melanie sartain

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How do you serve precious pets?

  • Pet Grooming
  • Pet Training
  • Pet Meds Administration
  • Pet Daycare
  • Pet Sitting
  • Pet Taxi
  • Pet Boarding

How do you keep pets lookin' sharp and squeaky clean?

  • Pet Bathing / Shampoo
  • Pet Brushing
  • Pet Dematting
  • Pet Deshedding
  • Pet Haircut / Shave
  • Pet Ear Cleaning
  • Pet Fluff Drying
  • Pet Hair Conditioning
  • Pet Nail Trimming
  • Pet Teeth Brushing

What part of the animal kingdom do you serve?

  • Cats
  • Chinchillas
  • Dogs
  • Ferrets
  • Fish
  • Frogs
  • Gerbils
  • Guinea Pigs
  • Hamsters
  • Hedgehogs
  • Mice
  • Rabbits
  • Rats
  • Turtles

On a scale of snail to elephant, what size animals do you work with?

  • 20-39 lbs
  • 40-79 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
  • under 20 lbs

Pet Certifications

  • American Red Cross Pet First Aid and CPR Certified
  • Certified Professional Animal Care Provider
  • Certified Professional Pet Sitter (CPPS)

Cat-astrophes happen! What is your cancellation policy?

  • 72 hours notice required

Which part of the country do you serve pets?

Northern VA: Burke, Springfield, Alexandria & Annandale

What year did you begin serving pets?

Pet sitting - 1990; Dog training - 2018; Dog grooming - 2020

How did you hone your craft?

I have been an animal lover all my life. I have dedicated my life to caring for animals anyway I can, which includes taking a variety of basic, intermediate and advanced courses to better assist with that care.

What tip would you give pet parents for working with animals that you've learned as a pro?

The best tip I can provide to pet parents is to build a strong bond with your pet, you won’t regret it!