Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Capitol East, Des Moines, IA

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

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1. Summer

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Summer responded to us quickly and was very easy to work with on times and arrangements, especially since we were asking for the next day! She sent AWESOME p... (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 fantastic! She has taken care of my boys (Slugger and Rocky) on and off over the last five years. She's taken them to the vet for me, let them out ov... (more)"

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3. Ally

I'll scratch your dog for hours

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Having never used Rover.com I had no idea what to expect. After meeting with Ally I had no doubts that she would be able to handle my dogs while we were out ... (more)"

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4. Amber

I'll play with your dogs and cats

Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amber took care of our elderly cat for for over a week. She took time to make friends with him and send pictures everyday. She also left the feeding area c... (more)"

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5. Debbie

Your Dog Will Be Part of the Family

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Debbie came by to put Sadie out and even took pictures to show me that Sadie was in the backyard. I’m grateful to have her stop in to let her out when I can’t. (more)"

6. 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)"

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7. Jasmyn

Will run w/dog and have toys!

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jasmyn has been a dog sitter for us on many occasions when my family have gone on vacation, she is a great young lady, very determined and focused on whateve... (more)"

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8. Katie

Reliable, life-long dog lover

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katie was fantastic to work with! She was available to meet me and my dogs and help me on short notice and it was obvious she took great care of them on the... (more)"

9. Rebecca

I will treat your baby like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Rebecca loves dogs and has been great when watching my lab! She is responsible and always takes my dog out on adventures! I’d recommend her to anyone. (more)"

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10. Allyson

Dogs are family & deserve the best!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Allyson was great! She asked the right questions to understand Nora’s needs and took great care of her during her visit. Nora loves Allyson and we will defin... (more)"

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11. Amanda

Fenced-in yard and a love for dogs!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"I've known Amanda for a few years and seen her interact with animals all the time! She is truly one of the most caring people that I've ever known and does a... (more)"

12. Hailey

Health for the whole family

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Hailey did a great job. She kept us informed and sent great pictures of Jersey having a great time with her. (more)"

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13. Sydney

Shelter volunteer + dog lover

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sydney is the most reliable person that I know, in addition incredible dog lover. You can be sure your pup will be in good hands when left with her! (more)"

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14. Payton

Will care for dog like it's my own.

Martin Luther King Jr Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, 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)

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15. Amy

A Walk a Day Keeps the Vet Away

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I requested drop-in visits with only 2 days notice when I found out I needed to leave town for work. Thankfully Amy agreed to help me out even though we’ve n... (more)"

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16. 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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17. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Morgan was kind enough to send me a photo of the visit and our dog seemed super chill when we got home. Excellent service. (more)"

18. Tianna

Flexible w/lots of free time!

Cheatom Park, des moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: I have volunteered with shelters currently volunteering with the ARL, and worked with family and friends dogs. I'm dedicated to making working with... (more)

19. Trish

Let me spoil your fur-kids!

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits

About: Experienced fur-mom that has experience with behavioral and medical issues. Able to provide supervision, stimulation and a safe environment for you... (more)

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20. Kennedy

wannabe stay at home dog mom

Downtown Des Moines, Des moines, IA, 50309

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

"Kennedy makes me want to become a dog owner myself just from watching her train and treat her own. Throughout moving, school, and working full-time, Kennedy ... (more)"

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