House Sitting in Fairground, Des Moines, IA

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1. 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)"

2. Rachel

4 dogs of our own!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Rachel was very friendly and helpful during the initial visit. Her husband did help with the dogs but I never met him or interacted with him. The dogs ... (more)"

3. 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)"

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. 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)"

6. Debbie

Your Dog Will Be Part of the Family

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

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

77 repeat clients

"Desi must have enjoyed her time with Debbie and her four legged family because it took her two days worth of naps to recover. She was healthy and happy when... (more)"

7. Molly

Flexible Schedule, Fun, Dog Lover!

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Molly received her beloved corgi, Gordo as a surprise gift a year and a half ago. Ever since that day, she has been the most loving and responsible dog owner... (more)"

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8. 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)"

9. 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)"

10. 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)"

11. Rainie

Experience with all types of dogs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I love all pets, but dogs have always been one of my favorites. I grew up in a house with numerous dogs, but I've recently moved away to go to scho... (more)

12. Katie

Absolutely love dogs!

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am an all around animal lover! I love to meet all kinds of new dogs and get them out to have fun. I'm completely open right now so time restricti... (more)

13. Tianna

Flexible w/lots of free time!

River Bend, des moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am new-ish to this field, but am working towards getting more experience and eventually certification as a groomer and trainer. I have volunteere... (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. Christine

Let me love your dog

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Christine is great with my shepherd/collie mix, Bodhi. It is very obvious she's a dog lover. He is always so excited when she comes over. She is very loving ... (more)"

16. 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)"

17. Olivia

flexible, pet-lover, kind, patient

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: My name is, Olivia! I've been caring for animals since I was a young child. I have always grown up with multiple animals and dogs in my household w... (more)

18. Trish

Let me spoil your fur-kids!

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

About: Experienced fur-mom that has experience with behavioral and medical issues. Able to provide supervision, stimulation and a safe environment for you... (more)

19. Stacey

Student looking for pets to love!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I'd love to learn to what your dog's favorite toys are, their style of play, what their schedule is, and how I can best serve your family. I wo... (more)

20. Maranda

I'll walk your dogs in the wood.

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I'm 22 living in DSM trying to explore the area some more with a buddy by my side. Love to stay active and enjoy as much time outside as possible. ... (more)

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