House Sitting in Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA

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1. Claire

High-Energy Dog Lover <3

Westwood, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting

3 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)"

2. Bailey

Bailey Jo's fun pet vacation

Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

6 repeat clients

About: Hello! I am a huge animal lover! I have a Golden doodle of my own, she is a year and a half. I also have a cat that doesn't mind dogs, and when she... (more)

3. Adam

Unconditional love for all dogs

Drake, Des moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: Have been caring for dogs my entire life, dogs are just what make me happy. I love to play with all kinds of dogs. As far as care go, I always star... (more)

4. Laurel

Dog mom ❤

Beaverdale, DES MOINES, IA, 50310

House Sitting

8 repeat clients

"My husband and I recently took our honeymoon out of the country. We have 3 high energy dogs and finding the right dog sitter was a priority. I have to say no... (more)"

5. Krystal

Young professional pet lovers

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

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

8 repeat clients

"Krystal was great to work with - responsive to communications, came over twice to meet our dogs and handled all of our "special instructions" very well! We ... (more)"

Available this weekend
6. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have a small shitzu of my own, and I had a toy poodle growing up, so I have always had a love for dogs. When I got older I would regularly walk t... (more)

7. Cassandra

Let me help you!

Ankeny, IA, 50021

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

"my name is Joy, and my husband Frank is Cassie's Mother's brother. I've known her since she was an adolescent. I've seen her lovingly interact with my Yorki... (more)"

8. 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)"

9. Heaven

Will spoil with lots of love!

Kirkwood Glen, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Heaven is a great dog mom! She loves dogs and I know she'll take good care of any dog left with her. She has a big soft spot for dogs and falls in love with ... (more)"

10. Chace

Ill walk your dog down my last name

North Of Grand, des moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Chace really helped us out when we needed someone to watch our dog Simon when he wasn't feeling well and we couldn't stay home with him. He was responsive a... (more)"

11. Selena

It's Like a Vaca for Your Fur Baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, 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)"

12. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Lisa was great. She took the time to come meet us and spent time getting to know the dogs, their routine & habits. Everything went smoothly with her stay. Sh... (more)"

13. Kristina

Loving fellow dog owner and runner

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

About: I am currently living in Leavenworth, Omaha. I have one pup, who is fully trained and very social with other animals. I love taking care of dogs. S... (more)

14. 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)

15. Katelyn

Gabby and Kate

Ankeny, IA, 50023

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

About: Hi my name is Katelyn :) My sister Gabby and I are both nursing students living in Ankeny. Ever since we were little we have loved animals. We hav... (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. Darren

Responsible,reliable, caring.

Des Moines , IA, 50317

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

"I have known Darren for many years. I feel he would be an excellent dog sitter with Rover.com. I've witnessed his interaction with his own dog, Sammy. She wa... (more)"

18. Heather

Home Away From Home!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Heather is wonderful! She has dog sat for us in our house several times while we've been out-of-town, and I'm positive that Daphne (our basset/lab mix) gets... (more)"

19. Kennedy

Dog Loving Downtown Girl

East Village, des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I'm a junior at the University of Northern Iowa studying Marketing and Textiles Apparel. I'm very excited to be home for the summer in Des Moines. ... (more)

20. 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)"

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