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Melissa

Your Best Friend's Best Friend

Sheung wan
14 times favorited
15 recurring guests
Last contacted 3 days ago
Last active 3 days ago
Lives with 2 dogs
Lives with Mixed breed 1/2 Golden Retriever Miss p
Usually responds within few hours
<2h
Response time
100%
Response rate
Doggy day care
Daytime care, at sitter's home
150 HKD for each additional pet
400 HKD
/day
All services and rates

About Melissa

I am an animal lover having grown up with dogs of all breeds and sizes, a passionate volunteer, an animal welfare advocate and a proud dog owner. I fully understand the importance of having the right person to care for your pet(s) whilst busy with a Hong Kong work schedule or on a much needed holiday.

My husband and I, along with our rescue Golden Retriever, live in a pet friendly apartment with great neighours. I am self-employed and work from home, therefore have a flexible schedule and able to provide reliable day care, walks, pick up, drop off, play time, dog park visits, vet visits, pet sitting, house sitting and non-pet services (eg. bringing in mail, watering plants) at your convenience.

I have 20+ years of experience looking after pets, 6 years of that has been in Hong Kong.

I am comfortable with and experienced in;

  • handling large dogs,
  • providing basic obedience training
  • administering oral, topical and aural medications
  • basic grooming
During your pet's time with me, you will receive regular updates with pictures/videos, time log of walks, feedings and toileting.

Feel free to discuss with me if you have any special requirements and requests for handling your pets.

Melissa's services

At the sitters's home

Doggy Day Care
Daytime care for your dog or puppy at the sitter's home.
150 HKD for each additional pet
400 HKD
/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
95 HKD for each additional pet
195 HKD
/walk
House Sitting
Find a trusted home sitter to watch your pet overnight in your home
680 HKD
/night
Home Visits
Book a sitter to visit your home to feed and play with your pets
400 HKD for two visits a day
235 HKD
/day

Melissa also offers

Pick up / drop off

Cancellation policy: Moderate

Full refund if cancelled before noon 7 days before the booking, 50% refund afterwards

Reviews

Communication
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Profile accuracy
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Value
Dog Walking
Carly, 2019-09-23

My dog is often scared of new people and Melissa made him feel so comfortable. After only a couple days he was smiling at her and giving her ear kisses! She was conscious to focus on the things I wanted worked on with my often reactive dog and helped by sending pictures and observations after each walk. Even my other new rescue dog (who she wasn’t walking) was so comfortable with her right away. Melissa is a natural with dogs and I would highly recommend her!

Home Visits
Emilie, 2019-01-14

Melissa is such a kind lady! You can immediately see she is very experienced with dogs. She has been so sweet for our puppy Lucy and all the time shared pictures and updates with us. Would definitely recommend her.

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Melissa's Pets

Mr B
Golden Retriever
Miss p
Mixed breed 1/2 Golden Retriever

About Melissa's Home

Accepted pets

Puppies
< 1 year
Dog sizes
0-80 kg
Dog ages
0-20 years
Dog sex
Female & Male
Small animals
rodents, rabbits, ...

Melissa's home

An apartment
A medium outdoor area
Has no kids
24/7 supervision
Emergency transport

Walking areas

Nearby off-leash dog area
Urban

Skills

Specific Skills

+20 years of experience
Familiar with dog training techniques
Can take care of exotic animals
  • I speak English, Turkish, basic French and Cantonese.
  • 20+ years of experience
  • EFR Instructor and St John's Ambulance trained in First and Secondary Aid, CPR and Defibrillator use on Adults and Children
  • Currently under training for Canine CPR First Aid and Secondary Care

Can Administer

Oral medications

Experience with

Animal welfare as a volunteer
Rescuing pets

Stats

<2h
Response time
100%
Response rate
3d ago
Last activity
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Melissa

Melissa

Your Best Friend's Best Friend

Sheung wan
Doggy day care
Daytime care, at sitter's home
150 HKD for each additional pet
400 HKD
/day
All services and rates

Cancellation policy: Moderate

Full refund if cancelled before noon 7 days before the booking, 50% refund afterwards

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