Melanie S.

Response Rate: 80%
Response Time: Under 12 hours

Services

Dog Boarding

$40
in the sitter's home
per night

House Sitting

$40
in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

$20
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
  • Spayed and Neutered Dogs
  • No Females in Heat

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.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:
House Sitting Cancellation Policy:
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:

Melanie's Photos

70%
of clients received photo updates

Reviews

8
repeat clients
30 Reviews

Agnes T.
Agnes T.
Sep 7, 2019
Verified Stay

Melanie was amazing as always, she took care of our Zora before we moved away from New York. It is so lovely to see the bond they share. We hope they get to see each other soon again.

Melanie S.
Sara S.
Sara S.
Aug 19, 2019
Verified Stay

Melanie was able to hop in and give our pups some nice exercise while we were out of town! She even sent us a message when she saw our boys with their other walker to tell us how cute they looked!

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Danny G.
Danny G.
Aug 17, 2019
Verified Stay

Melanie was honestly amazing. My dog is getting pretty old and has had some health issues lately, so leaving him behind is always stressful and a little scary. But Melanie made everything amazing - multiple daily updates, photos to show how happy he was, and she even was willing to go get more of his meds from his vet when he ran out. She returned him to me super happy, healthy, and with a new ...

Melanie S.

About Melanie

4
years of experience
  • Verified Enhanced Background Check

Vet Tech With Years of Experience

After 6 years as a special education teacher, I've made a career change that allows me to follow my passion - animals! I currently work as a veterinary technician while walking and boarding animals in my free time. For the past year, I've walked and boarded dogs through Rover. com, and I have volunteered at animal shelters for the past 15 years. I also adopted a senior beagle who was deaf and had arthritis, Cushing's ...

What Melanie would like to know about your dog

Before I board or sit for any dogs, I'd like to know about any behavioral challenges a dog may exhibit. I'm also concerned about a dog's medical conditions, or if they have special needs that I can address while they're in my care.

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

About Melanie's Home

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

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 Neighborhood

Melanie's Neighborhood
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