Melinda S.

Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Under 12 hours


House Sitting

in your home
per night

Dog Walking

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

Traveling Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
House Sitting Cancellation Policy:
Dog Walking Cancellation Policy:


4 Reviews

Michelle L.
Michelle L.
Sep 2, 2018
Verified Stay

Melinda did a great job with our 2 pups for a drop in visit. She followed our specific instructions perfectly because we have a very scared pup. She did great! Definitely recommend her.

Melinda S.
Melinda S.
Earl S.
Earl S.
Dec 21, 2016

Melinda has had pets all of her life. While in college she worked as a dog sitter/dog walker to earn extra income to help put herself thru college. She has handled various types of dogs such as Akitas, Bassett Hounds, Poodles, Huskies, etc. She is an exceptional person who very caring and loves all types of animals and is a very trust worthy person. I highly recommend Melinda as a dog caregiver.

Melinda S.
Melinda S.
Deborah B.
Deborah B.
Dec 20, 2016

Melinda has been watching my fur babies for over 20 years. She is loving, responsible, compassionate and a great puppin mama when I'm away! I never worry. She will make sure your pet gets the best care whether she's taking them on walks or staying overnight. I highly recommend her. Your babies will be in good hands!

Melinda S.
Melinda S.

About Melinda

years of experience
  • Verified Enhanced Background Check

Teacher/Bunny Mom & Auntie of pups

I'm a dedicated animal lover who was raised with multiple dogs of various sizes and breeds such as Llaso Apso, Basset Hound, Akita, Siberian Husky, Pomeranian, Maltese/Pekingese and Chiuaua/Rat terrier. I dog/house sat many years in San Diego for elite country club members and continue to do so with family and friends. I've taken care of English Bulldogs, Vislas, Grey Hounds, Golden Retrievers, Labradors, Puggles, Shi Tzus, Beagles, Boxers, Basset Hounds and ...

What Melinda would like to know about your dog

Are they obedience trained? Does your dog have any special needs or medication requirements? Does your dog get anxiety when you leave and if so what is their reaction? Does your dog bark a lot and what do you do for this if your dog does?
I do not have any breed preferences.

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

When Melinda watches your pet

I love walks in the neighborhoods and at the beach.

Melinda's Service Area

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