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.

Available this weekend
1. Ashley

Experienced, flexible, and loving

Charlottesville, VA, 22911

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Ashley is an experienced caregiver who shows a great deal of maturity in understanding the needs of our dogs. She is abound with love for all pets and always... (more)"

2. Lindsey

Lindsey in Charlottesville

Woolen Mills, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

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

28 repeat clients

"Lindsey was wonderful -- she made leaving my wonderful dog for the first time to go on a trip much easier. Lexi (my dog) seemed to have a great time, and I ... (more)"

3. Lucy

Free until 5 - Short Notice Ok!

Ridge St, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

12 repeat clients

"Lucy was prompt, flexible & profession! (more)"

Available this weekend
4. Paola

Outdoorsy,responsible & loving Grad

Woolen Mills, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Love Paola. She is great with Waffles and quick to respond. Very flexible. (more)"

5. Jessica

I have lots of free time!

Fry Springs, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

2 repeat clients

"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)"

6. Stephanie

Home full-time

Locust Grove, Charlottesville, VA, 22901

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

2 repeat clients

About: Compassionate, responsible and reliable would be the three words past clients would describe my service. I've cared for a wide range of pets from f... (more)

7. Hannah

Dog loving grad student

Charlottesville, VA, 22903

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Hannah was very easy to schedule with and responded promptly to texts. She came round to look after my dog as arranged at lunchtime and gave me updates as to... (more)"

8. 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)"

9. Annalise

Lifetime Dog Lover

Main-Starr Hill, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Annalise is great! We will definitely use her again! (more)"

10. Jen

Compassionate veterinary technician

The Meadows, Charlottesville, VA, 22901

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Jen was great! Even though she was only here to give our dog a short bathroom break, she sent a full report and lots of cute pics of our little hound! (more)"

Available this weekend
11. Frankie

Dogs are my favorite children.

Charlottesville, VA, 22901

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Frankie has loved animals since she was little but dogs have always been her greatest love. Her work ethics, intelligence and compassion exceeds most people ... (more)"

Available this weekend
12. Carmen

Your dog's next vacation!

Main-Starr Hill, Charlottesville, VA, 22904

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

5 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)"

13. Erin

Animal-loving grad student!

Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

12 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)"

14. Marshall

Home w fenced yard near dog park!

Fry Springs, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

4 repeat clients

"Marshall is fantastic with dogs, providing training, affection, and plenty of exercise. He gets along great with my two dogs, who adore him. Sometimes I feel... (more)"

15. Kelly

Reliable, local, and experienced!

North Downtown, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

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

15 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)"

16. Elena

Happiest when a tail is wagging

Venable, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Aside from being a smart and very responsible young woman, Elena went beyond what we expect in walking our eighth month old shep twice a day. Most days at le... (more)"

Available this weekend
17. Carly

Full time student and animal lover

Venable, Charlottesville, VA, 22904

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Carly has taken in my wee little dog Marlo for the past few Winter and Summer breaks and he could not be happier! She's so attentive to him that he always co... (more)"

18. 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)"

19. Samara

UVA law student who loves all pups

Brsc, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Samara loves dogs more than anyone I know. She is very responsible and caring, and will take wonderful care of your furry friend. I could not recommend her m... (more)"

20. Ana

the answer to life is always dogs

Woolen Mills, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Ana took great care of our big Lab and we greatly appreciated the pictures and her excellent communications. First rate work! (more)"

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