Dog Boarding

in the sitter's home
per night

Doggy Day Care

in the sitter's home
per day
Response Rate
Response Time
Under an hour

Hosting Preferences

Additional Preferences
  • Spayed and Neutered Dogs
  • Crate-Trained Dogs Only


  • Available
  • Unavailable
Ruth Ellen can host up to 2 dogs per night.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:
Doggy Day Care Cancellation Policy:


repeat clients
41 Reviews

Idil A.
Idil A.
March 13, 2018
Verified Stay

She takes wonderful care of my dog!

Ruth Ellen W.
Ruth Ellen W.
David S.
David S.
March 13, 2018
Verified Stay

We know Trooper is well cared for because she is SOOOO excited to see Ruth Ellen. A wonderful stay, as always.

Ruth Ellen W.
Ruth Ellen W.
Heather B.
Heather B.
February 1, 2018
Verified Stay

Ruth is wonderful! Very easy to work with and my dog seems so happy after he spends the day there.

Ruth Ellen W.
Ruth Ellen W.

About Ruth Ellen

years of experience
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Verified Background Check

Flexible doggy daycare and boarding

I moved to Charlottesville, VA in 1995 to earn my Master’s degree in Special Education at the University of Virginia. Between classes, I took my 120 pound Bouvier, Bear to walk the river trail at Riverview Park. I have volunteered countless hours with the Charlottesville SPCA, and found an unparalleled joy in working with animals. I have a special knack for connecting with all pets - dogs, cats, and birds alike, I am happiest when ...

Additional Skills
Oral Medication Administration
First Aid/CPR
Special Needs Dog Experience
Injected Medication Administration
Senior Dog Experience
Can provide daily exercise

About Ruth Ellen's Home

Lives in a House
Non-Smoking Household
Has No Dogs
Has a Fenced Yard
Has Caged Pets
No Children Present
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