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Melissa

Perfect Care For Your House And Furbaby

Canberra
14 times favorited
23 recurring guests
Last booked today
Last contacted today
Last active today
Lives with 1 dog
Lives with Labradoodle Bailey
Usually responds within one hour
<1h
Response time
100%
Response rate
Doggy day care
Daytime care, at sitter's home
10 AUD for each additional pet
50 AUD
/day
All services and rates

About Melissa

Hi there! I'm a highly experienced house and pet sitter who is responsible, hard working, discreet, super clean and has a big heart. I offer very personalised services to meet the needs of the owner and their pet. You can rest assured that your furbaby will be safe and have a ball with me at your home, on a walk, or on an adventure in the outdoors. I'm available for the following services:

DOG WALKING ($27/hr) - reduced rates for regular doggy clients. Longer walks are available upon request.

HOME VISITS ($35/visit or $60/two visits per day) - each home visit goes for 1 hour. Each visit includes pet cuddles and play, feeding (if around meal times), cleaning water and food bowls, and having a house presence by collecting mail and changing blinds. I also offer dog training if you would like me to teach your furbaby a new trick or two whilst hanging out with them (I have experience being a dog walker and trainer with the RSPCA for 3 years).

DAYCARE ($50/session (4-7hrs)) - this service is suitable for someone looking to have companionship for their cat or dog for a longer period of time. This service can be provided in the comfort of their own home or I can take them out for an adventure. Evening rates to pup/cat sit are available upon request.

***NOT AVAILABLE FOR HOUSE SITTING FROM 05/10/19 to 02/12/19***

HOUSE AND PET SITTING ($60/night) - includes all animal care (walks, meals, grooming, cleaning up waste, medications if need be and of course, lots of cuddles and play), basic gardening, bins, mail collection and looking after your home and furbaby.

TRANSPORT SUPPORT ($30/trip) - this service is handy for those that are time poor and need help dropping off their furbaby to the groomer, vet, physio, daycare centres, between houses or for emergency transport.

I've really enjoyed travelling around helping friends and friends of friends take care of their houses and furbabies so I was urged by them to join this site. By nature, I'm a very responsible and risk-adverse person so I always take pristine care of other people's belongings, property and loved ones.

I'm single, a non-smoker, love to be outdoors and have been a dog owner and walker all my life. If you're looking for someone that you can trust to take care of your house and your furbaby whilst you're out of town or busy, I'm the person you're looking for.

Police check and references are available. Please feel free to contact me should you have any questions.

Chat soon,

Melissa

PS/- prices may fluctuate from week to week depending on my availability and the demand for my personalised services. Please feel free to contact me to discuss prices or to lock in a reduced future rate. Thank you!

Melissa's services

At the sitters's home

Doggy Day Care
Daytime care for your dog or puppy at the sitter's home.
10 AUD for each additional pet
50 AUD
/day

At your home

Dog Walking
Find a dog walker to collect your dog from home and take your dog for a 30 min walk
7 AUD for each additional pet
27 AUD
/walk
House Sitting
Find a trusted home sitter to watch your pet overnight in your home
60 AUD
/night
Home Visits
Book a sitter to visit your home to feed and play with your pets
50 AUD for two visits a day
35 AUD
/day

Melissa also offers

Dog training
Pick up / drop off

Cancellation policy: Flexible

Full refund if cancelled before noon one day before the booking, 50% refund afterwards

Reviews

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House Sitting
Alicia, 2019-10-03

Melissa was absolutely wonderful, best dog sitter ever, we were very impressed and can’t wait to have you look after our dog again , he was a different dog when we came home, very well behaved, the training you did with him very helped him and he really enjoyed it ! Thanks again and hope to have you again soon!

House Sitting
Laura, 2019-06-26

Melissa was outstanding, she connected with Thor immediately and she was amazingly professional. Melissa went above and beyond which made me feel at ease leaving her with Thor. I will definitely trust her again!

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Melissa's Pets

Bailey
Labradoodle

About Melissa's Home

Melissa's home

A large outdoor area
Has no kids
Emergency transport

Walking areas

Nearby off-leash dog area
Urban

Skills

Specific Skills

I speak English & French
+20 years of experience
Familiar with dog training techniques

Can Administer

Oral medications

Experience with

Animal welfare as a volunteer
Rescuing pets
Behavioural problems

Stats

<1h
Response time
100%
Response rate
7 h ago
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Melissa

Melissa

Perfect Care For Your House And Furbaby

Canberra
Doggy day care
Daytime care, at sitter's home
10 AUD for each additional pet
50 AUD
/day
All services and rates

Cancellation policy: Flexible

Full refund if cancelled before noon one day before the booking, 50% refund afterwards

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