Melanie

Traveling Animal Lover

Tuscaloosa, AL, US

Reviews (5)

Laurie

Melanie provided dog and housesitting for us over a 5-day period. She was very responsive on the front end and proved to be very reliable while she was

Edmond, OK, US · 11 Apr - 16 Apr 2019
Chris

Melanie did an outstanding job for us sitting at our house and watching our cat and dog while we were overseas. Both pets took a shine to her, and we were

Atlanta, GA, US · 27 Mar - 07 Apr 2019
judy

Melanie was awesome! She watched over our three dogs, one of which is an elderly Weiner dog that needed medication. We came home to happy, happy dogs who

Tallahassee, FL, US · 17 Mar - 25 Mar 2019
Nancy

Melanie was a great sitter for our pup Luna. She communicated with us regularly with photos and updates. We really appreciated her flexibility when we

Swannanoa, NC, US · 12 Feb - 20 Feb 2019
Susan

Melanie is definitely a 5 star sitter in every way. She graciously arrived a day early because we had to be at the airport earlier than we expected the next

Griffin, GA, US · 21 Jan - 25 Jan 2019

References (1)

River

I have known Melanie for lots of years, as a neighbor and friend. She grew up around many different types of animals and particularly loves cats and dogs

Character reference · 12 October 2018

About

Hi, I'm Melanie! I'm a semi-retired software developer in my 50s. I've been through extensive background checks for previous jobs. I can speak rudimentary French, Spanish, and Portuguese and would be happy to learn the basics of any

Why I want to house sit

My kids are both grown and live on opposite coasts of the US and I visit them both frequently. I take care of my mother in Alabama for a week or 2 at a time, every couple of months. In the interim, I travel. Since my schedule allows me

My experience

I love animals and have had pets of all kinds - and can take care of plants, given clear instructions. I'm a neat freak and super clean. I've also owned 3 homes and am fairly handy.

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Reptiles
  • Horses
  • Fish
  • Birds
  • Small pets

Availability

August 2019
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Preferred countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Aland Islands
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra

Profile details

Age
52
Occupation
Software Developer
Travelling
On my own