House Sitting in Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight in your home.

1. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Everything went very smoothly while Stacey house sat with Java and Mocha during our recent five-day trip. We received regular photos and updates. Stacey was ... (more)"

Available this weekend
2. Hannah

Your dog will be happy with me!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Hannah was great & very responsive! I will definitely book with her again. (more)"

3. Rachel

4 dogs of our own!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Rachel was very friendly and helpful during the initial visit. Her husband did help with the dogs but I never met him or interacted with him. The dogs ... (more)"

4. Chelsey

I am very loving and flexible.

Union Park, des moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Chelsea has always loved dogs. She actually loves almost all animals. She has taken care of her own dog to the point that he is a faithful companion to her a... (more)"

5. Claire

High-Energy Dog Lover <3

Westwood, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Claire was fantastic! She was incredibly responsive whenever we reached out to her, and we can tell that she really understood and appreciated the unique per... (more)"

6. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"This is only the second time that our boys have been left with sitters that aren't family. Yet, Lisa has become their favorite sitter already. Champ the chih... (more)"

7. Anne

Love walks and all types of dogs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Anne is a caring and enthusiastic animal-lover; I'd recommend her to anyone looking for a sitter who will make their pet feel entirely loved and safely cared... (more)"

8. Adam

Student missing playing with dogs

McKinley School, Des moines, IA, 50315

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

2 repeat clients

"Adam was great! He took good care of my two rambunctious pups on short notice. Communication was great and I felt good about leaving them in his capable hand... (more)"

9. Tyler

Loving and caring animal enthusiast

Bondurant, IA, 50035

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

"Tyler has a major passion and love for animals, especially dogs. He is also a super awesome guy. he would be an absolutely perfect caregiver. (more)"

10. Molly

Flexible Schedule, Fun, Dog Lover!

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"Molly received her beloved corgi, Gordo as a surprise gift a year and a half ago. Ever since that day, she has been the most loving and responsible dog owner... (more)"

11. Christine

Let me love your dog

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Christine is great with my shepherd/collie mix, Bodhi. It is very obvious she's a dog lover. He is always so excited when she comes over. She is very loving ... (more)"

12. Juna

I love any and all dogs!

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: I have taken care of my own dogs, along with watching them for my professors and friends. I can take care of any kind and would love to do so! I am... (more)

13. Rainie

Experience with all types of dogs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I love all pets, but dogs have always been one of my favorites. I grew up in a house with numerous dogs, but I've recently moved away to go to scho... (more)

14. Katie

Absolutely love dogs!

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am an all around animal lover! I love to meet all kinds of new dogs and get them out to have fun. I'm completely open right now so time restricti... (more)

15. Selena

It's Like a Vaca for Your Fur Baby!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

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

"Selena watched my two pups when I went on vacation. She treated them wonderfully, took them on walks and played fetch for hours, which my lab absolutely love... (more)"

16. Tianna

Flexible w/lots of free time!

River Bend, des moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am new-ish to this field, but am working towards getting more experience and eventually certification as a groomer and trainer. I have volunteere... (more)

17. Sarah

I'll love your doggo as much as you

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah would be great sitter for any dog. She has watched our 9 month old puppy multiple times and my wife and I trust her completely. We have had dogs in our... (more)"

18. Brianna

A pro used to animals of all sorts!

Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brianna did a good job taking care of our dog and cats while we were gone. And when our planned leaving and return times got shifted, she was very accommodat... (more)"

19. Christine

Dog Pawsitive

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have 15 plus years of pet walking and pet sitting dogs and other interesting pets. Years ago when I started my business, my intent was to make it... (more)

20. Alexis

I love brushing and cuddling dogs!

Des Moines, IA, 50313

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I love all dogs, I have always had a dog or helped take care of a dog since I was 7 years old. I am now 22. I work at Buffalo Wild Wings in ankeny ... (more)

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