Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Downtown, Charlottesville, VA

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your dog.

1. Lindsey

Lindsey in Charlottesville

Woolen Mills, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

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

25 repeat clients

"My little Chihuahua mix loved Lindsey! She is very trustworthy and sent me picture updates while I was gone. Will definitely continue to work with her! (more)"

2. Jessica

I have lots of free time!

Fry Springs, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

1 repeat client

"Jessica did a lovely job taking my two pups on daily mid-day walks while I was away at work. I highly recommend her to anyone who is looking for someone that... (more)"

Available this weekend
3. Carmen

Best walks and snuggles around!

Main-Starr Hill, Charlottesville, VA, 22904

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

3 repeat clients

"Carmen was very nice, she came by Sat & Sunday to let my brats out to potty and eat. They seemed to really like her at the meet and greet. Roxy is usually a ... (more)"

4. Paola

Outdoorsy,responsible & loving Grad

Woolen Mills, Charlottesville , VA, 22902

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

About: My family has always been a dog-owning family so I am very comfortable around dogs of all sizes. Our current family dog is an English Golden Retrie... (more)

5. Lee

Kind and caring pet sitter

Charlottesville, VA, 22911

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

4 repeat clients

"Lee was fantastic with our two cats! She did drop-ins while we were away. Cats were loved on and we'll take care of while we're away. We recommend Lee and ho... (more)"

6. Joanna

Caring, flexible schedule

Jefferson Park, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Joanna is great with dogs of all ages and sizes! She has experience with dogs who are ill-socialized and is good at walking larger dogs. Joanna loves playing... (more)"

7. Erin

Animal-loving grad student!

Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

10 repeat clients

"Niko had a great time with Erin. She's studying to be a speech therapist, so she taught him how to talk and he told me how much he loved her. ... still not... (more)"

8. Kaitlyn

Outdoorsy dog lover here!

Lewis Mountain, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

15 repeat clients

"Kaitlyn was a great Rover find! She came over to let our dog out twice to give him some play time and expel some energy. She sent us pictures and made the wh... (more)"

9. Jessie

Fun walks and play time!

Brsc, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Wonderfully responsible and caring with our dog and home. Wish Jessie still lived nearby so we could have her sit for us all the time! (more)"

10. Chelsea

We're making "fetch" happen

Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

"Chelsea has taken care of my pets (1 cat & 1 dog) for the last couple of years. She is so wonderful that I don't think they notice I am gone. She is loving a... (more)"

11. Kelly

Reliable, local, and experienced!

North Downtown, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

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

12 repeat clients

"Kelly was a fantastic dog-sitter for Charlie while we were away for New Year's. She stopped by a number of times a day and provided text/photo updates after... (more)"

12. Kelsey

Let me talk you pup on a run/walk!

Little High, charlottesville, VA, 22902

Drop-In Visits

3 repeat clients

"Kelsey took great care of my pup and sent multiple photos during each visit. This was really important for me to see my pup was doing well so I could enjoy m... (more)"

13. Brianna

I can help when times are ruff!

Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I could not recommend Brianna enough to anyone looking for a pet sitter or dog walker. Brianna stayed at our house and watched our lab/pitbull mix, Sheldon w... (more)"

14. Stephanie

5-star treatment for every dog

Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Stephanie is absolutely awesome. There is no animal she's met and not loved. I've been happy to have her stay over at my house to keep an eye on my dogs and ... (more)"

15. Claire

Experienced Pet-Sitter!

Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

About: I'm a young professional in Charlottesville who loves to take care of animals. Before Rover, I helped raise two sweet Cairn Terriers (like Toto!), ... (more)

Available this weekend
16. Kara

UVA Psych student loves all animals

Venable, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kara is an amazing animal caregiver! Kara's super power is her ability to bond with your pet and care for your baby just as you would. We went on vacation an... (more)"

17. Tayler

Active dog lover

Charlottesville, VA, 22911

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Tayler is very dependable and trustworthy. She is a true dog lover and is great with my dog. Having someone like Tayler to care for my dog when I am away o... (more)"

18. Paige

Graduate Student and Dog Lover

Main-Starr Hill, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

"Paige was great dog-walking and occasionally dog-sitting for me. She is responsible, professional, and was very sweet with my Cockapoo, Miss Nell. I would ... (more)"

19. Travis

UVA Law Student, Expert Belly Rubs

Little High, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

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

1 repeat client

About: I'm a UVA Law student and have been around animals my whole life. Personally, my family has owned cocker spaniels and I've sat for dogs of all size... (more)

20. Bridget

I'll love your dog as my own

Main-Starr Hill, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bridget M grew up with dogs. She misses her family pet at home and would love to take good care of yours! Let her help give your friend some TLC. (more)"

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When it comes to pet care and pet sitting, pet owners in Downtown, Charlottesville, VA trust their pets with sitters on Rover.com. Over 268 pet owners have reviewed pet sitters in Charlottesville, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. Pet sitting doesn't have to be expensive. In fact, it's probably a lot more affordable than you think. You'll quickly find that there's a pet sitter on Rover for just about every price range and lifestyle. Wondering how much you might expect to pay for a pet sitter and pet care on Rover? Check out our average pet sitting rates to get an idea before you begin a conversation with a sitter who seems like a great match.

As pet lovers, we understand how difficult it can be to leave your pet when you have to head out of town. Luckily, you can find the perfect Downtown pet sitter in seconds on Rover.com. If you're looking for trusted pet sitters while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a pet sitter in Downtown Charlottesville who meets your and your pet's needs. We manually review and approve every profile on our site, and we offer tools to help you make the right decision for your pet, including background checks, sitter testimonials, community reviews. We also offer educational opportunities and extra safety tools, such as the Protection Package. And we always recommend an in-person Meet & Greet so you can see that your sitter is the perfect fit for your dog. Rover is proud to be the nation's largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers.

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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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