House Sitting in Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA

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1. Marissa

Home full-time/safe fenced backyard

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Marissa has loved animals pretty much all her life. She has had animals from very small Hamsters to very large dogs and all of them have been so loved and w... (more)"

2. Emily

Dog Lover Providing Excellent Care

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 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)"

3. Caitlyn

100% chance of spoiling your dog

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"I would HIGHLY recommend Caitlyn. This was my first time leaving my pupper and Caitlyn was courteous and kind and that put me at ease. She kept me informed b... (more)"

4. Amy

A Walk a Day Keeps the Vet Away

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Very reliable and wonderful with our fur babies when we were gone for a long weekend. Will rebook in the future. (more)"

5. Jessica

Walks, run, cuddles!

Drake, Des moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jessica was my pet sitter for a year while she lived in France. I cannot say enough great words about Jess. She and my dogs, especially Brody who came from M... (more)"

6. Catherine

Who let the dogs out? I'd love to!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Catherine is amazing! She had to deal with the double nerves of an owner who had never left a newly adopted pup and had never used Rover — and she was WONDER... (more)"

7. Jondavid

Large fenced yard - flexible hours

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jondavid has been very responsible in watching our family dogs. He was very attentive to their needs and loved taking time to play with them and take them fo... (more)"

8. Kristen

Life’s an adventure, better w/ pets

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Kristen is wonderful with animals! She's very caring and patient. She's also very responsible and will give your pets the best care! If you want a dog sitter... (more)"

9. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

4 repeat clients

"Morgan did a great job with our pooch Peter. She was terrific at following our detailed instructions. Send a few update via texts with photos of Peter. The... (more)"

10. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Stacey is an absolute doll! She came by earlier in the week to meet me, the pups and see the house. I got pics while I was away of my happy fur babies and th... (more)"

11. Nicole

Pet Lover

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Nicole watched our 3 cats over Christmas. She was quick to respond to our inquiries for care and the cats took to her immediately! She was flexible with obta... (more)"

12. Courtney

Animal Science Major/Reptile Expert

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"You can tell right away that Courtney loves animals! Our elusive cat even warmed up to her and became her friend. She took great care of our dogs and cat and... (more)"

13. Chrissy

We'll explore the great outdoors!

Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have utilized Chrissy's services on and off for the last year. I travel a lot for work and my older bulldog doesn't like to leave his home. Chrissy sends m... (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. KyLeigh

Available for doggy adventures

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Kyleigh has such a way with animals. Caring, fun and loving. She’s the one you want to watch your pet. She has much experience and would treat your pet like ... (more)"

16. Aleksandra

Passionate Animal Lover

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Aleksandra absolutely loves animals, especially dogs. She has a knack for attracting and loving dogs. She loves playing with them, taking them out for walks,... (more)"

17. Madeleine

I love on your dog like you would

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

About: Must love dogs, right? My little boy (soft coated wheaten terrier) lives with my parents as my apartment is pet-free, but I still take care of him ... (more)

18. Danielle

Danielle's Doggie Dates

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"Danielle watched my dog Joseph while I was away for a weekend and I couldn't ask for anyone better! She ensured Joseph was fed on his schedule, let out to go... (more)"

19. Emma

Grad student, active sitter w/ refs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Emma is absolutely freaking amazing. Not only was her communication top notch but she sent me so many pictures throughout her stay and took my two dogs out f... (more)"

20. Jared

Energetic, passionate dog lover

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I'm a young professional with a love for pets of all kind! I grew up on a dairy farm in upstate, New York and have cared for a variety of dogs, cat... (more)

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