House Sitting in Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA

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Rose T.
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Purrfect Service to Wag for!Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Rose was fabulous! She took care of our 3 dogs while we were on vacation. She had great communication the whole time and our boys absolutely loved her! (more)

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$27
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Kali W.
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passionate about pet care :)Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Kali grew up with two dogs, a minature dachshund and a bichon. She was attentive to their needs and very loving with them. She took them for long walks- did n… (more)

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$30
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Jordyn W.
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Dependable dog lover!Carpenter, Des Moines, IA, 50311
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Jordyn was awesome! She sent us pictures of Lily while we were away. I would recommend Jordyn to anyone looking for someone to watch their animals! (more)

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$40
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Lisa D.
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Experienced Professional Pet SitterClive, IA, 50325
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Lisa has stayed with my 2 small dogs twice. Once over the weekend, and once for the whole week. She does an excellent job! My dogs love her! I’ve never had a pr… (more)

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$30
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Erin P.
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Animals are Angels on EarthMerle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Erin was absolutely amazing!! She loved my babies so much! She sent loads of pictures, which I appreciated. I ALMOST think they were disappointed when I got… (more)

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$55
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Pet Photographer & Cat Mom!North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

Sarah was amazing with our dogs. One of our pups is VERY shy and Sarah was so patient with him, by the end of the week he was snuggling with her. She sent daily… (more)

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$60
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Confirmed availability: Memorial Day
Pet lover with lots of experienceSherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50309
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Jessica is AMAZING! (more)

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$25
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I've never met a pet I didn't likeBeaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Our 2nd time using Kristina and she does such a great job! We highly recommend her if you are looking for someone to take care of your precious pups! (more)

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$30
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Retired/Full-Time Animal LoverAltoona, IA, 50009
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Bob is wonderful! He dog sat my two dogs at my house over the holiday weekend. He gave me several updates on the dogs each day, so I knew what they were up to. … (more)

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$50
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Confirmed availability: Memorial Day
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I want to give you peace of mind!River Bend, Des Moines, IA, 50314
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Chelsie is awesome to work with! I’ve used Rover twice because it’s difficult to travel with two dogs over 70 lbs. She made the extra effort to schedule a tim… (more)

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$100
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I'll treat your dog like my own!Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Alyssa, was incredibly trustworthy and knowledgeable of dogs. She was comfortable w my super intense Australian shepherd. I will definitely hire again to house … (more)

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$40
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Pet lover without her own petDes Moines, IA, 50314
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Megan is the best! Whenever I travel (whether for a long weekend or 2 week long vacation), I always trust her to take care of my dog and my house. She would tak… (more)

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$26
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Let me love the floofs please!!Des Moines, IA, 50317
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

When I say that I can't say enough about this woman's love for animals, I'd be lying. There's ALWAYS more to say. Alexa lived with me for a while. She had her d… (more)

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$50
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Caring and Experienced SitterDowntown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Korina was great! Our old girl was well taken care of while on vacation and the daily pics helped us feel at ease. Will definitely reach out again when needed… (more)

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$25
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I love all animalsAnkeny, IA, 50023
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking
9 years of experience

About: I’ve taken care of dogs of every size since I was 12. Neighbors, friends, and family rely on me to watch their pets and I can work on short notice! … (more)

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$25
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Confirmed availability: Memorial Day
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Will treat your babies like my ownUnion Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Our dog absolutely loved Brandon from the moment she met him. He was a great communicator before and during our trip. Lots of cuddle time with our dog, pictures… (more)

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$38
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Ready to Love On Your Fur Baby!East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Emily is wonderful! I own a dog facility in downtown Fort Worth and Emily volunteered for us while she was in high school and she’s amazing! Wonderful with the … (more)

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$23
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Confirmed availability: Memorial Day
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Been around love dogs all my lifeDes Moines, IA, 50317
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Derrick is a great person, he is a dog lover and make sure dogs are loved and taken care of. He is a very active person and devotes a great deal of time caring … (more)

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$35
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Please read the update below...Des moines, IA, 50317
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Debbie, was very nice and the dogs liked her, she did what I asked her to do. She came at the right times to let my dogs and cat out I didn’t have to worry abou… (more)

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Dr. Lulittle at Your Service!Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Lucia's the best -- super professional, communicative, and totally on the ball when it comes to our needy, active dogs. We'll definitely be using her in the fut… (more)

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$30
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