Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

30-minute walks
per walk
Response Rate
Response Time
A few minutes

Traveling Preferences



  • Available
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Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
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repeat clients
63 Reviews

Krystyna H.
Krystyna H.
Oct 4, 2018
Verified Stay

Melinda is simply A-MAZ-ING! This was the first time I had to leave my pup while I went out of town. I was a nervous wreck but Melinda treated my puppy so well; as if he was her own. The peace of mind she gave me was priceless!!!

Melinda J.
Melinda J.
Matthew S.
Matthew S.
Sep 27, 2018
Verified Stay

Kind. Sweet to the pup. Went out of her way to take care of him while he was hurt. Highly recommend melinda

Melinda J.
Melinda J.
Andrew C.
Andrew C.
Sep 16, 2018
Verified Stay

Melinda is absolutely the best! She takes awesome care of our somewhat high maintenance puppy, is super responsive and gives fantastic updates!

Melinda J.
Melinda J.

About Melinda

years of experience
  • Rover 101
  • Verified Enhanced Background Check

Home Full Time! Military Spouse!

I have been around dogs since I was born (not to give my age, but over 45 years!) I grew up with a Collie and a Miniature Schnauzer. During my marriage, I have had 5 Labradors. I currently have a Great Dane, Kalliope, who is a true Dane and Couch Potato, not to mention, a Great Leaner! ! I grew up in Virginia, lived all over the world (thanks to my USMC husband), moved with dogs-in-tow ...

What Melinda would like to know about your dog

I love all dogs, but large breeds are my specialty! I am very comfortable with Great Danes! One of my Danes was deaf, so I have experience working with deaf dogs. Do you have any medications or specific needs for your dog? Any special quirks or loves your pup might have?

Additional Skills
Oral Medication Administration
Senior Dog Experience
Injected Medication Administration
Special Needs Dog Experience

I live near 8th and I, Capitol Hill, SE. We would go on walks around the area or play in Lincoln Park, if your pup likes that! I also love just cuddling or playing with your pup!

Melinda's Service Area

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