Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your dog.

1. Emma

Home full-time for the summer!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My dog LOVES Emma! I can always tell the days she has walked him because we come home to a calm, worn out dog instead of a wild animal. It's also helped our ... (more)"

2. Dala

Wanna be crazy dog lady. Husband:no

Merle Hay, Des Moines , IA, 50322

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

31 repeat clients

"Dala was incredible. Truly. We have a rescue dog (a Rottweiler) who is not particularly easy to handle, especially when also managing our other small dog. ... (more)"

3. Elizabeth

Known as the "Dog Whisperer"

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Elizabeth was great! She is very nice and took great care of our dog, I loved receiving the pictures from their time together to see my dog! I think Elizabet... (more)"

4. Brian

I'll gladly run with your dog!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

3 repeat clients

"Brian did a great job at wearing out a very active cattle dog during the day I had to be out of town. Five stars! (more)"

5. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"I highly recommend Lisa for any pet care needs. Upon meeting her for the first time, I knew she would be kind, patient, and trustworthy. She has excellent c... (more)"

6. Katie

young professional, love animals!

West des moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Katie was great with my newly adopted dog, Edee! She was very patient and accommodating to Edees needs as she is still adapting to her new home. Katie provi... (more)"

7. Megan

Adventure pup & adventure fur-mom!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

3 repeat clients

"Reliable care - great communication! (more)"

8. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Stacy did great with Obie, no issues at all. (more)"

9. Karin

dogs, camping + coffee

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

About: I am absolutely in love with the caring and training of dogs. I have three of my own and they are my buddies! I'm a high school English teacher, an... (more)

10. Katie

Reliable, life-long dog lover

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Katie was fantastic to work with! She was available to meet me and my dogs and help me on short notice and it was obvious she took great care of them on the... (more)"

11. Kourtney

Let your dogs vacation with me!

Frisbie Park, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I would totally recommend Kourtney to take care of anyone's pet. She love's animals & works at a Vet clinic. We sent to Colorado & had her come over to our h... (more)"

12. Catherine

Who let the dogs out? I'd love to!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Catherine was amazing to both us and our two dogs. She slept here through thunder calming my girl dog and sent photos of their happy faces for us. Great comm... (more)"

13. Sydney

Part-Time Puppy Sleepover Provider

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client
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About: I've always been more than a little dog crazy. I may or may not have a collection of pug items even though I've never owned a pug. However, I have ... (more)

14. Rebecca

Paws-itively your pets pal!

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Rebecca did a wonderful job taking care of our fur babies! She was dependable and respectful of our home. We will definitely use her again! Thanks Rebecca! (more)"

15. Atalie

Your dog is in good hands!

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"We have an 8 year old miniature golden doodle who just loves Atalie, and Atalie loves her back! She will take incredible care of your dog! (more)"

16. 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)

17. Andrea

Fun & friendly, loves all animals

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: I have grown up with dogs my entire life and as a side job when I was in grade school and high school I would babysit neighbor's dogs and cats for ... (more)

18. 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)"

19. Rainie

Experience with all types of dogs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I love all pets, but dogs have always been one of my favorites. I grew up in a house with numerous dogs, but I've recently moved away to go to scho... (more)

20. Hannah

I have treats on me 24/7

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Hannah was flexible, upbeat, and easy to work with. She had no troubles with our older (grumpier) dog. Thanks for taking such great care of our four legged... (more)"

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