House Sitting in Garton West, Des Moines, IA

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1. 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)"

2. 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)"

3. Taylor

I'll run and snuggle for hours

Ankeny, IA, 50021

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Taylor loves my animals & the feeling is mutual! My dog gets so excited to see Taylor that she whines & rolls over immediately for belly rubs! Even my cat ... (more)"

4. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Everything went very smoothly while Stacey house sat with Java and Mocha during our recent five-day trip. We received regular photos and updates. Stacey was ... (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. 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)

7. 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)"

8. 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)"

9. Jordan

I love a good walk

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Jordan has done a great job with both my Mastiff-mix and my Terrier! He does a thorough job, making sure all their need are met. He is very energetic and pol... (more)"

10. Caitlyn

100% chance of spoiling your dog

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Caitlyn loves animals, she is always volunteering to help ARL or organizations in need. Sge is responsible and would trust her with my furry baby and in my ... (more)"

11. 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)"

12. Jodi

Super Responsible and Trustworthy!

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Jodi for more than eight years and she's always had both a cat and a rabbit. She dearly cares for her animals and treats them with the utmost ca... (more)"

13. 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)"

14. Selena

It's Like a Vaca for Your Fur Baby!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

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

"Selena watched my two pups when I went on vacation. She treated them wonderfully, took them on walks and played fetch for hours, which my lab absolutely love... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
15. 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)

16. 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)"

17. Christine

Let me love your dog

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Christine is always the first person I think of when I'm wondering who would best care for my dog when I'm away. She grew up as a primary caretaker of her b... (more)"

18. Isabella

Dog care customized just for you!

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Isabella is a dedicated and hardworking young woman who impressed me with her commitment and attention to detail. She took extra time to really understand my... (more)"

19. Caitlin

Adventure & Security

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

About: I've owned dogs my entire life, and brought that passion for animals to my professional work at an Iowa City dog daycare during college. Post-gradu... (more)

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
20. Heather

Home Away From Home!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Heather has dog-sitted and walked my dog for 2 years. He is a handful but he and Heather got along great, she never had any trouble with him. She is reliable... (more)"

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