Melanie & Chris

Loving Care for your Pets and Home, the Same as our Own!

New Orleans, LA, US

Reviews (26)

Corrie

Melanie is a very friendly, charming person. I was lucky enough to be able to talk to her before and after my trip. She sent me photos and updates of the

Rotterdam, Netherlands · 13 May - 17 May 2019
Katie

This is the second time Melanie and Chris have looked after our animals (in different houses/countries). They were our very first trusted housesitters four

Guadiaro, Spain · 19 Dec - 24 Dec 2018
Nanette

Melanie and Chris, plus Melanie's dad, took care of our boy kitties and our house for a week. We returned to a spotless house, with beds changed and towels

Tucson, AZ, US · 03 Nov - 10 Nov 2018
Arden

I can't recommend Melanie enough! She was communicative from the very start and asked questions that showed me she was really invested in the well being of

Chicago, IL, US · 24 Oct - 28 Oct 2018
David

Melanie and Chris were excellent pet caretakers and housesitters--I could not have asked for better care of our dogs and our house. If you are lucky enough

Colorado Springs, CO, US · 21 Sep - 23 Sep 2018

References (24)

Kim

I have used Melanie to pet sit and house sit for me, when I was living in Colorado, many times. She is quite capable with my dogs and cats and they never

House & pet sitting reference · 29 May 2013

About

Hi, we are Melanie and Chris, a semi-retired couple. Our two passions in life have always been sharing our lives with our many companion animals and traveling the world. We can't think of a better way to see the world than enjoying the

Why we want to house sit

Traveling as a tourist and staying in hotels is a far different experience than "living" in a community. We have always enjoyed our travels and explorations so much more when we're somewhat rooted into an area. We also love animals and miss

Our experience

We have had rescue cats and dogs our whole lives, as well as some fish, turtles and hamsters. Several of our pets have been medically compromised, requiring medications, IM and subcutaneous shots, renal drip hydration and other modalities

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Reptiles
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Livestock

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • Austria
  • Barbados
  • Belgium
  • Bermuda
  • Cambodia
  • Cayman Islands

Profile details

Age
Melanie 63 and Chris 65+
Occupation
Retired and Semi-retired teacher, self-employed
Travelling
With a partner