House Sitting in Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA

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1. Kellie

Fenced yard, puppy to play with!

Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Have used Kellie multiple times and will continue to (more)"

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2. Emily

Dog Lover Providing Excellent Care

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"This was our first rover experience, and it was amazing! Emily came over ahead of time to meet our dogs, and she sent us pictures throughout the weekend of t... (more)"

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3. Brianna

Just as playful as your pups!

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Brianna was great to work with. She made sure to schedule a meet and greet and familiarize herself with my dog and how to take care of her. She was informati... (more)"

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4. Jamie

Active, Caring, Dog Lover

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 52001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jamie did an excellent job! She came over to meet the pups before her stay and I've never seen them so calm with a new person. She was very kind and patient ... (more)"

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Thanksgiving
5. Madison

Live right by Grays Lake

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Madison has an amazing way with ALL animals. I've seen it first hand with guinea pigs when she's visiting our home, horses at the ranch she volunteered at(th... (more)"

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Thanksgiving
6. Traci

Dependable dog lover

Altoona, IA, 50009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I consider my 2 furbabies my children, so trusting them with just anyone is not an option. I trust Traci wholeheartedly to give my babies not only the thing... (more)"

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7. Grace

Future Veterinarian

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Grace went the extra mile to help Dak be healthy and i think he had a fun time with her. He got to play with other dogs, went on walks, and his hair was bru... (more)"

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8. 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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9. Sarah

I'll run with with your dog!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah was great! Bo loved her and whined when she left. She had great communication and was on time, highly recommend! (more)"

10. Jenny

Compassionate, Energetic, Attentive

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jenny was easy to communicate with and flexible to the needs of our dog, Indy. She was friendly, understanding, and made sure our dog felt loved while my hus... (more)"

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11. Sadie

Dog-Friendly Downtown Des Moines!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Sadie loves dogs. She grew up with her dog Holly and has continued to have a dog in her life. She is kind, compassionate, sensitive, caring and responsible... (more)"

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This weekend
12. Elizabeth

Home fulltime with an energetic pup

Gray's Woods, Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Elizabeth is amazing with both our dog Tippet and cat Calvin. She went above and beyond to show them love and make sure they were well cared and exercised wh... (more)"

13. Paige

Lover of all dogs.

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Paige has been a dog lover all her life. Growing up on a farm, not only did she care for all the farm babies with much love, but made sure each of her famil... (more)"

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14. Jacob

Home Full-time - A dogs best friend

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: A natural around dogs who loves all animals. A proud owner of a rescue Aussie mix who is my best friend. I love to be out in nature and walking, so... (more)

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15. Drew

I'm a veterinarian!

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

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

"Drew and his family are the best! They did a great job loving our crew up in our absence and kept us in the loop with photos and updates. It was like having ... (more)"

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Thanksgiving
16. Shantae

Home full time love going for walk

Capitol Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

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

About: I have 10 plus years experience caring for dogs. I have 2 dogs of my own. I have a shih tzu whose 9 years old his name is Buddy Lee he is neutered ... (more)

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17. Conner

Home until 2:30 Tues-Saturday

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

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

About: I have a 2 1/2 year old black German Shepherd that's about 70 lbs. She is good with other dogs and people. I am available until 2:30 Tuesday until ... (more)

18. Christina

Large fenced yard with dog leashes.

Accent, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Christina loves working with animals and taking care of them. She is great with all dogs and really down to earth. She loves playing with dogs and taking the... (more)"

19. Maryah

Just a college girl who loves dogs!

Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Maryah has a strong passion for animals and understands the feelings that owners feel towards their pets, as she feels the same. She is prompt, hard working... (more)"

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20. Allie

Flexible-will run with dog

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Allie is a kind and trustworthy young woman who genuinely loves dogs. She has been pet sitting for friends and family members for several years and always g... (more)"

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