House Sitting in Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA

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

1. Rebecca

Paws-itively your pets pal!

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Rebecca was fantastic! We have a dog that doesn't do well with people outside her circle, and we've boarded her before with terrible results. But with Rebecc... (more)"

2. Susan

Caring and Dependable Pet Sitter

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

11 repeat clients

"We love having Susan stay in our home with our dogs when we're away! We know they're getting excellent care from a true dog lover. We think Susan is wonderf... (more)"

3. Inga

Very reliable, dog lover!

Des Moines , IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Inga did a great job. She had some unexpected challenges put on her and she handled them with gracefully. I would definitely recommend her. (more)"

4. Krystal

Young professional pet lovers

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50131

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

6 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)"

5. 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)"

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. 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)"

8. 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)"

9. Abby

Lifelong dog owner seeking side gig

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Abby has watched my 4 year old Great Dane, Albia. I don't think Albia wanted to come home! Everything was taken care of and she was much loved. I even got a... (more)"

10. 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)"

11. Jacklyn

Responsible and Reliable Pet Sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

1 repeat client

About: I love all pets and would love to provide reliable, professional care for yours while you are away. I have worked in a vets office, have owned cats... (more)

12. Andrea

Fun & friendly, loves all animals

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Andi is AMAZING with dogs. She has two dogs of her own that she loves and adores. She's also taken care of other pets for friends because she's very trustw... (more)"

13. Remi

Dog lover extraordinaire!

Johnston, IA, 50131

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Remi T is AWESOME! She has worked with my dogs for 3 years now and the pups and I couldn't be happier! She takes her time, engages the dogs and I have truste... (more)"

14. Lindsay

Relax! We are going to have fun!

Johnston, IA, 50131

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Lindsay Scarborough for over 15 years and she has always been an animal lover. From her childhood of raising dogs, rabbits, ferrets, and cats sh... (more)"

15. Amanda

24/7 care

Windsor heights , IA, 50324

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

3 repeat clients

"Amanda was awesome to work with, she is very flexible and communicates back very fast. We got pictures from Mochi and we know Mochi had a great time because... (more)"

16. Mallory

Lifetime dog lover for hire!

Waveland Woods, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mallory was great! We went out of town for the weekend and she sent us a few pictures of Lacy which made us feel much better about leaving her for the weeken... (more)"

17. 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)"

18. Madeline

Life long dog owner and lover!

Westwood, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

About: I absolutely love dogs of all ages and sizes. I have experience with house sitting and drop in visits. I am a high school senior so I am available ... (more)

19. 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)"

20. 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)

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