House Sitting in Garton West, Des Moines, IA

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

1. Courtney

Animal Science Major/Reptile Expert

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"You can tell right away that Courtney loves animals! Our elusive cat even warmed up to her and became her friend. She took great care of our dogs and cat and... (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. Kristina

Never take vacation!

Johnston, IA, 50131

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I was worried about leaving my dog over the holiday, as I just rescued him three weeks earlier. Kristina did an outstanding job, she took excellent care of ... (more)"

4. Bailey

dogs deserve the best we can give

Ankeny, IA, 50032

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bailey dog-sat for us while we traveled for several days. Prior to our trip, she stopped by the house to get the lay of the land, and to meet Cisco. Cisco is... (more)"

5. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 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)"

6. Emily

Dog Lover Providing Excellent Care

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 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)"

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. 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. 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)"

10. Taylor

I'll run and snuggle for hours

Ankeny, IA, 50021

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Taylor is fantastic with my dogs, Cooper & Zoey (bichon frise). We've been so lucky to have her help! Taylor is reliable, patient, has a huge heart, and is f... (more)"

11. Nathan

Nate's doggy service

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines , IA, 50309

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

3 repeat clients

"Nathan was fantastic! Professional and conscientous. He stayed in our home, and our two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels got along well with Nathan. He followe... (more)"

12. Cass

I love your dog like my family!

Beaverdale, Des Monies, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Cass was very reliable, friendly and did a great job keeping me posted on her stay with my dogs. I'm looking forward to having her dog sit again! (more)"

13. 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)"

14. Nicole

Pet Lover

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"My super old vizsla, Zoe, doesn't even miss me when I leave her with Nicole. I come home after being gone and she's so content! Nicole is very easy to work... (more)"

15. Sarah

I'll love your doggo as much as you

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting

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

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)

18. 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)

19. 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)

20. 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)

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