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.

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1. Rachael Verified Background Check

I speak love; they return joy!

Charlottesville High, Charlottesville, VA, 22901

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

"Rachael was really wonderful with my dogs and cats! First, she's just an animal lover. For my dogs, in addition to her giving them plenty of attention, she m... (more)"

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2. Heather Verified Background CheckRover 101

Dependable pet care

Charlottesville, VA, 22902

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Heather was extremely attentive to Sage's needs and patient with my lengthy explanations of his preferences and quirks. She helped him get acclimated and co... (more)"

3. Charlotte Verified Background Check

Big or small, I love them all!

Lewis Mountain, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

"Charlotte’s amazing energy rivals that of the dogs she meets - she’s loving, always ready to play, and all-around a great caregiver. On top of that, I’ve nev... (more)"

4. Beth Verified Background Check

Animal-loving UVA student

Venable, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

About: I’m currently a second year at UVA studying neuroscience. In my free time, I’m a paramedic and member of search and rescue. I also volunteer at a l... (more)

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5. Ashley Verified Background Check

Passionate & Experienced Dog Lover!

Charlottesville, VA, 22901

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

"Our dog Genny loves her stays with Ashley. Ashley always takes her on adventures, and she comes back happy and tired. (more)"

6. Mary Verified Background Check

Home full time - great back yard!

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, 22902

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Rosie always has a great time and comes home tired. Mary's boys give her lots of love and attention and she gets plenty of walks! We love sending her to Mary... (more)"

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7. Ruth Ellen Verified Background Check

Skilled full-time care provider/

Charlottesville, VA, 22901

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

"Ruth Ellen was terrific! A few hours into the day we received a thoughtful update on our dog's day. Ruth Ellen treats each dog as the individual that he/she ... (more)"

8. Thalia Verified Enhanced Background Check

Bringing Smiles To Pets And Owners

Charlottesville, VA, 22901

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Thalia, was wonderful and easy to work with. My dog was sad to say goodbye. I would defiantly use her service again (more)"

9. Abbie Verified Background Check

Dog-loving runner & home all day!

Charlottesville, VA, 22902

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

"Abbie was energetic, enthused, and took great care of the dogs. She is super intelligent and nurturing, so I totally trust her. Our 2 precious bichon frise... (more)"

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10. Allison Verified Background Check

Home all day & love to play 🐾

Johnson Village, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

"Very good experience! Kettu had a great time with the other two pups, and Allison was very communicative, and sent pictures! Thanks so much, we will be back! (more)"

11. Renee Verified Background Check

Friendly, hard-working animal lover

Charlottesville, VA, 22901

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

"I HIGHLY recommend Renee as a dog sitter/walker. I've watched her care for our many family dogs (and cats, rats, fish, frogs...) over the past 35+ years, and... (more)"

12. Madison Verified Background Check

Experienced, College-Aged Dog Lover

Venable, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

"Madison LOVEs dogs! She fosters dogs and works in the shelter. She loves to take them on hikes. Just the most caring person! I would trust her wholeheartedly... (more)"

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13. Amber Verified Background Check

Loving, dependable care-giver

Belmont, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"I've had my dog, Carter (also referred to as Corporal Carter), for nearly 11 years after rescuing him at 5 weeks old. He has been the greatest companion I co... (more)"

14. Julie Verified Background Check

Will Provide Top Notch Belly Rubs!

Main-Starr Hill, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

About: Hey There! My name is Julie O and I am a recent transfer to Charlottesville by way of California. I love dogs (and cats), and my goal with your fur... (more)

15. Jennifer Verified Background Check

Here to make your life easier!

Charlottesville, VA, 22901

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

"Jen is the ultimate dog lover. She is so stinking sweet & caring for all kinds of animals and you can tell how she spoils her own little Luna! But not just l... (more)"

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16. Ambriel Verified Background Check

Lots of love and cuddles guaranteed

Venable, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

"I am very picky about whom I allow to watch my furry family. There is no one better than Ambriel. My dog Poppy smiles and gets so excited whenever they see ... (more)"

17. Alee & Philip Verified Background Check

A happy home for your pup!

Lewis Mountain, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Alee was great with Bailey. We came to look at houses and VCU for possible college for our daughter. They went on a walk at a nearby park area. She is very ... (more)"

18. Lynne Verified Background Check

Fun, genuine, loving, honest

Kelly Town-Rugby Heights, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

"Lynne was so wonderful with our puppy Joy! This was Joy's first time spending any amount of time away from her family, and Lynne made her feel completely com... (more)"

19. Robin Verified Background Check

Responsible dog lover, fenced yard

Martha Jefferson, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

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

"Robin was great with Genny. She provided us pictures throughout her stay, and our girl came back a happy and tired pup. (more)"

20. Linda Verified Background Check

Professional dog lover!

Jefferson Park, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

"Linda was thoughtful in her communications around Rosie's day, and Rosie had a good day, including walks and lots of attention. We'll be going back! (more)"

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.

A Daily Treat: A Blog by Rover

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Book a Stay, Donate to a Cause

Sit a Dog, Save a Life lets you raise money for local dogs-in-need by doing something you do already: asking your neighbors to watch your dog instead of leaving them in a kennel. Many Rover sitters in Downtown, Charlottesville donate a percentage of their earnings to nonprofits through Sit a Dog, Save a Life. When you book with a sitter who has the Rover Donation Badge on their profile, you're helping dogs in need, right here in Charlottesville.

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