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

28 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. Hannah

Dog loving grad student

Charlottesville, VA, 22903

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Hannah was great; she kept me updated and handled challenges (it was raining and my dog hates water) really well! I was totally comfortable having her drop b... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
3. Nicolette

Loves dogs - big and small!

Belmont, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Nicolette is a very trustworthy dog walker, and would be a good caretaker for any pet. I have known her for many years, and would recommend her for any job! (more)"

4. Frankie

Dogs are my favorite children.

Charlottesville, VA, 22901

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"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)"

5. Lindsey

Reliable help when times get ruff!

Charlottesville, VA, 22901

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

2 repeat clients

"Lindsey has been wonderful! She has dropped in to let Bandit out several times this week while I've been at work and has given me updates with every visit. H... (more)"

6. Avantae

Big dogs and Pitties Welcome! <3

Charlottesville, VA, 22901

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

2 repeat clients

"Avantae was wonderful with our high energy puppy! You can tell she really cares about her clients needs. She put our mind at ease while we were away and upda... (more)"

7. Allison

PAWSitivly excited about dogs!

Charlotteville, VA, 22901

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

8 repeat clients

About: I am very passionate about animals! I volunteer at CSPCA where I walk dogs every weekend. I am a young person who has a lot of energy and would be ... (more)

8. Brooke

Law Student - Flexible Hours

Brsc, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"It’s always a little worrisome to use a sitter for the first time, and we were going out of town as well. Brooke was so great with the dogs and calming for m... (more)"

9. Elena

Happiest when a tail is wagging

Venable, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"My family has known Elena for years--she's a bright, responsible, and personable young woman. We were confident that she would take good care of our dog whi... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
10. Kelly

Reliable, local, and experienced!

North Downtown, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

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

19 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. Carly

Full time student and animal lover

Venable, Charlottesville, VA, 22904

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I 100% recommend Carly to care for your four legged friend! I have a puppy- weighing in at a grand 7 pounds- that would rather be glued to my hip but I have ... (more)"

12. Courtney

I will spoil your pet

Charlottesville, VA, 22911

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

"Courtney watched my pup for the weekend while I was out of town and I was so thankful! It was fairly last minute but she didn't hesitate and he had a great t... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
13. 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)"

14. Stef

Fetchin after the dog days of life

Fifeville, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Not only does Stef have the biggest heart of any one I know, she is also extremely responsible and pragmatic in her day to day life. Stef has always been a d... (more)"

15. Erin

Animal-loving grad student!

Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 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)"

16. Annalise

Lifetime Dog Lover

Main-Starr Hill, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

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

17. 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)"

18. Jen

Compassionate veterinary technician

The Meadows, Charlottesville, VA, 22901

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 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)"

19. Jessie

Fun walks and play time!

Brsc, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

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

1 repeat client

"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)"

20. Samara

UVA law student who loves all pups

Brsc, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Recommending Samara to care for your dog is easy to do. She loves all dogs and has cared for them her entire life. She is very responsible and any dog she ... (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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