Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: A few minutes

Services

Dog Boarding

$45
in the sitter's home
per night

Drop-In Visits

$20
30-minute check-ins
per visit

Doggy Day Care

$40
in the sitter's home
per day

Dog Walking

$20
30-minute walks
per walk
Cat care, pick-up & drop-off, bathing / grooming

Hosting Preferences

0-15
lbs
16-40
lbs
41-100
lbs
101+
lbs

Traveling Preferences

0-15
lbs
16-40
lbs
41-100
lbs
101+
lbs

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Melanie can host up to 2 dogs per night.
Melanie can host up to 2 dogs per day for day care.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
Doggy Day Care Cancellation Policy:
Dog Walking Cancellation Policy:

Melanie's Photos

100%
of clients received photo updates
Melanie is using the Rover app to track activity and send Rover Cards

Reviews

2
repeat clients
11 Reviews

Carlos Z.
Carlos Z.
Aug 12, 2019
Verified Stay

Melanie was great! She took care of our energetic Troy overnight on short notice. The process went so smoothly that it was seamless. It was evident that Troy definitely enjoyed his stay! Melanie also took the time to send us a couple of updates and pictures of Troy during his stay. We will definitely use Melanie in the future!

Melanie P.
Noelle Y.
Noelle Y.
Jul 16, 2019
Verified Stay

Melanie continues to be our favorite dogsitter! When an unexpected house-related issue came up while we were gone, she was gracious, patient, and helpful and helped our pups to stay calm and cared-for. We love her!

Melanie P.
Noelle Y.
Noelle Y.
Jun 17, 2019
Verified Stay

Melanie did a great job with our dogs while we were out of town. I loved getting photos each day and she followed our instructions exactly!

Melanie P.

About Melanie

7
years of experience
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

Can't wait to love your dog:)

Hello! My name is Melanie and I live in the Del Ray/Alexandria area. I truly have compassion for all animals. Dogs, in particular, have a special place in my heart. I adopted my dear Ziggy from a local rescue several years ago, but he unfortunately passed away this year after losing a battle with heart disease. Missing a furry family member can be hard, but the possibility of helping to care for your pup and ...

What Melanie would like to know about your dog

Is your doggy Potty-trained? Yes/No/Working on it
Is your doggy Crate-trained- Yes/No/Working on it
What is your fur baby's walking, feeding, exercise, and general care schedule/routine?
What special care needs might there be? (Medication, dietary concerns, allergies, etc.)
How does your dog typically interact with other dogs?
Must be flea-free

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

About Melanie's Home

Lives in an Apartment
Non-Smoking Household
No Children Present
Has an Unfenced Yard
Has No Dogs

When Melanie watches your pet

My neighborhood is a dog-lover's dream. There are several dog parks, walking trails, and parks near by. We can do whatever your pup desires from having a lazy day to playing around outside.

In Melanie's Home

Dogs Not Allowed On Bed
Takes Only 1 Client at a Time
Dogs Not Allowed On Furniture
Potty Breaks Every 0-2 Hours

Melanie's Neighborhood

Melanie's Neighborhood
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