Doggy Day Care in Capitol East, Des Moines, IA

Drop off your dog at your sitter's home in the morning, and pick them up in the evening.

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1. Kendra

Home full-time, dog park fan!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Kendra was friendly and kind, she was great with our dogs and very honest and up front about an issue that came up. Our dogs came home and slept the rest of ... (more)"

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2. Jill

Home full time & large fenced yard

Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Jill is wonderful! My 3 dogs go absolutely bonkers when they know they are going to over to Jill's, they love her and she loves them! It's like a mini vacati... (more)"

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3. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Rhonda is an outstanding dog sitter as well as a great customer service professional. She's very flexible and accommodating as far as owners' needs in that ... (more)"

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4. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Candace has been our most trusted Dog sitter for many years. She is very trustworthy caretaker for our canine family member. As long as Candace is availabl... (more)"

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5. Lori

Let's play in my big backyard!

Windsor Heights, IA, 50324

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

"My pug Rita loves staying with Lori when we’re away! She is trustworthy and so accommodating. Her dog gets along with everyone and enjoys having new company ... (more)"

6. Katrinna

Actived/relaxing FT Doggie care!

Altoona, IA, 50009

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

"Katrinna is kind, passionate, trustworthy and a lover of all doggos. I know personally she takes her own dog on walks everyday outside, visit the other anima... (more)"

7. Gaibrien

Home 24/7 - large fenced in yard

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

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

"Gaibrien has been watching my dog, Delia, who is a very nervous, high anxiety Dalmatian/Terrier mix for almost five years now. Gaibrien goes to our house eve... (more)"

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8. Caitlin

Cozy home with fenced yard to share

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Caitlin is an extremely responsible and conscientious young woman, with an uncanny knack for animals. I would trust her immensely with my pets. Her house and... (more)"

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9. Justin

Home full time, lot of running area

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

About: Love dogs, nonabusive. Only use yes and no commands, as well as treats, to reward dogs. I've had 2 prior dogs in my live as well as one service do... (more)

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10. Spencer

I LOVE to care for and walk dogs!

PLeasant Hill, IA, 50327

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

"I have known Spencer for many years. He has always been an animal lover and especially loves cats and dogs. He is always gentle and caring towards animals an... (more)"

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11. Tiffany

Your dog is part of the family here

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

About: I have well over 24 years caring for dogs. I believe a house isn't a home without a dog. We (me and my family) lost our dog, Teddy, about 11/2 year... (more)

12. Christina

Large fenced yard with dog leashes.

Accent, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Christina loves working with animals and taking care of them. She is great with all dogs and really down to earth. She loves playing with dogs and taking the... (more)"

13. Beth

Home during the day! Fenced in yard

Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: I am a dog lover. I will provide daily walks either around the neighborhood. At my home, I have a decent sized fenced in yard. The yard is great fo... (more)

14. Felicia

Peace Love and Paws

Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Callie had a great time at Felicia's! She played all day with her dogs and can home happy and tired. We will have Callie visit at Felicia's again. (more)"

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15. Alison

Puppy play zone!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

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

"Ali is one of the kindest and most caring people I’ve ever met. She absolutely adores animals and would be perfect for this job. She owns two dogs and they a... (more)"

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16. Dina

Home full time, large fenced yard

Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"I have known Dina for over 30 years, and for the majority of that time, she has been a devoted Mom to her fur babies, dogs and cats both. For awhile, she wa... (more)"

17. Taylor

I love dogs and the outdoors!

des moines, IA, 50309

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

About: Hi I'm Taylor! I am a junior at Drake University studying Biology and Psychology on the pre-medicine track. I'm looking for some extra part time bu... (more)

18. Erick

I’ll run w/ your dog-Home full-time

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Erick is a very responsible and caring dog sitter. He has had a love for animals ever since he was a kid. I remember on his 6th birthday party we got ponies ... (more)"

19. Kelsey

Home full time no kennel time

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

About: I have been working with a variety of animals for the last seven years. I have multiple certificates, including animal husbandry, animal control of... (more)

20. Darren

Responsible,reliable, caring.

Des Moines , IA, 50317

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

"Darren made his dog hamburger and rice to mix with her food as she got older. He LOVED his Sammy girl. He has cared for my pup many times. He is patient a... (more)"

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