House Sitting in Carpenter, Des Moines, IA

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1. Holly

The best care when you're not there

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Holly did a great job with my Bo. We have to work long hours and she was super quick to get back to us and a great communicator. We look forward to working... (more)"

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2. Eric

Experienced and reliable caretaker

Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"This was our first time using Rover and what a pleasant experience! It’s so easy to use the app and set up a meeting with Eric, who was a wonderful young man... (more)"

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3. Pamela

I’ve always loved dogs!!!

Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

About: I’m loving, laid back and attentive :) I’ve grown up with dogs of all sizes, ages and breeds. I am also comfortable caring for disabled dogs. I hav... (more)

4. Amanda

student with passion for animals!

Westwood, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amanda was great to work with! She took excellent care of our dogs and kept in contact with us. Would highly recommend! (more)"

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5. Stephanie

Side-hustler who loves dogs!

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Stephanie did such an amazing job with our dogs while we were out of town. She came to meet them the day before and went over everything. She sent pictures a... (more)"

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6. Seth

Will be your dogs preferred choice!

Salisbury Oaks, DES MOINES, IA, 50312

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

"Seth is a dedicated and loyal dog owner himself. He adopted his own dog from a shelter, who was transferred from Houston, after the tragic situation resultin... (more)"

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This weekend
7. Celia

Excited to start caring for pets!!

Linden Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Celia is very loving and kind to all animals. She is very serious about caring for the dogs and confident and strong physically and emotionally. (more)"

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8. Madison

Will run, walk, play with your dog!

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I definitely believe Maddy would be a great dog sitter. She is one of the most responsible people I know and always works hard at what she does. One of our o... (more)"

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9. Sarah

Your Dog's Second Best Friend

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah is great!! She got back to me right away and was super polite. I have never left my two dogs before so I was very nervous about it. My dogs tend to me ... (more)"

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10. Shelly

I'd love to meet your pup! :)

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Shelly has such a kind heart and absolutely loves animals of all kinds. She is truly a spectacular dog mother and I am confident she will be able to provide ... (more)"

11. Rebecca

I will treat your baby like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Rebecca stayed with Chloe and Herbie. She was great at communicating and sending pictures. Definitely felt more relaxed on vacation knowing they were in her ... (more)"

12. Amy

A Walk a Day Keeps the Vet Away

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Very reliable and wonderful with our fur babies when we were gone for a long weekend. Will rebook in the future. (more)"

13. Phelps

VERY experienced!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Phelps was so great with watching my dog! She is extremely friendly and easy to talk to. She also made sure to schedule a meet and greet ahead of time to ens... (more)"

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14. Lindsey

I'll love your dog like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Finn had a great time with Lindsey and I will certainly use her again. She was very friendly and took Finn on walks. He even had his own bed and sleeping space. (more)"

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This weekend
15. 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

"Payton helped us in a pinch and took great care of our dogs last minute for us! She was always quick to respond to my messages and I loved getting photos of ... (more)"

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This weekend
16. Stephen

Life long love of dogs

Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

About: I have had dogs my whole life including special needs pets. We currently have a German Shepherd puppy that we acquired at 3 lbs/4oz -- 4 weeks whe... (more)

17. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"This is the second time Stacey has watched our pets, and she does a great job! She always sends photos, which is great for me because I miss them like crazy ... (more)"

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This weekend
18. Hannah

Used to caring for high energy dogs

Greenwood, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Hannah is great with our two pups and they love her! She (more)"

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19. Joel

Life-time dog lover, love walking!

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been a dog lover all my life, and have owned several dogs over the course of the last 15 years. I currently care for a 10 year old beagle mi... (more)

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20. Rain

Home full-time with fenced in yard

Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

About: I absolutely love dogs and my first pet was a boxer when I was 7 years old. Since then I’ve always been happy to take on the responsibility of cari... (more)

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