House Sitting in Capitol East, Des Moines, IA

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1. Bailey

Bailey Jo's fun pet vacation

Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

6 repeat clients

"Bailey was amazing, she is very good with dogs and it helped alot knowing that my dogs would be well taken care of while I was on vacation. I will definitely... (more)"

2. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Stacey stayed at my home while I traveled. She's professional, reliable, great with my dog, good communicator. Highly recommend! (more)"

3. Laurel

Dog mom ❤

Beaverdale, DES MOINES, IA, 50310

House Sitting

8 repeat clients

"Laurel was fantastic. She was incredibly flexible and patient as I made last minute changes to dates and location. Our dog is very anxious but did beautifull... (more)"

4. Claire

High-Energy Dog Lover <3

Westwood, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting

3 repeat clients

"Claire was fantastic! She was incredibly responsive whenever we reached out to her, and we can tell that she really understood and appreciated the unique per... (more)"

5. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Lisa was great. She took the time to come meet us and spent time getting to know the dogs, their routine & habits. Everything went smoothly with her stay. Sh... (more)"

6. Calvin

I love dogs and making others happy

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Calvin is a responsible and caring person who loves animals and will be a reliable worker for anyone looking to hire him to watch their dog. (more)"

Available this weekend
7. Kennedy

Dog Loving Downtown Girl

East Village, des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I'm a junior at the University of Northern Iowa studying Marketing and Textiles Apparel. I'm very excited to be home for the summer in Des Moines. ... (more)

8. Chelsey

I am very loving and flexible.

Union Park, des moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Chelsea has always loved dogs. She actually loves almost all animals. She has taken care of her own dog to the point that he is a faithful companion to her a... (more)"

9. Mackenzie

Let's run, walk, play, and pet!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mackenzie is the BEST! I have a large German Shepherd who is a ball of energy, but very sweet -I must add, anyway she handles him so well. She showers him ... (more)"

10. Adam

Unconditional love for all dogs

Drake, Des moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: Have been caring for dogs my entire life, dogs are just what make me happy. I love to play with all kinds of dogs. As far as care go, I always star... (more)

Available this weekend
11. Rachel

4 dogs of our own!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rachel is an all around animal lover! She takes great care of any animal, including her own four dogs! She will care and love your pet as her own! (more)"

12. Chace

Ill walk your dog down my last name

North Of Grand, des moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Chace really helped us out when we needed someone to watch our dog Simon when he wasn't feeling well and we couldn't stay home with him. He was responsive a... (more)"

13. Catherine

Who let the dogs out? I'd love to!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines , IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: Coming from a family that couldn't have dogs due to my mom's allergies, I took to the neighborhood and have been taking care of people's fur babies... (more)

Available this weekend
14. Atalie

Your dog is in good hands!

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"A good friend connected me with Atalie in 2016, when our elderly Golden Doodle had a very complicated knee surgery. We needed someone to watch the house and ... (more)"

15. Brianna

A pro used to animals of all sorts!

Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brianna did a good job taking care of our dog and cats while we were gone. And when our planned leaving and return times got shifted, she was very accommodat... (more)"

16. Selena

It's Like a Vaca for Your Fur Baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Selena watched my two pups when I went on vacation. She treated them wonderfully, took them on walks and played fetch for hours, which my lab absolutely love... (more)"

17. Megan

I'm very connected with animals!

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been with dogs almost my entire life. I aspired to be a vet all the way through high school and I even provided amateur vet services on my m... (more)

18. Heaven

Will spoil with lots of love!

Kirkwood Glen, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Heaven is a great dog mom! She loves dogs and I know she'll take good care of any dog left with her. She has a big soft spot for dogs and falls in love with ... (more)"

19. 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)

20. 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)

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