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Melody R.

$27/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
List of Pets OK for House Sitting
Dogs, Cats, Fish, Rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, or pet rodents, Caged birds, Reptiles

Melody's Resident Pets

Brutus
Chihuahua
Male
2 yr 11 mo old
Other Pets & Animals: Cats

Melody's Apartment

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Smoke-free home
Air-conditioned inside

About Melody

9 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Hey there!
I'm Melody, and I would love to take care of your fur-babies (or even the ones that don't). I currently have a Chihuahua living with me for another month, and an attitude-ridden cat who is with me full-time. I grew up on a farm of sorts in the woods, so I've handled wild snakes, fed herds of cows and pigs, helped deliver piglets and puppies, cared for a cockatiel, owned a couple rabbits, had goats and roosters, and, of course, tons of cats and dogs. At one point we had 12 dogs and 4 cats because I am such a sucker for strays! These days, in a two-level apartment, I can't bring home all the strays I want-Now I just carry cat and dog food in my trunk for strays, and try to pick them up and take them to the shelter whenever I can.
In high school I did numerous public relations projects for the Humane Society and ASPCA as well as volunteer, and I continued the volunteering here in Dallas all throughout college. I still go volunteer when I can to this very day. Animals has always been a significant passion of mine, and if I can ease your mind at all when you have to be away from your babies I consider that a win-win.
I'd love to show your animals all the love and attention they need to get them through until you can be there yourselves. I don't mind cleaning up after them, special diets, medicines, walks, bathing, etc. I would prefer they be potty-trained, but I am open to negotiation. I have multiple parks nearby that my little guy loves to go to all the time! For small dogs, I don't mind them being on the couch. And, as you can see in my pictures, the cat pretty much owns a room that yours could enjoy as well.
I look forward to hearing from you and your littles very soon!
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Can administer oral medicine
Can administer injected medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling
  • Advanced senior issues

Melody R.

$27/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 July 25, 2016
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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Melody's Home
$27 /night
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for no more than 1 hour/day
  • 5+ potty breaks/day
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$40 /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for no more than 1 hour/day
  • Willing to travel 25 miles
Daycare At Melody's Home
$25 /day
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/day
Dog Walking
$15 /half-hour
$26 /hour
  • Willing to travel 20 miles
Home Visits
$20 /visit
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
Baths
$15 /bath
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 18 miles
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