House Sitting in Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA

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1. 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)"

2. Debbie

Your Dog Will Be Part of the Family

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

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

77 repeat clients

"PHENOMINAL caregivers!!! Exactly the environment we have been searching to find for our boys when we need to be out of town!! We feel very fortunate our boys... (more)"

3. Taylor

I'll run and snuggle for hours

Ankeny, IA, 50021

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Taylor loves my animals & the feeling is mutual! My dog gets so excited to see Taylor that she whines & rolls over immediately for belly rubs! Even my cat ... (more)"

4. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Stacey did great with our two nervous rescue boys, who were extra anxious after a recent move. She walked them and snuggled them and left our house very neat... (more)"

5. Claire

High-Energy Dog Lover <3

Ankeny, IA, 50021

House Sitting

4 repeat clients

"Claire was great! Buddy looked well taken care of when I returned home. In addition to taking care of Buddy, Claire also washed the sheets and towels she use... (more)"

6. Sarah

I'll love your doggo as much as you

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah is amazing and Percy loved having her house sit him. She communicated and went above and beyond! Thanks Sarah (more)"

7. 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)

8. Adam

Student missing playing with dogs

McKinley School, Des moines, IA, 50315

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

3 repeat clients

"Adam was great! He took good care of my two rambunctious pups on short notice. Communication was great and I felt good about leaving them in his capable hand... (more)"

9. Hannah

Your dog will be happy with me!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Hannah was great & very responsive! I will definitely book with her again. (more)"

10. Jordan

I love a good walk

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Jordan has done a great job with both my Mastiff-mix and my Terrier! He does a thorough job, making sure all their need are met. He is very energetic and pol... (more)"

11. Caitlyn

100% chance of spoiling your dog

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Caitlyn loves animals, she is always volunteering to help ARL or organizations in need. Sge is responsible and would trust her with my furry baby and in my ... (more)"

12. Emily

Dog Lover Providing Excellent Care

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"We will definitely be in touch next time my husband and I are out of town! Thank you for taking such good care of our home and our pups! (more)"

13. Jodi

Super Responsible and Trustworthy!

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Jodi for 20 years. She is a responsible and compassionate person. She is an animal lover and will provide great care for your fur baby! (more)"

14. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

2 repeat clients

"Morgan is the individual who got me to start dog sitting for rover. I trust her wholeheartedly, and even have had her watch dogs for some of my longest repea... (more)"

15. 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 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)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
16. Stephanie

Dogs are my best friends!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: My name is Stephanie and I currently live in downtown Des Moines. I work full time at Nationwide Insurance and enjoy walking around Grey's Lake in ... (more)

17. 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)"

18. Isabella

Dog care customized just for you!

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I live on a farm and my dog is a watch dog for our property. She is trained to not to be as friendly as your typical house pet for the purpose of guarding ou... (more)"

19. Christine

Let me love your dog

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Christine is always the first person I think of when I'm wondering who would best care for my dog when I'm away. She grew up as a primary caretaker of her b... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
20. Heather

Home Away From Home!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Heather is a fantastic petsitter. When we go out of town, she takes care of our two senior dogs and cat, like they were her own. Upon returning home, all ... (more)"

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