Pet Sitting & Drop Ins in Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA

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

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1. Heather Verified Background Check

I love dogs, they are people too

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Drop-In Visits

"Heather was awesome!!! Took lots of pictures and checked in on time. Will definitely have her again. Harper loved her. She even took him for quick walks in the… (more)"

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 Easter weekend
2. Meredith Verified Background Check

Love time with four-legged friends

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Meredith was great! I have 3 dogs and they are very high maintenance, they have diapers and weird feeding routines, she did great with all of them! (more)"

3. Jillian Verified Background Check

Animal lover and school teacher♥️

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jillian did a great job checking in on my cat while I was out of town. She always let me know when she was on the way, and always sent me photos and let me kno… (more)"

4. Robin Verified Background Check

A dog lover helping pet parents

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Robin was absolutely wonderful to work with! From sending us updates each time the dogs were visited and photos of each dog each time, I felt like our pups wer… (more)"

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 Easter weekend
5. Summer Verified Background Check

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, 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 pic… (more)"

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6. Nicole Verified Background Check

Animal Lover Here to Help!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Thank you Nicole for helping me today with Pluto. I appreciate it! (more)"

7. Jordan Verified Background Check

Vegetarian friendly animal lover :)

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jordan has been great to work with! She is very reliable, always on time and takes great care of our pup. Highly recommend her :) (more)"

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8. Emily Verified Background Check

Your dog loves walks and so do I!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moinea, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Family and friends have relied on me as a trusted caretaker for the dogs. From burning energy a few times a day in the backyard to staying with them … (more)

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9. Erin Verified Background Check

Animals are Angels on Earth

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Erin's second visit taking care of my cats was just as good as the first! She kept their messes tidy and their bellies full, and was willing to go the extra mi… (more)"

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 Easter weekend
10. Tiffany Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

Registered Veterinary Technician

River Bend, Des Moines, IA, 50313

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Tiffany has been a blessing for my family and my Frenchie. We met her after an injury my dog sustained. He slipped a disc in his back and had to be on 8 weeks … (more)"

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11. Adam Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

A dog’s best friend :)

Drake Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Adam has sat for our dog Buddy on numerous occasions. He is very attentive and kind and Buddy loves him! When we returned from our vacations our house was in … (more)"

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12. Kristi Verified Background CheckRover 101

Active pet lover w/big fenced yard

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"Kristi is a very responsible woman who loves dogs. I have known her for 26 years. I highly recommend Kristi to anyone looking for pet services. She will take e… (more)"

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13. Kaila Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fenced in backyard - photo updates!

Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kaila was amazing! She’s a natural dog lover and incredibly trust worthy. I highly recommend her and will definitely use her again. (more)"

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14. Katelyn Verified Background Check

Will love your furry family members

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katelyn is amazing and our puppies love her! She very clearly loves your pets like they are family. I had such peace of mind knowing Luna and Apollo were being… (more)"

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15. Kelli Verified Background Check

I love animals of all shapes & size

Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"It was so nice to be able to take a day trip and come home in the evening to a calm, happy dog. Normally she’s anxious without me but Kelli took her on a nice … (more)"

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16. MK Verified Background Check

Active, young adult pet sitter

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

"MK would be the perfect sitter for your pet! She not only has experience, growing up with dogs, but also has a puppy of her own. She is compassionate, attentiv… (more)"

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17. Meaghan Verified Background Check

Passionate, fun-loving dog fanatic

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"For a week, Meaghan watched our 14-year-old puggle who requires more than her fair share of attention, including needing medication and letting out in the midd… (more)"

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 Easter weekend
18. Shelby Verified Background Check

24 years of loving on my pups:)

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Shelby is a very responsible person who loves animals! She has cared for my chocolate lab with the best intentions and care. She gives my dog, and other animal… (more)"

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19. Lillian Verified Background Check

Always been around pets, love them!

Downtown Des Moines, Des moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: There’s never been a time I wasn’t in the same household with multiple pets until now that I live on my own. I miss being around animals, I think we’… (more)

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 Easter weekend
20. Brandi Verified Background Check

I love dogs!

Capitol View South, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I have cared for dogs from puppy to the old man stage, of all sizes. I do not have much experience administering medicine besides an occasional vet p… (more)

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