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
A few minutes

Traveling Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
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repeat clients
130 Reviews

Amanda Q.
Amanda Q.
Nov 7, 2018
Verified Stay

Melissa has been such a great sitter for my puppy, Ollie. She goes above and beyond my expectations of a dog sitter. Not only does she take Ollie for walks and plays with him, but she also supports me by answering any questions or advice I have regarding his care or health. As a first time dog owner, that was very much appreciated! She is considerate of Ollie’s and my needs, and is timely ...

Melissa U.
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Mark J.
Mark J.
Nov 4, 2018
Verified Stay

Melissa did a great job visiting and walking our dogs while we were on vacation. Our 4 yo Lab and 16 yo Australian Shepherd get along well but need much different care and she was able to handle them with ease. She even brought in our mail! We’ll definitely book her again.

Melissa U.
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Tom U.
Tom U.
Oct 19, 2018
Verified Stay

As usual, Melissa performed an excellent service taking care of my dog. She showed up on time, followed my instructions to the letter and provided me with updates and a photo.

Melissa is my "go-to" person for dog walking and overnight stays. She is responsible and takes her job seriously. Rio is always happy to see her and I am always at ease when I know she is taking care of my pet.

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About Melissa

years of experience
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

Experienced & Special Needs Care

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I've had pets for most of my life, though only started caring for them around 9 or 10. Since then I've taken care of my ...

What Melissa would like to know about your dog

I have no breed preferences. I would like to know if they're house trained and if they have a tendency to bite/attack new people, especially if I need to administer an oral medication. If you have a schedule for them, I'd like to know that as well, also if you have treats and if I have permission to give them. I would also like to know if your neighborhood has sidewalks, and if not, if there’s a designated area to take your dog(s).

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

When Melissa watches your pet

I have my own personal transportation so that would not be an issue. If I'm informed of any local parks/dog parks I would be thrilled to take the dogs there as well. If your dog likes to swim and you have a pool, weather permitting I have no problem going for a swim with them. I also find washing dogs to be a fun challenge, depending on how much the dog likes it, and would have love to wash your dog for you if you needed.

Melissa's Service Area

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