House Sitting in Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA

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

1. Jodi

Super Responsible and Trustworthy!

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Scrappy had a great weekend! Looking forward to more to come! (more)"

2. Marissa

Home Almost full-time nced backyard

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

2 repeat clients

"Marissa was great with Magic. She contacted me to let me know how it was going and what they were doing. We felt Magic was in good hands and safe with Mari... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
3. Rebecca

I will treat your baby like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Rebecca loves dogs and has been great when watching my lab! She is responsible and always takes my dog out on adventures! I’d recommend her to anyone. (more)"

4. Jill

Wannabe dog owner!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jill is absolutely amazing with animals and treats everyone's pet like they're her own. Jill is eager to take care of my dog, Lily, when I'm not around -- an... (more)"

5. Lindsay

Dog enthusiast with plenty of time!

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lindsay is a passionate and caring dog sitter! I was so impressed when she asked me if there was any type of training or habits that she should be aware of. ... (more)"

6. Ally

I'll scratch your dog for hours

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ally did a wonderful job taking care of our dog while we were away for a week long vacation. She gave us peace of mind knowing that he was getting all the at... (more)"

7. Brittany

A home for yours pets to be loved!

Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Brittany is one of the best dog moms I know! She has such a natural loving care for not only her dog but others as well! She always puts their needs first wh... (more)"

8. Emma

Grad student, active sitter w/ refs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Absolutely Love Emma and trust her completely. She's booked when I need someone again and I actually tried changing my plans simply to be able to use her ag... (more)"

9. Jami

Huge dog lover with lots of energy!

Pleasant hill, IA, 50327

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I LOVE dogs and have 2 very energetic dogs of my own. I have a fun loving personality and will play inside or outdoors (whatever you prefer!). I am... (more)

Available this weekend
10. Kristen

Life’s an adventure, better w/ pets

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Kristen is wonderful with animals! She's very caring and patient. She's also very responsible and will give your pets the best care! If you want a dog sitter... (more)"

11. Bailey

A lot of free time to walk and play

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bailey did an amazing job taking care of our boxer MJ and our house! MJ is very high energy and needy of attention which Bailey took in stride, sending updat... (more)"

12. 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 took good care of my dog. She sent updates and pictures often. I could tell my dog was well taken care of when I got back home. (more)"

13. 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)

14. Alexis

I love brushing and cuddling dogs!

Des Moines, IA, 50313

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, 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)

15. Alexi

Your dogs' new best friend!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alexi did a great job with our two, slightly high-strung, rescue dogs. She was very prompt and professional. I received great communication and pictures of t... (more)"

16. Gaibrien

Home 24/7 - large fenced in yard

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

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

1 repeat client

"Gaibrien has been watching my dog, Delia, who is a very nervous, high anxiety Dalmatian/Terrier mix for almost five years now. Gaibrien goes to our house eve... (more)"

17. Dan

Dogs > Humans

King-Irving Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Dan has dog sat for my two dogs before and did so splendidly. He stayed at my house and attended to them without an expectation for compensation, just out o... (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. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

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)"

20. Dara

Dog walking is my specialty!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

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

"I couldn’t ask for a better person/caretaker for my fur baby. I always knew my German Shepherd was in good hands and taken care of while I was away for work.... (more)"

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