House Sitting

in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

30-minute walks
per walk
Response Rate
Response Time
Within a few hours

Traveling Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
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6 Reviews

David M.
David M.
November 27, 2017
Verified Stay

Melanie took very good care of my dog and house. Thank you, Melanie!

Melanie D.
Melanie D.
Paige M.
Paige M.
September 28, 2017

Mel is the most amazing dog sitter we have ever had! Our dog is very old and extremely high maintenance. It takes him forever to warm up to new people, if it even happens at all. Mel was able to form an instant connection with him and he would get super excited when she came over! She kept him calm and happy with lots of love and play time. We were able to relax knowing ...

Melanie D.
Melanie D.
Kylie M.
Kylie M.
September 21, 2017

Mel is professional, trustworthy, and has the sweetest demeanor with people and animals alike. My dog can be a little timid and nervous around new people, but she's become completely at ease with Mel and gets excited every time she sees her. I know Mel has advanced degrees in both environmental and animal related fields, so I completely trust her judgement when it comes to healthy treats and getting the most out of a walk ...

Melanie D.
Melanie D.

About Melanie

years of experience
  • Verified Background Check

Active Dog Lover and Student!

I am a born animal lover who grew up surrounded by cats, dogs, geese, cockatiels, and even a pot bellied pig! Currently, I am a WWU Master's Student living in Bellingham and I would love to care for your dog! I am a professional and dedicated caregiver and I make it my priority to send regular updates so that you can relax during your time away from home knowing that your furry family member is ...

What Melanie would like to know about your dog

I love all dogs and have worked with nearly every breed at some point in my life. The more I know about a dog's personality and background, the more I'll be able to cater to their needs!

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