House Sitting

in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

30-minute walks
per walk
Response Rate
Response Time
Under an hour

Traveling Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
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repeat clients
5 Reviews

Colin & Sarah  J.
Colin & Sarah J.
Aug 26, 2016
Verified Stay

Melissa was great! She was very attentive to our pups and gave us regular updates. They seemed to be happy and well-cared for and almost seemed a bit disappointed when they saw us walk through the door instead of Melissa. Thanks for being a great sitter, Melissa!

Melissa K.
Melissa K.
Laurie W.
Laurie W.
Feb 21, 2016
Verified Stay

Melissa did an excellent job caring for our animals and household! Since I work from home, our dogs are used to someone being with them most of the day and all night. Melissa's was able to give them the extra love and attention that they needed. We enjoyed our trip and are planning on using Melissa again in April.

Melissa K.
Melissa K.
Christopher P.
Christopher P.
Dec 23, 2015
Verified Stay

If I could give more than 5 stars I would. Melissa is fantastic and we consider ourselves lucky to have found her on Dogvacay. She took great care of our fur baby and our home while we were away for 4 days and will definitely be using her again.

She left sweet notes and pictures which were a great surprise when we got home. We got daily updates on our little one so knew she ...

Melissa K.
Melissa K.

About Melissa

years of experience
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

Columbia Pet Serivces

I recently graduated from the School of the Art Institute in Chicago and am back home in Maryland. I love animals and have 4 dogs of my own.

I am working part time as a dog trainer and am looking forward to working with many more clients since dogs are my passion.

I unfortunately can NOT host pets overnight at my house because of regulations where i'm living, but am more than happy to do ...

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

When Melissa watches your pet

Melissa's Service Area

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