Melissa S.

Response Rate: 90%
Response Time: Within a few hours


House Sitting

in your home

Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins

Dog Walking

30-minute walks
Cat care, pick-up & drop-off, bathing / grooming

Traveling Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
House Sitting Cancellation Policy:
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
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repeat clients
16 Reviews

Sandra N.
Sandra N.
Aug 5, 2018
Verified Stay

Great job! Melissa went far above the basics both times we have used her services. I will use her the next time I need a sitter for my fur babies. Thank you, Melissa!

Melissa S.
Melissa S.
Lisa S.
Lisa S.
May 5, 2018

I was so reluctant to leave my fur babies with someone I didn't know, but Melissa has been wonderful! She comes on time and sends me pictures and updates while she's at my house. They get on her lap and she loves on them as though they were her own. One of my dogs was limping and Melissa took the time to cuddle with him and comfort him; she even offered to take him to ...

Melissa S.
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Jason H.
Jason H.
Apr 27, 2018
Verified Stay

Melissa was AMAZING... she did so good with our baby and put us at ease.. if you are as picky as we are about our Rottie, then Melissa is your go to

Melissa S.
Melissa S.

About Melissa

years of experience
  • Verified Background Check

Experienced & Caring Animal Lover!

I have grown up and worked with a variety of pets and have always had dogs that are more than a pet, they are family members! Each family member has a different personality that I learned to adapt and tend to their special needs. I have loved and cared for a range of breeds and various ages from puppies to the blind/hearing impaired and even administering insulin. I believe each dog deserves to have ...

What Melissa would like to know about your dog

What energy level is your dog (for walking preferences)?
Feeding/Potty Schedule?
Good with other dogs/cats/children?
Any medical history that would be good to know.
I have no breed preferences.

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

When Melissa watches your pet

I love going on dog walks, the zest for life my dog has when outside is inspiring! I like to give time for the pups to explore because in my experience they are investigators and need to continuously understand their environment. Going to dog parks and throwing a ball with a dog is the most fun! After all, a dog in full motion is a beautiful sight!

Melissa's Service Area

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