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Pet Sitting & Drop In Visits in Baxter, IA

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your cat or dog.

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Confirmed 4th of July Availability
1. Drew

I'm a veterinarian!

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mojo, my 10-year old Mini-Schnauzer, loved Drew when he came to meet us! There was an instant connection between the two of them that I couldn't deny, which ... (more)"

Available this weekend
2. Katrinna

Actived/relaxing FT Doggie care!

Altoona, IA, 50009

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Katrinna watched my baby Huckleberry a few times. He gets really bad anxiety when I leave him alone, but he was happy with Katrinna! Thanks, girl. (more)"

3. Jayme

I love furry family members!

Prairie City, IA, 50228

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am a self-proclaimed animal lover. I've owned dogs for over 12 years and volunteer with the Animal Rescue League. I've also taken some informal d... (more)

4. Donna

"I'll watch your fur baby!"

Altoona, IA, 50009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Donna has a strong love for animals, especially dogs. She's had a couple of her own dogs and treated them well. She's tusting as well. (more)"

5. Sidney

Flexible schedule, college student

Runnells, IA, 50237

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have a very flexible schedule for the most part. I mainly work at my other job Fridays- midafternoon, and monday-midafternoon. I go to school at ... (more)

6. Sara

Dog gone good sitter&house keeper

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Sara is amazing with dogs. My yellow lab had a lot of health issues and she was so helpful carrying for her. She helped me find a reliable vet...and even of... (more)"

7. Lauren

I love going on walks!

Grinnell, IA, 50112

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Lauren for 9 years, she’s always been a huge animal lover! She’s responsible, trustworthy, dependable and has plenty of experience with taking c... (more)"

8. Lisa

I love dogs & being around them!

Rhodes, IA, 50234

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Lisa Ahrens has been our animal/dog sitter for our family for 12 yrs now, an Exceptional Lady with a huge heart & tremendous grasp for caring for all types o... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
9. Lacy

Professional pet lover ready to go!

Colfax, IA, 50054

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lacy was very professional and knowledgeable. She was very accommodating with my special needs dog. She did not have any issues giving meds. And my dog loves... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
10. Sarah

Dog lover

Ankeny, IA, 50021

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am a dog lover and would love the chance to meet new dogs . I work full time Monday through Friday 8-5 . I am free all weekends , so if you need ... (more)

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
11. Jessica

Veterinary Professional

Ames, IA, 50010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jessica did a great job taking care of my rabbit Ella! She was reliable, flexible with her schedule, kept in touch (which helps keep my anxiety low when tra... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
12. Molly

If I could have 16 dogs, I would!

Bounderant, IA, 50035

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hey Pet Parents, my name is Molly and I can’t express enough how much I love animals! I have a German Shepherd so I’m not afraid of big dogs. I wou... (more)

13. Angela

Mom of 3 and Pets A Plenty

Bloomfield-Allen, DES MOINES, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Angela is a very detailed person. She follows through on every task that is assigned to her. She loves all pets and enjoys spending time with them. She i... (more)"

14. Breana

Love to take walks with dogs!

Des Moines, IA, 50317

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: My biggest passion is caring for animals, especially dogs. I always had dogs growing up but since I’ve gotten older I never really had the time to ... (more)

15. Kami

College kid with a love for pups :)

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My name is Terri W and Kami is a responsible dog owner herself. We have our own dog and Kami spends a lot of time with her by taking her in walks, playing wi... (more)"

16. Mackenzie

Dog lover!

Ames, IA, 50010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"She was very nice and knowledgeable about dogs. Very flexible and worked with me for what I needed! (more)"

17. zhaoxin

Cyclone dog lover

Ames, IA, 50014

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: Hi there, I am Lin. I love dogs and I have a cut Frenchie lives with me for 3 years, he is my best friend all time when I am in the United States i... (more)

Available this weekend
18. Alexis

Nothin’ but ❤️ for clients’ “dawgs”

Ankeny, IA, 50023

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Fair warning, I talk to dogs like they are people. I can’t help it! And yes, I have a special “talking to dogs” voice. Being away from your d... (more)

19. Chelsey

Loves playing and caring for dogs!

Ankeny, IA, 50021

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: It will be me and my daughter caring and playing with your pet. We both love and adore dogs! We will treat them as our own and give them tons of lo... (more)

20. Jeremy

Major dog lover

Ankeny, IA, 50023

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have grown up with dogs all of my life and love them incredibly. I'm very flexible and familiar with various types of training and respect the o... (more)


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