House Sitting in Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA

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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)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
3. Rebecca

Paws-itively your pets pal!

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"I never worry when I have Rebecca watching my 4 furry babies. She has a true love for animals which makes her caregiving natural for her. We have had her pet... (more)"

4. Krystal

Young professional pet lovers

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50131

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

5 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)"

5. 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)"

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. 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)"

8. Inga

Very reliable, dog lover!

Des Moines , IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"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)"

9. Debbie

Trustworthy Des Moines Dog Lover

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Debbie was great with our dogs. She was very flexible with our busy family's schedule and she communicated well. She sent photos of the dogs and let us kno... (more)"

10. 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)"

11. 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)"

12. Jordan

Huge dog lover!

Clive, IA, 50325

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

1 repeat client

"Jordan has taken care of my dog, Annie, on several occasions. Annie is a Dalmatian/Border Collie mix, which means she is 40 pounds of muscle, energy, and stu... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
13. Amanda

24/7 care

Windsor heights , IA, 50324

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

1 repeat client

"I have had Amanda pet sit for me on a few occasions and she was fabulous. She truly loves loves animals and it is reflected in her care for them. You won't... (more)"

14. 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)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
15. Mallory

Lifetime dog lover for hire!

Waveland Woods, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mallory has always taken great care of my pup! She is very patient with a dog who has a tendency to be a little shy and anxious. She stays in communication... (more)"

16. Stephanie

Experienced Dog Sitter

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Stephanie is a great woman with a huge heart for animals. I know that she priorities her pets in her life and ensures that they are well cared for. As long ... (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. 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)"

20. 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)"

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