House Sitting in Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA

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1. Rebecca

Paws-itively your pets pal!

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 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. Elizabeth

Known as the "Dog Whisperer"

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Elizabeth was amazing! We loved her and so did Kirby! Kirby was in the cone due to a bad paw and Elizabeth took wonderful care of him. She is very trustworth... (more)"

3. Susan

Caring and Dependable Pet Sitter

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 repeat clients

"Susan is always great. Our dogs adore her and we feel like they are in such good hands. Susan does many kind and thoughtful things in our home while we're ... (more)"

4. Claire

High-Energy Dog Lover <3

Westwood, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting

3 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)"

5. Sarah

Dogs Are Family Members

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Sarah was wonderful. Checked in every day and sent pictures. I will absolutely use her again (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. Adam

Unconditional love for all dogs

Drake, Des moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: Have been caring for dogs my entire life, dogs are just what make me happy. I love to play with all kinds of dogs. As far as care go, I always star... (more)

8. Laurel

Dog mom ❤

Beaverdale, DES MOINES, IA, 50310

House Sitting

8 repeat clients

"My husband and I recently took our honeymoon out of the country. We have 3 high energy dogs and finding the right dog sitter was a priority. I have to say no... (more)"

9. Krystal

Young professional pet lovers

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

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

8 repeat clients

"Krystal was great to work with - responsive to communications, came over twice to meet our dogs and handled all of our "special instructions" very well! We ... (more)"

Available this weekend
10. Heidi

Caring Pet Sitting in my Home

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

13 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)"

11. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Stacey stayed at my home while I traveled. She's professional, reliable, great with my dog, good communicator. Highly recommend! (more)"

12. 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)"

13. 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)"

14. Mary Elizabeth

Camp Mary Beth Williams

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

1 repeat client

"Mary Beth has been watching Charlie for the past 2 + years. He LOVES Mary Beth! Charlie is loved and cared for and knowing this makes saying goodbye to him ... (more)"

15. Emily

Animal Lover With Love To Give

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emily is a great lover of animals. I have often called her the animal whisperer. She has the ability to calm animals who are agitated. When we go someplace w... (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. 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

"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 a... (more)"

18. Jacklyn

Responsible and Reliable Pet Sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

3 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)

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. Hannah

I have treats on me 24/7

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I love walking dogs in their neighborhoods or even taking them to a new place to engage their minds a bit more than the routine walk. I love dogs o... (more)

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