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.

1. Dala

Wanna be crazy dog lady. Husband:no

Merle Hay, Des Moines , IA, 50322

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

24 repeat clients

"Dala has been great to work with. I asked her to take my new puppy out twice a week over a period of a few months. That is a lot to ask, but she has been fan... (more)"

2. Katie

Reliable, life-long dog lover

Ankeny, IA, 50023

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"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)"

3. Karin

dogs, camping + coffee

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

About: I am absolutely in love with the caring and training of dogs. I have two of my own and they are my buddies! I'm a high school English teacher, and ... (more)

4. Abby

Lifelong dog owner seeking side gig

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Abby has watched my 4 year old Great Dane, Albia. I don't think Albia wanted to come home! Everything was taken care of and she was much loved. I even got a... (more)"

5. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My two pups loved having Lisa as their sitter! She was responsive to my request and replied to all messages very quickly. When we met I could tell right away... (more)"

6. Shannon

Wiener lover!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Shannon looked in on my cat over the weekend and took great care of her! She agreed to watch my cat on short notice and was very flexible; she worked with my... (more)"

7. Anna

Certified Dog Lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

1 repeat client

"Anna was fantastic! Great communication and updated me each time she visited my pets. I will certainly be asking Anna to watch my pets in the future! 5 stars... (more)"

Available this weekend
8. Laurel

Soon-to-be full time dog walker!

Beaverdale, DES MOINES, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

About: Hello! I recently quit my job to enjoy the simpler things in life (dogs of course) and to devote more time my favorite rescue, AHeinz57 Pet Rescue ... (more)

9. Jordan

Dog lover

Beaverdale, Des Moinss , IA, 50310

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

1 repeat client

About: I love all animals- I would love to help take care of your pets :) I live in a home with a fenced in back yard in Beaverdale. I have a roommate wh... (more)

10. Chelbi

College kid that just loves dogs.

Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Chelbi has been a loving caretaker for the elderly dog in our home. Her patience and devotion to the animal's health has had a profound affect on its well-be... (more)"

11. Caitlin

Adventure & Security

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

About: I've owned dogs my entire life, and brought that passion for animals to my professional work at an Iowa City dog daycare during college. Post-gradu... (more)

12. Jacqui

I love dogs and they love me too!!

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

1 repeat client

"Jacqui is an excellent choice for a pet sitter! Our family has trusted Jacqui to watch our little yourkie "Newman" on several occasions when we have had to ... (more)"

13. Andrea

Pawsitively Playful Pup Sitter

East Village, Des Moines , IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Great experience, thanks Andrea! (more)"

14. Trace

Responsible, Caring, and Flexible

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Trace is a very responsible and kind young man who loves dogs. As a college student, he can't have his own dog right now and it's obvious that he enjoys spen... (more)"

15. Zoey

Patient & friendly dog lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: My name is Zoey and I am a 24 years old. I am very friendly, patient and easy going. I have a passion for animals and love to take care of them... (more)

16. Kristina

Loving fellow dog owner and runner

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

About: I am currently living in Leavenworth, Omaha. I have one pup, who is fully trained and very social with other animals. I love taking care of dogs. S... (more)

17. 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)"

18. 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)

19. Jacob

Downtown Doggy Paradise

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I go to Drake University, am a pharmacy major, and am looking for a little extra money for college. I love dogs, am very responsible, and will take... (more)

20. Robin

Life Long Canine Lover!

Accent, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

About: I have spent my entire life with dogs. I truly love these fur babies. I understand their behavior and have helped many train their furry family mem... (more)

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