Pet Sitting & 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.

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1. Maddie Verified Background Check

Online class, furry buddy friendly!

Venable, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

"Maddie is fantastic!! She is kind to my pups, takes him out for walks and to play somewhere different every day and sincerely enjoys caring for him. She sends … (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
2. Emilee Verified Enhanced Background Check

Take your dog for a walk or run!

Charlottesville, VA, 22901

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emilee did a fantastic job watching our two kitties over a holiday break. She was easy to work with and set up a time to meet in advance to go over their care … (more)"

3. Summer Verified Background Check

Attentive pet care taker <3

Charlottesville, VA, 22901

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

"Summer did a great job taking care of our babies! We came home to happy, healthy pups, if a bit tuckered out from their walks. Will book again! (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
4. Destiny Verified Enhanced Background Check

Let’s Raise the Woof

Charlottesville, VA, 22902

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

"Destiny checked on my pup when she was a little under the weather. Super thankful she was willing to come by and check on her, take her for a walk, and give he… (more)"

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5. Christine Verified Background CheckRover 101

Trustworthy + Flexible Animal Lover

Locust Grove, Charlottesville, VA, 22901

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Christine was reliable and did a great job with our cat, Bootsie. She sent check-in pictures and made sure he got tons of love and food. (more)"

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6. Emily Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

Experienced animal carer

Fry Springs, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emily has looked after our golden, Cheddar, several times now and we just adore her! We initially heard about her through a neighbor and have recommended her s… (more)"

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7. Stevie Verified Background CheckRover 101

Loving and Energetic pet sitter!

North East, Charlottesville, VA, 22901

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

"Being a newbie to Rover, Stevie was extremely kind, patient, and helpful. Any questions I had on booking or the process she looked into on my behalf. Her commu… (more)"

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8. Elizabeth Verified Background CheckRover 101

Reliable care for your beloved pet

North Downtown, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Elizabeth is one of the kindest, most thoughtful, animal-loving people I can think of! She is not only a wonderful friend but an ardent dog-lover. I trust her … (more)"

9. Misty Verified Background Check

I want your dog to be happy

Fry Springs, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

"Misty loves dogs. She is a very responsible person who puts dogs (both her own, and those of others) first, making sure they are healthy, safe, comfortable, an… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
10. Paris Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

Passionate pet lover!

Charlottesville, VA, 22911

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

"Reliable and kind. Paris showed up at the scheduled times to feed our 4 cats. Even our shyest cat came out to eat with her. Paris accommodated the shyness and … (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
11. Alessia Verified Background CheckRover 101

professional dog lover !

Venable, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

"Don’t let the limited reviews scare you away! She watched both of my dogs for a week. She was on time, sent great pictures, monitored food intake and was quick… (more)"

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12. Camille Verified Background Check

Long Walks and Happy Pups

Venable, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Camille loves all animals and I know she has missed her family pets as a student at the University of Virginia. She is a very mature, thoughtful and careful y… (more)"

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13. Angelina Verified Background Check

Dog and cat lover!

Main-Starr Hill, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My name is Christine D, Angelina is our daughter. As a family we have had a dog for 14 years, ever since Angelina was 8 years old. Angelina is the most nurtur… (more)"

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14. Skyler Verified Background Check

Can't wait to meet your pets!

Greenbrier, Charlottesville, VA, 22901

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I appreciate Skyler looking after my cats because they get great human interaction and playtime! I am at ease leaving them when I am away in Skyler’s care (more)"

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15. Jay Verified Background Check

Dog lover, walker, and caretaker!

Main-Starr Hill, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

"Jay has housed my dog on multiple occasions and has done an outstanding job every time. He is punctual, helpful, and truly loves what he does. My dog, Rocky,… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
16. Eric Verified Enhanced Background Check

Own a pet, I’d love to meet them!

Blue Ridge-Rugby Ave, Charlotteaville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Eric has had dogs for 30+ years.He loves all dogs big or small.He knows how to take care of dogs very well.He has 4 dogs of his own (more)"

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17. Landry Verified Background Check

I’m a pet-loving college student!

Venable, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

"Landry was wonderful during the drop in visits! Our cat is normally very shy and timid but we could see our cat was very comfortable while she visited. She ens… (more)"

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18. Emily Verified Enhanced Background Check

Pet-loving college student!

Venable, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emily has loved animals for as long as I have known her. She has a long history of caring for her own dogs as well as pet sitting for neighbors. When she was a… (more)"

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19. Kay Verified Background Check

Loving, fun and reliable pet care!

Fifeville, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kay was so great with my cat! She was flexible with scheduling and quick to respond. I really appreciate her taking the time for an initial visit before our fi… (more)"

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20. Bryan Verified Background Check

Lover of dogs looking to help out!

Main-Starr Hill, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bryan is a great dog carer and has done amazing with every one I've seen him with. He will for sure be a great walker and I would absolutely support him for th… (more)"

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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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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