House Sitting in Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA

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

1. Katie

Reliable, life-long dog lover

Ankeny, IA, 50023

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katie has watched my dog for me numerous times. I am very picky about who I let watch her and Katie is great! She always sends me updates and pictures while ... (more)"

2. Hayley

Grand View Student

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"It was with some fear and trepidation that we were asking a complete stranger to come into our home and sit our pets (dog and cat) and our home for the first... (more)"

3. Krystal

Young professional pet lovers

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50131

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

6 repeat clients

"Thoughtful, kind and responsive! I received regular updates with pictures of the pets. These two were so wonderful that I didnt worry about my furry babies a... (more)"

4. Inga

Very reliable, dog lover!

Des Moines , IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Inga did a great job. She had some unexpected challenges put on her and she handled them with gracefully. I would definitely recommend her. (more)"

5. Claire

High-Energy Dog Lover <3

Westwood, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting

2 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. 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 amazing. The second she walked in the door to meet our pups we were instantly comfortable...not to mention the dogs ran to her as if they were best... (more)"

7. Brianna

A pro used to animals of all sorts!

Des Moines, IA, 50310

Drop-In Visits, House Sitting, 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)"

8. Abby

Lifelong dog owner seeking side gig

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"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)"

9. Leah

Dog Lover! Let me love your dog!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Leah is a dog lover and dogs love her! She has been a dog sitter for my husband and I on several occasions and would highly recommend her. She has sat for ... (more)"

10. Sara

Experienced, energetic animal lover

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Sara watched our dog over Thanksgiving and it was really a load off our minds to know our dog and house were in caring, capable hands. Sara gave us daily up... (more)"

11. 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)

12. Kim

Animals are family!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Kim for a number of years and always find her to be caring, honest, and completely trustworthy. She will do what she says she will do. Her empat... (more)"

13. Stacey

Student looking for pets to love!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am available in the afternoons and on weekends in December. I'd love to learn to what your dog's favorite toys are, their style of play, what the... (more)

14. Calvin

I love dogs and making others happy

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Calvin is a responsible and caring person who loves animals and will be a reliable worker for anyone looking to hire him to watch their dog. (more)"

15. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lisa is the PERFECT candidate for the Dog Sitting position. Lisa's love for dogs, any animal for that matter, is greater than no other. Her eyes light up an... (more)"

16. Alexandra

Pet Lover!

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50310

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

"No problems with the drop off and pick up, overfed a little but not too bad. (more)"

17. Andrea

Pawsitively Playful Pup Sitter

East Village, Des Moines , IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Andrea came over to meet our crew before our trip. She was super nice and positive. It made us feel good about leaving our babies with her. We were gone f... (more)"

18. Arran

Very flexible and experienced.

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Arran is very responsible and loves all animals. He has taken care of our family dog when we have been out of town. Our dog has to have daily medication and ... (more)"

19. Kirsten

Dogs deserve all of the love!

Altoona, IA, 50009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have owned dogs my entire life and I have two dogs currently; two chihuahuas. My step mother owns five dogs and frequently has me pet-sit for her... (more)

20. Kelcey

Experienced Dog Walker/Sitter

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kelcey loves dogs and is great with them. She is sweet, calm and attentive to their needs and wants,noting any medical conditions or special considerations. ... (more)"

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