House Sitting in Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA

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

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Jermaina M.
student & animal loverWest Des Moines, IA, 50265
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Jermaina was great to work with and flexible. Our flight was delayed and then delayed and we were going to cancel the trip but found an alternative and she work… (more)

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$35
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Erin P.
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Animals are Angels on EarthDrake, Des Moines, IA, 50311
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Erin is so awesome. I felt totally comfortable with Erin knowing that she would take excellent care of my pup! I knew from our first meeting that I would not w… (more)

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$55
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Amy S.
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Cat Mom and Dog WhispererJohnston, IA, 50131
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Amy was amazing! She was our first experience using Rover and house sat for us. The experience was everything I had hoped for, Amy and Sweded all of our questio… (more)

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$30
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Alexandria L.
You leave ‘em, I love ‘em!Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Alexandria is a natural with animals. My Golden Retriever loves it every time she comes over! She puts genuine effort into not only caring for basic needs, bu… (more)

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$30
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Confirmed availability: Memorial day
Lexie E.
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Looking to meet my new best friend!West Des Moines, IA, 50265
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Lexie was wonderful! Unfortunately due to recent issues our trip was cut short so Lexie didn’t get to stay with Pepper and Ali the whole time, however she did a… (more)

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$40
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Dog lover with lots of experience!Windsor Heights, IA, 50324
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

As soon as we met Alexis we knew she was a perfect fit for our animal caregiver. She showed a level of professionalism that made us know she understood how pre… (more)

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$45
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Dr. Lulittle at Your Service!Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Lucia was fantastic with my little pug and my daughter’s dog on Christmas Eve so we could go see a movie together for the holidays, and not have to worry about … (more)

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$30
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Confident, Fun Loving and Gentle!Johnston, IA, 50131
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

Katie was absolutely amazing. She was easy to relate to and so understanding to our fears of leaving our babies. We felt comfortable enough to go on a cruise we… (more)

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$30
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Compassionate, Energetic, AttentiveNorth Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Jenny did a wonderful job house sitting for our corgi. She followed all of my instructions (and I’ll be the first to admit I can be a crazy dog mom) and sent pl… (more)

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$40
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Confirmed availability: Memorial day
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Animal Science DegreeWest Des Moines, IA, 50265
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Sarah did a wonderful job watching Sasha. I was kept in the loop at all times and received plenty of pictures! I highly recommend her and will most definitely u… (more)

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Freelancer with a flexible scheduleSherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Emily is all around awesome! We have two large puppies with a lot of energy, they can be a handful sometimes. She was very communicative and sent great update… (more)

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$50
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A dog lover helping pet parentsSherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Robin took amazing care of our pets and left the house is perfect condition. Very trustworthy. We have a special needs dog and she was soooo good with her! 10/1… (more)

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$25
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Confirmed availability: Memorial day
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Lover of all fur babiesBeaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Laura exceeded our expectations in every way! She was professional, responsible, trustworthy and super nice! She sent frequent pictures of our dog playing and … (more)

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Reliable, responsible pet sitterMerle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50311
Dog Boarding, House Sitting

Paige did an amazing job watching our animals! But it was more than that, she took care of our house and even ran the dishwasher! She was great at keeping us up… (more)

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$35
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Ill walk your dog down my last nameWaveland Woods, Des moines, IA, 50312
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Chace really helped us out when we needed someone to watch our dog Simon when he wasn't feeling well and we couldn't stay home with him. He was responsive and … (more)

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Full time Walker and Animal lover!Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Holly was great! She kept a good eye on Cooper while he was a little sick and I had to be away. I got lots of pictures and a detailed report when I came back! (more)

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$46
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Energetic and caring pet loverUrbandale, IA, 50322
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Our pets are our family. I have a hard time trusting just anybody to help care for them when we are not able to be here. Kathy knows how important our pets ar… (more)

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Cat Lady Who Loves Watching DogsMerle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50311
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

About: I have been a weekly dog sitter for a family friend who has referred me to several other families as well. I have watched dogs both at the owners' ho… (more)

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$40
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I'll love your dog like my own!Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Finn had a great time with Lindsey and I will certainly use her again. She was very friendly and took Finn on walks. He even had his own bed and sleeping space. (more)

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Confirmed availability: Memorial day
No bark is too loud!Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310
Dog Boarding, House Sitting

I've known Casandra for over 20 years and she is truly one of the most kind hearted, compassionate, and animal loving people I've ever known. I've had several d… (more)

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