House Sitting

in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

30-minute walks
per walk
Cat care, pick-up & drop-off, bathing / grooming

Traveling Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
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2 Reviews
Cathy H.
Cathy H.
Aug 5, 2018

Mel is terrific. She takes the time to create and send funny pictures and videos of our dog each day. While we get a good laugh, the texts also reassure us that she's looking after him while we're away.

Mel R.
Mel R.
Erin K.
Erin K.
Aug 1, 2018

Melanie is an exceptional pet and house sitter. I have trusted her to care for my 7-year-old yellow lab Casey during several week-long family vacations and have always had a wonderful experience. Knowing Casey is getting the proper love and care makes leaving town so much less stressful. Casey has a bad knee and requires someone who can adjust her walks accordingly. Melanie gives her plenty of love and attention and is great about communicating ...

Mel R.
Mel R.

About Mel

years of experience
  • Verified Background Check

Grad Student Needs Puppy Therapy

My priority is giving your pup the care that suits them best. I listen well to instructions because every pupper is unique! Does Clancy hate being alone? Is Summit best after a long walk/run? What’s Daphne’s favorite treat when she’s a good girl? Im really good at taking pics and short videos of cute moments to share with pet owners :D im in grad school and working full-time, so my focus ...

What Mel would like to know about your dog

What’s your dogs temperament, preferences and needs? How are they awesome? How are they challenging? What’s the best way to get them through challenging moments? I love cattle dogs a lot!

Additional Skills
Can provide daily exercise

When Mel watches your pet

I love runs/walks in the woods or neighborhoods, long games of fetch, soccer, or just hanging out. I’m really down to do whatever the pups wanna do!

Mel's Service Area

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