Melissa S.

Melissa S.

Drop-In Visits

$16
30-minute check-ins
per visit

Doggy Day Care

$33
in the sitter's home
per day

Dog Walking

$20
30-minute walks
per walk
Response Rate
80%
Response Time
Around an hour

Hosting Preferences

0-15
pounds
16-40
pounds
41-100
pounds
101+
pounds
Additional Preferences
  • Non-neutered Males Accepted, Spayed Females Only
  • No Females in Heat

Traveling Preferences

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

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Melissa can host up to 2 dogs per day for day care.
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
Doggy Day Care Cancellation Policy:
Dog Walking Cancellation Policy:

Reviews

5
repeat clients
16 Reviews

Annalia J.
Annalia J.
Jan 30, 2018
Verified Stay

Melissa is amazing! Arya had so much fun walking with her. Definitely will be rebooking with her again!

Melissa S.
Melissa S.
Anne R.
Anne R.
Nov 2, 2017
Verified Stay

I hired Melissa to walk one or both of my dogs for a few days each week. I was starting off slowly to see if she would work out. She was here a total of two weeks. I had to travel to NYC last week on business and booked Melissa to walk both of my dogs, a chocolate lab. and a golden retriever, two dogs who need exercise, for three days. We went back and ...

Melissa S.
Melissa S.
Michelle V.
Michelle V.
Oct 16, 2017
Verified Stay

I wish I could give her 10 stars! Melissa is the best! My dog suffers from separation anxiety and that comes with a lot of baggage! Melissa stepped up to the challenge and has catered to his every need for the past 3 weeks. This includes taking him wherever she goes- to the pet store, to Endicott Park where they stare at horses, to run errands, etc. Two days before she started sitting for us ...

Melissa S.
Melissa S.

About Melissa

9
years of experience
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

Dog trainer & sitter!

*PLEASE DO NOT CANTACT UNLESS YOU ARE READY TO SET UP A MEET & GREET*
I am currently in school to become a certified dog trainer and have 9+ years of experience! I've worked in shelters, daycares, rescues and currently dog walk and pet sit. I am very flexible and can schedule you on a late notice. I love to see the dogs excited and ready to take on the adventures of the day! I ...

What Melissa would like to know about your dog

Before our first day together, I would like to know the age, breed, aggression/anxiety issues and what your dog likes to do. For example, favorite places to go, favorite ways to get energy out, does he/she like water, toys, treats etc.

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 a House
Non-Smoking Household
Has 3 Dogs
Has an Unfenced Yard
Has Cats
No Children Present
Melissa's Pets

Duke

German Shepherd Dog and Great Dane
3 years, 6 mo. old, 86 lbs.

Rajah

2 years, 1 mo. old, 11 lbs.

B

7 years, 9 mo. old, 90 lbs.
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