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

7 repeat clients

"Dala is great! From our initial meeting, she was warm and inviting to Phoebe and I. She is so flexible and offered to come pick Phoebe up at home so that it ... (more)"

2. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

5 repeat clients

"I felt our two Schnauzers had a good time staying with Rhonda. They were calm and relaxed when we picked them up, so I know they felt comfortable being with ... (more)"

3. Matt

Responsible, active roommates

Waukee, IA, 50263

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

3 repeat clients

"When I found Laura and Matt to take care of my precious Finn, I was so grateful. They showed me that they were responsible, flexible, and best of all they we... (more)"

4. Claire

Responsible, dog-loving couple

West Des Moines , IA, 50266

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

1 repeat client

"We had a great experience working with Claire! She responded quickly and courteously to any requests. Lucy got along great with her dog and I received a few ... (more)"

5. Georgina

Cozy Apartment near a park!

Clive, IA, 50325

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

"Georgina cared for my two dogs, Chubby and Roxie, while I was away for the weekend at a wedding. We dropped them off with food, leashes, bones and Roxie's be... (more)"

6. 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

"Jacqui is a wonderful pet sitter. She went above and beyond to make sure my Labrador, Cash, was loved, comfortable, exercised, and played with. When Jacqui i... (more)"

7. Laney

Dog lover!

Windsor Heights, IA, 50324

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: I absolutely adore dogs and treat my dog at home like he is my child. I tend to spoil him and every other dog I am around. I have grown up with dog... (more)

8. Alexandra

Pet Lover!

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50310

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

About: Hey! I am a huge animal lover, I have a female Shih Tzu named Missy at home! She's been in the family for over 2 years now. I also have a pet bunny... (more)

9. Taylor

Animal lover with fenced backyard

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Taylor has watched over my dog as well as my parents dogs many times and he has always treated them as his own. Each of the dogs loves him and enjoy having h... (more)"

Available this weekend
10. Heidi

Caring Pet Sitting in my Home

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

11 repeat clients

"Heidi is Awesome! Oliver loves his new puppy friends in Heidi's home. He is not use to interacting much with other dogs for long periods of time, though he r... (more)"

11. Kim

Animal Loving Veterinary Technician

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"Kim and I work together as technicians at a busy veterinary hospital. She is always kind and loving to all of the animals she works with. She brings a calm p... (more)"

12. Nicole

Motivated Dedicated and Loving

Winterset, IA, 50273

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

About: Trained canines for 12 years for the Department of Defense. I have training in first aid and daily maintenance of canines. I would love to provide ... (more)

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Pet parents in Des Moines love dog sitters on Rover, and now that Rover offers doggy day care, you can book daytime care as well as around-the-clock sitting. 291 owners have reviewed sitters in the Des Moines metro area,, giving them an average rating of 4.98/5.
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