Dog Boarding

$40
in the sitter's home
per night

House Sitting

$75
in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

$35
30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

$35
30-minute walks
per walk
Response Rate
90%
Response Time
Under an hour

Hosting Preferences

0-15
lbs
16-40
lbs
41-100
lbs
101+
lbs
Additional Preferences
  • No Females in Heat

Traveling Preferences

0-15
lbs
16-40
lbs
41-100
lbs
101+
lbs

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Melissa can host up to 6 dogs per night.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:
House Sitting Cancellation Policy:
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
Dog Walking Cancellation Policy:

Reviews

1
repeat client
9 Reviews

Jacob A.
Jacob A.
Sep 7, 2018
Verified Stay

Melissa was wonderful— communicative, knowledgeable, and took great care of our pup while we were traveling. Highly recommended!

Melissa H.
Melissa H.
Sandra T.
Sandra T.
Aug 27, 2018
Verified Stay

Melissa was great! I have two dogs who are relatively high energy and I had a last minute need for a caretaker and Melissa was able to take them. This was a first time stay and first time using Rover. They had other dogs to play with, were exercised, and were definitely well taken care of. I appreciate the fact that Melissa is a certified trainer, too. When I picked them up they were exhausted ...

Melissa H.
Melissa H.
Frank C.
Frank C.
Aug 27, 2018
Verified Stay

When we arrived at Melissa's we were a bit worried - her pup Harlem was gigantic but like everything Melissa wrote in her profile he was a sweetheart with little Albert and so was Melissa and her family - she is every bit of what she advertises. She is reliable - well trained - competent with training and smart - she read Albert perfectly and gave us great tips and suggestions. Thanks Melissa!

Melissa H.
Melissa H.

About Melissa

27
years of experience
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Verified Background Check

Certified Dog Trainer with land!

I'm a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA), and I have 15 years of working with dogs in veterinary clinics, humane societies, boarding kennels, grooming parlors, and most recently, managing a doggy daycare and teaching classes for a dog training institution. I own 13 acres of woods and fields that allows for dogs to run and play, though boarders use long lines for safety. Each dog who comes into my home will retain basic ...

What Melissa would like to know about your dog

I have 3 large to giant dogs personally, though my largest (120 lb Bernese Mountain Dog) has made great friends with a client's 8 pound yorkshire terrier! 15 years working with dogs professionally has left me fairly skilled with all breeds and types of dogs.

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 on a Farm/Ranch
Non-Smoking Household
Has Caged Pets
Children 6-12 Years Old
Has an Unfenced Yard
Has Cats
Has 1 Dog
Melissa's Pets

Harlem

Labrador Retriever
2 years, 8 mo. old, 70 lbs.

When Melissa watches your pet

My dogs, boarding dogs, and I like to walk in the woods, and hang out in my HUGE yard. I have a wide variety of dog toys, including puzzle toys and treat toys, and we love playing silly games like "find the cookie" and "hide and seek"

In Melissa's Home

Dogs Allowed On Bed
Potty Breaks Every 0-2 Hours
Dogs Allowed On Furniture

Melissa's Neighborhood

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