Melissa A.

Response Rate: 90%
Response Time: Under an hour


Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

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

Traveling Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
Dog Walking Cancellation Policy:


repeat client
4 Reviews
Brittany L.
Brittany L.
Jun 19, 2017

Melissa is AWESOME with pets of all kinds, especially her beloved pups! If you know Melissa you know her dogs, because of how much she adores them. She is a true dog-lover, and treats every animal as her own. You can trust that she will spend quality time with your dog while being reliable and professional!

Melissa A.
Melissa A.
Terri L.
Terri L.
Jun 18, 2017

You won't find a more compassionate or trustworthy person to help with your pet! Melissa loves animals, especially dogs and she will exceed your expectations. She has treated my animals with great care and love and they love her too! Pick Melissa and you won't regret it one bit!!!!

Melissa A.
Melissa A.
Chelsey W.
Chelsey W.
Jun 15, 2017

I have known Melissa for about 6 or 7 years now. She is a very kind and loving person who would never harm anyone or anything. Anyone who knows Melissa well would probably say she loves animals more than she does people. I have seen her with her own pets and with mine and she is always very loving and wanting to be surrounded by animals, especially dogs. When she first adopted one of her ...

Melissa A.
Melissa A.

About Melissa

years of experience
  • Verified Background Check

Active, lifelong pet owner!

I'm a high school art teacher and I have the summer off. I have two dogs of my own, a border collie/akita mix (8 years) and a chocolate lab (9 years). I have completed dog training courses with puppies so I am aware of training basics. I have always had pets growing up and have a very special place in my heart for animals. The value of exercise for our animals is very important ...

What Melissa would like to know about your dog

Before sitting a dog, I'd like to know temperament and personality traits, where they enjoy and don't enjoy being touched, and any medical needs.

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

A dog with me will burn off excess energy and prevent boredom by going for walks and hikes. I enjoy playing fetch with dogs and even some training through positive reinforcement.

Melissa's Service Area

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