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. Tanya

Your Dog’s Second Best Friend

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

18 repeat clients

"Tanya is the best sitter we could have had for our boys, I honestly do not know what we would have done without her! Prior to leaving, Tanya came over to get... (more)"

2. Katy

Katy's my name, walking dogs is...

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

11 repeat clients

"Katy was wonderful with my new puppy Finley, she left a great report and spent time playing with her while at my home. Katy also sent some photos to me durin... (more)"

3. Kaitlin

Katie and Will's Dog Boarding

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Took our 10 year old maltipoo to Kaitlin for a weekend trip. She did wonderful. She kept me updated with how she was doing through text and pictures. She ... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
4. Jessica

All dogs are welcome in my circle!

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client
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About: I love dogs and cats, and have a passion to work with them. I've been a volunteer at the Animal Rescue League since 2012, and have been working at... (more)

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
5. Summer

Free snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Summer has been an animal lover and had pets since she was a child. She is very responsible and has a big heart. There is no doubt she will love and care fo... (more)"

6. Sydney

Large Fenced Yard and a Friend

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

"Sydney is a great dog-sitter! My pup always has a great time with her and she’ll take care of your fur baby as if it was her own! (more)"

7. Sarah

Dog obsessed, responsible pet owner

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

About: I have been house and pet sitting for friends, family, and co-workers for about six years. I enjoy spending quality time with dogs and treating the... (more)

8. Mikayla

Proud Corgi Dog Mom

Johnston, IA, 50131

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Mikayla was wonderful! She took amazing care of our fur balls. She gave great feedback while visiting and was punctual and professional. We will absolutely b... (more)"

9. Dan

Dogs > Humans

King-Irving Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Dan has dog sat for my two dogs before and did so splendidly. He stayed at my house and attended to them without an expectation for compensation, just out o... (more)"

10. Katlen

Home full time, fenced in yard

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

2 repeat clients

About: We also have a bike trail behind our house for walks. I've done dog daycare at pet smart best job ever. Did foster care for a year. Can also groom ... (more)

11. Liisi

Ultra animal lover!

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Liisi took care of my dog, Mabel on a moments notice and how willing to adjust her schedule to meet my needs. She not only took care of her but sent me photo... (more)"

12. Cheryl

Former Vet Tech is Home FULL-TIME

Urbandale Ia., IA, 50322

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

14 repeat clients

"Cheryl is one of the most compassionate people I have met. She loves and treats my dog like he is a member of her family. It's comforting to know he is in go... (more)"

13. Jill

Wannabe dog owner!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jill is one of the sweetest and most trustworthy people you will ever meet. She would walk and take care of my dog on the regular for me. She has a soft appr... (more)"

14. Kate

Puppy Date with Kate

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

27 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)

15. Meredith

Work at home, give great belly rubs

WEST DES MOINES, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Meredith is the dog whisperer! She has such a gentle and kindhearted spirit. She’s always punctual, responsible and just a genuine sweetheart to deal with. ... (more)"

16. Brittany

A home for yours pets to be loved!

Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Brittany absolutely loves dogs!!! She has a nine month old German Shepherd named Hadley. Brittany and Hadley love to hang out together. They go for long walk... (more)"

Available this weekend
17. Riley

Let me hang out with your dog!

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I am so.pleased and impressed with Riley! Our baby girl has taken to her so quickly and she has been wonderful about sending pictures this week of she and Ev... (more)"

Available this weekend
18. Anne

Love walks and all types of dogs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

2 repeat clients

"Anne is a caring and enthusiastic animal-lover; I'd recommend her to anyone looking for a sitter who will make their pet feel entirely loved and safely cared... (more)"

19. Anastasia

Big or small, I love them all!

URBANDALE, IA, 50322

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

1 repeat client

"Anastasia watched my dog Arrow (and house-sat) often for us while we were on vacation. She was a pleasure to work with, kept our dog safe and happy, and our... (more)"

20. Hannah

Pets are like family, special!!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Hannah does an excellent job watching our pets. She really cares for the animals. We defently recommend her to our friends. She has watched our neighbors dog... (more)"

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