House Sitting in Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA

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

1. Marissa

Home Almost full-time nced backyard

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

2 repeat clients

"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)"

2. Sarah

Dog obsessed, responsible pet owner

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

About: I have been house and pet sitting for friends, family, and co-workers for about six years. I enjoy spending quality time with dogs and treating the... (more)

3. Jared

Flexible schedule - Love dogs

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jared is a proud dog lover who has helped watch and care for my dog when I am out of town many times. Most recently, he stayed at my home and watched my dog ... (more)"

4. Hannah

Pets are like family, special!!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Hannah took great care of Percy and gave him lots of attention and snuggles! (more)"

5. Ally

I'll scratch your dog for hours

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ally is a warm, patient person. She has a passion for four-legged fur babies. She has taken care of our two dogs numerous times, and I would recommend her to... (more)"

6. Jill

Wannabe dog owner!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jill is absolutely amazing with animals and treats everyone's pet like they're her own. Jill is eager to take care of my dog, Lily, when I'm not around -- an... (more)"

7. 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)"

8. 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)"

9. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 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)"

10. 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)"

11. Nicole

Pet Lover

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Nicole has stayed in my home and cared for my 3 girls several times. They all know her and get excited when I say her name---so I KNOW she takes good care o... (more)"

12. KyLeigh

Nonstop Playtime and Adventures

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

1 repeat client

"KyLeigh is the best dog sitter I have ever had! She clearly has an affinity for animals and will love your pet as much as you do. Highly recommend. (more)"

13. Courtney

Will run with your dog!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Courtney has an outstanding work ethic and is very reliable. She is wonderful with my dog, even though he can be a handful, and you can tell as soon as she 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. Alexi

Your dogs' new best friend!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alexi did a great job with our two, slightly high-strung, rescue dogs. She was very prompt and professional. I received great communication and pictures of t... (more)"

16. 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)"

17. Bailey

A lot of free time to walk and play

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bailey is hands-down the best dog sitter my little nuggets have ever had. With two miniature dachshunds, they know how to demand a lot of attention and many ... (more)"

18. Mikayla

House sit, walk and play with Dogs

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hello, I am Mikayla. I loved dogs very much and would love as much time with them as possible currently don't have the space at my residence to h... (more)

19. Caitlyn

100% chance of spoiling your dog

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 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)"

20. Lindsey

I'll love your dog like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Lindsey has been a pet lover since she was a small child. She was raised in a house where there was always at least one dog and cat. She continually demonstr... (more)"

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