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Melissa H.

11 Reviews
5 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 15 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:

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 Pets OK for House Sitting
Dogs, Cats, Fish, Rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, or pet rodents, Caged birds

Melissa's Resident Pets

Parson Russell Terrier
6 yr 1 mo old

Melissa's Apartment

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Children at home (5-12 years old)
Smoke-free home
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside

About Melissa

15 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Dates unavailable feb 25 june 11-13


** All dogs must be current on vaccinations

** All dogs must be spayed and neutered

** All dogs must be on flea prevention


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DROP OFF/PICK UP 7am-6pm Due to we are up early and have a busy day we are settled in for the night early.

I am Melissa I have loved animals since I was a child. Growing up I had 4 rabbits and a rat. I also grew up riding horses. I have always cared for family friends dogs while they were away. I have a 11 year old son who will be helping care for your dog. I do pet sitting as a full time job. I enjoy taking your dog on walks around the neighborhood or to a park. Your pup will be treated like a member of the family. We enjoy going fishing and camping. We also enjoy bike rides when weather is nice. I would be happy to include your dog on a bike ride if it needs to get rid of some of energy that way.

While your dog is in my care they will be kept active I enjoy taking my dog and our guest pup for walks. I like to make sure your dog is tired and happy while you are away. I believe dogs should have rules and boundaries. I do not free feed in my home. All dogs are fed in the morning and evening and separately. Due to I live in a apartment your dog must know how to walk on a leash since it will be walked around to use the bathroom. Dog must be able to leave anywhere from 2-5 hours as my son is active in sports. He plays football and basketball so he will have practice and games. Don't worry though your dog will get a long walk before we leave and a frozen kong with peanut butter inside. I do have a 5 year old jack Russell named Lilly. She does best with calmer dogs. She is also HIGHLY HIGHLY allergic to fleas. No super high energy dogs. Please bring enough food for the entire stay, treats and some favorite toys. I have extra bowls, leashes and poop bags. Drop of time can be as early at 7am pick up time no later then 6pm. Due to we get up early and have a busy day we are settled for the night early and go to bed early. New clients I like to have them arrive early enough in the day so I have time to drain energy if needed and they time to adjust before we settle down for the night.

I do require a meet and greet before booking. This gives us the chance to meet go over daily care, sleeping arrangements, feeding schedule and anything else you might need from me I can bring in mail and take care of plants also. I do stay with your pets over night. I do have dogs that I walk on a daily basis so I am not able to be with your pet(s) 24/7. They will get an afternoon check in some play time and a walk depending on weather. My son does play football and basketball. depending on the season I will be gone to take him to practice or game. I do enjoy walking dogs we will go on at least one walk a day. If you have any questions please feel free to ask.
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Can administer oral medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling

Melissa H.

11 Reviews
5 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 15 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:


  • Available
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  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated February 19, 2017


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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Melissa's Home
$30 /night
  • Watches up to 1 dog /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 2 - 4 hours/day
  • 5+ potty breaks/day
  • 2 walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$35 /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 2 - 4 hours/day
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
Daycare At Melissa's Home
$25 /day
  • Watches up to 1 dog /day
Dog Walking
$15 /half-hour
$25 /hour
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
$15 /visit
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
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11 Reviews
Melissa did such a great job, she was wonderful with our dog!! Sent pictures everyday of him. Best experience with a dog sitter would highly recommend her. I know we will be going back.
Melissa takes wonderful care of Wilbur. He looks forward to going and sleeps all the way home every time. Highly recommended by both of us. d
This is the second time Melissa has taken care of Dakota and she always keeps me posted through pictures. I felt totally comfortable because Dakota was excited to see her again. Totally recommend her!
Melissa did a super great job with our animals, she was in time for her sitting. The house was just like we left it when we hit home. I had lots of pictures of my animals . I really felt secure having Melissa take care of our little family, I tried to get her for our next vacation. But she is booked up. Anyone that needs a good sitter cal Melissa.
Melissa kept me up to date with photos and I know Dakota was relaxed because she ate her food.
Melissa is awesome! She went above and beyond. Buddy had a great weekend with her and we will definitely be contacting her again next time we go out of town. She took such great care of buddy!
Melissa is a star and our Wilbur loves to visit with her. She is quite flexible and accommodating to our crazy schedule. Melissa always has activities planned. This time she took Wilbur to the lake. He slept all the way back to Lemoore.!!
Great experience with Melissa. Ruffles, my Golden Retriever, loved her and enjoyed his stay!
Very professional dog sitter! Our dog received more attention from Melissa than he gets from us. She sent us several pictures of their daily walks several times a day. Highly recommend.
Melissa does an exceptional job.
She communicates quickly and is very accommodating to my schedule.
She keeps my bouncy teenage lab Wilbur in a family environment and he always comes home tired and happy whenever he stays.
He slept all the way home to Lemoore after this stay!
Melissa is my go to Lodi pet sitter and I can recommend her to anyone needing friendly professional care for their dog.
Melissa was a great host who walked my dog and took him to visit the local pet store. My dog Wilbur was happy when I picked him up and was obviously kept very busy during the visit. I will definitely use Melissa for a future visit.
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