Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Greater South Side, 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. Emma

Home full-time for the summer!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My dog LOVES Emma! I can always tell the days she has walked him because we come home to a calm, worn out dog instead of a wild animal. It's also helped our ... (more)"

2. Dala

Wanna be crazy dog lady. Husband:no

Merle Hay, Des Moines , IA, 50322

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

31 repeat clients

"Dala is fantastic - Goliath loved her. He is a big baby and does not like to be left alone. Knowing he was in good hands made our trip a little easier. (more)"

3. Brian

I'll gladly run with your dog!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

3 repeat clients

"Brian is great! I will continue to book with him to take care of Roxy and Marley! (more)"

4. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 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. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Stacy did great with Obie, no issues at all. (more)"

6. Karin

dogs, camping + coffee

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

About: I am absolutely in love with the caring and training of dogs. I have three of my own and they are my buddies! I'm a high school English teacher, an... (more)

7. Kourtney

Let your dogs vacation with me!

Frisbie Park, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I would totally recommend Kourtney to take care of anyone's pet. She love's animals & works at a Vet clinic. We sent to Colorado & had her come over to our h... (more)"

8. Catherine

Who let the dogs out? I'd love to!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Catherine was amazing to both us and our two dogs. She slept here through thunder calming my girl dog and sent photos of their happy faces for us. Great comm... (more)"

9. Atalie

Your dog is in good hands!

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"We have an 8 year old miniature golden doodle who just loves Atalie, and Atalie loves her back! She will take incredible care of your dog! (more)"

10. Shannon

Wiener lover!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Shannon looked in on my cat over the weekend and took great care of her! She agreed to watch my cat on short notice and was very flexible; she worked with my... (more)"

11. Hailey

Health for the whole family

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Hailey did an amazing job watching our two dogs! We were in a pinch due to our dog sitter backing out last minute and Hailey was able to help at a moment's n... (more)"

12. Anna

Certified Dog Lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

2 repeat clients

About: I have been a complete animal lover my entire life! I grew up in rural Wisconsin surrounded by cats, horses, cows, and my favorite, dogs. I have al... (more)

13. Rachel

4 dogs of our own!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Rachel is an all around animal lover! She takes great care of any animal, including her own four dogs! She will care and love your pet as her own! (more)"

14. Mackenzie

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

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, 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)"

15. Heaven

Will spoil with lots of love!

Kirkwood Glen, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Heaven is a great dog mom! She loves dogs and I know she'll take good care of any dog left with her. She has a big soft spot for dogs and falls in love with ... (more)"

16. 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)

17. Chace

Ill walk your dog down my last name

North Of Grand, des moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"This letter is in reference to Chace Street. I have had the pleasure of knowing Chace for almost two years. Chace is a friend of the family, as well as our h... (more)"

18. Courtney

Animal Science Major/Reptile Expert

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am 26 and I work overnights at a pet hotel. My job leaves me solely responsible for the care and safety of all the animals that are staying there... (more)

19. Kennedy

Dog Loving Downtown Girl

East Village, des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I'm a junior at the University of Northern Iowa studying Marketing and Textiles Apparel. I'm very excited to be home for the summer in Des Moines. ... (more)

20. 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)

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