Spayed and Neutered Dogs
No Females in Heat
Crate-Trained Dogs Only
Our dogs had a great stay with Ruth Ellen! She was very responsive throughout the booking process and stay. Our dogs were happy, safe, and well-loved. And, we got text and photo updates while we were away. Will definitely book with her again!
We hired Ruth Ellen for the first time this past weekend to watch Ollie, our 70lb Aussie mix. He had a great time! When we picked him up he was tired and happy and was clearly comfortable and affectionate with Ruth Ellen. I also LOVED that she sent us frequent updates and pictures of Ollie - as a nervous dog mom, it went a long way towards making me relaxed on my trip. She also has ...
We've left our little girl with Ruth Ellen several times and she does very well. Ruth Ellen is very good with her and Roxie, although very much a mama's girl, seems happy to see her and loves having a fenced backyard to roam around.
Ruth Ellen's Canine Clients
About Ruth Ellen
Skilled full-time care provider/
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 ...