Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Under half an hour


House Sitting

in your home
per night

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
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3 Reviews
Emily D.
Emily D.
May 30, 2018

I've known Melissa my whole life and have always known her to be extremely loving of dogs in general, and she has always been great with my own dogs. She is very conscious of their needs and loves playing with them, as well as simply spending time with them.

Melissa L.
Melissa L.
Priya G.
Priya G.
May 30, 2018

Having known Melissa my entire life, I have always associated her with a love for dogs. From playing with her childhood dog, to watching her interact with my own and those of many of our friends, to seeing the volunteer work she has done with many dogs throughout the years, it is easy to see how comfortable she is with dogs and how effortlessly she makes dogs feel safe around her. She is excellent with ...

Melissa L.
Melissa L.
Melody W.
Melody W.
May 29, 2018

I've seen Melissa care for many dogs and she is always extremely loving and caring. Definitely a great person to watch your dog for you, I can guarantee your dog will have be extremely safe and have a ton of fun!

Melissa L.
Melissa L.

About Melissa

years of experience
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Lifetime dog lover of every breed!

I’m a 22 year old civil engineering student at the George Washington University, originally from CT, looking to spend my free time taking care of your dogs! I grew up with large dog breeds but have taken care of dogs of all sizes. I’m happy to accommodate anything your dog may need on a walk or drop in visit. I have dog sat both in CT and in DC over the years as ...

What Melissa would like to know about your dog

Is your dog high energy? Are they food motivated? Are there any medical conditions I should be aware of? How well do they behave on the leash? No breed preferences! Love dogs of all shapes and sizes!

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

When Melissa watches your pet

Happy to accommodate the needs of your dogs, whether they need to go on a run rather than a walk or need something a little more relaxed. Happy to play with dogs outside during drop ins as well!

Melissa's Service Area

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