Response Rate: 90%
Response Time: Under an hour

Services

House Sitting

$30
in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

$15
30-minute check-ins
per visit
Cat care, pick-up & drop-off, bathing / grooming

Hosting Preferences

0-15
lbs
16-40
lbs
41-100
lbs
101+
lbs
Additional Preferences
  • Non-neutered Males Accepted, Spayed Females Only
  • No Females in Heat

Traveling Preferences

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

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
House Sitting Cancellation Policy:
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:

Reviews

7
repeat clients
12 Reviews

Hannah C.
Hannah C.
May 4, 2018
Verified Stay

Melanie is fantastic!!! My dog is a rescue, and it takes a long time for him to trust or feel comfortable with a person.....Not with Melanie though! He immediately loved her!!! Shes extremely personable, sends pics every day after visiting Leo, and is pretty much a dog whisperer. Hire this girl!

Melanie Q.
Melanie Q.
Shaena U.
Shaena U.
Mar 17, 2018
Verified Stay

Melanie and her dog were very sweet, and they wore out my 9-month old puppy for the afternoon :) Hope for more walks in the future!

Melanie Q.
Melanie Q.
Amy and Jonathan D.
Amy and Jonathan D.
Mar 14, 2018
Verified Stay

Melanie is a wonderful pet sitter. She took care of our beloved Tinsley in his final months. Taking care of senior dog has its challenges and Melanie was a big help. She cleaned up many messes that were made in Tinsley's crate. She was always very thorough with her Rover cards. She was also very flexible and was able to work around showings for our house (which is up for sale). While we still grieve ...

Melanie Q.
Melanie Q.

About Melanie

11
years of experience
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Verified Background Check

Will work for dog kisses & cuddles

I moved to Pittsburgh to attend grad school at Duquesne University where I am studying conservation biology. I have been working with Big Cats (lions, tigers, etc) for the past 5 years. In addition, I worked at vet offices through high school and undergrad. So I have plenty of experience with animal care. Though I love working with the big kitties, I’m a dog person more than a cat person. I recently adopted my ...

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

About Melanie's Home

Lives in a House
Non-Smoking Household
Has 1 Dog
Has an Unfenced Yard
Has Cats
No Children Present
Melanie's Pets

Victor

Cat
4 years, 1 mo. old, 10 lbs.

Gram

Labrador Retriever and Mixed
2 years, 5 mo. old, 60 lbs.

When Melanie watches your pet

In Melanie's Home

Dogs Allowed On Bed
Potty Breaks Every 2-4 Hours
Dogs Allowed On Furniture

Melanie's Service Area

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