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Melanie S.

3 Reviews
$30/night
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  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 20 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Strict

Pet Requirements

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

Melanie's Resident Pets

Zoey
Pit Bull - American Staffordshire Terrier
Female
1 yr 3 mo old

Melanie's House

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Children at home (Under 5 years old)
Pets allowed on furniture
Great for senior pets
Air-conditioned inside
Smoke-free home

About Melanie

6 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Hi there! My name is Melanie and I have always worked with animals! I have volunteered hundreds of hours to The Humane Society of Tampa Bay and took in many dogs as a foster parent for months at a time, ranging from breeds and ages (some were even too young to adopt). I have a very gentle dog currently and she loves other animals. If, however there is ever an issue with my puppy and the clients animal I AM able to gate off a section of the house and in any case, I am good about properly introducing and slowly working on any issues between dogs. I can watch any breed for as long or short as needed and can handle more than one. The smaller they are, the more I can take. My home is just shy of 2,000 sq feet and i have a lot of grass area. The neighborhood is not on a busy road. Also, my animal is up to date on all vaccines and is spayed so I do ask yours are at least up to date on vaccines and flea prevention. Please feel free to contact me night or day!
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Can administer oral medicine
Post-surgical pets
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets that require medicine
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Advanced senior issues
  • Not yet house-trained
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling

Melanie S.

3 Reviews
$30/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 20 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Strict

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated November 29, 2016

Credentials

Background Checked
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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Melanie's Home
$30 /night
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/night
  • Dogs will never be left unattended
  • 5+ potty breaks/day
  • 2 walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
Daycare At Melanie's Home
$25 /day
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/day
Dog Walking
$20 /half-hour
$30 /hour
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
Check-ins
$20 /visit
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
Baths
$15 /bath
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
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3 Reviews
Melanie & her beautiful family took the BEST CARE of my beloved Prospect while I was away to spend Thanksgiving with my daughter & grandchildren. I interviewed several sitters and I couldn't have made a better choice with Melanie!
Like many others interviewed several sitters and I couldn't have made a better choice with Melanie!
Like many others have commented, I will NEVER board my pup again. God willing, Melanie will be our "forever" pet sitter.
Melanie could tell I had some anxiety about leaving my little girl with anyone -- it wouldn't have mattered who it was. She made me extremely comfortable before I even got on the plane to leave. Melanie sent me pics of Prospect relaxing comfortably in her home less than an hour after I dropped her off. Melanie's thoughtfulness in taking the time to do this for me meant the world to me because I left her home with tears in my eyes! Melanie also took the time to let me call & talk to Prospect and she sent pics regularly over the 8 days I was gone. While I missed my little girl every day, Melanie made this the VERY BEST pet sitting experience I have ever had. And I know that Prospect felt the same way!
I have nothing but PRAISE for the loving care that Melanie and her family gave my Prospect while I was away.
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It worked out great. Our puppy Loki was very well take care of.
Melanie was great taking care of my puppy for the weekend while I was away. She sent me daily updates and pictures of our dogs playing together.
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