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Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your dog.

1. Liesl

Flexible Job, Dog Lover & Runner!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Liesl was amazing! She was very professional, our dogs enjoyed her company, and she provided timely updates everyday she visited. We will certainly be contac... (more)"

2. Summer

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Summer responded to us quickly and was very easy to work with on times and arrangements, especially since we were asking for the next day! She sent AWESOME p... (more)"

3. Ally

I'll scratch your dog for hours

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Having never used Rover.com I had no idea what to expect. After meeting with Ally I had no doubts that she would be able to handle my dogs while we were out ... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
4. Drew

I'm a veterinarian!

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

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

"Mojo, my 10-year old Mini-Schnauzer, loved Drew when he came to meet us! There was an instant connection between the two of them that I couldn't deny, which ... (more)"

5. Debbie

Your Dog Will Be Part of the Family

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Debbie came by to put Sadie out and even took pictures to show me that Sadie was in the backyard. I’m grateful to have her stop in to let her out when I can’t. (more)"

6. Amber

I'll play with your dogs and cats

Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amber took care of our elderly cat for for over a week. She took time to make friends with him and send pictures everyday. She also left the feeding area c... (more)"

Available this weekend
7. Katrinna

Actived/relaxing FT Doggie care!

Altoona, IA, 50009

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

"Katrinna has watched my dog for me a couple of times and we absolutely love her! she’s so great with our dog, and so patient! she really took her time with N... (more)"

8. Lori

I love dogs!

Altoona, IA, 50009

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lori was AWESOME!! She went above and beyond to make sure our two kitties were well cared for and loved while we were away on vacation. I would book her agai... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
9. 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)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
10. Constance

I want more walkies!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

11. Tianna

Flexible w/lots of free time!

Cheatom Park, des moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: I have volunteered with shelters currently volunteering with the ARL, and worked with family and friends dogs. I'm dedicated to making working with... (more)

12. Jodi

Super Responsible and Trustworthy!

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jodi did an amazing job taking care of our dog for us while we were away! She provided great care, much attention and needed playtime. The pictures and updat... (more)"

13. Andrew

I'll run with your dog!

Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Andrew was a fantastic dog-walker and friend for our Ruby! He clearly loves dogs, and he was enthusiastic about meeting her and learning her habits and pref... (more)"

14. 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)"

15. Trish

Let me spoil your fur-kids!

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits

About: Experienced fur-mom that has experience with behavioral and medical issues. Able to provide supervision, stimulation and a safe environment for you... (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 22. I work at Buffalo Wild Wings in ankeny ... (more)

17. 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)"

18. Kasi

Dogs are awesome!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am 21 years old, I am home most of the time besides when I am at work. I treat my own dogs like my children. They are fed first. I have had dogs ... (more)

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
19. Christina

Large fenced yard with dog leashes.

Accent, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Christina loves working with animals and taking care of them. She is great with all dogs and really down to earth. She loves playing with dogs and taking the... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
20. Melissa

Front and Backyards are fenced!

Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Melissa was an incredible find to watch my two Fur Babies! ? I do not like bordering for the simple reasons, they are kenneled, given no attention and I’m a... (more)"

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