Creatures Great & Small

Call now: (434) 973-4437

As an established pet care center in Charlottesville, VA, we pay close attention to the overall physical and emotional health of the animals to ensure they're a happy, healthy pet! Tours are welcomed, by appointment.

**Due to our specializing in high-anxiety pets and our increased grooming volume since Covid, we do need to schedule tours to ensure we have ample time to spend with you. Call (434) 973-4437 to schedule.

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  • Experienced in all dogs & cats
  • Health, well-being of all animals imperative
  • No toxins used at any time
  • Hand stripping for ultimate coat on terriers
  • No cage drying for your pet's safety

Boarding & Daycare

  • Ideal for every breed from toy to giant
  • Rehabilitation & geriatric care
  • Special care of nervous & aggressive animals
  • Puppy preschool, day care
  • Basic obedience

Boarding & Daycare Rates and Information

Here at Creatures, we base the care on the individual pet's needs, not the weight of the pet.


  • Dogs: $35.00/night
  • Cats: $20.00/night

There is a fee of $17.50 for dogs and $10 for cats that are picked-up after NOON.

Long-Term Boarding: Boarding periods of one week or greater must be paid in advance. Discounts for multiple pets and long-term stays may only be authorized by management. These are only given by request.

As of April 1, 2023, boarding rates will increase to:

  • Dogs: $40/night, *additional $5.00/night for all unneutered (intact) males over the age of 6 months or aggressive dogs
  • Cats: $30/night
  • Half-day charges will still apply for pick-ups after 12 noon. Those charges will be $20.00 and $15.00, for dogs and cats respectively.
  • For extreme geriatrics, an additional $5.00/night fee may be applied depending on the condition of the pet and the level of care required (daily bathing, handfeeding, s-q fluid administration, etc.).


  • $25.00/day

Daycare is only offered Monday - Friday. Pets that attend Monday through Friday will be expected to pay for four days and will receive one day free.

Holiday Policy

  • There is a three-night minimum. If the reservation is for the minimum and you pick up early, you will be charged for the three-night minimum.
  • There is a 72-hour cancellation policy. Any change of reservation, or cancellation requires 72-hours’ notice to allow us to fill your reservation. Failure to provide 72-hours’ notice, results in a 2-night penalty.
  • Reservations must be held with a Credit Card, which will be billed (the 2-day penalty) in the event of cancellation or reservation change within the 72-hour period prior to original reservation.

2023 Holiday Blocks

During the following dates, Holiday Policies are in effect.

  • Easter: April 5-10, closed for pick-up and drop-off on April 9
  • Memorial Day: May 25-29, closed for pick-up and drop-off on May 29
  • Independence Day: June 29-July 5, closed for pick-up and drop-off on July 4
  • Labor Day: August 31-September 5, closed for pick-up and drop-off on September 4
  • Thanksgiving: November 21-26, closed for pick-up and drop-off on November 23
  • Christmas though New Year’s Eve: December 21 – January 2, 2024, closed for pick-up and drop-off on December 25 and January 1, 2024