House Sitting in Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA

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

1. Elizabeth

Known as the "Dog Whisperer"

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

9 repeat clients

"Elizabeth was awesome! We got frequent updates and photos and she even did laundry and kept up with the trash/mail while we were gone. It was great to know t... (more)"

2. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Everything went very smoothly while Stacey house sat with Java and Mocha during our recent five-day trip. We received regular photos and updates. Stacey was ... (more)"

3. Rebecca

Paws-itively your pets pal!

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Rebecca was awesome! Daily updates and photos! We were gone for 7 nights, and it was so comforting to know someone was here at our home with our pets. Rebecc... (more)"

4. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"This is only the second time that our boys have been left with sitters that aren't family. Yet, Lisa has become their favorite sitter already. Champ the chih... (more)"

5. Chelsey

I am very loving and flexible.

Union Park, des moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Chelsey is my sister. We have 5 dogs and she loves them to death. She makes sure they have food and water. She makes sure they've been out enough times in a ... (more)"

6. Claire

High-Energy Dog Lover <3

Westwood, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting

4 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)"

7. Andrea

Fun & friendly, loves all animals

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Andrea does a great job. She's very responsive whenever I inquire about my dogs. Andrea has watched my dogs overnight several times, and I have no hesitation... (more)"

8. Anastasia

Big or small, I love them all!

URBANDALE, IA, 50322

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Anna has watched our dog Ozzy as well as helped with a good number of our exotics. She has always been prompt, professional, and great with our animals. I wo... (more)"

9. Susan

Caring and Dependable Pet Sitter

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 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)"

10. Kourtney

Let your dogs vacation with me!

Frisbie Park, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

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)

11. Hannah

Your dog will be happy with me!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Hannah has proven to be a very conscientious and trustworthy dog sitter! She has watched my 2 dogs several times and done a great job. It is obvious she lo... (more)"

12. Kate

Puppy Date with Kate

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

14 repeat clients

About: Hello all! I have a passion for animals and love to take care of them. I have rescued many dogs and enjoy all breeds. I am offering the followi... (more)

13. Anne

Love walks and all types of dogs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Anne is a quality friend and even better dog sitter! She is incredibly passionate about dogs and will shower them with all the love and attention she can mus... (more)"

14. Emily

Dog Lover Providing Excellent Care

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: For my entire life, interacting with animals has always been the highlight of my day. I have almost two years of professional pet care experience, ... (more)

15. Molly

Flexible Schedule, Fun, Dog Lover!

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"Molly is an amazing and so loving with pets. She has always loved my 4 and adapted well to all their energy and attitudes. Molly provides the same love to my... (more)"

16. Heidi

Caring Pet Sitting in my Home

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

16 repeat clients

"Heidi is terrific. If it is possible, my dog was smiling after we returned from dinner out. I can't thank her enough. (more)"

17. Jacklyn

Responsible and Reliable Pet Sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

4 repeat clients

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)

18. Aleksandra

Passionate Animal Lover

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

1 repeat client

About: My neighbor used to have two dogs and whenever she was out of town or had an emergency come up that required her to leave for the whole day, she wo... (more)

19. Juna

I love any and all dogs!

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: I have taken care of my own dogs, along with watching them for my professors and friends. I can take care of any kind and would love to do so! I am... (more)

20. Michelle

Providing Love & Care to Your Pets

Windsor Heights, IA, 50324

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client
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About: I've had animals almost my entire life. As a child, I wanted to grow up to be a vet. I chose a different path when I found out what vets sometimes... (more)

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