Experienced dog walker!

Belmont, Charlottesville , VA, 22902

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Lindsay is wonderful! She took the time to meet with me and my puppy before her first visit so that she had a good handle on things. I'm working to train my ... (more)"

14. Brittany

Loving Care for your Furry Family!

Belmont, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Brittany was so great. I was very fortunate to have booked her last minute - the night before we had to leave! She was flexible enough to drop by the morning... (more)"

15. Logan

Will treat your dog as family!

Main-Starr Hill, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Logan did a great job with Milo. Milo needs extra long walks to get rid of his excess energy and Logan made sure to exercise him plenty. They got along reall... (more)"

16. Brittany

Caring, responsible dog lover!

Charlottesville, VA, 22901

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

About: I've had dogs my entire life and nothing makes me happier than spending time with them. Growing up, my family had multiple dogs (Golden Retriever, ... (more)

17. Marianne

Work-from-home, reliable dog lover

Locust Grove, Charlottesville, VA, 22901

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Marianne's the first person I hired through Rover, and she did a great job walking and feeding my dogs. The many photos and updates she sent during the visit... (more)"

18. Helena

Adventurous, Reliable Dog Lover!

Jefferson Park, Charlottesville , VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Helena is a tremendously gifted person when it comes to looking after of kids and pets. She really enjoys their company, understands their needs easily and, ... (more)"

19. Chelsea

Dog lover to the BONE!

Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

"Chelsea is a great caregiver! She is responsible and truly loves animals. I would recommend her to anyone looking for a helping hand with their pets. Chelsea... (more)"

20. Jenessa

Furry Friends Make The Best Friends

Fifeville, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jenessa is a totally loving, caring and awesome person. She is outgoing and kind, attentive to pet needs, reliable and responsible. She has cared for not o... (more)"

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Pet parents turn to sitters on Rover.com when they're looking for doggy-day-care. 268 owners have reviewed sitters in Downtown Charlottesville, VA, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. Since 92% of pet owners live within a short drive of a sitter on Rover, it's easy to find the perfect day care sitter near you. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating. Wondering how much you can expect to pay on Rover.com? Check out our average doggy day care rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a day care sitter. Exchange messages from your sitter's profile, ask to schedule a free in-person Meet & Greet, and book and pay on Rover. You'll receive adorable photo updates, premium insurance, and world-class support.

No more begging your friends to take care of your dog when you have a day full of meetings. With Rover, you can book dog day care as often as you need it. Drop off your dog on your way to the office, then pick them up 8 hours later when you're heading home. It's that easy. You can book dog day care (or puppy day care) any day of the week, whether it's a one-time thing, all week, or an every-Tuesday arrangement. And just like overnight pet sitting booked through Rover, you get free premium insurance, a team of safety experts available 24/7, and cute photo updates sometime during the day. It's the easiest way to find a trustworthy sitter for your dog, someone who'll treat them like family while you're at work. Find your dog's perfect sitter, book, and relax. Your dog is in good hands.

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