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. Ruth Ellen

Flexible doggy daycare and boarding

Belmont, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

18 repeat clients

"Niko loves to stay with Ruth Ellen. He is visibly excited to go and usually pretty much exhausted when he gets back. Those are the two most important facto... (more)"

2. Stephanie

Stay at Home Dog Mom

Locust Grove, Charlottesville, VA, 22901

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

4 repeat clients

"Stephanie was awesome! She took Ghost in last minute and she and Lola were very sweet to him. <3 (more)"

3. Jacqueline

Patient Teacher ready to Host

Louisa, VA, 23093

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

1 repeat client

"Jacqueline has watched my dog Charlie for me in the past and every time she has been great. She is respectful to my rules for him and she is very attentive t... (more)"

4. Annie

Work from home & love to take walks

Little High, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

2 repeat clients

About: I love having a dog in my home and will treat your pet like family! My own boxer recently passed away, and I am looking forward to getting to know ... (more)

Confirmed President's Day Availability
5. Allison

Passionate animal lover

Staunton, VA, 24401

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

12 repeat clients

"Allison is wonderful. She's very flexible and wonderful with Drogo. He loves spending time with her and her pups. It puts my heart at ease to know that he is... (more)"

6. Mariel

SAHM who treats your dog as my own

Woolen Mills, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

8 repeat clients

"Mariel has been a great help to make my dog, Barney's transition to this new town smooth. She has two wonderful children who Barney enjoyed hanging out with,... (more)"

7. Tamara

Work from home, love hiking!

Ridge St, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

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

"Tamara was great with my pup! She was easy to communicate with and very responsive. Would definitely have Cooper stay with her again! (more)"

8. Michelle

Only take one client at a time!

Louisa, VA, 23093

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

"Michelle has been an animal lover as long as I've known her. She has been an amazing mom and foster mom to many dogs over the years, as well as cats, and eve... (more)"

9. Michael

Fenced yard and lots of play time

Ruckersville, VA, 22968

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

9 repeat clients

"They took great care of our puppy. Thank you so much! (more)"

10. Alicia

Work at Home Mommy- Loves Pets!

Scottsville, VA, 24590

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

7 repeat clients

"Alicia is so great! She is super warm and accommodating. She clearly loves all dogs and treated my dog like her own. She was also super flexible when I neede... (more)"

Confirmed President's Day Availability
11. Bernard

Homeopathic Cage Free Boarding

Barboursville, VA, 22923

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

7 repeat clients

"Bernard did a wonderful job! My dog has...issues...of an anxiety base. As soon as she got to the house, Bernard showed her that the house was full of love an... (more)"

12. Shruthi

law student, very flexible schedule

Brsc, Charlottesvile, VA, 22903

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

About: I absolutely love dogs, I have experience raising and caring for my family golden retriever before I moved to Charlottesville for law school. My fa... (more)

13. Julia

Pet Sitter in Forest lakes

Charlottesville , VA, 22911

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

23 repeat clients

"So glad we met Julia. She really liked my English Bulldog (Jeeves) and he really liked her. I am so glad she is right in my neighborhood. She sent pictures, ... (more)"

Available this weekend
14. Tara

UVA Grad, clean home, LOVE animals!

Ridge St, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

17 repeat clients

"Tara and her family took amazing care of our Sasha for an entire week! We are new to the area and had to quickly find some quality care for her. Tara graciou... (more)"

15. 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)"

16. Abigail

Abby's Adventures for Dogs!

Buckingham, VA, 23921

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

"If you're looking for someone that would treat your pet as great as you treat them, or even spoil them a bit more, you've found exactly what you're looking f... (more)"

17. Jaclyn

UVA student - I'll love your dog

Main-Starr Hill, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

"Rizzo got lots of cuddle time with Jackie. ☺ (more)"

18. Raven

Home full time, medi fenced in yard

Fishersville, VA, 22939

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

4 repeat clients

"I'm Raven's husband so I may be biased lol, but she loves animals more than anything. Our dog Sadie was recently diagnosed with heartworms and she takes such... (more)"

Confirmed President's Day Availability
19. Susan

Experienced, kind dog trainer

Orange, VA, 22960

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

13 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 dogs... (more)

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