House Sitting in Carpenter, Des Moines, IA

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Sydney S.
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Zoo student - all species welcome!Clive, IA, 50325
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Sydney was so great with our fur babies and sent several updates on how they were doing while we were gone. Definitely will rebook her if we ever need services … (more)

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$40
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Madyson P.
Veterinary Technician!johnston, IA, 50131
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Was very good about communication and the dogs seemed happy when we got back. Also she was neat - house was clean when we got home. Will most likely use again. (more)

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$45
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Erin P.
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Animals are Angels on EarthMerle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Our dog loved having Erin come stay! She had great communication and we loved getting pictures while we were away from home. Erin took our dog on lots of walks … (more)

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$55
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Kathy S.
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Energetic and caring pet loverUrbandale, IA, 50322
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Kathy was wonderful staying with my dog while I was gone for the night. She sent lots of pictures and kept me updated and made me feel so much more comfortable … (more)

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Chelsea H.
Professional & trustworthy sitter!Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316
House Sitting

Chelsea was so awesome! She was flexible with the short notice I gave her and my cats loved her. My cat Emmett is notorious for running and hiding when new peop… (more)

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$48
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Ill walk your dog down my last nameWaveland Woods, Des moines, IA, 50312
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Chace was wonderful watching my house and pups for a full 10 days. I got regular updates on how they were doing, and they warmed up to him very quickly. I would… (more)

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Pets make rainy days bright!East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Nichole was amazing! I was very unsure about using Rover as a whole. My pets are like my kids and leaving them with a stranger gave me pause; however, from the … (more)

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$27
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Dog lover, sitter, & friend!Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Our furry friend was quite excited to get to stay home instead of being boarded. Callie took good care of him and kept us in the loop with pictures. At her mee… (more)

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Loving and Experienced SitterDowntown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Korina was great! I’m definitely an anxious dog mom but she made me feel so at ease! She sent us picture updates and it was clear she took such great care of ou… (more)

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$25
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Can't wait to care for your dogs!Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Maddie did a great job taking care of our dog Clarabelle! They played fetch, watched a movie, and hid from fireworks. Maddie sent pictures and kept us updated.… (more)

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Dog lover, house cleaner, flexible!McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

I jokingly call Ashley the “Dog Wisperer”, but all jokes aside; this lady is the real deal! A busy work schedule had me feeling guilty about the quality of … (more)

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Compassionate, Energetic, AttentiveNorth Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Jenny was great to work with. She made sure to meet myself and my dog ahead of time and familiarize herself with the care of my dog. She gave updates throughout… (more)

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Great availability for cats & dogs!Capitol View South, Des Moines, IA, 50309
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Stephanie was great! We had our last sitter cancel last minute and she was able to help us with very short notice. She was very accommodating and sent lots of … (more)

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Lover of all animals!Oak Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Kendra was amazing!! She came over to our home prior to house/dog sitting to meet our babies. She kept us updated while we were away with how the dogs were doin… (more)

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Happy partner for happy pawsDrake Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Heidi did a terrific job of caring for Jake this week. He was happy and playful when we came home from a six-day trip, and that takes a lot of attention and ac… (more)

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Genuinely love all animalsDowntown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Jose is very kind and came to our rescue when we really needed a sitter for Shadow. It's true that your dogs might end up liking him more than you :) Thanks, Jo… (more)

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$35
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Caring and patient pet loverSalisbury Oaks, Des Moines, IA, 50312
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

Five stars does not seem to be enough. I’d give Kaitlin 10 stars if I could! She was so kind and loving to our two dogs while house sitting for us for a whole w… (more)

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$28
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Pet are like family and kidsLower Beaver, Des Moines, IA, 50310
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: Ive been dealing with pets since i was 12 years old ive had dogs cats hamster fish.. I have 2 cats now and they my world Im always home so it would … (more)

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I've never met a pet I didn't likeBeaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Kristina was great. Pets liked her, she took good care of them and the house. Good communication—when she said she be here at 3, she was here at 3. Hope to use … (more)

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$20
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Active, caring family for your petBeaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

About: I’ve taken care of animals since I was 10 years old. We’ve always had bigger dogs like Labs growing up so I’m used to lots of fun and commotion in my… (more)

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