Ruth Ellen W.

Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Under half an hour


Dog Boarding

in the sitter's home
per night

Doggy Day Care

in the sitter's home
per day
Cat care, pick-up & drop-off, bathing / grooming

Hosting Preferences

Additional Preferences
  • No Females in Heat


  • Available
  • Unavailable
Ruth Ellen can host up to 3 dogs per night.
Ruth Ellen can host up to 3 dogs per day for day care.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:
Doggy Day Care Cancellation Policy:


repeat clients
73 Reviews

Mai P.
Mai P.
Jan 7, 2019
Verified Stay

Our pup came home happy and super tired. He's been snoozing all day since we picked him up!

Ruth Ellen W.
Ruth Ellen W.
Joseph And Jeannine G.
Joseph And Jeannine G.
Nov 27, 2018
Verified Stay

Clancy had a great time with Ruth and her pack. We are thankful she was able to watch Clancy while we visited UVA (15 minutes or less from her house). Thank you, Ruth!

Ruth Ellen W.
Ruth Ellen W.
carleigh g.
carleigh g.
Nov 19, 2018
Verified Stay

Ruth Ellen is a great sitter and I would use her again! I could tell she loved my little dog as much as I do... what could be better than that?

Ruth Ellen W.
Ruth Ellen W.

About Ruth Ellen

years of experience
  • Verified Background Check

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 ...

Additional Skills
Oral Medication Administration
Senior Dog Experience
Can provide daily exercise
Injected Medication Administration
Special Needs Dog Experience

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

When Ruth Ellen watches your pet

Plenty of opportunities for exercise and socialization.

In Ruth Ellen's Home

Dogs Allowed On Bed
Potty Breaks Every 0-2 Hours
Dogs Allowed On Furniture

Ruth Ellen's Neighborhood

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