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Melissa S.

16 Reviews
8 Repeat Guests
$25/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 7 days notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 16 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
List of Breeds Not Accepted
Alaskan Malamute, Pit Bull - American Staffordshire Terrier, Boxer, Pit Bull - Bull Terrier, Bulldog, Bullmastiff, German Shepherd Dog, Great Dane, Greyhound, Mastiff, Mixed Breed, Rottweiler, Pit Bull - Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Pit Bull - American Pit Bull Terrier

Melissa's Resident Pets

Hazel
Rat Terrier
Female
9 yr 6 mo old
Leo
Rat Terrier
Male
8 yr 6 mo old
Other Pets & Animals: Rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, or pet rodents

Melissa's House

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Children at home (Under 5 years old, 5-12 years old)
Large Yard
100% fenced & locked
Smoke-free home
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside
Great for senior pets
Dog door access

About Melissa

5 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
I have boarded dogs in my home since 2011. I have so many wonderful customers and i love each dog as my own. In addition to the safe and secure boarding of your dog we provide lots of room to run and play in the fresh air. I want dogs to come into my home feeling loved and safe while you, the dog parent, is on vacation.
I now have an employee here to help with the my growing business. We together provide twice the love and twice the care for your dog(s).

Dogs are crated for safety purposes. All dogs have an inside/outside routine. All dogs eat inside there provided crate. This ensures that no dogs fight over food and your dog wont eat something that can make them sick.
NO LARGE BREED DOGS PERMITTED. 25lbs or less please.

Drop off/Pick up times: 7am-9am or 430p-6pm
Flexibility available for later pick up times.
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Melissa S.

16 Reviews
8 Repeat Guests
$25/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 7 days notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 16 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated October 9, 2016

Credentials

Course 101 Graduate
By completing courses at DogVacay University, hosts learn about best practices to help them provide the highest quality care for your dog.
Course 102 Graduate
By completing courses at DogVacay University, hosts learn about best practices to help them provide the highest quality care for your dog.
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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Melissa's Home
$25 /night
  • Watches up to 5+ dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for no more than 1 hour/day
  • 5+ potty breaks/day
  • 0 walk/day
  • Pets will sleep in a crate
Daycare At Melissa's Home
$18 /day
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/day
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$15 each way
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
16 Reviews
Melissa is the best! We have been using her daycare service twice-weekly over the past month and our dog Reggie is always excited to arrive at her house. He seems to have a lot of fun and is well-loved while he's there. We love the action photos throughout the day and the updates on how he did. We are very grateful to have found Melissa and will definitely book her again in the future.
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Melissa is great! It was my puppy's first time with a daycare. My dog was very happy. I would highly recommend Melissa!
Melissa went out of her way to help us with during a recent family emergency. Even though our dog was a first time boarder, she enjoyed her stay and adapted quickly to a different environment. She found a special friend with one of the other dogs & loved running in the big backyard. Thanks Melissa for sending photos & a video of her special vacay at your house.
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We appreciate Melissa is always flexible and we appreciate that she accommodates our schedule. Zooey has fun during her stay and that is what we want!
This was not the first time we left our pup with Melissa. She was great the first time and didn't disappoint the second time. We will continue to leave our girl with Melissa.
This was our first time leaving our dog Zooey with Melissa. She seemed happy and tired when we picked her up. We enjoyed the photos of the first day of her visit. It would have been nice to have receive photos of her throughout her stay.
I've used Melissa to watch my dogs a few times now and i've been satisfied. My dogs are small and require a lot of attention so it's nice to have them in an environment with a mix of other dogs to socialize. She seems to have alot of
experience & knowledge about dogs as well. She had a nice and comforting sleeping arrangements and a big yard for them to run around. She is organized, friendly, and flexible. I would use her services again. Thank you!
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Very happy with Melissa...super sweet..great yard for the dogs. Thank you Melissa:)
Great back yard for the dogs to run! Melissa got back to me right away and was flexible when my plans changed. I would use her again!
Tonto was a happy camper. Melissa is very easy to be with. We will use her again.
Melissa is great and provides an excellent environment for her guests. I loved that she sent me several pictures of Toby during the week. Toby was a very happy boy during his stay with Melissa!
This was a first experience for my dog, Chloe, and for me, to leave her in a strange, new environment for several days. After meeting Melissa and seeing her home and yard, I was confident that Chloe would be very safe and in good care. Melissa was very loving to Chloe, handled her special food needs and medication. I would highly recommend her, and will use her again, if the need arises.
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It was our first time to use Melissa. She was good at keeping us informed and returning calls, etc. Henri seemed to do very well and was in good shape and spirits when we picked him up.
My dog was so happy and had a great time!! Melissa also sent me pictures and kept me updated with how my dog was adapting. I will definitely be going to Melissa again!!
Melissa is great!! She responded to my request within 1 hour. She is affordable and great with dogs! We were at my parents about 30 minutes away and she met us halfway for the drop-off and pick-up just to help us out and make our trip even more convenient. All she asked that we bring was her food, leash, and her bed for something that smells familiar. During our vacation she sent us pictures and texts up let us know how echo was doing :-) Overall, Melissa is wonderful, if we are in town and need a pet sitter again I will definitely go back to her.
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I can tell Thunder has so much fun with Melissa and her gang. Melissa sent pictures on what Thunder is up to and he looks so happy considering it's his first time to be with other dogs. I will definitely ask Melissa to take care of Thunder again!
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