House Sitting in Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA

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1. Sarah

I'll run with with your dog!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah took great care of our elderly dog. She arrived on time and kept our house tidy. Will definitely use her again! (more)"

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2. Kellie

Fenced yard, puppy to play with!

Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

About: My name is Kellie Howard, my fiance and I live in Pleasant Hill and work I in Downtown for the Iowa Wild Hockey Team. We both love being active an... (more)

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)

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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 is great! She has walked my dog, Katie, many times and truly cares about her as if she was her own dog. I can confidently say she is an excellent pick ... (more)"

5. 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)"

6. 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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This weekend
7. Rennee

ur pet will be treated like royalty

Cheatom Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

About: I've worked in animal hospitals, dog grooming& boarding in the past. Never liked the way the animals were treated so i quit. I have a nack for trai... (more)

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8. Olivia

Loving, caring & flexible dog lover

Altoona, IA, 50009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Olivia is the best dog mama I know!! She will love and care for your dog like it was her own. I trust her completely with my furry friends! (more)"

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This weekend
9. 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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10. 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)"

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11. Missy

Making dogs as happy as I am!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Missy was raised with pet family members. She has always expressed an honest love for these pets. I believe she would put forth an effort to make your pet fa... (more)"

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12. Carly

Prefer dogs over people

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: My name is Carly and I’m originally from Minnesota and I LOVE dogs (but who doesn’t!). Ever since I could talk I was talking about dogs. When I was... (more)

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13. 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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14. Abigail

Top Quality Pet Care!

Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Abigail is so great with our aging golden and has no problem giving him his meds as she is a vet tech . She connects with both our dogs and our cats . I c... (more)"

15. Darlene

Dogsare like a child.TLC lots of it

Cheatom Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Darlene has taken care of our furry kids many times and watched over our house. The furry kids just love her and she takes very good care of them. We just d... (more)"

16. Shae

I'll run and play with your dog!

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Shae is by far our first choice when we need a dog sitter. Our puppy, Dallas loves her! Shae always stays in communication with us on a regular basis, elimi... (more)"

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This weekend
17. Amanda

I will take care of your furry baby

Oak Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We LOVE Amanda! She stayed at our home when we recently went on a long weekend vacation. I was very nervous about leaving my dogs and home in the care of wha... (more)"

18. Bailey

dogs deserve the best we can give

Ankeny, IA, 50032

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bailey dog-sat for us while we traveled for several days. Prior to our trip, she stopped by the house to get the lay of the land, and to meet Cisco. Cisco is... (more)"

19. 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)"

20. Jonetta

College student, love kids and dogs

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I currently work with elementary school aged children. Looking to make some extra cash on evenings and weekends! Love kids and dogs, dogs are also ... (more)

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