House Sitting in Garton West, Des Moines, IA

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

1. Jodi

Super Responsible and Trustworthy!

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Scrappy had a great weekend! Looking forward to more to come! (more)"

2. 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)"

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)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
4. 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)"

5. Lindsay

Dog enthusiast with plenty of time!

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lindsay is a passionate and caring dog sitter! I was so impressed when she asked me if there was any type of training or habits that she should be aware of. ... (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. Ally

I'll scratch your dog for hours

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ally did a wonderful job taking care of our dog while we were away for a week long vacation. She gave us peace of mind knowing that he was getting all the at... (more)"

8. Brittany

A home for yours pets to be loved!

Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Brittany is one of the best dog moms I know! She has such a natural loving care for not only her dog but others as well! She always puts their needs first wh... (more)"

9. 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)"

10. Jami

Huge dog lover with lots of energy!

Pleasant hill, IA, 50327

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I LOVE dogs and have 2 very energetic dogs of my own. I have a fun loving personality and will play inside or outdoors (whatever you prefer!). I am... (more)

11. KyLeigh

Nonstop Playtime and Adventures

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

1 repeat client

"Kyleigh is amazing with my dog. She shows him so much love and affection. You can tell that being around any dog puts a huge smile on her face. My dog absolu... (more)"

12. 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)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
13. Amanda

I will take care of your furry baby

Oak Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My dog is anxious around strangers, but Amanda's gentle demeanor had him comfortable around her right away. I believe any dog who gets to enjoy Amanda's comp... (more)"

14. Courtney

Will run with your dog!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Courtney is my go-to dog walker! I know that she will take great care of my Goldens! Not only is she kind and loving to my dogs, she is very professional. Co... (more)"

15. Bailey

A lot of free time to walk and play

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bailey did an amazing job taking care of our boxer MJ and our house! MJ is very high energy and needy of attention which Bailey took in stride, sending updat... (more)"

16. 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)

17. 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)"

18. Gaibrien

Home 24/7 - large fenced in yard

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

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

1 repeat client

"Gaibrien has been watching my dog, Delia, who is a very nervous, high anxiety Dalmatian/Terrier mix for almost five years now. Gaibrien goes to our house eve... (more)"

19. Dan

Dogs > Humans

King-Irving Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Dan has dog sat for my two dogs before and did so splendidly. He stayed at my house and attended to them without an expectation for compensation, just out o... (more)"

20. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

4 repeat clients

"Lisa was great. She took the time to come meet us and spent time getting to know the dogs, their routine & habits. Everything went smoothly with her stay. Sh... (more)"

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