House Sitting in Meredith, Des Moines, IA

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

1. Susan

Caring and Dependable Pet Sitter

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

10 repeat clients

"We felt very comfortable leaving our dogs with Susan. She came over twice to meet them and go through our long list of instructions! Susan seemed very cons... (more)"

2. Claire

High-Energy Dog Lover <3

Westwood, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting

2 repeat clients

"Claire was fantastic! She was incredibly responsive whenever we reached out to her, and we can tell that she really understood and appreciated the unique per... (more)"

3. Sarah

Loving Lady!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

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

6 repeat clients

"Sarah was professional and we could tell she has a lot of experience dog sitting. Sandy and Dakota liked her right away too, Sandy especially can be picky so... (more)"

4. Jacqui

I love dogs and they love me too!!

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

1 repeat client

"Jacqui is amazing. The second she walked in the door to meet our pups we were instantly comfortable...not to mention the dogs ran to her as if they were best... (more)"

5. Inga

Very reliable, dog lover!

Des Moines , IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: I grew up on a farm and have been around animals all my life! I absolutely love all animals and will treat your pet like my family :) currently goi... (more)

6. Kourtney

Let your dogs vacation with me!

Frisbie Park, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have had a complete variation of animals since I was a young girl and at the age of 19 got my first "own" pet. I have been pet and house sitting ... (more)

7. Krystal

Young professional pet lovers

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50131

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

5 repeat clients

"Krystal did a phenomenal job! Our dogs love her, she takes great care of them and is very conscientious about making sure our house is safe and secure and j... (more)"

8. Meghan

Worked at a Vet for 2 1/2 years!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Meghan was amazing! 5 star rating! Zoey had a great time with her. We will definitely book her again :) (more)"

9. Sara

Experienced, energetic animal lover

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Sara watched our dog over Thanksgiving and it was really a load off our minds to know our dog and house were in caring, capable hands. Sara gave us daily up... (more)"

10. Brianna

A pro used to animals of all sorts!

Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I've never not had a dog in my home, and animals and I have a special bond. My first job was taking care of dogs in a doggie day care. When I lived... (more)

11. Emily

Passionate caretaker of dogs

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have had dogs my entire life. My family has been breeding dogs for fun for many years, primarily Labs and Golden’s. I have experience taking care... (more)

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
12. Evan

Foster Parent/Dog Trainer

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

15 repeat clients

"Where do I begin! Evan has worked professionally with dogs for at least 5 years, from training, fostering for shelters, even search and rescue dogs. He's s... (more)"

13. Katie

Your pet and I are best friends

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Katie was wonderful! I felt comfortable leaving her with my keys and my fur babies from the time I met her! We loved getting some pictures while we were out ... (more)"

14. Debbie

Trustworthy Des Moines Dog Lover

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Debbie has cared for my 3 dogs for 3 years as I have traveled for work. Simply said she takes wonderful care of them and they love her. And I have to say o... (more)"

15. Alexandra

Pet Lover!

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50310

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

"No problems with the drop off and pick up, overfed a little but not too bad. (more)"

16. Kim

Experienced dog handler/groomer

Des moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Spent 5 years managing a dog boarding kennel & in-home visits & 3 years grooming individual dogs. Currently have 2 dogs of my own (an English Bull... (more)

17. Cheryl

Former Vet Tech is Home FULL-TIME

Urbandale Ia., IA, 50322

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

13 repeat clients

"Our dog, Otis had a great weekend experience with Cheryl! We were able to relax for the weekend knowing our family pet was being well taken care of. Our dog... (more)"

18. Brandi

Adventurous, Loving & Enthusiastic

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

About: I am very experienced with pet sitting. I watch my parents two dogs. One is a German Shepherd, Malu, and also a Weiner dog, Jaz. Both equally full ... (more)

19. Emily

Dog Lover Providing the Best Care

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"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)"

20. Alyssa

Local and reliable dog sitter

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alyssa is one of the most kind-hearted dog lovers I know. She has a natural instinct for loving and caring for dogs. It sounds cliche, but she really is a do... (more)"

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