House Sitting in Drake, Des Moines, IA

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1. Elizabeth

Known as the "Dog Whisperer"

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

11 repeat clients

"Elizabeth was amazing! We loved her and so did Kirby! Kirby was in the cone due to a bad paw and Elizabeth took wonderful care of him. She is very trustworth... (more)"

2. Rebecca

Paws-itively your pets pal!

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

9 repeat clients

"Rebecca did an amazing and thorough job. She followed every direction to a T and was extremely professional. I loved all the photos she sent. My dog was very... (more)"

3. Emily

Dog Lover Providing Excellent Care

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 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)"

4. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

4 repeat clients

"This is only the second time that our boys have been left with sitters that aren't family. Yet, Lisa has become their favorite sitter already. Champ the chih... (more)"

5. Kelly

Caring, considerate, and capable!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kelly is a wonderful person and friend. She has extensive experience as a care-taker for adults, children and pets. I was her roommate before I moved out ... (more)"

6. 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)"

7. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Stacey did great with our two nervous rescue boys, who were extra anxious after a recent move. She walked them and snuggled them and left our house very neat... (more)"

8. Kate

Puppy Date with Kate

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

21 repeat clients

About: Hello all! I have a passion for animals and love to take care of them. I have rescued many dogs and enjoy all breeds. I am offering the followi... (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

2 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. Sarah

I'll love your doggo as much as you

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah is amazing and Percy loved having her house sit him. She communicated and went above and beyond! Thanks Sarah (more)"

11. Kara

Berhow Dog Park & Hotel

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

1 repeat client

About: Ok, so we don't own a dog park, but our house is like a pawty for dogs! We have been fostering shelter dogs for the last few years, and we just lov... (more)

12. 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)"

13. 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)

Confirmed New Years Availability
14. Caitlyn

100% chance of spoiling your dog

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"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)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
15. Jordan

Huge dog lover!

Clive, IA, 50325

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

4 repeat clients

"Jordan has taken care of my dog, Annie, on several occasions. Annie is a Dalmatian/Border Collie mix, which means she is 40 pounds of muscle, energy, and stu... (more)"

16. Adam

Student missing playing with dogs

McKinley School, Des moines, IA, 50315

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

3 repeat clients

"Adam was great! He took good care of my two rambunctious pups on short notice. Communication was great and I felt good about leaving them in his capable hand... (more)"

17. Hannah

Your dog will be happy with me!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Hannah was great & very responsive! I will definitely book with her again. (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
18. Jordan

I love a good walk

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"He is very tall and has a strong build. He is also kind and gentle with animals. A genuine dog person that should be able to handle any breed or size. (more)"

19. Stephanie

Dogs are my best friends!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: My name is Stephanie and I currently live in downtown Des Moines. I work full time at Nationwide Insurance and enjoy walking around Grey's Lake in ... (more)

20. Brianna

A pro used to animals of all sorts!

Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brianna did a good job taking care of our dog and cats while we were gone. And when our planned leaving and return times got shifted, she was very accommodat... (more)"

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