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. Dala

Wanna be crazy dog lady. Husband:no

Merle Hay, Des Moines , IA, 50322

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

23 repeat clients

"Dala has been great to work with. I asked her to take my new puppy out twice a week over a period of a few months. That is a lot to ask, but she has been fan... (more)"

2. Kayla

Dogs are family! I love all dogs :)

Johnston, IA, 50131

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

2 repeat clients

"Kayla very obviously gave our little guy the midday love he needed and was happy as a clam when we got home! Thank you, Kayla!! (more)"

3. Katie

Reliable, life-long dog lover

Ankeny, IA, 50023

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Katie was so awesome with Oakley! He was such a happy dog to see her everyday and she was great. She played with him and took him for good walks and sent us ... (more)"

4. Rebecca

Paws-itively your pets pal!

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 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)"

5. Abby

Lifelong dog owner seeking side gig

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Abby has watched my 4 year old Great Dane, Albia. I don't think Albia wanted to come home! Everything was taken care of and she was much loved. I even got a... (more)"

6. Andrea

Fun & friendly, loves all animals

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"My dogs love having Andrea drop in to see them. (more)"

7. Katie

young professional, love animals!

West des moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have an almost 2 year old cairn terrier mix of my own so I'm used to handling a high energy dog :) Peanut is only 20 lbs so I prefer to care for ... (more)

8. JENNIFER

We love dogs & they love it here!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

2 repeat clients

"Jennifer was absolutely perfect. She responded to an emergency that we had and was a lifesaver for us and our pets. (more)"

9. Jennifer

Experience Pet Care Specialist

URBANDALE, IA, 50322

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: I have worked in pet care settings for years, and have worked with a variety of animals. I am currently work a full time day job so I am unavailabl... (more)

10. Anna

Certified Dog Lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

1 repeat client

"Anna was fantastic! Great communication and updated me each time she visited my pets. I will certainly be asking Anna to watch my pets in the future! 5 stars... (more)"

11. Jordan

Huge dog lover!

Clive, IA, 50325

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

3 repeat clients

"Jordan did a great job, my dogs liked her and I appreciated the pictures! I also appreciated knowing all "business" had been done by each of my dogs! Will hi... (more)"

12. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My two pups loved having Lisa as their sitter! She was responsive to my request and replied to all messages very quickly. When we met I could tell right away... (more)"

13. 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 two of my own and they are my buddies! I'm a high school English teacher, and ... (more)

14. Jordan

Dog lover

Beaverdale, Des Moinss , IA, 50310

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

1 repeat client

About: I love all animals- I would love to help take care of your pets :) I live in a home with a fenced in back yard in Beaverdale. I have a roommate wh... (more)

15. Lindsay

Relax! We are going to have fun!

Johnston, IA, 50131

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Lindsay Scarborough for over 15 years and she has always been an animal lover. From her childhood of raising dogs, rabbits, ferrets, and cats sh... (more)"

16. Lynn

Responsible Dog Lover

Urbandale, IA, 50322

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My wife Lynn has a great love for all animals I often have thought she should've been a vet. She is responsible, caring and a loving mother who will take as... (more)"

17. Caitlin

Adventure & Security

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

About: I've owned dogs my entire life, and brought that passion for animals to my professional work at an Iowa City dog daycare during college. Post-gradu... (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

1 repeat client

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. Mackenzie

Experienced Dog Mom

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I'm a mother of three (children) and three(dogs) in WDM. I started working at animal shelters when I was 20 yr old. I was with the DDFL in Denver... (more)

20. Kelly

Furry family lovers

des moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kelly was punctual and professional. She took care great care of our dog and 2 cats. Everything we needed done was taken care of and she was very responsiv... (more)"

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