Melissa A.

Melissa A.

Venice, Venice, CA

Dog Boarding

in the sitter's home
per night

Doggy Day Care

in the sitter's home
per day
Response Rate
Response Time
A few minutes

Hosting Preferences

Additional Preferences
  • Spayed and Neutered Dogs
  • No Females in Heat


  • Available
  • Unavailable
Melissa can host up to 2 dogs per night.
Melissa can host up to 2 dogs per day for day care.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:
Doggy Day Care Cancellation Policy:


repeat clients
11 Reviews

Chulsoon P.
Chulsoon P.
June 6, 2017
Verified Stay

Melissa took great care of my lab, Yero, and was very considerate to cater to our situation. On the day of drop off, I had to catch a morning flight and thus had to make request to drop off my dog at Melissa's place very early in ther morning, for which she happily responded yes immediately upon. During 3 days of boarding, she took great care of my dog, and constantly provided me with updates ...

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Isaac B.
Isaac B.
May 21, 2017
Verified Stay

Melissa was great, very flexible and easy to deal with. Definitely recommend!

Melissa A.
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Ryan C.
Ryan C.
May 2, 2017
Verified Stay

Melissa was wonderful! My dog Violet came back happy and exhausted :)

Thanks again!

Melissa A.
Melissa A.

About Melissa

years of experience
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

Your dog will drag you to my home!

Grew up with a German Shepherd and a parakeet -- have loved everything on 4 legs (or 2 wings) ever since! I was a part-time dog trainer in NYC for several years, teaching Puppy Kindergarten, Basic Obedience, and private lessons, and even ran a weekly Puppy Play Group. I've also volunteered for several rescue groups in both NYC and LA, the latest being West Side German Shepherd Rescue. My home is located in a beautifully manicured ...

What Melissa would like to know about your dog

Does your dog have any behavior issues such as resource guarding, leash aggression, separation anxiety, destructive chewing, etc? Up to date on vaccinations? Dog MUST be housebroken, spayed/neutered, and have on a collar with ID tags!

Please note that I live on the 2nd floor with access by stairs, not elevator.

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

About Melissa's Home

Lives in an Apartment
Non-Smoking Household
No Children Present
Does Not Have a Yard
Has 1 Dog, No Other Pets
Melissa's Pets


8 years, 8 mo. old, 48 lbs.
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