Response Rate: 90%
Response Time: A few minutes

Services

House Sitting

$30
in your home
per night
Cat care, pick-up & drop-off, bathing / grooming

Traveling Preferences

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

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
House Sitting Cancellation Policy:

Reviews

5
repeat clients
11 Reviews

Diana J.
Diana J.
Sep 4, 2018
Verified Stay

I cannot express how happy I was with Mel. I am very thankful for Mel, her professionalism, and her genuine love of dogs. She took the time to come and meet us beforehand to get to know our fur baby and understand his needs. She sent plenty of pics and we were so happy to see our pup enjoying her company.

Melanie P.
Melanie P.
Kristen Z.
Kristen Z.
Aug 16, 2018
Verified Stay

Melanie is such a wonderful sitter! She sent tons of pics, is so considerate and thoughtful, and really works to maintain consistency with your pup when gone. Absolutely will continue to work with Melanie!!

Melanie P.
Melanie P.
Kate L.
Kate L.
Aug 7, 2018

Melanie is great! Pick her! Melanie stayed with our dog, Scout, at our house for one week. She was extremely conscientious of our house and dog before and during the stay, making sure she knew the routine and asking us before doing things like taking Scout on excursions outside the neighborhood. She sent regular updates, including many photos of Scout having way more fun than she normally gets with us! Melanie is a warm, trustworthy ...

Melanie P.
Melanie P.

About Melanie

5
years of experience
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

Shy/Anxious Dogs | Positive Methods

My professional work history includes a year as a "social worker" at a nonprofit rescue organization. (Having just finished my Master of Social Work [MSW] program with an interest in animal-assisted therapy and veterinary social work, this job was a perfect fit!)

I specialize in shy, quiet dogs, though I'd love to spend time with your happy-go-lucky pup as well. My experience working in shelters has honed my skills for helping anxious pups feel safe ...

What Melanie would like to know about your dog

Personality, favorite treats & activities, likes/dislikes, history with previous sitters, special needs (medical, etc.)

Additional Skills
Oral Medication Administration
Senior Dog Experience
Can provide daily exercise
First Aid/CPR
Special Needs Dog Experience

When Melanie watches your pet

Walks, play (with and without toys!), cuddling, and learning new tricks!

Melanie's Service Area

All stays booked on Rover receive our Rover guarantee, 24/7 support, and our reservation protection.