Melissa S.

Melissa S.

Southeastern Denver, Denver

Dog Boarding

$40
in the sitter's home
per night

House Sitting

$50
in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

$20
30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

$20
30-minute walks
per walk
Response Rate
100%
Response Time
Under half an hour

Hosting Preferences

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

Traveling Preferences

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

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Melissa can host up to 2 dogs per night.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:
House Sitting Cancellation Policy:
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
Dog Walking Cancellation Policy:

Reviews

4 Reviews
Stephanie G.
Stephanie G.
Jun 7, 2018

Melissa is great with animals! An owner herself, she has dedicated herself to animal rights. She has been a sitter for our large brood for many years, and we can always trust that our fur babies will be safe and loved when we are gone. I would not hesitate hiring Melissa!

Melissa S.
Melissa S.
Stephen H.
Stephen H.
Jun 6, 2018

Melissa has worked for me for close to 15 years. Over that time I've known Melissa to be a true lover of ALL animals; dogs, elephants, etc. Melissa has spent considerable time volunteering at the Humane Society. Her dog Marley has been her constant companion for many years. Instead of leaving Marley at home or in the car during our weekly coffee meetings, Melissa makes sure Marley has a place at our table with water ...

Melissa S.
Melissa S.
John M.
John M.
Jun 6, 2018

Melissa certainly has the core competencies and skill set of being a responsible and loving dog caregiver, no question, but it's really the intangibles that set her apart. Watching her with her own dog Marley, she has an intuitive sense for what the dog needs, what it wants, and more importantly how to appropriately play it. And as a 160 pound Great Pyrenees mix, it's almost comical how many dog lovers approach her with questions ...

Melissa S.
Melissa S.

About Melissa

30
years of experience
  • Verified Enhanced Background Check

Love dogs way more than people

I'm an obsessed dog-lover and owner of a 7-year old, 150 lb. Great Pyrenees and Bernese Mountain Dog mix that I rescued at 7 weeks old. Marley is a trained therapy dog through Denver Pet Partners and we volunteer at Swedish Medical Center and the Mt. Saint Vincent home in our free time. I have medical training including CPR and basic medical skills. Personally, I've had dogs my entire life and work full time in ...

What Melissa would like to know about your dog

Open and good with all breeds!

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

About Melissa's Home

Lives in a House
Non-Smoking Household
No Children Present
Has a Fenced Yard
Has 1 Dog, No Other Pets
Melissa's Pets

Marley

Bernese Mountain Dog, Great Pyrenees, and Mixed
7 years, 4 mo. old, 150 lbs.

When Melissa watches your pet

I'm athletic and love to be active. I would be happy to take your dog hiking, swimming or anything else that would make your dog happy!

In Melissa's Home

Dogs Allowed On Bed
Takes Only 1 Client at a Time
Dogs Allowed On Furniture
Potty Breaks Every 4-8 Hours

Melissa's Neighborhood

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