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. Rachel

Animal Aficionado & College Student

Main-Starr Hill, Charlottesville , VA, 22309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 repeat clients

"Rachel stopped in to check on our cat a few times while we were out of town. She sent us updates and a great pic of the kitty! All was well when we got home. (more)"

2. Kathryn

Pawfessional attention for your pup

Downtown, Charlottesville , VA, 22902

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

13 repeat clients

About: I love all dogs, big or small, furry or fine. I will give them all the love and attention they require and take them on the best adventures. I hav... (more)

3. Erin

Animal-loving grad student!

Charlottesville , VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 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)"

4. 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)"

5. Kayley

Caring, Trustworthy Premium Service

Charlottesville, VA, 22902

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Kayley was an awesome pet sitter! When she came over for our meet and greet, our cat came running up to her, and he doesn't usually take the time to check a... (more)"

6. Laura

Dog Loving Family!

Charlottesville, VA, 22902

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

3 repeat clients

"Laura was so great with Bowser- they connected as soon as they met! She was very responsive, caring, and kept me in the loop while I was away! I knew Bowser ... (more)"

7. Alyse

I love your pup!

Jefferson Park, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

"Alyse is an extremely reliable dog sitter. We've used her several times to watch our family's dogs and she's been outstanding. She is very accommodating and ... (more)"

8. Marianne

Work-from-home, reliable dog lover

Locust Grove, Charlottesville, VA, 22901

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"There are people who love dogs, and then there are genuine "dog people." Marianne is both. She takes the extra step to understand the routine and preferences... (more)"

9. Julia

Proud rescue pup mom & UVA student

Venable, Charlottesville , VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Excellent! I would highly recommend Julia! My mind is at ease knowing that she is dropping by to take care of my "pups" during my work day. Perfect in every ... (more)"

Available this weekend
10. Kelly

Reliable, local, and experienced!

North Downtown, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

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

6 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)"

11. Katlin

Experienced animal care for all!

Little High, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

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

"Would definitely have Katlin over to take care of our pups again! We had to be out of the house for an extended period of time one day, so Katlin came over t... (more)"

12. Alex

Summer Dog Sitter

Venable, Charlottesville, VA, 22093

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alex did a great job! She was professional, punctual, and flexible. She sent pics to let me know everything was great with Wilbur and I would highly recommen... (more)"

13. Kasey

UVA student, full-time dog lover

Venable, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kasey occasionally watches my dogs Dipper and Cassie when I go out of town. They absolutely love her because she takes them on both walks and runs every day ... (more)"

14. Rachel

Animal loving UVA graduate student

Venable, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

About: Hi! My name is Rachel, and I am in my second year of grad school in the Curry School of Education. I was born into a dog loving family, and have ha... (more)

15. Shannon

I just really love dogs

Venable, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I've grown up with dogs and I love them like crazy. I dog-sat for local families through high school, and interned at a vet office for two summers ... (more)

16. Mike

Caring, Experienced Pet Sitter!

Fry Springs, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Mike was flexible with our vacation schedule and took care of our dog and cat very well. He was very responsive and committed. He sent us pictures everyday... (more)"

17. Lalin and April

Two girls and a cat near UVA

Fry Springs, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, 22903

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

7 repeat clients

"Lalin and April quickly responded to our last minute request and saved the day! They took great care of Lucy and I would definitely use them again! (more)"

18. Mallory

Genuinely wants to hang out w/ dogs

Belmont, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"I have known Mallory for 16 years and during that time I have seen firsthand her love for animals. She recently lost her elderly family dog and is looking to... (more)"

19. Caroline

Can't wait to meet your pup!

Jefferson Park, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Caroline has been raised with pets in her home her entire life. She loves all animals. She is accustomed to the daily routine of taking care of animals and l... (more)"

20. Matthew

Kind-hearted graduate student

Main-Starr Hill, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: Ultimately, I just have a good connection with dogs and enjoy being around them. Previously, dogs I have cared for enjoy seeing me again and again ... (more)

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