House Sitting in Capitol East, Des Moines, IA

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight in your home.

1. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Everything went very smoothly while Stacey house sat with Java and Mocha during our recent five-day trip. We received regular photos and updates. Stacey was ... (more)"

2. Rachel

4 dogs of our own!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Rachel was very friendly and helpful during the initial visit. Her husband did help with the dogs but I never met him or interacted with him. The dogs ... (more)"

3. Chelsey

I am very loving and flexible.

Union Park, des moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Chelsey is very loving and caring with all different kinds of animals. She is very dependable and will love and take care of your pet as though it was her own. (more)"

4. Laurel

Dog mom ❤

Beaverdale, DES MOINES, IA, 50310

House Sitting

9 repeat clients

"My husband and I recently took our honeymoon out of the country. We have 3 high energy dogs and finding the right dog sitter was a priority. I have to say no... (more)"

5. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"This is only the second time that our boys have been left with sitters that aren't family. Yet, Lisa has become their favorite sitter already. Champ the chih... (more)"

6. Adam

Student missing playing with dogs

McKinley School, Des moines, IA, 50315

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

3 repeat clients

"Adam was great! He took good care of my two rambunctious pups on short notice. Communication was great and I felt good about leaving them in his capable hand... (more)"

7. Sidney

big fenced in yard to play!

East Village, Des monies, IA, 50309

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

About: I'm a proud fur mom to a 1year old husky! Have babysat dogs many times including animals with medical needs. I have also trained service dogs. I'm ... (more)

8. Caitlyn

100% chance of spoiling your dog

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Caitlyn loves animals, she is always volunteering to help ARL or organizations in need. Sge is responsible and would trust her with my furry baby and in my ... (more)"

9. Juna

I love any and all dogs!

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: I have taken care of my own dogs, along with watching them for my professors and friends. I can take care of any kind and would love to do so! I am... (more)

10. Molly

Flexible Schedule, Fun, Dog Lover!

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Molly is an amazing and so loving with pets. She has always loved my 4 and adapted well to all their energy and attitudes. Molly provides the same love to my... (more)"

11. Hannah

Your dog will be happy with me!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Hannah was great & very responsive! I will definitely book with her again. (more)"

12. Rainie

Experience with all types of dogs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I love all pets, but dogs have always been one of my favorites. I grew up in a house with numerous dogs, but I've recently moved away to go to scho... (more)

13. Katie

Absolutely love dogs!

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am an all around animal lover! I love to meet all kinds of new dogs and get them out to have fun. I'm completely open right now so time restricti... (more)

14. Payton

Will care for dog like it's my own.

Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been around dogs my whole life. They are, in my opinion, the best companion someone can have. I have had experience with pretty much all siz... (more)

15. Aleksandra

Passionate Animal Lover

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

1 repeat client

"Aleksandra absolutely loves animals, especially dogs. She has a knack for attracting and loving dogs. She loves playing with them, taking them out for walks,... (more)"

16. Tianna

Flexible w/lots of free time!

River Bend, des moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am new-ish to this field, but am working towards getting more experience and eventually certification as a groomer and trainer. I have volunteere... (more)

17. Sarah

I'll love your doggo as much as you

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah would be great sitter for any dog. She has watched our 9 month old puppy multiple times and my wife and I trust her completely. We have had dogs in our... (more)"

18. Christine

Dog Pawsitive

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have 15 plus years of pet walking and pet sitting dogs and other interesting pets. Years ago when I started my business, my intent was to make it... (more)

19. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

1 repeat client

"Morgan did a great job with our pooch Peter. She was terrific at following our detailed instructions. Send a few update via texts with photos of Peter. The... (more)"

20. Maranda

I'll walk your dogs in the wood.

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I'm 22 living in DSM trying to explore the area some more with a buddy by my side. Love to stay active and enjoy as much time outside as possible. ... (more)

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