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Melissa G.

1 Review
1 Repeat Guest
$23/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 2 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK
Must Be Spayed or Neutered
Must Be Vaccinated

Melissa's Resident Pets

Lily
Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Female
6 yr 0 mo old
Zooey
Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Female
2 yr 4 mo old

Melissa's Townhome

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Small Yard
100% fenced & locked
Smoke-free home
Air-conditioned inside

About Melissa

15 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
My husband, Steve, and I own a cozy town house with a small fenced in back yard
not too far from Kingstowne and approximately a mile from the Van Dorn metro. There is lots of room for running and playing for the pups in doors, as well as enough room to enjoy some time outside in the yard. We will make sure your pup get the exercise and relaxation needed for their stay with us.

We try to take our two corgis, Lily and Zooey on at least one walk a day through the quiet neighborhoods around our house. There are several walking paths so we can enjoy some nice long walks. While our corgis are not great for running with, both my husband and I are runners, and would love to take your dog for a run if they need the energy release while they stay with us.

We have been dog owners for more than five years now with our two corgis. I have always grown up with dogs, and have more than 10 years experience around dogs. Over the past two years, I have also taken up small dog walking opportunities to enjoy some quality dog company and to stay active with a lunch time walk.

Since we have two dogs, I do require a meet and greet to make sure all the pups involved are comfortable with each other, and also so you, the owners, get to learn more about me, where I live, and interact.

Any breed and size dog is welcome, but please no dogs that display aggressive behavior or that aren't housebroken. I completely understand that accidents do happen. All pups must be flea and tick free and must be up-to-date on all vaccinations.


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Melissa G.

1 Review
1 Repeat Guest
$23/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 2 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated February 20, 2017

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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Melissa's Home
$23 /night
  • Watches up to 2 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 1 - 2 hours/day
  • Dogs will have full access outside for potty breaks
  • 2 walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
Dog Walking
$12 /half-hour
$24 /hour
  • Willing to travel 5 miles
Check-ins
$18 /visit
  • Willing to travel 5 miles
1 Review
Melissa did an excellent job watching my pups. It was so good in fact my dogs didn't even want to leave once I came to pick them up!,