Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Garton West, Des Moines, IA

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your dog.

1. Lori

I love dogs!

Altoona, IA, 50009

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Lori was AWESOME!! She went above and beyond to make sure our two kitties were well cared for and loved while we were away on vacation. I would book her agai... (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

"PHENOMINAL caregivers!!! Exactly the environment we have been searching to find for our boys when we need to be out of town!! We feel very fortunate our boys... (more)"

3. Andrew

I'll run with your dog!

Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Andrew was a fantastic dog-walker and friend for our Ruby! He clearly loves dogs, and he was enthusiastic about meeting her and learning her habits and pref... (more)"

4. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

4 repeat clients

"I highly recommend Lisa for any pet care needs. Upon meeting her for the first time, I knew she would be kind, patient, and trustworthy. She has excellent c... (more)"

5. Amber

I'll play with your dogs and cats

Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amber took care of our elderly cat for for over a week. She took time to make friends with him and send pictures everyday. She also left the feeding area c... (more)"

6. 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 was kind enough to send me a photo of the visit and our dog seemed super chill when we got home. Excellent service. (more)"

7. Emily

Dog Lover Providing Excellent Care

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"I know Emily and her family very well. She's a great person and works very well with dogs and animals in general. I've heard wonderful reports of her taking ... (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

"Excellent, our girls love her! (more)"

9. Anna

Certified Dog Lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Anna was fantastic! Great communication and updated me each time she visited my pets. I will certainly be asking Anna to watch my pets in the future! 5 stars... (more)"

10. Mackenzie

Let's run, walk, play, and pet!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mackenzie is the BEST! I have a large German Shepherd who is a ball of energy, but very sweet -I must add, anyway she handles him so well. She showers him ... (more)"

11. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Stacey came the night before to meet us and get instructions. The day of, she sent pictures before and after the visit and even stayed longer to allow Stella... (more)"

12. 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)"

13. Tina

Ready to play with your pup!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I had the pleasure of using Tina to watch my dog Riley when I was on vacation. Riley is a nervous girl and a little more maintenance than most dogs. I felt c... (more)"

14. Adam

Student missing playing with dogs

McKinley School, Des moines, IA, 50315

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

3 repeat clients

About: Have been caring for dogs my entire life, dogs are just what make me happy. I love to play with all kinds of dogs. As far as care go, I always star... (more)

15. 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)

16. Alyssa

Walking trail nearby. Fenced yard

Oak Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

About: I have a Morkie pup named Gus that loves to play with others. I realize every pet parent has different ways they like to train. If you have certain... (more)

17. Breanne

Huge yard - let's play and snuggle!

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

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

"My wife and I have two dogs that mean the world to us. We'd love to be around them all day but have to work busy jobs. When Breanne watches them they come ho... (more)"

18. Lisa

Arlene's Pet Sitting Service

Oak Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

3 repeat clients

About: Your pet can stay in the comfort of a pet-loving, pet-friendly home while you are away. Former professional groomer and veterinary technician expe... (more)

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
19. 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)"

20. 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)"

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