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Melissa

A Puppy Paradise

Shailer park
12 times favorited
3 recurring guests
Last active today
Lives with 2 dogs
Lives with Pug Cross Missy
Usually responds within few hours
<2h
Response time
100%
Response rate
Dog Boarding
24h stay, at sitter's home
20 AUD for each additional pet
35 AUD
/night
All services and rates

About Melissa

We are dog lovers who currently have 2 crazy pug crosses at home who are our children and are also foster carers for a pug rescue group so we always seem to have several extra babies at home! We are very flexible in requirements and have had many babies in care that require special attention, Be it medical or psychological and are very familiar with the special requirements of brachycephalic breeds - in particular Pugs and French Bulldogs.

For Pet sitting in our home - We are set up with multiple dog doors so pups always have access to inside and outside. Our babies always sleep inside with us and we have cameras set up to watch them whilst we are not home. We do have a few stairs at home so if your furbaby has any injuries which may be aggrevated by stairs - Sitting in their own home may be a better option.

As much as we love having fur-babies in our home, We also find some pups just prefer to be in their own home and as such we offer also Home Sitting and Home Visits. This is great if you have multiple pups, bigger pups (Our fences suit small to medium dogs) or those who just want their own space. If your unsure please just message us :)

We also offer a Dog Walking service for those pups who need a good workout or just need to get out of the house for a bit. Our availability is limited to super early morning or afternoons (Anytime on the weekend) We average about a 45 minute walk but depends on the pups requirements and find in the peak of summer we do a shorter walk then maybe some playtime at a dog park (Next to the water!)

Melissa's services

At the sitters's home

Dog Boarding
Overnight stay at the sitter's home
20 AUD for each additional pet
35 AUD
/night

At your home

Dog Walking
An experienced dog walker will pick up your dog from your home for a 30 min walk
5 AUD for each additional pet
20 AUD
/walk
Home Visits
Book a sitter to visit your home to feed and play with your pets
40 AUD for two visits a day
20 AUD
/day
House Sitting
A pet sitter stays overnight in your home and cares for your pet
55 AUD
/night

Melissa also offers

Pick up / drop off

Cancellation policy: Moderate

Full refund if cancelled before noon 7 days before the booking, 50% refund afterwards
Doggy day care and dog walks always have flexible cancellation policy: Full refund if cancelled before noon one day before the booking, 50% refund afterwards. No refund is possible after the booking has started.

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Dog Boarding
Casey, 2020-01-06

Melissa and her Mick went well and beyond looking after Dexter (French Bulldog). Constant photo updates, messages etc to re-assure me that he was well looked after and having an amazing time. Will definitely recommend Mel to anyone who needs a pet sitter and will 100% trust them to look after him again.

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Home Visits
Sandra, 2019-12-29

We are so grateful that Melissa looked after our dog Will plus two other family member’s dogs Angel & Missy...she went above & beyond, we all would highly recommend her & will be using her for our next holiday for sure! All three 🐕 loved her company & she gave them lots of cuddles xoxoxo

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Availability

Melissa's Pets

Max
Pug Cross
Missy
Pug Cross

About Melissa's Home

Accepted pets

Puppies
< 1 year
Dog sizes
0-80 kg
Dog ages
0-20 years
Dog sex
Female & Male

Melissa's home

A medium outdoor area
Has no kids
A fully fenced backyard
Emergency transport

Walking areas

Nearby off-leash dog area
Urban & Forest

Skills

Specific Skills

I speak English
+10 years of experience
Familiar with dog training techniques

We have had many babies in our home through the rescue who require medical and psychological assistance due to their terrible backgrounds. Our own girl requires medication daily due to skin allergies and has multiple medicated baths a week to help keep the allergies at bay so any special needs that your fur-baby requires is no problem at all.

Can Administer

Oral medications

Experience with

Animal welfare as a volunteer
Rescuing pets
Behavioural problems

Stats

<2h
Response time
100%
Response rate
9 h ago
Last activity
SMS
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Email
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Melissa

Melissa

A Puppy Paradise

Shailer park
Dog Boarding
24h stay, at sitter's home
20 AUD for each additional pet
35 AUD
/night
All services and rates

Cancellation policy: Moderate

Full refund if cancelled before noon 7 days before the booking, 50% refund afterwards
Doggy day care and dog walks always have flexible cancellation policy: Full refund if cancelled before noon one day before the booking, 50% refund afterwards. No refund is possible after the booking has started.

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