House Sitting in Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA

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

1. 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)"

2. Ally

I'll scratch your dog for hours

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ally is an absolute sweetheart. She watched both mine and my mom’s dog for a night and stayed with them the entire time. I received a couple pictures of the ... (more)"

3. Marissa

Home Almost full-time nced backyard

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"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)"

4. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"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. 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)"

6. Constance

I want more walkies!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I frequently dog sit for family currently. I give lots of love to all of the dogs in my life with a bunch of cuddles, playing with toys, and going ... (more)

7. Jill

Wannabe dog owner!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jill is one of the sweetest and most trustworthy people you will ever meet. She would walk and take care of my dog on the regular for me. She has a soft appr... (more)"

8. Emma

Grad student, active sitter w/ refs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"We love Emma - the dogs love her and we love her.... I'm only mad when she's not available because I don't trust anyone else with my dogs :) HA Highly reco... (more)"

Available this weekend
9. Lexi

Lexi's pet services!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We used Lexi a while back for when we went out of town. She came in her free time to make sure we were comfortable with her and meet our pup, and kept us upd... (more)"

10. 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)

11. 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

"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)"

12. Kennedy

wannabe stay at home dog mom

Downtown Des Moines, Des moines, IA, 50309

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

"Kennedy makes me want to become a dog owner myself just from watching her train and treat her own. Throughout moving, school, and working full-time, Kennedy ... (more)"

13. 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)"

Available this weekend
14. 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

About: I have been around dogs my whole life. They are, in my opinion, the best companion someone can have. I have had experience with pretty much all siz... (more)

15. Chelsey

I am very loving and flexible.

Union Park, des moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Chelsey watched our 3 dogs for a week. She took good care of them and spent a lot of time with them. When we got home they were happy and healthy. Would r... (more)"

16. 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 23. I work at Buffalo Wild Wings in Ankeny ... (more)

17. 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)"

Available this weekend
18. Kami

College kid with a love for pups :)

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My name is Terri W and Kami is a responsible dog owner herself. We have our own dog and Kami spends a lot of time with her by taking her in walks, playing wi... (more)"

19. Kelcey

Experienced Dog Walker/Sitter

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kelcey loves dogs and is great with them. She is sweet, calm and attentive to their needs and wants,noting any medical conditions or special considerations. ... (more)"

20. Spencer

I LOVE to care for and walk dogs!

PLeasant Hill, IA, 50327

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

"I have known Spencer for many years. He has always been an animal lover and especially loves cats and dogs. He is always gentle and caring towards animals an... (more)"

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